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In Belgrath the Sorceror, Eddings spends a few paragraphs discussing how the Breaking of the World affected the climate of the affected continent(s). He did an excellent job without getting bogged down. I was impressed myself that he mentioned that breaking a continent into two and the resultant new sea would have an effect on the whole world; I've come across several authors who will ignore everything outside the immediate affected area, keeping it essentially the same, even if logic would dictate otherwise. (Piers Anthony is good at recognizing wide-spread effects as well.)
I'm not sure if this would be better in Troper Tales, but there's no troper tales page for this page and I don't know how to start one, so here's my little anecdote: I created this fictional world called Elementia, and it's divided up into not four but ten sections: Earth, Fire, Water, Air, Metal, Wood, Electricity, Ice, Dark, and Light. Needless to say, it was largely a Patchwork Map.
P. S. If anyone knows how to start a troper tales page for this trope, please do so, and move my discussion post to it, sans the P. S. ... thing.
Crafting a Troper Tales page is simple enough- take this address, put the name of the subject you want to Troper Tales after it, and then click enter. As you can see, by creating a placeholder example I have automatically created the page, and you are free to to post anecdotes in it as you wish.
Thanks! I copypasted my discussion post to the Troper Tales entry, sans the opening and ending things, and deleted the placeholder. Hopefully this new Troper Tales entry will grow larger with the help of the Wiki Magic.
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