The Artifexian Podcast show

The Artifexian Podcast

Summary: Edgar Grunewald and Bill McGrath discuss all things worldbuilding - the process of constructing fictional settings.

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 AP #07 : Handwavia and Dager | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:32:05

Topics discussed: Star Trek, Constellations, Handwavia and Dager, How to Create Planetary Systems and The Top 250 TV Shows

 AP #06 : In Excruciating Detail | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:56:18

Topics discussed: Voyager, Breaking bad, M Night Shyamalan, Artifexian changing, Pluto, New Horizons, XKCD, Jupiter, Asteroid belts, Scripting Videos, Storyboarding Videos, Recording Audio, Filming Equipment, Conan the Barbarian and FLAGS! Enjoy

 AP #05 : Pysgod Wibbly-Wobbly | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:29:00

Topics discussed: Modern Heavy Metal: Markets, Practices and Cultures, Helsinki, Suomenlina, Scandinavia, Pests, Liquorice, The Object by Eric Lange,, The Walking Dead, Star Trek: Uncharted, E3, Fallout, FF7, Rian Johnson, Brick, MinutePhysics, Xkcd, Kevin MacLeod, Incompetech, Nerdist, Vsauce2, Vihart, and Designing Stick figures

 AP #04 : The Star Wars Galaxy Is Andromeda | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:46:00

Topics discussed: Hangul, Black Metal, Pathfinder, Pyschic Communication, Worldbuilding in Art, Short Story Videos, Galaxies, The Star Wars Galaxy, The MIlky Way and Star Trek, Mapping Galaxies, Warp Speed, The Fermi Paradox, The Drake Equation, Great Filters, and The Kardashev Scale

 AP #03 : On Language | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:40:00

Topics discussed: Metal and Hardcore Music, Metal in Botswana, Music for Worldbuilder's, Conlanging, the IPA, Orthography, Sign Language, China Mieville, Larry Niven, Ian Banks, Klingon and Klingon Opera, Linguistic Purism and much much more.

 AP #02: Google Trek | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:20

Topics dicussed: Irish Creators Day at Google HQ, Dublin, Ireland; Problems with youtube as a platform;; Khan Academy; big irish youtubers; Rode shotgun Mic, the nintendo 3DS and its awful 3D function; Flow Free and Tetris; Star Trek TNG: Starship mine, Deep space nine, Voyager and finally more on how to contact the show.

 AP #01: Thoughts on Stars | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:01

Topics discussed: Superbowl XLIX, Marshawn Lynch, Doping in the UFC, the video that started Edgar down the youtube rabbit-hole, Edgar's first three videos on stars, Hello internet, ViHart, Minutephysics and ten hypothetical stars that may be exploited in fictional settings.

 AP #00: Worldbuilding: A Definition | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:03

Bill & Edgar discuss the term world building, Golarian, Brandon Sanderson and his massive back catalogue, Lord of the Rings, Ruritanian romance, Bangsian fantasy, Reverse Bangsian fantasy, the Temeraire series, The Years of Rice and Salt, The Mars Trilogy, Master and Commander, the Discworld Novels, On, R Scott Bakker and the skeptical fantasist.


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