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  • Home Page

    The Wilderlands are a land in decline, a land with no great kings or nations, just struggling city-states surrounded by enormous stretches of hazardous, unexplored wilderness studded with the ruins of a forgotten, glorious history. Life is nasty, brutish …

  • Main Page

    h4. The wind-up and the pitch You're all members of the [[Wanderers Guild]] (motto: "Explorers of All"), an exploration-oriented adventuring company with chapters across the Wilderlands. Right now, you're based out of the [[Tilted Keg]] tavern at [[ …

  • The thieves' guild

    h4. All things Right and Good "Anything can be done, it's all a matter of knowing the Right People." This euphemism that organized crime in the [[City State of the Invincible Overlord | City State]] region uses for itself has become common cant …

  • Adventuring companies

    h4. Why are you an adventurer? Dig this: one day in the midst of your eleventh or twelfth year or so, you woke up and looked around you at the rolling green hills of your homeland, dotted with your strong herd of fluffy white sheep, and you came to the …

  • Weirdness and the Outside

    Only the religious and the scholarly really concern themselves with the structure of the universe: the various celestial spheres and voids, afterlives and godshomes, heavens and abysses, elemental planes, alternate timelines, pocket dimensions and shadow …

  • Wilderness and Faerie

    What Hell is to the underground, Faerie is to the wilderness. While not all wilderness is Faerie, going off the beaten path in the Wilderlands is risky business. Not all wilderness is Faerie, but it may as well be. Only the cities and the greatest …

  • Dungeons and Hell

    Hell is the Underdark turned up to 11. It's the mythical underworld. Hell is where people go when they die. Monsters come from Hell. Not every dungeon or other underground location is in Hell or leads to Hell, otherwise the Wilderlands wouldn't have a …

  • Rorystone Road

    "Rorystone Road" can refer to the road itself, or the surrounding region (sometimes shortened to "Rorystone"). Rorystone Road is a well-maintained road running roughly north-south between [[Thunderhold]], one of the last great dwarven fortresses, and the …

  • Borderlands Keep

    Borderlands Keep is an outpost of the [[City State of the Invincible Overlord | City State]] in the northwest hills of the [[Rorystone Road]] region. Borderlands Keep guards a pass of great strategic import to the City State, and is the first line of …