The Saharan Inventor.
I was exactied until I went to research the Saharan desert. I then begun to smash my head against the desk as I kept coming to a stop, as I just found the Saharan intself so boring. It's the hottest and largest desert in the world. I kind of trapped my self in the mind set that it had to be in the middle of the desert, only when I began to think about areas surrounding the desert, and oases in the desert I began to construct ideas in my head.
Here is my very basic research so far:
I then had a lot of fun getting people tp help me think of weorkshops of inventors in film and game. Although these aren't exactly the sort of enviroment I want, I just want to collect all I can on the sort of places inventors could live.
Here are my influence maps: