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Change into a Chronomancer – World Anvil Weblog



Every time we create a brand new characteristic for World Anvil, our objective is to make sure that the characteristic affords a brand new and thrilling option to elevate your world constructing. With Chronicles, we imagine we’ve achieved that (and extra!)

Chronicles took the core options of our Interactive Maps device, and our Timelines instruments, and merged them into an interface that permits you to handle maps and timelines on the similar time (there’s a Polymerization joke right here). On account of this, we’ve dubbed Chronicles our Chronomancy device, providing you with final energy over time and house. Now we’re simply attempting to determine learn how to get greater than 24 hours in a day… (In actual life, I imply. That is very straightforward to do inside Chronicles)

We requested Stephan (Xuroth, developer of Chronicles) what he cherished about creating the device.

“…it was sophisticated and concerned a little bit of stress, it was invigorating to know we’d find yourself with a robust device that helps empower authors to convey their historical past in an attractive manner.” He additionally added: “My favourite facet of Chronicles is the flexibility. It could be supposed to indicate a historic document of occasions, however it may be used for parallel timelines, plotting tales, as an academic device for academics, and many others. I really like that I made one thing that can enrich individuals’s experiences!”

What can we count on to see from Chronicles sooner or later? We caught up with Stephan relating to that too. “We’ve been watching the stats and listening to our group beans, and we’ve begun planning the following couple updates. We’ve bought some much-requested options and enhancements coming within the subsequent weeks and months!”

They are saying that one of many biggest instruments in storytelling is present, don’t inform, and it could be amiss for us to speak about how nice Chronicles is, with out no less than displaying you slightly one thing that it might do. So we’ve created some Chronicles internally that we’d like to share with you!

The Historical past of the Roman Empire – by DimitrisA Screenshot of the History of Rome, a Chronicle created by World Anvil's own Dimitris!

To recount your entire historical past of the Roman Empire isn’t any small job. Dimitris has invited different Anvilities to hitch the challenge, and collectively they’re constructing one thing superb!

The Chronicle makes use of the a number of timelines characteristic to concurrently show the histories of the Roman Empire, the Greek States and the Kingdom of Macedon. The Chronicle additionally makes use of the map markers and interactive map portion of Chronicles to permit readers to view the places of historic occasions and battles.

However why describe it to you after we can present you as a substitute? One of many nice options of Chronicles is that you would be able to share your work with only a single hyperlink, so long as it’s set to public!

If you happen to’d like to take a look at Dimitris’ Historical past of the Roman Empire – you are able to do so right here.

A Trendy Historical past of Frasfu – by Ondo (Roc)

It’s possible you’ll already pay attention to Ondo and Black Mild. They not too long ago joined World Anvil as a full-time Group Member (after not too long ago graduating!) however have been a part of the group for some time now.

Frasfu is among the worlds that characteristic prominently inside Ondo’s Black Mild, their most important world on World Anvil. Ondo describes Frasfu as:

“Frasfu is a medieval fantasy planet that’s a part of the science fantasy universe of Black Mild. It’s probably the most numerous planet when it comes to species, with 9 totally different sapient species. Magic on this world is called Selenurgy, and it’s all about utilizing magical moonlight-activated stones.”

Ondo’s Chronicle focuses on the initially supposed use for the characteristic, specializing in retelling the historical past of your personal world. They make wonderful use of the map marker characteristic, connecting a number of timeline occasions to 1 marker, to characterize the totally different occasions which have occurred in the identical place, in addition to embedding their articles for curious readers to study extra!

All of that is linked to a completely attractive map that basically shows the artistic thoughts behind Black Mild.

You possibly can discover Frasfu for your self by clicking this hyperlink.

Outdated Faculty Runescape Quests – Ayydam (Adam)

It may be of no shock to most of you, however the majority of us on the World Anvil workforce completely love Runescape. Among the workforce even nonetheless play Outdated Faculty Runescape! (We’re previous, okay?)

You will have seen our integration with J1mmy, on his By Launch collection wherein he completes each Runescape quest within the order that they have been launched. It’s possible you’ll even see World Anvil pop up on another Runescape creators within the coming months…

The mixing impressed Adam, one of many World Anvil workforce, to create a Chronicle that featured the abundance of quests that seem the world over of Outdated Faculty Runescape.

This Chronicle makes use of the timeline characteristic to show the date wherein the hunt was launched, then makes use of the maps characteristic to show the place on the earth these quests may be began. Nevertheless, some Runescape quests don’t start within the overworld. That is the place one other nice characteristic from Chronicles comes into play – the power to have a number of maps. 

By clicking on a quest that begins in a location that isn’t the overworld, Chronicles can instantly take the reader to the proper map. 

However don’t simply take our phrase for it. Check out the historical past of Outdated Faculty Runescape Quests right here.

Get Began on Your Journey to Chronomancy!

Have these Chronicles impressed you to create your personal? We definitely hope so! Chronicles is accessible for all Grasp+ Guild Members, so in case you’re not already a Grasp, however you’re itching to create your personal Chronicle – improve now!

We additionally don’t wish to depart you out to dry, so we’ve created some various supplies for Chronicle, to assist all you several types of learners on the market!

Check out our video tutorial right here:

Or in case you favor to study through studying, we even have our Codex web page right here.



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