Monday, December 7, 2015
Iteration 170 - Fantasy Marches and Parades
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We join Josh and one-cake-filled Ryan for talk about our favourite games, Dwarf Fortress, Minecraft, and others. Josh talks about watching and performing standup comedy. Does a parade count as a simulation for our purposes? Sure, why not! Then we take a weird tangent about the nature of art and spirituality, on account of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. We speculate on the origin of birthday candles. And for our main topic, we discuss parades, and how a parade or festival can shed light on a fantasy setting. And using parades and festivals and other traditions in stories.
References and Recommendations:
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1985966/
The Great Modron March: http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/17302/The-Great-Modron-March-2e?it=1