Episode 4: Worldbuilding rules are the key

No "real" fantasy world works without it

Worldbuilding rules are the key

Worldbuilding is an art, which I like to apply a process. I am trying to avoid one of the worst phrases in a fantasy world builder life, “That is so unrealistic.”  Now the phrase is funny when applied to the magic system in any form of media. Or even more, comical, when a person is looking at a map of a world that they know doesn’t exist.
The better phrase would be, “This thingie does not make sense in your completely made up reality.” Either way, when it happens it will hurt. Now, when you make stuff up, there will always be people who do not like the way you do it. The trick is to have a reference sheet with all the basic core rules of your world. You can use it to check out new fantastic elements you apply to your world.

Today’s Topic – Rules Breakout!

  • What are the laws of your World?
    • Creation, Evolution or both
    • Does your world have to end?
    • Theory of relativity?
    • Speed of light?
    • How does magic word?
    • Are the gods or God real?
    • How many dimensions,Euclidean space, are there?
      • length, width, height, depth, and breadth
      • Fourth dimension of time
      • Warning on other dimensions

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This is an intermediate topic

The Worldbuilding Task for the Day

Create a list of the truths about your world

The Real World task for the day

Prepare your lunch ahead of time,  So you are not rushed in the morning going to work. And for more on winter check out George R. R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones 5-Book Boxed Set (Song of Ice and Fire series): A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast for Crows, and A Dance with Dragons

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