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What is Conworlding?

Conworlding, also called worldbuilding, is the process of constructing an imaginary world, sometimes associated with a whole fictional universe. The resulting world may be called a constructed world or a conworld. The term "worldbuilding" was popularized at science fiction writers' workshops in the 1970s. Developing an imaginary setting with coherent qualities such as a history, geography, and ecology is a key task for many science fiction or fantasy writers. Worldbuilding often involves the creation of maps, a backstory, and people for the world. Constructed worlds can enrich the backstory and history of fictional works, and it is not uncommon for authors to revise their constructed worlds while completing its associated work. Constructed worlds can be created for personal amusement and mental exercise, or for specific creative endeavors such as novels, video games, or role-playing games.

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Major Projects
Collaborative projects make up the bulk of the activity on the Conworlds Wiki. Participating in one may help new editors learn about and be active in the wiki's community. Some major projects include:
  • Altverse - A realistic project based on real world Earth with a volatile international political scene with new countries and faces.
  • Project Genesis - A realistic project with soft fantasy elements, taking place on an earth-like planet with numerous nations, ethnic groups, cultures, and languages.
  • Future World - A soft science fiction project taking place on current day Earth, with a host of new countries and futuristic technology.*
  • Irradiated Earth - A soft science fiction project taking place in the Fallout world.*
  • Nearly Real World - A realistic project taking place on current day Earth, with new countries on new landmasses.*
  • New Era - A realistic project taking place on current day Earth, following a global political breakdown.*
  • Pangam-Pangat - A realistic project taking place on a fictional planet in a distant star's Goldilocks zone*
    Bold denotes active, ongoing project.
Flag of Wabash Sovereign Republic of the Wabash

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Capital: Chicago
Population: 66,892,722
Leader: Chief Superior Albanactus, Senate Magistrate Gregory Magnus
Project: Altverse
Author: User:-Sunkist-
Summary: The Sovereign Republic of the Wabash commonly known as simply as the Wabash, (French: République souveraine de la Ouabache , Latin: Ad Senatum Populumque Wabash) is a unitary republic located in a landlocked position in the central region of the North American continent. Composed of thirteen Departments, 7 of which border the Great Lakes and 3 located in the Great Plains region. (more...)

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Fact of the Now - list

Super Warmonkey bases most of his projects on mixtures of popular culture. Examples include his sci-fi project which is based on titles such as Supreme Commander, Starship Troopers and Star Wars, while his fantasy project is based on titles such as TES: Skyrim, Dragon Age, and Game of Thrones.

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By World Genre

Science Fiction
  • Note: These three lists are not fully developed. This info is not necessarily up to date.

By Number of Pages in World

Key: LinkFA-star This project's main article is featured.

  1. (cat) Kingdom of Sierra 917 LinkFA-star
  2. (cat) Ivalice 508 LinkFA-star
  3. (cat) Georgeland 482
  4. (cat) The Next Renaissance 318
  5. (cat) Koiwai 293
  6. (cat) East Asian Federation (EAF) 276
  7. (cat) Union of Everett (EV) 259 LinkFA-star
  8. (cat) New Cambria 253
  9. (cat) Southern Cross Republic (SCR) 234 LinkFA-star
  10. (cat) Lorica 225
  11. (cat) Warpcraft 192
  12. (cat) Republic of Surea 182
  13. (cat) Allied States of America (ASA) 174 LinkFA-star
  14. (cat) Grand Yarphese Republic (YPGN) 174 LinkFA-star
  15. (cat) Leubantia 173
  16. (cat) 20x Universe 172
  17. (cat) Baltic Union (BU) 171
  18. (cat) Britain 161
  19. (cat) New Coordinates 159
  20. (cat) Nearly Real World (NRW) 155
  21. (cat) Europa 145
  22. (cat) SubWorld 143
  23. (cat) Faith 135
  24. (cat) Seafaring Confederation 127
  25. (cat) Estreoth 124
  26. (cat) Kania 120
  27. (cat) Lecrotia 113
  28. (cat) Heigard 108
  29. (cat) Manchuria 103
  30. (cat) Garbaterra 100
  31. (cat) Brazoria 82
  32. (cat) Euskadi 75
  33. (cat) Future World (FW) 74
  34. (cat) Altverse 69
  35. (cat) Ardenjost 68
  36. (cat) Occitania 64
  37. (cat) Atlion 64
  38. (cat) Canopus 59
  39. (cat) Dendrius galaxy 58
  40. (cat) Beast World 56
  41. (cat) Kyratovia 55

  • Note: This only lists the top 50 Constructed Worlds Wiki projects with at least 50 pages (files are counted as pages) on this site, according to Special:MostLinkedCategories, and whose main article has not been deleted. There are many other smaller conworlds on this site. This info is not necessarily up to date.
Last update: 19:16, August 23, 2016 (UTC)

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