Blood of Dragons

The 'A Song of Ice and Fire' MUSH

General

  • Important information -- news, changes, etc -- from the Admin. Also available on the in-game Updates and Notices boards.
    Planning our 10th Anniversary

    On October 1st this year, Blood of Dragons will have been open for 10 years since its beta opening in 2006. Of course, the game was founded much, much earlier than that and the full opening followed after about a year of beta, but we still consider this to be our anniversary date as it was the...

  • 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.
    Who runs this MUSH?

    The game—as well as the whole Westeros.org site—is run by Elio M. García and Linda Antonsson. On the MUSH we are Balerion and Nymeria. On the A Song of Ice and Fire forum we are Ran and Linda.

    We became involved with George R.R. Martin when we contacted him to ask his permission to create the...

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.
    Love and Marriage

    Romance is a big part of the draw for many MUSHers and this is in itself not a problem. However, when you are playing a character in a medieval-inspired fantasy world, there are many complications to consider, both ICly and OOCly.

  • 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.
    The World of Ice and Fire “AMA”

    Following the release of The World of Ice and Fire, we invited players on the game to an “AMA” inspired session of talk about the book.

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.
    145 AC

    Day 18: During atrip to visit his sister Leria, Ser Damond Darklyn, the Master of Coin, is killed when a stone gargoyle falls from its perch atop the keep at Heart’s Home. Lord Dermett Corbray is also killed in the gruesome incident.

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  • 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.
    Beautiful Night for Stargazing
    On a night stroll of her own, Carmella meets the heir of Vaith, Jossart, and invites him for a better view of the stars from the top of the guest tower.
  • Important IC news from all over Westeros, covering all major events that the characters learn about. Also available on the in-game Tidings board.
    Heroes Return

    The royal fleet under command of Lord Alyn Velaryon has returned, and received a welcome befitting heroes following their victory—alongside Dornish allies, admittedly—against the Free City of Pentos on the Stepstones. The city waited ever since word reached King’s Landing that they had won their...

Characters

  • 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.
    Aidan Dayne
  • 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.