/r/worldbuilding metrics (taking escapism to the next level)

For geeks and nerds, artists, writers, philosophers, politicians and scientists alike: The creation of new worlds and new universes has been a key element of science fiction and fantasy. It can also exist outside the realm of scifi-literature and RPG-gaming as a means of exploring possibilities. This subreddit is about sharing your worlds and discussing the many aspects of creating new ones.


Milestone Date Note
May 27, 2017 /r/worldbuilding is trending Trend thread
May 26, 2017 /r/worldbuilding enters TOP 500 subreddits
May 10, 2017 /r/worldbuilding is trending Trend thread
Apr 23, 2017 /r/worldbuilding is trending Trend thread
Apr 14, 2017 /r/worldbuilding is trending Trend thread
Jan 21, 2017 /r/worldbuilding is trending Trend thread
Jan 2, 2017 /r/worldbuilding is trending Trend thread
Dec 31, 2016 /r/worldbuilding hits 100K subscribers
Oct 17, 2016 /r/worldbuilding hits 90K subscribers
Oct 14, 2016 /r/worldbuilding is trending Trend thread
Aug 17, 2016 /r/worldbuilding hits 80K subscribers
May 17, 2016 /r/worldbuilding hits 70K subscribers
Oct 6, 2015 /r/worldbuilding hits 60K subscribers
Sep 29, 2015 /r/worldbuilding is trending Trend thread
Apr 26, 2015 /r/worldbuilding hits 50K subscribers
Nov 15, 2014 /r/worldbuilding hits 40K subscribers
Apr 30, 2014 /r/worldbuilding hits 30K subscribers
Sep 7, 2013 /r/worldbuilding hits 20K subscribers
Dec 12, 2012 /r/worldbuilding hits 10K subscribers
Nov 30, 2012 /r/worldbuilding enters TOP 1K subreddits
Oct 30, 2012 /r/worldbuilding had 5K subscribers when we started tracking
Nov 23, 2009 /r/worldbuilding is born
Total Subscribers


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Subreddit Growth
How /r/worldbuilding growth compares with growth of 1,114,767 other subreddits.
No. 387Fastest growing yesterday
No. 400Fastest growing last 7 days
No. 313Fastest growing last 30 days
No. 169Fastest growing last 90 days



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