Sunday, December 18, 2011

Dive into Worldbuilding! (the Google+ Hangouts Index)

Hangouts are ordered as follows: Special Guests -- Topics

SPECIAL GUESTS:
  1. Brad Beaulieu, The Lays of Anuskaya
  2. Myke Cole, Armies
  3. Myke Cole, Breach Zone 
  4. Stina Leicht - The Fey and the Fallen 
  5. David J. Peterson and Lawrence Schoen, Language Design
     (report only)
  6. Christian Stiehl, Fantasy Cartography 
  7. Tim Wade, Sports

TOPICS:
  1. Architecture
  2. Armies, with author Myke Cole - [watch here]
  3. Back History of Declining Societies
  4. The Body as a Record of Personal Experience and Cultural Identity
  5. Brad Beaulieu and The Lays of Anuskaya
  6. Building a world after starting your story - [watch here]
  7. Cities
  8. Cities: Making your city work
  9. Colonialism and Imperialism 
  10. Colors
  11. Costumes 
  12. Crime and Criminals
  13. Cultural Interactions/Linking large-scale and small-scale phenomena
  14. The Culture of Death
  15. The Culture of Oppression
  16. Dialects and Voice 
  17. Dining and Eating Practices - [watch here]  
  18. Disability and Accommodation  
  19. Diversity
  20. Economics 
  21. Families - [watch here
  22. Fantasy Cartography with Christian Stiehl
  23. Fashion  
  24. Food, Agriculture, and Diet
  25. Gender
  26. Gender in Language
  27. Gender Roles
  28. Heroes 
  29. High Culture and Low Culture
  30. Holidays - [watch here]
  31. How Realistic Does a Created World Have to Be?
  32. How to Keep Rich Worldbuilding from Bogging Down Your Story  
  33. Illness and Medicine 
  34. Illnesses, Ailments, and Medicine
  35. Insults, Privilege, and Power Language
  36. Language Design, with special guests Lawrence Schoen and David J. Peterson
  37. Language Barriers - [watch here
  38. Links between Physical and Social in Worldbuilding
  39. Literacy and Technology
  40. Magic Systems
  41. Manners, Round 1
  42. Manners, Round 2
  43. Martial Arts, and how they are portrayed in film - [watch here
  44. Matching Culture and Character Motive
  45. Metaphors - [watch here
  46. Misunderstandings 
  47. Morals and Values 
  48. Mythology - [watch here
  49. Myke Cole, Breach Zone
  50. Personal Faith - [watch here]
  51. Pets 
  52. Political Systems
  53. Pregnancy and Parenthood
  54. Privacy 
  55. Privilege and Intersectionality
  56. Psychology
  57. Religion 
  58. Religion 2 - daily practices and diversity - [watch here]
  59. Religious Privilege
  60. Roads and Infrastructure
  61. Schools and Education - [watch here]
  62. Setting up Alternate Social Parameters
  63. Social Stereotypes 
  64. Sports, with Tim Wade
  65. Suspension of Disbelief and the "Show, Don't Tell" of Worldbuilding
  66. Swearing 
  67. Travel
  68. Villains 
  69. Water
  70. Weapons, Fighting, and Battles [watch here]
  71. Worldbuilding Process

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