Burning Castles Wiki
Included below are the basics for the game world, with links to some specifics that’ll be helpful in understanding some of the more detailed background bits.
The creation story of the Elves and their history, along with some cultural notes.
Notes about the Courts, the Priesthood, and the Celestial Council.
Gives you some information as to the state of the arts and sciences within the Elven Kingdoms.
General notes about societal interactions, traditions, taboos, that sort of thing.
Includes the notes on the major religions and deities of the Elven pantheon.
The nine great provinces are detailed within.
Notable creatures which roam the lands/oceans causing problems, as well as heroes known to the people.
General notes about PC classes and their roles in society and cultural influences.
The origin story, so to speak, is a bit different from that of the Elves given the big distance between the two groups. Gnomes live in two distinct areas: the Huun mountain plateau (these are the “northern”, or “city” gnomes), or the jungles of Jakbarbo (the “southern”, or “jungle” gnomes).
Notes on the distinct civilizations of Gnomes and their roles in society.
The two civilizations of Gnomes detailed within.
As there are no humans in our game, these bits of information are from what some Elven and Gnome scholars have managed to puzzle out over the years.
With the history above, so with the culture below – however, most of these are from Elven and Gnome perspectives; what they have witnessed filtered through their experiences.