WorldEmber Highlights

Air-pressure Prosthetics
Air-pressure Prosthetics
Technology / Science | Dec 21, 2020

Recent invention that the Industrialists use as recruitment tool

Advanced Steampunk prosthetics, primarily for recruiting craftsfolk, secondary for helping those in need.
 
Bucklerball
Bucklerball
Tradition / Ritual | Dec 29, 2020

A sport where players use a buckler to bash the ball across a barrier

What do soldiers do when they have to block projectiles with shields? They turn it into a sport!
 
Dystopian Scouts
Scouts
Profession | Dec 28, 2020

Tasked with surveilling the areas near their home settlements

In a 2100 destroyed by Climate Change, Scouts are one of the most important professions for settlements their survival odds.
 

Academy Battle Arena
Battle Arena
Building / Landmark | Dec 27, 2020

A massive arena used for combat classes, training, and friendly competition

At the most prestigious Tarot Academy, students formally train at the Battle Arena. In truth they most play around.
 
Cloudstone
Cloudstone
Material | Dec 30, 2020

A floating mineral that keeps Sky Islands and Sky Ships up in the air

In a Skyfarer setting, all islands and ships are held afloat by a single mineral: Cloudstone.
 
Common Idioms
Common Phrases
Language | Dec 17, 2020

Common phrases used at the Academy and nearby countries

Idioms aren't the same when your world has Tarot magic and monsters crawling in the night.
 

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Worlds
  • The Wild Cards is a Tarot-based medieval fantasy setting, located at and around a Tarot Academy.
  • The Tempest Wilds is a dystopian setting in 2100 CE, where the world has been destroyed by climate change.
  • Master of the Wind is a skyfarer setting with floating islands and sailships, located above a sea of clouds.
  • Grayburn is a peaceful Steampunk setting that is part of collaboration world Synergasia.
 

Cover image: WorldEmber 2020 Cover by TJ / WorldAnvil