This week on World Anvil, we’re discussing art for the rivers and waterways competition, chatting with Ethnis about Brave New World building, Interviewing Roll20’s specialist about their amazing VTT, and diving into the water-powered societies of steam and dreams!

Summer Camp 2022 Meet-Ups and Live Picnics

We’re almost down to the last two weeks until the start of Summer Camp Picnics where Dimitris and Janet come to see the amazing World Anvil community and play world building games; grab your tickets before it’s too late by clicking the location links – tickets are free but limited!

Do you live in or close by:

Click on your location to join us for picnics and world building 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!

Summer Camp Meet-Ups and Picnic Dates for 2022

Join educational Live Events this week

Get involved in the World Anvil Community this week (16th May – 22nd May) for one-shot advice for our upcoming challenge, live community support, and inspirational world building tips.

3rd Week of May's Calendar of Community Events

Paint in the Waterways (Discord Community Stage)

This Thursday, we are looking at art challenges that surround waterways – everything from MerMay to community initiatives. Join us on World Anvil Discord Stage for insights into how to integrate art into your rivers and waterways!

  • Topic: Paint the Waterways
  • When: Thursday 19th May at 11:00AM PT / 7:00PM UK
  • Where: World Anvil Discord (World Anvil Radio)

Brave New World building (Community Livestream)

It’s back! We’re talking about Ethnis with the minds behind the world, Ademal and Barron! Join us for world building tips and dissecting an amazing world in our community!

  • Topic: Community & Brave New World Building Stream 
  • When: Friday 20th May at 11:00AM PT / 7:00PM UK
  • Where: World Anvil Twitch channel

Roll20 Livestream Interview (Interview Livestream)

This Saturday, we’re interviewing Roll20: the specialists on how to play D&D and TTRPGs Online! If you don’t have the opportunity to play your favorite tabletop games in person, check out our stream for tips on how to up your online game and make it as awesome as possible with the tools Roll20 provide!

  • Topic: Roll20 Livestream Interview
  • When: Saturday 21st May at 11:00AM PT / 7:00PM UK
  • Where: World Anvil Twitch channel

Water-Powered Societies of Steam & Dreams

What are some amazing ways the abundance of water can affect civilizations? Why not steampunk and everything in between? Check out our discussion on our Question of the Week channel in our Discord and join us on Sunday on the World Anvil Twitch Channel!

  • Topic: Water-Powered Societies of Steam & Dreams
  • When: Sunday 22nd 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 (23rd May – 29th May)? Read on to find out how you can get involved in these community events.

Weekly Schedule for 23rd to to 29th of May


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 world building 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! 

  • You have less than two weeks left to join the Rivers and Waterways Competition and win prizes just for participating 😉! For this challenge we’re asking you: what are important waterways in your world? Water is world building gold as it shapes not only the surrounding land but also the civilization that depends upon it. Use the geography template and publish your article to enter and create any kind of waterway your heart desires!

Community Stream Raffle

This week, we raffled off an ABSOLUTELY LOVELY Mini from Eldritch Foundry 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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