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What do users from other Stack Exchange sites think of Worldbuilding Stack Exchange?

We have had a lot of questions reach the Hot Network Questions list recently, which is probably related to the current topic challenge, religion. This means that there are a lot of outside viewers ...
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Is Worldbuilding a What If Site?

A few months back, my participation on this site dropped heavily for various reasons, most of them real life commitments. Now I've come back, and there's something I've noticed. When I left, the site ...
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How curious is too curious?

The fallout from Worse than zombies, part 1, has reminded me that I keep meaning to ask to what extent one can ask question about things they are curious about rather than issue they need answers to. ...
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Questions about single individual actions

The Help secton states that questions are welcome that are about [...] as long as they are not about: Actions of individual characters, rather than elements of the world they inhabit The problem is ...
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Are questions about game mechanics in litrpgs allowed on this site?

In a recent question, the idea of discussing worldbuilding in the context of game mechanics and litrpg things was discussed. KerrAvon2055 and sphennings stated that game mechanics were off limits for ...
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Are questions about characters and personalities on-topic?

A fictional world is more than just the physical setting and the biological and psychological nature of whatever inhabitants it may have, it may also be filled with people, each with their own ...
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Scope clarification discussions

Different subjects are being discussed for a clarification or a re-definition of the scope of the site. We want to have clear lines to separate the questions that are accepted on worldbuilding from ...
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Case Study #3 - James

Part three of the case study series. Part 1 - Tim B Part 2 - Daaaah Whoosh I submit the following for review. What single element could destroy the world? About world building? Insofar as ...
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Case Study Series

As discussed in chat and based on Tim B's recent post , I'd like us to have a series of case studies, where various users of the site post their five top-rated questions (or any five questions of ...
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Case Study #4 - overactor

Part four of the case study series. Part 1 - Tim B Part 2 - Daaaah Whoosh Part 3 - James I submit the following for review. These are my 5 most popular questions order approximately from less to more ...
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