Brycheiniog is the kingdom in Lyonesse most directly threatened by the hordes of chaos to the north in Powys. Lacking the strong imperial presence of the kingdoms to the south (Gwent and Glywysing), Brycheiniogn is a multicultral realm of free men, former imperial citizens, fair folk, and more than a few hobgoblins (the kingdom needs all the help it can get).
The survival of the kingdom depends on political alliance in the long term, but in the short term, heroes must rise to hold back the encroaching darkness long enough for that to happen. Needless to say, most of my default campaigns will be set in Brycheiniog. Now if I can just learn to pronounce it properly. Continue reading The Kingdom of Brycheiniog
So, that’s coming along then. Brycheiniog: Here come the hordes of Chaos Ceredigion: Unaligned moon-elves and “primitive” humans Dyfed: Drunken Elves Glywysing: Like Gwent, but less so Gwent: Imperial Camelot, witches! Gwynedd: Fierce Buccaneer Halflings Powys: Hordes of Chaos, monsters, chaos monsters Continue reading Lyonesse Map – Political Layer
The Kingdom of Dyfed (Welsh pronunciation: [‘dəvɛd]) is one of several Welsh petty kingdoms that emerged in 5th-century sub-Roman Britain in southwest Wales based on the former territory of the Demetae (modern Welsh Dyfed). In the year 360, a sudden series of coordinated raids by the Irish, Anglo-Saxons and Picts began. These continued as the Irish colonised the Isle of Man (formerly Brittonic-speaking like … Continue reading The Kingdom of Dyfed
Æthelfrith of Northumbria was a Chaos warlord, who led his army of brutes and barbarians from the east to destroy the Imperial province of Teyrnllwg. This entire kingdom has fallen to Chaos in modern times, and provides a foothold for those dark forces in the lands of Lyonesse. Continue reading The Kingdom of Powys