Welcome to the newest post on Universe Factory, the blog of the Worldbuilding community:
Fantastical Evolution: A Perfect, Unreasonable New standard & Alternatives by Suman Jampala (new contributor!)
Welcome to what I hope is the first in a series on worldbuilding process by our newest contributor, Suman Jampala:
World building is crucial for the science fiction and fantasy genre, where the world of earth may be anywhere from barely sufficient to extremely important ( in genres such as steam punk, dieselpunk or cyberpunk ). As such, world builders take great pains to ensure the uniqueness, appeal, scientific realism and wonder of their worlds. This article proposes a method to approach fantastical works, through a concentrated focus on world building.
Given my interest in the world of hard magic ( as opposed to soft magic ), I began to come across a series of revelations and ideas that I have employed to work on my own projects. I would like to share these in the hope that they will be useful for fellow world builders, get feedback from them so I can improve upon them, and work toward a better world for all world builders.
Tags: Worldbuilding, Science Fiction
Previous post: Narok Ra Zorda by gryphon
Narork ra zorda is a dwarven board game so popular as to be ubiquitous in dwarven culture. It is a strategy game with elements of chance that allow for millions of possible starting configurations. The name literally means “stones and sticks”.
Tags: Gaming, Board Games
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Golden Sails part 5 (conclusion)
Harmony, part 2
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