29 – Creative Appropriation, Part 2

Daystar and Alexander discusses the value of new settings opposed to using an established one, and the idea of others using their own stories and ideas.

Co-hosted by Alexander Wales

With thanks to Tim Yarbrough for the Intro/Outro music, G.A.T.O Must Be Respected


Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks

Metropolitan Man by Alexander Wales

Unsong by Scott Alexander

Pact by Wildbow


Time Stamps

01:24 Taking Ideas vs Fanfic

7:17 Stealing Mechanics

11:33 The value of something new

19:36 Taking our ideas

27:09 Guardian


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