Here is a short list of terms used throughout Tales Untold . If you think a term deserves adding to this list, do let us know at email@example.com
A Defining Moment is an important magical object which is created when something of great importance to a person's own personal story occurs. These take the form of a blank golden scroll which once written should be sealed and when spent should given to a member of crew so that their power can be used and recorded.
Large, scaly and magically powerful creatures. Often known to breathe fire.
The military leader of a Realm. Not necessarily (but not excluded from being) the same as a Monarch. The exact title and reverence for it changes from Realm to Realm, but all share the ability to submit moves for Conquest.
Information relevant to you as a character rather than you as a player.
A 2v2 fight between two Primary fighters and their appointed Seconds. One of two types of Combat permitted within Camelot during certain times.
A free-for-all fight between many fighters. One of two types of Combat permitted within Camelot during certain times.
The ruler of a Realm. Not necessarily (but not excluded from being) the same as a General. The exact title and responsibility changes from Realm to Realm, but all share the ability to collect Resources from the Realm and are generally recognised as representatives of their Realm.
Suffered upon reaching the end of your Death Count while unconscious (or by select other means). Once you have suffered a Mortal Wound you will die within an hour. See Combat for more details
Information relevant to you as a player rather than you as a character. Occasionally “OOC” for Out Of Character.
A Conquest Phase, during which Orders are placed, corresponding with the Seasons of the year:
Shorthand for “physical representation” - how we are representing aspects of the game world. For example, the phys-rep for a sword is a LARP safe sword; the phys-rep for Magic Beans are black beads; the phys-rep for your character is you.
An endeavour outside of Camelot in which a small number of people will attempt to achieve some goal.
Realms make up the world that once was known as Albion. Realms are made of a number of Territories. All characters are from a Realm and the list of realms can be found here. Each Realm has a Monarch who may collect Resources from the Realm and decree who may pass through it, and a General who decides its actions for Conquest.
See also: Resources
Components that generally can be generated, found, traded, and used in the creation of Scrolls. Common resources are Beans, Blood, Defining Moments, and Riches, but other resources may be generated by Territories (such as wood or grain)
A broad term for referring to gold, jewels, coins and other shiny objects.