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    Dwarf in the Playground
     
    ClericGuy

    Join Date
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    Default Ruins & Raiders Universe (WIP)

    - Dwarvenna, the City of Dwarves, is the biggest and holds a population of 500 individuals (While 500 individuals seem low in real life, they are a lot in plenty of fantasy settings, including this one).

    Families:
    1 Hammersmith, a middle-class family of smiths, expert at making hammers.
    2 Axesmith, a middle-class family of smiths, very good at making axes.
    3 Picksmith, a middle-class family of smiths, talented at making picks.
    4 Macesmith, a middle-class family of smiths, well known for their maces.
    5 Staffsmith, a middle-class family of smiths, known for its metallic staves.
    6 Spearsmith, a middle-class family of smiths with an expertise at making spears.
    7 Flailsmith, a middle-class family of smiths that has made everyone to talk about their flails.
    8 Bladesmith, a middle-class family of smiths with a bunch of self-made deadly blades.
    9 Gauntletsmith, a high-class family of smiths. If you see the letters "GS" to your gauntlets, they have been made by them.
    10 Shieldsmith, a high-class family of smiths, good at making shields of all sorts.
    11 Armorsmith, a high-class family of smiths, expert at making armors of all sorts.
    12 Helmetsmith, a high-class family of smiths, very good at making helmets.
    13 Beltsmith, a high-class family of smiths, talented at making belts.
    14 Bootsmith, a high-class family of smiths, well known for their boots.
    15 Glovesmith, a high-class family of smiths, known for its gloves.
    16 Kneesmith, a high-class family of smiths, with an expertise at making kneecaps.
    17 Legsmith, a high-class family of smiths that has made everyone to talk about their leggings.
    18 Armsmith, a high-class family of smiths with a bunch of self-made arms-slot items.
    19 Necksmith, a high-class family of smiths, expert at making neck-slot items.
    20 Torsosmith, a low-class family of smiths, very good at making torso armor.
    21 Backsmith, a low-class family of smiths, talented at making back-slot items.
    22 Weaponsmith, a low-class family of smiths, well known for their weapons of all sorts.
    23 Bucklersmith, a low-class family of smiths, known for its bucklers and light shields in general.
    24 Towersmith, a low-class family of smiths with an expertise at making tower shields and heavy shields in general.
    25 Ringsmith, a low-class family of smiths that has made everyone to talk about their rings.
    26 Platinumminer, a low-class family that used to mine platinum but was not allowed to keep it.
    27 Goldminer, a low-class family that used to mine gold but was not allowed to keep it.
    28 Silverminer, a low-class family that used to mine silver but was not allowed to keep it.
    29 Copperminer, a low-class family that used to mine copper and was allowed to keep some!
    30 Bronzeminer, a low-class family that used to wear bronze bracers during their mining operations.
    31 Ironminer, a low-class family that used to wear iron bracers during their mining operations.
    32 Steelminer, a low-class family that it is said they know to work steel very well.
    33 Oreminer, a low-class family that has been to various different mines their whole lives.
    34 Coalminer, a low-class family, possibly the poorest of all. They used to have coal at their face all the day and night. Now, things are better...
    35 Oilminer, a low-class family. They mined a black liquid that is believed it will spark a revolution of some sort in the future.
    36 Crystalminer, a low-class family. They mined crystals but it all belonged to their boss.
    37 Diamondminer, a low-class family. They mined diamonds but it all belonged to their boss.
    38 Gemminer, a low-class family. They mined gems but it all belonged to their boss.
    39 Loneminer, a low-class family that used to mine all alone, lost in their thoughts.
    40 Burrowminer, a low-class family that cares more for opening tunnels than actually mining the resource.
    41 Treeminer, a low-class family that used to cut wood. Treeminer is a different dwarven name for the word woodcutter.
    42 Woodminer, a low-class family that used to cut wood. Woodminer is a different dwarven name for the word woodcutter.
    43 Forestminer, a low-class family that used to cut wood. Forestminer is a different dwarven name for the word woodcutter.
    44 Iceminer, a low-class family. They used to mine ice and snow from the mountains and sell it to the warmer valleys. They were rivals with Snowminers.
    45 Snowminer, a low-class family. They used to mine ice and snow from the mountains and sell it to the warmer valleys. They were rivals with Iceminers.
    46 Sandminer, a low-class family that used to work the stone. Sandminer is also a different dwarven word for the stoneworker.
    47 Rockminer, a low-class family that used to work the stone. Rockminer is also a different dwarven word for the stoneworker.
    48 Stoneminer, a low-class family that used to work the stone. Stoneminer is also a different dwarven word for the stoneworker.
    49 Warpickminer, a low-class family of fighters that used their warpicks to mine instead of regular picks.
    50 Coldminer, a low-class family that used to mine cold iron, a metal with some magical properties that is almost completely extinct in our days.



    1-Hammersmith, a middle-class family of smiths, expert at making hammers. (Their names are all ancient dwarven names.)
    Family Members:
    1 Traubon, grandfather, age: 400, traits: smoker, loud voice, honorable, stats: level 8 Guard
    2 Artin, grandmother, age: 350, traits: smoker, loud voice, ironic, stats: level 7 Guard
    3 Rurik, father, age: 200, traits: nose ring, calm voice, kind, stats: level 9 Destroyer
    4 Liftrasa, mother, age: 200, traits: nose ring, calm voice, kind, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Ulfgar, son, age: 103, traits: ear ring, wide eyes, alcoholic, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Ilde, daughter, age: 102, traits: tongue ring, wide eyes, alcoholic, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Hlin, daughter, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, calm voice, hammer master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Sannl, daughter, age: 100, traits: ear ring, thin eyes, alcoholic, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Barendd, son, age: 50, traits: cannot count, funny voice, rude, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Torgga, daughter, age: 50, traits: cannot count, funny voice, kind, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell hammers and warhammers of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Traubon: I hate to admit it but I need to quit smoking, me and Artin. They say the White Tower has an Elixir that makes you stop smoking completely. Bring us 2 vials and we will reward you (2000 XP, 20 gp reward).
    -Artin: They say the Guild in the Underground has a medicine that removes alcoholism completely. Bring us 3 potions and we will reward you (3000 XP, 30 gp reward).
    -Rurik: We need a mathematician to teach our children to count (because we failed to do so). If you can convience one to come here we will reward you (5000 XP, 50 gp reward).

    2-Axesmith, a middle-class family of smiths, very good at making axes. (Their names are all ancient dwarven names.)
    Family Members:
    1 Brottor, grandfather, age: 399, traits: thin, harsh voice, writer, stats: level 7 Guard
    2 Diesa, grandmother, age: 351, traits: fat, loud voice, singer, stats: level 8 Guard
    3 Eberk, father, age: 202, traits: ear ring, calm voice, honorable, stats: level 8 Destroyer
    4 Ida, mother, age: 204, traits: ear ring, calm voice, smoker, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    5 Einkil, son, age: 103, traits: tongue ring, thin eyes, kind, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Oskar, son, age: 102, traits: thin, wide eyes, alcoholic, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Gunnloda, daughter, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, harsh voice, axe master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Taklinn, son, age: 100, traits: smoker, lazy, alcoholic, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Torderk, son, age: 75, traits: cannot read, cannot count, eager, stats: level 2 Trooper
    10 Audhild, daughter, age: 70, traits: long hair, doesn't speak, kind, stats: level 2 Trooper
    11 Dagnal, daughter, age: 55, traits: fat, doesn't speak, kind, stats: level 1 Trooper
    12 Veit, son, age: 50, traits: bald, doesn't speak, kind, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell axes and waraxes of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Brottor: They say the White Tower has an Elixir that makes you stop smoking completely. Bring us 2 vials and we will reward you (2000 XP, 20 gp reward).
    -Diesa: They say the Guild in the Underground has a medicine that removes alcoholism completely. Bring us 2 potions and we will reward you (2000 XP, 20 gp reward).
    -Eberk: We need a teacher to teach our son Torderk to read and count (because we failed to do so). If you can convience one to come here we will reward you (5000 XP, 50 gp reward).

    3-Picksmith, a middle-class family of smiths, talented at making picks. (Their names are all ancient dwarven clan names.)
    Family Members:
    1 Balderk, grandfather, age: 400, traits: tongue ring, thin eyes, manipulator, stats: level 9 Guard
    2 Dankil, grandmother, age: 350, traits: tongue ring, thin eyes, sensitive, stats: level 6 Guard
    3 Gorunn, father, age: 200, traits: nose ring, normal eyes, musician, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    4 Holderhek, mother, age: 200, traits: nose ring, thin eyes, sorcerer, stats: level 9 Destroyer
    5 Loderr, son, age: 103, traits: bald, thin eyes, kind, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Lutgehr, son, age: 102, traits: long hair, thin eyes, ear ring, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Rumnaheim, son, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, thin eyes, pick master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Strakeln, son, age: 100, traits: bald, thin eyes, rude, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Torunn, son, age: 51, traits: long hair, thin eyes, kind, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Ungart, son, age: 50, traits: lazy, thin eyes, rude, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell picks and warpicks of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Balderk: Our cellar is full of monstrous rats! Clear the place and we will reward you (1000 XP + any amount of XP you get from the rats, 10 gp reward). (there are 12 Medium-sized rats, the rats are level 1 Combatants with a single melee attack; lift free, attack standard, attack PD defense and deal disease damage)
    -Dankil: We need you to find a way to teach our youngest grandchild Ungart not to be so lazy! Use extreme measures if needed! (5000 XP, 50 gp reward)

    4 Macesmith, a middle-class family of smiths, well known for their maces.
    Family Members:
    1 Frawd, grandfather, age: 400, traits: ear ring, wide eyes, tidy, stats: level 7 Guard
    2 Ilda, grandmother, age: 350, traits: ear ring, wide eyes, tidy, stats: level 7 Guard
    3 Eric, father, age: 200, traits: eyebrow ring, normal eyes, eager, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    4 Naram, mother, age: 200, traits: eyebrow ring, wide eyes, harsh voice, stats: level 8 Destroyer
    5 Digna, daughter, age: 103, traits: untidy, wide eyes, eager, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Bella, daughter, age: 102, traits: untidy, wide eyes, painter, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Oskaria, daughter, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, wide eyes, mace master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Helena, daughter, age: 100, traits: blonde hair, wide eyes, harper, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Wilda, daughter, age: 53, traits: untidy, wide eyes, calm, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Vilda, daughter, age: 53, traits: untidy, wide eyes, calm, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell maces of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Frawd: Our cellar is full of monstrous ants! Clear the place and we will reward you (1000 XP + any amount of XP you get from the ants, 10 gp reward). (there are 18 Tiny-sized ants, the ants are level 1 Troopers with a single melee attack; lift free, attack standard, attack PD defense and deal acid damage)
    -Ilda: We need you to find a way to teach our grand daughters to be more tidy! Use extreme measures if needed! (4000 XP, 40 gp reward)

    5 Staffsmith, a middle-class family of smiths, known for its metallic staves.
    Family Members:
    1 Oscar, grandfather, age: 400, traits: eyebrow ring, black hair, polite, stats: level 7 Guard
    2 Erica, grandmother, age: 350, traits: eyebrow ring, black hair, polite, stats: level 9 Guard
    3 Alphonso, father, age: 200, traits: lips ring, brown hair, hard-worker, stats: level 8 Destroyer
    4 Silvia, mother, age: 200, traits: lips ring, black hair, hard-worker, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    5 Virma, daughter, age: 103, traits: gambler, black hair, manipulator, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Richard, son, age: 102, traits: dreamer, black hair, eager, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Laura, daughter, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, black hair, staff master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Rick, son, age: 100, traits: singer, black hair, polite, stats: level 3 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell metallic staves of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Oscar: Our cellar is full of monstrous spiders! Clear the place and we will reward you (1000 XP + any amount of XP you get from the spiders, 10 gp reward). (there are 15 Small-sized spiders, the spiders are level 1 Guards with a single melee attack; lift free, attack standard, attack PD defense and deal venom damage)
    -Erica: We need you to find a way to stop our Virma's desire to gamble! Use extreme measures if needed! (6000 XP, 60 gp reward)

    6 Spearsmith, a middle-class family of smiths with an expertise at making spears.
    Family Members:
    1 Isidor, grandfather, age: 400, traits: lips ring, blonde hair, kind, stats: level 8 Guard
    2 Northra, grandmother, age: 350, traits: lips ring, blonde hair, rude, stats: level 9 Guard
    3 Gemin, father, age: 200, traits: eyebrow ring, brown hair, emotional, stats: level 8 Destroyer
    4 Eastra, mother, age: 200, traits: eyebrow ring, blonde hair, angry, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    5 Jasmine, daughter, age: 103, traits: slow thinker, blonde hair, kind, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Southra, daughter, age: 102, traits: slow thinker, blonde hair, rude, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Westia, daughter, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, blonde hair, spear master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Redbeard, son, age: 100, traits: red beard, blonde hair, piper, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Saxon, son, age: 50, traits: smart, blonde hair, emotional, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Gaul, son, age: 47, traits: strong, blonde hair, angry, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell spears of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Isidor: Our grandson Redbeard is a piper but he needs his musical skills improved. Find us someone who can train him and we will pay you well. (2000 XP, 20 gp reward)
    -Northra: Eastra must learn to control her anger. Make her control her anger and we will reward you (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).

