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Vital Plot Characters

The role of Vital Plot (VP) characters is to facilitate a compelling and immersive storytelling experience for the players. They help shape the game’s plot, create memorable moments, and provide narrative depth and complexity. The actions and decisions of the PCs in their interactions with VP characters often have far-reaching consequences, influencing the overall progression …

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England

She read the scroll once more, her hands shaking as she crouched down and held it over the fire in the hearth. With a hiss and crackle, the flames licked at the flimsy paper and the words began to darken and disappear. “By any means necessary.” Such a simple statement that held such an ominous …

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Scotland

Centuries ago, the relationship between Scotland and England was one of constant struggle and strife and this history has disadvantaged Scotland in ways that remain to this day. While the relations between the two are stable at this point in time, the battles over the lands of Scotland long ago have left them with few …

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Staff

Here in Allegory, the role of staff members is crucial for the smooth operation and overall experience of the game. Staff members are responsible for various aspects, including game design, development, customer support, community management, and administration. Their primary goal is to ensure that players have an enjoyable, engaging, and fair gaming experience. Current Staff …

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A Theatre in Time: Setting the Scene

Set in early 17th century, a game of intrigue unfolds amidst the backdrop of baroque-inspired Italy under the ruling Ricchezza family.  For three generations the Ricchezzas have governed the duchal territories of Italy with the aid of a Royal Chancery.  In the aftermath of her husband’s untimely death, Empress Dowager Mirielle Ricchezza assumes the role …

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Italy

The halls of the Citadel were nearly invisible in the pitch black of midnight, the weak light from the torch sputtering in meager golden hues. It wasn’t often that King Dominic called a secret audience so late in the evening and he knew in his heart that this night would be home to even more …

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Livestock

Basics The basic command for all livestock animals is control. To see a full list of available commands, type control [animal]. Example: control pig That is not a valid command for a fat pink pig. Valid orders are: “access” “allow” “deny” “follow” “stay” “dress” “undress” “hunt” To use one of the individual commands available in the list of controls, type control …

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Dogs & Cats

Basics The basic command for dogs and cats is control. To see a full list of available commands, type control [animal]. Example: control dog That is not a valid command for the dog. Valid orders are: “access” “allow” “attack” “bark-happy” “bark-warning” “beg” “belly-rub” “cry” “deny” “down” “dress” “growl” “howl” “pant” “play” “roll” “sniff” “sit” “sleep” “stay” “tilt” …

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Class Skills

The skills listed are available to the respective classes. Skills in italics are available at character generation. Skills marked with an asterisk (*) indicate that the player may choose one of multiple options. ACADEMIC Perhaps the most mysterious gift is that of the mind, and those who can wield it will find a wealth of resources …

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Mounts

Mounts in Allegory of Empires are used to travel from point A to point B and can come in a variety of forms. Living mounts (such as horses) are useful when traveling by foot while nonliving mounts (dinghys, small boats) are useful when traveling by sea. The command usage is the same for all types of …

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