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 […]

Competition: World Building With Words

Competition: World Building With Words

The World Builders Guild has launched it’s first competition and I’m inviting you to enter. The aim of this competition is to encourage the world builders out there to collaborate with artists from The WBGuild and create a description for a new environment/location. Prizes The winner will be announced in the WBGuild journal along with […]

How To Design A Town The Fantastic Maps Way

How To Design A Town The Fantastic Maps Way

Jonathan Roberts of Fantastic Maps has published a fantastic quick tutorial that teaches you how to design a town. I’ve been a fan of Jonathan’s work for a long time especially since he was commissioned to produce The Lands Of Fire And Ice.  I’ve also been playing with the idea of focusing my whole world […]