PROJECT Worldbuilding Templates Index 2.0

Discussion in 'CREATING WORLDS & SETTINGS' started by WhisperingWillows, Oct 27, 2016.

  1. Deep in the year of 2014, I had an idea for a resource for all world builders. This idea was about creating templates or Questionnaire sheets for you to fill out when needed. At the time of this proposal, I was not staff and my friend Minibit was. They offered to help me with it and did an amazing job with the templates that have already been made. You can find some of them here:

    Castles
    Space Stations
    Islands
    Firearms

    Unfortunately, it seems Minibit has retired to a "gray username" which means they are no longer actively posting on the site at this time. So, I would like to take the idea I blossomed and with your help create an endless index for world builders to use when they have no ideas. These templates will be designed in three different styles:

    Basic - For on the go world building.
    Moderate - For a little more detail
    Complex - Every single detail you can think of.

    Each Template will have a theme that the questions are based off of. This is where you come in! What do you want to world build the most? What topic would you want to explore more? Some examples include:

    Animals
    Monsters
    Spirits/ghosts
    Deities
    Foods
    Sports
    Religions
    Jobs
    Governments
    Trade systems

    I want to hear Iwaku's opinion of what types of templates the Index should consist of. What areas of world building do you want help with? This project is a place for all world builders to come together and create a resource for future worlds to come! Let's explore new universes together through questions!
     
  2. EYYYYY I have a few, and can maybe even help compile some of the questions for ya.

    Organization/Corporation
    Antagonist
    Military
    Conflict
    Ecosystem
    Cuisine (by dish or culture)
    Treaties and Documents
    History
    Weapons (perhaps by tech level?)
    Culture
    Magic
    Disease
    Fashion
    Plot
    Prophesy
    Language
    Celebration
    Superstition
    Character Dev (I think we have a few mega character sheets along this vein already, but I haven't taken a good long look at them, myself yet)
     
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  3. Thank you! These are awesome starts! For compiling questions for these templates I will post a separate thread in this forum for each theme. Probably only three threads a week, so we don 't spam it too much. ^.^ Since you're the first to poke your nose here, I'd love it if you could pick at least one of the first three themes we will do?
     
  4. HMMMM... Okey! I'd be happy to!

    Maybe the organization/corporation one? It's the one I was desperately looking to find a day or two ago. x)
     
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  5. Oh, speaking of, I did snag something Minibit put together and added a few sections based on another thing that Storm put together. It's the second post here.
     
  6. Here is the compiler thread for Organizations | Corporations:
    Click me!
     
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