Starting place for information on how to build an imaginary setting.
Advice on creating a believable fantasy world, with a particular eye toward crucial yet easily overlooked details.
A website supporting a world building distance education course. Reference material, lessons, downloads, and sample worlds.
An example of designing a planet, from basic physical assumptions to geography to weather systems and archeological remains.
Many interesting original and adapted articles of all aspects of gaming worlds, with much of interest to world builders.
A step-by-step guide for creating original settings and incorporating realistic details. Various resources and references. In English and Portugese.
Suggestions for creating consistent magic themes for fantasy settings, as well as general world building advice and resources.
A web-based application that creates generic random events for a nation or region. The user can specify the starting year, number of years, and events per year.
Step-by-step tutorial for setting design, based on establishing a "world vision" for its cultural/geographic regions.
Contains mainly links to world design related articles and pointers to interesting sites.