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.
    Updating Your Character

    To help us maintain a record of the history of the game and to help new players get into the game more easily, it is very important that everyone keeps their characters as updated as possible. As it stands now we often find ourselves forced to close—or even kill off—characters when they are…

  • 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 can I learn more about A Song of Ice and Fire?

    The best way is, of course, to read the books. We prefer all players to have read at least A Game of Thrones.

    But even if you have read all the books, keeping all the information about the series fresh in your mind is easier said than done. The Citadel is the section of Westeros where we have…

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.
    Character Building

    This article was inspired by David Louis Edelman’s Building Character(s) post at DeepGenre. Though aimed at creating characters for books, several of the ingredients listed as necessary (by Edelman and by other authors in the comments to the post) are equally so when it comes to creating good,…

  • 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.
    Q&A Session #1

    An open Q&A with the admin. Topics discussed include differences between Dorne and the rest of the Seven Kingdoms when it comes to dowries, succession and expected behaviour of unwed women as well as more ideas for SP spending and opening up the Guest and Newbie channels to all players over 3…

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.
    141 AC

    Day 23: During a tourney at Gulltown hosted by Lord Grafton, a melee for squires becomes chaotic when angry Grafton men-at-arms push themselves into the mix after seeing Benfrey Grafton knocked about by three other squires who had allied against him. In the ensuing fracas, the horse of one of the…

  • 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.
    Land and Sea and Air Part II: Tales of Vengeance
    Splitting his forces to catch the Kingswood Company in a pincer movement, Ammon Massey commits his troops to attack while help comes to the Kingswood men from an unexpected quarter; the mood of the victors is subdued after the battle due to an unexpected message.
  • 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 Child High Septon

    The High Septon is dead—long live the High Septon!

    Barely a day since the internment of the remains of the former stonemason raised to the Seven’s Voice on Earth, and the Most Devout has made the swiftest election of a new High Septon that any man can remember. It was not one of the Most Devout,…

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.
    Rhodry 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.