20 Best Worldbuilding Podcasts

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Worldbuilding Podcasts

Here are 20 Best Worldbuilding Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. Friends at the Table

Friends at the Table Friends at the Table is an actual play podcast about critical worldbuilding, smart characterization, and fun interaction between good friends.
1.1K 16.7K 4 episodes / month Avg Length 110 min Sep 2014
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2. Worldbuilding for Masochists

Worldbuilding for Masochists A podcast by three fantasy authors who love to overcomplicate their writing lives and want to help you do the same.
2K 2 episodes / month Avg Length 69 min Jun 2019
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3. Exolore: facts-based fictional worldbuilding

Exolore: facts-based fictional worldbuilding Have you ever wondered what life would be like on a planet different from our own, or how writers create your favorite fictional worlds? Well, wonder ...no more because we have the facts for you! Every other week, astrophysicist/folklorist Moiya McTier explores fictional worlds by building them with a panel of expert guests, interviewing professional worldbuilders, or reviewing the merits of worlds that have already been built.more
943 2 episodes / month Avg Length 58 min Apr 2020
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4. World Explores: A World Building Podcast

World Explores: A World Building Podcast US
Moon and Star (aka Cassie and Isaac) take random ideas and try to create an entire world out of them.
13 5 episodes / quarter Avg Length 40 min Feb 2021
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5. Does A 20 Hit?

Does A 20 Hit? Another actual play podcast focused on worldbuilding and Improv amongst friends, living out fully fleshed-out worlds.
2 episodes / month Avg Length 172 min
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6. Worldbuilding With Burk

Worldbuilding With Burk It can be difficult knowing where to start while worldbuilding. Join Burk every other week, Dungeon master of 8 years and avid worldbuilder, as he wal...ks through his process of building worlds and gives advice for new Dms.more
53 1 episode / month Avg Length 13 min Apr 2021
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7. Your Rivers Are Wrong

Your Rivers Are Wrong The possibilities are truly infinite within the worlds built by one's imagination. Two very easily distracted people ponder on the impact and art ...form of worldbuilding in every medium of creativity, from TV to tabletop games.more
10 2 episodes / month Avg Length 39 min
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8. Worldbuild With Us

Worldbuild With Us Looking to get creative? Every week, host Rob Hilferty, Chris Prunty, and Daniel Quinn build fantastical worlds piece by piece with input and feedback... from the listeners!more
195 168 4 episodes / month Avg Length 52 min Aug 2019
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9. Worldbuild With Us

Worldbuild With Us Where we create fantastical worlds with help from you, our listeners!
168 4 episodes / month Avg Length 52 min
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10. Wayfarer's Guide to Worldbuilding

Wayfarer's Guide to Worldbuilding Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
The Wayfarer's Guide to Worldbuilding is a tool to help writers, DMs, and creatives build unique, scientific, and magical worlds. Each episode exp...lores one facet of worldbuilding and gives practical advice on writing these elements. Hosted by the Mythos and Ink staff Kyle Rudge (Marketing Director), Allison Alexander (Editorial Director), and Emma Skrumeda (Publicist) the podcast explores strong examples of worldbuilding from science fiction and fantasy books, TV shows, and movies and offers a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes world of publishing.more
299 1.3K 235 1 episode / week Avg Length 39 min Oct 2020
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11. Rifts & Rules: A 5e Dungeons and Dragons Podcast

Rifts & Rules: A 5e Dungeons and Dragons Podcast We cover the rules of 5e D&D and how to worldbuild with our two hosts, Nathan, creator of Riftwake, and Josh, current DM of Riftwake. This show airs e...very Tuesday and Thursday at 1PM UTC.more
18 348 1 episode / year Avg Length 35 min
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12. Lex Out Loud: Writing Science Fiction

Lex Out Loud: Writing Science Fiction Seattle, Washington, US
Lex Out Loud is a podcast for writers, readers and all lovers of speculative fiction. I'm writing my third novel, and I'm taking you along for the jou...rney. Whether you're a writer or game master, or you're just curious about the creative writing process, this show is for you! I discuss my writing process, and I share the insights I learn, as my experience grows.more
1.1K 1 episode / month Avg Length 67 min
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13. Unstoppable Authors

Unstoppable Authors UK
Indie authors Angeline and Holly discuss their adventures in self publishing and fantasy worldbuilding. Episodes every Monday, juggled around their li...mited child-free time. Also hosts of the Indie Fire Writers Conference.more
172 270 1.6K 20 episodes / year Avg Length 45 min Jul 2018
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14. Dungeoneered

