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 do I get a character?

    Blood of Dragons does not have open character creation. Players select from a database of over 2000+ characters arranged into family trees for various noble houses and because of this the process for getting a character is a little different than on other games. The option to have an original…

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.
    Style Guide

    Roleplay on a MUSH has a lot in common with other kinds of roleplay, such as MUD roleplay, forum roleplay or PBeM roleplay, but there are also some significant differences. Even from MUSH to MUSH there can be considerable differences in the roleplay culture, and this article attempts to be a brief…

  • 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.
    163 AC

    Day 1: A grand New Year’s melee is held at Sunspear. Many notable knights take part, but in the end, the contest comes down to the famed Ser Michael Blackmont, the Speardancer, and Prince Rhodry Martell. The latter carries the day and the prize of a costly fighting spear.

    Day 10: During an…

  • 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.
    Whispers of the Hostages
    Joleta Gargalen speaks with the cousins Ser Aidan Dayne and Tanyth Toland about affairs at court following the news of the Dornish rebellion.
  • 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 Dragon’s Court

    The court had gathered to see the king’s first public appearance of any note since his crowning. All the great lords and ladies in the city flocked there, some only lately arrived in the time since the death of Baelor and the enthroning of Viserys. Most of the Kingsguard were present, and all 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.
    Dermett Corbray
  • 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.