Call of Cthulhu offers the entire Earth as a setting in a variety of different time periods. I am slowly building my own Mythos world and revealing the secret history and details of a world haunted by monsters and the Mythos to the PCs. I am working on creating a long term campaign.
The graphic is intended as a mind map or a checklist for kick-starting world-building exercises. At its heart, it reminds us that things are connected.
Ex Novo is a settlement building game from Sharkbomb.
Advanced World Building uses the tools from 1981’s Basic Dungeons & Dragons and Expert D&D and re-imagined in Old School Essentials to build a starting campaign setting. It is further enriched with the Old School Essentials Advanced Fantasy, Advanced Fantasy Monsters, and Advanced Fantasy Treasures. Even though it is based on Basic D&D, it could be used with other D&D rules or fantasy RPGs.
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This article covers creating a waterborne setting for PCs to explore.
Arium is an RPG which also contains rules for your gaming group to build their own campaign setting.
How complicated is your gaming world? Do you have multiple countries, factions, religions and secret societies tied together in an intricate web of promises, treaties and relationships?
In the latest Kickstarter update, Levi Rosol of GM Binder announced a partnership with World Anvil.
A war between Scientists and Magicians nearly destroyed the world and the last of mankind is now holed up in magically/technologically protected cities.