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How Resources Affect Culture in Worldbuilding

Natural Resources and Trade For some, natural materials and trade routes might be boring. Hear me out! You don’t have to go into detail but it can’t hurt if you want to build a rich world. If you have a large world with different countries and customs,...

How NOT to Draw a Fantasy World

This post will use my own humble efforts to demonstrate how you shouldn’t draw your world. I wanted a big world with lots of different countries, cultures and therefore conflict. I drew my first map on Paint.Net because I’m too hardcore for Paint. I just...

Why History is Important for Worldbuilders

This is what it’s all based on.What else can we base our stories on, whatever the genre? Imagination is always influenced by observing the world around us whether we like it or not. If I wrote a story about people flying, it would be partly because I wanted...

Governments and Social Structures in Your World

After you have decided the big things, the physical world/magical world, you will need to zoom in on your world. If you have a vast world with lots of countries like me, you will need to focus on each one and establish what makes them different. Similarities and...