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silver_wolf
19-12-07, 21:40
I quickly Googled "underworlds" and found that there are tons of them!
Aztec mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aztec_mythology): Mictlan (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mictlan)
Babylonian mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babylonian_mythology): Kurnugia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurnugia)
Buddhist mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhist_mythology) :Naraka (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naraka_%28Buddhism%29) (also Nirvana)
Celtic mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celtic_mythology) :Annwn (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annwn), Mag Mell (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mag_Mell)
Chinese mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_mythology) :Diyu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diyu)
Christian mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_mythology) :Hades (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hades_in_Christianity), Heaven (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heaven), Hell (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hell_in_Christian_beliefs), Limbo (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limbo), Paradise (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paradise), Purgatory (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purgatory)
Egyptian mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egyptian_mythology): Aaru (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaru), Anubis (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anubis), Duat (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duat), Neter-khertet (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neter-khertet)
Estonian mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Estonian_mythology): Toonela (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Estonian_mythology) Fijian mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fijian_mythology)
Finnish mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finnish_mythology) :Tuonela (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuonela)
Greek mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greek_mythology): Elysium (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elysium), Hades (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hades), Tartarus (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tartarus)
Hebrew Biblical mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hebrew_Biblical_mythology) :Sheol (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheol), Gehenna (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gehenna)
Hindu mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindu_mythology) :Amaravati (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amaravati), Bhogavati (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhogavati), Naraka (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naraka), Soma (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soma), Svarga (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Svarga)
Inca mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inca_mythology): Uku Pacha (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uku_Pacha)
Inuit mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inuit_mythology): Adlivun (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adlivun)
Islamic mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamic_mythology): Jahannam (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jahannam), Narr (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narr), Jannah (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jannah), Barzakh (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barzakh), Araf (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Araf)
Japanese mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_mythology): Yomi (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yomi)
Latvian mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latvian_mythology) :Aizsaule (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aizsaule)
Mapuche mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mapuche_mythology) :Pellumawida (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Pellumawida&action=edit), Degin (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Degin&action=edit), Wenuleufu (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wenuleufu&action=edit), Ngullchenmaiwe (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ngullchenmaiwe&action=edit)
Mayan mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayan_mythology): Metnal (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metnal), Xibalba (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xibalba)
Melanesian mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melanesian_mythology) (includes Fijian): Bulu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulu), Burotu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burotu), Murimuria (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murimuria), Nabangatai (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nabangatai), Tuma (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Tuma&action=edit) Norse mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norse_mythology): Gimlé (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giml%C3%A9), Hel (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hel_%28realm%29), Niflheim (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niflheim), Valhalla (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valhalla), Vingólf (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ving%C3%B3lf)
Oromo mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Oromo_mythology&action=edit) :Ekera (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ekera&action=edit)
Philippine mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_mythology) :Kasanaan (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Kasanaan&action=edit), Empiyerno (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Empiyerno&action=edit)
Polynesian mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polynesian_mythology): Avaiki (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avaiki), Bulotu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulotu), Iva (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Iva_%28mythology%29&action=edit), Lua-o-Milu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lua-o-Milu), Nga- Atua (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Nga-_Atua&action=edit), Pulotu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulotu), Rangi Tuarea (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Rangi_Tuarea&action=edit), Te Toi-o-nga-Ranga (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Te_Toi-o-nga-Ranga&action=edit), Uranga-o-Te-Ra (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uranga-o-Te-Ra)
Pueblo mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Pueblo_mythology&action=edit) :Shipap (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Shipap&action=edit)
Roman mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_mythology) :Avernus (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avernus), Hades (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hades), Pluto (mythology) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pluto_%28mythology%29)
Slavic mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slavic_mythology): Peklo (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Peklo&action=edit)
Sumerian mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sumerian_mythology) :Dilmun (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dilmun), Kur (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kur), Ki-Gal (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ki-Gal&action=edit)
Vodou mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Vodou_mythology&action=edit): Guinee (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guinee)
Wagawaga mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wagawaga_mythology&action=edit): Hiyoyoa (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Hiyoyoa&action=edit)
As you can see, there is tons of potential for a huge and varied game, assuming we visit more than one underworld.

tranniversary119
19-12-07, 21:41
Amazing! :D But where only focusing on the Mayan underworlds after all the game is based around the Mayan Calendar.

silver_wolf
19-12-07, 21:42
But I seem to remember Justin saying that we will be visiting many underworlds?

Carbonek_0051
19-12-07, 21:43
I'm sure they will include as many as possible...

But they will chose the most well known ones...

Good Find though!:D

tranniversary119
19-12-07, 21:44
Well there's many "Mayan Underworlds" we were learning about them today in class i made a thread about it. There's 9 underworlds. So that means we might be visiting well 9 underworlds.

silver_wolf
19-12-07, 21:44
This opens up many possible locations: Rome, return to Egypt, Japan, China, India, and many more! :D I'm getting too excited, CD probably hasn't seen any of this :(
Well there's many "Mayan Underworlds" we were learning about them today in class i made a thread about it. There's 9 underworlds. So that means we might be visiting well 9 underworlds.
yeah, you're probably right. but the whole game can't be in Mexico...

tranniversary119
19-12-07, 21:48
Well I'm sure there's more places other than Mexico she will have to visit. But like i said before the plot simply only says the mayan calendar. So sadly the only underworlds will be visiting is the Mayan's. I think it's a great idea though! :)

Carbonek_0051
19-12-07, 21:49
Maybe we will visit many underworls from the mayans but she will find connections to other ones like the whole monomyth thing....;)

gotha-666
19-12-07, 22:40
well, they said that the mayan underworld will be a tiny part of the game, so there will be many other underworlds

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many underworlds = many levels

many levels = perfect tr game

:D

Earthcane
19-12-07, 23:29
U m, Gaelic Underworld: Tir Na nOg.... :pi:

Twilight
19-12-07, 23:39
u sure theres not 1 with 50 names? like the way ppl refer to "god"
"the lord, god, ala, man upstairs"

rr_carroll
20-12-07, 00:52
silver wolf, help us out, there should be line feeds befor Fijian & Norse.

aussie500
20-12-07, 03:29
I quickly Googled "underworlds" and found that there are tons of them!

