Episode 110: What you need for a Fantasy Solar System

Nothing says you love your Fantasy world like a good calender

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/110.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic –  Let’s Build a Solar System for your fantasy world. Now if you are like me, nothing makes me think of love like building a solar system.  Some of you might think might think that it was not planned You might even think that I was […]

Episode 109: Organize your Fantasy Worldbuilding with 9 Tools

Or Organize with ~ 9 tools, I doubt I can count that high

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/109-Organize-your-Fantasy-Worldbuilding-9-Tools.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic –  Fantasy Worldbuilding Organizational Tips Worldbuilding is a funny exercise in my world. I have two gears. In first gear, I am focused on a topic. I will sit down and plow out a base 105 number system for a culture of my world. On other […]

Episode 5: Fantasy and Technology do mix

Got Tech?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/5.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download What is the better Science Fiction, Star Wars or Star Trek? I have been asked that question more times than I can remember.  I think it is the wrong question because Star Wars proves that science and technology can mix.  The Force is magic.  It might have a […]

Episode 4: Worldbuilding rules are the key

No "real" fantasy world works without it

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Worldbuilding is an art, which I like to apply a process. I am trying to avoid one of the worst phrases in a fantasy world builder life, “That is so unrealistic.”  Now the phrase is funny when applied to the magic system in any form of media. Or […]

Episode 3: Stop looking for your Worldbuilding Inspiration

Worldbuilding inspiration is all around us

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Creating fantasy worlds are at my core. I remember once I was when I was in school.  The teacher came up and yelled at me for reading the encyclopedia.  Shock and outrage overtook me.  Why would you stop an elementary school child from the process of learning?  I […]

Episode 2: Why are you building a Fantasy World?

Hey, I had to ask.

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Have you ever been in a great conversation with a wicked smart person? I have many times. I aways enjoy good conversion. No, I love it the same way a connoisseur appreciates fine wine. However, I have stopped smelling to conversions. I got sick of the weird looks. […]

Episode 1: What is Fantasy Worldbuilding?

Mythology + Symbols + Fantasy = Fantasy Worldbuilding

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic – What is Worldbuilding? What comes to your mind when you think about worldbuilding?  Until recently I would have agreed that with Wikipedia, Worldbuilding is the process of constructing an imaginary world, sometimes associated with a whole fictional universe. The term “world building” appeared as early […]

Episode 0: Worldbuilder’s Anvil Podcast! The introduction

Time to bring the hammer down on fantasy Worldbuilding

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/0.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic – The introduction of the Worldbuilder’s Anvil Podcast! This is the official teaser for the Wordbuilder’s Anvil. If you love fictional world’s and want to learn how to make them. Or if you make them and are looking for food-for-thought. This is the show for you. This […]

Gardul, My Fantasy World

Around eleven, I was bitten by the fantasy bug.  I started reading fantasy book and playing role-playing games with my friends.  We had lots of fun sitting around a table and playing modules we had purchased.  I quickly fell in love with the role of the storyteller.  I was launched on my path to Gardul, […]