If you are a worldbuilder or mapmaker working at a global scale, it can be helpful to have an actual globe to guide you. If your world is an alternate Earth, then you are in luck. You can go to Amazon or troll the thrift stores and garage sales for a cheap globe of the Earth. All done.
For the rest of us, the globe we need cannot be found in any thrift store. So we make our own.
The above is an 8 inch desktop decorative globe I bought at a furniture store. Globes run for about $15-$30 at stores, or cheaper if you can find them used. What you want is a sturdily built globe with no raised relief.
Accuracy is not important. Any out-of-date bo
Alright, so I love D&D, and one of the things I love the most is building the worlds for it. At the moment, I am building a world to end all worlds. It is known as Korhase. I'm not anywhere close to being done with the map, seeing as how I am doing everything. I am naming everything. I have a huge piece of paper with all of the mountains, rivers, forests, swamps, valleys, cliffs, deserts, hills, etc. And then I go through and name every single one of them. I have a little over two hundred named so far. I have yet to go in and place and name every single man-made thing as well. I'm going to create a map of the whole world on photoshop, the