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Gazetteer – Brun – Norwold Region

Overview – Norwold

What is the Norwold Region, it is a series of nations that exist to the north of the Known World on the Continent of Brun.

North of the jarldoms on the main continent lies the Kingdom of Norwold, carved out of the rugged northern coast by mighty warlords – adventurers of exceptional mettle (level 15+) who desire dominions of their own Normally loyal to Alphatia, the warlords have their hands full with petty local intrigues. incursions by unfriendly frost giants, and occasional full-scale invasions by the forces of both Thyatians, and Alphatia. Norwold has a long-standing “land rush” that is expected to continue into the foreseeable future.

Norwold – A collection of smaller nations joined together.

  • Population: 36,000
  • Races: Alphatian (Common), Alphatian (Mixed), Halfling
  • Languages: Alphatian,  Heldannic, Elvish
  • Coinage: Crown (gp), Mirror (sp), Judge (cp). Alphatian standard
  • Government Type: Numerous semi autonomous kingdoms owing loyalty to a central emperor or empress

Locations of Note

Kingdom of Alpha

  • Population: 90,000
  • Languages: Alphatian, Heldannic
  • Government Type: Monarchy part of an Empire
  • Industries: Agriculture

Denogath – A kingdom of the dead. Safest path into this lands is through the lands of the Xenophobic elves of Wendar.

Heldannic Territories – A nation supported by a army of warrior clerics known as the Heldannic Knights.

City State of Landfall

  • Population: 10,000
  • Languages: Alphatian, Heldannic, Thyatian
  • Government Type: Monarchy part of an Empire
  • Industries: Trade, thievery, fencing of stolen goods

Shire of Leeha

  • Population: 3,500
  • Languages: Alphatian, Lalor (Leeha Dialect)
  • Government Type: Monarchy part of an Empire
  • Industries: Agriculture, fishing

Kingdom of Oceansend

  • Population: 40,000
  • Languages: Thyatian
  • Coinage: Heart (gp), blade (sp), wall (cp)
  • Government Type: Monarchy part of an Empire
  • Industries: Fishing, agriculture, crafts (especially Dwarven)

Wendar – Xenophobic elves of Wendar and homeland of the High Elves of Mystara.

Wymsteeth Mountains – A place where dragons of all types can be found. No one else is welcome.

Wrath of the Immortals Timeline

Phase One (Levels 1-5)

AC 1000 (Level 1)
AC 1001 (Level 2)
  • TimelineAC 1001Norwold Region
  • Still to be Edited
    • Visitors from another land – people from a word where the sun revolves around them, and not the other way around venture into the realm with screaming birds of prey – the signature flying machine of the Heldannic Knights.
AC 1002 (Level 3)
  • TimelineAC 1002Norwold Region
  • Still to be Edited
    • The Gnomes are Conquered – The Heldannic Knights take over the lands of the Gnomes, they don’t change any of their culture or identity, but use them to provide a base of operations in the Hollow World.
    • Rime of the Frostmaiden – Ten Towns
AC 1003 (Level 4)
  • TimelineAC 1003Norwold Region
    • Mystery of the Hidden Kingdom of Dragons – Dragonborn variations. First sightings of different types of dragonborn.
    • Mystery of the Iceshield Orcs – They are leaving their home mountains of Makkres Mountains located in Vestland (Northern Reaches) in a mass migration, but no one knows why. Investigators are sent to find our why.
    • Mystery of the Travelling Dragonborn – Part 1 – Travelling from Darokin City in three caravans. On headed North, though Ethengar and into the Heldannic Territories. One Headed South, into the Five Shires, through Karameikos, then Thyatis and up the coast of Ylaruam and the Northern Reaches before reaching the Norwold Region. The Last caravan headed east into Ylaruam, then up into Rockhome and out into the Northern Reaches before making it unto the Norwold Region.
  • Still to be Edited
    • Knights Above – The Heldannic Knights explore the Hollow World.
    • Rime of the Frostmaiden – Icewind Dale
AC 1004 (Level 5)

Phase Two (Levels 6-10)

AC 1005 (Level 6)
AC 1006 (Level 7)
AC 1007 (Level 8)
  • TimelineAC 1007Norwold Region
    • Berg of the Frost Giants – Talks with the Clans of Frost Giants located in the Norwold Region.
    • Mystery at Skyreach Castle – A floating castle has settled near a village in the Norwold Region.
    • Mystery in Wendar – With the loss of their protective Artefact, the elves of Wendar are in a war against the Undead. For the first time in their history they have turned to the Humans of the Heldannic Freeholds for assistance.
    • The Day Magic Died – The dragons are unusually quiet after gathering in numbers.
  • Still to be Edited
    • Rime of the Frostmaiden – Caves of Hunger
AC 1008 (Level 9)
  • TimelineAC 1008Norwold Region
  • Still to be Edited
    • The Rise of Tiamat – Death to the Wrmyspeaker – Nerconvain – The trouble in the Wyrmsteeth continues
    • Rime of the Frostmaiden – Doom of Ythryn
AC 1009 (Level 10)
  • TimelineAC 1009Norwold Region
  • Still to be Edited
    • Wrath of the Immortals – War is Declared – Alphatia declares War on Glantri, Glantri declares War on Alphatia, Heldannic Knights declare war on Alphatia, Thyatian Empire declares war on Alphatia. (Event M – Spring 1005)
    • Wrath of the Immortals – Empires Build Forces – The navy are recalled and refitted in Alphatia, Thyatis and Heldannic Knights Territory. (Event O – Summer 1005)

Content Updates

  • 2021-10-25 – Updated timeline and added in AC 1008 and AC 1009.
  • 2021-07-31 – Updated layout and links.
  • 2021-02-28 – Adding in character options.
  • 2020-08-24 – Timeline Cleanup.
  • 2020-04-16 – Structure.
  • 2020-03-03 – Added in Timeline for AC 1006.
  • 2020-02-18 – Added in Timeline for AC 1005.
  • 2020-01-14 – Added in Timeline for AC 1004.
  • 2019-12-31 – Added in Timeline for AC 1003.
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Other Places of Note: Alphatia and Thyatis, Norwold Region, Thunder Rift

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