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         <td colspan="2">[[Imperial_Orc_Egregore|Grud The Unshackled]] </td>
 
         <td colspan="2">[[Imperial_Orc_Egregore|Grud The Unshackled]] </td>
         <td colspan="2">Ricky Hywel</td>
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         <td colspan="2">[[Marches_Egregore|Jack-of-the-Marches]]</td>
 
         <td colspan="2">[[Marches_Egregore|Jack-of-the-Marches]]</td>
         <td colspan="2">Kat Wheeler</td>
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         <td colspan="2">[[Navarr_Egregore|Liaven]]</td>
 
         <td colspan="2">[[Navarr_Egregore|Liaven]]</td>
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Revision as of 15:26, 3 August 2017

Egregores

  • Are the first point of contact for players in each nation
  • A source of plot in the nation
  • Get players involved in the plot and in the politics of the nation
  • Encourage the players to maintain the visual and thematic identity of each nation
  • Are the radio operator in each camp

Each nation has a single egregore spirit, created through ritual magic to represents the personification of the nation. The spirit may be present in more than one host body at any time. The ritual was created by the Brass Coast to ensure that the nations of the Empire retained their independent character and culture. In the game they act to encourage the players to maintain the visual and thematic identity of their nation.

The egregores are an effective channel for plot writers to deliver plot "news" to the players about what is going on in their nation. They work particularly closely with the player support team to try to help players get involved in the plot and also involved in the politics of the nation.

They are a point of contact for Profound Decisions crew for players in a nation and will have a covert radio. This radio is for emergency situations, for example, needing to contact first aid.

Some of the egregores are able to referee bindings and rituals. You can check with your egregore if they are able to do this. If you wish to approach your egregore for non-urgent out-of-character business, please respect their roleplay and the roleplay of the people they are interacting with. Do not interrupt people who are roleplaying with the egregore with an out-of-character question unless it is urgent. Obviously, for a genuine emergency, you should get their attention as quickly as possible.

Egregores are not there to make decisions for the nation or provide leadership or direction. They may take a role in their nation's elections - they may even vote, but their role is to support the nation, not to lead it.

Although any magician can open the Sentinel Gate, to take an entire nation through requires an egregore to use their link to the nation to take them all through.

Being an egregore requires some charisma and personal presence. The egregores do not have any real power in the nation so their influence primarily derives from what they can achieve through roleplaying. They need to be in touch with the politics of their nation to be able to get new players involved in it.

Current Egregores

Nation Egregore Name OOC names
Brass Coast Dust, Flame and Glass Linette Withers, James Fishwick, Oliver Cattes
Dawn The Knight of Roses Keeley Knight, Dan Sandbrook
Highguard Escon Matt Heath, Charlie Bretherick
Imperial Orcs Grud The Unshackled Rich Aidleyl
The League Guise Rick Jackson, Jon Pam, Charlotte Barrett
The Marches Jack-of-the-Marches Kat Wheeler, Merlin Hartley
Navarr Liaven Rich Loveday, Liz Duggan, Dave Young
Urizen Menos Toni Badnall, Liam Spinnage
Varushka Mother Varushka Dave Kibblewhite,Simon Childs
Wintermark Sulkavaris, Knower of Names Harry Morris, Al Bevan, Mike Rees,

Brass Coast

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Brass Coast: Linette Withers
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Brass Coast: James Fishwick

Dawn

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Dawn: Keeley Knight
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Dawn: Dan Sandbrook

Highguard

Egregore Highguard Matt 2.jpg
Highguard: Matt Heath

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Highguard;Charlie Bretherick

Imperial Orcs

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Imperial Orc: Ricky Hywel

The League

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Egregore League Rick Landscape.jpg
League: Rick Jackson

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Egregore League Jon 2.jpg
League: Jon Pam

The Marches

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Marchers: Kathryn Wheeler

Navarr

Egregore Navarr Rich 2.jpg
Navarr: Rich Loveday
Navarr Egregore Liz.jpg
Navarr: Liz
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Navarr:Dave Young

Urizen

Egregore Urizen Liam 2.jpg
Urizen: Liam Spinage
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Urizen: Toni Badnall

Varushka

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Varushka: Dave Kibblewhite
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Varushka: Si Childs

Wintermark

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Wintermark: Al Bevan
Egregore Wintermark Harry 2.jpg
Wintermark: Harry Morris
Egregore Wintermark Mike Portrait.jpg
Wintermark: Mike Rees





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