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Can I ask about invasions?

My position is: 'When in doubt check the official rules'. Invasions are events, so let's take a look at the official rules pertaining to the events. The scope of the WB.SE is described here: ...
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Can I ask about invasions?

No, you can't And I apologize for stating this. You're treating an invasion as if it were a tool. A gun is a tool. A truck is a tool. An invasion is a plan. A specific plan that cannot be ...
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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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Would a very-specific "How would X influence Y" question be closed?

There are plenty of questions asking about the effect of X on Y on this site that are a great fit for this site. There are also plenty of questions asking about the effect of X on Y that are a ...
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Are questions involving mythical creatures on-topic? Is folklore different from 3rd-party worlds?

Very few topics are truly off topic on this site. Questions about myths aren't an exception. For the vast majority of closed questions the problem is the form of the question, rather than the topic. ...
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How far can we push the term worldbuilding?

I remember the Real World Question debate (and we still have problems with it). The basic issue was this: do we want to become the dumping ground for every question every other stack is unwilling to ...
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Could Neverland be built on Worldbuilding Stack Exchange today?

Tautologically So, My Dear Emmerson! Worldbuilding is why we're here. We're here because we do worldbuilding. On to the point-by-point! Definition of Story: Stories are composed of (typically) three ...
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Can I ask about invasions?

There isn't a general invasion. To invade a land you need dislodge the force currently occupying a the land, and impose your own control. You can't plan to dislodge an opposing force without knowing ...
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Can I ask about invasions?

Yes, you can, in some way First, the art of invasion and defending against invasions are part of strategy and tactics, and an important one moreover. This let me follow up with this : The strategy and ...
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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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Are questions involving mythical creatures on-topic? Is folklore different from 3rd-party worlds?

Oh, What a Can of Worms We Weave! Some points to consider: As I understand it, the ACS became a way to legitimise asking queries about the natural evolution of real world mythological creatures, for ...
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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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Would a very-specific "How would X influence Y" question be closed?

"How does X influence Y?" is a type we're familiar with. We call it a high concept question The problem is underscored by your statement, "what if all of the other variables were known? ...
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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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Are questions involving mythical creatures on-topic? Is folklore different from 3rd-party worlds?

I agree with your part and Sphennings's, and, depending on the definitions used, JBH's too. Since putting a myth into a world we create is the act of creating one's own imaginary world, asking about ...
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Could Neverland be built on Worldbuilding Stack Exchange today?

Ok suppose Neverland would not exist yet Q: "Now, the question is very simply; could the imaginary world of Neverland possibly be constructed with Worldbuilding.SE as a tool? The way I think we ...
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How far can we push the term worldbuilding?

By its very nature worldbuilding is a very broad subject. If we define worldbuilding as "establishing some fact about a fictional world", then because everything we, see, do, think, or ...
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How far can we push the term worldbuilding?

The definition I use Worldbuilding Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for writers, artists and others using science, geography and culture to construct imaginary worlds and settings. It's ...
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