Thursday, July 29, 2021

Codex of Mother's Gate: a worldbuilding directory

This post is part of a series to augment the Codex of the Known World available for free download.

The best and latest worldbuilding resources are gathered here at www.DNFrost.com/codex.

Find more content navigation in my Resource Directory.



Check out these TotKW worldbuilding categories:

For the prophetic portents from the saga, see www.DNFrost.com/prophesy.

And for the books of the Known World, see www.DNFrost.com/books.



What is Worldbuilding? On this website, the worldbuilding tag refers to ideas about developing an immersive setting for stories.

The worldbuilding resource series focuses on my Known World, and the worldbuilding workshop series focuses on your own world.

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Codex of the Known World: a free download

Immerse yourself in the Known World with this collection of notes and resources.

You'll learn about the world's cultures and prophesy, plus magic, language, and maps.

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Download your worldbuilding guide Codex of the Known World here.



What is Prophesy? On this website, the prophesy tag refers to ideas about predicting the future and the impact of such predictions.

The prophesy resource series explores the inner workings of prophesy, and the riddle in rhyme series shares actual prophetic verse.

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Prophesy Appendix

This prophetic guide details the role and cultural impact of prophesy, as well as the inner workings of the prophetic cycle.

Nearly all merfolk men produce a portent every twenty days, and they devote their lives to interpretation.

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Notes on prophesy


A Note on the Uncommon Spelling of Prophesy: three linguistic reasons for the variant spelling www.DNFrost.com/language #TotKW A language resource by D.N.Frost Part 1 of a series.
This 3-part post series delves into the nuances of prophesy and its cultural impact.

It starts with A Note on the Uncommon Spelling of Prophesy and expands into ideas about the culture of the prophetic merfolk and the role of prophesy in their daily lives and stories.

Explore posts 2-3 here:




Download your worldbuilding guide Codex of the Known World here.



What is Culture? On this website, the culture tag refers to ideas about cultural variety, from real-world cultures to invented ones.

The cultural resource series focuses on peoples of my Known World, and the cultural workshop series focuses on your own world.

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Merfolk Royalty

This peek at my personal notes gives details about the current royal family and their titles.

It also outlines how titles are assigned and how terms of address are determined.

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Ancient Merfolk Calendar

This peek at my personal notes explains the Known World's solar and lunar cycles.

It also shows how to use any calendar date to calculate the phases of both moons.

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That's it for this post! Check out the latest worldbuilding resources for more.

Download the Codex of the Known World here, or start your adventure below.






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