r/worldbuilding

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📆Date created: 11/23/2009

For geeks and nerds, artists, writers, philosophers, politicians and scientists alike: The creation of new worlds and new universes has been a key element of science fiction and fantasy. It can also exist outside the realm of scifi-literature and RPG-gaming as a means of exploring possibilities. Th...

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r/DnDBehindTheScreen »
#1
reddit.com/r/DnDBehindTheScreen
252727 subscribers
/r/DnDBehindTheScreen is a subreddit for Dungeons & Dragons Dungeon Masters to trade tools, guides and resources. A growing archive of hundreds of years of D&D experience. All in one place. Welcome Wanderer!
r/Fantasy »
#2
reddit.com/r/Fantasy
693515 subscribers
/r/Fantasy is the internet’s largest discussion forum for the greater Speculative Fiction genre. We welcome respectful dialogue related to speculative fiction in literature, games, film, and the wider world.
r/WorldBuildingPolitics »
#3
reddit.com/r/WorldBuildingPolitics
237 subscribers
The discussion of political and governing matters in your world.
r/worldjerking »
#4
reddit.com/r/worldjerking
13763 subscribers
the shitpost version of /r/worldbuilding
r/imaginarymaps »
#5
reddit.com/r/imaginarymaps
164741 subscribers
Imaginary Maps! Fictional maps, whether fantasy, alternate history, sci-fi or anything else imaginary, are all welcome! LINK TO OUR DISCORD: https://discord.gg/eaXQhU3
r/EnoughCommieSpam »
#6
reddit.com/r/EnoughCommieSpam
12073 subscribers
EnoughCommieSpam - With the rise of communism on reddit the commies has been super fucking annoying and we're here to laugh at them
r/Shadowrun »
#7
reddit.com/r/Shadowrun
32042 subscribers
Welcome to /r/Shadowrun, chummer. Here at /r/Shadowrun we talk shop about all things in the shadows. Discussion is primarily aimed at exploring narratives found in the Sixth World. Mostly the pen and paper role playing game, but also the board games, video games, and literature of Shadowrun.
r/DnD »
#8
reddit.com/r/DnD
1370658 subscribers
A subreddit dedicated to the various iterations of Dungeons & Dragons, from its First Edition roots to its Fifth Edition future.
r/rational »
#9
reddit.com/r/rational
14932 subscribers
A place for discussion of rational fiction
r/mapmaking »
#10
reddit.com/r/mapmaking
52122 subscribers
A community for people that enjoy creating maps- both grounded in history and the grand realms of fantasy.
r/fantasywriters »
#11
reddit.com/r/fantasywriters
127092 subscribers
This subreddit is dedicated to those of us who are writing in the fantasy genre. Anything related to creating your own works of fantasy is welcome.
r/FantasyWorldbuilding »
#12
reddit.com/r/FantasyWorldbuilding
5503 subscribers
The FantasyWorldBuilding subreddit is dedicated to the practice of WorldBuilding. All types of WorldBuilding are welcome, whether they be fantasy, sci-fi, or something in between! Feel free to share maps, lore, art, writing, and partake in character discussions! Join our Discord to be able to gain a...
r/WorldBuildingGames »
#13
reddit.com/r/WorldBuildingGames
41 subscribers
A subreddit for World building games
r/DC_Cinematic »
#14
reddit.com/r/DC_Cinematic
172495 subscribers
Your one stop for DC Films news and discussion, as well as past DC films and Vertigo adaptations!
r/rpg »
#15
reddit.com/r/rpg
749976 subscribers
/r/rpg is for meaningful discussions, questions, and help for tabletop/pen & paper RPGs and LARPing.
r/moviescirclejerk »
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reddit.com/r/moviescirclejerk
105481 subscribers
*No penis in your brain?* - Movie must be plain. *Mind didn't get fucked?* - Movie def sucked.
r/writing »
#17
reddit.com/r/writing
927825 subscribers
Discussions about the writing craft.
r/DMAcademy »
#18
reddit.com/r/DMAcademy
200259 subscribers
/r/DMAcademy is a subreddit for Dungeons & Dragons Dungeon Masters to ask questions - new and experienced, all are welcome. A casual, friendly place for the lovers of DnD (D&D). Welcome Wanderer!
