Episode 209 Marcus and the Jewels of Daivvavaahra, Part 3

Marcus and Gregory Betrayed

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Episode 208 Classic Character Archetypes: The prophesiers, doomsayers, and soothsayers

DOOM! I am predicting 0” to Doom in snow accumulation today.

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Episode 207 Greatest moments of the first 200 episodes

Michael will not talk about the first 78

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_207_Greatest_moments_of_the_first_200_episodes.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic A look back at where we have come and where we are going Over 200 episodes and Michael and I have had a blast. However, the fun is not over. We are just getting started. So join Michael and I as we look at our favorite moments from the Worldbuilder’s […]

Episode 206 5 Steps to great characters

nor 6 steps or 4 steps unless it is followed by a 5th step

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Episode 205 Characters Living on the edge

We are batman!

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Episode 204 Creating holidays for your Fantasy cultures

And have solid Wija day

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Episode 203 Interview with Author Jeffrey Biles

Jeffery vs Jeffrey

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Episode 202 Pirates in Space… and the west… and everywhere

No slugs...today

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_202_Pirates_in_Space.and_the_west_and_everywhere.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download  Today’s Topic Why do we sea the pirates everywhere. In this episode of the Worldbuilder’s Anvil Podcast, We see pirates! Michael has been itching about this topic since we started talking about the sea. So I decided we best cover the subject and talk about why people get so […]

Episode 201 When should you stop worldbuilding

Yep time to write

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Episode 200 Let’s Build a Crypt

In a Necropolis

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_200_Lets_Build_a_Crypt.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic Create a home for a bone So I was looking for a crypt to have Michael break into to help gather what is needed to pull off the heist for the jewels of Daivvavaahra. Crypts are classic fantasy fair, It is a great reason to go down […]