Triad of the Lotus Dragon

You already know Shang-In (Wolsung non-China) from The Extraordinary Voyages, our upcoming supplement. It’s a good time to make an acquaintance with one of the most famous or notorious (depending on whom to ask) Shangese organization in Lyonesse – the Triad of the Lotus Dragon. They are the last of three factions available in Wolsung SSG, Read More …

Clubs and organizations

Almost every Vanadian has belonged to a club or a society in their life. Gentlemen’s clubs, scientific societies, students’ associations, marksmen’s societies, charitable groups, and other organizations are a normal element of everyday life. They are perfect plot devices as well as interesting options for Extraordinary Ladies and Gentlemen – and that’s why they deserve Read More …

Final Conflicts

A final showdown with the arch-villain with whom characters have been opposing during a long story or a campaign simply must be a conflict to remember. Final conflicts demand a lot of commitment on players’ side, so you, as the GM, should take care that they are varied, challenging and spectacular. Our favorite final showdowns Read More …

Sample gadgets: clothing

Clothes do not make the man but there are moments, when a fashionable apparel definitely can save your skin. Today we present you sample garments, that can become your characters’ favorite gadgets. Behind the scenes All gadgets in the rulebook are meant to serve as samples – they are one of the crucial elements of Read More …

Wealth and Equipment

Your character’s assets are characterized by two mutually independent components: Wealth and gadgets. Wealth determines the character’s standard of living, the quality of items they use and the importance of social events they take part in. Gadgets are unique items which have a considerable influence on the character’s style and personality. They are never bought, Read More …

Deadly conflicts: playing va banque

Let’s face it – the players’ characters in Wolsung are virtually immortal. Don’t get me wrong, our heroes are constantly engaged in violent, cinematic conflicts and they risk a lot. Remember that we are talking about pulp stories in a century when the phrase “a fate worse than death” was still taken seriously. The characters Read More …

National Edges

In the post about nationalities we mentioned, that some Edges are available only for characters born in specific countries. In the Magical 19th Century patriotism is a new and strong force. When heroes follow their national stereotypes, they can do even better then usually. Partly because they because they know what their countries demand from Read More …