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#10: Addresses

This article originally appeared in the January/February 2020 issue.

Not “forms of address”, e.g., ‘My Lord’, ‘Your Most Excellent Scholarhood’, et cetera, but “My office is at …”.

Most of us are used to addresses of the form “123 Any Street”, with a fairly common variation of “Jedestraße 123”. However, there are other ways of defining where your office—or house, or store, or whatever—is. If, in your worldbuilding, you use one of those other ways, you have another hook to hang some potential trouble for your PCs… .

All of the systems below are used in the real world. I even tell you where I found it to be used.