Month: November 2019

Is Your Worldbuilding Efficient?

I’m no author, but I sure like tabletop roleplaying games (like Dungeons and Dragons).  I get a wicked kick out of them, especially playing the game as the gamemaster (referee, storyteller, dungeon master, etc…) because I get to take players on a walk through my world.  In crafting worlds I generally approached them after the…

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Is Your Worldbuilding Efficient?

The Pandyssian Continent

Dishonored remains one of my favorite games for worldbuilding quality. Firstly, I’m a big fan of blending steampunk aesthetics with magic so any attempt already has my attention (see also: Malifaux) but Dishonored, through its books and various overheard conversations, etc… does a particularly fantastic job at immersing you in a world of deep, disconcerting…

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The Pandyssian Continent

Infinity

In this most recent episode of the podcast Seth and I discuss Infinity and its impact on narrative. Because the concept of Infinity is, in itself, unfathomable, it serves nicely as a stand in for absolute mystery, which can be a nice touch for a new world. I’ve been obsessed, in a small way, with…

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Infinity

Gobbles

I’ll be honest with you, dear reader, my interest in Dark Crystal show was near zero on its release. Just didn’t strike me as that great of a premise and my general fear of the uncanny valley kept me from pursuing it. If not for my friends drawing me in there’s no way I would’ve…

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Gobbles

The Senate on Coruscant

I think we can all agree Jarjar Binks gets a bad wrap.  If there’s still some hatred left in your soul for the beleaguered Gungun I’d recommend reviewing some of the videos that speculated his Sith lordship.  The evidence is compelling, I assure you. With that out of the way I have one more bone…

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The Senate on Coruscant

What is Worldbuilding?

Welcome, dear reader, to the first blog written under the WorldCraft Club name!  This is James, I’ll be doing most of the blog writing around here with Seth chiming in once in a while.  I’m certain his voice will also be felt in my writing as he’ll be serving as my editor. This blog will…

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What is Worldbuilding?