Welcome to Hornburg!

Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 368
  • Children: 38.59% (142)
  • Elderly: 5.43% (20)

Racial Breakdown

  • 245 troglodyte (66.5%)
  • 60 lizardfolk (16.3%)
  • 44 mindflayer (11.9%)
  • 13 lycanthrope (3.5%)
  • 5 bugbear (1.3%)
  • 1 other (0.2%)


  • 2 Districts
  • 12 Businesses
  • 14 Specialists
  • 42 Residences

Summary [-]

Hornburg is a hamlet in the Capnahique Territory with a monster population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This desolate hamlet is lightly populated (438/sq km), covers 0.84 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 1034 meters.

Climate [-]

Hornburg has a Temperate Deciduous Forest climate, which is characterized by warm and wet summers with mild and dry winters, and has prevernal, spring, summer, monsoon, autumn and winter seasons. Winds in the region are mild and the temperature is generally chilly with strong variation. Precipitation is non-existant, and the sky is clear.

Astronomy [-]

Hornburg sees a single star overhead: Naj, an average yellow star. Hornburg also has no moons. In the night sky, you see a celestial object: an imposing black hole that has been around for only a few years.

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

No walls currently surround the city.

Streets [-]

There are 3 roads leading to Hornburg; no roads are major. The city is lined with muddy cobblestone paths in a warped parallel pattern.

Districts [-]

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

Government [-]

Hornburg 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 surprisingly decent. Officials in Hornburg are often seen as underhanded and the policies are revered. The political influence of Hornburg in the region is spreading due to riots in the region. In times of crisis, the population cowers in fear.

Leader [-]

Hornburg is ruled by Governor Aieno Coggleblast. The Governor has been in power for several decades and is ridiculed by the people. There is violent opposition to the Governor and policies. The right to rule was granted by appointment, and that power is maintained through vague promises and a constant state of hope.

Laws [-]

Laws are enforced by a local gangs, who can be bribed. Justice is served by jurors, with a common punishment being torture.

Crime [-]

Crime is unheard of. The most common crime is petty theft. The imprisonment rate is 0.82% of the population (3 adults).

Military [-]

Hornburg has a reverent attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 51 citizens (14%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 20 (5.5%). Of the active duty military, 2 (5.25%) are special forces. Due to their reverent attitude and lack of defensible wall, Hornburg is tolerably fortified. Hornburg fighters are respected for their use of throwing hammers in battle. They are revered for their rigid formations and are considered poorly skilled in battle.

Economy [-]

The economy in Hornburg is currently uncertain.

Resources [-]

Hornburg is known for the following resources:

  • Substantial guano banks that are feared by townspeople.
  • Paltry carnivorous bee hives that are feared by vampires.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • A long time ago, the royals of Davdun lived happily. Things were quiet, but one day Woupne the spirit kidnapped a princess. The royals tried to kill Woupne, but were caught. Along came a hobgoblin named Naruk Braindamn, who was a skilled storyteller. Naruk had the thought to slay the spirit by using magic to banish it. When Naruk Braindamn faced the spirit, Naruk Braindamn defeated Woupne and rescued Davdun.

Events [-]

Hornburg is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • Wanted: I'm looking for a Negotiator. Prior experience with troublesome imps required. Will pay in gold. Contact Ghrig.
  • Mercenaries wanted for caravan protection. May include some hazards. Reward available. Contact Serina Gardnerman.
  • Prar'toor has been kidnapped! Generous payment for safe return. Will reward you with a land deed. May include some hazards. Contact Guk Oaknut.
  • Need a change of pace? artifact tester wanted. Will owe you a huge favor. Contact Ulag Uglybrooch for more details.
  • Help Needed: Laborer required to bring stones to the castle. Wagon provided. Reward is a priceless heirloom. Contact Falkon Smokefinger.
  • Help Wanted: caber-tossing contest this weekend. Special prize for first place finish. Will owe you a huge favor. No pay until task is completed successfully. Contact Dan Davides.
  • Looking for work? A passing Cleric is needed for a small security job on the 3rd of the month. Reward is a priceless heirloom. Contact Daves Francerton.

People [-]

The people in Hornburg love outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Danes Davter is a female lycanthrope who is known in the region as being a skilled official. She appears gambling.
  • Nhuzguul Armcrusher is a male bugbear who is known in that part of town as being a mediocre jailer. He appears intimidated.
  • Yerzin seh Khalzor is a female lizardfolk who is known in that part of town as being a gifted blacksmith. She appears authoritarian.
  • Tgzar Bladedoom is a female bugbear who is known in that part of town as being a skilled entertainer. She appears loud.
  • Ghorzog Bonecrusher is a male bugbear who is known in the world as being a reasonably skilled miller. He appears deluded.
  • Naror Cleaverdeath is a male bugbear who is known in the neighborhood as being a mediocre tailor. He appears flirtatious.
  • Daney Chrisham is a female lycanthrope who is known in the neighborhood as being a poorly skilled navigator. She appears contrarian.
  • Ghessen ahn Gheal is a female lizardfolk who is known in the world as being a poorly skilled wine seller. She appears unreliable.
  • Ghezor ahn Khalal is a female lizardfolk who is known in the world as being a skilled coach driver. She appears clumsy.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • Daney Bensford, a smitten male lycanthrope. He is a rogue who is traveling the world as a beggar.
  • S'hoorssen seh Ghezor, a jolly female lizardfolk. She is a commoner who is traveling with an acting troupe.
  • Heladu Stormspire, a melancholy male minotaur. He is a rogue who is following a message from an angel.
  • Raastha Sumrangli, a greedy male minotaur. He is a commoner who is cleaning out a wealthy person.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Hornburg:

  • The Royal Twins Chop House [+]
  • The Hungry Pig Legal Partners [+]
  • The Black Ulcer Inc. [+]
  • The Fumbling Dungeon Book Smith [+]
  • The Boiling Hearthstone Sport House [+]
  • The Sloppy Cock Public Library [+]
  • The Yellow Toad Dumping Ground [+]
  • The Wooden Pig Worship House [+]
  • The Dripping Pot Herbalist [+]