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09 – Superheroes

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09 - Superheroes
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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 does some stuff better than Marvel, and how it’s possible to…

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09 – Superheroes

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09 - Superheroes
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08 – Interview: Ryan Wilshusen

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08 - Interview: Ryan Wilshusen
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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 how you can too. Join us today for some brilliant insights….

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08 – Interview: Ryan Wilshusen

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08 - Interview: Ryan Wilshusen
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07 – Interview: Dave Schmidt

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07 - Interview: Dave Schmidt
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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 cartoons (TMNT, Gargoyles, Tailspin and Street Sharks) where the rule of…

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07 – Interview: Dave Schmidt

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07 - Interview: Dave Schmidt
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06 – Cyberpunk

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06 - Cyberpunk
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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 story truly cyberpunk and how to uncover the all-important fairycake. Also,…

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06 – Cyberpunk

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06 - Cyberpunk
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05 – Interview: Jon Bell

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05 - Interview: Jon Bell
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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 players (your collaborative audience) effectively, show off your world while not…

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05 – Interview: Jon Bell

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05 - Interview: Jon Bell
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04 – Building Believable Spaces

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04 - Building Believable Spaces
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In this episode of the Worldcraft club Seth and James talk about building worlds that your audience can believe in (or at least suspend their disbelief for). This has so much to do context, both the context of your audience as well as narrative cohesion. It’s through this process that Seth and James arrive at…

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04 – Building Believable Spaces

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04 - Building Believable Spaces
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03 – Interview: IE Horton

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03 - Interview: IE Horton
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Description James interviews game designer and author IE Horton about his process in worldbuilding for his new old book ‘Deity Principle’. IE Horton stresses the importance of putting the work into your worlds but also that worldbuilding is a labor love that you must put yourself into.  We explore his method of constructing worlds through…

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03 – Interview: IE Horton

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03 - Interview: IE Horton
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02 – GameLit

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02 - GameLit
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James and Seth discuss the newest hottest sub-genre of sci fi around, GameLit, in this episode of the Worldcraft Club Podcast.  Tune in to hear about how you can make the most of the benefits and avoid some of the challenges of this unique genre while building worlds for your narrative to dwell in. Some…

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02 – GameLit

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02 - GameLit
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01 – What is Worldbuilding?

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01 - What is Worldbuilding?
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Description
James and Seth discuss, in the first episode ever, a practical definition of worldbuilding from the basic establishment of a good setting to an understanding of the boundaries in which a story takes place. They also tease at a number of other potential future episodes ending with an invite to join the worldcraft club team in exploring the concept more deeply.

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01 – What is Worldbuilding?

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01 - What is Worldbuilding?
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