Sunday, December 18, 2011

Dive into Worldbuilding! (the Google+ Hangouts Index)

Hangouts are ordered as follows: Videos -- Special Guests -- Reports

VIDEOS:
  1. Architecture
  2. Armies, with author Myke Cole
  3. The Body as a record of personal experience and cultural identity
  4. Brad Beaulieu and The Lays of Anuskaya
  5. Building a world after starting your story
  6. Colors
  7. Costumes
  8. Dialects and Voice
  9. Dining and Eating Practices 
  10. Disability and Accommodation
  11. Fantasy Cartography with Christian Stiehl
  12. Families
  13. Fashion
  14. Insults, Privilege, and Power Language  
  15. Heroes
  16. Holidays
  17. Language Barriers  
  18. Literacy and Technology
  19. Martial Arts, and how they are portrayed in film with Wushu black belt Peter Hoogduin
  20. Matching Culture and Character Motive
  21. Metaphors
  22. Misunderstandings
  23. Myke Cole, Breach Zone 
  24. Mythology
  25. Personal Faith
  26. Political Systems
  27. Privilege and Intersectionality 
  28. Religion 2 - daily practices and diversity
  29. Religious Privilege
  30. Roads and Infrastructure
  31. Schools and Education  
  32. Travel
  33. Villains
  34. Water 
  35. Weapons, Fighting, and Battles  
SPECIAL GUESTS:

  1. Brad Beaulieu, The Lays of Anuskaya
  2. Myke Cole, Armies
  3. Myke Cole, Breach Zone 
  4. David J. Peterson and Lawrence Schoen, Language Design
     (report only)
  5. Christian Stiehl, Fantasy Cartography

TOPIC REPORTS:
  1. Architecture (includes video)
  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 (includes video)
  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 (includes video)
  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 (includes video)
  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. Insults, Privilege, and Power Language (includes video)
  34. Language Design, with special guests Lawrence Schoen and David J. Peterson
  35. Language Barriers - [watch here
  36. Links between Physical and Social in Worldbuilding
  37. Literacy and Technology
  38. Magic Systems
  39. Manners, Round 1
  40. Manners, Round 2
  41. Martial Arts, and how they are portrayed in film - [watch here
  42. Matching Culture and Character Motive
  43. Metaphors - [watch here
  44. Misunderstandings 
  45. Morals and Values 
  46. Mythology - [watch here
  47. Myke Cole, Breach Zone (includes video)
  48. Personal Faith - [watch here]
  49. Pets 
  50. Political Systems (includes video)
  51. Pregnancy and Parenthood
  52. Privacy 
  53. Privilege and Intersectionality (includes video)
  54. Psychology
  55. Religion 
  56. Religion 2 - daily practices and diversity - [watch here]
  57. Religious Privilege
  58. Roads and Infrastructure (includes video)
  59. Schools and Education - [watch here]
  60. Setting up Alternate Social Parameters
  61. Social Stereotypes 
  62. Suspension of Disbelief and the "Show, Don't Tell" of Worldbuilding
  63. Swearing 
  64. Travel (includes video) 
  65. Villains 
  66. Water (includes video)
  67. Weapons, Fighting, and Battles [watch here]
  68. Worldbuilding Process

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