Heroes of Sandpoint

From Elluiki

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Players Wanted

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Out of Character

Characters

System

Heroes of Sandpoint is a low-level Pathfinder game incorporating the E6 rule system and several other house rules. If you are interested in participating, please respond to the thread linked above with a statement of interest but also send me a PM with relevant character details.

Background

Setting

This game takes place in and around the town of Sandpoint, a small town nestled against the shores of the vast Varisian Gulf. To the east is a wide expanse of gently rolling steppe and fetid wetlands.

A simple, relatively peaceful town with all the color and common oddities one expects from a tightly-knit community, Sandpoint sits at a point on the Lost Coast halfway between Magnimar and Windsong Abbey. Wood buildings and cluttered docks line the town’s natural harbor, while farms and the manors of wealthy citizens dot the surrounding countryside. During the day, fishing, farming, lumbering, glassmaking, and shipbuilding occupy most of the townsfolk, who commonly retire to their homes by way of Sandpoint’s many taverns. A playhouse and would-be museum make unusual attractions in such a small community, but Sandpoint’s true landmark is the Old Light, a lighthouse of ancient origins that lies in ruins.

A relatively peaceful town, devoid of many of the dangers of a true frontier town and intrigues of a sprawling city, Sandpoint has nonetheless had its share of troubles. The fading scars of a recent terror still linger, a time most folk refer to as the Late Unpleasantness. Just over five years ago, a madman stalked the streets of Sandpoint, killing dozens. Known as Chopper, the killer’s monthlong terror ended bloodily when an eccentric local artisan was revealed as the murderer and killed during his attempted capture. Adding to the pain, less than a month later the local chapel burned to the ground in a conflagration that nearly consumed the town’s northern half and left the local priest dead.

Emerging from the shadow of these events, though, Sandpoint has healed and rebuilt, with many townsfolk viewing the coming dedication of a new church as a symbolic end to the healing and return to normality.

Sandpoint

Small Town conventional (mayor); AL NG GP Limit 800 gp; Assets 49,600 gp


Demographics


Population 1,240 Type isolated (58% Chelaxian human, 27% Varisian human, and 5% Shoanti human, 3% halfling, 2% dwarf, 2% elf, 1% half-elf, 1% gnome, 1% half-orc)


Authority Figures


Kendra Deverin, mayor; Belor Hemlock, sheriff; Abstalar Zantus, town priest; Titus Scarnetti, nobleman; Ethram Valdemar, nobleman; Lonjiku Kaijitsu, nobleman


The important families of Sandpoint are all Chelaxian: The Kaijitsus (glassmakers and jewelers) The Valdemars (shipbuilders) The Scarnettis (loggers) The Deverins (farmers and brewers)

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