• Posts Tagged ‘world building’

    Welcome to My World: Space

    2 August, 2012 • 1 Comment

    In my last post in this series, I talked about time keeping in my D&D world. Now, I’ll say a word or two about space, the kind that’s outside the atmosphere, and it’s application. If you recall way back when, the post that started this madness had a map that included a model of...

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    Welcome to My World: Time

    16 July, 2012 • 3 Comments

    For previous posts in this series, click here. I mentioned, in the post that turned out to spark this little series, that I have put some thought into the time keeping of my D&D world. Ludicrous amounts of thought, actually, considering that this is a point which is hardly even relevant when playing a...

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    Welcome to My World: Gods

    18 June, 2012 • 16 Comments

    Continuing on the general theme of gods, I’m going to shift from the factual to the fictional, and talk a bit about D&D gods. This post will have a pretty different tone than the previous Welcome to My World posts, being a bit more meta and not really directly related to the other posts...

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    Welcome to My World: From the Ashes

    4 June, 2012 • 0 Comments

    For previous posts in this series, see here. After the great earthquake of 205 BR, civilisation basically collapsed throughout the known world. Both of the great empires had fallen, and the damage caused by the quake eradicated most other realms as well. The towers of Iorotákher had crumbled to dust. The world entered a...

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    Welcome to My World: Empire

    28 May, 2012 • 5 Comments

    For the previous posts in this series, see here. The history of the world is the history of empires, and no empire has ever been greater or more prosperous than Arkhosia. There are a variety of factors which influenced Arkhosian expansionist policies, but chief among them were overpopulation – Arkhosia had a surplus of...

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    Welcome to My World: Arkhosian City States

    10 May, 2012 • 15 Comments

    For the first post in this series, click here.  The recorded history of Arkhosia can be divided into four distinct periods. It begins with the city states period, encompassing the time from the founding of the seven cities until their unification. Next follows the empire, where the new state expands its borders drastically. This...

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