Aztec mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aztec_mythology): Mictlan (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mictlan)
Babylonian mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babylonian_mythology): Kurnugia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurnugia)
Buddhist mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhist_mythology) :Naraka (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naraka_%28Buddhism%29) (also Nirvana)
Celtic mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celtic_mythology) :Annwn (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annwn), Mag Mell (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mag_Mell)
Chinese mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_mythology) :Diyu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diyu)
Christian mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_mythology) :Hades (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hades_in_Christianity), Heaven (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heaven), Hell (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hell_in_Christian_beliefs), Limbo (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limbo), Paradise (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paradise), Purgatory (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purgatory)
Egyptian mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egyptian_mythology): Aaru (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaru), Anubis (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anubis), Duat (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duat), Neter-khertet (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neter-khertet)
Estonian mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Estonian_mythology): Toonela (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Estonian_mythology) Fijian mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fijian_mythology)
Finnish mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finnish_mythology) :Tuonela (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuonela)
Greek mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greek_mythology): Elysium (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elysium), Hades (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hades), Tartarus (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tartarus)
Hebrew Biblical mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hebrew_Biblical_mythology) :Sheol (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheol), Gehenna (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gehenna)
Hindu mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindu_mythology) :Amaravati (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amaravati), Bhogavati (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhogavati), Naraka (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naraka), Soma (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soma), Svarga (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Svarga)
Inca mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inca_mythology): Uku Pacha (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uku_Pacha)
Inuit mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inuit_mythology): Adlivun (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adlivun)
Islamic mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamic_mythology): Jahannam (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jahannam), Narr (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narr), Jannah (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jannah), Barzakh (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barzakh), Araf (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Araf)
Japanese mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_mythology): Yomi (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yomi)
Latvian mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latvian_mythology) :Aizsaule (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aizsaule)
Mapuche mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mapuche_mythology) :Pellumawida (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Pellumawida&action=edit), Degin (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Degin&action=edit), Wenuleufu (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wenuleufu&action=edit), Ngullchenmaiwe (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ngullchenmaiwe&action=edit)
Mayan mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayan_mythology): Metnal (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metnal), Xibalba (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xibalba)
Melanesian mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melanesian_mythology) (includes Fijian): Bulu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulu), Burotu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burotu), Murimuria (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murimuria), Nabangatai (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nabangatai), Tuma (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Tuma&action=edit) Norse mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norse_mythology): Gimlé (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giml%C3%A9), Hel (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hel_%28realm%29), Niflheim (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niflheim), Valhalla (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valhalla), Vingólf (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ving%C3%B3lf)
Oromo mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Oromo_mythology&action=edit) :Ekera (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ekera&action=edit)
Philippine mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_mythology) :Kasanaan (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Kasanaan&action=edit), Empiyerno (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Empiyerno&action=edit)
Polynesian mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polynesian_mythology): Avaiki (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avaiki), Bulotu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulotu), Iva (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Iva_%28mythology%29&action=edit), Lua-o-Milu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lua-o-Milu), Nga- Atua (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Nga-_Atua&action=edit), Pulotu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulotu), Rangi Tuarea (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Rangi_Tuarea&action=edit), Te Toi-o-nga-Ranga (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Te_Toi-o-nga-Ranga&action=edit), Uranga-o-Te-Ra (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uranga-o-Te-Ra)
Pueblo mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Pueblo_mythology&action=edit) :Shipap (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Shipap&action=edit)
Roman mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_mythology) :Avernus (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avernus), Hades (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hades), Pluto (mythology) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pluto_%28mythology%29)
Slavic mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slavic_mythology): Peklo (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Peklo&action=edit)
Sumerian mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sumerian_mythology) :Dilmun (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dilmun), Kur (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kur), Ki-Gal (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ki-Gal&action=edit)
Vodou mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Vodou_mythology&action=edit): Guinee (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guinee)
Wagawaga mythology (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wagawaga_mythology&action=edit): Hiyoyoa (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Hiyoyoa&action=edit)As you can see, there is tons of potential for a huge and varied game, assuming we visit more than one underworld.



Lara will be exploring the underworlds of different ancient civilisations, not the underworld as perceived by different religions and cultures, there will not be quite that many, since a lot of those in the list are in the same physical region.

GodOfLight
20-12-07, 08:13
Well I'm sure there's more places other than Mexico she will have to visit. But like i said before the plot simply only says the mayan calendar. So sadly the only underworlds will be visiting is the Mayan's. I think it's a great idea though! :)

sorry, but this statement is total rubbish :)

the Legend, Anniversary, and Underworld stories will all revolve around this connection with Avalon, Atlantis, and a mono-myth. The idea of the Mayan Calendar will play a part in this, but it defenetly wont be the only Underworld or only civilization Lara explores... otherwise CD would never have built up this idea of all civilizations being connected with the Legend and TRA story :wve:

rowanlim
20-12-07, 11:11
This is so interesting! really cool...more exploring...we're getting into the groove man! :tmb: :yah: