The Grand Duchy of Karameikos - Wikipedia OverviewThe Grand Duchy of Karameikos (product code GAZ1) is an accessory for the Basic Set edition for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. The book was written by Aaron Allston, and was published in 1987. Cover art is by Clyde Caldwell, with interior illustrations by Stephen Fabian. ContentsPublication historySee all sectionsWikipedia · Text under CC-BY-SA license The Grand Duchy of Karameikos [Cyclopedia Mystara] Karameikos is officially a Grand Duchy for political reasons, but is effectively a monarchy. Stefan Karameikos, the ruler, chose to be only (Grand) Duke as a political signal to other nations that his nation has retained its ties to the Thyatian Empire, and that to invade Karameikos would therefore be to invade Thyatis. The nation also has several semi-autonomous baronies.