Blood of Dragons

Calendar

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 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.
    How do I connect to the MUSH?

    If you are looking for a way to connect as Guest character to see if you might like to play on the MUSH, we recommend using our web-based guest client. The guest client can be loaded in any modern browser and will automatically log you into the game as a guest.

    The web-based interface can be used...

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.
    An Introduction to MUSHing

    Perhaps you just stumbled across the Blood of Dragons website or perhaps you just logged in as a Guest with our web-based guest client. Either way, if you have never MUSHed before, you are probably wondering what on earth a MUSH actually is. If so, this article is for you.

    One caveat first,...

  • 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.
    157 AC

    Day 13: Daeron comes to his throne.

    Day 20: Daeron announces his intentions to invade Dorne. Ravens are sent forth.

    Day 30: Word reaches White Harbor.

    Day 4: Word reaches Winterfell.

    Day 18: A Summer Isles vessel, late at King’s Landing, arrives at the Planky Town. Its captain reports of...

  • 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.
    Disagreements and Lectures
    Ser Jaesin and Ser Bryce almost come to blows, and Lady Aisling offers (unpopular) opinions on both this and that.
  • Important IC news from all over Westeros, covering all major events that the characters learn about. Also available on the in-game Tidings board.
    Parley to Nowhere

    The naval engagement had proved a victory for the fleet under the command of Lord Alyn Velaryon, opening the way for an assault on the large Stepstone isle called Bloodstone. Aptly named for its bloody history, the isle is key to control of the Stepstones ... or ending that control, as the combined...

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.
    Farin Prester
  • 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.