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Dorm-Room Ramblings | #1 – Worldbuilding

Dorm-Room Ramblings | #1 - Worldbuilding

Welcome to a new podcast series from The University Star called Dorm-Room Ramblings. Dorm-Room Ramblings is a podcast focusing on topical conversations between University Star podcast section members. In this week’s episode we have Podcast Editor Kim Davis Jr. and Podcast Contributor Hayden Hartrick together to discuss the art of worldbuilding.
This episode was edited by Podcast Editor Kim Davis Jr. & Assistant Podcast Editor William Rose-Hines.
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Timestamps
0:00 – Intro
2:20 – What is Dorm-Room Ramblings
4:06 – Introduction to Worldbuilding
6:02 – How Hayden builds worlds in DND
13:14 – Hard worldbuilding vs. Soft worldbuilding
15:26 – Hayden’s world “Delioros”
17:20 – DM? What’s that?
21:18 – How do you create worlds?
27:00 – Characters as worldbuilding
30:55 – Fantasy worlds are often based off reality
33:49 – The most important thing is getting started
35:55 – Closer

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