Welcome to Durden!

Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 150
  • Children: 44.00% (66)
  • Elderly: 0.67% (1)

Racial Breakdown

  • 102 troglodyte (68%)
  • 44 lycanthrope (29.3%)
  • 3 drow (2%)
  • 1 other (0.6%)


  • 4 Districts
  • 2 Businesses
  • 2 Specialists
  • 20 Residences

Summary [-]

Durden is a hamlet in the Konkry County with a monster population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This modest hamlet is lightly populated (473/sq km), covers 0.32 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 638 meters.

Climate [-]

Durden has a Temperate Deciduous Forest climate, which is characterized by warm and wet summers with mild and dry winters, and has prevernal, spring, summer, monsoon, autumn and winter seasons. Winds in the region are breezy and the temperature is generally chilly with strong variation. Precipitation is strong, and the sky is cloudy.

Astronomy [-]

Durden sees a single star overhead: Woc, an average yellow star. Durden also has no moons. In the night sky, you see a celestial object: an imposing pulsar that has been around for generations.

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

No walls currently surround the city.

Streets [-]

There are 5 roads leading to Durden; 1 road is major. The city is lined with rough dirt roads in a looped pattern.

Districts [-]

The city is broken into the following districts: poor, wealthy, middleclass, and trade.

Government [-]

Durden is governed through an absolute monarchy, where the monarch rules unhindered. The government as a whole is seen as somwhat capable. Officials in Durden are often seen as resolute and the policies are praised. The political influence of Durden in the region is improving due to racial tensions. In times of crisis, the population cowers in fear.

Leader [-]

Durden is ruled by Raja Mickry Petrett. The Raja has been in power for mere days and is praised by the people. There is hostile opposition to the Raja and policies. The right to rule was granted by revolution, and that power is maintained by secret police raiding homes in the dead of night.

Laws [-]

Laws are enforced by a local thugs, but are rarely enforced. Justice is served by a kangaroo court, with a common punishment being torture.

Crime [-]

Crime is common. The most common crime is fraud. The imprisonment rate is 0.67% of the population (1 adult).

Military [-]

Durden has a negative attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 21 citizens (14%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 10 (6.75%). Of the active duty military, 0 (4.5%) are special forces. Due to their negative attitude and lack of defensible wall, Durden is tolerably fortified. Durden fighters are respected for their use of Javelins in battle. They are revered for their rigid formations and are considered inadequately skilled in battle.

Economy [-]

The economy in Durden is currently steadfast.

Resources [-]

Durden is known for the following resources:

  • Huge vegetable fields that are feared by vampires. Rhuglurg Headnor said the locals speak of piles of saphires buried near there.
  • A haunted mine inhabited by carnivorous caterpillars that are avoided by witches. Alanaltars Blackwatch said one might find piles of monkey wrenches buried near there.
  • Huge fresh guano banks that are feared by wenches. Kilpne said rumors tell of a stash of emeralds buried near there.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • Legends tell of Xtemt's Harp, a cursed harp with the knack to dominate others. It has been lost for ages.

Events [-]

Durden is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • Help Wanted: Adventurers willing to explore recently discovered ruins and return any valuable artifacts. Length of job expected to be short. Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Rhotgu Armcrusher.
  • I'm looking for a Negotiator. Prior experience with troublesome beaky brain monsters required. Will reward you with a land deed. Mild danger may be involved. Contact Davic Frantt.
  • Wanted: Scholar seeks rare supplies: Scholar unable to gather fresh paper due to age, seeks trustworthy agents to gather materials for research. Reward is a secret. Must be a quick learner. Contact Ulkon Copperstaff to learn more.
  • A passing Barbarian is needed for a small security job on the 3rd of the month. Serious inquiries only. Reward is a secret. Contact Rat if intrigued.
  • Wanted: Lockpick needed for totally legitimate reasons. Will owe you a huge favor. No previous experience required. Contact Joic Andrwell.
  • Help! Sorcerer seeks apprentice. Opportunity to earn a title. Must submit to magical scrutiny. Contact Thorbul Waveaxe if intrigued.
  • A passing Ranger is needed for a small security job on the 3rd of the month. Opportunity to earn a title. Contact S'hoorzor fe Ghezor if intrigued.

People [-]

The people in Durden ignore outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Ilyrigiyn Cyredsinger is a female drow who is known in the city as being a mocked bleacher. She appears deluded.
  • Belellava Broadchaser is a male drow who is known in the region as being a legendary cobbler. He appears jesterly.
  • Dane Whitville is a male lycanthrope who is known in that part of town as being a skilled entertainer. He appears solemn.
  • Davey Jackworth is a female lycanthrope who is known in the world as being a laughably skilled tilemaker. She appears guilty.
  • James Rosenham is a male lycanthrope who is known in the neighborhood as being a gifted stablehand. He appears deluded.
  • Porzer is a female troglodyte who is known in that part of town as being a laughably skilled outfitter. She appears trusting.
  • Larellava Silversworn is a male drow who is known in the city as being a laughably skilled locksmith. He appears giddy.
  • Doney Brigton is a male lycanthrope who is known in the neighborhood as being a laughably skilled undertaker. He appears unreliable.
  • Alehiaiyn Myrthstalker is a female drow who is known in the city as being a mediocre apothecary. She appears egotistical.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • Nberm Evilwiser, an attentive male hobgoblin. He is a sorcerer who is here to secretly assassinate a scholar.
  • Niz, a chatty male kobold. He is a warrior who is following rumors of riches.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Durden:

  • The Dancing House House of Ill Repute [+]
  • The Knotted Fireplace Inc. [+]
  • The Rampaging Frogs Group [+]
  • The Twisted Bag Designs [+]
  • The Greasy Axehandle Sheath Store [+]
  • The Robber Hole Inc. [+]
  • The Chipped Troll Inc. [+]
  • The Blabbering Cesspit Inc. [+]
  • The Fat Rooster Inc. [+]