Worldbuilding Resources

A collection of world building resources.

Essentials

  • /r/worldbuilding, reddit.com: If you are into worldbuilding and you do not know about this place yet, this would be the first link you should click. They also have their own list of resources, many of which are also included on this page.
  • Atomic Rockets, projectrho.com: A must-read for any sci-fi worldbuilder.

Starting a World

Mythology

Astro(n/l)o(m/g)y

Demographics

Culture & Politics

Climate & Ecology

War

Magic

Language

Map Making

Guides

Inspiration

Real Projects

Software

(Semi-)random generators

Unsorted

TvTropes

Cliches can serve both as warnings and inspirations.