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  • Main Page

    This wiki is limited to rules and things known to one or more PC's, such as basic information about dwarf [[Ancestor Gods | Ancestor Gods]], that a dwarf would know, the [[Gods of the Empire | Gods of the Empire]] that humans know, the [[Gods of the Asur …

  • Why Not Cremate

    So why don't Old Worlders just cremate everyone and avoid the problems of crazed necromancers raising zombie hordes and so on? Why all the effort to get bodies into Gardens of [[Morr | Morr]] and have the priests of Morr recite their liturgies and keep …

  • The Old World Setting

    The [[The Storm of Chaos (2522 to 2523) | The Storm of Chaos]] has come and gone and though the Empire has survived the future is in doubt. Tensions rise, a ruthless winter’s effects and poor harvests are felt across the Empire – villages and farms …

  • Averland Wine Tasting Festival

    For over a century, the Elector Counts of [[Averland | Averland]] have sponsored the annual wine tasting festival in [[Averheim | Averheim]], organized by the League of the Vine, in the first week of [[Imperial Calendar | Erntezeit]]. A lavish …

  • The Black Cowl

    The Black Cowl was a persona created by [[:luminary-konrad-mauer | Luminary Konrad Mauer]] and his sister Katrina Mauer, two survivors of a witch clan thought wiped out years earlier. They gained power over [[Averheim | Averheim]]'s criminal underworld …

  • The Storm of Chaos (2522 to 2523)

    The events of Storm of Chaos as generally known in the Empire. 2522 High Zar Surtha Lenk lead a mighty barbarian army of several Kurgan and Norscan tribes to invade the Empire, passing through Kislev and entering the Empire on the first of …

  • Edict of Tolerance

    *By Order of His Imperial Majesty, the Right Royal Karl-Franz* *Grand Prince of the Reikland, Prince of Altdorf, Count of the West March* *Sigmar's Heir and Exalted Ruler of the Empire* The proven hope for the salvation of those who suffer the …

  • Streissen Freistadt

    Then Grand Countess Ludmilla von Alptraum granted the town a Freistadt charter in 2451 I.C. This charter bestowed upon Streissen the right to elect its own rulers and freed the town from many of the duties and taxes it had been paying to the ruling …

  • Nature Spirits and Local Gods

    Many rural folk give offerings to minor nature spirits, or local gods. In urban areas these practices often die out though they can sometimes survive as patron spirits of a community. These spirits are often associated with a sacred grove or …

  • Historical Periods

    As generally known in the Empire important periods of history are considered to have been: Pre-history (before -1500) dwarves and elves build and war throughout the lands now within the Empire. The Coming of Man (-1500 to Sigmar) waves of humans …

  • Licence of Wizardry

    There is a widespread belief that all College Wizards carry a licence of some sort to show they are legitimate. In truth, there is no official legal document such as a "licence to practice magic". For the most part, going around wearing a funny …

  • The Ravens

    The Ravens is one of the three major fraternities at [[Streissen University | Streissen University]]. Like the other two, the Sons of the River and the Hill Keepers, its membership crosses college lines. Only students are active members, though former …

  • The Gentlemen

    In [[Averland | Averland]], the inland smugglers are mostly members of a loose association that calls itself “the Gentlemen”, which has existed for decades. They control large scale overland smuggling for the purpose of avoiding tariffs and other …

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