marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,
marycatelli
marycatelli

ah world-building

An idea popped up.  For a story

But the question arose, what would the best modern idea that three modern people could bring to upgrade agriculture and so living in a D&D (sorta) medieval universe? They have crop rotation -- maybe contour plowing?  They are at least aware of the circular problem that the people need more food to be able to build the infrastructure to increase agricultural productivity.

And then, what is the best thing they can bring in as their own D&D characters? The decanter of endless water -- endless potable water -- would probably bring about the most change if they could only get enough. But both objects and spellcraft are aimed at adventures.
Tags: role-playing games, world-building: economics, world-building: magic (effects), world-building: magic (objects), world-building: plants
Subscribe

  • villains and conflict

    When writing superhero stories about an inner or philosophical conflict -- what is the best use of my powers? should powers serve the law to preserve…

  • fantastic protocol

    Skipping merrily along in a scene and going, err, ummm. . . . Actually the protocol problems they face do not stem from the fantasy. The heroine is…

  • ah decisions - and tea cups

    In a sort of Regency/Faerie cross-over, the heroine and her family conjure their teacups from flower blossoms. As a retrenching measure. A garrulous…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 2 comments