And a series of pregenerated PC portraits for Paolo Greco's fantastic Chthonic Codex boxed set.
Illyria totters drunkenly between picturesque feudalism and modernity. In the Capital there are telephones, cinemas, electric lights and even automobiles, but a traveler venturing beyond its turreted walls may be forgiven for thinking they've somehow stepped back into the 18th Century.
The National Language is Illyrian (an Indo-European language in a tiny branch by itself) which is spoken and understood by all commoners. The business of the Archducal court is largely conducted in French.
The Illyrian Orthodox Church serves as the State Religion, though there are sizable pockets of Roman Catholics, Jews, and, to a lesser extent, Muslims (largely an artifact of the nation’s brief period of occupation under the Ottomans). There is also rumored to be a small commune of Swedenborgians somewhere in the north of the Great Forest.
The standard unit of currency is the Kopin. You have very few of these at present, and the world is teeming with people who have more than they can be trusted to use responsibly.
Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
The Trial (1962)
The Great Train Robbery (1978)
The Assassination Bureau (1969)
The Prisoner of Zenda (1937)
Royal Flash (1975)
Shadows and Fog (1992)
The Illusionist (2006)
Duck Soup (1933)
The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)
The Threepenny Opera (1931)
The Ladykillers (1955)
The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
Kind Hearts & Coronets (1949)
The Great Race (1965)
Trouble in Paradise (1932)
Jewel Robbery (1932)
Next post, I'll put up some NPCs that can serve as marks, foils,or allies of convenience for your gang of Graustarkian ganefs.