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  • It Begins

    The group has set out for the Central March of Altengard. A rather wild region, it is well suited to a group of mercenary adventurers. The destination is Rosenheim, a good sized town in the from which they should have no trouble resupplying. [[: …

  • A Shadowy Encounter

    _"Ha!" [[:johann-the-bear-medveg | Johann]] laughed," I impaled that bastard before you had even readied your axe!" He poked at [[:leopold-krieghammer | Leopold]], a thick finger digging into his captains shoulder. [[:leopold-krieghammer | Leopold]] …

  • In Search of Bandits

    _The tavern was crowded, not unusual for the evening meal time. People from the town would gather to share drinks and stories in the warmth of the old stone building. A merry fire and heavy shutters kept out the early spring chill. Nearby a minstrel …

  • Meeting the Silver Wolf

    _[[:leopold-krieghammer | Leopold]] drank deeply from the silver mug. The amber drought was a sweet and spiced honey wine, a favored local brew. The taste mingled with the smoky scent of the roasted pork before him. In the flicker of firelight, the hazy …

  • The Goblin Caves

    Having traveled into the edges of the Deepwood, the group has defeated an orc patrol and discovered the entrance to a cavern. From the grisly trophies and totems outside, it looks to be infested with goblins. Dungeon: Goblins ER 4 [[File:516573 | class …

  • A Noble Task

    _The low rapping knock of a messenger interrupted Leopold as he recorded his ledgers. "Enter," he declared, looking up from his desk. A young boy, his face still smooth and unshaven, entered. Leopold noted that he wore a clean grey tunic and held a …

  • A Noble Task (Part II)

    The Group has reached the Western Marches with no involuntary encounter. Their task continues as they escort the noble through the hillsides, wary of bandits. [[File:519191 | class=media-item-align-none | Slide2.PNG]] [[File:519192 | class=media-item- …

  • A Noble Task (Part III)

    Crossing the border marches of Altengard had taken the better part of two weeks and the group had been plagued by bandits, but at last they had reached the borders of Mirholme. Leopold knew the journey was not over yet. Mirholme was a rugged land and the …

  • A Noble Task (Part IV)

    _"Ah, I see you have gathered local reinforcements," the noble said, "Though they look a bit rough." Leopold chuckled, "That's because they are rough, but also more than capable." The noble nodded. "We should depart soon, the road to Svenshold is …

  • Goblin Hunt (Part I)

    _"I have heard that you dwarves are in the service of Leopold Krieghammer and know something of the goblins that trouble the area," the merchant stated. Gazti shifted uneasily. The mere mention of goblins was enough to set him on edge after what he and …

  • Goblin Hunt (Part II)

    The dwarves, now lead by [[:gazti | Gazti]] embark into the yawning Cliffside cavern. Dungeon: Goblins ER 5 [[File:529204 | class=media-item-align-none | Dungeon2.png]] 1) Entrance 2) Encounter- 7 Rep 3 archers lead by goblin with Potion of …

  • Return to Wolfsburg

    Leopold and company hire a horse team to speed progress and arrive in the Eastern Marches before month's end. There, Leopold learns of the tragic fate of three of the dwarves. The fact that dark elves were involved and that they guarded powerful items …

  • Interlude: Notes From the Author

    The current roster of characters is becoming a bit unwieldy and, after running a few months of the campaign, there are some mechanics I would like to tweak. I started the campaign by adding the Physical, People, and Savvy skills of the Warrior Heroes: …

  • Home Page

    h2. Mercenary Empires _Wherein great fortunes, and lives, are won and lost._ This is the chronicle of a mercenary company. Their exploits, successes and tragedies. Set in the world of Talomir, the tale begins in the Central Marches of Altengard.

