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Visira. The City of Sorrows, in the dread realm of the Black Sword. Whose narrow streets echo tortured cries and the cruel whippings from taskmasters. Where the air is thick with the stench of blood and decay. It is a haven to the vile, the wicked, and the amoral. Where gold can buy anything, and life has the least value of all...

Visira is a powerfully detailed fantasy city sourcebook that is immediately usable in any campaign. While designed with unsavory elements, Visira is not a wholly evil city. Whether you're looking for a city to serve as your adventurers' headquarters, as your villain's base, or as the elaborate backdrop for countless adventures, Visira meets the challenge.

128 pages; 8.5" x 11"

Contents include:
  • Over 100 detailed d20 System â„¢ NPC residents.
  • 26 aerial maps of Visira: 13 full color and 13 black & white designed for easy printing.
  • Seven intricately described city wards.
    1. Arena's Hold - the warrior's realm of fighting pits, the gladiators' arena, and the corrupt gambling halls of the Black Thumb.
    2. East Wash - Visira's oldest ward, in ruins from the floods of the Venom River.
    3. Hillside - the tiered layers of the bluffs and the crust, dominated by Visira Keep and the citadel of Eteris.
    4. Huckster Sprawl - a twisting maze where danger awaits the unwary, and the Rake terrorize with impunity.
    5. Old Harbor - the ancient warf, torn and sinking, unchallenged domain of the lizardfolk Harvesters.
    6. South Levee - filled with the bazaars of the Farmers' Market, and the garrison compounds of the Cannibals.
    7. Waterfront - where pirates and merchants clash against the enigmatic Mariners Bevy, and the blue-skinned pleasure women of the Scarlet Veil capture the secrets of all.
  • The seven deities prominent within the city.
  • From the Trail of Tears, short stories recount tales of life in Visira:
    1. An Unholy Land
    2. Into Evil's Heart
    3. The Price of Business
    4. Broken Bones
    5. The Hunting
    6. The Reach of Revenge
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January 20th, 2015
I own a number of other products by Darkfuries and I was honestly expecting it to live up to the high standards set by their Masterworks Maps series. In that sense, Visira is a huge disappointment. It's just another typical over-wrought storyline set [...]
August 16th, 2007
Nice city supplement. The Darkfuries people do a capable job and then some of providing setting materials like these. Visira is not one of my more favorite pieces, but it does contain basic elements needed if the city meets your needs. [...]
April 6th, 2005
I was really disappointed with the very simple-looking maps (campared to the beautiful ones of the old Mystara Campaigns). And chunks of the product content consists of poorly written short stories, which you must painfully wade through to get to the [...]
November 19th, 2004
Like the other Maelstrom Campaign products, very impressive. A great deal of information and good looking maps. And, once again, more than enough d20 information but also easily used by those who play other systems.<br><br><b>QUALITY& [...]
September 4th, 2003
A large city, still trying to find a way to intoduce it in my campaign and will make a point of it this fall, as I develop out my campaign world better. [...]
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