Mountians so large, your vision blurs when you try and focus on them , can’t see the top!
So uncounted colossal+ mountains that they are generally regarded as a single mountain.
Long Deep Dark Forests, which cause difficult travel with few roads woven through its depths.
“Gamble Town” is a Frontier outpost centered around a Large Freebooter academy (being trained to concour the mountians) freebooters = ontrep = adventurer
School ranks Initiate >Adept > Advanced >Ontrep
Tests are given by the academy to become “ontreps” ontreps are allowed to get horses/other, Free room/board, Storage, access to purchasing equipment, Social standing.
A strange hidden village is learned of, the ‘kolbold’ species are travelers from another plane. they left their original plane to escape the stereotype which had begun to cripple their clan.