Welcome to Barnstone!

Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 664
  • Children: 17.92% (119)
  • Elderly: 20.18% (134)

Racial Breakdown

  • 562 human (84.6%)
  • 31 gnome (4.6%)
  • 25 elf (3.7%)
  • 23 halfling (3.4%)
  • 16 dwarf (2.4%)
  • 7 other (1%)


  • 2 Districts
  • 30 Businesses
  • 46 Specialists
  • 69 Residences

Summary [-]

Barnstone is a village in the Lower Calagan Province with a normal population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This modest village is lightly populated (1,211/sq km), covers 0.55 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 836 meters.

Climate [-]

Barnstone has a Tropical Savanna climate, which is characterized by constant high temperatures and a pronounced dry season, and has rainy and dry seasons. Winds in the region are mild and the temperature is generally warm with little variation. Precipitation is minor, and the sky is mostly cloudy.

Astronomy [-]

Barnstone sees a single star overhead: Mexor, an average white star. Barnstone also has no moons. In the night sky, you see two celestial objects: an imposing asteroid belt that has been around for time immemorial and an imposing black hole that has been around for generations.

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

Visitors are greeted with a crumbling granite palisade that is 13 meters tall. The city wall protects the core 93% of the city, with 5 towers spread along the 2.56 kilometer wall.

Streets [-]

There are 3 roads leading to Barnstone; no roads are major. The city is lined with broken dirt roads in a linear pattern.

Districts [-]

The city is broken into the following districts: wealthy and trade.

Government [-]

Barnstone is governed through an absolute monarchy, where the monarch rules unhindered. The government as a whole is seen as surprisingly skillful. Officials in Barnstone are often seen as the epitome corruption and the policies are praised. The political influence of Barnstone in the region is dwindling rapidly due to a thwarted assassination attempt. In times of crisis, the population stages ineffective protests.

Leader [-]

Barnstone is ruled by Sultan Balbul Saltguard. The Sultan has been in power for several years and is feared by the people. There is forceful opposition to the Sultan and policies. The right to rule was granted by revolution, and that power is maintained through vague threats and a constant state of fear.

Laws [-]

Laws are enforced by an organized crime bosses, but are loosely enforced. Justice is served by a council, with a common punishment being maiming.

Crime [-]

Crime is unheard of. The most common crime is treason. The imprisonment rate is 1.20% of the population (8 adults).

Military [-]

Barnstone has a negative attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 96 citizens (14.5%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 49 (7.5%). Of the active duty military, 3 (3.25%) are special forces. Due to their negative attitude and crumbling palisade, Barnstone is moderately fortified. Barnstone fighters are revered for their use of long spears in battle. They are hated for their frenzied fighting and are considered suitably skilled in battle.

Economy [-]

The economy in Barnstone is currently crumbling.

Resources [-]

Barnstone is known for the following resources:

  • Coconut harvests that are frequented by townspeople.
  • Old coffee patches that are feared by vampires. S'hoorzor ahn Yerzor said somoeone said someone found bags of iron maidens in a dungeon.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • Some time ago, the townsfolk of Grovevale lived in peace. Things were good, but one day a dragon named Ghrizer stole a priceless heirloom. The townsfolk tried to stop the dragon, but didn't get close. Along came a attentive bugbear named Xodzar Oozebasher, who was an expert bowman. Xodzar had a plan to trick the dragon by causing a distraction while others struck. When Xodzar Oozebasher faced the dragon, Xodzar Oozebasher defeated Ghrizer.
  • A long time ago, the villagers of Liddburg lived in harmony. Things were quiet, but one day a minotaur named Ghabel Rockclaw took a hostage and demanded a ransom. The villagers tried to kill Ghabel Rockclaw, but didn't get close. Along came a hero named Dones MacSmithore, who was a skilled storyteller. Dones had the thought to slay the minotaur by making a wager with Ghabel Rockclaw. When Dones MacSmithore faced the minotaur, Dones MacSmithore killed the minotaur and rescued the hostages.
  • Years ago, a murderer named Xtexn stalked the field. They say that if you hear him, you will be stricken deaf unless you offer a sacrifice.
  • Legends tell of Thartmos' Ring, a unique ring with the capability to move on its own accord. It has been lost for ages.

