Setting: Nations of the Wolds

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Republic of Rosescatten

  • Politics
    • Political Structure: republic
    • Strong Influence: guilds/syndicates
    • Popular Issue: exploration/expansion
    • Stability: stable
    • Personal Freedoms: good
    • Scandals: common
    • Foreign Relations: good
  • Economy
    • Main Export: trained animals
    • Main Import: raw ore
    • Main Resource: food - crops/fruits
    • Trade: slight surplus
    • Strength: somewhat weak and declining
    • Wealth: evenly distributed
  • Ecology
    • Frequent Trouble: floods
    • Wilderness: 90%
    • Wild Animals: ubiquitous
    • Natural Resources: fair amount
  • Culture
    • Highly Values: education
    • Known For: cuisine
    • Popular Entertainment: athletics
    • Respected Profession: homemaker
    • Discrimination: vs foreigners
    • Major Taboo: money
    • Major Social Ill: fraud
    • Primary Language: Duetsken
  • Military
    • Strength: weak
    • Focus: land
    • Main Unit: siege weapons
    • Soldiers: mix of draftees, volunteers
    • Main Use: conquest
    • Rank: earned through heroic actions
  • Magic
    • Occurrence: in the hands of an epic few
    • Major Use: prophecy/divination
    • Viewed: with some suspicion/superstition
    • Enchanted Items: uncommon
  • Population
    • Urban: 10%
    • Rural: 90%
    • Literacy Rate: 5%
    • Gender Ratio: 0.34 male(s)/female
    • Fertility Rate: 3.4 children/family
    • Life Expectancy: 55.1 years
Ruler

KL2

Currently ruled by Governor-General Anton Mathes, currently aged 40.

KL3

He is an unassuming human - an ambitious mage, and is prone to bouts of extreme nervousness. He is very relaxed about his tasks and jobs, and is never in any huge hurry.

His eyes are green, and his hair black, and stands at about 5'10 in height. He has many scars on his body, mostly from magical mishaps.

KL4

He is a very competent leader, and is an avid painter. His art is highly sought after, even though he thinks the hype over it is exagerated.

His favoured weapons are longbows. She hates complete honesty, but is encaptivated by all things exotic and expensive.

KL5

He is currently suffering from a deep malaise, and is deeply unhappy with his life.

Kingdom of Ergâlcerecht

  • Politics
    • Political Structure: hereditary monarchy
    • Strong Influence: guilds/syndicates
    • Popular Issue: personal freedoms
    • Stability: stable
    • Personal Freedoms: almost nonexistent
    • Scandals: fairly common
    • Foreign Relations: good
  • Economy
    • Main Export: gadgets
    • Main Import: semi-precious stones
    • Main Resource: mining - precious metals
    • Trade: slight surplus
    • Strength: reasonable, but declining
    • Wealth: controlled by a very few
  • Ecology
    • Frequent Trouble: storms
    • Wilderness: 90%
    • Wild Animals: ubiquitous
    • Natural Resources: very abundant
  • Culture
    • Highly Values: piety
    • Known For: art
    • Popular Entertainment: celebrity antics
    • Respected Profession: politician
    • Discrimination: age-based
    • Major Taboo: displays of affection
    • Major Social Ill: domestic abuse
    • Primary Language: Duetsken
  • Military
    • Strength: strong
    • Focus: land
    • Main Unit: skirmish cavalry
    • Soldiers: hired mercenaries
    • Main Use: exploration
    • Rank: purchased
  • Magic
    • Occurrence: in the hands of a few
    • Major Use: prophecy/divination
    • Viewed: with respect
    • Enchanted Items: uncommon
  • Population
    • Urban: 21%
    • Rural: 79%
    • Literacy Rate: 45%
    • Gender Ratio: 1.17 male(s)/female
    • Fertility Rate: 3.8 children/family
    • Life Expectancy: 46.7 years
Ruler

KL2

Currently ruled by King Theodor IV. He is currently aged 30.

KL3

He is an unattractive human, noted for his devoutness. He's a malicious con artist, and is very suspicious of everything around him.

His eyes are hazel, and his hair black, and stands at about 5'7 in height. He is always seen in the best clothes he can get his hands on.

KL4

He is a very competent king and astrologer, who seems to be on the ball with regards to his ambitions for Ergâlcerecht.

His favoured weapons are spears. He hates soppiness and romance. He is a total sucker for challenge.

KL6

He is exceptionally greedy, and has a low standard of morals. He also has a personal dislike of Fey.

 

Empire of Violettan

  • Politics
    • Political Structure: hereditary monarchy
    • Strong Influence: family ties
    • Popular Issue: exploration/expansion
    • Stability: rock-solid
    • Personal Freedoms: almost nonexistent
    • Scandals: infrequent
    • Foreign Relations: somewhat bad
  • Economy
    • Main Export: trained animals
    • Main Import: lumber
    • Main Resource: mining - precious metals
    • Trade: slight deficit
    • Strength: somewhat weak, but improving
    • Wealth: concentrated in a small upper class
  • Ecology
    • Main Climate: temperate - forested
    • Frequent Trouble: windstorms
    • Wilderness: 79%
    • Wild Animals: dangerous
    • Natural Resources: very scarce
  • Culture
    • Highly Values: family
    • Known For: architecture
    • Popular Entertainment: celebrity antics
    • Respected Profession: merchant
    • Discrimination: attractiveness-based
    • Major Taboo: displays of affection
    • Major Social Ill: drugs
    • Primary Language: Duetsken
  • Military
    • Strength: average
    • Focus: land
    • Main Unit: lone horsemen
    • Soldiers: mix of draftees, volunteers
    • Main Use: national defence
    • Rank: granted by superiors
  • Magic
    • Occurrence: almost nonexistent
    • Major Use: religious purposes
    • Viewed: as slightly exotic
    • Enchanted Items: rare
  • Population
    • Urban: 10%
    • Rural: 90%
    • Literacy Rate: 60%
    • Gender Ratio: 1.18 male(s)/female
    • Fertility Rate: 4 children/family
    • Life Expectancy: 45.4 years
Ruler

KL2

Currently ruled by King Merfyn-Padrig, currently aged 25.

KL3

He is a ruggedly handsome half human/fey. He's a malicious rogue-like character, and is quite mischievious. He always seems to have some sort of plot ongoing.

His eyes are blue, and his hair brown, and stands at about 5' in height. He has a few scars.

KL4

He is reasonably competent as a leader, and is an avid painter. He has a collection of his own and others' art that is usually available to the public.

His favoured weapons are daggers. He hates irony, and is encaptivated by runaways and orphans. Frequently he sponsors orphanages.

KL6

His schemes often involve women that he has set his eye on.