r/vexillology »
#19
reddit.com/r/vexillology
298635 subscribers
A subreddit for those who enjoy flags, the history behind them, and their design characteristics.
r/mattcolville »
#20
reddit.com/r/mattcolville
45121 subscribers
Discussion of Matt's "Running the Game" YouTube series, "Strongholds & Followers" 5th Edition supplement, and "The Chain" livestream, as well as TTRPGs in general and other MCDM projects. >> Need assistance with your MCDM store order or your Kickstarter pledge/preorder? Please email us at:...
r/conlangs »
#21
reddit.com/r/conlangs
39863 subscribers
This subreddit is focused on the discussion of conlangs, tools and activities to aid you in the construction of your own conlang, and creating a community environment where we can all enjoy conlanging together.
r/WritingPrompts »
#22
reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts
14035023 subscribers
Writing Prompts. You're a writer and you just want to flex those muscles? You've come to the right place! If you see a prompt you like, simply write a short story based on it. Get comments from others, and leave commentary for other people's works. Let's help each other.
r/dndnext »
#23
reddit.com/r/dndnext
247583 subscribers
A place to discuss the latest version of Dungeons and Dragons, the fifth edition, known during the playtest as D&D Next.
r/magicbuilding »
#24
reddit.com/r/magicbuilding
13942 subscribers
The subreddit for discussion about building magic systems for fantasy worlds.
r/HPfanfiction »
#25
reddit.com/r/HPfanfiction
37816 subscribers
Fanfic - Hogwarts style!
r/mcservers »
#26
reddit.com/r/mcservers
49304 subscribers
/r/mcservers: The public index for Minecraft Servers.
r/furry »
#27
reddit.com/r/furry
112866 subscribers
For all stuff fluff.
r/scifiwriting »
#28
reddit.com/r/scifiwriting
19456 subscribers
r/loremasters »
#29
reddit.com/r/loremasters
16955 subscribers
This is our private blog, a special resource for Reddit's GMs. Feel free to share and discuss original lore, story arcs, sub-plots, and plans for quests and encounters of all sizes.
r/Pathfinder_RPG »
#30
reddit.com/r/Pathfinder_RPG
82311 subscribers
For info, news, resources, and anything else about the Pathfinder pen and paper RPG! (Not administered by or affiliated with Paizo Publishing® in any way)
r/Animesuggest »
#31
reddit.com/r/Animesuggest
138920 subscribers
Suggest an anime, manga, light novel, or visual novel that you've seen and loved, or ask about what to watch, read, or play next!
r/suggestmeabook »
#32
reddit.com/r/suggestmeabook
638606 subscribers
Need an idea what to read next? Tell us what you've enjoyed in the past, or what you're looking for, and let the community suggest a book (or books) for you to read!
r/asoiaf »
#33
reddit.com/r/asoiaf
702269 subscribers
News and discussions relating to George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels, his Westeros-based short stories, "Game of Thrones" and all things ASOIAF - but with particular emphasis on the written series.
r/printSF »
#34
reddit.com/r/printSF
57483 subscribers
**A place to discuss published SF**—novels, short stories, comics, images, and more. Not sure if a book is SF? Then post it! Science Fiction, Fantasy, Alt. History, Postmodern Lit., and more are all welcome here. **The key is that it be speculative, not that it fit some arbitrary genre guidelines*...
r/DungeonsAndDragons »
#35
reddit.com/r/DungeonsAndDragons
259429 subscribers
r/RWBY »
#36
reddit.com/r/RWBY
107834 subscribers
RWBY: Pronounced Ruby
r/anime »
#37
reddit.com/r/anime
1241303 subscribers
Reddit's premier anime community.
r/scifi »
#38
reddit.com/r/scifi
1267788 subscribers
Science Fiction, or Speculative Fiction if you prefer. Fantasy too. Asimov, Bradbury, Clarke, Dick, Heinlein and other SF books. SF movies and TV shows. Fantasy stuff like Tolkien and Game of Thrones. Laser guns, space ships, and time travel. etc. Star Trek, Battlestar, Star Wars, etc.