    7 Flailsmith, a middle-class family of smiths that has made everyone to talk about their flails.
    Family Members:
    1 Linn, grandfather, age: 400, traits: nose ring, white hair, storyteller, stats: level 8 Guard
    2 Evgenia, grandmother, age: 350, traits: tongue ring, white hair, storyteller, stats: level 9 Guard
    3 Kinn, father, age: 200, traits: ear ring, brown hair, storyteller, stats: level 8 Destroyer
    4 Roxane, mother, age: 200, traits: eyebrow ring, white hair, storyteller, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    5 Agatha, daughter, age: 103, traits: lips ring, white hair, proud, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Finn, daughter, age: 102, traits: rude, white hair, proud, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Yena, daughter, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, white hair, flail master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Binn, son, age: 54, traits: silly, white hair, xenophobic, stats: level 1 Trooper
    9 Xorm, son, age: 50, traits: silly, white hair, xenophobic, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Zurc, son, age: 47, traits: silly, white hair, xenophobic, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell flails of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Evgenia: Our three grandaughters want to get married to outsiders (unfortunately, the male dwarves of Dwarvenna are not interesting enough to them). Find us 3 male dwarves, willing to get married, outside of Dwarvenna. Their social status matter, they must be from the middle-class and above. (9000 XP, 90 gp reward)
    -Kinn: Please make my boys less xenophobic and I will reward you (3000 XP, 30 gp reward).

    8 Bladesmith, a middle-class family of smiths with a bunch of self-made deadly blades. (they are fallen nobles due to debt)
    Family Members:
    1 Abraham, grandfather, age: 400, traits: very fat, red hair, noble, stats: level 9 Guard
    2 Sarah, grandmother, age: 350, traits: very fat, red hair, noble, stats: level 8 Guard
    3 Johnson, father, age: 200, traits: very fat, brown hair, farmer, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    4 Annah, mother, age: 200, traits: very fat, red hair, noble, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Gorrun, son, age: 103, traits: thin, red hair, writer, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Martha, daughter, age: 102, traits: thin, red hair, writer, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Wellen, son, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, red hair, blade master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Margaret, daughter, age: 100, traits: ponytail, red hair, writer, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Gumbiel, son, age: 55, traits: thin, red hair, blade fighter, stats: level 10 Trooper
    10 Mariel, daughter, age: 50, traits: thin, red hair, blade fighter, stats: level 9 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell blades and swords of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Abraham: I hate to admit it but 4 of us need to lose weight. They say the Black Tower has an Elixir that makes you lose weight really fast. Bring us 4 vials and we will reward you (8000 XP, 80 gp reward).
    -Sarah: I think Johnson, since he is a simple farmer and not a noble, needs to prove himself he is a worthy husband for my daughter Annah. Take him to an adventure with you to prove himself (7000 XP, 70 gp reward, you must defeat at least a level 7 Boss in that adventure and Johnson has to help).
    -Annah: We have three writers who write a play but we need a fourth one (for more inspiration). If you can convience one to come here we will reward you (4000 XP, 40 gp reward).

    9 Gauntletsmith, a high-class family of smiths. If you see the letters "GS" to your gauntlets, they have been made by them.
    Family Members:
    1 Hugger, grandfather, age: 400, traits: very thin, golden hair, gardener, stats: level 6 Guard
    2 Hilda, grandmother, age: 350, traits: very thin, golden hair, painter, stats: level 7 Guard
    3 Ugran, father, age: 200, traits: very thin, brown hair, potter, stats: level 8 Destroyer
    4 Oteria, mother, age: 200, traits: very thin, golden hair, grey crusader, stats: level 9 Commander
    5 Bimbo, son, age: 103, traits: lazy, golden hair, smoker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Lazlo, son, age: 102, traits: lazy, golden hair, alchoholic, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Jax, son, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, golden hair, unarmed master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Eva, daughter, age: 55, traits: fat, golden hair, rude, stats: level 1 Trooper
    9 Ephi, daughter, age: 53, traits: fat, golden hair, kind, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Ellen, daughter, age: 50, traits: fat, golden hair, doesn't speak, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell gauntlets of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Hugger: I hate to admit it but 4 of us need to gain weight. They say Launma has an Elixir that makes you gain weight really fast. Bring us 4 vials and we will reward you (4000 XP, 40 gp reward).
    -Hilda: I think Bimbo and Lazlo are way too lazy, but they are the ones who are going to inherit the gauntlet-making bussiness in a few decades. Turn them into hard-working dwarves and you will be rewarded (4000 XP, 40 gp reward).
    -Ugran: I think Bimbo and Lazlo need to quit smoking and drinking. Bring us a White Tower Elixir and a Guild Elixir that makes you stop smoking and drinking completely and you will be rewarded (4000 XP, 40 gp reward).
    -Oteria (if the party doesn't know Oteria is a Grey Crusader): We have lost the stamp with the "GS" letters on it. It is somewhere in the cellar, can you find it? Beware however, the cellar is trapped! (9000 XP, 90 gp reward). (the cellar spawns 1d6+6 lesser phantasms)
    -Oteria (if the party know Oteria is a Grey Crusader and party level is beyond 11th): So you are here, fellow crusaders. There is a threat in Dwarvenna we want to see removed and you have the strength to do so from what I've heard about you. The mayor will tell you more.

    10 Shieldsmith, a high-class family of smiths, good at making shields of all sorts.
    Family Members:
    1 Goliath, grandfather, age: 400, traits: golden necklace, light brown hair, carver, stats: level 9 Guard
    2 Veronica, grandmother, age: 350, traits: golden necklace, light brown hair, painter, stats: level 8 Guard
    3 David, father, age: 200, traits: finger ring, brown hair, hard-working, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    4 Gretta, mother, age: 200, traits: finger ring, light brown hair, hard-working, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Sam, son, age: 103, traits: ponytail, light brown hair, carver, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Tam, son, age: 103, traits: ponytail, light brown hair, carver, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Veronica, daughter, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, light brown hair, shield master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Graham, son, age: 100, traits: gambler, light brown hair, rude, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Samus, daughter, age: 54, traits: playful, light brown hair, brave, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Tamus, daughter, age: 54, traits: playful, light brown hair, shy, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell shields of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Goliath: I would love to create a shield from a torso scale taken from the corpse of a gargantuan metallic dragon (the dragon type doesn't matter). That will allow me to create a REAL scale shield! I have no idea where you can find a metallic dragon corpse but you will be rewarded (10000 XP, 500 gp reward).
    -Veronica: My grand daughter Veronica wants to change her name to something else because she doesn't want to have the name of her grandmother. Please change her mind and I will reward you (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).
    -David: Make my son Graham to stop gambling and make him a bit more polite too. You will be rewarded (2000 XP, 20 gp reward).
    Last edited by ARTHAN; 2020-08-13 at 10:56 PM.
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  2. - Top - End - #2
    Dwarf in the Playground
     
    ClericGuy

    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Greece
    Gender
    Male

    Default Re: Ruins & Raiders Universe (WIP)

    11 Armorsmith, a high-class family of smiths, expert at making armors of all sorts.
    Family Members:
    1 Gustavo, grandfather, age: 400, traits: golden necklace, dark brown hair, painter, stats: level 9 Guard
    2 Adelia, grandmother, age: 350, traits: golden necklace, dark brown hair, carver, stats: level 7 Guard
    3 Geremy, father, age: 200, traits: finger ring, brown hair, hard-working, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    4 Selena, mother, age: 200, traits: finger ring, dark brown hair, hard-working, stats: level 9 Destroyer
    5 Kenly, son, age: 104, traits: long beard, dark brown hair, carver, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Noah, son, age: 102, traits: long beard, dark brown hair, painter, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Arcia, daughter, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, dark brown hair, armor master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Rania, daughter, age: 100, traits: ponytail, dark brown hair, carver, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Nellie, son, age: 51, traits: xenophobic, dark brown hair, quiet, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Willie, son, age: 50, traits: xenophobic, dark brown hair, quiet, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell shields of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Gustavo: I lost my golden necklace which is the sign of my marriage with Adelia. I believe it must be somewhere in the garden. (1000 XP, 10 gp reward) (in reality, it has slipped into the sewers below the garden where monstrous rats and wererats have their nest)
    -Adelia: I believe my husband Gustavo is cheating me! I want you to spy on him and see where he goes when he lives our home at night (1500 XP, 15 gp reward). (in reality, Gustavo is secretly meeting with Oteria Gauntletsmith at the local forest and draws a painting of her but they are doing nothing wrong. However, if caught by the party, Oteria reveals her true identity; she is a Grey Crusader and the portrait shows her at knight armor with a halo around her head.)
    -Geremy: My daughter Arcia need someone to test her combat skills in her new suit of armor. Aid her and you will be rewarded (3500 XP, 35 gp reward).

    12 Helmetsmith, a high-class family of smiths, very good at making helmets.
    Family Members:
    1 Afitas, grandfather, age: 400, traits: golden necklace, big ears, painter, stats: level 9 Guard
    2 Maya, grandmother, age: 350, traits: golden necklace, big ears, painter, stats: level 8 Guard
    3 Hector, father, age: 200, traits: finger ring, normal ears, carver, stats: level 8 Destroyer
    4 Hatmaker, mother, age: 200, traits: finger ring, big ears, carver, stats: level 9 Destroyer
    5 Itan, son, age: 103, traits: ponytail, big ears, hard-working, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Moriss, son, age: 103, traits: ponytail, big ears, hard-working, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Carla, daughter, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, big ears, helmet master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Epitas, son, age: 100, traits: gambler, big ears, kind, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Varla, daughter, age: 54, traits: lazy, big ears, coward, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Emily, daughter, age: 50, traits: chess-player, big ears, coward, stats: level 1 Commander
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell helmets and hats of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Afitas: Our youngest grandchild Emily is an excellent chess player already but she is too coward to challenge others to a game. Please, make her more confident, but not by losing on purpose or she will notice (7000 XP, 70 gp reward). (The chess game is a series of 3 mislead checks against DC 20, the party member with the greatest mislead score HAS TO make the checks, if you win 2 checks you win the game and you lose the quest, if you lose 2 checks you lose the game and you win the quest and it takes 3 hours to complete)
    -Maya: Please make my grandchild Varla less lazy and if possible less of a coward too. The way to achieve this is up to you (2000 XP, 20 gp reward).

    13 Beltsmith, a high-class family of smiths, talented at making belts.
    Family Members:
    1 Kimon, grandfather, age: 400, traits: golden necklace, small ears, noble, stats: level 7 Guard
    2 Agnia, grandmother, age: 350, traits: golden necklace, small ears, noble, stats: level 9 Guard
    3 Grubb, father, age: 200, traits: finger ring, normal ears, merchant, stats: level 9 Destroyer
    4 Crest, mother, age: 200, traits: finger ring, small ears, noble, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    5 Dora, daughter, age: 103, traits: ponytail, small ears, glasses, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Laura, daughter, age: 102, traits: smart, small ears, hard-working, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Belton, son, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, small ears, belt master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Steven, son, age: 100, traits: glasses, small ears, polite, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Lora, daughter, age: 54, traits: tall, small ears, eager, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Amalia, daughter, age: 50, traits: short, small ears, lazy, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell belts of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Kimon: Grubb is not a noble, so he must at least prove himself he is a worthy merchant. Help him have an outrageous profitable deal with someone and I will finally accept him as the husband of my daughter (9000 XP, 90 gp reward).
    -Agnia: We need 2 new pairs of glasses for Dora and Steven. I will ask for enchanted ones with darkvision and I will pay the difference. You will definitely find these at the Guild (4000 XP, 40 gp reward).

