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New Episode: Series 10, Episode 5: Droids and Replicants

Direct Download: GSN PODCAST: Dissecting Worlds Series 10, Episode 5: Droids and Replicants Back from festive indulgences, Dissectingbots K33-R and M4-T take a look at the constructed creatures that inhabit science fiction worlds as servants and slaves – whether the

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New Episode: Series 10, Episode 4: Creatures of the Night

Direct Download: GSN PODCAST: Dissecting Worlds S10, Ep4: Creatures of the Night This month Wolf-Man Kehaar and Man-Wolf Matt stare into the darkness without and within, as our Fantastic Creatures series looks in horror at, um, horror. This time we

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New Episode: Series 10, Ep3: Elves (and maybe Dwarves)!

Direct Download:Dissecting Worlds Series 10, Ep3: Elves (and maybe Dwarves)! Elves and to some extent dwarves and other spirits appear on the DW vivisection table today including: The Norse elves of Poul Anderson’s The Broken Sword Melniboneans Coverage from Tolkien,

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Announcing Dissecting Worlds Live 2!

Greetings, friends and listeners. Earlier this year we solicited ideas and advice from you all and used that to run an experimental world-building game set on a distant colony world. It was a lot of fun, and we think we

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New Episode: Series 10, Episode 2: Dragons and Other Mythical Beasts

Direct Download: GSN Podcast: Dissecting Worlds S10, E2: Dragons and Other Mythical Beasts ROOOOOOOOOAR! Our Fire breathing Northerners dissect the big beasts of fantasy in this second ep of their fantastic creatures series including: Mythological, fantastic and natural dragons Sci

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Coming Soon: Dragons and Other Mythic Beasts

They’re big, scaly and terrifying! No, Matt hasn’t finally been allowed to rant about Dinosaurs, its their fictional cousins, the Dragons! Next time on Dissecting Worlds we are taking aim at these most mythic of mythic creatures, the Dragon –

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New Episode: Series 10, Episode 1: Orcs, Goblins and Other Hordes

In this episode our Northern Hobgoblins debate Orcs and their place in geek fiction including:  Are Orcs racist or snobbish or both? The Noble Savage Other narratives of the Lord of the Rings Glorantha’s Trolls and hateful Broo Walking bags

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Coming Soon: Orcs, Goblins and Other Hordes

Finally, the new series is almost upon us and we are starting our Tenth Series (!) with that most common of fantasy enemies, the Orc. These monsters have been hewn down in their thousands by muscular heroes over the years,

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Series 10 Running Order Unveiled!

So, with Series 9 in the bag, it’s time to formally unveil Series 10. After some discussion – and thanks for all the feedback on this – we’re going for “Fantastic Creatures”, from traditional fantasy monsters to robots and golems

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New Episode: Series 9, Episode 7: Espionage Conclusions

After our month off, Agents M and K are back to wrap up Series 9, go through the Dissecting Worlds mailbag and look back on anything else we missed. Direct Download: Dissecting Worlds Series 9, ep 7: Espionage Conclusions! As

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