The Rest of the World

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This page contains information about the "rest of the world" as known by the residents of Hope Island. Still a work in progress!

Places

The Cali States

Home to a weird cult of wastelanders who collect bottlecaps. Uses Bears (gold, approximately quarter-sized) and Eagles (silver, approximately nickel-sized, ten to the bear) Currency is considered equivalent to Puget Sound currency.

The Cape Cod Area

Uses Lobster Tails (gold, lobster-tail shaped coinage, approximately half-dollar size) and Cod Scales (silver, scale-shaped coinage, approximately dime-sized, twenty to the lobster tail). Currency is considered equivalent to Chesapeake Bay currency.

The Chesapeake Bay

Uses Blue Crabs (gold, blue crab stamped coinage, approximately half-dollar size) and Oysters (silver, approximately dime-sized, twenty to the blue crab). Currency is considered equivalent to Cape Cod currency.

The Federated States

A series of city-states along the Arkan River. Uses Federated States Dollars (silver, approximately nickel-sized).

The Puget Sound

The area dominated by the cities of Seatac and Vancouver. Uses Kitsap Salmon (gold, approximately quarter-sized) and Trout (silver, approximately nickel-sized, ten to the salmon). Currency is considered equivalent to Cali States currency.

Steelfleet

A shaky but powerful confederation of warlords and city-states along the coastal regions of Western and Middle Africa. Order is maintained through a combination of necessitated trade and the military might of diesel-fuelled ships and vehicles. No currency has been specified, but the region remains rich in crude oil even after the apocalypse.

Bison Peak

A small, relatively peaceful town nestled in the northern Rocky Mountains. Jet grew up there, and he often speaks of it fondly. There's nothing particularly remarkable about the place, but considering some other parts of the world, maybe that's remarkable in and of itself.

Organizations

The Cult of the V8

A cult worshiping old technology. Virgil is a priest of the cult.

Long Company

A merchants' guild based in the Pacific Ocean that specializes in food and old-world salvage. Eschewing currencies, they do all their trade in barter. They've opened a general store in Little Sands, which is operated by Marco.

The Obsidian Brotherhood

A secretive mercenary company active throughout the entire mainland, they are rumored to have strongholds in contemporary New Mexico and the Yucca Mountains. They are rumored to only accept reptiles as members.