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

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