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Storyworld Overview: Teslanauts

It’s Friday! And you know that means! It means I’ve almost broken my streak of posting a new storyworld each week! Almost, but not quite. While the clock on this week ticks down, I present TESLANAUTS, an alternate history storyworld of high adventure, mad science, and galactic exploration. (Steampunk goggles recommended but not included.) The…

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Storyworld Overview: Submerged

Imagine the pressure at bottom of the ocean. The claustrophobia, the isolation, the darkness. The cold. And then imagine the sudden and absolute knowledge that there’s something near you in the dark, something ancient, alien and malevolent. Imagine your heart racing as you feel something bristly glide past your legs… The latest stop on our…

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Storyworld Overview: Battle Bound

Last week, I kicked off what I hope to be a series of storyworld overviews — each a one-page summary of a larger world suitable for books, movies, games, and other media. Last week’s entry was sci-fi, so this week I’m pulling out a fantasy world without elves, dwarves, or Sean Bean. In a nutshell,…

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Storyworld Overview: Planet Override

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been pondering storyworld overviews — one-page summaries of larger worlds that are easier to digest than full-blown world-building story bibles. Last week, I promised an example. This week, I’m delivering on that promise with an overview of the storyworld I’m calling PLANET OVERRIDE. If I had to describe it…

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Of Logs, Lines, and Worlds

Between dealing with the prerelease for the new My Little Pony CCG expansion (Canterlot Nights, available next week at your friendly local game store) and facing down an invading swarm of bees (which our beekeeping friends blogged about here, thus saving me the effort), I’ve been able to scrape together a total of maybe six…

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