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Why is "brainstorming" in of itself against the rules -- why was my question closed as "opinion based"?

In short, your question seems to be asking to write your world intentions in your stead. Constraints and intentions are a huge part to one's artistic activity, and we can't either reasonably induce or ...
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Are ARG-related questions allowed?

It depends. We don't have any particular prohibitions on asking worldbuilding questions related to an ARG. However, like any other Stack Exchange site, questions need to be more than topically ...
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Why is "brainstorming" in of itself against the rules -- why was my question closed as "opinion based"?

It's All in the Writing So, I think the basic answer to your underlying problem is simply a matter of you writing a query whose form is not a good fit for Worldbuilding. My plan here is to pick out a ...
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Are ARG-related questions allowed?

You're allowed to ask for help developing your world. You are not allowed to ask for help developing your game. There's an important distinction between the game and the world and it's not always ...
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Is there a reason we can't give bounty-like facilities to questions on Worldbuilding?

In the stack exchange model "questions are merely the sand that forms the pearl " of a quality answer. Incoming questions are a universal constant, all around us in countless billions. But ...
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2 votes

Why is "brainstorming" in of itself against the rules -- why was my question closed as "opinion based"?

Stack Exchanges is an opinionated platform. It has been designed to be strict about the questions that are permitted on a site. Certain categories of questions are prohibited sitewide. Important for ...
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Are questions about game mechanics in litrpgs allowed on this site?

TLDR: If you want help examining the impact of your game mechanics upon your fictional world ask away but questions of game design, should not be asked on this site. Most topics can be embedded in a ...
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Why is "brainstorming" in of itself against the rules -- why was my question closed as "opinion based"?

To add to the other answers, Stack Exchange has a number of rules that are the basis for our no brainstorming policy. From the Help Center we read: To prevent your question from being flagged and ...
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Is there a reason we can't give bounty-like facilities to questions on Worldbuilding?

Love your idea, impossible to implement Bounties are part of Stack Exchange. What you're proposing would be a network-wide change. Based on my own experience over on Meta.stackexchange.com, this won't ...
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Are questions about game mechanics in litrpgs allowed on this site?

Asking about game-design can be on-topic World building includes geography, culture and creatures for the world, not to mention magic and planetary physics, in short, everything from the physics ...
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