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  • the Empire

    the Empire The Empire is the largest and most powerful nation of [[the Old World | the Old World]]. It is located east of [[Bretonnia | Bretonnia]], south of [[Kislev | …

  • Altdorf

    p. Altdorf is [[the Empire | the Empire’s]] largest city. Its riverdocks and markets bustle with commerce, its streets are a riot of noise and colour. [[Elves]], [[dwarfs]] and men of every nation mix with the lively inhabitants. Altdorfers strut with …

  • Nuln

    Nuln Nuln is famous for its forges, which glow day and night, and echo to the hammering of gunsmiths as they craft black-powder weapons to equip the …

  • Middenheim

    Middenheim The northern city of Middenheim sits atop a sheer rock known as the Ulricsberg that juts fanglike from [[the Drakwald Forest]]. Though …

  • Talabheim

    Talabheim Talabheim, surrounded by [[the Great Forest]], is built within a massive crater many miles across. Gun towers along the crater’s rocky lip …

  • Reikland

    provinces Foremost of the provinces is Reikland, sheltered by [[the Grey Mountains]] and carpeted by [[the Reikwald Forest]]. The wide [[ …

  • the Reikwald Forest

    Most of [[Reikland | Reikland]] is covered by the Reikwald Forest. Tamed areas provide timber for the province’s boat builders, but most of the forest is tangled underwood, a haven for outlaws. Reiklanders rejoice when [[:emperor | the Emperor]] declares …

  • the Grey Mountains

    [[Reikland | Reikland’s]] border with Bretonnia is blocked by the Grey Mountains. Only a few defiles allow passage through. [[The Axe Bite Pass]] is the widest gap, flanked by vertiginous bulwarks of rock. [[Castle Montfort]] safeguards the Bretonnian …

  • the Reik River

    Stretching from the World’s Edge Mountains to [[the Sea of Claws]], the Reik is the Old World’s longest river. Flowing through the [[Reikland | Reikland]], the river is deep enough to accommodate galleons from [[Marienburg | Marienberg]] and [[Ulthuan]], …

  • The Elector Counts

    [[the Empire | The Empire]] consists basically of 10 large semi-independent provinces; each province is ruled by a respective Elector Count. This position is hereditary, and usually passed from father to eldest child. As a badge of office each Elector …

  • The Colleges of Magic

    Based in [[Altdorf | Altdorf]], the Colleges of Magic are the eight institutions which control magic use and wizardry in [[the Empire | the Empire]]. They constitute the only legal method of wizardry in [[the Empire | the Empire]]. Each College …

  • the College of Engineers

    The College of Engineers, based in the city of [[Altdorf | Altdorf]], was founded over 500 years ago in [[the Empire | The Empire]] as the brainchild of the famed inventor Leonardo of Miragliano. Over the years it has grown, even attracting renegade [[ …

  • the Moot

    the Moot The Grand County of the Mootland, commonly referred to as The Moot, is a province of [[the Empire | The Empire]] and homeland of the [[Halfling | Halflings]]. Its …

  • the Worlds Edge Mountains

    The Worlds Edge Mountains are the greatest range of mountains in the world, stretching from the northern [[the Old World | Old World]] to the Southlands, and forming a natural and insurmountable barrier between [[the Old World | the Old World]] and the …

  • the Talabec River

    Beginning at Bechafen, the Talabec flows eastwards. This river is held sacred to [[Taal]] and the province of [[Talabecland]] is named after this river. It flows into [[the Reik River | the Reik]] at [[Altdorf | Altdorf]], where it deposits the rich black …

  • Averland

    provinces Averland is a southern province of [[the Empire | The Empire]], being the homeland of the ancients Brigundians, its capital is …

  • Hochland

    provinces Hochland is a northern province of [[the Empire | The Empire]], being the homeland of the ancients Cherusens. Its symbol is a …

  • the Drakwald Forest

    Covering most of [[Middenland]], the Drakwald Forest is located south of the Great North Road; infamous for the high number of local [[Beastmen | beastmen]].

  • Middenland

    provinces Middenland is a large northern province of [[the Empire | The Empire]], being the homeland of the ancients Teutogens. Its …

  • Nordland

    provinces Nordland is the northernmost province of [[the Empire | The Empire]]. Its symbol is a sea eagle holding a shield displaying a …

  • Ostermark

    provinces Ostermark is a province of [[the Empire | The Empire]], being the homeland of the ancient Ostagoths. Its symbol is a crowned …

  • Ostland

    provinces Ostland is a northern province of [[the Empire | The Empire]], being the homeland of the ancient Udoses. Its symbol is a bull …

  • Stirland

    provinces Stirland is a very large province of [[the Empire | The Empire]], being the homeland of the ancient Asoborns. Its colours are …

  • Talabecland

    provinces Talabecland is a central province of [[the Empire | The Empire]] being the homeland of the ancient Taleutens. Its symbol is a …

  • Wissenland

    provinces Wissenland is the southernmost province of [[the Empire | The Empire]], being the homeland of the ancients Menogoths. Its …

  • Übersreik

    Situated at the mouth of the Grey Lady Pass, Übersreik is perhaps the most important town in the foothills of [[the Grey Mountains | the Grey Mountains]]. It sits astride the road from Dunkelberg to [[Bögenhafen]], which in turn leads to [[Altdorf | …

  • Bögenhafen

    Bögenhafen is a prosperous market centre with a population of roughly 5,000. It sits astride the River Bögen, at the highest point of the river that is still navigable by large sailing vessels. Goods from [[Altdorf | Altdorf]], [[Marienburg | Marienburg …

  • Karl Franz

    Under the current Emperor, Karl Franz of [[Altdorf | Altdorf]], elected in 2502, [[the Empire | the Empire]] enjoys a renaissance of strength and prosperity. Karl Franz realised that [[the Empire | the Empire]] could not stand alone against its many …

  • Sigmar Heldenhammer

    In his youth, Sigmar was a prince of the Unberogen tribe. He saved the [[dwarfs | dwarf]] King Kurgan Ironbeard of Karaz-a-Karak from [[Greenskins | orc]] ambushers. Ironbeard rewarded Sigmar with Ghal Maraz – the legendary warhammer known as Skull …

  • Magnus the Pious

    The greatest hero of [[the Empire | the Empire]] since the time of [[:sigmar | Sigmar]] was a minor nobleman from [[Nuln | Nuln]], Magnus the Pious. Alone, he rallied a divided [[the Empire | Empire]] to action during the darkest days of [[the Great War …

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