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Category: Human
Weight: 100lbs - 290 lbs
Height: 4'8" - 6'4"ft
Eye Color: Blue, hazel, amber, brown, green
Hair Color: Auburn, blonde, brown, black
Note: White is uncommon

The Heartlanders are a human cultural group, made up almost universally of those humans who reside within cities and urban centers. This includes both the peasantry & the nobility, all those who traditionally reside within the large cities of man. Nobility & social hierarchy of large importance to a great many Heartland cultures. Good examples of traditional Heartland cultures are Salvus, Renatus, Courland, & others. Heartlanders maintain certain physical features & attributes, said features not universal but largely common.

Physical Attributes

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Example of a Female skin

Skin Coloration

Skin color amongst the Heartlanders varies. They tend to, however, have pink or otherwise paler skin coloration. This is a mixture of a natural trait and lifestyle choices of city life.

Hair Coloration

Hair coloration also varies greatly, the most common being lighter colors like auburns and blondes. Next most common are darker colors, such as brown or black. Naturally white hair is uncommon, but not unheard of.

Eye Coloration

Eye color also has a wide range. Blue, hazel, amber, brown, and green are all common colorations that can be found in diverse quantities.


The usual Heartlander height range is 4'8"- 6'4" ft. A city dwelling Heartlander will most often be within this range, but can go above or below to the general human limit in individual cases.


A Heartlander can, like all humans, live a maximum of 150 years. However, there is a common range of the Heartlander lifespan. As in, a Heartlander will generally live between 60-90 years before growing old and dying. This can often be attributed to lifestyle, indulging in luxuries as far as the upper class or living in the streets & squalor for the peasantry.


Heartlanders typically adhere to feudal forms of governance. They believe in strong 'birthright' and an interdependent relationship between liege and vassal. Kings will usually grant upon their most leal subjects noble titles who will govern lands in their stead. In return, these vassals are expected to rally the King's banner in times of war, raising a levy in defense of the realm, and pay a tithe to their liege. Lords normally retain the right to levy taxes upon their fiefs and bear heraldic arms, and various other privileges depending on the country and ruler.


Over the years heartlanders have come to master many kinds of art varying from painting to sculpting to architecture. Often times you'd find yourself coming across a portrait or landscape painting in a random Heartlander tavern or house, showing their love for art.


Because of their curse, Heartlanders developed a more advanced literature than the other races in order to pass their history into the newest generations. Most libraries can be found in the Heartland capitals as most writers are of the human race.


Seeing how the Heartlanders are such fast learners in pretty much any skill they take on, they've become skilled musicians over the ages. Heartlanders are great fans of music and many play musical instruments. This has resulted in numerous songs being created as well as new instruments and many heartlander bards scattered across the lands, singing their songs and telling their tales.


Heartlanders are largely unified in their following of the Church of the Canon, the state religion of the various human realms. Heartlanders are quick to cast out non-believers, branding those who do not adhere to tenets of the faith as heretics, heathens, or anathema.


Heartlanders tend to live in large cities built in the Imperial architectural style. Almost always, their lands are also the lands of the ruling Empire of all Mankind in its various forms, and generally comprise of wide main squares, surrounded by branching side roads.



Playable Races & Creatures
Human Heartlander · Highlander · Farfolk · Adunian
Dwarves Mountain Dwarf · Cave Dwarf · Forest Dwarf · Dark Dwarf
Elves Wood Elf · High Elf · Dark Elf
Orcs Goblin · Uruks
Other Races Halfling
Creatures Kharajyr · Olog · Atronach · Golem · Izkuthii · Nephilim