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Artifexian Podcast #1 : Thoughts on Stars

Artifexian Podcast #1 : Thoughts on Stars. Edgar and Bill discuss the superbowl, UFC and stellar

7 (Poké)planet Types | Artifexian

Terrestrial planets can be so much more than just barren, rocky planets or earth analogs. In

The Trouble with Terrestrial Planets | Artifexian

When constructing terrestrial planets, a worldbuilder needs to work with three important variables: mass, radius and

Artifexian Podcast: #0 Worldbuilding: A Defintion

To mark the one year anniversary of Artifexian, I decided to launch a podcast. The Artifexian

Artifexian: Extrasolar Gas Giants

As I’ve mentioned before giant planets are often, wrongfully, left out of the worldbuilding process. Even

Artifexian: Gas Giant Facts

Think rings systems and diamond oceans and you start to get a feel for the awe

Artifexian – Dwarf Planet Info

Here's a video on dwarf planets. Chronicling everything from crazy tilts and orbits to seasonal atmospheres

Artifexian – Lagrange Points and more Trojan Ramblings

Sick of having just one planet per orbit? Need a location for your space habitat? Want

Artifexian – Color in Librus

Following on from my last post, “Color in Fictional Settings”, this week I’d like to look

Artifexian – Color in Fictional Settings

How to use colors in an interesting way to help transform the worldbuilding process.

Artifexian – Perception of the Heavens

The maths behind how your world is perceived.

Artifexian: Build Your Own Anti-Tatooine

Edgar explains how to build an S-type star system.

Artifexian: Build Your Own Tatooine

Want to set your science fiction story on a planet with twin suns? This short video

Artifexian: Other Planetary Systems

Edgar talks us through some of the most interesting star systems discovered to date.

Artifexian: How to Create a Classical Planetary System

Edgar begins a walkthrough lesson on building a classical planetary system capable of supporting life.

Artifexian: Formation of the Solar System

Before we start baking our apple pie, let's take a look at grandma's old recipe book

Artifexian: Galactic Musings

Edgar ponders which type of galaxy is the best suited to habitability.

Artifexian: An Open Letter to Elliptical Galaxies

The interesting thing about elliptical galaxies is how unremarkable they are.

Artifexian: The Milky Way and Spiral Galaxies

Edgar examines the structure of spiral galaxies in more detail.

Artifexian: What are Galaxies?

Edgar is bringing out the big guns for this episode and talking about galaxies - the