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An average gamer is sitting at his desk, scribbling "My setting" on the first page of his notepad. He has prepared in advance: in his mind, he has a plan for the setting, its history, inklings of geography and names. He’s read some guides to creating fantasy worlds as well. He knows a lot of PnP and video game settings, has browsed the websites of complex alternate worlds, and by reading forums he’s learned how experienced authors create worlds of their own. He sips his beverage of choice, reaches for the paper and begins to draw an outline of the continent, which…
STOP!
He shouldn’t start with the map? Very well, he opens a text editor, lets his imagination go wild, and starts to create his original and innovative world. The heading of the first chapter reads "History"…
STOP!
Starting with the history is senseless? Okay, so our would-be author starts with describing mechanical differences which will give the setting unique…
WAIT!
What should he start with? Geography? Monsters? Art? Iconic characters? Perhaps with a description of daily life or the major power groups of the setting?
No, what he should start with is this book, explaining in detail how to create your own RPG setting.
This is Worldcrafting, a collection of essays by Andrzej “Enc” Stój, describing the process of creating an RPG game world. Although it refers to Savage Worlds game mechanics, it’s system-independent. And the book contains essays by other experienced authors and designers, too.
 
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Different paper.
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I have uploaded the file again. I hope it works now. There were some problems with former file.
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