Shared setting assumptions for the D&D Next game utilizing Plot Points, to allow others to try their hand at being DM.
The essential themes surrounding the setting.
Wuxia – Main story is asia based high-fantasy
Megafauna – The world is overrun/inhabited by dinosaurs & dragons etc.
Otherworld – The only other realm/plane/dimension, and original origin of demons and fae
Ley Lines – Essential part of the infrastructure, allowing “teleportation” on connected spots. See waypoints from Diablo
The preconditions of the story.
Magic – Is everywhere and belief/awareness is common, but users/items are uncommon
Religion – Is a regional thing; there are plenty of faiths, but no current D&D style gods
Themes – Adventure, discovery, hostile world, survival & war
Mood – Dangerous and Exotic
Guidance – Character driven response to events. Loose end
The fundamental aspects of the world