185 Tips on World Building

Creating a unique, immersive setting one tip at a time

A guide for authors, gamers, and hobbyists


From his best selling series, The Art of World Building, author Randy Ellefson has collected some of his best advice from every chapter in small, bite-sized tips. All three books are represented in the topics covered:

Creating Life – analogues, species/races, gods, monsters, word figures, plants, animals, and undead.

Creating Places – planets, continents, land features, sovereign powers, settlements, land travel, water travel, space travel, time and history, places of interest, and drawing maps.

Cultures and Beyond – cultures, organizations, armed forces, religions, the supernatural, systems of magic, items, languages, names, and more..

Release Date: January 14, 2020





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