| This Year In|
- 1068-1086: The reign of Sh'n Tsung of the Sung Dynasty. Sometime during this period, Chinese Artificers discover a Pattern Realm within which they establish a Construct called Qian-Chengshi ("Thousand City"). Soon the Construct encompasses the Realm.
- The Seljuks conquer Nicaea, but lose it a decade later.
- Japan's Emperor Go-Sanjo abdicates, but continues to rule from the shadows.