Stop creating a world, start worldbuilding

Maybe it did take God 7 Days, but you will never finish creating a world.

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_167_Everyday_Worldbuilding_Inspirations.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday’s Topic Framework Fantasy World Podcast Show Flow The importance of world building The challenge is to make it seem real from a perspective The Risk is focusing so much on creating the world that you forget when people interact with it from the angle you show them. Scope […]

Finding Everyday Worldbuilding Inspirations

You did not need alien worlds or ancient times to find inspiration

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/166.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic Fantasy worldbuilding inspiration in the every day Join Michael and Jeffery as they start looking into their life to for inspiration, at least for an episode. Podcast Show Flow The Tree stump The Snow piles Pets and kids in action People watch Walkabouts Pick a place […]

Quick start guide for one-shot games

And yes, Michael was whining for a week

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_165_Quick_start_guide_for_one-shot_games.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic How to get a RPG game rolling for a one shot Podcast Show Flow Mission or Monty Hall style game Well planned Story outline Use your pre-built resources towns, NPCs and the such Pre-built characters (optional quicks for players) Pre-written notes and maps Post-it notes to […]

Episode 163 Climate is the birth and sometimes death of cultures

Look Thunder

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/1631.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic The effects of climate on Fantasy Worldbuilding Join Michael and Jeff as the climate in fantasy world-building. Please Subscribe, Rate and Review us on iTunes For complete Fantasy Worldbuilding, show notes go to Gardul.com Podcast Show Flow Global warming lead to abundance in areas, usually around rivers Abundance leads […]

Episode 162 Podcast of the Dead

If a man was born in England, raised in America and died in Spain, what does that make him? Dead.

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_162_Podcast_of_the_Dead.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic Death helps create a culture and that in turn becomes religion Join Michael and Jeff as the look at a simple system to develop death rituals for your fantasy worldbuilding cultures. Please Subscribe, Rate and Review us on iTunes For complete Fantasy Worldbuilding, show notes go to Gardul.com Podcast […]

Episode 161 Lessons from Excalibur and King Arthur

Look into the eyes of the dragon and despair! Ahhhh Crap

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_161_Lessons_from_Excalibur_and_King_Arthur.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic The movie that helped shape a fantasy lover and worldbuilder   Podcast Show Flow Excalibur movie 1981 I want to be a freaking mage, even with the drawbacks Raistlin Majere only showed me how a good mage Based on the 15th-century Arthurian romance, Le Morte d’Arthur […]

Episode 160 Stop being stuck and start sharing your fictional world with these 3 simple steps

Plus 4 Simple Bonus once you have started

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/160_Stop_being_stuck_and_start_sharing_your_fictional_world_with_these_3_simple_steps.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic So you want to share your fictional world and you are stuck, here are 3 simple steps to start now You have something inside you. A fictional world. You need to share it.  You feel it in you. You are exciting.  You sit at the keyboard. […]

Episode 158 Breaking through writer’s block

A headline, a headline, My Kingdom for a good headline

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_158_Breaking_through_writers_block.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic Using Writing Prompts and Free Writing to practice and improve writing skills Have you ever had a great idea for a story or a novel., you sat down excited and filled with anticipation open up your app then placing your hand on the keyboard and freeze. […]

Episode 157 Inspiring Archeology ruins and how I use them to worldbuild

Don’t Believe the Hype

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_157_Inspiring_Archeology_ruins_and_how_I_use_them_to_worldbuild.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic How My Fantasy Worldbuilding is inspired by the archeology record and the amazing cultures of the world So, I have needed a year to think about an episode about Archeology.  I was asked to do this by Jennifer on the Facebook page last April I think.  […]

Episode 155 The Fate of the Wine Steward

This is the end, beautiful friend

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_155_The_Fate_of_the_Wine_Steward.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic Find out the fate of our pesky little wine steward Emil   Please Subscribe, Rate and Review us on iTunes For complete Fantasy Worldbuilding, show notes go to Gardul.com   Podcast Show Flow Michael’s Surprise for Jeff for the video check out check out our Facebook group, the Fantasy […]