r/books »
#39
reddit.com/r/books
17230738 subscribers
This is a moderated subreddit. It is our intent and purpose to foster and encourage in-depth discussion about all things related to books, authors, genres, or publishing in a safe, supportive environment. If you're looking for help with a personal book recommendation, consult our Weekly Recommendati...
r/FanFiction »
#40
reddit.com/r/FanFiction
45746 subscribers
A supportive community for writers, readers, and reccers to talk about and share FanFiction.
r/tumblr »
#41
reddit.com/r/tumblr
668272 subscribers
/r/tumblr is your destination for Tumblr related discussions, jokes, screenshots, and more.
r/NarutoFanfiction »
#42
reddit.com/r/NarutoFanfiction
14573 subscribers
The place to come for fanfiction stories that take place in or use characters from the Naruto universe.
r/heraldry »
#43
reddit.com/r/heraldry
31860 subscribers
For discussions pertaining to the science and art of heraldry, coats of arms, blazonry, and the like.
r/booksuggestions »
#44
reddit.com/r/booksuggestions
205086 subscribers
This is exactly what it sounds like. In need of a good read? Let us know what you want and we guarantee you'll find a great book, or your money back.
r/saltierthancrait »
#45
reddit.com/r/saltierthancrait
17875 subscribers
Saltier Than Crait is a community for those who are critical of the recent new Star Wars revival from Disney and wish to have intelligent, respectful discourse about it.
r/StarWars »
#46
reddit.com/r/StarWars
1172159 subscribers
Star Wars is an American epic space opera franchise, created by George Lucas and centered around a film series that began with the eponymous 1977 movie.
r/magicTCG »
#47
reddit.com/r/magicTCG
363165 subscribers
A diverse community of players devoted to Magic: the Gathering, a trading card game(tcg) produced by Wizards of the Coast and originally designed by Richard Garfield, PHD. Join us discussing news, tournaments, gameplay, deckbuilding, strategy, lore, fan art, cosplay, and more. "Magic isn't re...
r/bookscirclejerk »
#48
reddit.com/r/bookscirclejerk
14549 subscribers
A place to make fun of stupid posts in other subs about books.
r/SubredditDrama »
#49
reddit.com/r/SubredditDrama
550378 subscribers
The place where people can come and talk about reddit fights and other dramatic happenings from other subreddits.
r/40kLore »
#50
reddit.com/r/40kLore
74617 subscribers
A subreddit for the lore and stories encompassing the dark future of the 41st millennium. Official lore and fan fluff are welcomed.
r/RPGdesign »
#51
reddit.com/r/RPGdesign
15911 subscribers
A gathering place for anyone, either casually or professionally, designing, hacking, or otherwise working with the mechanics of pen-and-paper tabletop RPGs.
r/JustUnsubbed »
#52
reddit.com/r/JustUnsubbed
67559 subscribers
This sub is for sharing which post made you unsubscribe from a subreddit.
r/dndmemes »
#53
reddit.com/r/dndmemes
292414 subscribers
A place to post all your Dungeon and Dragons memes, funny pictures and other humorous content!
r/Worldprompts »
#54
reddit.com/r/Worldprompts
5102 subscribers
A subreddit for prompts about worldbuilding. A vague question or statement is posed, and people respond with what it might be in their mind.
r/AskGameMasters »
#55
reddit.com/r/AskGameMasters
14251 subscribers
This subreddit is for Game Masters (GM's) of Tabletop RPG's. It's for advice and questions, newbies and wizened old grognards, and anyone (or anything) in between. We are visited by GM's of many different games. As a guideline we encourage Tabletop RPG related questions that are broad enough to...
r/characterforge »
#56
reddit.com/r/characterforge
6931 subscribers
The Character Forge is a place for people to come together in creating characters for works of fiction: RPGs, video games, books, shows, etc.
r/WorldAnvil »
#57
reddit.com/r/WorldAnvil
2241 subscribers
World Anvil's Reddit community. Dedicated to the Worldbuilding Community and the Development of the Application
r/manga »
#58
reddit.com/r/manga
1065545 subscribers
Everything and anything manga! (manhwa/manhua is okay too!) Discuss weekly chapters, find/recommend a new series to read, post a picture of your collection, lurk, etc!