    14 Bootsmith, a high-class family of smiths, well known for their boots.
    Family Members:
    1 Corgan, grandfather, age: 400, traits: golden necklace, bald, boar rider, stats: level 10 Guard
    2 Moela, grandmother, age: 350, traits: golden necklace, bald, leatherworker, stats: level 9 Guard
    3 Jest, father, age: 200, traits: finger ring, bald, potter, stats: level 8 Destroyer
    4 Honoria, mother, age: 200, traits: finger ring, bald, leatherworker, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    5 Terry, son, age: 103, traits: dirty, bald, , stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Betty, daughter, age: 102, traits: clean, bald, potter, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Gust, son, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, bald, boot master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Bison, son, age: 100, traits: dirty, bald, , stats: eccentriclevel 3 Trooper
    9 Kimolia, daughter, age: 54, traits: clean, bald, , stats: don't speaklevel 1 Trooper
    10 Penettia, daughter, age: 51, traits: dirty, bald, don't speak, stats: level 1 Trooper
    11 Almon, son, age: 50, traits: clean, bald, don't speak, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell shoes and boots of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Corgan: Can you defeat me in a mounted combat with a Large wild boar? Use a horse if you like, I will be the winner (5000 XP, 50 gp). (you fight Corgan mounted on a Large Wild Boar, both Corgan and the boar are level 10 Guards, if you lose you have to give 25 gp instead of earning 50 gp)

    15 Glovesmith, a high-class family of smiths, known for its gloves.
    Family Members:
    1 Mark, grandfather, age: 400, traits: golden necklace, small nose, noble, stats: level 6 Guard
    2 Jasmine, grandmother, age: 350, traits: golden necklace, small nose, noble, stats: level 6 Guard
    3 Opadel, father, age: 200, traits: finger ring, normal nose, farmer, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    4 Xalayn, mother, age: 200, traits: finger ring, small nose, noble, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Qury, daughter, age: 104, traits: excited, small nose, curious, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Zyru, daughter, age: 104, traits: excited, small nose, curious, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Taram, son, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, small nose, glove master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Runner, son, age: 99, traits: coward, small nose, eager, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Sindy, daughter, age: 52, traits: sweet, small nose, polite, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell gloves of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Mark: Runner is fast but he thinks that is an excuse for him to be a coward. Take runner to an adventure with you, make him witness real danger, bring him back alive and brave and I will reward you (9000 XP, 90 gp reward).
    -Jasmine: Opadel is just a farmer and we are a noble family, so he has to prove himself first. Have him bring the head of... something, I don't care, as a trophy and we will accept him (5000 XP, 50 gp reward).
    -Xalayn: I have lost my finger ring which is my sign of marriage with my husband Opadel. I suspect my mother got it but I don't dare to search her stuff. Would you? (1000 XP, 10 gp reward)

    16 Kneesmith, a high-class family of smiths, with an expertise at making kneecaps.
    Family Members:
    1 Ronald, grandfather, age: 400, traits: golden necklace, big nose, hunter, stats: level 7 Guard
    2 Lydia, grandmother, age: 350, traits: golden necklace, big nose, smoker, stats: level 7 Guard
    3 Lobo, father, age: 200, traits: finger ring, normal nose, doctor, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    4 Galatea, mother, age: 200, traits: finger ring, big nose, alcoholic, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    5 Lancer, son, age: 104, traits: short beard, big nose, fisher, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Igor, son, age: 102, traits: short beard, big nose, chess player, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Cassandra, daughter, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, big nose, kneecap master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Artemis, daughter, age: 100, traits: crossbow master, big nose, hunter, stats: level 13 Trooper
    9 Bert, son, age: 51, traits: polite, big nose, quiet, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Yen, son, age: 50, traits: xenophobic, big nose, kind, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell kneecaps of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Ronald: I haven't gone to a hunt for a very long time. Would you be my companions this time? I will reward you and the forest is just outside the city (9000 XP, 90 gp). (the hunted creature will be a level 10 Boss and Ronald has to survive for the party to get any reward)
    -Lydia: I need to stop smoking. Bring me a White Tower Elixir that removes the need for smoking completely and I will reward you (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).
    -Lobo: My wife is alcoholic and, as a doctor, is my duty to cure her. Bring me a Guild Elixir that removes alcoholism completely and I will reward you (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).
    -Artemis: I need to challenge someone to target practice. Wanna try? (3000 XP, 30 gp reward. There are 5 targets for each side and you can attack only once per turn. Targets have a defense of 20. In case of a draw, nothing happens. In case of your loss, you must give 5 gp away.)

    17 Legsmith, a high-class family of smiths that has made everyone to talk about their leggings.
    Family Members:
    1 Vick, grandfather, age: 400, traits: golden necklace, long hair, noble, stats: level 8 Guard
    2 Inkeria, grandmother, age: 350, traits: golden necklace, long hair, noble, stats: level 8 Guard
    3 Fervin, father, age: 200, traits: finger ring, normal hair, fisher, stats: level 8 Destroyer
    4 Weezia, mother, age: 200, traits: finger ring, long hair, noble, stats: level 8 Destroyer
    5 , daughter, age: 103, traits: fast thinker, long hair, kind, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 , daughter, age: 102, traits: weak, long hair, rude, stats: level 2 Trooper
    7 , daughter, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, long hair, leggings master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Araym, son, age: 100, traits: red beard, long hair, poor vision, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Bold, son, age: 50, traits: fast thinker, long hair, calm, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Wallie, son, age: 47, traits: weak, long hair, calm, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigarretes. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell leggings and trousers of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Vick: We nobles have the nasty habit of putting adventurers testing the non-noble husbands of our daughters. I think this has to stop. Talk to the mayor, do everything you can to stop this, this is dangerous, people may get hurt. Do not tell my wife I told you all these. (8000 XP, 80 gp reward)
    -Inkeria: Fervin needs to prove himself (since he is not a noble) that he is at least a fisher of epic scale. Help him to bring us a Largefish from the nearby lake and then we will accept him (9000 XP, 90 gp reward). (the Largefish the party will encounter is a level 9+1d6 Commander and gives the respective XP reward)
    -Weezia: My son Araym has poor vision but I have no idea where to get glasses for him. Can you help me? (1000 XP, 10 gp reward)

    18 Armsmith, a high-class family of smiths with a bunch of self-made arms-slot items.
    Family Members:
    1 Victor, grandfather, age: 400, traits: golden necklace, short hair, noble, stats: level 9 Guard
    2 Netta, grandmother, age: 350, traits: golden necklace, short hair, noble, stats: level 9 Guard
    3 Douglas, father, age: 200, traits: finger ring, normal hair, mayor, stats: level 10 Destroyer
    4 Victoria, mother, age: 200, traits: finger ring, short hair, noble, stats: level 9 Destroyer
    5 Wix, son, age: 104, traits: hard-working, short hair, potter, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Wiz, son, age: 104, traits: hard-working, short hair, potter, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Achox, son, age: 101, traits: fast relfexes, short hair, bracers master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Monette, daughter, age: 100, traits: glasses, short hair, wizard, stats: level 5 Commander
    9 Jestia, daughter, age: 50, traits: lazy, short hair, playful, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Jewelia, daughter, age: 47, traits: lazy, short hair, playful, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell bracers of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Victor: My grand daughter Monette is a well-educated wizard. She wishes to move to the White Tower to study more of the arcana but she is afraid the elves there will not accept a dwarf as an apprentice. Can you help us? (9500 XP, 95 gp reward)
    -Netta: We have a female construct-servant, named Led, who is locked in the cellar. Lately, the construct is disobeying orders and demands its freedom. What should we do? Keep it as our servant or set it free? (1000 XP, 10 gp reward) (If the answer is "set it free" and the party succeeds in a DC 20 Dialogue check, it will make the family to set the construct free and they will encounter Led later in the White Tower where she can aid the party.)
    -Victoria: Two of my children love pottery and they want to open a pottery club here in Dwarvenna. However, they need at least 10 members to do so. Can you find 8 more dwarves interested in pottery? (8000 XP, 80 gp reward)

    19 Necksmith, a high-class family of smiths, expert at making neck-slot items.
    Family Members:
    1 Zem, grandfather, age: 400, traits: golden necklace, ponytail, noble, stats: level 9 Guard
    2 Selem, grandmother, age: 350, traits: golden necklace, ponytail, noble, stats: level 8 Guard
    3 Badu, father, age: 300, traits: finger ring, normal hair, general, stats: level 10 Boss
    4 Guerin, mother, age: 200, traits: finger ring, ponytail, noble, stats: level 9 Destroyer
    5 Udin, son, age: 103, traits: chess player, ponytail, smoker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Uda, daughter, age: 103, traits: chess player, ponytail, alcoholic, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Keneth, son, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, ponytail, necklace master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Quelda, daughter, age: 100, traits: polite, ponytail, ironic, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Gilga, son, age: 48, traits: slow thinker, ponytail, philosopher, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Hera, daughter, age: 46, traits: slow thinker, ponytail, philosopher, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell amulets and necklaces of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Zem: Two grandchildren of mine, so young yet so clever, want to study philosophy. Can you find someone to teach them? Please, help (4000 XP, 40 gp).
    -Selem: We have a heavy smoker in our family. They say the White Tower has an Elixir that makes you stop smoking completely. Bring us a vial and we will reward you (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).
    -Guerin: We have an alcoholic in our family. They say the Guild in the Underground has a medicine that removes alcoholism completely. Bring us a potion and we will reward you (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).
    -Udin: Two of us love chess and we want to open a chess club here in Dwarvenna. However, we need at least 10 members to do so. Can you find 8 more dwarves interested in chess? (8000 XP, 80 gp reward)

    20 Torsosmith, a low-class family of smiths, very good at making torso armor.
    Family Members:
    1 Gunman, grandfather, age: 490, traits: silver necklace, spiky hair, musket master, stats: level 11 Guard
    2 Dorkas, grandmother, age: 410, traits: silver necklace, spiky hair, ironic, stats: level 7 Guard
    3 Dusker, father, age: 200, traits: lips ring, normal hair, merchant, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    4 Dawny, mother, age: 200, traits: lips ring, spiky hair, noble, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    5 Tyranus, son, age: 103, traits: fast thinker, spiky hair, polite, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Demetera, daughter, age: 103, traits: slow thinker, spiky hair, chess player, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Fred, son, age: 101, traits: fast relfexes, spiky hair, torso master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Ruby, daughter, age: 100, traits: thin, spiky hair, ironic, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Gluttous, son, age: 48, traits: very fat, spiky hair, food lover, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Dietalla, daughter, age: 46, traits: very thin, spiky hair, food hater, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell torso armor of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Dorkas: My husband Gunman was an excellent rifleman when he was younger, but now he has lost it. He is really skilled and dangerous with the musket and I am afraid he will shoot someone, some day. Please, steal his weapon but without hurting Gunman at all. (9000 XP, 90 gp reward) (The party must use Fetch or succeed on a PA check against Gunman's PD in order to steal his musket, otherwise the party fails and a combat encounter begins with possibly disastrous results.)
    -Dusker: My son Gluttous needs to lose weight. They say the Black Tower has an Elixir that makes you lose weight really fast. Bring us a vial and we will reward you (2000 XP, 20 gp reward).
    -Dawny: My daughter Dietalla needs to gain weight. They say Launma has an Elixir that makes you gain weight really fast. Bring us a vial and we will reward you (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).
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    21 Backsmith, a low-class family of smiths, talented at making back-slot items.
    Family Members:
    1 Frederick, grandfather, age: 400, traits: silver necklace, straight hair, glasses, stats: level 6 Guard
    2 Smaragda, grandmother, age: 350, traits: silver necklace, straight hair, bookworm, stats: level 7 Guard
    3 Bigle, father, age: 200, traits: tongue ring, normal hair, leatherworker, stats: level 8 Destroyer
    4 Esmeralda, mother, age: 200, traits: tongue ring, straight hair, , stats: level 7 Destroyer
    5 Alfred, son, age: 104, traits: glasses, straight hair, bookworm, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Diamanta, daughter, age: 103, traits: glasses, straight hair, bookworm, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 William, son, age: 101, traits: fast relfexes, straight hair, cape master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Gemina, daughter, age: 100, traits: , straight hair, leatherworker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Charles, son, age: 48, traits: glasses, straight hair, bookworm, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Crestia, daughter, age: 46, traits: glasses, straight hair, bookworm, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell backpacks and capes of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Frederick: We need 5 new pairs of glasses. I will ask for enchanted ones with darkvision and I will pay the difference. You will definitely find these at Forginna (9500 XP, 95 gp reward).
    -Smaragda: Five of us are bookworms and we search for other 5 dwarven bookworms to open a library-club here in Dwarvenna. Can you help us? (5000 XP, 50 gp reward).

