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 […]
Great Map Resources and Tutorials If you’re looking for a little something to spice up your maps then here are 22 great map resources that I’ve collected from around the web. Most are free but I've also included a couple of premium options when they've been great.
The following is an interview with creature creator Kathryn Zalecka. I've long been a fan of Kathryn's art style but especially a fan of her main race the Easkull, so I was rather excited when she agreed to do this interview. However, I must make a public apology to Kathryn as this interview was done […]
For those of you who don't know The World Builders Guild ran it's first competition over the past few months. The aim of the competition was to write a location/environment article based upon one of 10 different images pre-selected by the judges. A number of kind DeviantART artists granted the guild permission to use their […]
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 […]
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 […]