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Fantastic fantasy

By Austin luedeke - Sep 07 2017
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A look into wizards witches and warriors that all struggle for power and brings into play a deep conspiracy that seems endless

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Fantastic fantasy

By Austin luedeke - Sep 07 2017
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A look into wizards witches and warriors that all struggle for power and brings into play a deep conspiracy that seems endless
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The Audio Epics Podcast

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Rank #1: Storytelling Point of View (part 1 of 2)

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"I remember it like it was yesterday..." or "A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away?"

There are very different ways to tell a story and viewpoint is one of those technical things in writing that can have a huge impact even though the audience doesn't necessarily pay much attention to them. In this first part of our conversation, we explore the various viewpoints used in written fiction. Why use any one of these over the others? What makes them unique?

    3rd person omniscient
    3rd person limited
    2nd person (choose your own adventure)
    1st person reflective
    1st person camera

Works mentioned in this episode:

    Narnia
    Harry Potter
    The Wheel of Time
    Dune
    The Stormlight Archive
    Moby Dick
    Dracula
    The Hunger Games
    The Da Vinci Code
    The Sixth Sense
    The Lovely Bones
    The Reckoners Trilogy
    The Love Tree
    How I Met Your Mother

People mentioned in this episode:

    C.S. Lewis
    Brandon Sanderson
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    Suzanne Collins
    J.K. Rowling
    Robert Jordan
    Frank Herbert
    Dan Brown
    Jos Vanderloo
Jan 12 2019
40 mins
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Rank #2: Humor in storytelling - Storytelling podcast #6

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Last week we delved into a topic related to horror, so this week we decided to go in the completely opposite direction and explore comedy. Somehow, we still couldn't avoid talking quite a bit about horror, too. Eline admits that her favorite moment in comedy is a puking scene and Domien is shocked by all the vulgarity these days.

Movies/shows/books/games mentioned in this episode:

    Music & Lyrics
    The Wedding Singer
    Team America: World Police
    Scary Movie
    Epic Movie
    Monkey Island
    Space Quest
    Divinity: Original Sin
    Goat Simulator
    Mr. Bean
    Blackadder
    In De Gloria
    Life Is Beautiful
    Monty Python
    The Room
    Wrong Turn
    The Hills Have Eyes
    Hostel
    The Strangers
    The Human Centipede
    Aliens
    The Lord of the Rings
    Red Dragon
    The Silence of the Lambs

People mentioned:

    Hugh Grant
    Adam Sandler
    Drew Barrymore
    Louis de Funès
    Rowan Atkinson
    Wim Helsen
    Bill Bailey
    James Cameron
Nov 22 2018
51 mins
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Rank #3: The hero in storytelling - Storytelling podcast #8

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Frodo Baggins, Superman, Luke Skywalker... Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, but what is the defining characteristic that binds them? In this episode, we get into that topic and also go on a bit of a tangent about Belgian comic book characters and how they are massively different from American ones. Listen to find out why Eline didn't like the ending to The Dark Knight and what Domien's favourite female fictional character is.

Mentioned in this episode:

    Superman
    Batman
    The Hulk
    Spider-man
    Aquaman
    Wolverine
    Thor
    The Lord of the Rings (like in every episode)
    The Hobbit
    Star Wars
    Suske & Wiske
    Jommeke
    The Secret of N.I.M.H
    Hacksaw Ridge
    The X-Files
    The Will of the Woods
    Witch Hunter
    Avatar
    Dances With Wolves
    Hercules
    Achilles
Dec 06 2018
52 mins
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Rank #4: Our plans for the future

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So we've evaluated your response, put our heads together and come up with a plan for the future of our content, our podcast and our family business.

We hope you enjoy it. In this episode we mention Bandcamp. Check out the Bandcamp subscription service at https://bandcamp.com/subscriptions .

Jun 08 2017
7 mins
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Rank #5: Questions about Witch Hunter

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In this episode, we take the time to answer a bunch of questions listeners have asked about Witch Hunter. I had a great time doing this, so if you liked this episode, tell us and send us more questions so we can do another one!

Apr 25 2017
18 mins
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Rank #6: Adaptations in storytelling - Storytelling podcast #9

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Every medium has its own strengths and weaknesses to tell certain kinds of stories. In this episode, we discuss how adaptations into a different medium can work, how you could make a Tetris movie work and why Peter Jackson has to make the Witch Hunter movie.

