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Worldbuilding Template

Taking a short break from my archetypes series to share another template with you. 
This will help you develop your setting, especially with fantasy works. 
If you find it helpful, check out my other writing resources.

Natural

Climate: 

Landscape: 

Natural Landmarks (mountains, rivers, forests, etc):

Natural Resources: 

Types of Animals:

Political

Overall Ruler: 

Lesser Rulers:

Governmental Mindset (conservative, liberal): 

Relevant Controversies:

Significant Laws: 

Hierarchy: 

Enemy Governments/Nations:

Allied Government/Nations: 

Social

Class System:

Occupations: 

Family Structure: 

Views on Marriage:

Views on Sexuality:

Cultural Values:

Common Hobbies:

Education: 

Language(s):

Religious

Religion(s):

Religious texts:

God(s):

Places of Worship:

Commonness of Religion:

Business

Biggest Industries/Resources:

Methods of Transportation:

Trading Centers:

Currency:

Average Income Level (poverty or wealth):

Magic

Magic-Users: 

Connotation of Magic (good, evil, low-class, elite, etc):

Source of Magic:

Uses of Magic:

Limits of Magic:

Doing Magic (spells and wands, plants and animals, etc): 

Geography

Capitol/Center:

Significant Cities:

Significant Roads:

Provinces: 

Architectural Style: 

Military

Military Leader(s):

Military Hero(s):

Primary Weapons/Armor: 

Military Hierarchy:

Wartime or Peacetime:

History

Founding Myth:

Significant Wars/Battles:

Significant Historical Figures:

Feel free to copy-paste this template and tweak it to fit your needs. If it helps you, let me know!


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