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Author Topic: Looking for creative ideas for a world! Will be writing about this!  (Read 190 times)

highmax28

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I decided to get back into writing again, after I made a disaster of my last work (unorganized, threw ideas as I thought of them). But now that I want to write again, I need a new world to come up with. So like the great "lets make a setting" thread (I wish I had a link to it) I decided the best place to look was on bay12 (because no one makes a good world like the insane bay12 community! Love you guys and your ideas!)

There are several aspects I had specifically placed just to get started. I will list them as we go. Please try and categorize them so its easier to keep them organized and add them here.

Restrictions on suggestions:
1) The world must be stable and habitable (no acid rain, etc.)
2) Do not try to contradict other ideas placed
3) This is a medieval fantasy world, so please, no guns or heavy technology
4) Avoid going overboard on the dark aspects, but feel free to have dark elements

Races:
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Legends:
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The Dragon War:
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Heroes/Important Figures/Great Monsters:
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Surrounding Areas
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« Last Edit: March 12, 2014, 02:20:24 pm by highmax28 »
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Re: Looking for creative ideas for a world! Will be writing about this!
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2014, 01:46:31 pm »

This probably would fit better in creative projects. If you wanta move it there should be a button next to the reply button called move topic or something like that that you can move it with.
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Re: Looking for creative ideas for a world! Will be writing about this!
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2014, 02:04:04 pm »

The world is just a chunk in a vast ocean. If you sail out far enough, eventually you reach a gradient where the seas fade away and the horizon begins, and you enter space. From there if you sail out to the sun, you find it's a giant candle with mystical keepers living on the island of cooled wax at the base. The moon is a candle that has gone out and is now just cold wax. Why? Nobody knows.
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Re: Looking for creative ideas for a world! Will be writing about this!
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2014, 04:59:20 pm »

The dragon war, also known as the War of the Dance, was ended when a ragtag group of humans, dwarves, elves, and halflings (all reskinned versions of the standard types) discovered the long-lost secrets of the Dragondances. Dragons were especially vulnerable to the Dragondance. After the War of the Dance ended, two scholars named Weiss and Hickman completely exploited the concept of dragon-related wars, publishing mountains of treatises on the subject, and made it pointless for anyone else to tread over the same ground again.

Despite that, hundreds - perhaps thousands - of scholars tried to follow in the path of Hickman and Weiss. Dragons were just so cool, and why would anybody not want to use them? Plus it meant not having to create something new.

Various attempts were made to hybridize dragons with humans. The goal was a soldier who would blend the power and mystery of dragonkind with a mental and emotional similarity to humans so that no effort would be needed to consider how they might approach situations differently. Effectively, a human with a slew of additional abilities. Such attempts fell flat without fail.

Other developments attempted to infuse normal people with the power of dragons through some kind of "mark of dragons".
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Re: Looking for creative ideas for a world! Will be writing about this!
« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2014, 10:18:36 pm »

Generations ago, the sailor Julian Sheik constructed a massive galleon enchanted by dragons to sail to the candle-lit sun.
As the legends go, he obtained a piece of molten wax from the sun, and returned to the world.
In present times, nobody is sure where this piece of sun-wax is, or if the legend is even true, however, a religion worshipping the "holy wax" has become one of the more prominent sects in the world, and they seek to rebuild the fabled sun-ship of Julian Sheik, in a quest to reach the sun.
They are known for always carrying candles around with them, and celebrate by sending off floating lanterns into the sky.

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« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2014, 07:38:31 pm »

There are also the space trolls. Mysterious beings from another world. They travel in big ships of metal, sailing the sea of the land. They only appear time to time. And they are HUGE tricksters. They used advanced technology to make physics fall down and cry like a baby. They also trick with misinterpretations, being like what we call Genies, but not the good kinds. They also deploy insane logic that makes no and lots of sense somehow. They also like to deploy green brutes that they give tech to even when they are isolated. It is bad luck to see one. 
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Re: Looking for creative ideas for a world! Will be writing about this!
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2014, 09:11:50 pm »

Nobody is always chaotic evil.
Necromancers only want to extend life
Goblins only start wars when offended (weird how often that happens though)
Orcs are dignified and reserved. Great sailors.
Demons are extreme omnivores who eat everything alive or starve.
And few countries are defined by race. Elves, humans and the like mix freely.