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 +=== '''Vysocina History ''' ===
 +* Vysocina has long been an independent pricnedom, with it's own language and culture. Until recently it was united, despite persistent intenral strife.
 +* For the past 500 years (since 2051), Vysocina has been ruled by the VonDrakenhoff dynasty. During that time hey have defeated beastmen, greenskins and Chaos Cults. They have a reputation for being ruthless to their enemies and kind to their subjects.
 +* Before the arrival of the VonDrakenhoffs, Vysocina was divided, ruled over by a smattering of lordlings and petty barons. It was not uncommon for entire villages to be lost to greenskin and beastmen incursions. The only stable center of power was the city of Ravenholm, which was ruled by the Church of Morr. This era is commonly referred to as the Vysocine Dark Ages.
 +* Settlers from Araby settled in the southern reaches of Vysocina between 200 years before the founding of the empire and 500 years after it's creation. Araby encountered internal strife at the end of this period, and withdrew support for it's colonies.
 +* Ruins and ancient records indicate that Vysocina was once a province of ancient Khemri. Their capital fell in a great disaster, and they retreated soon after. The name of the capital of Edku EL Dabar.
 +* There was a small Dwarven presence in Vysocina during the rule of Khemri. After the Khemri retreated, the Dwarves grew into a great and prosperous hold, the dominant power in the region. And then with next to no warning they were gone.
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Research Mechanics

  • Research happens in 8 hour increments, with one roll per increment, its Difficulty based on the topic being researched.
  • Research Rolls Research Rolls are made using either Read/Write, Charm or Command
    • Character with the Appropriate Academic Knowledge gain +10 to the roll.
    • Characters without an appropriate Academic Knowledge check take a -20 to the roll.
    • Characters with Search Trained gained +10 to the Research Roll.
  • Research Assistant: Istvan can act as a Research Assitant for one character. He grants the following benefits
    • The PC's may ignore the penalty for lacking an Academic Knowledge skill.
  • Duplicate Topics: If you unlock a topic that you had alread unlocked, you gain 2 free shifts in that topic.
  • Unsupervised Research
    • Each Concealment or Disguise check grants 4 hours of Unsupervised research.
    • Multiple Failed checks may result in the characters expulsion from the House of Wisdom.
    • Research Checks may be made the Search or Read/Write.
  • Research Fatigue: A character may only engage in a number of Hours of Research equal to the lower of 1/4 their Toughness or Will Power. For each hour of research past that they must make Willpower check to stay focused.
    • Fatigue (Level 1):Receive a -10 penalty to all checks.
    • Fatigue (Level 2):Receive a -20 penalty to all checks.
    • Fatigue (Level 3):Research increments take 25% longer due to distraction, nodding off, etc.
    • Fatigue (Level 4):Research increments take 50% longer.
    • Fatigue (Level 5):Research increments are doubled.

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Vysocina History

  • Vysocina has long been an independent pricnedom, with it's own language and culture. Until recently it was united, despite persistent intenral strife.
  • For the past 500 years (since 2051), Vysocina has been ruled by the VonDrakenhoff dynasty. During that time hey have defeated beastmen, greenskins and Chaos Cults. They have a reputation for being ruthless to their enemies and kind to their subjects.
  • Before the arrival of the VonDrakenhoffs, Vysocina was divided, ruled over by a smattering of lordlings and petty barons. It was not uncommon for entire villages to be lost to greenskin and beastmen incursions. The only stable center of power was the city of Ravenholm, which was ruled by the Church of Morr. This era is commonly referred to as the Vysocine Dark Ages.
  • Settlers from Araby settled in the southern reaches of Vysocina between 200 years before the founding of the empire and 500 years after it's creation. Araby encountered internal strife at the end of this period, and withdrew support for it's colonies.
  • Ruins and ancient records indicate that Vysocina was once a province of ancient Khemri. Their capital fell in a great disaster, and they retreated soon after. The name of the capital of Edku EL Dabar.
  • There was a small Dwarven presence in Vysocina during the rule of Khemri. After the Khemri retreated, the Dwarves grew into a great and prosperous hold, the dominant power in the region. And then with next to no warning they were gone.


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