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So, what is worldbuilding?
Wikipedia says, "Worldbuilding is the process of constructing an imaginary world, sometimes associated with a whole fictional universe."
The word universe makes this task sound even more daunting, but that's just what it is. A complete world in and of itself where your characters live and breathe and YOU or I in this case, have to make readers feel like it's real.
What does this entail?
And these are just the basics, because beyond this, it's necessary to make characters fit within these parameters like it's their natural way of life. And then, yes then, you get the job of making the reader feel like they're in this world as well--and not only that, it's a world that (no matter how upside-down or backward) still makes sense.
So I'm curious any of you worldbuilders out there or readers of fantasy (or even historical), what makes a world feel real to you? What do you want to see in a fantasy universe and how to do you go about creating one?