I am playing in a game set in Baldur's Gate in year 1380 and I'm trying to understand the geography of the city and its districts at that time (1372 is also good).

Which books have a map or a description of the districts of the town in that era?

I can only find D&D 2e material (Volo's Guide to the Sword Coast) and D&D 5e material (Murder in Baldur's Gate and Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus), both named in this question.

I am mostly interested in finding out when the lower city stopped being called Heapside as a whole giving birth to Bloomridge and other districts and when was Twin Song founded, but should the 3.5e material not talk about these things I will ask new questions (or ask Ed Greenwood).

  • \$\begingroup\$ I don't have a lot of knowledge about lore/forgotten realm/ Faerun/Baldur's Gate, but in the Dungeons & Dragons 3rd edition section of this link there's a ton of books: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forgotten_Realms that might contain some information you seek, perhaps other members could help, but at least you have some books to look into for now. I think it's fair to say that 3.0 material is ok if it wasn't republishe in 3.5 or if that's the only way to get some info. Player's Guide to Faerûn in 3.5 or Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting in 3.0 should be a good place to start. \$\endgroup\$ Apr 4 '20 at 8:04
  • \$\begingroup\$ I've been comparing maps of Faerun because it says on:forgottenrealms.fandom.com/wiki/Forgotten_Realms : The Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting for 3rd edition D&D was a book rather than a boxed set like the two previous editions. It advanced the timeline to 1372 DR so perhaphs there is info in that book I'll try to check. \$\endgroup\$ Apr 4 '20 at 8:15
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    \$\begingroup\$ @MaximeCuillerier I have the book you mention but no, geographic facts are not mentioned there. I was hoping in some novels or in more specific books like Silver Marches or Waterdeep: city of Splendors. \$\endgroup\$
    – Zachiel
    Apr 6 '20 at 21:34
  • \$\begingroup\$ Sorry I could not provide more help. \$\endgroup\$ Apr 7 '20 at 5:26

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