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Template - Culture

For purposes of this template, culture refers to social structure, whereas the Race Template deals with physiological makeup. People of the same race may be a part of many different possible cultures.

This one will probably grow and change over time. There's a lot to think about when building a culture, and this really only scratches the surface. It's more a list of things to consider. Always remember to think about why a culture would develop a certain way - how might their environment and history play into it?

General

Culture name(s):
Possible races:
Notable characters in your story:
Regional physical differences (if applicable):
Homeland:
Leadership:
Language(s):
Race relations:
General demeanor:
Trivia:
Other information:

Detailed Cultural Information

Social classes:
Importance of work:
Importance of time:
Values:
Opinions of magic:
General world view:
Understanding of the natural world:
Religion / beliefs:
Religious rituals:
Holidays / customs:
Naming conventions:
Gender roles:
Family roles and responsibilities:
Child-raising beliefs:
Ideas about fairness:
Ideas about friendship:
Concept of self:
Concept of beauty:
Ideas about modesty:
Styles of dress:
Art types / styles:
Music types / styles:
Literature:
Foods:
Eating habits:
Facial expressions:
Gestures:
Humor:
Personal space:
Rules of social etiquette:
Housing: