From DoG

Play begins inSoisson, In the defunct Colony Of New Prussia.

The year is 1525, and life in Europa is a bleak existence of hunger, and grim happenings. War is the norm, and has been for over 100 years. The Tribes of Germania seek to unify, While The Empire seated in Constantinople feels threatened. Uprisings and massacres are daily occurrences.

Beyond Constantinople however, the cultures have thrived under a spirit of cooperation, and as a result The Island Nation of Nippon, Along with the The Persian Empire have created a cultural alliance sharing education science technology and have begun to colonize New Asia in a much more concerted fashion than the disjointed attempts made by Various Nations of Europa, on the opposite side of the same New World.