On the lookout for 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 write down, worldbuild, or create artwork round 31 spooky prompts! These have been the prompts:
You may learn extra about Spooktober in its problem web page!
My favourite entries
There have been over 150 entries, and over 100 individuals answered no less than 13 prompts to get the Spooktober badge! There have been additionally 90 individuals who answered the immediate “Drown”, a lot of them drowning a Verti (an outdated custom to drown a member of our group), in order that they bought a particular badge too! Subsequent, you’ll be able to see my 5 favourite entries to Spooktober—they’re pure creativity!
“No Trick No Deal with” by Escritora Novata
Once you first open that article you’re introduced with a choose-your-own-adventure story: a brief introduction and three selections. 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 distinct web page, you by no means know the way shut you might be 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 considered one of them! Strixxline’s emotes have been one of many highlights locally throughout Spooktober, and with good motive. They may not be spooky, however they comply with the prompts and, most significantly, are tremendous cute! Take a look at that unquiet zombie dancing! The emote checklist was additionally completed with a pair of emotes primarily based on Janet and Dimitris, which is all the time pretty to see. Try Strixxline’s emotes on World Anvil!
“Shadows on the Door” by RandoScorpio
Somewhat than writing or drawing a distinct 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. Speak about being a completionist! The story is actually 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 totally different method! He wrote the entries within the journal of an adventurer in his world, and every day is a distinct immediate. All the pieces is in first individual, so it’s not solely a really partaking quick story, it’s additionally an especially evocative and galvanizing 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 checklist, however the format of his entry may be very satisfying, and his worldbuilding is top-notch! You’ll discover all types of articles primarily based 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 case you haven’t already!
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