20 Best Worldbuilding Podcasts

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Worldbuilding Podcasts

Here are 20 Best Worldbuilding Podcasts worth listening to in 2023

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 123 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 67 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 59 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 4 episodes / month Avg Length 40 min Feb 2021
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5. 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 1 episode / week Avg Length 39 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 / week Avg Length 12 min Apr 2021
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7. 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 3 episodes / month Avg Length 45 min Jul 2018
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8. The Artifexian Podcast

The Artifexian Podcast Ireland
Edgar Grunewald and Bill McGrath discuss all things worldbuilding - the process of constructing fictional settings.
3.9K 1 episode / month Avg Length 97 min Mar 2015
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9. 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 1 episode / week Avg Length 56 min Aug 2019
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10. Worldbuild With Us

Worldbuild With Us Where we create fantastical worlds with help from you, our listeners!
168 1 episode / week Avg Length 56 min
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11. 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 1 episode / month Avg Length 88 min Feb 2018
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12. 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.
4 episodes / month Avg Length 199 min
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13. Dungeoneered

Dungeoneered A podcast about creative worldbuilding using what's available and building upon it, mainly focusing on Dungeons and Dragons.
1 6 episodes / quarter Avg Length 62 min Sep 2020
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14. 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 229 1 episode / month Avg Length 34 min Oct 2020
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15. 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 4 episodes / quarter Avg Length 35 min
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16. Lex Out Loud - Worldbuilding for Science Fiction

Lex Out Loud - Worldbuilding for Science Fiction Seattle, Washington, US
Lex Out Loud is a podcast for writers, readers, and all lovers of speculative fiction. Lex Starwalker is beginning work on his third novel, and he'...;s taking you along for the journey. Whether you're wanting to write a novel or screenplay yourself, or you're a game master wanting to write an adventure or campaign, or you're just curious about the creative writing process, this show is for you! In this first season, Lex will explore worldbuilding in depth. The setting is the stage where the story takes place, so it's a natural place to start.more
1.1K 1 episode / month Avg Length 67 min
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17. 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 867 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 76 min Dec 2019
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18. 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 12 episodes / year Avg Length 33 min 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, Remy Lerner redcircle.com 1
Thefantasywriterstoolshed shows.acast.com/thefantasywriterstoolshed/episodes 7
Worldbuilding Magazine worldbuildingmagazine.com/worldcasting 5
Sci-fi Roundtable podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/sci-fi-roundtable 3
Afronauts Podcast anchor.fm/afronauts-podcast 2
Bantam Audiobooks anchor.fm/bantam-audiobooks 2
Crit Academy critacademy.com/podcast 2
Doubledm Studios podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/doubledm 2
Ellie Ode, Jarred Bournigal, Will Meldon 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, Fated Mates fatedmates.net/episodes 2
Write Gear writegear.co.uk/podcast 2
Audio Drama Reviews spreaker.com/show/audio-drama-reviews_1 1
Bestseller Experiment bestsellerexperiment.com/podcasts/podcast-episodes 1
Brock podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/id1561518610 1
Chris Mcdowall podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/bastionland 1
Dirk Knemeyer, David Heron, Kaitlin Tembray tgdrt.libsyn.com 1
Edgar Grunewald, The Artifexian Podcast - Edgar Grunewald & Bill M artifexian.com 1
Elements Brand Management buzzsprout.com/1094519 1
James H Anderson podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/james-h-anderson 1
Jody Aberdeen anchor.fm/jody-aberdeen 1
Kent Bye voicesofvr.com 1
L. Penelope lpenelope.com/podcast 1
Logan Rollins thestorytold.libsyn.com/website 1
Oliver Brackenbury soimwritinganovel.podbean.com 1
Oren Ashkenazi, Chris Winkle, Wes Matlock And Svend Phillips 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 anchor.fm/theavatarhourpodcast 1
The Game Design Round Table Team, Dirk Knemeyer, David Heron, Kaitlin thegamedesignroundtable.com/series 1
The God Learners godlearners.com/episodes 1
The London Review Of Books lrb.co.uk/podcasts-and-videos/podcasts 1
The Manticore taleofthemanticore.podbean.com 1
The Unfinished Mind podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/the-unfinished-mind 1
Ucla Extension Writers' Program writers.uclaextension.edu/media/the-write-process 1
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