Welcome to Birmains!

Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 240
  • Children: 20.42% (49)
  • Elderly: 18.33% (44)

Racial Breakdown

  • 171 troglodyte (71.2%)
  • 29 kobold (12%)
  • 23 hobgoblin (9.5%)
  • 12 lycanthrope (5%)
  • 3 mindflayer (1.2%)
  • 2 other (0.8%)


  • 1 Districts
  • 3 Businesses
  • 3 Specialists
  • 31 Residences

Summary [-]

Birmains is a hamlet in the Venemor County with a monster population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This modest hamlet is lightly populated (531/sq km), covers 0.45 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 756 meters.

Climate [-]

Birmains has a Tundra climate, which is characterized by year-round cold temperatures with permanently frozen ground, and has spring, summer, fall and winter seasons. Winds in the region are mild and the temperature is generally unbearably cold with moderate variation. Precipitation is massive, and the sky is continually overcast.

Astronomy [-]

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

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

No walls currently surround the city.

Streets [-]

There are 4 roads leading to Birmains; 3 roads are major. The city is lined with rough cobblestone streets in a warped parallel pattern.

Districts [-]

The city includes a professional district.

Government [-]

Birmains is governed through a totalitarian government, where the government subordinates individuals by controlling all political and economic matters, as well as the attitudes, values, and beliefs. The government as a whole is seen as incapable of even simple tasks. Officials in Birmains are often seen as virtuous and the policies are revered. The political influence of Birmains in the region is steadfast due to food shortages in the region. In times of crisis, the population cowers in fear.

Leader [-]

Birmains is ruled by Lord Gogan Boarroot. The Lord has been in power for mere days and is feared by the people. There is open opposition to the Lord and policies. The right to rule was granted by hereditary succession, and that power is maintained through a knowledgeable and just populace.

Laws [-]

Laws are enforced by a city watch, and are strictly enforced. Justice is served by a magistrate, with a common punishment being torture.

Crime [-]

Crime is unusual. The most common crime is petty theft. The imprisonment rate is 0.83% of the population (2 adults).

Military [-]

Birmains has a positive attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 33 citizens (14%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 17 (7.25%). Of the active duty military, 1 (3.75%) are special forces. Due to their positive attitude and lack of defensible wall, Birmains is suitably fortified. Birmains 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 Birmains is currently good.

Resources [-]

Birmains is known for the following resources:

  • Creepy clay banks that are hunted by kittens. The locals speak of piles of copper in a dungeon.
  • A cursed mine inhabited by vampire caterpillars that are hunted by kittens. Ghak Rockfang said one might find bags of copper in a dungeon.
  • Many clay banks that are visited frequently by zombies.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • Legends tell of Skabin's Lasso, a unique lasso with the ability to summon angels. It hasn't reappeared in years.
  • In times past, an old woman roamed the region and was drawn towards those that wronged others. They say that the old woman will offer you sweets, then steal your soul.
  • In times past, a witch stalked the region when the wind blows from the west. Villagers say that the witch will sneeze three times, then sell you into slavery.
  • Legends tell of Joic's Fiddle, a possessed fiddle with the power to make people cry. It was stolen from a locked vault.

Events [-]

Birmains is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • Bounty for homuncului, dead or alive. Will pay in gold. Contact Alahiaaen Sunchaser for more information.
  • Seeking inter-planar messenger. May include some hazards. Reward is a secret. Discretion required. Contact Xrzar Ironmurder.
  • Help! Looking for something new? Hearty souls needed to recover stolen peg leg. Reward is a priceless heirloom. Contact Rrad Armbreaker if interested.
  • Help Needed: Bounty for mephits, dead or alive. Reward is a priceless heirloom. Contact Rbus Laughhost.
  • I have rust rats in my basement, plz halp! Reward is a secret. Contact Dan Stoville.
  • Bored? Lockpick needed for totally legitimate reasons. Length of job expected to be short. Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Goduk Bearroot.
  • I'm looking for investigator to look into someone's references. Will reward you with a land deed. Contact Borrun Barleymill.

People [-]

The people in Birmains are neutral towards outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Tgus Greatdeath is a male hobgoblin who is known in the region as being a horribly skilled trader. He appears attentive.
  • Grintra is a male mindflayer who is known in the city as being a skilled mercer. He appears melancholy.
  • Fat is a male kobold who is known in the region as being a renowned scabbardmaker. He appears patronizing.
  • Trellrc is a male mindflayer who is known in the city as being a reasonably skilled bleacher. He appears thick.
  • Dane Jamene is a male lycanthrope who is known in that part of town as being a laughably skilled entertainer. He appears boastful.
  • Waem is a female mindflayer who is known in the region as being a skilled jeweler. She appears mopey.
  • Bap is a male kobold who is known in the world as being a laughably skilled roofer. He appears nihilistic.
  • Rugerm Rantrender is a male hobgoblin who is known in that part of town as being a decent outfitter. He appears efficient.
  • Dot is a female kobold who is known in the neighborhood as being a poorly skilled sage. She appears greedy.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • Doney Francnson, a treasure-obsessed male lycanthrope. He is a commoner who is doing something amazing.
  • Kbok Blademaw, an intimidated male bugbear. He is a wizard who is finding a long-lost parent.
  • Dan Southett, a battle-ready female lycanthrope. She is a wizard who is seeking healing for a crippling injury.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Birmains:

  • The Blabbering Axehandle Magic Shop [+]
  • The Mended Horse Barrels [+]
  • The Smiling Frog Shop [+]
  • The Wrong Bucket Disposal Area [+]
  • The Glaring Peddler Inc. [+]
  • The White Rock Inc. [+]
  • The Chipped Troll Inc. [+]
  • The Vulgar Bill Furs [+]
  • The Old Halfling Bows R Us [+]