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Conworlding, also called worldbuilding, is the process of constructing an imaginary world, sometimes associated with a whole fictional universe. The resulting world may be called a constructed world or a conworld. The term "worldbuilding" was popularized at science fiction writers' workshops in the 1970s. Developing an imaginary setting with coherent qualities such as a history, geography, and ecology is a key task for many science fiction or fantasy writers. Worldbuilding often involves the creation of maps, a backstory, and people for the world. Constructed worlds can enrich the backstory and history of fictional works, and it is not uncommon for authors to revise their constructed worlds while completing its associated work. Constructed worlds can be created for personal amusement and mental exercise, or for specific creative endeavors such as novels, video games, or role-playing games. (read more)

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Q-Lo in 2011.

Author: Centrist16
Project: Altverse II
Occupations: Singer, rapper, songwriter, actor
Genres: Hip Hop, Styxie rap, R&B
Labels: Chicago Star, Skid Row Productions
Summary: Sir Jermaine Carter Williams. Jr. KRS (June 23, 1989 – January 22, 2018), better known by his stage name Q-Lo was a Sierran rapper, singer, and songwriter. He first gained prominence for his role as Internet personality, Jeremy J., a vlogger and comedian, who posted daily videos on video-sharing sites. Following the release of his first mixtape, No Second Chances, Sierran recording label Chicago Star signed Williams up in 2009. Following his record deal, Williams re-branded himself as "Q-Lo" and his first studio album, Coup De Grâce, produced hit singles, "We Down All Day" and "Saturdays Only" which both debuted as number three and five on the Soundbase Top 200 and Sunset 100 charts respectively. After his album, Hoosier's Man, Q-Lo made the decision to move to Porciúncula from his hometown Oakalona in 2011.

William's music predominantly featured him rapping although some of his songs feature his own singing as well. He has been lauded for his innovative and eccentric style, experimenting with sounds derived from other genres into each of his albums. In his lifetime, Williams amassed seventeen Sierra's Choice Awards, seven BAM awards, nine Percy Awards, and attained several records on the Soundbase and Sunset Top 40 charts. Williams co-founded and managed Skid Row Productions (originally founded as Skid Row Records), a subsidiary of OP Entertainment.

Williams died of an accidental codeine overdose on January 22, 2018 while he was on tour in Honolulu. Williams' death was met with an outpooring of mourning and tributes by fans, friends, family members, and other musicians and artists from both admirers and those that he had collaborated including both SRS and non-SRS artists alike. In 2020, unreleased completed songs and uncompleted ones that were finished were featured in the album Fire Shack which is the first postomous Q-Lo album. The album was planned before his death and was to be a collaboration, but its production would be finished much later due to his death. It would go on to become the best selling album in Sierra in 2020. (more...)

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Patron Article of the Month – List of political parties in Kalșeri by Symposium, selected by Yuutarou

Kalșeri is a multi-party democracy, where multiple parties regularly contest in national and cantonal elections.

After achieving independence in 1783, the Kalșerian political landscape has been traditionally dominated by the Whig Party and the Liberal Republican Party.

Starting from the 1890s, the Labor Party, the Christian Democrats and the Farmers' Party have also enjoyed popularity between the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century. The collapse of the Whigs is often seen as the "First Restructuring" of Kalșerian politics.

While short-lived, Ioen Rovuan's presidency played a major role in the "Second Restructuring" of Kalșerian politics, as the Labor Party absorbed several left-wing parties and became the Social Cooperation Party, and the Christian Democrats merged with the Liberal Republican Party, forming the Liberal Democratic Party. A two-party system akin to that of the United States was thus established.

The 1987 general election is seen as the "Third Restructuring" of the Kalșerian political ecosystem, bringing an end to the two-party system in place since 1959. Since then, a number of third parties, such as the National Democrats, Reformers, Kalșerians for Change and the Libertarians, have elected upwards of ten representatives to Congress.

A party must have 500 members to qualify for presidential and Congress elections. A party loses its eligibility for national elections when the number of members is less than 500 for three straight years, or upon dissolution.

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