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Summer Camp 2018

30 days, 30 prompts - 300 words each - $750+ In prizes!

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Prizes

There's a veritable treasure trove of prizes to be won!
  • Multiple DUNGEONFOG Memberships and one very special Membership for LIFE.
  • Over $200 Worth of Dice Gift cards by Tabletop Loot
  • 10 x $30 Vouchers for PDF books from Modiphius
  • D&D 5e Dungeon Masters Guide signed by Satine Phoenix and Ruty Rutenburg
  • Cthulhu Dark signed copy
  • Spire: City Must fall RPG signed copy
  • Crystal Heart Comics signed by Eran Aviram and Aviv Or
  • Set of secret dice with a very special message (to be revealed only to the owner)
  • Custom made prizes from Dimitris and Janet for special categories winners

The Prompts

Click on a prompt to write your response! Once you have over 300 words you will be able to submit it.
Let the games begin!

Location

Write an introduction to the geography of your world. (optional: share a map!)

It could be a grand world map, a country or even just the local area of a town!
Building

Describe the most impressive landmark in your world.

Think world wonders, Niagara Falls, the Pyramids, the Colossus, the Great Wall of China or the Great Barrier Reef.
Organization

Which criminal organization in your world is the most notorious, and why?

Think Mafia, Crime Syndicates, Thieves Guilds or the Dark Brotherhood.
Settlement

Describe a settlement that’s a major trade hub. what can you find there?

Think luxury foods, exotic spices, special materials, strange races or animals.
Ethnicity

Describe the most marginalised ethnicity in your world.

Why does everyone hate them? Is it for historical, religious, cultural, superstitious or other reasons?
Profession

Which is the most prestigious profession in your world?

What famous people are in this line of work?
Language

What are some common insults unique to a language in your world?

Start a language by adding the common phrases and the most creative common insults you can think of.
Myth

What’s the most famous fairy tale or children’s story in your world?

Who are the protagonists, and does it have a happy ending?
Condition

Describe the most feared illness or condition in your world?

Lycanthropy or the common cold?
Material

What unique resource exists in your world? what are its properties?

Perhaps it is exclusive to a certain location, or an important material in construction.
Person

Write about a hero in your world who changed history.

Are they celebrated or relatively unknown?
Person

Write about a villain in your world who changed history.

Were they successful in their endeavours?
Technology

Describe one technology which fundamentally altered your world.

Who has access to this and how can it be used?
Organization

Write about an ancient kingdom, nation or empire in your world.

Does it still exist? If not, how did it fall?
Species

Describe a species in your world associated with good or bad luck.

It could be an animal, sentient race or a plant.
Building

Describe a building that was once a grand place, but is now ruined.

What happened to it? Are there any plans for it's future?
Vehicle

What is the most stylish method of transportation in your world?

What makes it so fancy?
Document

Describe the most influential or well-known book within your world.

Is it associated with certain ethnicities in your world?
Species

Describe a species in your world used for medicinal purposes.

How is it processed or used?
Item

What is considered the most valuable item ever created in your world?

Think relics, jewels, overpriced technology or exquisite royal robes.
Ritual

What is the most popular sport in your world? explain the rules.

Football, fencing, figure skating and fishing.
Ritual

Describe the traditional funeral rites of a culture in your world.

Are there any alternatives?
Rank

What’s the highest rank in a powerful organisation within your world.

How is this title earned?
Militaryconflict

Describe the events of the shortest war in your world’s history?

What made it so short? Who won?
Ritual

What traditions surround courting and marriage in one culture of your world?

Are there any strange rules that this culture practises?
Myth

Describe the greatest pirate legend in your world. did it really happen?

AND WHAT ABOUT THE TREASURE!?
Prose

Share a short poem, haiku or song that was written by someone in your world.

It could be about the events of the time in your world, or something made up!
Species

Describe the most exotic pet in your world? why is it so rare?

Is it exclusive to certain regions in your world? How dangerous is it?
Settlement

What’s the biggest city in your world, and what’s its history?

What kinds of people visit here? What is the trade like?
Plot

Outline a brief plot of a story that could take place in your world.

Reflect back upon your answers to all of the existing questions and outline the beginning of a story!

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Rules

 
 
This is a new type of challenge! Read these rules carefully before taking part!
 

Timescale

Challenge announced: 30th June 2018
Challenge begins: 1st July 2018 00:00 BST
Challenge ends: 31st July 2018 23:59 BST  

Complete 10 duels to win the copper badge

Complete 20 duels to win the silver badge

Complete all 30 duels to win the gold badge
 
You can choose how you want to take part and complete the duels in any order you like! Pace yourself by completing one duel per day, or do as many as you like in one go! It doesn't matter if you miss a day, but the challenge deadline is final.
  Read each question carefully and make the best use of article template to expand your worldbuilding. If you are stuck on a duel, ask your friends for help!   Join us on Twitter and Discord where every day of the challenge we will be showing you tips, tricks and inspiration to help you complete the challenge. If you manage to complete the minimum wordcount for all 30, you will have achieved 9,000 words!  

Entries of the prize winners will be checked for spamming before awarding any prizes and offenders will be disqualified from all future major competitions

Last Update Sat, Oct 1st 2022 02:39