  • Main Page

    h3. Welcome to the *Mercenary Empires Wiki* This is your wiki Main Page. It serves as a starting point for your wiki. "Characters":https://mercenary-empires.obsidianportal.com/characters [[Items | Items]] [[Locations | Locations]]

  • Locations

    h3. Locations Talomir is a big world full of adventure. These pages detail major locations relevant to these chronicles. h4. Altengard h5. Western Marches h5. Central Marches Rosenheim h5. Eastern Marches Halstadt Deepwood Wolfsburg …

  • Items

    h3. ITEMS Armor Clothing Jewelry Potions Scrolls [[Weapons | Weapons]]

  • Weapons

    *Weapons* h3. Melee [[Axe of Rage | Axe of Rage]] Battleaxe of dexterous Virtue Sword of Saving [[Sword of Seeking | Sword of Seeking]] h3. Ranged [[Bow of Accuracy | Bow of Accuracy]] [[Strong Longbow | Strong Longbow]]

  • Leopold Krieghammer

    Formerly an infantry captain, Leopold was known for his inspiring speeches and tactical acumen. In his final campaign, Leopold’s unit suffered crippling losses due to strategic blunders by high command. Though Leopold and his men fought bravely, the loss …

  • Pietre Andres

    A soldier who fought alongside Leopold and Johann, Pietre is reserved, but resolute and does not question orders. Quiet and often reserved, he is a stark contest to Johann’s bluster.

  • Friedrich Rötstein

    As a child, Friedrich loved tales of dashing knights and fearsome monsters. As a young man, he seeks to establish a name for himself. Naturally strong and quick, he is quite dangerous with a weapon. Though Friedrich is a bit naïve, he makes up for his …

  • Johann "The Bear" Medveg

    Johann earned his nickname for his uncouth behavior and his savage battle mien. A veteran of many battles, Johann is a terrifying fighter who fights with brutal ferocity. Off the battlefield, Johann is a jovial and sartorial, enjoying eating, drinking, …

  • Heinrich Martin

    Heinrich was raised hunting in the fell depths of the Deepwood. Always aware, he is a keen scout and tracker. Conscripted as an archer, he never cared for being an anonymous part of a large cohort and has been quick to adapt to a smaller mercenary band.

  • Wilhelm von Schwartz

    Wilhelm and [[:johann-the-bear-medveg | Johann]] are friendly rivals who often boast of their abilities and which is the more skilled. Together they are prone to getting into drunken contests showing of their respective abilities. Nonetheless, Wilhelm is …

  • Antony Vici

    Leader of a small group of mercenary Capalan crossbowmen, Vici has worked in the hire of several barons and warlords. At one point, Vici served in a common force with the mercenary captain [[:leopold-krieghammer | Leopold Krieghammer]].

  • Otto von Wissenslebben

    Baron Otto von Wissenslebben is the baron of the province of Östermark and resides at Wolfsburg castle in the walled city of Wolfsburg. A renowned warrior, the baron has fought in numerous battles and is known for leading from the front. In his younger …

  • Gyllir Ulrikson

    Formerly a pirate leading a small raider band, Gyllir made the mistake of trying to rob mercenary captain [[:leopold-krieghammer | Leopold Krieghammer]] and his men while they escorted a noble to Mirholme. Having gravely underestimated his adversaries, …

  • Ulfar

    Fierce and savage, the call of battle is irresistible to Ulfar. Originally working as a raider for [[:gyllir-ulrikson | Gyllir Ulrikson]], Ulfar found himself outmatched when he attempted to take down [[:leopold-krieghammer | Leopold Krieghammer]] in a …

  • Thurnor the Slayer

    Most ogres are known to be nothing more than savage beasts, monsters of great strength but lacking in thought. Some are a bit more clever and learn that the smaller peoples are more than a food source. Thurnor is one such ogre. Quiet and introspective, …

  • Isabel D'Montaigne

    Born to rural peasants, Isabel grew up a devout and hard working girl whose beauty and natural charm soon lead to attention from the local nobility. However, it was her tactical skill and martial ability that would distinguish her as she lead a force of …

  • Nicoli il Mago

    Nicoli il Mago (the Wizard) is an itinerant wizard who has wandered throughout the lands in search of new discoveries. Fascinated by the supernatural, Nicoli showed an aptitude for spell weaving quite early on, much to the consternation of his parents. …

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