Episodes: 5 Columns

45 – Using Tropes In Your Worldbuilding

Everyone’s afraid of being unoriginal. I mean, it’s understandable that we want to stand out. We don’t want our...

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44 – RJD20, Making Room in Your World For Your Players

It’s hard to kill your darlings. To let go of something that you spent hours (days/weeks/years) creating but that’s...

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43 – Effective Exposition – trusting your audience

It’s a bug bear isn’t it? Exposition. I mean, in one sense we’re told to show and not tell...

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42 – Worldbuilding Secret Sauce with Peter Chiykowski

But, what is the secret sauce!? Peter Chiykowski is all about it. He’s an award winning author, cartoonist, dog...

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41 – Cultivating Player Engagement Through Worldbuilding

Isn’t it great when your players are obsessed? When they form massive cork boards with twine and string connecting...

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40 – What Has the Empire Ever Done for Us!?

Well!? The Empire is obviously evil, I mean, obviously. However, we reckon most folks in the galaxy far far...

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39 – Jedi, Good, Bad, and Ugly

Happy Star Wars day everyone! May the Fourth be with you! The Jedi are a staple in everyone’s worldbuilding...

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38 – Food Glorious Food

There’s one thing that unites us all, one thing that is totally and indisputably common to the human experience....

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37 – What About Wanda

We spoil the crap out of this show so if you haven’t seen it yet and you want to...

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36 – Does your world have potential?

If you were to strip your story from your setting leaving just the world you made behind would people...

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35 – Cheating at Worldbuilding with Seth Ring

Let’s be honest, GameLit is cheating at worldbuilding. Our very own Seth Ring is joining us today to talk...

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34 – Horror in the Margins: Interview with Zack Goings

Horror holds a grim fascination for millions of people but it can be elusive at times. The things that...

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33 – Mars is Having a Mid-Life Crisis

Maybe it's time for Mars to reclaim its youth in our fiction.

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32 – DinoBeasts

Ferror, the world of DinoBeasts, is merciless. Only the strong survive, the ones who pass the frequent testing of...

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31 – Chekhov’s Obelisk

As worldbuilders we constantly desire more detail in our settings but is it possible that we’re writing checks that...

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