Worldforge Library


The Worldforge is a series of articles instructing worldbuilders new and experienced how to construct a setting for Dungeons & Dragons, step by step. And guess what? I'm doing it with you with my homebrew world of Eldar! This page serves as a library for all of the articles, from the recently written article on building a D&D pantheon, to the long-off blog all about molding your world's most infamous villain.

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Article 1: Tenets of D&D Settings

Learn how to construct a few core tenets for your D&D setting, such as how common magic is, where the wilds lie, and how your world is unique.

Article 2: Building a D&D Pantheon - Part 1

It's time to think about the deities of your world, starting with broad questions like, "do they exist?"

Article 3: Building a D&D Pantheon - Part 2

'Tis time to make a deity of your own...or pull a few from pre-existing lore of Earth or another established campaign setting.

Article 4: Building a D&D Pantheon - Part 3

In which we discuss making pantheons for the rest of your world's cultures, adding varying belief systems and religions across your setting, and integrating the divine in your adventures.

Article 5: Making a D&D Setting Map

Make a map for a single continent on your vast, home-brew world!

Article 6: The Major Powers in Your D&D Setting

Create the movers and shakers of your setting. This is the final wide brush before we zoom in...

Article 7: Your D&D Campaign's Starting Point

We're zooming in! Let's create the starting point for a home-brew campaign in your own world.

Article 8: Build With, Not Without, 5E's Books

Let's commence a meta discussion of world-building in fifth edition D&D.

Article 9: Your D&D Setting's Campaign Guide

Let's create a campaign guide for your D&D setting, step by step.

Article 10: Session Starters

Start your session with a bang and learn how to world-build live with your players.

Article 11: Your World's Creation Myth

Build an interesting creation myth that you can use in your world!

Article 12: How to Build a Simple Settlement for D&D

Let's build a simple settlement for our campaign.

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