In the World of Greyhawk campaign setting
for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game
, the Ice Barbarians
, properly known as the Kingdom of (the) Cruski
, is a political state of the Flanaess
. The people themselves are sometimes referred to as simply the Cruski
Within the game world of Greyhawk, the lands of the Ice Barbarians are located in the far northeastern portion of the Flanaess, on what is known as the Thillonrian Peninsula
. They occupy the coastal regions to the north and east of the Corusk Mountains, lands that are among the coldest and most severe in all of the barbarian kingdoms. As of 591 CY, the most populous towns are Glot (pop. 5,100) and Jotsplat (pop. 3,200).
As of 591 CY, the population of Ice Barbarians in the World of Greyhawk campaign setting
totaled 158,800 persons, almost exclusively humans of Suel
stock. There are also a small number of dwarves
(the mountain variety outnumbering the hill variety by about 2-to-1) and halflings
(mostly stouts), but few other races call this region home.
The most popular deities among the Ice Barbarians are Kord
, and Vatun
. The most widely-spoken languages in game world's lands of the Ice Barbarians are the Cold Tongue, Common, and Dwarven.
The Ice Barbarians in the World of Greyhawk
maintain an independent feudal monarchy
rulership, currently ruled by His Most Ferocious Majesty, Lolgoff Bearhear
, the King of Cruski, Fasstal of all the......