In search of some worldbuilding inspiration? Nicely, Spooktober 2022 is over, so it’s a good time to take a look at some inspiring worldbuilding from our group! Let’s check out my favourite entries from Spooktober.
What was Spooktober 2022?
Spooktober 2022 ran in October—we challenged you to put in writing, worldbuild, or create artwork round 31 spooky prompts! These had been the prompts:
You’ll be able to learn extra about Spooktober in its problem web page!
My favourite entries
There have been over 150 entries, and over 100 individuals answered at the least 13 prompts to get the Spooktober badge! There have been additionally 90 individuals who answered the immediate “Drown”, lots of them drowning a Verti (an outdated custom to drown a member of our group), in order that they received a particular badge too! Subsequent, you possibly can see my 5 favourite entries to Spooktober—they’re pure creativity!
“No Trick No Deal with” by Escritora Novata
If you first open that article you’re offered with a choose-your-own-adventure story: a brief introduction and three decisions. No Trick No Deal with makes use of the Spooktober prompts to create an interactive story, and it even makes use of digital cube rolls for random occasions! My favourite factor is that as a result of every occasion opens in a special web page, you by no means understand how shut you’re to the ending—and this makes it much more spooky! Try No Trick No Deal with on World Anvil.
“Emote Season” by Strixxline
I anticipated many issues from Spooktober, however emotes weren’t one in all them! Strixxline’s emotes had been one of many highlights locally throughout Spooktober, and with good cause. They won’t be spooky, however they comply with the prompts and, most significantly, are tremendous cute! Take a look at that unquiet zombie dancing! The emote record was additionally completed with a pair of emotes based mostly on Janet and Dimitris, which is at all times beautiful to see. Try Strixxline’s emotes on World Anvil!
“Shadows on the Door” by RandoScorpio
Moderately than writing or drawing a special factor for every immediate, RandoScorpio wrote a single story that included all of them! Additionally they wrote particular person articles for every immediate (or teams of prompts) to elucidate how they arrive into play within the story. Discuss being a completionist! The story is admittedly good and correctly spooky too—with AI-generated artwork to get you within the temper. Try Shadows on the Door on World Anvil!
“Comprilith Journey Log” by Stormbril
Stormbril additionally picked some prompts and created a single article—however with a barely completely different method! He wrote the entries within the journal of an adventurer in his world, and every day is a special immediate. Every little thing is in first individual, so it’s not solely a really participating quick story, it’s additionally an especially evocative and provoking piece of worldbuilding. Try the Comprilith Journey Log on World Anvil!
Spooktober articles from TJTrewin
TJ’s method to Spooktober was extra by-the-rules than the remainder of examples on this record, however the structure of his entry may be very satisfying, and his worldbuilding is top-notch! You’ll discover all kinds of articles based mostly on the prompts, and tons of inspiring artwork to attract you into the world. Try TJ’s Spooktober entries on World Anvil!
Which was your favourite immediate? Let me know within the feedback—and begin getting ready for WorldEmber in the event you haven’t already!
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