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  • Religion in the 12th Century

    As one might expect, religion was a formidable force in the 12th century. However, things are not as monolithic as they seem, and the appearance of the Dragon Star threw everything topsy-turvy. In the Middle East, the majority of land is controlled by …

  • Glossary

    Various terms or phrases will be popping up in game. New ones will be added as they are discovered. *Dragonstone, Starstone* - Pieces of the Dragon Star comet *Dragonborn, Starborn, Changed* - People or things altered by the comet *The Scar* - The …

  • Timeline

    This is a timeline of selected events leading up to the start of the game. New items will be added over time. * *1088* - University of Bologna formed. * *1096* - Teaching begins at University of Oxford. * *1100* - Baldwin I crowned first King of …

  • The Papal Schism and You

    After the death of Pope Honorius II in February 1130, the College of Cardinals were divided. An early-morning vote elected Innocent II, but some believed that vote lacked the proper quorum to decide. A later, second vote elected Anacletus II, who had …

  • The Weather of 1137

    The rains in Spain fall mainly on the plains...except when a comet breaks up in the atmosphere. The passage of the Dragon Star caused a number of weather-related issues that will last well into 1138. When the comet hit the atmosphere, it started to …