r/Fallout »
#59
reddit.com/r/Fallout
625621 subscribers
A state-of-the-art subreddit from Vault-Tec.
r/lfg »
#60
reddit.com/r/lfg
85402 subscribers
LFG is a place for tabletop gamers to organize groups for the games they love to play.
r/sciencefiction »
#61
reddit.com/r/sciencefiction
118034 subscribers
This reddit is for fans and creators of Science Fiction and related media in any form. SF topics should involve plausible ideas reached through the rational application of science. General speculative fiction posts are fine as long as they involve Science Fiction.
r/TheLastAirbender »
#62
reddit.com/r/TheLastAirbender
418782 subscribers
This is the subreddit for fans of Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra, the comics, the upcoming Netflix live action ATLA series, and all other Avatar content. There is no movie.
r/proceduralgeneration »
#63
reddit.com/r/proceduralgeneration
45969 subscribers
This subreddit is about everything procedurally generated (pictures, games, music...) but random generation is fine too!
r/FATErpg »
#64
reddit.com/r/FATErpg
6480 subscribers
r/WhiteWolfRPG »
#65
reddit.com/r/WhiteWolfRPG
17479 subscribers
A community for fans of White Wolf's roleplaying games, notably the World of Darkness (Vampire: The Masquerade, Werewolf: The Apocalypse, Mage: The Ascension, etc.), Exalted, and Chronicles of Darkness (Vampire: The Requiem, Werewolf: The Forsaken, Mage: The Awakening, etc.).
r/Parahumans »
#66
reddit.com/r/Parahumans
19714 subscribers
A home for fans of Wildbow's web serials, Worm, Pact, Twig, and Ward.
r/trendingsubreddits »
#67
reddit.com/r/trendingsubreddits
67267 subscribers
Subreddits of interest delivered daily.
r/CharacterRant »
#68
reddit.com/r/CharacterRant
11113 subscribers
Come here to talk about fictional characters, events, concepts, objects, etc. Negatively, positively, or even in between, we're here to rant!^^^andaskquestions
r/artifexian »
#69
reddit.com/r/artifexian
2528 subscribers
Artifexian - videos and podcasts designed to show you how to build scientifically plausible fictional settings and languages
r/worlddrawing »
#70
reddit.com/r/worlddrawing
2011 subscribers
For subscribers of /r/worldbuilding and artists to collaborate as a community on drawings of weapons, characters, and worlds they have created!
r/wonderdraft »
#71
reddit.com/r/wonderdraft
30886 subscribers
A community dedicated to the Wonderdraft map making tool for fantasy worlds.
r/movies »
#72
reddit.com/r/movies
21736847 subscribers
News & Discussion about Major Motion Pictures
r/comicbooks »
#73
reddit.com/r/comicbooks
994452 subscribers
A reddit for fans of comic books, graphic novels, and digital comics.
r/Roleplay »
#74
reddit.com/r/Roleplay
33316 subscribers
/r/Roleplay is a creative writing community where you can search for a partner or group to collaborate on writing a story.
r/teenagers »
#75
reddit.com/r/teenagers
1546209 subscribers
r/teenagers is the biggest community forum run by teenagers for teenagers. Our subreddit is primarily for discussions and memes that an average teenager would enjoy to discuss about. We do not have any age-restriction in place but do keep in mind this is targeted for users between the ages of 13 to ...
r/SciFiConcepts »
#76
reddit.com/r/SciFiConcepts
5581 subscribers
r/mylittlepony »
#77
reddit.com/r/mylittlepony
85855 subscribers
/r/mylittlepony is the premier subreddit for all things related to My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Here all fans can discuss the show, share creative works, or connect with fellow members of the community in a safe for work and friendly environment.
r/tabletopgamedesign »
#78
reddit.com/r/tabletopgamedesign
33797 subscribers
All things related to *designing* tabletop RPGs, wargames, and board games.
r/fireemblem »
#79
reddit.com/r/fireemblem
194871 subscribers
A subreddit to discuss the Fire Emblem series of games, and associated media. Fire Emblem is a fantasy tactical role-playing video game franchise developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo. The Fire Emblem series is well known for its innovation and for being one of the first Easter...
