Barmer is located on the southern part of the northern continent, next to the ocean. Barmer is inhabited mostly by Gnomes. The state is run by somewhat of a constitutional monarchy. There has always been a king of Barmer that follows a bloodline, but he has limited power. Most of the governing is done by a group of a few hundred people that take votes from the general public. While taxes and the cost of living is high, that money is used in advancements of technology, which is what Barmer is known for. Barmer is also known for never entering a war since its conception. This town is very liberal politically, and wealth is distributed amongst the citizens. It is almost impossible to find a homeless person here because of this. Barmer makes its revenue primarily from advanced technology, weapons, and magic.