Episode 291 5 Invaluable tools in writing

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Episode 290 Let’s Build a Moon Magic System

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Episode 289 Worldbuilding Differences Novel vs RPG Setting

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Episode 288 Why should you use more one-dimensional characters?

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Episode 287 What we would love to see in the future of TV Fantasy

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Episode 286 Secret Episode: Starting a new setting in cWoD

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Episode 285 Bloodlines 2! The blood is life.

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Episode 284 What can worldbuilder’s learn from how religion formed

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Episode 283 Realism is the wrong goal… in fiction

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Episode 282 Hobbits in Space!

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