r/teslore »
#80
reddit.com/r/teslore
95743 subscribers
/r/teslore is a subreddit dedicated to the discussion and creation of the vast lore of The Elder Scrolls.
r/writingcirclejerk »
#81
reddit.com/r/writingcirclejerk
13375 subscribers
r/illumineighti »
#82
reddit.com/r/illumineighti
714 subscribers
In a world where circlejerks are unlimited, upboats are inbound and Gabe Newell is god. There lies a hidden group called the Illumineighti, you never know where they are, but one thing is for sure. They could be right in your posts.
r/WormFanfic »
#83
reddit.com/r/WormFanfic
8546 subscribers
A subreddit in which you can share good fanfics of Worm.
r/CivilizatonExperiment »
#84
reddit.com/r/CivilizatonExperiment
1480 subscribers
The Civilization Experiment II is a Minecraft server and social experiment taking place in a custom built survival world. Using custom plugins, ore generation, and season-dependent food growth rates, CivEx intends on chronicling the rise and fall of nations, political ideologies, religions, organiza...
r/INTP »
#85
reddit.com/r/INTP
74459 subscribers
This subreddit is for all who are interested in the Jungian INTP personality type.
r/gamedev »
#86
reddit.com/r/gamedev
374564 subscribers
All things related to game development, programming, math, art, music, business, and marketing.
r/Cyberpunk »
#87
reddit.com/r/Cyberpunk
423611 subscribers
A genre of science fiction and a lawless subculture in an oppressive society dominated by computer technology and big corporations.
r/gamedesign »
#88
reddit.com/r/gamedesign
86206 subscribers
For topics related to the design of games for interactive entertainment systems - video games, board games, tabletop RPGs, or any other type. /r/GameDesign is not a subreddit about general game development, nor is it a programming subreddit. This is a place to talk about Game Design and what it ent...
r/PixelArt »
#89
reddit.com/r/PixelArt
252764 subscribers
Welcome to /r/PixelArt, where you can browse, post, ask questions, get feedback and learn about our favorite restrictive digital art form, Pixel Art!
r/nanowrimo »
#90
reddit.com/r/nanowrimo
26340 subscribers
Reddit's unofficial subreddit for those participating in Camp NaNoWriMo or November's novel writing extravaganza! Please note that this community is not supported or affiliated with the official National Novel Writers Month organization in any way. This is purely fan organized.
r/drawing »
#91
reddit.com/r/drawing
1811243 subscribers
This is a subreddit for artists who particularly enjoy drawing and/or are interested in sharing their techniques. Sharing some really awesome pieces by other artists is totally fine too. :)
r/WoT »
#92
reddit.com/r/WoT
50021 subscribers
Subreddit for the Wheel of Time fantasy series by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson.
r/neography »
#93
reddit.com/r/neography
9390 subscribers
A subreddit for discussing and showcasing constructed writing systems. (E.g. Tolkien's Tengwar and Cirth, Read's Shavian alphabet, etc.)
r/homestuck »
#94
reddit.com/r/homestuck
50039 subscribers
A subreddit for Homestuck, Homestuck^2, Hiveswap, Pesterquest and the works of Andrew Hussie. The biggest centralized Homestuck community.
r/custommagic »
#95
reddit.com/r/custommagic
24127 subscribers
Cards for Redditors, by Redditors
r/fifthworldproblems »
#96
reddit.com/r/fifthworldproblems
148278 subscribers
r/TruePokemon »
#97
reddit.com/r/TruePokemon
9617 subscribers
r/TruePokemon is the home for intellectual and insightful discussion about anything to do with Pokémon - be it the main series, spin-off games (Mystery Dungeon, etc.), TCG, the metagame, and so on.
r/SpeculativeEvolution »
#98
reddit.com/r/SpeculativeEvolution
23689 subscribers
Where evolution meets science fiction and art. Speculative Evolution (also called Speculative Biology and Speculative Zoology) is the envisioning of fictional, but scientifically possible creatures that could have existed on an alternate Earth, or might actually exist somewhere on another planet or...
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