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20 – What is Worldbuilding?

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Happy anniversary! It’s been one year since we’ve been publishing content related to Worldbuilding for you! We’re excited to continue that journey, but we first wanted to explore the ways we’ve been learning about worldbuilding. What new tips and tricks have we discussed? What sorts of things are we looking forward to in the future?…

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20 – What is Worldbuilding?

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19 – Pulp Settings

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19 - Pulp Settings
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Join us for the whimsical and adventurous tales of Jon, Marcos, and Seth as they explore the deep unknowns of the pulp setting! Will our intrepid archaeologists get lost in an ancient tomb with cursed treasures, or get held up by ne’er do wells as a hardened gumshoe? Join us as we discuss what made…

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19 – Pulp Settings

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18 – How We Build Our Worlds

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18 - How We Build Our Worlds
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What does the WorldCraft Club even do when they’re not on air? Why, they build worlds, obviously. Today Marcos and Seth are questioned by James about the worlds they’ve been making. Seth dives into his digital world of Nova Terra and talks about its origins in the world of programming and testing extreme variables. His…

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18 – How We Build Our Worlds

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17 – Super Science

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Advanced technology beyond our imagination. Unbelievable discoveries. Dimensions and galaxies unknown. What happens when you push science fiction to the limits? Super Science is a tone where scientific discoveries that push past the boundaries of our real world are found, allowing the audience and readers to explore a world beyond what we can normally conceive….

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17 – Super Science

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Painting Your World with Cannon Fodder

This blog was written by the talented Marcos. As a long time contributor to the podcast you’ve definitely heard his voice or at least felt his presence via his mad editing skills. This blog represents some more scattered thoughts he’s had about violence, murder and mooks (cannon fodder) in fictional worlds. It’s a great reflection…

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Painting Your World with Cannon Fodder

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16 – Interview: Jog Brogzin

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16 - Interview: Jog Brogzin
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Writing engaging worlds and creating evocative settings with words is good, but what kind of feelings and character can we portray from visual worldbuilding? In studio we have Jog Brogzin, an accomplished fantasy cartographer and artist, who is known for his detailed pen and paper maps. Join us as we see how each dungeon, landscape,…

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16 – Interview: Jog Brogzin

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15 – What is Not Told

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15 - What is Not Told
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Description – What if it’s better to leave some parts of your world unwritten? It’s entirely possible that your audience will do a better job at building your world than you will. Seth, James and Jon talk about the deep mysteries in your world and why sometimes they should stay just out of your audience’s…

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15 – What is Not Told

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Mechanics are the Bridge Between Worlds and the Players Who Inhabit Them

Shivs are a vital and rare resource in the Last of Us, they unlock doors, allow for quick and stealthy kills or rescue you from the embrace of a savage clicker. They’re a gameplay mechanic in a gritty, fairly realistic world and, if taken too literally, are entirely immersion breaking. This is not a criticism…

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Mechanics are the Bridge Between Worlds and the Players Who Inhabit Them

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Zombie Threat: Runners or Walkers?

It might be best to open with this video, it’s a plot hole explainer from Shaun of the Dead and it’s pretty neat. I’m a massive fan of satirical movies. They have this great way of exposing the weaknesses (and many of the strengths) of a given genre at storytelling. This scene lays out one…

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Zombie Threat: Runners or Walkers?

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Zombie Head Smashing

This blog continues on from the prior entry dealing with zombies and, since apparently I forgot to upload this one from last week I’ll be uploading not one, but two zombie blogs (today and friday)! I almost never talk about the Worldcraft Club outside of folks who are actively interested. Except for my wife. She…

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Zombie Head Smashing

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