WARNING: there is an overabundance of The Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit in this episode.

Mentioned in this episode:

    The Lord of the Rings (a LOT)
    The Hobbit (also a LOT)
    The Lego Movie
    The Lego Batman Movie
    Dune
    Arrival
    The Name of the Rose
    The Chronicles of Narnia
    The Shining
    The Mist
    Star Wars
    Tomb Raider
    Silent Hill
    Warcraft
    Knights of the Old Republic
    Mass Effect
    Skyrim
    Diablo
    Tetris
    Batman
    Man of Steel
    War of the Worlds
    Harry Potter
    Pirates of the Caribbean
Dec 13 2018
56 mins
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Rank #7: VAMPIRES - Storytelling podcast #5

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What is the terror that stalks the night in search of living blood? The answer is mosquitoes, but vampires can be pretty annoying too. In this episode, we talk about the various ways vampires have been used in books, movies and games, how the significance of this mythical creature changes over time, how storytellers have tried to find ways to keep the vampire archetype fresh, and why Dracula is still the number one vampire of them all!

Mentioned in this episode:

    Dracula
    Interview with the Vampire
    Buffy: The Vampire Slayer
    Angel
    The Vampire Diaries
    Twilight
    Dracula Untold
    World of Darkness
    Vampire: The Masquerade
    The Silmarillion
    Nosferatu
    Underworld
Nov 15 2018
33 mins
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Rank #8: Prophecy & Destiny - Storytelling podcast #7

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Since the ancient days, it has been foretold that we would do this episode. We talk about the role of prophecy and destiny in storytelling, which turns out to be huge. We also spoil the ending of almost every movie ever made. Get cozy with a nice cup of tea and an apocalyptic vision of impending doom and enjoy the Audio Epics Storytelling Podcast with Domien and Eline!

Movies/shows/books/games mentioned in this episode:

    The Matrix
    Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith
    Harry Potter
    Smallville
    Merlin
    Dune
    Maleficent
    The Smurfs
    The Terminator
    Doctor Who
    About Time
    Final Destination
    The Time Machine
    Minority Report
    King Kong
    Superman
    The Planet of the Apes
    The Passion of the Christ
    Titanic
    The Hunger Games
Nov 29 2018
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #9: Bizarre story elements in kids' TV shows - Storytelling podcast #4

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We're the parents of a toddler and so we get to watch a lot of TV shows aimed at very young children and we noticed just how strange they are most of the time. In this episode, we try to unravel the hows and whys of talking trees, muddy puddles and medieval jesters who travel around the world in hot air balloons.

Mentioned in this episode:

    Peppa Pig
    Woezel & Pip
    Bing
    Dinotrux
    Transformers
    Jokie & Jet
    Efteling
    Samson
    The Smurfs
    Bassie & Adriaan
Nov 08 2018
40 mins
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Rank #10: Storytelling in tabletop roleplaying games - Storytelling podcast #3

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We've played a lot of different roleplaying games and tried out various systems and settings, so of course we had to do an episode about them. We talk about the unique storytelling opportunities that this hobby presents, how it is a shared storytelling experience and how roleplaying games can help people improve their social skills. 

Mentioned in this episode:

    Dungeons & Dragons (duh)
    Raymond E. Feist
    Dragonlance
    Weis & Hickman
    Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay
    Dragon Age
    RPGLit
    RPG video games
    13th Age
    World of Darkness
    Vampire: The Masquerade
    The One Ring
    Descent
    Star Wars Roleplaying Game
Nov 01 2018
37 mins
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Rank #11: Why a storytelling podcast? Storytelling podcast #0

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A new episode! What, already? Yes, already! We talk a bit about the whole idea behind the Storytelling podcast, why we're doing this and what we have planned for the future.

Oct 26 2018
14 mins
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Rank #12: Storytelling in video games - Storytelling podcast #2

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We like video games, so we decided to have a chat about them. This medium differs quite a bit from others, so we had a lot to say about the unique qualities of this interactive form of storytelling. 

