Welcome to Colldale!

Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 169
  • Children: 24.85% (42)
  • Elderly: 14.79% (25)

Racial Breakdown

  • 120 troglodyte (71%)
  • 48 mindflayer (28.4%)
  • 1 other (0.5%)


  • 1 Districts
  • 4 Businesses
  • 4 Specialists
  • 22 Residences

Summary [-]

Colldale is a hamlet in the Ashranoupe Territory with a monster population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This modest hamlet is lightly populated (530/sq km), covers 0.32 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 638 meters.

Climate [-]

Colldale 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 breezy and the temperature is generally cold with high variation. Precipitation is massive, and the sky is clear.

Astronomy [-]

Colldale sees a single star overhead: Wor, a large yellow star. Colldale also has no moons. In the night sky, you see a celestial object: an imposing nebula that has been around for generations.

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

No walls currently surround the city.

Streets [-]

There is 1 road leading to Colldale; no roads are major. The city is lined with rough dirt tracks in an irregular pattern.

Districts [-]

The city includes a market district.

Government [-]

Colldale is governed through a commonwealth, where state authority is founded on law and united by a compact of the people for the common good. The government as a whole is seen as the pinnacle of inefficiency. Officials in Colldale are often seen as honorable and the policies are respected. The political influence of Colldale in the region is flourishing due to a thwarted assassination attempt. In times of crisis, the population cowers in fear.

Leader [-]

Colldale is ruled by Prime Minister Gavwan Gearbun. The Prime Minister has been in power far longer than should be allowed and is praised by the people. There is strong opposition to the Prime Minister and policies. The right to rule was granted by consensus, and that power is maintained through random violence.

Laws [-]

Laws are enforced by a police, and are strictly enforced. Justice is served by a kangaroo court, with a common punishment being torture.

Crime [-]

Crime is occasional. The most common crime is fraud. The imprisonment rate is 0.59% of the population (1 adult).

Military [-]

Colldale has a negative attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 23 citizens (14%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 11 (6.75%). Of the active duty military, 0 (3.75%) are special forces. Due to their negative attitude and lack of defensible wall, Colldale is suitably fortified. Colldale fighters are respected for their use of ranseurs in battle. They are revered for their rigid formations and are considered inadequately skilled in battle.

Economy [-]

The economy in Colldale is currently calm.

Resources [-]

Colldale is known for the following resources:

  • Old amber mines that are visited frequently by witches.
  • A haunted gazebo inhabited by wild chinchillas that are avoided by gru.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • Long, long ago in a city far, far away, a Boogyman haunted the swamps before dawn. Villagers say that the Boogyman will offer you sweets, then carry you away.
  • Long ago, the villagers of Corypost lived happily. Things were always nice, but one day an evil lich named Trarurz Backsnapper took over the town. The villagers tried to stop the lich, but were caught. Along came a jolly halfling named Amaco Hairycobble, who was a skilled storyteller. Amaco had a plan to trick the lich by using magic to banish it. When Amaco Hairycobble faced the lich, Amaco Hairycobble killed the lich and was killed in the process.
  • Legends tell of James' Rake, a unique rake with the capability to find any item. It disappeared after an attack by bandits.

Events [-]

Colldale is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • I'm looking for rare bats, both live and dead. I have a list of the ones I need. No pay until task is completed successfully. Reward is a priceless heirloom. Contact Ardal Uglykeep.
  • Wanted: Bored? Tudexn Ghosttwiser has been kidnapped! Generous payment for safe return. Opportunity to earn a title. Contact Rbegd Laughkill to learn more.
  • Help Wanted: Merchant seeks caravan master, cartographer, navigator, and experienced mercenaries for trade expedition. Will owe you a huge favor. Contact Jory Colter.
  • Hearty souls needed to recover stolen potato. Will owe you a huge favor. Contact Bit.
  • Help! Looking for something new? Faldin Granitecutter has been kidnapped! Generous payment for safe return. Will reward you with a land deed. Contact Ghrikaro.
  • Needed: Lockpick needed for totally legitimate reasons. Reward available. Contact Zhubgub Backbreaker.
  • Bounty for giant spiders, dead or alive. Reward is a secret. Must be quick on your feet. Contact Bradr Ironbasher.

People [-]

The people in Colldale despise outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Wouvy is a female mindflayer who is known in that part of town as being a gifted messenger. She appears worrying.
  • Ghrizer is a male troglodyte who is known in the region as being a poorly skilled baker. He appears pacifistic.
  • Ang is a male troglodyte who is known in the city as being a renowned timberwright. He appears idealistic.
  • Cees is a male troglodyte who is known in the world as being a decent blacksmith. He appears exhausted.
  • Trellm is a female mindflayer who is known in the region as being a laughably skilled woodseller. She appears mopey.
  • Elhzer is a female troglodyte who is known in that part of town as being a poorly skilled roofer. She appears self-obsessed.
  • Surps is a female troglodyte who is known in the world as being a gifted rugmaker. She appears nervous.
  • Ghrira is a male troglodyte who is known in the region as being a decent astrologer. He appears lonely.
  • Ceelak is a male troglodyte who is known in the city as being a skilled bookbinder. He appears fatalistic.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • Waerrl, a nosy male mindflayer. He is a commoner who is seeing the world.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Colldale:

  • The Fumbling Well Book Smith [+]
  • The Drinking Octopus House [+]
  • The Deadly Bull Temple [+]
  • The Smiling Mead Sweet House [+]
  • The Happy Frog Mill [+]
  • The Vulgar Wolfhound Furs [+]
  • The Master Fox Coop Hoop [+]
  • The Bottomless Thug Fish Camp [+]
  • The Laughing Bag Hatters [+]