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Welcome to Birmdale!


Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 6,142
  • Children: 10.34% (635)
  • Elderly: 25.74% (1,581)

Racial Breakdown

  • 2,494 gnome (40.6%)
  • 2,034 human (33.1%)
  • 811 half-elf (13.2%)
  • 394 dwarf (6.4%)
  • 191 half-orc (3.1%)
  • 148 elf (2.4%)
  • 70 other (1.1%)

Misc.

  • 7 Districts
  • 153 Businesses
  • 911 Specialists
  • 719 Residences

Summary [-]

Birmdale is a small city in the Konmou Territory with a normal population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This desolate small city is densely populated (13,168/sq km), covers 0.47 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 773 meters.

Climate [-]

Birmdale has a Moist Continental climate, which is characterized by warm to cool summers and cold winters with severe snow storms, and has prevernal, spring, summer, monsoon, autumn and winter seasons. Winds in the region are mild and the temperature is generally freezing with moderate variation. Precipitation is minor, and the sky is clear.

Astronomy [-]

Birmdale sees a single star overhead: Cex, an average blue star. Birmdale also has a double moon: Spolethys, an average pale yellow moon and Thero, an average rusty red moon. In the night sky, you see nothing unusual.

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

Visitors are greeted with a destroyed rubble fence that is 1 meters tall. The city wall protects the core 94% of the city, with 5 towers spread along the 2.63 kilometer wall.

Streets [-]

There are 6 roads leading to Birmdale; 3 roads are major. The city is lined with even dirt roads in a grid pattern.

Districts [-]

The city is broken into the following districts: embassy, market, mercy, poor, wealthy, trade, and civic.

Government [-]

Birmdale is governed through an oligarchy, where control is exercised by a small group of individuals whose authority generally is based on wealth or power. The government as a whole is seen as slipshod. Officials in Birmdale are often seen as incorruptible and the policies are respected. The political influence of Birmdale in the region is steadfast due to a thwarted assassination attempt. In times of crisis, the population is eager to point fingers.

Leader [-]

Birmdale is ruled by Prime Minister Momd Giantwiser. The Prime Minister has been in power far longer than should be allowed and is ridiculed by the people. There is public opposition to the Prime Minister and policies. The right to rule was granted by foreign imposition, and that power is maintained through a fair and just legal system.

Laws [-]

Laws are enforced by a neighborhood watch, but are rarely enforced. Justice is served by a magistrate, with a common punishment being an eye for an eye.

Crime [-]

Crime is occasional. The most common crime is petty theft. The imprisonment rate is 0.34% of the population (21 adults).

Military [-]

Birmdale has a negative attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 813 citizens (13.25%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 460 (7.5%). Of the active duty military, 34 (4.25%) are special forces. Due to their negative attitude and destroyed fence, Birmdale is perfectly fortified. Birmdale fighters are mocked for their use of heavy flail in battle. They are much loved for their guerrilla warfare and are considered greatly skilled in battle.

Economy [-]

The economy in Birmdale is currently calm.

Resources [-]

Birmdale is known for the following resources:

  • Scarce dangerous caterpillar nests that are hunted by magic users.
  • Many berry fields that are frequented by zombies. The locals speak of bags of monkey wrenches in a tomb nearby.
  • Magic amber mines that are visited frequently by kittens. One might find bags of small lyres hidden around somewhere.
  • Paltry cocoa bean fields that are visited frequently by travelers.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • Legends tell of Ulrun's Hat, a possessed hat with the knack to summon angels. It was stolen from a locked vault.
  • Long, long ago, the royals of Camdine Green lived happily. Things were peaceful, but one day a ghoul named Thazguk Armripper stole a priceless heirloom. The royals tried to kill Thazguk Armripper, but failed miserably. Along came a drow named Larleniyn Blackdew, who was an expert bowman. Larleniyn had the thought to slay the ghoul by using magic to banish it. When Larleniyn Blackdew faced the ghoul, Larleniyn Blackdew defeated Thazguk Armripper.
  • Legends tell of Zobdog's Harp, a possessed harp with the capability to make people cry. It mysteriously disappeared.
  • Long, long ago in a city far, far away, the villagers of Bloomna lived in harmony. Things were quiet, but one day Khalzin fe S'herzin the demon took over the town. The villagers tried to kill Khalzin fe S'herzin, but failed miserably. Along came a hero named Falbin Stonemoor, who was a valiant knight. Falbin had an idea to slay the demon by using magic to banish it. When Falbin Stonemoor faced the demon, Falbin Stonemoor defeated Khalzin fe S'herzin and rescued the hostages.
  • In the days of yore, an old woman frequented the field. Folks say that the old woman will sneeze three times, then sell you into slavery.

