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Have you ever wondered what life would be like on a planet different from our own, or how writers create your favorite fictional worlds? Well, wonder no more because we have the facts for you! Every other week, astrophysicist/folklorist Moiya McTier explores fictional worlds by building them with a panel of expert guests, interviewing professional worldbuilders, or reviewing the merits of worlds that have already been built. You'll learn, you'll laugh, and you'll gain an appreciation for how ...
 
Lorekeepers is a worldbuilding podcast about two friends chronicling the journey of an ever-expanding tapestry of interwoven lore.While other podcasts may start a new world with each episode, Carter and Frank return to Halûme each week, determined to create the deepest, grandest, and most nuanced fictional setting ever. Never forget that in an infinite world, there are always more tales to tell.
 
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World Anvil Worldbuilding Podcast

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World Anvil Worldbuilding Podcast

World Anvil founders Janet (writer, worldbuilder, nutcase) and Dimitris (GM, worldbuilding wizard, techmonkey)

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Are you worldbuilding for homebrew RPG campaigns, novels, game development, films or anything else? Then you're in the right place! Designed to educate, inspire and entertain, World Anvil's founders - writer & RPG designer Janet Forbes and Gamemaster and RPG designer Dimitris chat with creators and academics about the brass tacks of worldbuilding, exploring a new theme each month. Expect topics like novel writing and short stories, game design, Cultures and Societies, Settlements and their n ...
 
Each episode, long-time worldbuilding duo Lauren Harris and Adryn Erickson pair with Farm to Taber's plant medicine PhD, Dr. Sarah Taber to interview experts on topics like Ancient Trade Routes or 3D Printing in Space, then use what they learned to brainstorm a sci-fi or fantasy world listeners can use and make their own.
 
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What if Earth was ruled by amphibians instead of gross hairy mammals like us? Roxy Valdez joins me in this week's episode to explain how they answered that very question with the Amphiterra Project. It's a ribbiting good time! HOSTED by Dr. Moiya McTier (@GoAstroMo), astrophysicist and folklorist GUEST Roxy Valdez is an illustrator and designer who…
 
In this bonus episode, your hosts gather together in real life at ArmadilloCon 2022! We talk about why we love worldbuilding, what our strategies are, and take a bunch of really fabulous questions from the audience. Because this episode was recorded on-site in a convention hall and because it is a bonus episode, this is essentially raw audio! So yo…
 
How do the gods experience time? Can they predict the future? ——— Curious about something you heard in this episode? Chances are you can find out more about it in the Record of the Lorekeeper! Website: thelorekeepers.com Email: lorekeeperspodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @thelorekeepers Lorekeepers art by Sam Wade. Instagram: @bysamwade "Land of Heroes" …
 
A sociologist, a biologist, and an astrophysicist walk into a zoom room and discuss what it would be like if everyone had three parents. Here's a hint: it gets complicated real fast. We discuss speculative science, the difficulty of large collaborations, mating types, and ~bedroom activity~ HOSTED by Dr. Moiya McTier (@GoAstroMo), astrophysicist an…
 
What happens when you have to build not just one world, but a whole passel of them? In this episode, guest Valerie Valdes joins us to talk about how an author can craft compelling adventures in spaaaaaaaaaaace. The vastness and potential diversity of space makes for an appealing sandbox for writers to play in. In a genre that often depends on the e…
 
We're considering taking a detour into the Absentium, fleshing out the Mutes and resolving some questions around them (while creating many more). But before we do that, there's plenty of questions about the Absentium itself that deserve to be answered! For instance, where did it come from? Who made it? ——— Curious about something you heard in this …
 
DUN-DUN. Law & Order. What does it mean in your world? Who makes the laws, and by what power do they do so? How easy or difficult is it to change the rules? Guest Victor Manibo, author and real-life lawyer, joins us to discuss how different structures of formal and informal policy could affect the choices your characters make. So much of law comes …
 
It's been a while since we chatted about Orconis or the Architect. Why not dip back into that? This week we examine the Shadow of Halûme. ——— Curious about something you heard in this episode? Chances are you can find out more about it in the Record of the Lorekeeper! Website: thelorekeepers.com Email: lorekeeperspodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @thelore…
 
