EDO

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EDO is an acronym for "Elves, Dwarves, Orcs" and refers to fantasy conworlds that are structured similarly as Middle-earth, especially with regard to the races that inhabit them. EDO conworlds are used especially in role-playing games.

Examples of EDO worlds

Less typical EDO worlds

  • Glorantha, with races that only distantly resemble the standard races
  • The Elvenpath; Elves and Dwarves are humans, and orcs do not exist
  • Rosæ Crux, an alternative history based on The Elvenpath
  • Shadowrun, cyber-fantasy
  • Warhammer 40,000; Elves, Dwarves and Orcs are alien races