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NPCs available for new players are listed here, with the current player factions and contact addresses below.
Archduke Mihail (ADM), younger brother of the king, notorious bachelor, consummate horseman and crack shot, he lives in a hunting lodge near Videle. 2 Hunting rifles, sword, 3 horses, 50 crowns. 990 Influence, 10,000 resistance
Albert Miner (AM) owns a controlling interest in the Kaiserliche Energie Gesellschaft (KEG), a company formed to make him rich. Typically wears a top hat, tails, spats, and carries a gold-topped walking stick. Owns a townhouse in Galati with a factory right across the street. 1,000 crowns, 10,000 resistance
Avram Lancu, lawyer and public defender. 100 influence, 1,000 resistance.
Baron Rothschild (BR), owner of the Carpathian National Bank in Metropolia. $11,000 crowns, 10,000 resistance. Currently Minister of the Interior in charge of the police.
Brother Arsenie Boca, monk, theologian, and artist, 100 influence, 1,000 resistance.
Captain Alexander Averescu, veteran of the recent War of Independence from Turkey, he has combat power of 100 if accompanied by other fighters. 1,000 resistance.
Captain George Poagulescu, veteran of the recent War of Independence from Turkey, he has combat power of 100 if accompanied by other fighters. 1,000 resistance.
Captain Vladislav Moraru, skipper of the Lupu Albu, a paddle-wheel sloop that frequents the Black Sea ports. Revolver. 3 coal & 190 crowns. He’s laid up in Galati looking for passengers or cargo to make some swift cash. 1,000 resistance
Casimir Vidraru (CV), owner of The Chandlery, a shop in Galati catering to visiting ships. ($100 income) Besides marine supplies, they also sell imported goods obtained in trade. He also owns a fuel yard, mostly supplying coal to steamships but not above selling a few buckets to his neighbors. 1,000 resistance
Cavalry Captain Alexander Popescu, a veteran of the recent War of Independence from Turkey, he has combat power of 100 if accompanied by other fighters. 1,000 resistance.
Colonel Constantin Prezan, veteran of the recent War of Independence from Turkey, he has combat power of 100 if accompanied by other fighters. 1,000 resistance.
Dieter Thyssen (DT) of Thyssen Heavy Industries, an optimistically named spatula factory in Alexandria down by the river. $10,000 crowns. 10,000 resistance
Doctor Emil Racovita, famed biologist and arctic explorer, 100 influence, 1,000 resistance.
Franz von Hipper (FVH), the “dock king” a disreputable German ex-mercenary controlling the Galati riverside. Known by the police as “the Wharf Rat,” and a noted smuggler, he dabbles in white slavery and the procurement of opium. Hipper has a combination knocking shop and opium den with $1,000 income. 10,000 resistance
General Alexander Cernat Commander in the recent War of Independence from Turkey, he has combat power of 100 if accompanied by other fighters. 1,000 resistance.
General George Pomtz, mercenary veteran of the 1848 Hungarian Revolution, has combat power of 100 if accompanied by other fighters. 1,000 resistance.
Grigore Zibrean (GZ), owner of The Broached Barrel, a sleazy tavern down by the wharf in Galati, frequented by the dregs of society. Some say it’s a good place for vice to find you. $100 income. 1,000 resistance
Ion Pillat, famous poet, 100 influence, 1,000 resistance.
Iulian Radulescu, the “King” of the Gypsies, has a mobile gypsy camp he can move to an adjacent region each turn and treat like it’s property there. Income of $100 mostly from petty theft and fortune telling. 1,000 resistance
Josif Tesla, Nikola Tesla’s smarter brother (so he says), an eccentric inventor of steampunk gadgetry, lives in a rented garret in a slum tenement. He has the ability (with the concurrence of the GM) to invent new technologies. Besides a spare shirt, his only other possession is a mere pittance. 1,000 resistance
Jules Klinghoffer (JK), manager/director of the Royal Opera in Metroploia, the only “cultured” entertainment in Carpathia (at least according to him.) 100 influence, 1,000 resistance
Laurentiu Fuieraru (LF), owner of Fuieraru’s Hardware, a shop in Cluj specializing in tools and metal consumer goods. $100 income, 1,000 resistance
Ludwig-Camille LaGrande III (LCL) another wealthy stiff. Owns a townhouse in Cluj, a coach and four horses, 9950 crowns, 10,000 resistance
Major Anton Berindei, veteran of the recent War of Independence from Turkey, he has combat power of 100 if accompanied by other fighters. 1,000 resistance.
