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 […]
This is a question I've long asked myself, should we use World Building or Worldbuilding? Over the past few years the Worldbuilding community has begun to mature online and I've settled on my preferred version. When relating to the art, science and hobby of creating fictional worlds I use the term "worldbuilding" and have been […]
I haven’t done a weapon post in a while, because I like to bring something to the table that might not be common knowledge. As much as I could wax lyrical about basic sword fighting techniques or go on at length about my favourite kind of axe, it’s all stuff that most gamers will be […]
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 […]
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.