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d20 Dungeons and Dragons - 3rd Edition - Articles - Homegrown Worlds. The first and biggest mistake when making a homegrown world, is that generally, a homegrown world will start with the worldmaker creating a detailed and intricate map.

d20 Dungeons and Dragons - 3rd Edition - Articles - Homegrown Worlds

This will not work unless you happen to be a professor in maybe five or six fields of study, since by the time you are finished the world, you WILL need to change the map. The Domesday Book - Medieval Demographics Made Easy. The Domesday Book Penned by Brandon Blackmoor, based on Medieval Demographics Made Easy by S.

The Domesday Book - Medieval Demographics Made Easy

John Ross Here is subscribed the inquisition of lands as the barons of the king have made inquiry into them... <p>Forsooth, thy browser is truly antiquated! Thou canst not access this web site with a browser such as thine. Land Mass The population density of , due to factors such as climate, geography, and political environment, is persons per km2 . occupies km2 ( hexes, each km across and roughly km2 in area).

Population 's population is approximately persons. residents are isolated or itinerant. residents live in villages. residents live in towns. residents live in cities. residents live in big cities. The average distance between villages is km. Supports Universities. supports head of livestock: fowl (e.g. chickens, geese, ducks). dairy and meat animals (e.g. cows, goats, pigs, sheep). The Welsh Piper » Medieval Demographics Online. An automated tool for creating fantasy populations (with offline version, too) This tool lets you generate figures for populating low-fantasy kingdoms and settlements.

The Welsh Piper » Medieval Demographics Online

Instructions are included in Low-fantasy Populations article, also included in the offline download below. Use the drop-down menus and input fields in the form below to generate realistic population numbers for any low fantasy setting. City Generator. Made a city detail generator. Town Generator for D&D. Town Generator - provided by the Red Dragon Inn. Fantasy Name Generator. Jump down to the Generator This fantasy name generator will generate truely random fantasy names, there are millions of different combinations of names you can generate.

Fantasy Name Generator

This generator is great for generating fantasy character names for use in a book you're writing. Also other uses can be for town names, city names, kingdom names, country names or world names for use in a fantasy game. More popular uses of fantasy names include: team names, nicknames and usernames in games that are of RPG genre. The fantasy name generator on this page includes both female and male fantasy names. Random Name Generator. Fantasy Name Generator. The 6 Creepiest Places on Earth. It doesn't matter whether or not you believe in ghosts, there are some places in which none of us would want to spend a night.

The 6 Creepiest Places on Earth

These places have well earned their reputations as being so creepy, tragic or mysterious (or all three) that they definitely qualify as "haunted. " Places like... Aokigahara is a woodland at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan that makes The Blair Witch Project forest look like Winnie the Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood. It probably has something to do with all the dead bodies scattered around. The 7 Creepiest Places on Earth (Part 3) Even the best Hollywood set dressers in the biggest budget horror movie can't outdo real life.

The 7 Creepiest Places on Earth (Part 3)

As part of our continuing effort to find real-world locations that you wouldn't want to spend a night in regardless of the number of shotguns and Bibles you were allowed to bring, here are some of the creepiest places on Earth. In case you missed them, here are Part 1 and Part 2. #7. The Abandoned Takakonuma Greenland Park, Japan. The 6 Creepiest Places on Earth (Part 2) In Cracked's continuous effort to make your local haunted house look like a boring pile of dog turds, we once again present the creepiest real places on Earth.

The 6 Creepiest Places on Earth (Part 2)

Whether it's due to their bizarre histories, suspicious coincidences or good ol' human insanity, these are the locations even the die-hardest of atheists wouldn't venture into without a crucifix and a Super Soaker full of Pope-blessed water. 6 Abandoned Places That Will Make Awesome Supervillain Lairs.

It's no secret: We love abandoned places. Maybe it's the tragic appeal of a world absent of society, or maybe it's the aesthetics of the vines reclaiming man's constructions, or maybe it's just because "squatter's rights" say that if you can stay put in one for two years it legally belongs to you -- that's like expert level, high-stakes hide and seek! 7 Insane Festivals You Won't Believe Are Legal. Ah, the holidays: A time to give thanks, spend time with family, eat good food, light your neighbors on fire, rub engine oil in grandma's eyes, get drunk, fight a bull and dress up in a white tuxedo to ward off the furious ghosts of fish.

7 Insane Festivals You Won't Believe Are Legal

What, that doesn't sound like your holidays? Well, friend, it sounds like you've been celebrating the wrong ones. Let's get that calendar of yours set straight. #7. Batalla de la Rata Muerta: City-Sized Food Fight Featuring a Dead Rat. "Peerage Titles" Undefined copyright 1997 by Historical Novelists Center Less and less does the old aristocratic structure of Europe exist, and to Americans it is especially foreign.

"Peerage Titles"

French Peerage. These notes describe the French peerage (pairie) from its origins to the 19th century.

French Peerage

The best source for the peerage from the 16th c. to 1790 is Christophe Levantal: Les ducs et pairs et duchés-pairies laïques à l'époque moderne, Paris 1996. For illustrations of the arms of French peers see Arnauds Bunel's page on duchies and peerages. Modern-day descendants can be tracked (with appropriate caution) using Daniel de Rauglaudre's databases. The French peerage went through different periods, and its nature changed profoundly.

Nobility and Titles in France. See also several articles on this topic on Caltrap's Corner.