    22 Weaponsmith, a low-class family of smiths, well known for their weapons of all sorts.
    Family Members:
    1 Omar, grandfather, age: 400, traits: silver necklace, curly hair, rude, stats: level 8 Guard
    2 Troya, grandmother, age: 350, traits: silver necklace, curly hair, rude, stats: level 6 Guard
    3 Homer, father, age: 200, traits: nose ring, normal hair, kind, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    4 Wellem, mother, age: 200, traits: nose ring, curly hair, sad, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Ahmed, son, age: 104, traits: polite, curly hair, kind, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Pineta, daughter, age: 103, traits: polite, curly hair, kind, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Patroclus, son, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, curly hair, weapon master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Zaria, daughter, age: 100, traits: polite, curly hair, kind, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Wacle, son, age: 48, traits: polite, curly hair, kind, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Ploteria, daughter, age: 46, traits: polite, curly hair, kind, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell weapons of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Wellem: My parents are rude because they are fallen nobles. They lost their title due to a misunderstanding and they need 100 gp each to buy back their title of nobility. If you don't believe me talk to the mayor. I would be in great debt to you if you gave us 200 gp for this purpose (8000 XP, reward 0 gp). (the story is not exactly like this and Wellem told the party half the truth; with a DC 25 dialogue you can convince the mayor to tell you how Omar and Troya lost their noble title. They lost it when they abandoned their comrades in a battle in order to save themselves, which is a great disgrace for a dwarf.)
    -Patroclus: Everyone is too kind and polite in my family. It looks suspicious. It all started when I found the cellar door locked. I need you to investigate... (7000 XP, 70 gp reward) (if the party investigates the cellar it will find that all the family members are chained in the cellar except for Patroclus, Wellem, Omar and Troya. When the party return upstairs, they find that the doppelgangers took their true aberrant forms and attack everyone on sight! Doppelgangers are level 5 Combatants and there are 7 of them! After defeating the Doppelgangers, the family returns to its normal life and gives you 300 gp for saving their lives.)

    23 Bucklersmith, a low-class family of smiths, known for its bucklers and light shields in general.
    Family Members:
    1 Rescer, grandfather, age: 400, traits: silver necklace, mohawk, alchemist, stats: level 8 Guard
    2 Justicia, grandmother, age: 350, traits: silver necklace, mohawk, poisonmaker, stats: level 7 Guard
    3 Gaspar, father, age: 200, traits: eyebrow ring, normal hair, ritualist, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    4 Leyla, mother, age: 200, traits: eyebrow ring, mohawk, alchemist, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Flerry, daughter, age: 104, traits: careful, mohawk, poisonmaker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Retria, daughter, age: 103, traits: careful, mohawk, ritualist, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Thanos, son, age: 101, traits: fast reflexes, mohawk, buckler master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Gaimiag, daughter, age: 100, traits: shy, mohawk, leatherworker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Mitson, son, age: 48, traits: xenophobic, mohawk, painter, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Jerryn, son, age: 46, traits: shy, mohawk, painter, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell bucklers and light shields of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Rescer: I would like to improve my alchemical skills. Can you find me an alchemist worthy enough to teach me? (5000 XP, 50 gp reward)
    -Justicia: I would like to improve my poisonmaking skills. Can you find me a poisonmaker worthy enough to teach me? (5000 XP, 50 gp reward)
    -Gaspar: I would like to improve my ritualistic skills. Can you find me a ritualist worthy enough to teach me? (5000 XP, 50 gp reward)

    24 Towersmith, a low-class family of smiths with an expertise at making tower shields and heavy shields in general.
    Family Members:
    1 Jack, grandfather, age: 400, traits: silver necklace, rasta hair, smoking pipe, stats: level 8 Guard
    2 Silvia, grandmother, age: 350, traits: silver necklace, rasta hair, tall, stats: level 7 Guard
    3 Smock, father, age: 200, traits: ear ring, normal hair, smoking pipe, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    4 Asimina, mother, age: 200, traits: ear ring, rasta hair, short, stats: level 8 Destroyer
    5 Luklera, daughter, age: 104, traits: chess player, rasta hair, smoking pipe, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Cropper, son, age: 103, traits: slow thinker, rasta hair, tall, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Treeya, daughter, age: 101, traits: fast relfexes, rasta hair, towershield master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Minerva, daughter, age: 100, traits: fast thinker, rasta hair, short, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Luke, son, age: 48, traits: playful, rasta hair, open-minded, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Hannah, daughter, age: 46, traits: shy, rasta hair, open-minded, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigarretes. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell tower and heavy shields of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Jack: This smoking pipe is awesome, dude! Bring me one more from Elvenia please, I will pay well dude (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).
    -Silvia: Our dwarven family is well known and respected and we ought not to smoke strange... things! Please, take the smoking pipes from Jack, Smock and Luklera and I will reward you well (3000 XP, 30 gp).
    -Smock: This smoking pipe is awesome, dude! Bring me one more from Elvenia please, I will pay well dude (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).
    -Luklera: This smoking pipe is awesome, dude! Bring me one more from Elvenia please, I will pay well dude (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).

    25 Ringsmith, a low-class family of smiths that has made everyone to talk about their rings. (Every family member wears a signet ring with an "RS" carved on it.)
    Family Members:
    1 Theodoric, grandfather, age: 400, traits: silver necklace, signet ring, kind, stats: level 6 Guard
    2 Candya, grandmother, age: 350, traits: silver necklace, signet ring, polite, stats: level 7 Guard
    3 Constantine, father, age: 200, traits: finger ring, lost finger, Grey Crusader, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    4 Alisya, mother, age: 200, traits: finger ring, signet ring, bored, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Goth, son, age: 103, traits: chess player, signet ring, dark cleric clothes, stats: level 11 Trooper
    6 Xemex, daughter, age: 103, traits: lazy, signet ring, light wizard clothes, stats: level 11 Trooper
    7 Ultimus, son, age: 101, traits: fast relfexes, signet ring, ring master, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Strigon, son, age: 100, traits: strong, signet ring, axeman, stats: level 9 Commander
    9 Lukia, daughter, age: 48, traits: playful, signet ring, doesn't talk, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Zemius, son, age: 46, traits: shy, signet ring, doesn't talk, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigarretes. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -They sell rings of all sorts.
    Quests:
    -Theodoric: Our twin grandchilden Goth and Xemex want to go to the Black Tower and the White Tower respectively but that would make them sworn enemies. Can you change their mind? (2000 XP, 20 gp reward)
    -Strigon: I want to test my strength, please let us have a friendly fight, I will reward you if you win (reward 9000 XP, 90 gp reward). (the fight must be 1 vs 1)
    -Constantine (if the party doesn't know Constantine is a Grey Crusader): I have lost my finger. Do you know someone who can restore it supernaturally? (reward 1000 XP, 10 gp reward).
    -Constantine (if the party know Constantine is a Grey Crusader and party level is beyond 11th): So, now that my identity is revealed, let me tell you that my divination rituals have revealed a new dragon in the Dwarvenna Mines. Fortunately, he is a metallic one and that means we can discuss with the creature without being attacked. However, resources in the mines are low nowdays and we cannot share a single gold piece with a greedy reptile. Since metallic dragons are good from their own nature, it won't be a difficult mission. Hopefully. (Unfortunately, the young adult Golden Dragon, called Nostos, has absolutely no intention of leaving his new lair except if bribed with the extreme amount of 10000 gp or if severly wounded in a fair combat; Nostos is level 19 Boss and severly wounded means to be dropped to 1/4 of his full hp.)

    26 Platinumminer, a low-class family that used to mine platinum but was not allowed to keep it.
    Family Members:
    1 Vladimir, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, long blonde hair, kind, stats: level 7 Guard
    2 Qualm, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, long blonde hair, kind, stats: level 6 Guard
    3 Kepler, father, age: 200, traits: finger ring, normal hair, polite, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    4 Lola, mother, age: 200, traits: finger ring, long blonde hair, polite, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    5 Modon, son, age: 103, traits: sleepy, long blonde hair, singer, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Plenta, daughter, age: 102, traits: sleepy, long blonde hair, dancer, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Zack, son, age: 101, traits: great endurance, long blonde hair, identify platinum, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Ajaxus, son, age: 100, traits: weak, long blonde hair, eager, stats: level 2 Trooper
    9 Zasmin, daughter, age: 50, traits: sleepy, long blonde hair, rude, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Quist, daughter, age: 46, traits: strong, long blonde hair, eager, stats: level 2 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigarretes. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic elixir that removes the need to smoke completely. You take it once and you don't want to smoke again, without having any nasty side effects. The family currently has 3 such elixirs.
    Quests:
    -Vladimir: I angered the mighty trickster wood elf called Ricky by claiming that dwarves are better than elves. He cursed 3 random members of my family to be sleepy forever; a minor problem but an annoying one. If you manage to lift the curse I will be grateful (9000 XP, 90 gp reward). (If the party lifts the curse by passing an elf's immunity to sleep to the affected family members, the party gains the XP but Vladimir refuses to pay more than 10 gp.)
    -Qualm: Plenta wishes to travel to Colosseum to work as a dancer there. I believe that kind of life is unethical and will bring disgrace to our family. Can you change her mind? (1000 XP, 10 gp reward)

    27 Goldminer, a low-class family that used to mine gold but was not allowed to keep it.
    Family Members:
    1 Jest, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, long black hair, smoker, stats: level 8 Guard
    2 Nestia, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, long black hair, leatherworker, stats: level 6 Guard
    3 Wilfred, father, age: 200, traits: eyebrow ring, normal hair, smoker, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    4 Neveria, mother, age: 200, traits: eyebrow ring, long black hair, pregnant, stats: level 8 Destroyer
    5 Netta, daughter, age: 105, traits: tall, long black hair, alcoholic, stats: level 8 Trooper
    6 Nina, daughter, age: 103, traits: short, long black hair, alcoholic, stats: level 8 Trooper
    7 Vickram, son, age: 101, traits: great endurance, long black hair, identify gold, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Duban, son, age: 100, traits: fat, long black hair, leatherworker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Xillion, [b]son/b], age: 50, traits: thin, long black hair, xenophobic, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Nena, daughter, age: 6, traits: baby, long black hair, can't talk, stats: level 0 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic elixir that removes alcoholism completely. You take it once and you don't want to drink alcohol again, without having any nasty side effects. The family currently has 3 such elixirs.
    Quests:
    -Jest: I and Wilfred need to stop smoking and I've heard that the Platinumminers may have a medicine for it. Please, go and talk to them and buy the medicine from them for us. I'll reward you (2000 XP, 20 gp reward).
    -Wilfred: My daughters Netta and Nina won't stop drinking ale till someone beats them in a drinking competition (they even refuse to take any Guild Elixir that removes alcoholism). Can you beat them so they stop being alcoholics? Please, help us (8000 XP, 80 gp reward). (The drinking competition is between 2 party members and the 2 dwarven women. Both make taste checks versus DC 20 and take 10 venom damage, if they fail, due to high amounts of alcohol. However, keep in mind that Netta and Nina are dwarves, so they take 5 venom damage instead of 10. The last man or woman standing is the winner.)
    -Neveria: I am pregnant to a girl, according to divination rituals. Every girl in my family has her name start with an "N", can you find me a proper name? (1000 XP, 10 gp reward) (In fact, Neveria uses the adventuring party as an excuse to name her daughter after her own name. She won't like the names proposed to her till the party propose her the name "Neveria".)

