RetRollSpective – The Marblebase

Hello and welcome to another RetRollSpective, where we reflect on the history of marble athletes that have competed in the tournaments of Jelle’s Marble Runs. This time, we’re not going to focus on the history of marble athletes, but on The Marblebase, the unofficial Discord server for all things Jelle’s Marble Runs. Read on toContinue reading “RetRollSpective – The Marblebase”

Top of the Meowntain

There are races where nothing happens, And there are turns where a season happens. Twenty racers will roll onto Felynia’s Mirage Meowntain circuit this weekend in the most competitive Marbula One season ever. It’s big enough news that the race will decide the season-long struggle between the Crazy Cat’s Eyes and the O’rangers. Even moreContinue reading “Top of the Meowntain”

A Farewell From Felynia

Friday, 10 September 2021, 1:49 PM Felynia Standard Time Fireworks are still setting off from the roof of Felynia Coliseum, dotting the dimming burnt sierra sky with pupils of color as I open my bag, searching for my press pass as I descend the stands towards the arena. A security officer, who I recognize asContinue reading “A Farewell From Felynia”

Under Fire, They Roll On

“No, I don’t think I will.” In the aftermath of an event their team had just fallen apart in, Coach Quickly of the Savage Speeders was completely blindsided by Coach Rango of the O’rangers, who had just secured their team a gold medal in that same event. Going into Event 15 of the 2019 MarbleContinue reading “Under Fire, They Roll On”

In the Mo(mo)ment

This article was originally published in Marbles Today, a community-run newspaper created and edited by u/TheFlute20. Saturday, August 7th, 7:18 Felyni Standard Time (FST) I arrived promptly at 1:08 pm outside a skybox in Felynia Coliseum, reserved for a private event. As my ticket was scanned for entry, I was given a small box ofContinue reading “In the Mo(mo)ment”

Something Wicked This Way Rolls

From the journals of Aleister Crolley, paranormal investigator To you, dear Reader, who holds this work in your hands: You, like I, must have wondered about the mystery of the Halloween Races, those bouts whose footage we see in bits and pieces at the end of October. Uploaded online and spread through word of mouth,Continue reading “Something Wicked This Way Rolls”

Victory

Pamplemousse lost something near and dear to their heart the night they snuck into the Hazers’ building in the Athlete’s Village. When Hazy knocked them out of the building, their ticket to the final Marblocross event fell off from their side. Despite their insistence today, Pamplemousse was given a stern answer by the security marbles:Continue reading “Victory”

The Race of Our Lives

Sixteen racers will take to the Marblocross track on Friday. On that day, eleven of them can win the Marble League Championship for their team. For nine of them, that victory would be their team’s first. But which racers did the teams choose? Once chosen, how are they training for what will be a career defining racing for each of them? Find out in the Project Marblearth Short Story, The Race Of Our Lives.

The Teams You’ll Miss in the 2021 Marble League – Group B

This article focuses on the six teams in Group B that failed to qualify. For the article that focuses on the six teams in Group A that failed to qualify, click here. After months of waiting to see which teams would compete in the 2021 Marble League, we finally know the sixteen teams that haveContinue reading “The Teams You’ll Miss in the 2021 Marble League – Group B”

The Teams You’ll Miss in the 2021 Marble League – Group A

This article focuses on the six teams in Group A that failed to qualify. For the article that focuses on the six teams in Group B that failed to qualify, click here. After months of waiting to see which teams would compete in the 2021 Marble League, we finally know the sixteen teams that haveContinue reading “The Teams You’ll Miss in the 2021 Marble League – Group A”

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