Eledris

The Eledris Blog is an archive of resources about worldbuilding, writing, art, and game dev. As I work on my world, I share my experience and knowledge in the form of easy to understand guides.

Creating Intelligent Species
Creating Intelligent Species

While humans are a perfectly good species for worldbuilding, you should consider adding a few more intelligent races. Let’s look at some tips for worldbuilding species.

23. 07. 2022 25,475

Systems of Government and Sources of Power
Systems of Government and Sources of Power

The distribution of power in a culture influences all its other aspects. When worldbuilding, it’s important to have an understanding of some of the most common systems of government, so your cultures can take inspiration from them.

30. 06. 2022 2,655

Is Harry Potter’s Worldbuilding Bad?
Is Harry Potter’s Worldbuilding Bad?

Harry Potter is one of the best-known fantasy novel series. It is set in an alternate version of Earth, where magic exists. I would like to examine its worldbuilding to determine the quality of Harry Potter’s worldbuilding.

05. 03. 2021 8,440

Creating Cultures
Creating Cultures

Creating cultures might be the hardest part of worldbuilding – you have to think about SO MUCH stuff! But don’t worry, I’d like to help you through it all.

02. 07. 2020 17,666

Creating Fantasy Animals
Creating Fantasy Animals

Animals inhabit almost every world. Some worlds use animals that can be found on Earth, but most world-builders seek to create new and original species. This guide should help you do just that – invent your own fantasy animals!

20. 06. 2020 29,166

Creating a Calendar
Creating a Calendar

Maybe your cultures rely heavily on holidays and festivals. Maybe the Zodiac signs in your world play a major role in your magic system. Whatever is your reason for creating a calendar, here you can find the basics of how […]

04. 01. 2020 9,906

Creating Cities
Creating Cities

Cities are the centers of many civilizations. While villages can host a few hundred people, cities can be the homes of thousands, sometimes even millions. How should you go about creating cities when worldbuilding?

03. 01. 2020 9,302