New Worlds Report Episode 24: “Emerald City Adventures” and “Down and Out in the Kingdom of Coin”.

In this episode of New Worlds Report, we discuss “Emerald City Adventures” and “Down and Out in the Kingdom of Coin”. Links: https://storium.com/world/emerald-city-adventures https://storium.com/world/down-and-out-in-the-kingdom-of-coin http://media.blubrry.com/storiumarc/p/storiumarc.com/wp-content/Manual_uploads/NWR24.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

New Worlds Report Episode 23: Mezzadrate

It’s a very player-driven episode of New Worlds Report as we discuss Mezzadrate, the first new world created by Storium backer Vernon Swain-Nisbet! Links: Mezzadrate: https://storium.com/world/mezzadrate Artwork by Diego Rodriguez http://media.blubrry.com/storiumarc/p/storiumarc.com/wp-content/Manual_uploads/NWR23.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

Episode 50! The Love of Stories

In celebration of reaching our 50th episode of Storium Arc, we present our thoughts on stories: the reasons we love them, our favorites, our thoughts on what makes a good story, and the ways that stories can influence us – both in our writing and our daily lives. There are far, far too many stories mentioned in this episode for us to build our usual link list, but one in particular is called out by Chris and Matt during the show: the radio drama “The Cold Equations,” which can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhklTqm1TzQ&t=20s We at Storium Arc want to take this opportunity to thank all of our listeners for supporting us and taking the time to listen. We hope that our episodes so far have been a good experience for you, and...

Episode 49! Let’s Do the Twist! (Spoiler Warnings!)

Spoiler warnings apply! Today on Storium Arc, it’s time to talk about twists – how do you introduce a twist in your tale, or in a character, in a way that adds to your story rather than detracting from it? What are some interesting types of twists used in fiction? And just what is the dark secret that Chris has held for all this time? All this and more in the latest episode of Storium Arc! 00:38 Intro 02:17 What is a Twist? 08:15 Types of Twist 01:07:25 Conceptualizing and Creating Twists 01:19:03 Making Twists Logical 01:27:24 Using Storium to Support Twists 01:45:32 Wrap-Up 01:46:45 Outro Links: Storium Games: Colder than the North: https://storium.com/game/colder-than-the-north Nokken...

New Worlds Report Episode 22: Brancliff Manor and Slayerville

Go where no one has gone before in this episode of New Worlds Report as we discuss Brancliff Manor and Slayerville! Links: https://storium.com/world/brancliff-manor https://storium.com/world/slayerville http://media.blubrry.com/storiumarc/p/storiumarc.com/wp-content/Manual_uploads/NWR22.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

New Worlds Report Episode 21: Starship New Dawn and Blue Gene

Go where no one has gone before in this episode of New Worlds Report as we discuss Starship New Dawn and Blue Gene! Links: Starship New Dawn: https://storium.com/world/starship-new-dawn Blue Gene: https://storium.com/world/blue-gene http://media.blubrry.com/storiumarc/p/storiumarc.com/wp-content/Manual_uploads/NWR21.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...