Friday, December 23, 2011

Episode 4 - The Scablands

Hosts: Jim, Jon & Kent

It is the middle of the 1800's and out in the Oregon Territory, as the British and American invaders continue to defile the lands of the Nez Perce and argue heatedly over which side will claim the area, dark forces from a demonic realm also seek to take the land in fulfillment of their own twisted Manifest Destiny. WARNING: This episode contains Googling. Lots and lots of Googling. Find it in the wiki here.

00:00 Tomfoolery
00:21 Introduction
01:00 Deciding a Genre
01:04 Cowboys & Aliens
01:20 Weird Western
01:28 Deadlands
02:51 The Proposition
03:39 Quigley Down Under
04:00 Deciding a Scale
06:10 Washington State
06:19 Rain Shadow Effect
06:59 Lewis & Clark
07:15 Colville Reservation
07:35 Eastern Washington Wiki Page
08:25 Palouse Hills
09:05 Lake Missoula / The Channeled Scablands
11:00 Noah's Ark


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Saturday, December 10, 2011

Episode 3 - Aurelia

Hosts: Jim, Jon & Kent

In this episode we create the world of Aurelia, a distant ice planet. There, a mysterious and distant race of religious penitents carry out their holy obligation in repayment of their horrific crime. Find it in the wiki here.

Recommendation: Jon recommends "In Blackest Night," a story by Alan Moore from Tales of the Green Lantern Corp Annual Vol 1 # 3 (1987)

00:00 Tomfoolery / "Think of a number." / Pi
00:20 Introduction
01:28 Battlestar Galactica / Star Wars
01:56 Writing Prompt / Random Word Generator
02:33 Babylon 5
02:45 Setting the Scale
03:22 "Wrong!"
03:32 Theocracy
04:00 Star Trek
04:12 Alderaan
04:25 Inhabitants
04:33 Kaminoans (not Geonosians - sorry, our mistake!)
04:56 AI / Supermecha

05:33 UrSkeks / The Dark Crystal
06:10 Terraforming
12:18 Planetary Conditions / Geography
16:45 History
17:19 Utopia
20:24 Thri-Kreen
21:42 Geode
27:42 More Inhabitant Details
29:27 Younglings
29:50 George Lucas
31:31 Sects
36:53 Flagellant / Zealotry
41:00 Population Size (aka Fixing Our Math)
43:41 Vatican
54:44 Monsters
54:56 Roper
55:52 Bulette/Landshark
57:00 Naming

60:00 The Silence / Omega
61:31 Opus / Staff / Clef / Canon
62:04 Coda
62:40 Aureus / Staphylococcus Aureus
63:13 Aurelia
63:50 Recommendation / Green Lantern / Alan Moore / Rot Lop Fan / "In Blackest Night"

65:30 Conclusion & Outro


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