A Guide to the Nations

Introduction

In Altearth we do not refer to races, we refer to the nations. The word comes from the Latin natio which means something like “a people.” Americans will get a good sense of the connotation if they think of the Iriquois Nation or the Sioux Nation. It can encompass a wide range of tribes within […]

Gnomes

The Gnome nation, their character and history.

Ogres

After the goblins had rattled the gates of Constantinople then dispersed through Graecia, came the ogres. They were no so much invading as they were running, for close on their heels were the armies of the orcs (more about that dreadful Empire later). We first meet ogres crossing the Rhenus River at the end of […]