Blood of Dragons: The 'A Song of Ice and Fire' MUSH

Blood of Dragons is the only author-approved MUSH based on George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire. Play the Game of Thrones and become a part of the history of the Seven Kingdoms:

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Sites of Interest

General

  • Important information -- news, changes, etc -- from the Admin. Also available on the in-game Updates and Notices boards.
    Blood of Dragons 2.0

    As of August 1st, 2013, Blood of Dragons has become what we refer to as “Blood of Dragons 2.0”, although it must be stressed that the name of the game will not be changed to reflect this.

    What this entails is that certain characters and certain elements of the game’s history have been changed to...

  • A calendar of IC and OOC events on the game. Also available on the in-game Events board and +Events listing.
  • A collection of Frequently Asked Questions that provides quick access to vital information, whether you are new to MUSHing or just new to Blood of Dragons. It is highly recommended as a starting point if you are checking out the game for the first time.
    Are there Feature characters available for play?

    On Blood of Dragons, Feature characters are defined as characters that are mentioned (not necessarily by name) by GRRM, either in the books or elsewhere, such as in correspondence with fans. For the time-period of the MUSH, they include all Targaryens as well as some other characters such as Alyn...

Resources

  • In-depth essays and guides on topics such as getting started on the game, creating a good character concept and roleplaying different character concepts. Many are geared towards newbies but everyone, including experienced players, should be familiar with the articles under the Theme section as these deal with the current state of play on the game.
    The Court in King’s Landing

    This article expands on the structure of the royal court in King’s Landing, listing the various available offices (though it should be noted that not all offices can be obtained by PCs). Many of the offices listed are established in the canon, others have been added for the purpose of the game....

  • The Helpfiles wiki covers the information normally found in the NEWS files and is divided across general information (policies, guidelines, getting-started information, etc), system information (descriptions of how various codd systems are used) and thematic information (an overview of key elements of the setting of the game.
  • A gallery of maps, including room-by-room maps over the open areas to help players find their way, as well as other useful images.
  • Logs of meetings, lectures, lessons and other OOC activities.
    OOC Meeting #2

    A discussion of current IC activity and OOC plans, with an extended conversation about how to get new players more engaged from the outset.

Roleplay

  • A chronicle of events that include known canon events as well as events invented by the Admin, events in character backgrounds and roleplayed events. This is the most detailed information available for the history of the game and it is an excellent resource for creating character backgrounds.
    153 AC

    Day 15: A tournament is held at Riverrun. Though still a squire, Kendros Goodbrook enters the lists in disguise as the Knight of Sorrows and unhorses all challengers, including Lord Joseth Smallwood, Euson Mooton, and Balian Blackwood. He is found out by Lord Kermit, and in the sight of everyone he...

  • Logs of roleplay. Players new to MUSHing can get a sense of how roleplay works by looking at the logs and experienced players can get a sense of what the roleplay on the game is like and whether it seems interesting to them. Players can request a login to contribute directly.
    A Rose Among Lions
    Reyna Tyrell confesses her tawdry affair to Jaesin Lannister, who reacts accordingly.
  • Important IC news from all over Westeros, covering all major events that the characters learn about. Also available on the in-game Tidings board.
    Holy Vows

    It was a surprise for many to have word spread through the Red Keep that King Baelor had determined to hold an open court. Only recently recovered enough to return to the rule of the realm—and even then only haphazardly, torn as he was between the demands of piety and the kingdom’s needs—it was...

Characters

  • Application forms for the various types of characters can be found here. Please don't be put off by the word "application"; for Open characters it is a very quick and easy formality.
  • An introduction to the CDB (Character Database) which stores all characters created for the game as well as all information that exists about them. For now, the CDB itself can only be accessed in-game, see +HELP CDB once logged in.
  • A listing of all the houses that are available for play. Each house has a family tree listing all the members of that house and it is from these family trees that the CDB (character database) was put together. The family trees can be used to see where a certain character fits into a family.
  • A gallery of original character art. Player submissions are welcome, as long as you own the copyright of the piece in question or have permission of the copyright holder.
    Marence Martell
  • A wiki for profiles of characters and significant groups in King's Landing and Sunspear. It is meant to give a sense of who's who at each court and to provide a way of easily browsing through information about significant characters. Players can request a login to contribute directly.