The Worldbuilding Meta is a set of prompts and templates that establish your world’s unique premise and foundational concepts. It’s designed to guide you towards more purposeful and satisfying worldbuilding. The Meta is a feature that’s unique to World Anvil, and is part of our Agile Worldbuilding methodology. Join Madeline, our Community Liaison, as we cover the basics of the Worldbuilding Meta, as well as advice and tips to help you stay focused, motivated, and avoid worldbuilders disease!



  • What the Worldbuilding Meta is and where to find it
  • How fantasy writers and GMs use the Meta
  • How to develop an “elevator pitch” to get others excited about your world.
  • How to prioritize (and organize) your worldbuilding plan
  • How Meta gives you a head start on Player Primers