Events [-]

Birmdale is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • Want to earn some quick coin? Seasonal farm hands requested to help local farms bring in their harvest. Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Bromd Evilbeast.
  • Looking for something new? Scholar seeks rare supplies: Scholar unable to gather rare lichen due to age, seeks trustworthy agents to gather materials for research. Will owe you a huge favor. Contact Kzot Ghosttmaw.
  • Someone stole my wagon wheel. Find the louse, dead or alive. Reward available. Contact Khalssen fe Khalzor.
  • Looking for work? Scholar seeks rare supplies: Scholar unable to gather certain supplies due to age, seeks trustworthy agents to gather materials for research. Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Coiline Nimblebough.
  • Wanted: A passing Cleric is needed for a small security job on the 3rd of the month. Will reward you with a land deed. Mild danger may be involved. Contact Duueras Youngfury.
  • Seasonal farm hands requested to help local farms bring in their harvest. Reward available. May include some hazards. Contact Dot if intrigued.
  • Laborer required to bring stones to the castle. Wagon provided. Reward is a secret. Mild danger may be involved. Contact Danry Bernaerley if intrigued.
  • Help Needed: Bored? Laborer required to bring stones to the castle. Wagon provided. Reward available. A little danger is involved, so expect hazardous duty pay. Contact Eline Chubbwanderer.
  • Seeking inter-planar messenger. Will pay in gold. Safety not guaranteed. Contact Mickry Colard for more details.
  • Need a change of pace? I'm looking for a Negotiator. Prior experience with troublesome rats required. Safety not guaranteed. Reward is a secret. Contact Iltlleu Shadehunter.
  • Hearty souls needed to recover stolen magic candle. Opportunity to earn a title. Contact Drokon Marblesapper for more details.
  • Needed: Looking for something new? Bounty for grigs, dead or alive. Will owe you a huge favor. Contact Naror Wormrot to learn more.
  • co-ed mud-wrestling contest this weekend. Special prize for first place finish. Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Dastas Orbreaker.
  • Help Needed: Lockpick needed for totally legitimate reasons. Will owe you a huge favor. Must be clean. Contact Filelltars Gyssestryke for more details.
  • Required: Scholar seeks rare supplies: Scholar unable to gather eye of newt due to age, seeks trustworthy agents to gather materials for research. Will reward you with valuable information. May include some hazards. Contact Xrun Bigmouth.

People [-]

