Hey folks, I'm Uberphish (though most folks default to calling me 'Uber'), a writer and worldbuilder, and this is my baby.
Teicna is a fantasy world wherein most of the sapient races are a fair clip through a rousing Industrial Revolution. The gods, nearly all once mortal themselves, are subject to the same flaws and corruptions of any man or woman (or other) down below, making their frequent habits of dabbling in the affairs of mortals all the more problematic.
This setting has been in the works for many years, now, and for the last two or three I've devoted one day a week to putting something
down on paper that explains or expands upon some new element of the world, either through detailed exposition or in-character stories exploring the world from the 'ground floor'. A lot of folks here seem to share my enthusiasm for complex and unique fantasy worlds, and so it only seemed appropriate to share mine here!
You can find my entire gallery, unsorted and scattered with commissioned and original art, in the link up above, but if you want a slightly more curated experience, there are a few separated folders worth looking into: -
- The collection that started things off. These are written as plain exposition or dramatized history, explaining concepts like the creation of the world, how magic functions, what the various continents are, and so on. -
- These are very short stories (rarely much over 2k words) from the perspective of characters within the world of Teicna, from necromancer homicide detectives to vampiric rat-folk freedom fighters, there's (nearly) something for everybody in here. -
- A list of the various deities from across the globe, these entries go into a small amount of detail as to their various aspects (domains, appearance, religious tenets, etc.) to give a clearer idea as to the religious influences the mortals of the world are subject to. -
- And finally, a list of the various races of the world, along with details ranging from their physical appearances to the most common social deviations to how they breed and cope with death. This list is still in the works, and as of this writing is about to pick back up in the coming weeks. When that time comes, I'll be holding strawpolls to determine which race gets covered next, so keep an eye out for those!
There's a lot of content to sort through, as you can see, but the one thing I've always lacked is meaningful, actionable feedback on my work. So if you happen to have some time and want to read about a new Industrial Fantasy setting as it's being developed, I'd love to hear what you have to say about it!