Terrestrial planets can be so much more than just barren, rocky planets or earth analogs.
In this Artifexian video, I go through seven types of terrestrial planet that, I think, would make very interesting settings.
Imagine a story set on a planet composed entirely of Iron, or on a world of burning ice. Imagine characters having to trek across vast diamond fields and sail across oceans of crude oil.
Don’t get me wrong, garden planets like earth are far from mundane. But there’s more to terrestrial planets…a lot more.