Offering World Building Info Outside of a Story

SF Signal just ran an interesting article in its “Mind Meld” feature area called The Rules of Worldbuilding. This article quotes “rules” from various sf authors, giving their take on do’s and don’ts in this area. One author, Robert Bennett, touched on something that I think applies especially to people who approach fiction writing from a […]

Bored of SimCity? Try Banished The Video Game

Bored of SimCity? Try Banished The Video Game

If you love the idea of building your own town then you will LOVE this game. Banished is a city-building strategy game that is all about life and survival as you control a group of exiled travellers who decide to build their own city. The object of this game is to keep the population alive […]

Are Elvish, Klingon, Dothraki and Na’vi real languages?

If you’ve watched Lord Of The Rings, Star Trek, Avatar or other fantasy and sci-fi films then you maybe wondering if the languages spoken by the characters are real languages, or are the actors merely speaking gibberish? This is a great video by John McWhorter that firsts asks if these are real languages before breaking down […]

Help grow a fantasy village with Facebook

Help grow a fantasy village with Facebook

Ed: This is a guest post by James Vernon from the Eleajia project The Eleajia project is an experiment in community village building for a fantasy world. The project came into being because from the very moment I started thinking about The Three Moons Realm (the land Eleajia resides) I wanted to really build a […]