Banwalt, one of the four marshes of Harlant, 1622. While the newest heir to the Arzswin family is trying to gain influence over the city, the once renowned city guard is struggling to keep theirs as the need for grand adventure steadily declines. Even in a world in which magic is commonplace, people are afraid of change.
Canon Wanted! Jean-Jacques is a Rooster, and key diplomatic figure between the Fable communities and the city. A big, lofty talker.
Banwalt, Harlant 1622. More than a decade after the last war, a fragile peace has settled over the continent. But the city is changing - the new Count of Arzswin is seeking to expand the county's influence over the city, while the Banwalt city guard, once famed across the country, is struggling to keep their position of power. Meanwhile, the borders between the forest and the city are becoming more and more lenient, and magical beings live openly among humans.
Maerish is an original fairy tale board - this means that it is set in a world in which fairy tales can plausibly happen, populated by characters that you could also find within a tale. It draws on inspiration from fairy tales, fables and folklore and is heavily inspired by their French and German traditions. It is character driven and welcomes player created lore. The plot as outlined above is meant as a framework, and while major events will affect the entire board, the focus is on your character's individual fairy tales and lives.