Lake Town is one in a series of source books called 'Middle Earth Citadel', for the Middle Earth Role Playing Game (MERP).
Lake Town is a place of bustling trade and enterprise, but it is also a place of hidden dangers, not far from the edges of Mirkwood and down the river from the Lonely Mountain.
Lake town includes a colorful 8 page pull-out of maps and diagrams. As well as the myriad of maps and diagrams within th book itself.
Lake Town is a highly detailed source book on the bustling trade driven Lake Town, this source book, like most of MERPs modules and sourcebooks, is set in T.A. 1640, when Lake Town was thriving and at it's peak. Although this source book also includes information on playing in Lake Town during other times.
This book contains a vast amount of information on the city, from architectural notes on the buildings, history and layout of the city, this sourcebook also conatins massive amounts on the people who lived there.
The chapter headings give you a great picture of what this book covers:
Sites of Note
Flora and Fauna
Culture and Lifestyle
The Northron Inhabitants
Commerce and Industry
Politics and Power
Buildings of Note
Lake Town in other times
People of Note
In addition to this wealth of information, the section on adventures in Lake Town includes four fully detailed adventures, and a huge range of adventure ideas for low, middle and high level characters.
There are also several chapters that deal specifically with adventuring in Lake Town, in Esgaroth, and in the wild surrounds.
This is a very detailed look at Lake Town and it's surrounding areas.