The people in Birmdale love outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Mick VanChaliffe is an androgynous half-orc who is known in the neighborhood as being a renowned tanner. It appears violent.
  • Chahiaai Longarrow is a female elf who is known in the neighborhood as being a decent teamster. She appears deluded.
  • Mickey Clayield is a female human who is known in the region as being a reasonably skilled painter. She appears patronizing.
  • Aikey Tinkergauge is a female gnome who is known in that part of town as being a laughably skilled lawyer. She appears flirtatious.
  • Dran Backripper is a female half-orc who is known in the city as being a decent butcher. She appears easily offended.
  • Drodin Ashgrave is a male dwarf who is known in the neighborhood as being a poorly skilled trader. He appears xenophobic.
  • Mick VanMater is a male half-orc who is known in the city as being a gifted laborer. He appears jolly.
  • Mickry Buron is a male half-elf who is known in the region as being a decent apothecary. He appears jaded.
  • Haatlleu Skymight is a male elf who is known in the region as being a skilled smith. He appears giddy.
  • Cotita Tiddlytonk is a female gnome who is known in the world as being a decent baker. She appears unreliable.
  • Abarun Gravelcairn is a female dwarf who is known in the city as being a renowned good samaritan. She appears clumsy.
  • Mickry Smithliffe is a female half-elf who is known in the world as being a laughably skilled bookbinder. She appears authoritarian.
  • Gilina Rocketjet is a male gnome who is known in that part of town as being a laughably skilled apothecary. He appears helpful.
  • Darlenssa Eytherstalker is a female elf who is known in that part of town as being a legendary barber. She appears xenophobic.
  • Danry Antonerley is a male half-orc who is known in that part of town as being a decent weaponsmith. He appears lonely.
  • Aleelltel Moonchaser is a male half-elf who is known in that part of town as being a decent sculptor. He appears boastful.
  • Hamson Tinkersprocket is a male gnome who is known in the city as being a decent glassmaker. He appears unreliable.
  • Dane Ferliffe is a male human who is known in the region as being a legendary pursemaker. He appears thick.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • Don Petererson, a contrarian female half-dwarf. She is an expert who is fleeing a bad family situation.
  • Gilgles Wizzcog, a pacifistic female oddball. She is a rogue who is seeking thrills and adventure.
  • Yerssen seh S'herssen, a gosipy male oddball. He is a commoner who is finding a long-lost parent.
  • Halriglleu Duskspear, an authoritarian male drow. He is a warrior who is delivering a message to a scholar.
  • James Stoson, a chatty female half-orc. She is a paladin who is seeing the city.
  • Dave Southson, a jolly female half-orc. She is a fighter who is brokering a truce over a trade war.
  • Porlak, a nervous male troglodyte. He is a commoner who is on a mission to collect a debt.
  • Done Stantt, a giddy male human. He is a commoner who is delivering a message to a scholar.
  • Dav Clayman, a treasure-obsessed female human. She is a fighter who is finding a long-lost parent.
  • Ghaduk Rockmane, a jolly female ogre. She is a commoner who is fleeing from forced labor.
  • Xturm Greatdamn, a forbidding female hobgoblin. She is a commoner who is brokering a truce over a trade war.
  • Danic Rosengton, a gluttonous male lycanthrope. He is a commoner who is doing something nefarious.
  • Lararttel Everglow, a flirtatious male oddball. He is a cleric who is traveling the world as a beggar.
  • Narzar Ghostthost, a drunken female hobgoblin. She is an adept who is here to secretly assassinate a peasant.
  • Serne Millgoat, a nihilistic female halfling. She is a wizard who is brokering a truce over escalating tension.
  • Abavariyn Shadowblade, a flirtatious female drow. She is a cleric who is finding a long-lost sibling.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Birmdale:

  • The Playful Pot Youth Hostel [+]
  • The Elegant Elf Money Changers [+]
  • The Frozen Virgin Fine Books [+]
  • The Blabbering Maiden Inc. [+]
  • The Burning Days Mail Service [+]
  • The Worn Lion Shrine [+]
  • The Screaming Skull Timberyard [+]
  • The Gray Flask Inc. [+]
  • The Crimson Troll Inc. [+]
  • The Dancing Greyhound Inc. [+]
  • The Wet Octopus Butchers [+]
  • The Mended Fireplace Barrels [+]
  • The Eastern Pot Wares [+]
  • The Prancing Helix Our Motto Is the Buckle Stops Here [+]
  • The Flabby Mug [+]
  • The Mulled House Inc. [+]
  • The Red Hammer Correctional Centre [+]
  • The Drunken Virgin Jewelers [+]