The Action Points Podcast! Episode 133 – Palaces Out Of Paragraphs

In this episode:

We talk about worldbuilding and settings that we enjoy, covering what makes worldbuilding effective and fictional setting we would like to live in. In our roundup: Aaron talks about Deception: Murder in Hong Kong, Potion Explosion, Gravity Falls, the Over the Garden Wall comic, and Mechs vs. Minions. Jackson discusses Shadowrun: Crossfire, Doomtown: Reloaded, The Blacklist, and The Happiest Refugee. Dan’s been reading the Explorer series and Tom King’s run of Vision, and watching Timeless and Westworld. Evan chats with us about Suits, Yuri!!! on Ice, Elementary, Bloodborne, playing on the Playstation VR, Burly Men at Sea, and the Ashes of Ariandel DLC for Dark Souls III.

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Episode 133 – Palaces Out Of Paragraphs

Music: Theme for Harold (var. 2) by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.

Links for the things we talked about:

Deception: Murder in Hong Kong

Potion Explosion

Gravity Falls

Over the Garden Wall

Over the Garden Wall comics

Mechs vs. Minions

Shadowrun: Crossfire

Doomtown: Reloaded

The Blacklist

The Happiest Refugee

Explorer Anthology Series

Vision Vol 1: Little Worse Than A Man




Yuri!!! on Ice



Kitchen (Resident Evil 7 demo)

Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live

Eagle Flight

Burly Men at Sea

Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel (which Evan has also written about here)

Wizards of the Coast’s Player Psychographic Profiles

Further info on the player profiles


The Star Wars CCG

Pokemon: Sun and Moon

Mother 3

Elite Beat Agents

Shokugeki no Souma (Food Wars)

Yakitate!! Japan


The Lies of Locke Lamora

PBS Idea Channel on Overwatch

Avatar: The Last Airbender comics


Astro City

Top 10

East of West



80 Days


Iron Harvest will be set in the same setting as Scythe

Songs of the Dying Earth

Brandon Graham

Kill 6 Billion Demons

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