Characters (5) Chats and Forums (5) Created Worlds (108) Demographics (3) Invented Languages (6) Map Making (59) Names (16) Fantasy@ (2) Geofiction@ (34) Science Fiction@ (2) See also: Arts: Literature: Genres (6,538) Games: Roleplaying: Genres (2,944) This category in other languages: Dutch (9) French (16) Criar Mundos – Building Worlds – A step-by-step guide for creating original settings and incorporating realistic details. Various resources and references. In English and Portugese. Fantasy World Building – Step-by-step tutorial for setting design, based on establishing a “world vision” for its cultural/geographic regions. Guidelines For Creating Magic Systems – Compiled suggestions and discussions about the design of magic systems for roleplaying games and literature. Applicable to all genres. Magical World Builder’s Guide – Suggestions for creating consistent magic themes for fantasy settings, as well as general world building advice and resources. Patricia C. Wrede’s Worldbuilder Questions – Advice on creating a believable fantasy world, with a particular eye toward crucial yet easily overlooked details. Rich Staats’ RPG / World Building Articles – Many interesting original and adapted articles of all aspects of gaming worlds, with much of interest to world builders. Timeline Generator – A web-based application that creates generic random events for a nation or region. The user can specify the starting year, number of years, and events per year. World Builder Projects – Starting place for information on how to build an imaginary setting. World Builders – A website supporting a world building distance education course. Reference material, lessons, downloads, and sample worlds. World Building – Contains mainly links to world design related articles and pointers to interesting sites. World Building – An example of designing a planet, from basic physical assumptions to geography to weather systems and archeological remains.