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. Economics 
  20. Families - [watch here
  21. Fantasy Cartography with Christian Stiehl
  22. Fashion  
  23. Food, Agriculture, and Diet
  24. Gender
  25. Gender in Language
  26. Gender Roles
  27. Heroes 
  28. High Culture and Low Culture
  29. Holidays - [watch here]
  30. How Realistic Does a Created World Have to Be?
  31. How to Keep Rich Worldbuilding from Bogging Down Your Story  
  32. Illness and Medicine 
  33. Illnesses, Ailments, and Medicine
  34. Insults, Privilege, and Power Language
  35. Language Design, with special guests Lawrence Schoen and David J. Peterson
  36. Language Barriers - [watch here
  37. Links between Physical and Social in Worldbuilding
  38. Literacy and Technology
  39. Magic Systems
  40. Manners, Round 1
  41. Manners, Round 2
  42. Martial Arts, and how they are portrayed in film - [watch here
  43. Matching Culture and Character Motive
  44. Metaphors - [watch here
  45. Misunderstandings 
  46. Morals and Values 
  47. Mythology - [watch here
  48. Myke Cole, Breach Zone
  49. Personal Faith - [watch here]
  50. Pets 
  51. Political Systems
  52. Pregnancy and Parenthood
  53. Privacy 
  54. Privilege and Intersectionality
  55. Psychology
  56. Religion 
  57. Religion 2 - daily practices and diversity - [watch here]
  58. Religious Privilege
  59. Roads and Infrastructure
  60. Schools and Education - [watch here]
  61. Setting up Alternate Social Parameters
  62. Social Stereotypes 
  63. Sports, with Tim Wade
  64. Suspension of Disbelief and the "Show, Don't Tell" of Worldbuilding
  65. Swearing 
  66. Travel
  67. Villains 
  68. Water
  69. Weapons, Fighting, and Battles [watch here]
  70. Worldbuilding Process

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