The setting is an unusual fusion of a curious historical event (the plans to build an aircraft carrier out of sawdust and ice) and an alternative history where this actually occurred but with supernatural forces intervening.
Characters have three Attributes: Post, Pluck, and Plot. These have values assigned from a standard array of 5, 3, 1. Characters also have Traits: Role, Rank, and Reputation. These have values of narrative tags that are used during play. Action resolution uses a single d6.