Are you working on a novel and getting a little stuck? Well this episode is all about a software program that can help you through the process, created by fantasy novel writer who knows where all the roadblocks are. Katja Kaine joins me to share her writing tips and describe how she came to build The Novel Factory. HOSTED by Dr. Moiya McTier (@GoAs…
 
This one is a bit of a doozy! This week, we explore the Pax-Demiurge, the most important treaty ever signed, ushering in a new Aevum. ——— Curious about something you heard in this episode? Chances are you can find out more about it in the Record of the Lorekeeper! Website: thelorekeepers.com Email: lorekeeperspodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @thelorekeep…
 
We've talked about big holidays and religious observations before, but what about the small, weird, highly-location-specific festivals and traditions that might dot the landscape of your world? From cheese-rollings to local saints' days to parades to "hey, all our squash came ripe at once, guess we better do something with it!", how do the people i…
 
Buffy the Vampire Slayer absolutely changed my life, and I know it impacted countless others as well. Sally Tamarkin joins me to talk about what we love and.... don't love about the worldbuilding in this beloved franchise. HOSTED by Dr. Moiya McTier (@GoAstroMo), astrophysicist and folklorist GUEST Sally Tamarkin is a writer, podcaster, and sensiti…
 
This week we look closely at the timeline of Aevum Tertius, and examine what exactly happened then. What was it like for those who lived? How did the conflicts between the demigods and gods of the Etherium impact the world? ——— Curious about something you heard in this episode? Chances are you can find out more about it in the Record of the Lorekee…
 
We kick off our fourth year of the podcast with a conversation about how to fill in the rest of your world, beyond the immediate scope of your plot. What's outside the borders your characters are familiar with? What's beyond the woods we know? Is it "here there be dragons" or a highly-detailed map with every corner marked? Your methods of showing t…
 
Mauricio Garcia tells me all about how perfumes and scents are made. We talk about surprising scent origins, sustainable perfumery, how perfumes match body chemistry, and the ways that smells connect us to other worlds. HOSTED by Dr. Moiya McTier (@GoAstroMo), astrophysicist and folklorist GUEST Mauricio Garcia is a perfumer and aromatherapist. You…
 
Thanks to another fantastic question from Thurston, we've got to clean up the mess we've made in the past couple episodes regarding "WaILa"s! We do our darnedest to iron out the strange wrinkles of this very strange idea, and Carter does his best to keep us both on track. Do we succeed in clearing it up? Well... we can only promise that we tried! —…
 
Your characters and the relationships they have -- romantic, sexual, friendly, familial, professional -- will drive much of what readers connect to in your stories. So what sort of relationship dynamics do you want to build into your world's cultures? Foz Meadows joins us to discuss all the things that make up the space between two or more hearts. …
 
A herpetologist and a conservationist join me to imagine life on a rainforest world. We decide it's run by a race of flying fish lizards who love community and pay for things with a toxic fruit. HOSTED by Dr. Moiya McTier (@GoAstroMo), astrophysicist and folklorist GUEST Chelsea Connor is a herpetologist, birder, artist, and science communicator wh…
 
How do you prevent mortals from achieving godhood? Not by fighting, but by offering a deal. This week, we explore the world of the demi-divine, the stiched fabric between the mortal and immortal. What are demigods, exactly? Why do they exist? What roles might they play? What happens to the mortal who ascends? And does anything ever travel... the op…
 
When it comes to worldbuilding, what's the difference between going deep and going wide? Kritika H. Rao joins us to discuss finding the balance between the things that are tentpoles of your world and things that can be window dressing. How do you choose what to focus on? How many worldbuilding innovations might be too many innovations? In this epis…
 
In the Aevums, there is only War. Holy war! This week, we discuss divine conflict, crusades, and the tensions between divinity and mortality. How do the gods handle the insanity of the Whelming? Who are the bloated ascenders? How does the martial pantheon handle its internal civil war during Aevum Quartus? And for the love of all that is good, can …
 
Part 2! Peter Chiykowski is a modern day renaissance man who graces the podcast with their presence to show us how randomness can inspire your worldbuilding and gamemastering. Peter Chiykowski is a write, editor, illustrator, and creator of the Deck of Worlds and the Story Engine. Both being cards you can shuffled and compiled randomly to create in…
 
