Blog Posts - World Building



Roleplaying Outside The Information Age

One of the weird things about worlds like Star Wars and Star Trek - and other Sci Fi universes - is that the technology is super advanced, but if the world came into existence before the late 90s then there was no inkling of what the information age...
by Reality Refracted on Dec 7, 2016

The Worldbuilding Leviathan goes Spanish!

I love how many people have discovered the Worldbuilding Leviathan and I’m always quite chuffed (and just a little bit amazed) whenever someone drops me a line to tell me how useful they’ve found the template. One such person was Juan...
by Belinda Crawford on Jul 17, 2016

Cultural Holidays

Today is, at least at time of reading on the East Coast, Canada Day. Monday is the 4th of July, also known as Indepedence Day to those in the United States. Both days are important days in the countries signifying when they became sovereign states an...
by Reality Refracted on Jul 1, 2016

Building A World: Selanria

I talked last week about Campaign Cartographer and my on going quest to get good at mapping. This past week I've had a side project: the world of Selanria. It started as an attempt to practice Campaign Cartographer more. Get better at layering contou...
by Reality Refracted on May 27, 2016

Many UK urban areas fail superfast broadband test

Tests on 42 towns and cities across the UK suggest almost half have average broadband speeds below 24Mbps. Hull, with an average of 12.4Mbps, is the UK’s slowest city, according to comparison site uSwitch, which conducted the tests. London and...
by Dyenamic Solutions on May 15, 2016

On starcats, worldbuilding and cinematic storytelling

This is a reposting of an interview I conducted as part of the launch of Leonie Roger’s second book, Frontier Resistance, and has been edited to reflect the growing list of Leonie’s published works. Starcats are the kind of animals that...
by Belinda Crawford on Jan 4, 2016

Craft the World Hints & Tips

As I mentioned in my previous post, I’ve been playing a lot of Craft the World of late, and it The post Craft the World Hints & Tips appeared first on The Zombie Chimp.
by The Zombie Chimp on Dec 29, 2015

Craft the World Review

I spent most of the past few days playing Craft the World, a world building sim that’s a mix of Dwarf Fortress, Dungeon Keeper and Minecraft. This type of thing is normally what happens when you mix together a steam sale, a trip away with only my...
by The Zombie Chimp on Dec 29, 2015

Fast broadband – pipedream or reality?

Every UK home and business will have fast broadband. David Cameron said “Just as our forebears effectively brought gas, electricity and water to all, we’re going to bring fast broadband to every home and business that wants it.” As...
by Dyenamic Solutions on Nov 25, 2015

Defining Human

After a recent break from writing, I’m back in the chair and am assessing my unfinished stories and the world I’ve forged around them. One story in particular, The Rage Within, was written to explore a race called the Dagorans. They are a gray-sk...
by Mythic Scribes on Jul 26, 2015

Gunscape, A World-Building FPS

Blowfish Studios sat down and wondered what it would be like if there was a game with the world building properties of Minecraft all squashed together with the elements of a first person shooter. Then they stopped thinking about it, and started to co...
by The Zombie Chimp on Jul 15, 2015

Gunscape, A World-Building FPS

Blowfish Studios sat down and wondered what it would be like if there was a game with the world building properties of Minecraft all squashed together with the elements of a first person shooter. Then they stopped thinking about it, and started to co...
by The Zombie Chimp on Jul 15, 2015

New UK broadband switching rules come into effect

UK broadband customers can now start the process of switching broadband supplier with one phone call. The changes are designed to make it easier to change broadband suppliers. The simpler rules replace the previous “confusing” set-up, und...
by Dyenamic Solutions on Jun 22, 2015

Greek God Muscle Building Program

Greek God Muscle Building Program The Greek God Muscle Building Program Is A Workout And Nutrition Plan Geared Towards Building Muscle Strategically While Staying Lean For The Aesthetic Look Of A Greek God. For Proven Resources And Swipes, Visit R...
by BDPlay.Com on Mar 4, 2015

US Hindu Temple Wall GET OUT video mp4 HD 3gp download

US Hindu Temple Wall GET OUT video mp4 HD 3gp download being today trending news. Report of a Hindu temple in India after US sabotage link response. Washington hate messages and swastikas spray painted a Hindu temple, the Maha Shivaratri festival has...
by Today Trending News on Feb 18, 2015

To Build a World

One of the most enjoyable aspects of writing a story is building the setting. Even if you’re not writing a fantasy tale, there’s no escaping the task of world building. Every story takes place within a particular setting, in a … Con...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Oct 14, 2014

World Trade Center named tallest US building

The post World Trade Center named tallest US building appeared first on Nigeriana. An expert committee of architects has confirmed that New York’s World Trade Center is the nation’s tallest building, Skynews reports. The ruling... Read More...
by Jobs & Scholarships in Nigeria on Nov 13, 2013

A world-building template for when you’re on the go

Patricia C. Wrede’s Fantasy World-building questions are great, and the World-building Leviathan is equally awesome, but there are times when they just don’t hit the spot. Like, when you’re halfway (or more) into your novel and you...
by Belinda Crawford on Sep 20, 2013

The World-building Leviathan and a Scrivener template

Created by Kitty Chandler at KittySpace, the World-building Leviathan is a great method of world-building while  developing your plot. The best thing is, it’s non-genre-specific so you can use it without feeling restricted by your chosen genre...
by Belinda Crawford on Aug 4, 2013

Where Would We Be Without Words?

We create with words. Even non-writers create worlds, meanings, stories with their spoken words. When we are not speaking or writing our own words, we are steeped in the words of others — books, songs, movies, telelvision, overheard conversatio...
by Bertram's Blog on Jul 30, 2013


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