This is Contents page for my entire worldbuilding course (I’ll call it a course, but it’s more like a group of articles.)
Special #1 – Hues of Light Under Alien Suns
#4 From Stars to Planets (series of posts)
#5 Designing a Planetary System (series of posts)
#6 The Four Elements (Series of Posts)
Special #2 – Understanding the Planetary Climate System
#6.3 The Four Elements: A Quest for Atmosphere. Forests
#6.6 The Four Elements: The Deep Blue
Carbon cycle, climate patterns, global ocean, ocean circulation, planet’s hydrosphere, weather patterns.
#6.7 The Four Elements: Firepower
Insolation and climate effects. Seasons. Day and twilight length. Timekeeping and calendars. Biological rhythms (maybe).
Special #3 – Sky and Planet Colors
Spreadsheets and References
● How to Create Fictional Science [Blog Post]
More things to talk about (not in that particular order)
#7 Tidal constraints on HZ (M dwarfs here too).
#8 Cosmic catastrophes: how to crash things big and small.
#9 Destructive nature: disasters (floods, volcanoes and supervolcanoes, etc).
#10 Living things. Evolution. Ecosystems. Plants on other worlds.
#12 Dissecting cultures (series, long term, not sequential)
Anything else I forgot to put on my list.