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  • The Journey To South

    [[File:321429 | class=media-item-align-center | 400x400px | the_journey_to_altdorf.png]] The weather was pleasant for their journey south. Winter had finally given way to spring and the forest stirred with new life. On the third day of travel, the …

  • Altdorf

    Altdorf is the capital of the Reikland. It is situated at the confluence of the Reik and the Talabec. Where the waters meet and mix sediment forms extensive mudflats and small islands upon which much of the city stands. The city is renowned as the centre …

  • Street of a Hundred Taverns

    The Street of a Hundred Taverns is found on the east bank of the Reik, running from docks at the the river’s edge to [[The Konigplatz | the Konigplatz]]. There is a heady atmosphere on the street throughout the day and the evening. It is lit with lanterns …

  • The Imperial Palace

    [[File:327895 | class=media-item-align-center | Imperial_palace__1_.jpg]] The Imperial Palace is a large and sprawling complex in [[The Palast District | The Palast District]]. The closest the general public is permitted is the Kaiserplatz, a large …

  • The Holy Temple of Sigmar

    [[File:327896 | class=media-item-align-center | temple_of_sigmar_pic.jpg]] The Holy Temple, centre of the Sigmarite cult, is the largest temple in the city. The temple consists mainly of a large hall, T-shaped to represent the shape of a warhammer. …

  • The Konigplatz

    A large square linking the [[Street of a Hundred Taverns | Street of a Hundred Taverns]] and Konigstrasse, the Konigplatz is a thriving market centre, one of the largest in Altdorf. Between the ever-changing rotation of market stalls that throw up …

  • The Palast District

    Across the river from the Konigplatz, accessible via Karl Franz Bridge, lies the Palast District, the part of [[Altdorf | Altdorf]] surrounding the[[The Imperial Palace | Imperial Palace]]. The Palast District is the heart of Imperial power, full of …

  • The Temple of Drama

    Most of the theatres in Altdorf can be found in the vicinity of [[The Konigplatz | the Konigplatz]], Altdorf ’s busy market district. The famous Anselmo’s is the largest of [[Altdorf | Altdorf ’s]] theatres, though the smaller Vargr Breughel playhouse is …

  • The Seven Stars Inn

    This inn is an exclusive and expensive establishment in which guests must dress to impress and pay an exorbitant fee just to step inside. Once inside, guests find that they can enjoy spacious private snugs, personal service from attractive and well- …

  • The Mermaid

    The Mermaid is typical of inns throughout the Old World. It is a violent and boisterous place that provides opportunities for petty criminals to meet and carry out their dealings. It is also a hub of the local community, providing forums for gossip and …

  • The Heads of Traitors

    On the intersection of Luitpoldstrasse and Sigmundstrasse within the [[Street of a Hundred Taverns | Street of a Hundred Taverns]] is a set of wrought iron railings that surround a mound of earth into which five long and ornate pikes have been set. The …

  • Old Horse Tower

    A round drum-tower of grey-black stone, the Old Horse Tower began its life as Maison du Breton, the Bretonnian Embassy in Altdorf. Eventually, a diplomatic incident caused the Bretonnians to be ejected from their tower and it was given over to other …

  • Laurel's Rest

    One of Altdorf ’s finest inns, the Laurel’s Rest is a rambling boarding-house that seems to be two or three old houses stitched together by time and Imperial ingenuity. Frequented by very important persons who have short- or medium-term business in the …

  • The Statue of Wilhelm II

    Towards the Konigplatz end of the Street of a Hundred Taverns is a large bronze statue of Wilhelm II, the first Emperor of House Holswig-Schliestein and ancestor of Karl Franz. The statue depicts the man in full plate armour, with the visor raised to …