Michael Horvath, Chairman of the Miner’s Union is the guy to talk to if you need dirty work done. 1000 followers in Severn, 10,000 resistance
Oskar Ritter von Niedermayer (ORN) head of the Society for Enlightenment and Justice, an ostensible charitable organization with extensive ties to the underbelly of society. Owns a shabby soup kitchen in Metroploia used as a cover for recruiting those in desperate need. 995 influence, revolver, 3 crowns and four thugs (followers) 10,000 resistance
Peter Druseberg, Chairman of the Workers & Peasant’s Fraternal Organization, a secret political party dedicated to bringing democracy to Carpathia. 1,000 followers in Bistrita, 10,000 resistance
Peter Johnson (PJ), Head Architect of the Technocrats, an educational society/political party dedicated to the technical advancement of Carpathia. Runs the Technocrat Club located in Metropolia. 1,000 Influence, 10,000 resistance
Professor Ion Ghica, 100 influence, 1,000 resistance.
Stefan Rosu (SR), owner of The Broken Drum, a better class tavern known for its food. Serves the best schnitzel in Cluj—you can’t beat it. $100 income, 1,000 resistance
Tache Ionescu, writer famous for his short stories, 100 influence, 1,000 resistance.
Traian Vuia, inventor. He has the ability (with the concurrence of the GM) to invent new technologies. 1,000 resistance
William Hare (WH), co-owner of Burke & Hare, a general mercantile shop in Galati specializing in imported British goods. Nobody has ever met Burke, who supposedly “takes care of the British end of things” although few actual British-made goods can be found in the shop. $100 income, 1,000 resistance
King Rudolf is Head of State with the power to make laws and set taxes. The King owns a palace and The Citadel, a crumbling fortress in Metropolia (20 FF) now used as a combination prison and armory. 10,000 resistance
Princess Penelope younger sister of the king, she craves the power that would come to her should something happen to her brother. Lives in the palace in Metropolia. 1,000 Influence, 10,000 resistance
Boris Eisenberg, a wealthy capitalist, owns a townhouse in Alexandria with an income of $950. 10,000 Resistance.
Archbishop Guido Sarducchi was “exiled” to Carpathia by the Pope for some offense the Archbishop won’t discuss. He insists there were no choirboys involved, “Absolutely nun!” Has the ability to gain a labor for every influence he doesn’t use for something else that turn. 1,000 Influence, 10,000 resistance
Judge Nicholas Popescu (JNP) owns a townhouse in Metropolia. He usually uses the cathedral if a public trial becomes necessary. 100 influence 1,000 resistance
Baroness Katarina Avacyn owns a great deal of property including a townhouse in the capital, and an extensive estate near the village of Vaslui worth $1,000 income10,000 resistance
Countess Danielle Bathory, reputed the most beautiful woman in Europe, has an extensive estate in Arad near the Hungarian border. Some say her beauty regimen involves blood sacrifices and the Dark Arts but only her hairdresser knows for sure. 10,000 resistance
Baron Craova owns an extensive estate near Craova including a factory down by the river, a large townhouse in Metropolia and a coach with four horses to run him between them. 10,000 resistance
Baron Doctor Frankenstein, a recent immigrant from Austria (or one of the German states, his story seems to change with the telling) operates a charity hospital for the poor in Timisora. A genius of the medical arts, he can use his action to invent a new medical-related technology. (If the GM concurs.) If he uses his action instead to operate the hospital, he gains 100 influence that turn. 1,000 resistance
Count Orlok lives in a “rustic” (rundown) castle in Orlock, a district where the peasants don’t stay out after dark. He never drinks...wine. 1,000 influence 100,000 resistance
Baron Ludwig of Slobovanu owns a great deal of property including a townhouse in the capital and an extensive estate in Slobozia. 10,000 resistance
Karl Yorla heads a secret society (The Kollective) dedicated to contacting the Old Ones. His followers are cultists. Yorla himself practices the Dark Arts. He has a power level of 10,000. His powers are used to fight, or as influence but every point used is expended. 10,000 resistance Owns a country house along the coast of Budjak near the Russian border.
Hochmeister Ambrosius Schwartz (HAS), of the Covenant Brotherhood, a religious order of monks that refer to each other as “brothers.” The Covenant owns a large, although rather remote estate near Saint Mare, 1,000 resistance
MG The Machinist's Guild email@example.com
Guild Master Armand Kazi of the Machinist’s Guild is the guy to talk to if you need greasy work done. 10,000 resistance. He publishes a working class newspaper, “The Common Man” 1,000 influence.
The Vereinigte Kaufmännisch und Bergwerks Aktiengesellschaft (VKBA) firstname.lastname@example.org
Nieman Schwartzkopf, Chairman of the Vereinigte Kaufmännisch und Bergwerks Aktiengesellschaft (VKBA) a newly formed industrial corporation. He lives at the Technocrat Club in Metropolia. 10,000 resistance