    28 Silverminer, a low-class family that used to mine silver but was not allowed to keep it.
    Family Members:
    1 Lancer, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, long white hair, fallen merchant, stats: level 7 Guard
    2 Metera, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, long white hair, fallen merchant, stats: level 8 Guard
    3 Isack, father, age: 200, traits: tongue ring, normal hair, fallen noble, stats: level 8 Destroyer
    4 Wendy, mother, age: 200, traits: tongue ring, long white hair, collector, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    5 Grimsum, son, age: 103, traits: hard-working, long white hair, stoneworker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Cassandra, daughter, age: 102, traits: manipulator, long white hair, stoneworker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Silvia, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, long white hair, identify silver, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Wacker, son, age: 100, traits: lazy, long white hair, stoneworker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Keeny, daughter, age: 50, traits: shy, long white hair, rude, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Queen, daughter, age: 46, traits: open-minded, long white hair, kind, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic elixir that removes the need to smoke completely. You take it once and you don't want to smoke again, without having any nasty side effects. The family currently has 3 such elixirs.
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic elixir that removes alcoholism completely. You take it once and you don't want to drink alcohol again, without having any nasty side effects. The family currently has 3 such elixirs.
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic elixir that makes you lose weight really fast. You take it once and you don't want to eat more than average meals anymore. The family currently has 3 such elixirs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic elixir that makes you gain weight really fast. You take it once and you don't want to eat less than average meals anymore. The family currently has 3 such elixirs.
    Quests:
    -Lancer: We are fallen merchants, me and my wife, Metera. The mayor says we need 100 gp each in order to climb back to the middle-class and 200 gp each in order to pay our depts. Can you give us 600 gp? Ask the mayor if you don't believe us (6000 XP, 0 gp reward).
    -Metera: Wendy collects various elixirs. Right now, I can spare a White Tower Elixir, a Black Tower Elixir, a Guild Elixir and a Launma Elixir for 20 gp just because it is you! (500 XP, 0 gp reward)
    -Wendy: I am a collector of various elixirs. Right now, I am searching for a very rare elixir, the Elixir of Love or Elvenia Elixir as they call it. They say you fall in love with the first person you see after you drink it. Bring me some and I can reward you (1000 XP, 10 gp).

    29 Copperminer, a low-class family that used to mine copper and was allowed to keep some!
    Family Members:
    1 Muber, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, long golden hair, honorable, stats: level 9 Guard
    2 Nodda, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, long golden hair, polite, stats: level 8 Guard
    3 Willie, father, age: 200, traits: nose ring, normal hair, kind, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    4 Qem, mother, age: 200, traits: nose ring, long golden hair, witch, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Whisper, son, age: 103, traits: manipulator, long golden hair, rogue, stats: level 5 Commander
    6 Hipya, daughter, age: 102, traits: xenophobic, long golden hair, drummer, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Tyrania, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, long golden hair, identify copper, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Von, son, age: 100, traits: loud, long golden hair, drummer, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Jest, son, age: 51, traits: short, long golden hair, thin, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Pont, son, age: 49, traits: fat, long golden hair, tall, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -You can exchange gp and sp for cp free of charge. This family has plenty of copper.
    Quests:
    -Muber: My son Whisper is a rogue and in a search for an adventuring party. Please, take him with you (1000 XP, 10 gp reward). (Whisper is going to be a useful ally during combat but, unknown to even his own family, he is going to loot the party and flee towards the mines if he gets the chance.)
    -Nodda: My grandsons Jest and Pont want to become drummers when they grow up but Hipya and Von refuse to teach them. Please, change their mind and make them teach them (2000 XP, 20 gp reward).
    -Qem: I am a witch and I need some rare ingredients. I need a Wolf's claw, a Troll's finger and a Cobra's tooth. If you feel sorry for the poor creatures, take the ingredients without killing them or let me find someone else to do the job for me (3000 XP, 30 gp reward).

    30 Bronzeminer, a low-class family that used to wear bronze bracers during their mining operations.
    Family Members:
    1 Patericus, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, bronze bracers, really heavy smoker, stats: level 6 Guard
    2 Veria, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, bronze bracers, fat, stats: level 9 Guard
    3 Holic, father, age: 200, traits: lips ring, singer, dancer, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    4 Werann, mother, age: 200, traits: lips ring, bronze bracers, thin, stats: level 9 Destroyer
    5 Vericia, daughter, age: 103, traits: cute, bronze bracers, charismatic, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Achladia, daughter, age: 102, traits: strong, bronze bracers, carrier, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Emilia, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, bronze bracers, identify bronze, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Polarry, son, age: 52, traits: shy, bronze bracers, toy axe, stats: level 1 Trooper
    9 Colarry, son, age: 51, traits: shy, bronze bracers, toy pick, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Solarry, son, age: 49, traits: shy, bronze bracers, toy hammer, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    Quests:
    -Patericus: Just a piece of advice. I run the Smoker's Club here in Dwarvenna and I want my members to be smokers, okay? So, if you start bringing White Tower Elixirs here and there I will send assassins to get you, okay? (Patericus actually lacks the resources to hire anything more than a few thugs. So, if the party helps many dwarves to stop smoking they may encounter 1d6+6 level 3 Troopers and, after defeating them, they gain extra 3000 XP and find 30 gp as well as pictures of the party. If they encounter Patericus again, he admits his guilt, he says he only wanted to hurt them and not to kill them and offers the party 50 gp to not give him in.)
    -Veria: My grandchild Vericia is a charming girl. Can you find her a husband of a higher class? She is very good-looking for dwarven standards, so that won't be difficult. I will reward you well (5000 XP, 50 gp reward). (Actually, Adonn Ironminer and Vericia Bronzeminer are in love but their families think they can buy higher social status with their good-looking children, so there you are.)
    -Werann: My sons Polarry, Colarry and Solarry have lost their toy axe, pick and hammer while playing to the cellar. Can you find them please? My boys claim the rat people took their toys but the boys just imagine things, right? (9000 XP, 90 gp) (If the party members search the cellar, with a DC 17 Feel check they will notice some stone blocks feel light enough to be moved. To the other side lies a corridor that leads to the sewers and to the wererat's lair. The wererats have brought several strange items in front of a Large-sized Rat King, including the toys of the boys. The 7 Wererats are level 4 Guards while the Rat King is level 8 Boss. After the battle, the party finds a small chest with 250 gp behind the Rat King's throne.)
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    31 Ironminer, a low-class family that used to wear iron bracers during their mining operations.
    Family Members:
    1 Xomenz, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, iron bracers, kind, stats: level 9 Guard
    2 Mira, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, iron bracers, eager, stats: level 6 Guard
    3 Carl, father, age: 200, traits: ear ring, honorable, polite, stats: level 9 Destroyer
    4 Mythral, mother, age: 200, traits: ear ring, iron bracers, calm, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Adonn, son, age: 103, traits: handsome, iron bracers, charismatic, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Neralius, son, age: 102, traits: weak, iron bracers, generous, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Iral, son, age: 101, traits: great endurance, iron bracers, identify iron, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Kelly, daughter, age: 52, traits: brave, iron bracers, toy pan, stats: level 1 Trooper
    9 Delly, daughter, age: 51, traits: brave, iron bracers, toy duster, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Nelly, daughter, age: 49, traits: brave, iron bracers, toy broom, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    Quests:
    -Mytral: My son Adonn is a very handsome man. Can you find him a wife of a higher class? He is very good-looking for dwarven standards, so that won't be difficult. I will reward you well (5000 XP, 50 gp reward). (Actually, Adonn Ironminer and Vericia Bronzeminer are in love but their families think they can buy higher social status with their good-looking children, so there you are.)
    -Neralius: I am weak at carrying things around and I need a helper. I have heard the Bronzeminers may have a carrier. Can you talk to them please? I pay well (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).
    -Carl: My daughters Kelly, Delly and Nelly have lost their toy pan, duster and broom while playing to the cellar. Can you find them please? My girls claim the rat people took their toys but the girls just imagine things, right? (9000 XP, 90 gp) (If the party members search the cellar, with a DC 17 Feel check they will notice some stone blocks feel light enough to be moved. To the other side lies a corridor that leads to the sewers and to the wererat's lair. The wererats have brought several strange items in front of a Large-sized Rat King, including the toys of the girls. The 7 Wererats are level 4 Guards while the Rat King is level 8 Boss. After the battle, the party finds a small chest with 250 gp behind the Rat King's throne.)

    32 Steelminer, a low-class family that it is said they know to work steel very well.
    Family Members:
    1 Nobilus, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, long red hair, fallen noble, stats: level 6 Guard
    2 Nelle, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, long red hair, fallen noble, stats: level 8 Guard
    3 Loadman, father, age: 200, traits: finger ring, normal hair, farmer, stats: level 8 Destroyer
    4 Elaine, mother, age: 200, traits: finger ring, long red hair, shy, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Redson, son, age: 103, traits: quiet, long red hair, revolutionary, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Elaine, daughter, age: 102, traits: beautiful, long red hair, shy, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Jakrama, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, long red hair, identify steel, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Wilson, son, age: 100, traits: chess player, long red hair, woodworker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Avra, daughter, age: 51, traits: beautiful, long red hair, brave, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Nelson, son, age: 49, traits: playful, long red hair, eager, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    Quests:
    -Nobilus: My daughter and grand daughter have the same name; Elaine. While some people find this fine, for me it is confusing. Please, take one Elaine with you and talk to the mayor to change her name (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).
    -Nelle: The fact we are fallen nobles does not mean Loadman does not need to prove himself. Take him with you to an adventure. That way he will, at least, prove he is not a coward. I will pay well (9000 XP, 90 gp reward). (Actually, there will be an ambush during the adventure where assassins will try to kill Loadman. The party will be attacked by 1d6+3 level 5 Destroyers. After defeating the assassins, the party finds 1d100 gp in their pouches and a letter signed by Nobilus and Nelle that marks Loadman as the assassination target. Nobilus and Nelle will admit their guilt and with a DC 21 Dialogue, in addition to the proof of the letter, the party can convince the mayor and the others to stop the silly prove-yourself quests of the nobility.)
    -Redson: My grandparents are bad people, I tell you! They will try to kill my father Loadman during your common adventure. Moreover, all these quests where poor people have to prove themselves to nobility have to stop! Please, talk to the nobles and to the mayor. Make them stop! Dwarvenna has to change (9000 XP, 0 gp reward).

    33 Oreminer, a low-class family that has been to various different mines their whole lives.
    Family Members:
    1 Quietus, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, long ponytail, woodworker, stats: level 7 Guard
    2 Multia, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, long ponytail, woodworker, stats: level 8 Guard
    3 Frodeck, father, age: 200, traits: ear ring, normal hair, gardener, stats: level 8 Destroyer
    4 Piperica, mother, age: 200, traits: ear ring, long ponytail, mathematician, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    5 Farlong, son, age: 103, traits: long beard, long ponytail, long eyebrows, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Hammerianna, daughter, age: 102, traits: curious, long ponytail, throws hammers, stats: level 9 Trooper
    7 Oreia, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, long ponytail, identify ore, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Barberianus, son, age: 100, traits: sad, long ponytail, barber, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Humana, daughter, age: 50, traits: bookworm, long ponytail, playful, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Halful, son, age: 48, traits: bookworm, long ponytail, playful, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    Quests:
    -Piperica: I love mathematics but I believe it is time to teach someone else. Can you find me a student? Please (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).
    -Hammerianna: You can not defeat me to a game of hammer throwing, can you? (3000 XP, 30 gp reward. There are 5 targets for each side and you can attack only once per turn. Targets have a defense of 20. In case of a draw, nothing happens. In case of your loss, you must give 15 gp away.)
    -Barberianus: I am a barber but my job does not go well. See, dwarves love hair... If I could just cut the hair of my brother Farlong, that could make me happy. Can you persuade him please? I will reward you (1000 XP, 10 gp).

