Technology Index

Some technologies were given to people by the deities. Other technologies were discovered later. Some were forgotten and rediscovered. So technology overlaps with history.

It also overlaps with anthropology, because technologies and societies shape each other.

But because technology is always one of the defining characteristics of any fantasy world, we’ll give it its own category.

And sub categories…


The domestication of animals and plants forms the foundation of all civilizations and herding societies.


Before beginning any story, I have to figure out what the characters are wearing.

Construction and Materials

Stuff is made from other stuff. It’s hard to separate stuff from the stuff it’s made from, so I’m stuffing them both into one sub-category.

Coming Later in 2014


Commerce and Transportation

Once the cultures of Edgewhen met, they began trading goods.