Tag: General Knowledge

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  • Measuring Time

    Since the [[Beginning of Time | creation of the calendar]] the measurement of time in Myrtaan has followed a simple standard approach. Years are written with YR- at the front followed by the year count. 1 year is 5 seasons, or 300 days. Each season …

  • The Seasons

    There are five seasons each year in Myrtaan. +The first season is the Season of Rebirth.+ This season marks the start of the year and is the season in which most crops are planted and grown. It is also when most animals and monsters have young. The …

  • Magic

    Magic is intrinsically entwined into the essense of Myrtaan and is accepted as a part of everyday life. It is used for common activities such as tending the crops or healing injuries, through to incredible feats of magical brilliance such as predicting …

  • Organisations

    Organisations are groups of people who have banded together to work as a unified entity. This is usually because they have similar skills, beliefs, or goals. In some instances the organisations have come into existence as a result of a specific set of …

  • Adventurers

    There are not many people who chose the life of an adventurer in Myrtaan. The comfortable and long lives that most people enjoy means that the appeal of dangerous and unknown adventures is limited. There are always the few though that cannot be …

  • Size and Distance

    Measurements in Myrtaan are relatively straightforward. The smallest measurement is a Fingerwidth, more commonly known as a Finger. There are 8 Fingerwidths in a Hand. There are 5 Hands in a Span. A typical human is about 1 span and 3 hands tall, …

  • Ocean Depths

    The Ocean Depths is the name for any section of ocean that is, roughly, more than an a Stretch deep. The reason it is important is that once a boat leaves the shallow waters and enters the ocean depths, it becomes prone to attack by monstrous sea …

  • Major Events

    Some major events in the history of Myrtaan can be easily learned about and therefore considered common knowledge. The below are listed in chronological order. [[Beginning of Time]] [[Harnel Expansion]] [[Purple Grain Plague]] [[Peasant Revolution]] …

  • Equipment

    No [[Adventurers | adventurer]] would consider setting out into the unknown without being fully prepared and the best way to be prepared is with equipment. The following are different types of equipment that are readily available in Myrtaan. %{color: …