In the Cosmic Era, time has been adapted to the Metric system.
Near the end of many a heroic venture or quest a brave band of adventurers upon return will find it necessary to seek out a sage, a wisened person, looking for the answer to a riddle, to decipher a map, or to unlock a geas or curse placed on one of their own. The strangest of quests, those touched by the madness of the fae, the eldritch influence of the outsiders and abominations, and those tainted by the hellish realms, are best met by the mysterious sage known only as Mugwort.
Chartered in Royal Year 618, the Guild of Adventurers Upon Return, was intended as a guideline to deal with and control the increasing number of men and women who were taking up arms and pursuing a career in heroism and adventurism. The guild would police it's own, and function as an odd jobs mercenary corporation, subservient to the crown, and supportive of the clerics.
Post-Racial template for the Cosmic Era
In the Cosmic Era, the Daily Discourse consists of the talking points and dialog guides laid out by the masterminds and controllers behind the media. Here is your opinion, bite sized for easy consumption.
The greedy, obnoxious, exploitative things the entertainment industry does in the Cosmic Era
Able Blank is a disposable asset, a walking talking abomination and crime against humanity.
Also known as a Klein Field Generator, it is one of the few defensive technologies that can withstand high energy and gravitronic weaponry
Nerve Stapling is considered a vile and barbaric act, the orbital lobotomy of the Cosmic Era.
The research and development process is often a lengthy and arduous one. In the Cosmic Era, it is often just a matter of time and luck to see who breaks the next barrier in arcanotech.
A cruiser is a ship capable of extended operations, not requiring regular resupply. Non-Military cruisers are heavy ships operated by megacorps, nations, and other interests, but are not armed.
Epidazzling is a common cosmetic accessory in the Cosmic Era
Pioneering new vistas in technology, the Kanmusu are sentient autonomous ships.
Presented in the Person/Machine/Moment format
Life imitates art, and art imitates life
The virtual battlefields of the of the Cosmic Era
The Wastelands of the Cosmic Era
An arcanotech weapon system, also known as an implosion bomb, a Schwartzchild, or a Corrosion Warhead
Another piece of retrotech favored by wastelander nomads, terrorists, and explorers.
Not every nation and faction can afford supersoldiers, power armor, or mecha. They have to innovate.
When was the last time a character caught a cold or flu? Real people get them every now and again even with solid heating and dry interiors. Your characters are out in the cold and wet, and even inside is not always dry and warm. Imagine having to stop your dungeon crawl, sitting in a tight defensive position, while you all are feverish.