worldbuilding help

  • If you are still having issues editing your post, please try the following:
    1. Do a hard refresh of your browser to clear your cache.
    2. Change your username to include only alphanumeric characters, spaces, underscores, and dashes. Special characters are messing with things.
  • Top RP Sites
    Did you know that the Top Ten RP list helps to get us tons of cool new members? Vote every day in July and lets see if we can get #1!
  1. Villamvihar

    Create an Event #13

    Using your own imagination, create a significant event that is connected to the picture above in some way. Remember that this connection does not have to be the event taking place nearby or the event having created this situation. As an optional challenge, use the following words in your...
  2. Minibit

    Creating Holidays # 19: The Future!

    The idea of knowing the future has fascinated humanity for a long time. We read palms, clouds, and tea leaves, we look for signs in dead birds and broken mirrors and rain, and whether they have basis or not, it usually gives people a sense of stability if they think they know what to expect from...
  3. Minibit

    Creating Holidays #18: Games!

    Holidays are days off from the toiling drudgery of everyday life. Many holidays have games associated with them, but what about a holiday that's all about games? Any kind of games will do: sports, card games, board games, hide-and-go-seek, video games, and gambling are all kinds of games! In...
  4. Villamvihar

    Create an Event #12

    Using your own imagination, create a significant event that is connected to the picture above in some way. Remember that this connection does not have to be the event taking place nearby or the event having created this situation. As an optional challenge, use the following words in your...
  5. Villamvihar

    Create an Event #11

    Using your own imagination, create a significant event that is connected to the picture above in some way. Remember that this connection does not have to be the event taking place nearby or the event having created this situation. As an optional challenge, use the following words in your...
  6. Villamvihar

    Create an Event #10

    Using your own imagination, create a significant event that is connected to the picture above in some way. Remember that this connection does not have to be the event taking place nearby or the event having created this situation. As an optional challenge, use the following words in your...
  7. Villamvihar

    Create an Event #9

    Using your own imagination, create a significant event that is connected to the picture above in some way. Remember that this connection does not have to be the event taking place nearby or the event having created this situation. As an optional challenge, use the following words in your...
  8. Minibit

    Local Slang

    Whether it's a modern day city or a medieval castle or a steampunk inventor's shop, most places that maintain a steady population long enough develop a bit of their own vernacular. For example, a street may have an official name, but locals probably have something else they call it. Food and...
  9. Minibit

    Creating Holidays #17: MANLINESS

    With Father's day coming up, I've been walking through stores and bombarded with barbecues, golf clubs, ties, and sports jerseys. I want to issue a request to Hallmark that they make cards for dads who don't work in offices, aren't outdoorsy and don't enjoy sports unless Nascar counts, and it...
  10. Minibit

    Create an Expression!

    "Don't cry over spilled milk", "Stiff upper lip!", etcetera etcetera etcetera, they're phrases that are sometimes literal, sometimes figurative, sometimes as far removed from their original meanings as they could possibly be; for example the phrase "Oposites attract" is actually only half of the...
  11. Minibit

    Creating Holidays #16: Birthdays!

    Whether it's the birthday of a historical figure, of a town, or just a look at how individual birthdays are celebrated, your task this week is to explore the holiday element of a birthday! There's lots of weird birthday traditions like cake, birthday bumps, party hats, surprise parties, and the...
  12. Minibit

    Creating Holidays #15: Miracles!

    ITS NOT MIDNIGHT YET! *ahem* Today is Easter Sunday; a day of bunnies, eggs, chocolate, the emergence of Spring, and in the Christian faith; a day of remembrance and celebration that Jesus miraculously returned from the dead! Miracles, regardless of their level of authenticity, seldom go...
  13. Villamvihar

    Create an Event #8

    Using your own imagination, create a significant event that is connected to the picture above in some way. Remember that this connection does not have to be the event taking place nearby or the event having created this situation. As an optional challenge, use the following words in your...
  14. Diana

    Negotiations

    Be it Sci-Fi worlds, Fantasy Countries, or even in present time - every government or group of people have a style of negotiations. This could be at it's most basic level, negotiations from person to person on daily things like trading farm grown veggies for furs, or the buying and selling of...
  15. Minibit

    Creating Holidays #14: Religion!

    Your task this week is simple; create a fictional holiday specific to a religion. You can invent your own religion, or you can invent a new holiday for an existing one. It can celebrate any part of a religion, from sacrifice and charity to rituals for recieving blessings. It can be a day of...
  16. Minibit

    Creating Holidays #13: Superstition!

    What better theme for instalment 13? This time, we're creating holidays that started out as a means to fend off evil! These superstitions can be grounded in truth, or be completely bogus; it's up to you! Remember also that superstitions can manifest in many different ways; having a particular...
  17. Minibit

    Greetings!

    Waves, handshakes, salutes, shouts, bowing, nodding, hugs, 'hi', 'good morning', 'yo!', secret handshakes, and wolf whistles; all of these greetings have unwritten rules for how and where to use them. What kind of greetings does your fictional culture use? Fill out as many of these as you like...
  18. Minibit

    Vibes

    Have you ever encountered a person who, for a reason you couldn't explain, made you feel uneasy? Conversely, have you ever met someone who, again for no apparent reason, you couldn't help but like? Science can probably break these impressions down to visual impressions and mental associations...
  19. Minibit

    Creating Holidays #12: Inebriation!

    Regardless of the original purpose of these holidays, we can all agree that, for many people, St. Patrick's Day, New Year's Eve, and, to an extent, Halloweén are about going out and drinking copious amounts of inebriating liquid with one's friends Your job is to create a holiday that is, or has...
  20. Villamvihar

    Create an Event #6

    Using your own imagination, create a significant event that is connected to the picture above in some way. Remember that this connection does not have to be the event taking place nearby or the event having created this situation. As an optional challenge, use the following words in your...