Welcome to the Club

Join us on the Worldcraft Club podcast as we dive in to your favorite movies, games, books, and stories to explore the design of their worlds and creative process. We talk about the process of Worldbuilding, the idea of writing and creating a believable space for your story to exist in. Whether designing a new culture to interact with your characters, or placing a setting that ties in closely with your narrative, we are here to discuss the biggest story trends and how their settings bring the narrative to life.

Inspire your creativity, learn some WorldCrafting tricks, and join the club for your next adventure!


Our Episodes

10 – Rivers

Do your streams seek vengeance? Do your waterways fall in love? Rivers form the veins and arteries of landmasses. They provide places for humans to gather and farm, travel and trade, they’re the lifeblood of civilization. So how do we make them well? Jon...

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09 – Superheroes

Where do superheroes fit in worlds? Seth and James look into the worlds that support superhero narratives, how they are effective and ways that they sometimes fail. So join us for a discussion on why Superhero stories are inevitably speculative, why James thinks DCEU...

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08 – Interview: Ryan Wilshusen

Description – Should you be able to use magic to kill someone at 400 yards? Ryan says no! Ryan’s most recent book and how he developed a crazy interesting magic system (not to mention governments, races and cultures) and he’s sharing great tips on...

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07 – Interview: Dave Schmidt

Description – In this special episode of the Worldcraft Club we interview Dave Schmidt, about his work on Recovery, his online webcomic. Dave’s approach to worldbuilding is fairly easy going as he builds a post apocalyptic western with heavy influences from 90’s era anthropomorphic...

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06 – Cyberpunk

Description – Cyberpunk is all the rage! With CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077 and Seth’s minor obsession with Shadowrun we’ve been chomping at the bit to dive into this genre. Seth and James discuss the implications of this genre on worldbuilding, what makes a...

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05 – Interview: Jon Bell

Description On this episode of Worldcraft club we talk to Jon Bell a friend of the show, collaborator and tentacle faced denizen of the Underdark (Dungeon Master) about his ideas on world creation for Table Top Roleplaying Games (TTRPG). Discussing how to engage your...

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