The February Questions for Federated Worlds.
- 1 The February Questions for Federated Worlds.
Who are you?
What fictional relationship “feels” like your world/conlang?
Are leisure activities commonly done in groups, pairs, alone?
Who’s usually expected to be someone’s cheerleader?
Their partner? Parent? Friends? Mentor?
Do people form groups with people that are the same age as them?
How have family relationships changed over time?
How do people express thanks to their intimates?
Who’s awesome in the Fediverse and why?
How do people meet new folks? How are introductions handled? Are there rules or laws about who can meet whom?
How do people treat outcasts in your world? What makes one an outcast in the first place?
Do people’s names reflect their relationships – parents, spouse(s), tribe, town, occupation, etc.?
Are there formal or informal ranks, titles, status levels? How do these affect other relationships?
How do people refer to each other casually or formally?
How is this changed by their relationship to each other?
How do people express affection for others?
Is it common? Rare?
Is this different for different relationships?
How do people treat criminals in your world? Are criminals punished? How?
What actions are considered a crime?
What constitutes a family structure?
Do genetics play a small or large role?
How about marriage, siblings, love?
How important are friends?
Does this vary widely from person to person?
How common is marriage?
What forms does it take?
Are there laws governing forms or who can marry whom?
How long (if at all) do children stay with their parents?
When/why do they leave home?
How does society treat mentally ill people?
How is mental illness considered by society?
Who is awesome in WorldBuilding and why?
How many generations of a family generally know each other? How many live together commonly?
Who is responsible for raising & educating children? How is this determined? Does it vary with social class or region?
What relationship do people have towards everyday or specialty tools?
Is the family vacation a component of your world?
What about holiday travel in general?
Whose duty is the care of the aging or infirm?
How is this handled?
What relationships do people & society have with/towards animals?
How do would-be romantic or sexual partners (long- or short-term) meet, flirt with, court each other?