    34 Coalminer, a low-class family, possibly the poorest of all. They used to have coal at their face all the day and night. Now, things are better...
    Family Members:
    1 Welmarc, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, long mohawk, smoker, stats: level 6 Guard
    2 Elpis, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, long mohawk, alcoholic, stats: level 7 Guard
    3 Romancer, father, age: 200, traits: lips ring, normal hair, alcoholic, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    4 Herania, mother, age: 200, traits: lips ring, long mohawk, smoker, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Urius, son, age: 103, traits: rude, long mohawk, smoker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Jebile, daughter, age: 102, traits: rude, long mohawk, alcoholic, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Coalia, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, long mohawk, identify coal, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Asterius, son, age: 100, traits: dreamer, long mohawk, astronomer, stats: level 3 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    Quests:
    -Welmarc: The poor way of life can bring smoking and heavy smoking can ruin your life. We need 3 elixirs that stop smoking completely, they are called White Tower Elixirs (3000 XP, 30 gp reward).
    -Elpis: The poor way of life can bring drinking and alcoholism can ruin your life. We need 3 elixirs that remove alcoholism completely, they are called Guild Elixirs (3000 XP, 30 gp reward).
    -Asterius: I am an astronomer but my telescope is broken and I need 40 gp to fix the lenses and I do not have the money. Can you help me please and give me 40 gp? (4000 XP, 0 gp reward)

    35 Oilminer, a low-class family. They mined a black liquid that is believed it will spark a revolution of some sort in the future.
    Family Members:
    1 Melitus, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, long rasta hair, positive, stats: level 7 Guard
    2 Nysta, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, long rasta hair, negative, stats: level 6 Guard
    3 Comicus, father, age: 200, traits: tongue ring, normal hair, polite, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    4 Uramia, mother, age: 200, traits: tongue ring, long rasta hair, polite, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    5 Ilfred, son, age: 103, traits: quiet, long rasta hair, fisher, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Olivia, daughter, age: 102, traits: quiet, long rasta hair, hunter, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Adalma, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, long rasta hair, identify oils, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Poimus, son, age: 100, traits: poet, long rasta hair, writer, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Binne, son, age: 48, traits: very fat, long rasta hair, rude, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Bonne, daughter, age: 48, traits: very fat, long rasta hair, rude, stats: level 1 Trooper
    11 Alisia, daughter, age: 47 traits: very thin, long rasta hair, doesn't talk, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic elixir that makes you lose weight really fast. You take it once and you don't want to eat more than average meals anymore. The family currently has 3 such elixirs.
    Quests:
    -Melitus: A family member of ours, that I won't name, needs to gain weight and I heard the Loneminers have a Launma Elixir that can help us. Can you talk to the Loneminers and buy the Elixir for us? I'll pay you (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).
    -Nysta: My grandchildren Binne and Bonne need to lose weight but they refuse to drink the Black Tower Elixir (or stop eating that much). However, they promised they will take the elixir if someone beat them to an eating competition. Please, help us (4000 XP, 40 gp reward). (The eating competition is between 2 party members and the 2 dwarven children. Both make Taste checks versus DC 20 and take 5 damage, if they fail, due to overeating. The last man or woman or child standing is the winner. Despite the result, Binne and Bonne have such a stomach ache due to overeating that decide to take the elixir after the competition, so this quest is always a success.)

    36 Crystalminer, a low-class family. They mined crystals but it all belonged to their boss.
    Family Members:
    1 Rinock, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, long curly hair, honorable, stats: level 9 Guard
    2 Tatia, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, long curly hair, polite, stats: level 8 Guard
    3 Terry, father, age: 200, traits: nose ring, normal hair, kind, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    4 Rena, mother, age: 200, traits: nose ring, long curly hair, rude, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Jeffy, son, age: 103, traits: loud, long curly hair, rude, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Olaf, son, age: 102, traits: loud, long curly hair, rude, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Crystalia, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, long curly hair, identify crystals, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Joster, son, age: 100, traits: fast thinker, long curly hair, loud, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Victor, son, age: 51, traits: short, long curly hair, thin, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Lynex, daughter, age: 49, traits: fat, long curly hair, tall, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    Quests:
    -Rinock: My name is the combination of 2 words. If you find which ones, I will pay you because I can! To help you, one of the two is an animal. (1000 XP, 10 gp reward) (the words are Rhino and Knock)
    -Rena: I admit that my sons Jeffy and Olaf are both loud and rude; a bad combination. I want to teach them a lesson. Please, mute them for a while and I will pay you. (2000 XP, 20 gp reward)

    37 Diamondminer, a low-class family. They mined diamonds but it all belonged to their boss.
    Family Members:
    1 Lordus, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, long straight hair, polite, stats: level 9 Guard
    2 Virma, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, long straight hair, polite, stats: level 8 Guard
    3 Counteron, father, age: 200, traits: eyebrow ring, normal hair, mathematician, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    4 Readeria, mother, age: 200, traits: eyebrow ring, long straight hair, bookworm, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Weshove, daughter, age: 103, traits: honorable, long straight hair, fat, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Icaron, daughter, age: 102, traits: kind, long straight hair, tall, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Monda, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, long straight hair, identify diamonds, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Ken, son, age: 100, traits: short, long straight hair, thin, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Richard, son, age: 51, traits: cannot count, long straight hair, shy, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Elma, daughter, age: 49, traits: cannot read, long straight hair, shy, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    Quests:
    -Counteron: I am a mathematician and I cannot teach my own son Richard to count. Please, help (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).
    -Readeria: I am a bookworm and I cannot teach my own daughter Elma to read. Please, help (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).

    38 Gemminer, a low-class family. They mined gems but it all belonged to their boss.
    Family Members:
    1 Braladius, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, long mohawk, polite, stats: level 9 Guard
    2 Paladia, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, long mohawk, Grey Crusader , stats: level 8 Guard
    3 Homer, father, age: 200, traits: ear ring, normal hair, honorable, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    4 Calamy, mother, age: 200, traits: ear ring, long mohawk, stoneworker, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Earbig, son, age: 103, traits: big ears, long mohawk, woodworker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Earsmall, son, age: 102, traits: small ears, long mohawk, potter, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Gemmia, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, long mohawk, identify gems, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Sonya, daughter, age: 100, traits: tidy, long mohawk, kind, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Donald, son, age: 88, traits: gambler, long mohawk, greedy, stats: level 2 Trooper
    10 Tanya, daughter, age: 49, traits: playful, long mohawk, slow thinker, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    Quests:
    -Paladia (if the party doesn't know she is a Grey Crusader): My grandchild Donald is greedy and gambles from such a young age! This has to stop! Please, make him understand the gamblers are not his friends but they just manipulate him. Please (2000 XP, 20 gp reward)...
    -Paladia (if the party knows she is a Grey Crusader): Have you heard about the Acid Springs near Dwarvenna? A Large Acid Elemental has appeared there. Though it is possible that the elemental was attracted by its own element, my inner instinct doubts it. Go and investigate. Oh, and use venom against acid I know what I am talking about (3000 XP, 30 gp reward)... (The Acid Elemental is a level 3 Boss but it has resist 15 acid but vulnerable 15 venom. With a DC 14 Smell check, the party will notice fumes and an odour that will lead them to a cave nearby where magic equipment and rare herbs were used and show that someone summoned the elemental on purpose.)

    39 Loneminer, a low-class family that used to mine all alone, lost in their thoughts.
    Family Members:
    1 Loner, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, long spiky hair, polite, stats: level 7 Guard
    2 Vitalia, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, long spiky hair, honorable, stats: level 6 Guard
    3 Charinus, father, age: 200, traits: tongue ring, normal hair, card player, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    4 Oppalia, mother, age: 200, traits: tongue ring, long spiky hair, card player, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    5 Sisiphus, son, age: 103, traits: hard-worker, long spiky hair, kind, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Wisdomia, daughter, age: 102, traits: hard-worker, long spiky hair, shy, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Serenity, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, long spiky hair, identify thoughts, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Ginus, son, age: 100, traits: lazy, long spiky hair, hyperprotective, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Ninus, son, age: 100, traits: lazy, long spiky hair, hyperprotective, stats: level 3 Trooper
    10 Cherry, daughter, age: 48, traits: playful, long spiky hair, card player, stats: level 1 Trooper
    11 Looper, son, age: 47 traits: doesn't talk, long spiky hair, card player, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic elixir that makes you gain weight really fast. You take it once and you don't want to eat less than average meals anymore. The family currently has 3 such elixirs.
    Quests:
    -Loner: Ginus and Ninus, though a little bit lazy, they are hyperprotective towards Cherry because she is so young (and because she is a girl). Cherry finds they restrain her too much. You may be able to persuade them to let her breathe. Please help (2000 XP, 20 gp).
    -Wisdomia: I am shy to ask, but my sister Serenity can identify surface thoughts. Its her gift and her curse. I love a guy but I don't know if he loves me too and I would like to use her powers in order to learn, but she says no. Please, make Serenity help (1000 XP, 10 gp). (The guy is Asterius Coalminer but he does not love Wisdomia, he just loves the stars.)
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    Dwarf in the Playground
     
    ClericGuy

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    40 Burrowminer, a low-class family that cares more for opening tunnels than actually mining the resource.
    Family Members:
    1 Fernius, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, short straight hair, honorable, stats: level 8 Guard
    2 Lampia, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, short straight hair, eager, stats: level 7 Guard
    3 Utah, father, age: 200, traits: tongue ring, normal hair, polite, stats: level 9 Destroyer
    4 Qestera, mother, age: 200, traits: tongue ring, short straight hair, calm, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Morrow, son, age: 103, traits: short, short straight hair, thinker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Pinn, son, age: 102, traits: tall, short straight hair, generous, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Zennem, son, age: 101, traits: great endurance, short straight hair, identify tunnels, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Arnia, daughter, age: 100, traits: brave, short straight hair, baker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Ulma, daughter, age: 50, traits: kind, short straight hair, playful, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Olga, daughter, age: 49, traits: kind, short straight hair, playful, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    Quests:
    -Arnia: I wish to open my own bakery and I need 150 gp to start. can you help me please? (5000 XP, 0 gp reward)
    -Zennem: I searched the abandoned area of the mines yesterday. I identified the tunnels there as dragon-made instead of dwarf-made. I tell you, something powerful is there. If you tell me what kind of draconic creature is there I can pay you well (1000 XP, 10 gp) reward. (the tunnels were dug by a bunch of 1d10 + 10 drakes that are just level 2 Guards, nothing important)

    41 Treeminer, a low-class family that used to cut wood. Treeminer is a different dwarven name for the word woodcutter.
    Family Members:
    1 Treetus, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, short curly hair, woodcutter, stats: level 6 Guard
    2 Leafia, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, short curly hair, woodcutter, stats: level 8 Guard
    3 Workman, father, age: 200, traits: finger ring, normal hair, woodcutter, stats: level 8 Destroyer
    4 Silvanna, mother, age: 200, traits: finger ring, short curly hair, woodcutter, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Danny, son, age: 103, traits: hard-working, short curly hair, woodcutter, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Ystra, daughter, age: 102, traits: loud, short curly hair, woodcutter, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Daniela, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, short curly hair, identify trees, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Goteon, son, age: 100, traits: quiet, short curly hair, woodcutter, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Metera, daughter, age: 51, traits: kind, short curly hair, eager, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Pat, son, age: 49, traits: playful, short curly hair, toy axe, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    Quests:
    -Daniela: I can identify trees and this is the love of my life. Can you find me a book about trees please? I will pay (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).

