This is a fantastic idea for those of us who prance through the realms of science fiction and fantasy!

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Ah young eager world builders, you have it all:

Characters and character illustrations.

Locations.

Cultures.

Maps.

In depth history, both social and political.

Songs.

Poems.

Famous battles.

Military doctrine.

Technological development.

Extensive timelines and calendars.

Secret histories, conspiracies and legends.

You have it all.

And it is all a big mess.

You keep churning out this stuff, because it is oh so fascinating, but where does it fit in the narrative, or how does it create a coherent whole? I’m sure you have it all figured out in your mind, but it will take more than mental gymnastics to transform megabytes of data into a coherent narrative. Thankfully there is a group of people whose job is to create and organize reams of world building information into useful volumes.

Tabletop RPG Designers.

Any well designed game book, such as a rule book, campaign…

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  1. Thanks for the reblog and welcome to wordpress. :D

  2. That is a great idea, unfortunately tat does not work for me. I’d love to create a world, with different races and everything, but don’t have the mind set to do it. I have created to races though and to put the information in that format would make it tremenously easy to search.

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