Peter Chiykowski is a modern day renaissance man who graces the podcast with their presence to show us how randomness can inspire your worldbuilding and gamemastering. Peter Chiykowski is a write, editor, illustrator, and creator of the Deck of Worlds and the Story Engine. Both being cards you can shuffled and compiled randomly to create inspiring …
 
Amanda McLoughin, CEO of Multitude Productions, tells me all about how to build a business from picking a name, to establishing a fair and ethical office culture. HOSTED by Dr. Moiya McTier (@GoAstroMo), astrophysicist and folklorist GUEST Amanda McLoughlin is a podcaster, entrepreneur, and Forbes media luminary. You can follow her on twitter at @s…
 
This week the episode is about Oaths, Pacts, Vows and how they differentiate from each other. When are gods involved? What happens when one is taken? How does hieromancy come into play? We talk about all that and more! ——— Curious about something you heard in this episode? Chances are you can find out more about it in the Record of the Lorekeeper! …
 
Part 2! Ginny Di joins the show to share some amazing insights on how to bring characters to life through clothing and costume. Ginny Di is a creator, cosplayer, singer, and the loveliest bean in the world of roleplaying games. You can find full profiles of some of her original characters on her own world on World Anvil. Janet Forbes (pen-name J.D.…
 
Ginny Di joins the show to share some amazing insights on how to bring characters to life through clothing and costume. Ginny Di is a creator, cosplayer, singer, and the loveliest bean in the world of roleplaying games. You can find full profiles of some of her original characters on her own world on World Anvil. Janet Forbes (pen-name J.D. Blythe)…
 
Everybody's got to eat. But where does the food in your world come from? Who tends livestock, who transports it, who turns it into a meal -- and how? In this episode, guest Sarah Gailey helps us think through the practicalities of feeding your characters so that their hanger doesn't derail your plot! We also examine the intersection of food product…
 
Spirits. What are they and where do they come from? Are gods made of the same stuff as mortals? How does this relate to Wailas? If you're curious about these questions, well, here you go! ——— Curious about something you heard in this episode? Chances are you can find out more about it in the Record of the Lorekeeper! Website: thelorekeepers.com Ema…
 
Part 2! Eat Medieval! 10/10 would recommend. On this episode Professor Giles Gaspar and Andy Hook from the amazing project Eat Medieval talk about the key to creating an immersive game or story. Food. Giles Gasper is a Professor of High Medieval History at Durham University. He specializes in European history of the 11th-14th centuries, its culture…
 
Eat Medieval! 10/10 would recommend. On this episode Professor Giles Gaspar and Andy Hook from the amazing project Eat Medieval talk about the key to creating an immersive game or story. Food. Giles Gasper is a Professor of High Medieval History at Durham University. He specializes in European history of the 11th-14th centuries, its culture, ideas …
 
Mike Schubert joins me to determine the best world we've built on Exolore. Direct any complaints or disagreements to Brandon Grugle. HOSTED by Dr. Moiya McTier (@GoAstroMo), astrophysicist and folklorist GUEST Mike Schubert is a professional podcaster with a background in engineering. You can hear his voice on his five wildly successful podcasts in…
 
In a foolhardy attempt, we address queries about the Tongue of Creation and the Language of the Dead. What exactly are they, and how do they correlate to the gods? ——— Curious about something you heard in this episode? Chances are you can find out more about it in the Record of the Lorekeeper! Website: thelorekeepers.com Email: lorekeeperspodcast@g…
 
Part 2! Matan Gilat, Co-Founder & CEO of Eldritch Foundry and long-time player of D&D joins the podcast today to talk about what to care about when creating characters. It's more than just finding the perfect miniature. Although Matan can help you with that as well. Matan started Eldritch Foundry back in 2018 and has helped countless Tabletop RPG l…
 
Matan Gilat, Co-Founder & CEO of Eldritch Foundry and long-time player of D&D joins the podcast today to talk about what to care about when creating characters. It's more than just finding the perfect miniature. Although Matan can help you with that as well. Matan started Eldritch Foundry back in 2018 and has helped countless Tabletop RPG lovers cr…
 
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