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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.
  • 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.
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Capital: Harbin
Population: 109,520,844
Leader: Premier Liu Zhou
Project: Altverse
Author: User:Dog of War
Summary: Manchuria, officially known as the Manchu Republic, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It borders Russia to the north and to the east, China to the west, North Korea to the south east and the Yellow Sea to the south. Its capital is Harbin and largest city Mukden, possessing a population of 119,042,926 people, the twelfth highest in the world, in between Mexico and the Lan Na. It is the ninth largest country in Asia behind its neighbour Mongolia and the 26th in the world at 1,165,000km2, being larger then Turkey but smaller then Mozambique. It is governed as an unitary presidential republic with a multi-party democracy. (more...)

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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) Ivalice 508 LinkFA-star
  2. (cat) Georgeland 482
  3. (cat) Kingdom of Sierra 374 LinkFA-star
  4. (cat) Koiwai 293
  5. (cat) East Asian Federation (EAF) 276
  6. (cat) Union of Everett (EV) 259 LinkFA-star
  7. (cat) New Cambria 253
  8. (cat) Southern Cross Republic (SCR) 234 LinkFA-star
  9. (cat) Lorica 225
  10. (cat) Warpcraft 192
  11. (cat) Republic of Surea 177
  12. (cat) Allied States of America (ASA) 174 LinkFA-star
  13. (cat) Grand Yarphese Republic (YPGN) 174 LinkFA-star
  14. (cat) Leubantia 173
  15. (cat) 20x Universe 172
  16. (cat) Baltic Union (BU) 171
  17. (cat) New Coordinates 159
  18. (cat) Nearly Real World (NRW) 155
  19. (cat) Europa 145
  20. (cat) SubWorld 143
  21. (cat) Faith 135
  22. (cat) Estreoth 124
  23. (cat) Kania 120
  24. (cat) Lecrotia 113
  25. (cat) Heigard 108
  26. (cat) Garbaterra 100
  27. (cat) Euskadi 75
  28. (cat) Wessex and Cornwall 75
  29. (cat) Future World (FW) 74
  30. (cat) Altverse 69
  31. (cat) Antarctica 69
  32. (cat) Ardenjost 68
  33. (cat) Occitania 64
  34. (cat) Atlion 64
  35. (cat) Canopus 59
  36. (cat) Dendrius galaxy 58
  37. (cat) Beast World 56
  38. (cat) Kyratovia 55

  • Note: This only lists the top 50 conworld projects with at least 50 pages on this site, according to Special:MostLinkedCategories. There are many other smaller conworlds on this site. This info is not necessarily up to date.
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