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Answering badly researched questions

Generally lack of research on its own is no reason for closure. In principle any worldbuilding question can be answered with a deep enough research. Sometimes the research is just high school level, ...
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Planet of the Aves Series

In order of oldest to newest; Planet of the Aves: First Steps Planet of the Aves: Quadrabirds Planet of the Aves: Aquabirds Planet of the Aves: Low tech Weaponry Planet of the Aves: Medieval Armor ...
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Story-Go-Round Background & Info

Theories Ideas of why things are the way they are, without having to explicitly say it in the story. These are not official canon, but more ideas to give the world some background. If something in the ...
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Answering badly researched questions

If you mouse-over a question's down-vote arrow you'll discover it says... This question does not show any research effort; it is unclear and not useful. If I remember correctly, Stack Exchange ...
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Answering badly researched questions

This is exactly what comments are for. The comment section is designed to communicate with the querent so we can point out things like research deficiencies. The best way to handle these kinds of ...
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Story-Go-Round Background & Info

Things & Items & Animals Here you find info on things and items specific to our world & story. Spire-Trees kilometers high thick trunks delicious scent Fire Root when boiled makes a ...
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Story-Go-Round Background & Info

Concepts Here you find info on different concepts of our world & story. Voidships vessels full of advanced technology in order to serve on these vessels one must pass The Five Challenges The ...
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Story-Go-Round Background & Info

Locations Here you find info on the locations of our story. World (no designation as of now) several moons, not all of them visible at once lavender horizon at early morning Arcologies People ...
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Sci-Fi science: Physics of Impossibru: The series

The explanation I was going to put in the chat room might be better served here. I general, the format of posting a worked up detailed idea for SF authors is not a question. For your first exhibit, ...
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Can We Build Series

The Questions in order of appearance are as follows; 1 - Can we build Noah's Ark 2 - Can We build an always changing Maze 3 - Can We Build Erebor 4 - Can we build a roguelike maze? 5 - Can we build a ...
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Biology of Fantasy: Let's Get Real, Shall We?

Those You Can Find on The Worldbuilding Stack Exchange Centaur Angel Dwarf Mer Elf Reindeer And This You Can Find on Medium Biology of Fantasy: Let's Get Real, Shall We?
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Common and More in Depth Resources for World Building

Linguistics Conlang Making Zompist : Home of the Language Contruction Kit
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Story-Go-Round Background & Info

Characters Here you find info on the characters of our story. Bremdag (He) Age: 27 cycles Carries: bag(food for several days), water skin, bow, quiver, long knife, Staff, charged Phylactery, , jar of ...
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Should we have some Guidelines to Creating Magical Creatures?

Yes, a meta post with generic "Workarounds" for magic and creature-design would be a great resource The advantage I see is that we can easily point people to it in different situations: the ...
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Story-Go-Round Background & Info

Timeline To help keep track of where different groups are at different times. Above the line is used for Bremdag and whoever is with him. Below the line is for other people/groups. I will try and ...
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Story-Go-Round Background & Info

Culture/Society Here you can find info on various aspects and concepts relating to the society our characters live in/left. The Rite / The Five Challenges A collection of 5 challenges that need be ...
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Welcome to Worldbuilding.SE!

ThorstenS added this to the original, but I'd like everyone's thoughts. I'm not sure that "per default, reality-based" is correct. ADDITION from me, ThorstenS himself: You seem to have missed ...
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Should we have some Guidelines to Creating Magical Creatures?

Please don't People who like sci-fi are very familiar with Clarke's Third Law: Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. There is a less well known counterpart, but ...
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Megacity Shapes Series

Here is what I've got so far (I've just started the series earlier this week), but more will come: Episode 1: Population Capacity How many people can live and work inside each shape? Episode 2: ...
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Common and More in Depth Resources for World Building

Planetary Sciences Planet Mapping Cartographers Guild : Site to learn how to make a map Map to Globe : Turn your equirectangular maps into a sphere
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Great Lakes Earth Series

On other sites Great Lakes Earth: Geography Great Lakes Earth: Solar System Asia, Great Lakes Earth Africa, Great Lakes Earth Pangaea, Great Lakes Earth Timeline of Great Lakes Earth's ...
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