Welcome to Lower Camstein!

Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 289
  • Children: 21.80% (63)
  • Elderly: 17.30% (50)

Racial Breakdown

  • 218 human (75.4%)
  • 36 halfling (12.4%)
  • 21 dwarf (7.2%)
  • 12 half-orc (4.1%)
  • 2 other (0.6%)


  • 3 Districts
  • 8 Businesses
  • 8 Specialists
  • 36 Residences

Summary [-]

Lower Camstein is a hamlet in the Conasak Territory with a normal population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This modest hamlet is lightly populated (612/sq km), covers 0.47 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 773 meters.

Climate [-]

Lower Camstein has a Tropical Seasonal Forest climate, which is characterized by constant high temperatures and seasonal torrential rains, and has rainy and dry seasons. Winds in the region are breezy and the temperature is generally unbearably hot with strong variation. Precipitation is heavy, and the sky is continually overcast.

Astronomy [-]

Lower Camstein sees a single star overhead: Won, a supermassive white star. Lower Camstein also has no moons. In the night sky, you see a celestial object: an imposing supernova that has been around for time immemorial.

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

No walls currently surround the city.

Streets [-]

There are 3 roads leading to Lower Camstein; 2 roads are major. The city is lined with rough dirt roads in a looped pattern.

Districts [-]

The city is broken into the following districts: market, poor, and middleclass.

Government [-]

Lower Camstein is governed through a republic, where the people's elected representatives, not the people themselves, vote on legislation.. The government as a whole is seen as inept and inadequate. Officials in Lower Camstein are often seen as corrupt and nefarious and the policies are despised. The political influence of Lower Camstein in the region is broadening due to racial tensions. In times of crisis, the population squabbles amongst themselves.

Leader [-]

Lower Camstein is ruled by Governor Skabor Doughkeep. The Governor has been in power for mere days and is praised by the people. There is secret opposition to the Governor and policies. The right to rule was granted by forgery, and that power is maintained through the acclaim of the nobles.

Laws [-]

Laws are enforced by a trade guild, but are rarely enforced. Justice is served by a council, with a common punishment being execution.

Crime [-]

Crime is rare. The most common crime is fraud. The imprisonment rate is 1.04% of the population (3 adults).

Military [-]

Lower Camstein has a laid back attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 41 citizens (14.25%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 21 (7.5%). Of the active duty military, 1 (4.25%) are special forces. Due to their laid back attitude and lack of defensible wall, Lower Camstein is suitably fortified. Lower Camstein fighters are respected for their use of guisarmes in battle. They are hated for their rigid formations and are considered tolerably skilled in battle.

Economy [-]

The economy in Lower Camstein is currently stable.

Resources [-]

Lower Camstein is known for the following resources:

  • Substantial magic coffee patches that are hunted by travelers. Jamey Antonngton said one might find a stash of monkey wrenches in a well.
  • Bountiful woodpecker descents that are hunted by vampires. Ilyrigtars Teasen'glow said the locals speak of bags of iron maidens in a tomb nearby.
  • An ancient fort inhabited by poisonous elephants that are frequented by wenches.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • In the olden days, a hag wandered the field. Some say that the hag will offer you sweets, then steal your soul.
  • In the olden days, the townsfolk of Starana lived in harmony. Things were always nice, but one day Vess'ith the vampire destroyed a nearby village. The townsfolk tried to stop the vampire, but didn't get close. Along came a ogre named Dobal Rockmane, who was a valiant knight. Dobal had an idea to slay the vampire by making a wager with Vess'ith. When Dobal Rockmane faced the vampire, Dobal Rockmane banished Vess'ith and was killed in the process.
  • Legends tell of Tudezn's Key, a possessed key with the ability to find any item. It has been lost for ages.
  • Legends tell of Erartinne's Rake, a unique rake with the knack to grant wishes. It disappeared after an attack by bandits.

Events [-]

Lower Camstein is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • Looking for something new? Lockpick needed for totally legitimate reasons. Opportunity to earn a title. Contact Xret Ghosttmaw.
  • Hearty souls needed to recover stolen bottle of wine. Opportunity to earn a title. Contact Guduk Rockclaw.
  • Wanted: I'm looking for rare rabbits, both live and dead. I have a list of the ones I need. Will reward you with a land deed. Mild danger may be involved. Contact Codga Lagranis.
  • Seasonal farm hands requested to help local farms bring in their harvest. Reward available. Discretion required. Safety not guaranteed. Contact Ubel Boarmane.
  • Someone stole my shoe. Find the louse, dead or alive. Special attire required. Reward available. Contact Trerm Evilstomach for more information.
  • Help! Lockpick needed for totally legitimate reasons. Will reward you with valuable information. Mild danger may be involved. Contact Dav Greenen.
  • Missing statue. We suspect toads are the culprit. Opportunity to earn a title. Contact Joey Greenill.

People [-]

The people in Lower Camstein hate outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Dane Stanan is a female half-orc who is known in the region as being a decent innkeeper. She appears trusting.
  • Balnir Papermead is a male dwarf who is known in the region as being a decent teamster. He appears flirtatious.
  • Kalor Legcrusher The Brave is a male half-orc who is known in the neighborhood as being a reasonably skilled potter. He appears vengeful.
  • Mick Antonston is a male half-orc who is known in the world as being a gifted woodcarver. He appears jolly.
  • Adadene Hotbread is a female halfling who is known in that part of town as being a reasonably skilled maidservant. She appears cautious.
  • Snorgin Forgeplate is a male dwarf who is known in the region as being a decent teamster. He appears intimidating.
  • Dan VanDanson is a female human who is known in the neighborhood as being a laughably skilled librarian. She appears shifty.
  • Zinah Moknor is a male half-orc who is known in the city as being a skilled collier. He appears vengeful.
  • Grimgar Kindbattler is an androgynous dwarf who is known in the world as being a mocked alchemist. It appears cautious.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • Hil Laughingleaf, a self-obsessed male halfling. He is a wizard who is here to secretly assassinate a scholar.
  • Jo Caserton, a vengeful female human. She is a warrior who is finding a missing criminal.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Lower Camstein:

  • The Last Dwarf Hatters [+]
  • The Wanton Mead Night Smiths [+]
  • The Forsaken Dwarf Shop [+]
  • The Eastern Fig Shop [+]
  • The Wet Pony Meat Handlers [+]
  • The Fawning Imps Inc. [+]
  • The Prancing Axehandle Our Motto Is the Buckle Stops Here [+]
  • The Grumbling Rock Inc. [+]
  • The Green Three Pots [+]