The lines between wealth and poverty can be stark and jarring in the real world and often serve as a source of tension and conflict in our imagined ones. Seth and Marcos explore the use of this divide as a piece of fairy cake diving into its potential as a worldbuilding artifact. Different types of disparity are discussed from simple wealth to more esoteric questions like information, time, geography and the chilling possibility of rebellion. So, join us for a deep dive into this flexible concept and let it enrich the world’s you’re making.
- Equilibrium – okay, this trailer is crazy “Early 2000’s” but this movie is incredible.
- Robin Hood
- In Time
- The Hunger Games