Dungeoneered A podcast about creative worldbuilding using what's available and building upon it, mainly focusing on Dungeons and Dragons.
1 Sep 2020
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15. Lorekeepers - A Worldbuilding Podcast

Lorekeepers - A Worldbuilding Podcast Ann Arbor, Michigan, US
Lorekeepers is a worldbuilding podcast about two friends who create an intricately detailed world full of magical adventures and deadly strife before ...your very ears. Each week, Carter and Frank roll up their sleeves and get messy exploring the fictional cosmos of Halûme through friendly chatter and intelligent discussion.more
119 11 episodes / year Avg Length 88 min Feb 2018
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16. Worldcasting Podcast

Worldcasting Podcast Join us for some casual discussions about the craft of worldbuilding aimed at giving general advice, best practices, and support on the meta topics in... the craft.more
959 1.8K 873 Dec 2019
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17. Worldbuilder's Anvil

Worldbuilder's Anvil Connecticut, US
Do you want to build better fantasy worlds? Then the Worldbuilder's Anvil podcast is for you. Learn to create the physical world, characters, cult...ures, kingdoms, races, species, and monsters. Learn it all, with some banter to boot. Join Michael and Jeffery on the weekly podcast that looks at storytelling, game mastering, pop culture, and life through the lens of fantasy world-building.more
231 1.3K Jan 2015
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Worldbuilding Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Worldbuilding. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Multitude moiyamctier.com 64
Carter & Frank feeds.buzzsprout.com 53
Dio summerland.buzzsprout.com 41
Worldbuild With Us worldbuildwithus.com 17
friendsatthetable friendsatthetable.net 16
Cassie and Isaac podcasters.spotify.com 12
YRAW Podcast anchor.fm 10
Lex Starwalker lexstarwalker.com 9
worldbuildingformasochists worldbuildingformasochists.podbean.com 6
Burk podcasters.spotify.com 5
Unstoppable Authors podcasters.spotify.com 5
Carter and Frank feeds.buzzsprout.com 4
The Worldbuilder's Tavern mythosink.com 3
Nathan Wong redcircle.com 1
Thefantasywriterstoolshed shows.acast.com/thefantasywriterstoolshed/episodes 7
Worldbuilding Magazine worldbuildingmagazine.com/worldcasting 5
Doubledm Studios podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/doubledm 3
Sci-fi Roundtable podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/sci-fi-roundtable 3
Afronauts Podcast podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/afronauts-podcast 2
Audio Drama Reviews spreaker.com/show/audio-drama-reviews_1 2
Bantam Audiobooks podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/bantam-audiobooks 2
Crit Academy critacademy.com/podcast 2
Ellie Ode monstersandmulticlass.com/all-episodes 2
Jorphdan podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/saturday-morning-rpg-show/id1397177283 2
K.t. Anglehart & Genevieve Methot feeds.buzzsprout.com/1721599 2
Mark Stay & Mark Desvaux bestsellerexperiment.com/podcasts/podcast-episodes 2
Sarah Maclean fatedmates.net/episodes 2
Write Gear writegear.co.uk/podcast 2
Ann Harrison podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/inspirational-journeys 1
Bestseller Experiment bestsellerexperiment.com/podcasts/podcast-episodes 1
Brock podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/id1561518610 1
Chris 3wisedms.com 1
Chris Mcdowall podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/bastionland 1
Dirk Knemeyer tgdrt.libsyn.com 1
Eggplant: The Secret Lives Of Games thespelunkyshowlike.libsyn.com 1
Elements Brand Management buzzsprout.com/1094519 1
I Hear Everything blog.searchmetrics.com/us/tag/podcasts 1
James H Anderson podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/james-h-anderson 1
Jody Aberdeen podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/jody-aberdeen 1
Kent Bye voicesofvr.com 1
L. Penelope lpenelope.com/podcast 1
Logan Rollins thestorytold.libsyn.com 1
Oliver Brackenbury soimwritinganovel.podbean.com 1
Oren Ashkenazi mythcreants.com/blog/podcast-series/the-mythcreant-podcast 1
Pages Of Light pagesoflight.com/podcast 1
Savannah Gilbo savannahgilbo.com/podcast 1
The Avatar Hour Podcast podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/theavatarhourpodcast 1
The Game Design Round Table Team thegamedesignroundtable.com/series 1
The God Learners godlearners.com/episodes 1
The London Review Of Books lrb.co.uk/podcasts-and-videos/podcasts 1
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