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.
    Do I need prior MUSHing experience?

    The preference of the Admin is for the players to have at least some prior MUSHing experience. However, Open characters are available to players with no experience at all, provided that they have read at least A Game of Thrones as the game is not setup to cater to players who lack both MUSHing...

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.
    Dancing in Westeros

    Dancing is a natural part of court roleplay and this article attempts to give a good sense of what sort of dancing nobles in Westeros would practice.

  • 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.
    158 AC

    Day 1: As if taking the dawn of a new year as a sign, Daeron orders his forces to attack Sunspear. Though their numbers are much greater than those of the Dornishmen, Daeron is relatively cautious and opens battle carefully. It is only after three hours of skirmishing—in which the Dornishmen seem...

  • 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.
    An Unpleasant Surprise in Dorne
    The king's army reaches Yronwood, expecting to lift the siege ... and discovering to their surprise that the Dornishmen have seized the castle before he could arrive.
  • Important IC news from all over Westeros, covering all major events that the characters learn about. Also available on the in-game Tidings board.
    A Court Blossoms

    Day to day, it is said, King Baelor’s strength grows. The long, long recovery from his fasting in the wake of Princess Naerys’s miscarriage seems nearer to drawing from an end, as he has been seen more often away from his apartments, and the private sept which he most frequents. He has attended...

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.
    Mavros Uller
  • 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.