Zergrinch Posted January 18, 2015 Report Share Posted January 18, 2015 In this thread, I gather together the various conventions pertaining to time that Kyle has given out. TIME SYSTEM Each day has 24 hours, each hour has 60 minutes, and each minute has 60 seconds. Each year has 13 months, and each month has 28 days, for a total of 364 days/year. I neglected to ask Kyle about weeks in relation to days and months. Based on D&D conventions, each combat round, in which characters can make a move and take 1 action, 1 bonus action, and 1 reaction, consists of 6 seconds. CALENDAR: YEARS Elves: Calendar is based on number of years since the great temple Raren Aethel, dedicated to the spirit which created all Elves, was destroyed by an orakin army (SRA - Succeeding Raren Aethel) Dwarves: Calender is based on number of years after the first stone was laid at the ancient Dwarven fortress of Faldir Mun (FSFM - First Stone Faldir Mun) Dragons: Calender is based on number of years since the dissolution of the Dragon Council, and civil wars broke out between dragon kin of different colors (PES - Post Earth Shatter) Humans: Calendar is based on number of years after the establishment of the first human-controlled kingdom (IS - Individual Sovereignty) CALENDAR: MONTHS AND DAYS Month names are yet to be determined. Our convention of January, February, March, etc. is based on Roman system, and therefore won't be the same. Day names are yet to be determined. Our convention of Sunday, Monday, etc. is based on Norse mythology, and therefore will have to be changed. SEASONS In the Northern continent, the lunar cycle is rapidly approaching the Seeding Moon, a phase which is is normally celebrated by the followers of the goddess Veldora, as a time to plant crops. HOLIDAYS Each deity has an associated Holy day celebrated by its adherents. The list of holy days is yet to be determined. Each locality has its own local holidays, such as Winter Fest for Old Port. AGE EQUIVALENCY AND LIFESPANKyle is not using Kandric Saga age-equivalency conventions. What follows below is information culled from the 5th Edition Players Handbook Dragonborn mature quickly, attaining the size and development of a 10-year old human child by 3. They reach adulthood by 15, and live to be around 80. Dwarves mature at the same rate as humans. They are considered young until 50, and live an average of 350 years. Elves are considered children until they declare themselves adults, sometime after age 100. Elves can live to be 750 years. Gnomes mature at the same rate as humans. They are expected to settle down to an adult life by 40, and live from 350 to almost 500 years. Half-Elves mature at the same rate as humans. They reach adulthood at around 20, and live to over 180 years. Half-Orcs mature at around age 14, age noticeably faster than humans, and rarely live over 75 years. Halflings reach adulthood at 20 and live into the middle of their second century (i.e. 250 years). Humans reach adulthood in their late teens and live less than a century. Tieflings mature at the same rate as humans, but live a few years longer. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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