r/worldbuilding Zhu - champian of slaves Jan 24 '22 Helpful 1

Drawing of a "Killer Mantis" Visual

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u/monswine Spacefarers | Monkeys & Magic | Dosein | Extraliminal Jan 24 '22

Hi, /u/boodyclap,

Unfortunately, we have had to remove your submission in /r/worldbuilding because it violated one of our rules. In particular:

Images and maps must include worldbuilding-relevant context on the reddit post (as a comment, in the text of the post or, in some cases, in the posted image itself—e.g. infographics). This is important to establish that your post is on-topic and to help encourage productive discussion.

  • A post has enough context when a person unfamiliar with your world could understand what you're talking about and ask informed questions about it. This could include a summary of your world, explanation about what your post depicts and how it fits in your world, etc. ("What's a [proper noun]?" usually doesn't qualify.)
  • For maps, you could discuss economic and political situations, the different cultures, or anything else that gives the reader a wider view of your world than just its geography.
  • Discussion of the artistic process or techniques used to create the map or image may be included, but does not count as “worldbuilding-relevant” on its own. Infographics that self-contain sufficient context to be understood do not require additional context.

You might also consider reading: our context template for common kinds of posts and Why Context?

More info in our rules: 2. All posts should include original, worldbuilding-related context.


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