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Quackcast 232 - Creating a Rounded World

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 18, 2015


Hello, hello, hello! This is the second part of our hugely long expose on the tricky art of WORLD BUILDING! And it really IS extra loooooooooooog… that's because we take so much time crafting the Quackcast world for you. To recap: world-building is a big part of ALL fiction from SciFi and fantasy to your common or garden police shows or even comic strips. You create locations that have relationships with each other, characters that have jobs, families, friends, histories etc, all that is just as much world building as a fantasy world with a specific style of magic and monsters or a SciFi world with aliens and a 1000 year war. Typically, if you do your homework and set up your world nicely then it makes it easier to write stories within it, but you also have to remember not to show all that research to people in the form of big long explanations. Banes and Bravo1102 join Ozoneocean to talk about it!
Listen to Gunwallace's lovely theme for Regarding Dandelions!

Topics and shownotes

Featured comic:
Rizmo -

From the news post:
World Building -

Contributions from:
usedbooks -
bravo1102 -
ozoneocean -
fallopiancrusader -
irrevenant -
El Cid -

Special thanks to:
Gunwallace, musicman, sound sorcerer -
Banes, Co-host, world-plumber -
Bravo1102, Co-host, librarian to the stars -

The theme song by Gunwallace this week was for:
Regarding Dandelions - by Kari_McElroy rated M.



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