    42 Woodminer, a low-class family that used to cut wood. Woodminer is a different dwarven name for the word woodcutter.
    Family Members:
    1 Mutus, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, short ponytail, woodcutter, stats: level 7 Guard
    2 Disarimira, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, short ponytail, woodcutter, stats: level 8 Guard
    3 Qelmer, father, age: 200, traits: ear ring, normal hair, woodcutter, stats: level 8 Destroyer
    4 Farmia, mother, age: 200, traits: ear ring, short ponytail, woodcutter, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    5 Pennic, son, age: 103, traits: short beard, short ponytail, short eyebrows, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Axia, daughter, age: 102, traits: curious, short ponytail, throws axes, stats: level 9 Trooper
    7 Woodia, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, short ponytail, identify wood, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Woody, son, age: 101, traits: sad, short ponytail, woodcutter, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Lipsa, daughter, age: 50, traits: lazy, short ponytail, playful, stats: level 1 Trooper
    10 Colman, son, age: 48, traits: lazy, short ponytail, playful, stats: level 1 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    Quests:
    -Axia: I want an enchanted throwing axe that returns to your hand afterwards. Can you tell me where to find one? (6000 XP, 60 gp reward)

    43 Forestminer, a low-class family that used to cut wood. Forestminer is a different dwarven name for the word woodcutter.
    Family Members:
    1 Polarus, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, short mohawk, woodcutter, stats: level 6 Guard
    2 Desertia, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, short mohawk, woodcutter, stats: level 7 Guard
    3 Yemex, father, age: 200, traits: lips ring, normal hair, woodcutter, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    4 Tina, mother, age: 200, traits: lips ring, short mohawk, woodcutter, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Alex, son, age: 103, traits: rude, short mohawk, woodcutter, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Recta, daughter, age: 102, traits: rude, short mohawk, woodcutter, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Plantia, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, short mohawk, identify plants, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Rectus, son, age: 100, traits: dreamer, short mohawk, woodcutter, stats: level 3 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    Quests:
    -Plantia: I am searching of a rare plant creature, the Dryad. Make me meet one of those defenders of nature and I will reward you. (7000 XP, 70 gp reward)

    44 Iceminer, a low-class family. They used to mine ice and snow from the mountains and sell it to the warmer valleys. They were rivals with Snowminers.
    Family Members:
    1 Ilton, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, short rasta hair, fisher, stats: level 7 Guard
    2 Cotron, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, short rasta hair, fisher, stats: level 6 Guard
    3 Pokerman, father, age: 200, traits: tongue ring, normal hair, fisher, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    4 Welma, mother, age: 200, traits: tongue ring, short rasta hair, fisher, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    5 Militis, son, age: 103, traits: quiet, short rasta hair, fisher, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Lolie, daughter, age: 102, traits: quiet, short rasta hair, fisher, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Icepike, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, short rasta hair, identify ice, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Centralius, son, age: 100, traits: poet, short rasta hair, fisher, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Boulderas, son, age: 99, traits: fat, short rasta hair, fisher, stats: level 2 Trooper
    10 Fatia, daughter, age: 98, traits: fat, short rasta hair, fisher, stats: level 2 Trooper
    11 Thinia, daughter, age: 97 traits: thin, short rasta hair, fisher, stats: level 2 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    Quests:
    -Ilton: Go to the central square and shout out loud "Snowminers suck!" (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).
    -Pokerman: I used to gamble till I understood how a bad habit was. Now I want to see the Gambling Club closed. If you manage it, I will reward you (9000 XP, 90 gp reward).

    45 Snowminer, a low-class family. They used to mine ice and snow from the mountains and sell it to the warmer valleys. They were rivals with Iceminers.
    Family Members:
    1 Ilmo, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, short curly hair, hunter, stats: level 9 Guard
    2 Elma, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, short curly hair, hunter, stats: level 8 Guard
    3 Uran, father, age: 200, traits: nose ring, normal hair, hunter, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    4 Catra, mother, age: 200, traits: nose ring, short curly hair, hunter, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Dest, son, age: 103, traits: loud, short curly hair, hunter, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Jord, son, age: 102, traits: loud, short curly hair, hunter, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 White, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, short curly hair, identify snow, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Lamnas, son, age: 100, traits: fast thinker, short curly hair, hunter, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Colderer, son, age: 91, traits: short, short curly hair, hunter, stats: level 2 Trooper
    10 Opal, daughter, age: 89, traits: fat, short curly hair, hunter, stats: level 2 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    Quests:
    -Ilmo: Go to the central square and shout out loud "Iceminers suck!" (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).
    -White: Why my power is just snow identification? It sounds so useless! If you find me some good uses of my birth skill I will reward you. (1000 XP, 10 gp reward)

    46 Sandminer, a low-class family that used to work the stone. Sandminer is also a different dwarven word for the stoneworker.
    Family Members:
    1 Duner, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, short straight hair, stoneworker, stats: level 9 Guard
    2 Sacura, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, short straight hair, stoneworker, stats: level 8 Guard
    3 Gunman, father, age: 200, traits: eyebrow ring, normal hair, stoneworker, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    4 Desertia, mother, age: 200, traits: eyebrow ring, short straight hair, stoneworker, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Nanoia, daughter, age: 103, traits: honorable, short straight hair, stoneworker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Efeia, daughter, age: 102, traits: kind, short straight hair, stoneworker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Sandy, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, short straight hair, identify sand, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Shortshort, son, age: 100, traits: short, short straight hair, stoneworker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Fagren, son, age: 91, traits: cannot count, short straight hair, stoneworker, stats: level 2 Trooper
    10 Dared, daughter, age: 89, traits: cannot read, short straight hair, stoneworker, stats: level 2 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    Quests:
    -Gunman: I cannot teach my own son Fagren to count. Please, help (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).
    -Desertia: I cannot teach my own daughter Dared to read. Please, help (1000 XP, 10 gp reward).

    47 Rockminer, a low-class family that used to work the stone. Rockminer is also a different dwarven word for the stoneworker.
    Family Members:
    1 Bottom, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, short mohawk, stoneworker, stats: level 9 Guard
    2 Rockia, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, short mohawk, stoneworker, stats: level 8 Guard
    3 Quieton, father, age: 200, traits: ear ring, normal hair, stoneworker, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    4 Elen, mother, age: 200, traits: ear ring, short mohawk, stoneworker, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    5 Peeblus, son, age: 103, traits: big ears, short mohawk, stoneworker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Elson, son, age: 102, traits: small ears, short mohawk, stoneworker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Stonia, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, short mohawk, identify rocks, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Petera, daughter, age: 100, traits: tidy, short mohawk, stoneworker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Rocky, son, age: 90, traits: card player, short mohawk, stoneworker, stats: level 2 Trooper
    10 Welena, daughter, age: 89, traits: playful, short mohawk, stoneworker, stats: level 2 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    Quests:
    -Bottom: We need to start a new stone mining bussiness to some abandoned tunnels of the Dwarvenna Mines but we need to do first some pest control. Are you in? (4000 XP, 40 gp reward) (the pests are 1d12 + 12 level 1 guards and come at 6 waves)

    48 Stoneminer, a low-class family that used to work the stone. Stoneminer is also a different dwarven word for the stoneworker.
    Family Members:
    1 Odar, grandfather, age: 400, traits: copper necklace, short spiky hair, stoneworker, stats: level 7 Guard
    2 Vilma, grandmother, age: 350, traits: copper necklace, short spiky hair, stoneworker, stats: level 6 Guard
    3 Frederick, father, age: 200, traits: tongue ring, normal hair, stoneworker, stats: level 6 Destroyer
    4 Victoria, mother, age: 200, traits: tongue ring, short spiky hair, stoneworker, stats: level 7 Destroyer
    5 Poper, son, age: 103, traits: hard-worker, short spiky hair, stoneworker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    6 Sepera, daughter, age: 102, traits: hard-worker, short spiky hair, stoneworker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    7 Stonemist, daughter, age: 101, traits: great endurance, short spiky hair, identify stones, stats: level 10 Combatant
    8 Jestson, son, age: 100, traits: lazy, short spiky hair, stoneworker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    9 Alfred, son, age: 100, traits: lazy, short spiky hair, stoneworker, stats: level 3 Trooper
    10 Vitalia, daughter, age: 98, traits: playful, short spiky hair, stoneworker, stats: level 2 Trooper
    11 Ulgar, son, age: 97 traits: doesn't talk, short spiky hair, stoneworker, stats: level 2 Trooper
    Services:
    -For 10 gp you can buy a magic keg that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality lager. Not tasty at all but extremely useful if you are alcoholic. The family currently has 3 such kegs.
    -For 5 gp you can buy a magic box that creates an infinite amount of poor-quality cigars. Not good at all but heavy smokers find them useful. The family currently has 3 such boxes.
    Quests:
    -Odar: I broke my copper necklace and it needs magical fixing. It is the sign of my marriage. Can you fix it? (1000 XP, 10 gp reward) (with a DC 15 create you fix the necklace)

    49 Warpickminer, a low-class family of fighters that used their warpicks to mine instead of regular picks.
    50 Coldminer, a low-class family that used to mine cold iron, a metal with some magical properties that is almost completely extinct in our days.

    Recently a fire broke out and burned down the two adjacent houses of Warpickminers and Coldminers, making the families to flee to nearby villages. However, their cellars still hold some secrets, like some cold iron (a very rare metal) and enchanted war picks. However, they are trapped of course and, maybe, even cursed?
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    Dwarf in the Playground
     
    ClericGuy

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    Default Re: Ruins & Raiders Universe (WIP)

    Recent History:
    Dwarvenna started as a mining colony where its dwarves suffered greatly from the Fire Giant Thanos and his Hounds. Thanos abused the dwarves greatly and, as a result, many of them tried to escape their misery by smoking and drinking. As a result, many of early dwarves had been heavy smokers and alcoholics.
    A traveling dwarf mage known only as Magus felt sorry for them. He managed to overthrow the Fire Giant Thanos and his Hounds. However, many dwarves were still violent and angry due to heavy smoking and alcoholism, since they lacked the money to satisfy their passion. In order to help them, Magus used an old magic recipe of his master and crafted some boxes full of never-ending cigars and some kegs of never-ending lager. These boxes and kegs remain inside the cellars of most of Dwarvenna families even today. Some use them even today, some not.
    After the defeat of Fire Giant Thanos, the dwarves elected a mayor and that mayor gave them a sirname to have according to their profession or skill or history. Half of the families were miners of some sort and the other half were smiths of some sort.

    Areas:
    The Central Square where the market takes place. All the families gather there around the fountain to trade common items and stories as well as sell their more expensive equipment to traveling merchants, nobles and adventurers.
    The Dwarvenna Apple Orchard where the apple trees always and every time of the year have healthy and big apples, ready to feed every hungry humanoid. Dwarves also use their apples to make tasty ale and delicious apple pies.
    The Big Alley Inn is indeed an inn next to a big alley. The empty space next to its big alley is used for the caravans of Dwarvenna to set up their tents, to tie their mules and to spend the night. The inn was used to be ran by the Coldminers but now it is empty.
    The Stables are used mostly for the large wild boars that are used like mounts for the Dwarvenna Guards when they do their guard duty at day or night. Guards are the elders of each family.
    The Twin Gates Barracks protect the city from any invaders. The Twin Gates Barracks has the dwarven destroyers as the soldiers of the city that are the married adults of the city.
    The House of Justice is the place where the mayor works and runs the city from there. It is also the place where any trials take place.
    The Dwavenna Mines have 3 layers. In the first layer they have copper, in the second silver and in the third gold.
    The Dwarvenna Lake is quite big because the local avalanches bring snow, ice and water in it.
    The Dwarvenna Forest is also quite big and wild. Its trees have offered wild fruit, hunting game (despite the fact they don't eat meat they enjoy hunting as a sport) and wood to Dwarvenna for more than decades.
    The Sewers is not a lovely place and it may keeps many secrets in it but it should be explored cautiously.
    The House of Lord is the Church of the city. A cleric known as Samaritan, the only human in this dwarven city, takes care of the temple. Samaritan is level 14 Commander and has immunities to pacify, amaze and dominate. He also knows all the rituals and sells them for a profit.
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    (I just want to mention that I am against smoking and drinking and overeating and I do not promote these at all and by any means.)

    Finished...
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    I just leave this link here because it is helpful... (it is actually the gaming rule system dwarvenna uses)

    https://forums.giantitp.com/showthre...ders-amp-Ruins
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    Some assorted thoughts:
    -Are any of the fathers or mothers in a given family related to parents in other families (ex. are Uran Snowminer and Desertia Sandminer siblings?) This seems fairly important in terms of tying the town together, but isn't presented here.

