Welcome to Clarkdale!

Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 193
  • Children: 24.35% (47)
  • Elderly: 15.03% (29)

Racial Breakdown

  • 139 ogre (72%)
  • 39 minotaur (20.2%)
  • 5 mindflayer (2.5%)
  • 4 troglodyte (2%)
  • 3 lizardfolk (1.5%)
  • 2 orc (1%)
  • 1 other (0.5%)


  • 3 Districts
  • 2 Businesses
  • 2 Specialists
  • 26 Residences

Summary [-]

Clarkdale is a hamlet in the Nillnah District with a monster population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This modest hamlet is lightly populated (561/sq km), covers 0.34 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 657 meters.

Climate [-]

Clarkdale has a Temperate Deciduous Forest climate, which is characterized by warm and wet summers with mild and dry winters, and has spring, summer, fall and winter seasons. Winds in the region are breezy and the temperature is generally mild with strong variation. Precipitation is moderate, and the sky is continually overcast.

Astronomy [-]

Clarkdale sees a single star overhead: Won, an average yellow star. Clarkdale also has no moons. In the night sky, you see a celestial object: an imposing black hole that has been around for millenia.

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

No walls currently surround the city.

Streets [-]

There are 3 roads leading to Clarkdale; 1 road is major. The city is lined with rough dirt roads in a looped pattern.

Districts [-]

The city is broken into the following districts: mercy, shops, and trade.

Government [-]

Clarkdale is governed through a federation, where sovereign power is formally divided between a central authority and a number of constituent regions. The government as a whole is seen as surprisingly decent. Officials in Clarkdale are often seen as trustworthy and the policies are despised. The political influence of Clarkdale in the region is spreading due to food shortages in the region. In times of crisis, the population squabbles amongst themselves.

Leader [-]

Clarkdale is ruled by Governor S'heral heh Ghezin. The Governor has been in power for mere days and is mocked by the people. There is open opposition to the Governor and policies. The right to rule was granted by forgery, and that power is maintained by strict laws and corrupt guards.

Laws [-]

Laws are enforced by a city watch, who can be bribed. Justice is served by a kangaroo court, with a common punishment being torture.

Crime [-]

Crime is unusual. The most common crime is fraud. The imprisonment rate is 1.04% of the population (2 adults).

Military [-]

Clarkdale has a reverent attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 27 citizens (14%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 13 (7%). Of the active duty military, 1 (5%) are special forces. Due to their reverent attitude and lack of defensible wall, Clarkdale is suitably fortified. Clarkdale fighters are respected for their use of glaives in battle. They are revered for their rigid formations and are considered inadequately skilled in battle.

Economy [-]

The economy in Clarkdale is currently healthy.

Resources [-]

Clarkdale is known for the following resources:

  • Substantial magic bamboo patches that are hunted by townspeople. One might find a stash of diamonds buried near there.
  • Paltry bamboo stands that are feared by gru. Jo Daverton said rumors tell of a stash of emeralds in a tomb nearby.
  • Paltry timber forests that are frequented by locals.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • In olden times, a hag haunted the fields on rainy days and was drawn towards thieves. They say that the hag will offer you sweets, then banish you if you are cruel.
  • Legends tell of Malina's Lasso, a magical lasso with the power to find any item. It has been lost for ages.
  • Legends tell of Dav's Ring, a possessed ring with the power to solve any riddle. It was last seen years ago.

Events [-]

Clarkdale is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • Want to earn some quick coin? Merchant seeks caravan master, cartographer, navigator, and experienced mercenaries for trade expedition. Will pay in gold. Contact Jo Danton.
  • Help! I'm looking for investigator to look into someone's references. A little danger is involved, so expect hazardous duty pay. Will owe you a huge favor. Must be quick on your feet. Contact Ghrilak.
  • Help Wanted: Bored? Scholar seeks rare supplies: Scholar unable to gather certain herbs due to age, seeks trustworthy agents to gather materials for research. Must be a quick learner. Will pay in gold. Contact Grumrin Steelroad.
  • Seeking inter-planar messenger. Reward is a priceless heirloom. Contact Wraril.
  • Mercenaries wanted for caravan protection. Safety not guaranteed. Will reward you with a land deed. Contact Joey MacMartiinson.
  • Wanted: Looking for work? Require an instructor learned in astrology to tutor my child. No pay until task is completed successfully. Will pay in gold. Contact Rugoten Metaldoom.
  • Need a change of pace? Adventurers willing to explore recently discovered ruins and return any valuable artifacts. Mild danger may be involved. Reward is a priceless heirloom. Contact Foshsil Sumwind.

People [-]

The people in Clarkdale are accepting of outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Blo'ith is a female mindflayer who is known in the neighborhood as being a laughably skilled woodseller. She appears accusatory.
  • Zhar Backripper is a female orc who is known in the city as being a laughably skilled scabbardmaker. She appears pacifistic.
  • S'hoorzin se Ghezin is a female lizardfolk who is known in that part of town as being a laughably skilled engineer. She appears egotistical.
  • Khalssen se S'hoorzor is a female lizardfolk who is known in that part of town as being a mocked mercenary. She appears battle-ready.
  • Ush Rockroot is a male ogre who is known in the neighborhood as being a laughably skilled tilemaker. He appears nihilistic.
  • Hosob Headsnapper is a male orc who is known in the neighborhood as being a decent tilemaker. He appears idealistic.
  • Gubel Oxnut is a male ogre who is known in the world as being a gifted bookseller. He appears intimidating.
  • S'herssen heh Khalal is a female lizardfolk who is known in that part of town as being a reasonably skilled librarian. She appears jesterly.
  • Khalssen ahn S'heral is a female lizardfolk who is known in the world as being a renowned chandler. She appears authoritarian.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • Dzukasr Metalhowl, a territorial male bugbear. He is a commoner who is traveling with an expidition.
  • Adanir Whitenose, a drunken female dwarf. She is an expert who is here to buy spices.
  • Khalzor ahn Khalssen, a loud female lizardfolk. She is a druid who is traveling with an acting troupe.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Clarkdale:

  • The Tipsy Halflings Supplies [+]
  • The Frosted Stump General Goods [+]
  • The Master Princess Coop Hoop [+]
  • The Rolling Jade Inc. [+]
  • The Gelded Lotus Elementary School [+]
  • The Strangled Bunk Dry Goods [+]
  • The Gritty Dragon Wharf [+]
  • The Rolling Dog Chop House [+]
  • The Northern Hops Inc. [+]