Events [-]

Barnstone is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • Bounty for homuncului, dead or alive. Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Thenic Youngcaller.
  • Merchant seeks caravan master, cartographer, navigator, and experienced mercenaries for trade expedition. Serious inquiries only. Will pay in gold. Contact Danes VanCastone.
  • Missing key. We suspect feral cats are the culprit. Reward is a priceless heirloom. Contact Hallanava Rootstrike.
  • Needed: Seasonal farm hands requested to help local farms bring in their harvest. Will reward you with a land deed. Contact S'hooral ahn Yeral.
  • I'm looking for a Transcriber. Need expert to translate runes. Guild membership required. Will owe you a huge favor. Contact Klon'toor.
  • Help Wanted: Expert seeks apprentice. No previous experience required. Reward is a secret. Contact Kkasr Cleaverdeath.
  • Bounty for imps, dead or alive. Will reward you with valuable information. Mild danger may be involved. Experienced professionals only. Contact Mickes Whitemell.
  • Help! Bored? Trunk Ogrebasher has been kidnapped! Generous payment for safe return. Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Turdu Bregilg.
  • Require an instructor learned in math to tutor my child. Reward is a secret. Contact Daves Kleincroft if intrigued.

People [-]

The people in Barnstone accept outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Jam Briman is a female human who is known in the neighborhood as being a decent laborer. She appears efficient.
  • Mickey Chaield is a female human who is known in that part of town as being a decent mason. She appears insecure.
  • Illriglas Softlight is a male elf who is known in the neighborhood as being a decent chickenbutcher. He appears intimidating.
  • Grumrim Saltthrone is a male dwarf who is known in that part of town as being a mediocre cartwright. He appears nosy.
  • Davey Smithord is a female human who is known in that part of town as being a reasonably skilled astrologer. She appears cowed.
  • Belrigssa Rivershine is a male elf who is known in the region as being a horribly skilled tailor. He appears insecure.
  • Gorgar Crystalfounder is a male dwarf who is known in the region as being a poorly skilled bather. He appears conspirational.
  • Alehiaaen Arkeneacaller is a male elf who is known in the world as being a reasonably skilled forester. He appears healthy.
  • El Marghost is a male halfling who is known in the region as being a gifted plasterer. He appears accusatory.
  • Tortsy Fusejet is a female gnome who is known in that part of town as being a horribly skilled official. She appears jesterly.
  • Doney Colter is a male human who is known in the neighborhood as being a laughably skilled jailer. He appears authoritarian.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • Wot, a boastful male kobold. He is a sorcerer who is fleeing the law.
  • Mick Bering, a treasure-obsessed female half-dwarf. She is a wizard who is doing something amazing.
  • Amacobine Gardnerale, a prejudiced male halfling. He is a commoner who is traveling the world as a trader.
  • Jamry Jackerson, a jaded male lycanthrope. He is a commoner who is on a mission from the gods.
  • Yik, a gluttonous male kobold. He is a druid who is finding a missing artifact.
  • Danic Carer, a nihilistic male lycanthrope. He is an aristocrat who is here to secretly assassinate a thug.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Barnstone:

  • The Blind Peddler Inc. [+]
  • The Elegant Pig Vault [+]
  • The Red Crow Gaol [+]
  • The Slumbering Lotus Reference Center [+]
  • The Slippery Pig Textiles [+]
  • The Sleeping Dungeon Inc. [+]
  • The Grizzly Halfling Inc. [+]
  • The Happy Three Mill [+]
  • The Dripping Frogs Herbalist [+]
  • The Fired Fig [+]
  • The Violet Nomad Stockyard [+]