Tell the Story of an Underground Civilization

Prompt

Invent a civilization that exists entirely underground.

1. What is the culture like? What type of food do they eat? What is their music like? What type of art do they create? What are their beliefs and how do they communicate them? What do they value and how do they reward this? What stories do they tell?
2. What kinds of buildings does it have? What is the architecture like? What does the layout look like? How is this civilization organized?
3. What are the laws? What type of government do they have? Is it an autocracy? Plutocracy? Oligarchy? Representative republic? Direct democracy?
4. What do they do for fun? How do they stay entertained?
5. How does their educational system work? What subjects do they have? What do the students learn?
6. What type of technology do they have? What are the tools that they use? How does their underground transportation work?
7. How does their economy work? What products they have? What kind of money do they use? What jobs do they have? What are the social classes?
You’re going to create a model of this underground civilization.

You can make this in Minecraft or you can make this by hand using repurposed materials.

Make it so that anyone who visits this civilization would be able to discover every aspect of this civilization.

Don’t forget to experiment and make tons of glorious mistakes. It’s going to be awesome because it’s yours and it’s coming from your creative mind.

 

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Design a City for Superheroes

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Design a School on Mars

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Design the Ultimate Tree House

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Divergent Thinking Challenge

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Invent Your Own Class

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Create a Tiny House

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Design a City in the Sky

Prompt

You are leading a team of elite engineers and innovative architects that will design the first ever city in the sky.

Impossible?
Maybe.

A wild idea?
Absolutely.

Amazing?
If you make it that way.

So, consider the following:

Where would people live? What would the buildings be like? What type of architectural style would they have?

What kinds of transportation would residents use? Maybe floating pods? Perhaps parkour streets?
How would you take care of health and sanitation?
What would the schools be like? What would students learn?
What type of technology would they use? How would they communicate?
What would the food be like? How would they grow it?
What would people do for fun? What kinds of sports would they play? What would entertainment be like?
What would the layout be like? How would the city be organized?

Your city must be safe, self-sustaining, and ideal for life.

You can create a physical model or design your city in Minecraft.

Don’t forget to experiment and make tons of glorious mistakes. It’s going to be awesome because it’s yours and it’s coming from your creative mind.

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Invent a Sport Played with Jet Packs

Prompt

You’re sitting at home on a boring afternoon when suddenly you hear a knock on the door. You stand still but the door flies open and a box tumbles forward. There’s a tag addressed to you so naturally you open it up and realize that it’s a jet pack! You fly it around your neighborhood and when you arrive home, you have an idea. You decide to invent a sport played with jet packs.

Now here’s the fun part.

Invent a sport played with jet packs.

What is the point of the sport? How do you win?

How many players are there? What do they do? Is it an individual or a team sport?

What equipment do you use?

What kind of a court or field do you use? What are the dimensions?

What are the rules?

How do you keep it exciting? Are there any time limits?

Now give this sport a name. How about Zigglepoff or Slamerduff? Okay, you can probably come up with a better name than that.

Now that you’ve invented the sport, write the instruction manual for your sport. Make sure that it is detailed but also easy to understand.

 

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