This week on World Anvil, we’ll be talking to the winners of the tavern challenge, helping our community learn about how to monetize their worlds, and give advice on what to do when you players go way off from what you planned! Come by our blog, stages, and livestream events to grab inspiration for your worlds!

Summer Camp 2022 Meet-Ups and Live Picnics

We have about four weeks until the start of Summer Camp Picnics (Whooo)! For this Summer Camp 2022, Dimitris and Janet are coming to meet their amazing community ❤. Do you live in or close by to Copenhagen, Denmark? London, UK? How about New York City, Miami, or Washington DC in the US? Click on your location to join us for picnics and worldbuilding games by grabbing your Summer Camp 2022 ticket. You can also find out more by going to our “Summer Camp Meet Ups for 2022″ blog post! (Tickets are free but limited!)

Summer Camp Meet-Ups and Picnic Dates for 2022

Join educational Live Events this week

Get involved in the World Anvil Community this week (2nd May – 8th May) for one-shot advice for our upcoming challenge, live community support, and inspirational worldbuilding tips.

1st Week of May's Calendar of Community Events

Tavern Challenge Retrospective (Discord Community Stage)

This Thursday, we’ll be hearing from the winners and participants of the Tavern Challenge as we go back and revisit our hard work. Of course, thanks once again to everyone who took part in the Tavern Challenge. Join us on World Anvil Discord Stage for insights into how you can spruce up your taverns, new and old.

  • Topic: “It’s My Round” Tavern Challenge Retrospective
  • When: Thursday 5th May at 11:00AM PT / 7:00PM UK
  • Where: World Anvil Discord (World Anvil Radio)

New Features Revealed and Live Support (Community Livestream)

This Friday, is our Community Livestream. We will have minor development updates plus your World Anvil questions answered. Yes, you can tune in to Ask us Anything, learn what’s happening, and take part in the livestream raffles, too!

  • Topic: Community Livestream
  • When: Friday 6th May at 11:00AM PT / 7:00PM UK
  • Where: World Anvil Twitch channel

Monetization 101 (Zoom Seminar)

On this Saturday, we’ll be giving our Monetization seminar to Sage+ on Zoom! We’ll be talking about branding and social media, paid advertising on a budget, and using World Anvil to tie all of this together. Seats are limited so, check your email and notifications to sign up on Eventbrite. You still have time to upgrade to Sage so you can join us!

  • Topic: Monetization 101 Seminar
  • When: Saturday 7th May at 11:00AM PT / 7:00PM UK
  • Where: Zoom via invite for Sage+ only (Check your notifications and email!)

What to do When Players go off Track! (Community Livestream)

Picture this; you’ve built, planned, and prepped your adventure, maybe even with branching paths to account for player hijinks, but your players still go away from what you planned! This can happen with collaborative storytelling, but how can we prepare for and handle these situations? Check out our discussion on our Question of the Week channel on the World Anvil Discord, and tune in to hear advice on how you can bring the plot to your players this Sunday on the World Anvil Twitch Channel.

  • Topic: What To Do When Players Go Off-Piste!
  • When: Sunday 8th May at 11:00AM PT / 7:00PM UK
  • Where: World Anvil Twitch channel

Look Ahead for Educational Live Events next week

Want to know what we’re doing next week (9th May – 15th May)? Read on to find out how you can get involved in these community events.

2nd Week of May's Calendar of Community Events

Get involved with World Anvil’s Community Competitions & Challenges!

As always, competitions and challenges are an amazing way to motivate yourself, and a great reason to share your worldbuilding with the community and the wider world. And, with community feedback, we have changed the way we are doing them! You can read more about them in our blog post for new judging process! 

  • Join our new Rivers and Waterways Competition and win prizes just for participating 😉! Water is the lifeblood of any civilization, so how has your world been affected by its waterways? Use the geography template and publish your article to enter and create any kind of waterway your heart desires: from a volcanic river of lava, to a lake, to under-the-sea river. The world and its waterways are your oyster!

Community Stream Raffle

This week, we raffled off a FANTASTIC Mini from Eldritch Foundry STL on our Community Livestream! Tune into the livestreams for a chance to win amazing prizes every week!


That’s all for this week, lovely beans! See you next week for the recap, and until then – grab your hammer, and go worldbuild!

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