    -What jobs do the families have today? A lot of them don't have traits that describe their job, implying that they either don't have one or are involved in the family business, but which is which is unclear. How does the town get enough food to survive- do they get it all from the orchard? Are there designated 'gatherers' whose job it is to gather apples, or does each family go out to the orchard each night to get dinner? If every married adult dwarf is a member of the guard, who's doing the primary economic work for the town?

    -Almost all ages are close to a multiple of 50. Is this reflective of some attribute of dwarven birthrate? What happened to everyone aged 150?

    -Generally, I'm curious about the state of dwarven education; what kept, say, Readaria, from being able to teach Elma to read? How did she successfully teach her other five children, but not Elma? Is Elma dyslexic?

    -The family job names seem bizarre to me. How can a family be specifically known for their fine craftsmanship of a specific body part? Did the Armorsmiths learn to make armors as a complete piece, but are unable to craft kneecaps specifically? The Coalminers specifically mined coal- did they just skip over metals as they came across them?
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    Quote Originally Posted by aimlessPolymath View Post
    Some assorted thoughts:
    -Are any of the fathers or mothers in a given family related to parents in other families (ex. are Uran Snowminer and Desertia Sandminer siblings?) This seems fairly important in terms of tying the town together, but isn't presented here.

    -What jobs do the families have today? A lot of them don't have traits that describe their job, implying that they either don't have one or are involved in the family business, but which is which is unclear. How does the town get enough food to survive- do they get it all from the orchard? Are there designated 'gatherers' whose job it is to gather apples, or does each family go out to the orchard each night to get dinner? If every married adult dwarf is a member of the guard, who's doing the primary economic work for the town?

    -Almost all ages are close to a multiple of 50. Is this reflective of some attribute of dwarven birthrate? What happened to everyone aged 150?

    -Generally, I'm curious about the state of dwarven education; what kept, say, Readaria, from being able to teach Elma to read? How did she successfully teach her other five children, but not Elma? Is Elma dyslexic?

    -The family job names seem bizarre to me. How can a family be specifically known for their fine craftsmanship of a specific body part? Did the Armorsmiths learn to make armors as a complete piece, but are unable to craft kneecaps specifically? The Coalminers specifically mined coal- did they just skip over metals as they came across them?
    -The families are not related to each other in Dwarvenna, with a few exceptions maybe. The families are made like this in general; the grandmother and grandfather live with their first female child and her husband and their grandchildren. They almost always are families of 10 members and even their houses are built that way.

    -Due to the apple trees providing enough food for everyone and having enough water from the lake (and even getting water from the ale from the magic keg) the dwarves do not need to do jobs for survival anymore. However, they have their pride, so they still practice their blacksmithing somewhere in their house (Dwarvenna's houses are big and they have a separated building for blacksmithing or leatherworking or whatever). Every adult member of each family, even the most lazy ones, know at least the basic craft of their family's name and every family has also a special member who is a master to that craft (or to some similar craft). Furthermore, many study or practice pottery or poetry or whatever art or craft they believe it can be useful for them both economically and mentally. Finally, the guard duty is done for free and on shifts by the dwarves themselves in order to make sure their city and their laws are on place.

    -I do not mention it somewhere (not clearly at least), but the Dwarves in my world can decide exactly when they will have children with their mate. This allows them, for example, for many dwarves to select the same year to have their children and many dwarves do the same with their marriages. That is why we encounter the same ages many times.

    -Elma is not dyslexic, it just in her character that she doesn't want to be taught by Readaria. In general, because Dwarvenna lacks a public school (for now), the parents or private teachers have to teach the children to read and count and the history and everything...

    -Armorsmiths know how to craft a full suit of armor, but they just don't specialize at a specific body part which they can craft very well. It is awkward but that it is what it makes it a fantasy setting imho. As for the coal miners, they had a "6th sense" on locating that specific mineral and they were pretty good at mining it too. Of course, they could mine other metals too.
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    -The families are not related to each other in Dwarvenna, with a few exceptions maybe. The families are made like this in general; the grandmother and grandfather live with their first female child and her husband and their grandchildren. They almost always are families of 10 members and even their houses are built that way.
    Could you elaborate on this? For a given grandmother and grandfather (say, Traubon and Artin Hammersmith), this implies that their first female child was Liftrasa, and they have no other children in this village, so Liftrasa has no local brothers or sisters. Did Thanos allow all their other children to leave the village?

    -I do not mention it somewhere (not clearly at least), but the Dwarves in my world can decide exactly when they will have children with their mate. This allows them, for example, for many dwarves to select the same year to have their children and many dwarves do the same with their marriages. That is why we encounter the same ages many times.
    Huh. It's a shocking degree of coordination, but doesn't explain the gender ratios among the elders: 46/48 grandfathers are exactly 400, 47/48 grandfathers are exactly 350- where are the 400-year old grandmothers and the 350-year old grandfathers?

    -Armorsmiths know how to craft a full suit of armor, but they just don't specialize at a specific body part which they can craft very well. It is awkward but that it is what it makes it a fantasy setting imho. As for the coal miners, they had a "6th sense" on locating that specific mineral and they were pretty good at mining it too. Of course, they could mine other metals too.
    Part of the reason I focus on the 'kneecap crafters' is that it feels to me as though the families were designed procedurally- as though they were designed by taking a list of item slots and a family was created to make items for each one. It would make more sense to me, while still fitting the 'fantasy feel', if they possessed exceptional skills with a particular part of general smithing- for example, a gauntlet-smith is particularly good at fitting armor exactly to a person, since that's an important attribute of gauntlets, but that also means they're fairly skilled with making rings as well, which demands a similar skill. Alternatively, I might expect someone to be known for a particular type of item due to a family member making a very powerful artifact of that type in the past.

    This makes the name feel more real to me, because it explains how someone can be skilled with smithing for a particular body part, rather than making the skill a mystery.

    -Due to the apple trees providing enough food for everyone and having enough water from the lake (and even getting water from the ale from the magic keg) the dwarves do not need to do jobs for survival anymore. However, they have their pride, so they still practice their blacksmithing somewhere in their house (Dwarvenna's houses are big and they have a separated building for blacksmithing or leatherworking or whatever). Every adult member of each family, even the most lazy ones, know at least the basic craft of their family's name and every family has also a special member who is a master to that craft (or to some similar craft). Furthermore, many study or practice pottery or poetry or whatever art or craft they believe it can be useful for them both economically and mentally. Finally, the guard duty is done for free and on shifts by the dwarves themselves in order to make sure their city and their laws are on place.
    So the orchard does provide enough food for the whole community... it makes sense then that they're having a lot of trouble dealing with vices, since there's little impetus to find a job. There's a certain irony in that they were named for their skills with a particular craft, but don't have the energy to pursue those skills anymore.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aimlessPolymath View Post
    Could you elaborate on this? For a given grandmother and grandfather (say, Traubon and Artin Hammersmith), this implies that their first female child was Liftrasa, and they have no other children in this village, so Liftrasa has no local brothers or sisters. Did Thanos allow all their other children to leave the village?

    Huh. It's a shocking degree of coordination, but doesn't explain the gender ratios among the elders: 46/48 grandfathers are exactly 400, 47/48 grandfathers are exactly 350- where are the 400-year old grandmothers and the 350-year old grandfathers?
    I can elaborate on this, but I think it would be more interesting if you elaborate instead (that is a WIP after all and the more people that participate the better). Why there are no other children in this village, aimlessPolymath? Where are the 400-year old grandmothers and the 350-year old grandfathers? :)
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    Quote Originally Posted by ARTHAN View Post
    I can elaborate on this, but I think it would be more interesting if you elaborate instead (that is a WIP after all and the more people that participate the better). Why there are no other children in this village, aimlessPolymath? Where are the 400-year old grandmothers and the 350-year old grandfathers? :)
    Two possibilities come to mind.
    The main thing that comes to mind is a previous marriage tradition that is no longer applicable (note that modern mothers/fathers are approximately 200 years old); note also that the age gap between eldest child and youngest parent is now about 100 years instead of 150 years, implying a cultural change over time. The homogeneity in the family structure is incredibly strong, though, so it's not clear why this would be. There's almost nobody aged 250 or 300, too, which means that this can't be a purely cultural- even a very strong tradition wouldn't prevent those people from existing at all.

    (side note: there actually is one significantly larger age-gap, in the Necksmith family, which contains the only 300-year-old person)

    A second possibility is that it was related in some way to Thanos' rule, but it's not clear that there's a reason for doing so- how would he benefit? Why would he do such a thing? Having him enforce this just because he wanted to would be very unsatisfying. I also don't know how long it's been since he was vanquished, so this might not even be applicable.

    I am asking this question primarily because the incredible homogeneity of the family and gender structure just doesn't make intuitive sense, especially in a city that is noted for its vice, and the primary explanations I come up with are that it's simpler to generate 500 people if their families are nearly all identical. No grandparents are missing, despite living under Thanos(maybe? timeline uncertain), so it's unlikely to be related to deaths; it's possible that the original colonists came from the same generation, but that would explain how all the parents are nearly the same age, not the grandparents.
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    Great minds think alike... Indeed, the grandparents had a different marriage tradition than the younger couples and that's the answer.

    As for missing parents/grandparents, there are 3 reasons no one is missing:

    * reason 1:
    If someone grabs this and run it as a campaign setting he/she can add/remove as many parents/grandparents as he/she like. It is better to have more and remove them than to have less and add them.

    * reason 2:
    Dwarves are hard people and have managed to survive Thanos' rule.

    * reason 3:
    If you read the cosmology of Ruins & Raiders (the RPG that I am making where Dwarvenna is based), you will see the world is actually something like a MMORPG and people are respawned when they are killed. It is as normal as breathing for them (they know it happens, they just don't know why it happens and they just accept it).
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    @aimlessPolymath: (or everyone else interested) I was thinking of making Dwarvenna a city with less... vice. Any good advice? What should I change to make things more ethical?
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    The simple solution seems to be...make some of the people have things other than vices. If there are too many people doing the same thing, then switch some of them to have some other traits. Maybe define a group of dwarves that are focused on something else? For example, some of the dwarves might be working on expanding the mine, because they need ore to make things out of. Some of the dwarves might be trying to set up a school, since a significant number of the children aren't able to read or count. Generally, creating groups that are distinct from the larger population will be helpful here; a group of dwarves that abstain from smoking is only interesting if most of the other dwarves do smoke.

    Right now, you functionally have a near-monoculture where 90% of the people are giving out the same types of quests (find elixirs, find people with a specific quality) everyone has the same supplies of magic kegs and boxes, families are almost all the same size and almost all have the same ages. The homogeneity seems more important to me than the specifics of the culture- if you switched all the dwarves to be industrious miners, it wouldn't be a much more interesting city than it is right now, because all the dwarves are still basically the same.

    (incidentally, did you see my post re: publishing in your Ruins & Raiders thread? You didn't reply to the thread, so I'm not sure)
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    Quote Originally Posted by aimlessPolymath View Post
    The simple solution seems to be...make some of the people have things other than vices. If there are too many people doing the same thing, then switch some of them to have some other traits. Maybe define a group of dwarves that are focused on something else? For example, some of the dwarves might be working on expanding the mine, because they need ore to make things out of. Some of the dwarves might be trying to set up a school, since a significant number of the children aren't able to read or count. Generally, creating groups that are distinct from the larger population will be helpful here; a group of dwarves that abstain from smoking is only interesting if most of the other dwarves do smoke.

    Right now, you functionally have a near-monoculture where 90% of the people are giving out the same types of quests (find elixirs, find people with a specific quality) everyone has the same supplies of magic kegs and boxes, families are almost all the same size and almost all have the same ages. The homogeneity seems more important to me than the specifics of the culture- if you switched all the dwarves to be industrious miners, it wouldn't be a much more interesting city than it is right now, because all the dwarves are still basically the same.

    (incidentally, did you see my post re: publishing in your Ruins & Raiders thread? You didn't reply to the thread, so I'm not sure)
    The reason the same quests are repeated is because I don't expect the players to talk to every family and every family member around, so I imagine that the average adventuring party will come across one or two find-elixir quests or similar quests in general.

    However, I will try to fix some of the issues without ruining the overall feeling of the city if possible.

    (I read your reply and I really thank you for that, I just didn't replied because I am thinking of my next move.)
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