[nbos] [FM8] Joerdhgardh Map of Week #110 Released"Mark Oliva" Sun May 26th, 2013
With the 110th Map of the Week we take a look at the Drunken Apprentice
Tavern in the town center of Slovanian North Junction.
Owner and barkeep Varzhinec, a 42-year-old human male commoner, named this
public house after himself. More than 20 years ago, Master Miller Ambrozh
threw Varzhinec out as an apprentice miller in the Northflood Grain Mill.
The reason was that Varzhinec regularly returned to the mill somewhat
inebriated after the noon lunch break and then tended to fall asleep on the
Within a week after losing his apprentice's job, Varzhinec inherited the
tavern from his father, who died unexpectedly. Rather than becoming a
miller, Varzhinec decided to be a barkeep. Despite the fact that he always
has a bit of a buzz, he runs the Drunken Apprentice successfully.
Varzhinec's customers are almost exclusively artisans, apprentices and
common laborers who work in the town center. He has the support of the
town's master artisans, because - in agreement with them - he keeps the
tavern closed during the noon hour.
At 18 bells in the evening (6 p.m.), when the workday ends, customers
quickly fill the tavern. The masters, journeymen and common laborers who
have wives at home usually leave after a tankard or two. Those who are
single tend to stay until later in the night, when drunken apprentices from
various shops make their way at last to bed. Varzhinec works the tap,
serving lager beer from the Island Inn brewery across the street at three
copper pieces per pint/half-liter tankard.
Shortly before opening hour, his wife, Aneta, a 39-year-old human female
commoner, buys dark rye bread from Diana's Bakery and cold cuts from
Borzhek's Butcher Shop. She then makes bread boards, adding butter and dill
pickles. The bread boards sell for a bronze piece each. There is no table
service. One needs to go to the tap to get a lager beer and to the pantry
window to buy a bread board. Varzhinec and Aneta are childless. They live
in an apartment on the tavern's second story.
2. Rear Door.
4. Double Woodburning Stoves.
5. Main Door.
6. Beer Tap. There is no table service. Customers need to go to the tap
to buy a beer or get a refill. Varzhinec works the tap. The stairway leads
to Varzhinec's and Aneta's apartment on the second story (not mapped).
7. Trap Door to Cellar Storage area (not mapped).
8. Pantry Serving Window. There is no table service. Customers who want
to buy a bread board need to come to the window and purchase one from Aneta.
You can get this floor plan in two versions from the Joerdhgardh website::
1. The Fractal Mapper (TM) 8 version in FMP format, fully editable (7.1
2. As a JPG flat map of 1360 Pixels x 1046 Pixels (600 KB).
Both versions are released for personal and commercial use under the Open
Game License Version 1.0a, which you can read on the Joerdhgardh website at:
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