How it works: Technology and magic

Some time ago one of Wolsung readers sent us a question about technology and magic in our game. How do they interfere? What is technology based on? What has changed in the usage of magic after the Industrial Revolution? Today we’ll answer these question. Dear students, let the first lecture in Technical Thaumaturgy begin!

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 …

Nationality

The choice of nationality does not affect the character’s attributes in any way, but it has a considerable influence on the gameplay. Deciding on the country your character comes from, you place them in the social and political realities of Wolsung. A fervent patriot and a distanced foreign observer are totally different people – even Read More …

Lemuria

For thousands of years the hot and unexplored continent of Lemuria has been the embodiment of the mystery. It was a cradle of ancient cultures, the strangest creatures and a source of innumerable riches. Lemuria provides leviathan ivory, ebony, diamonds, gold and thousands of other colonial goods. As well as slaves. The heart of the Read More …