Tag: government


  • overlord

    The community’s ruler is a single individual who either seized control or inherited command of the settlement.

  • aristocracy

    A single individual chosen by the people rules the community. This leader’s actual title can vary—mayor, burgomaster, lord, or even royal titles like duke or prince are common.

  • council

    A group of councilors, often composed of guild masters or members of the aristocracy, leads the settlement.

  • magical

    An individual or group with potent magical power, such as a high priest, an archwizard, or even a magical monster, leads the community.

  • secret syndicate

    An unofficial or illegal group like a thieves’ guild rules the settlement—they may use a puppet leader to maintain secrecy, but the group members pull the strings in town.