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Welcome to Defwood!


Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 636
  • Children: 15.57% (99)
  • Elderly: 21.86% (139)

Racial Breakdown

  • 553 human (86.9%)
  • 57 half-dwarf (8.9%)
  • 16 dwarf (2.5%)
  • 7 half-orc (1.1%)
  • 3 other (0.4%)

Misc.

  • 3 Districts
  • 29 Businesses
  • 45 Specialists
  • 74 Residences

Summary [-]

Defwood is a village in the Donem Region with a normal population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This modest village is nominally populated (1,277/sq km), covers 0.50 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 797 meters.

Climate [-]

Defwood 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 strong and the temperature is generally unbearably cold with high variation. Precipitation is heavy, and the sky is cloudy.

Astronomy [-]

Defwood sees a single star overhead: Silun, an average yellow star. Defwood also has no moons. In the night sky, you see two celestial objects: an imposing supernova that has been around for millenia and an imposing nebula that has been around for centuries.

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

Visitors are greeted with a newly finished brick fence that is 8 meters tall. The city wall protects the core 90% of the city, with 5 towers spread along the 3.31 kilometer wall.

Streets [-]

There are 4 roads leading to Defwood; 3 roads are major. The city is lined with pristine cobblestone streets in a linear pattern.

Districts [-]

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

Government [-]

Defwood is governed through a constitutional government, where an authoritative document sets forth the system of fundamental laws and limits of that government. The government as a whole is seen as slipshod. Officials in Defwood are often seen as trustworthy and the policies are revered. The political influence of Defwood in the region is growing due to food shortages in the region. In times of crisis, the population stages ineffective protests.

Leader [-]

Defwood is ruled by Governor Gubal Boarnut. The Governor has been in power for years and is respected by the people. There is no visible opposition to the Governor and policies. The right to rule was granted by hereditary succession, and that power is maintained by secret police raiding homes in the dead of night.

Laws [-]

Laws are enforced by a racketeers, but are rarely enforced. Justice is served by a kangaroo court, with a common punishment being maiming.

Crime [-]

Crime is rare. The most common crime is murder. The imprisonment rate is 1.26% of the population (8 adults).

Military [-]

Defwood has a negative attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 92 citizens (14.5%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 44 (7%). Of the active duty military, 3 (4.25%) are special forces. Due to their negative attitude and newly finished fence, Defwood is moderately fortified. Defwood fighters are revered for their use of short spears in battle. They are despised for their frenzied fighting and are considered suitably skilled in battle.

Economy [-]

The economy in Defwood is currently weak.

Resources [-]

Defwood is known for the following resources:

  • Substantial bamboo stands that are feared by gru. Somoeone said someone found a chest containing gold in a tomb nearby.
  • Huge woodpecker descents that are visited frequently by kittens. Jo Harsone said the locals speak of bags of saphires in a tomb nearby.
  • Vampire dragon wiers that are avoided by vampires.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • In times gone by, an old man wandered the field when the wind blows from the west. Some say that the old man will ask for your help, then turn you into a mouse.
  • Legends tell of Arbor's Sceptre, a possessed sceptre with the capability to disappear on its own. It mysteriously disappeared.
  • Long, long ago in a city far, far away, a dragon named Yeral wandered the woods and was drawn towards those that have killed innocents. Some say that if you touch her, you will be driven mad.
  • In olden times, a Pooka stalked the countryside every six years. People say that the Pooka will ask a favor of you, then give you a gift if you are nice.
  • In the days of yore, an old man stalked the streets before dawn and was drawn towards thieves. Folks say that the old man will ask a favor of you, then sell you into slavery.

Events [-]

Defwood is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • Need a change of pace? Mercenaries wanted for caravan protection. Will reward you with a land deed. Contact Falbard Kallicloak for further details.
  • Help Needed: Lockpick needed for totally legitimate reasons. Reward is a secret. Contact James Martistone.
  • Want to earn some quick coin? Someone stole my lucky stone. Find the louse, dead or alive. Opportunity to earn a title. Contact Jamey Greenand.
  • Help Wanted: Someone stole my holy symbol. Find the louse, dead or alive. Will reward you with valuable information. A little danger is involved, so expect hazardous duty pay. Contact Elhg.
  • Require an instructor learned in math to tutor my child. Will owe you a huge favor. Contact Trot Rockhost.
  • Needed: Mercenaries wanted for caravan protection. Prior experience required. Safety not guaranteed. Reward available. Contact Tmomd Bladekill.
  • Someone stole my keg. Find the louse, dead or alive. Reward is a priceless heirloom. Contact Bea Thermoscope.
  • Looking for something new? Bounty for quazits, dead or alive. A little danger is involved, so expect hazardous duty pay. Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Bon Cobblebit.
  • Help Needed: Merchant seeks caravan master, cartographer, navigator, and experienced mercenaries for trade expedition. Reward available. Contact Haaellinne Blackdawn if interested.

People [-]

The people in Defwood despise outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Brokon Saltkeg is a male half-dwarf who is known in the city as being a reasonably skilled pursemaker. He appears worrying.
  • Mornir Ambermail is a male half-dwarf who is known in the world as being a poorly skilled magic dealer. He appears embittered.
  • Gorgin Starmill is a female half-dwarf who is known in the city as being a decent actor. She appears healthy.
  • Grumdal Grayface is a male dwarf who is known in the city as being a skilled apothecary. He appears xenophobic.
  • Danes Claysone is a male half-dwarf who is known in the city as being a gifted glassmaker. He appears intimidated.
  • Gorag Feastneck is a female dwarf who is known in the region as being a mediocre woodworker. She appears xenophobic.
  • Mhotgig Backripper is a male half-orc who is known in that part of town as being a decent miller. He appears spiteful.
  • Donry MacBrownewicz is a female human who is known in the world as being a poorly skilled ostler. She appears mocking.
  • Drodal Drumtable is a female dwarf who is known in the city as being a skilled beer seller. She appears insecure.
  • Ulgar Wheeltunnel is a male half-dwarf who is known in that part of town as being a mediocre hatmaker. He appears scattered.
  • Garag Opalhead is a female half-dwarf who is known in the city as being a decent brewer. She appears guilty.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • Jam Goodll, a smug female human. She is a commoner who is here to destroy a rumor.
  • Falkon Smartfinger, a guarded male dwarf. He is an expert who is here to destroy an artifact.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Defwood:

  • The Weary Mead Rugs [+]
  • The Warm Dwarf Rug Shop [+]
  • The Dwarven Halfling Shop [+]
  • The Fawning Cock Inc. [+]
  • The Fiery Clowns Shop [+]
  • The Smithy Bunk Shop [+]
  • The Open Ent Charcoalers [+]
  • The Oiled Riverside Purse Shop [+]
  • The Cardinal Beauty Farms [+]
  • The Furious Axe Primary School [+]
  • The Dreaming Halfling Healers [+]