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.
    Weekly Scenes

    Hello everyone!

    RL has continued to hold us in a very firm grip. We have not had time to get the planned coding tasks completed for a mini “relaunch” at the ascension of Aegon IV. Instead, we will simply go ahead and start scheduling weekly scenes with the intent of driving things forward in a…

  • 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 is a MUSH different from a MUD?

    MUDs tend to focus on going on quests and fighting mobs or other players to gain experience points. MUDs also offer players options for both solo and group play, so that players can have something to do even when no one else is around. MUSHes, on the other hand, tend to focus on co-operative…

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.
    Beginner’s Guide: Part 4 - Getting Started Roleplaying

    This article covers how to get started roleplaying.

    When you are new to MUSHing, the next step is not always an easy one, and it is not uncommon for players to find themselves wondering how to proceed from here. In fact, this is a point where a lot of players end up quitting, because they can’t…

  • 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 #3

    A meeting to discuss the state of the game in the wake of Baelor’s death and to discuss our plans going forward as well as what players would like to see more or less of.

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.
    161 AC

    Day 11: News of the murder of Lord Lyonel Tyrell in Sandstone, and the accompanying slaughter of his forces, reaches King’s Landing.

    Day 21: Joleta Gargalen is made to marry Ser Ethos Mertyns, at King Daeron’s command. Ser Anders Dondarrion, apparently out of some gallantry, challenged the groom…

  • 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.
    The Seed is Sown
    Several Dornish hostages travel to the Bakers' Square following the rumor of buying bread that's just like home. But something goes wrong, very wrong.
  • Important IC news from all over Westeros, covering all major events that the characters learn about. Also available on the in-game Tidings board.
    The King’s Mistress

    Since his coronation a fortnight earlier, King Aegon, Fourth of his Name, has taken to being king with an alacrity that surprised few. Yet, unlike his late father, he has not done so by issuing a wave of edicts and beginning measures to change laws, correct injustices, or strengthen ties across the…

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.
    Tanyth Toland
  • 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.