Games series mentioned:

The Elder Scrolls V: SkyrimFallout 4The Witcher 3Dark SoulsDragon Age IIDragon Age: InquisitionMass EffectThe Last of UsMystDrakensang: The River of TimeDragon's DogmaDragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry SkiesFableDivinity: Original SinMonkey IslandSpace QuestAlan WakeMatch 3 Quest

Oct 25 2018
37 mins
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Rank #13: How long is an epic? Storytelling podcast #1

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This is the first of our storytelling conversations. The idea is to have one every week from now on.

We both like epic stories, but just how long and complicated does a story need to be to get that epic feel we love so much? 

Mentioned or discussed in this episode:

- The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien)

- The Lord of the Rings (J.R.R. Tolkien)

- The Chronicles of Narnia (C.S. Lewis)

- Harry Potter (J.K. Rowling)

- The Wheel of Time (Robert Jordan)

- Ancestry (Dayn Russell Leonardson)

- The Stormlight Archive (Brandon Sanderson)

- Reckoners (Brandon Sanderson)

- The X-Files

- Smallville

Oct 18 2018
28 mins
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Rank #14: Summer status update

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Greetings, listener. In this episode, I talk about the current state of Audio Epics, I have some good news and some less-good news, and I make some announcements. Please enjoy!

Jul 05 2018
11 mins
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Rank #15: An interview with Peter Van Riet

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In the latest Audio Epics podcast episode, Domien sits down with composer Peter Van Riet to talk mostly about music, although some quotes from "The Room" may have made their way into the interview. We talk about The Will of the Woods, Witch Hunter and The Beast of the Western Wilds, but also Peter's other music for Locke & Key, A Journey with Strange Bedfellows and his views on film music in general.

Apr 11 2018
44 mins
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Rank #16: The Beast of the Western Wilds: a retrospective

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Now that the final episode of The Beast of the Western Wilds has aired on our podcast and on YouTube, I feel it’s a good time to take a look back and talk about this story – how the idea for it came up, what I was trying to achieve with it and how it all came together. Of course, I have to warn you: there will be spoilers! Don’t listen to this if you haven’t listened to all of The Beast of the Western Wilds yet!

Feb 08 2018
49 mins
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Rank #17: The Beast of the Western Wilds : A Witch Hunter Tale - part 8

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The last episode of The Beast of the Western Wilds brings us to the final encounter with the beast itself! How will this tale end? Find out!

This dark fantasy dramatized audiobook is fit for both newcomers and fans of the Witch Hunter series. Of course you do need to listen to the previous episodes first!

Join the Witch Hunter on his journey to the edge of the wild, where he will be faced with dark family secrets, strange new creatures and perilous adventures in the woods...

This story is intended for mature audiences.

Feb 01 2018
52 mins
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Rank #18: The Beast of the Western Wilds : A Witch Hunter Tale - part 7

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Episode 7 of The Beast of the Western Wilds brings us to another realm, where Ludlov will face an evil he cannot defeat with swords or pistols...

This dark fantasy dramatized audiobook is fit for both newcomers and fans of the Witch Hunter series. Of course you do need to listen to the previous episodes first!

Join the Witch Hunter on his journey to the edge of the wild, where he will be faced with dark family secrets, strange new creatures and perilous adventures in the woods...

This story is intended for mature audiences.

Jan 25 2018
47 mins
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Rank #19: The Beast of the Western Wilds : A Witch Hunter Tale - part 6

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In the sixth episode of The Beast of the Western Wilds, Ludlov will need to find a way to combat the root of all the evil that has been plaguing Schnertwald...

This dark fantasy dramatized audiobook is fit for both newcomers and fans of the Witch Hunter series. Of course you do need to listen to the previous episodes first!

Join the Witch Hunter on his journey to the edge of the wild, where he will be faced with dark family secrets, strange new creatures and perilous adventures in the woods...

Jan 18 2018
38 mins
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Rank #20: The Beast of the Western Wilds : A Witch Hunter Tale - part 5

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Episode 5 of The Beast of the Western Wilds brings us to Castle Edelhart, where a dark history will be revealed...

This dark fantasy dramatized audiobook is fit for both newcomers and fans of the Witch Hunter series. Of course you do need to listen to the previous two episodes first!

Join the Witch Hunter on his journey to the edge of the wild, where he will be faced with dark family secrets, strange new creatures and perilous adventures in the woods...

This story is intended for mature audiences.

Jan 11 2018
44 mins
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