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What If World - Stories for Kids

What if a tiny dragon lived in my closet? What if there were a never-ending bowl of ice cream? What if cats ruled the world? Pirates, fairies, wizards, and robots band together with an endless cast of characters to help Mr. Eric tell wacky stories inspired by kids’ questions. Mr. Eric believes that curiosity and hope go hand in hand. If children keep asking questions, they’ll always be open to new ideas and new challenges. What If World’s progressive stories and satires aim to keep kids laughing and learning well into adulthood. Call 205-605-WHAT for a chance to have your question answered!

What if a tiny dragon lived in my closet? What if there were a never-ending bowl of ice cream? What if cats ruled the world? Pirates, fairies, wizards, and robots band together with an endless cast of characters to help Mr. Eric tell wacky stories inspired by kids’ questions. Mr. Eric believes that curiosity and hope go hand in hand. If children keep asking questions, they’ll always be open to new ideas and new challenges. What If World’s progressive stories and satires aim to keep kids laughing and learning well into adulthood. Call 205-605-WHAT for a chance to have your question answered!

 

#250

What if a mermaid wanted to fly? (w/ Miss Lynn)

Miss Lynn helps Mr. Eric tell a tall tale, featuring a mermaid inventor, a lonely detective, a dog and a cat on a boat, a colossal whale, and, of course, snake lifeguards! Lessons include: pursuing your goals may help you discover a new dream, as long as you keep an open mind. This episode is sponsored in part by the podcast [Coin Trick] (https://www.cointrick.net/) , a stories podcast for kids celebrating Indigenous American culture and featuring the voice talents of Michael Horse and original music by Shelly Morninsong. Head to [cointrick.net] (http://cointrick.net/) to learn more and subscribe to Coin Trick wherever you listen to podcasts! Our guest this week is singer, songwriter, and podcast [Miss Lynn] (https://misslynn.com/home) . Go to [misslynn.com] (http://misslynn.com/) to hear all of her great music for kids, as well as her show, Good Words Podcast. [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen or [join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) to support the show and get great rewards. What If World is made by Eric and [Karen O'Keeffe] (http://karenokeeffe.com/) . A big thanks to [Miss Lynn] (https://misslynn.com/) , helper in What If World and lover of doughnuts. Our podcast art is by [Jason O’Keefe] (https://www.jasonokeefecreaturecreator.com/) and our theme song is by [Craig Martinson] (https://www.craigmartinson.biz/) . This episode features editing and sound design by [Dessiree McFarland] (http://www.dessireemcfarland.com/) . [Sponsor What If World] (https://gumball.fm/shows/what-if-world-stories-for-kids/60f896558aae7a001db0b6b1) ! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

26 Jul 2021

24 MINS

24:48

26 Jul 2021


#249

What if your pets got sent to What If World?

Lots of characters to meet this week, as Ginger the Loyal and Otis the Aloofest visit What If World and meet Hungry Bungry! Can the misplaced pets get back to What Is World, or will the Oopstone trap them forever?! Lessons include: good rules are made by people who understand their mistakes, and want to keep you from having to repeat them; pollution is a problem we can only solve together! This episode originally aired July 9th, 2018. We are proud to tell you about the new board book, [Families Can] (https://www.noodleloaf.com/whatif) , by our friend, Dan Saks. [Families Can] (https://www.noodleloaf.com/whatif) is a rhyming, light-hearted celebration of the wonderful differences that make each family unique. You can help support your local bookstores by getting this great book at [noodleloaf.com/whatif] (https://www.noodleloaf.com/whatif) [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . What If World is made by Eric and [Karen O'Keeffe] (http://karenokeeffe.com/) . A big thanks to [Miss Lynn] (https://misslynn.com/) , helper in What If World and lover of doughnuts. Our podcast art is by [Jason O’Keefe] (https://www.jasonokeefecreaturecreator.com/) and our theme song is by [Craig Martinson] (https://www.craigmartinson.biz/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

19 Jul 2021

22 MINS

22:27

19 Jul 2021


#248

Snail Mail Stories

Fair Elise and Petey the Press Secretey hold are holding a press conference to answer some of your snail mail questions. Will things devolve into utter chaos as the questions pile up? Almost definitely ;) Lessons include: Thinking of conflict as Good vs. Bad can keep you from understanding both sides; 500 cans is too much tuna... [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) Great merch available at the [Imaginarium] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) ! Featuring artwork from [Ana Stretcu] (https://www.anawiththekey.com/) : [whatifworld.threadless.com] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . Share questions via Twitter [@whatifworldpod] (https://twitter.com/whatifworldpod) , Facebook [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.facebook.com/whatifworldpodcast) , Instagram [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.instagram.com/whatifworldpodcast) , or email [whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com] (mailto:whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com) Or send snail mail to: What If World P.O. box 4905 Panorama City, CA 91412 What If World is made by Eric and [Karen O'Keeffe] (http://karenokeeffe.com/) . A big thanks to [Miss Lynn] (https://misslynn.com/) , helper in What If World and lover of doughnuts. Our podcast art is by [Jason O’Keefe] (https://www.jasonokeefecreaturecreator.com/) and our theme song is by [Craig Martinson] (https://www.craigmartinson.biz/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

12 Jul 2021

14 MINS

14:10

12 Jul 2021


#247

What if a city sank in squid ink? (Cthoffee Shop Plot Part 2)

Find out the origin story of Scully the Squid and his Uncle Cthunkle, with special appearances by Alabaster Zero and Squiderella! Lessons include: even grownups can have growing up to do; just because a kid gets older, it doesn’t mean they have to give up on all the things they used to enjoy. [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [ patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [ link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . Great merch available at the [Imaginarium] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) ! Featuring artwork from [Ana Stretcu] (https://www.anawiththekey.com/) : [whatifworld.threadless.com] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) What If World is made by Eric and [Karen O'Keeffe] (http://karenokeeffe.com/) . A big thanks to [Miss Lynn] (https://misslynn.com/) , helper in What If World and lover of doughnuts. Our podcast art is by [Jason O’Keefe] (https://www.jasonokeefecreaturecreator.com/) and our theme song is by [Craig Martinson] (https://www.craigmartinson.biz/) . This episode features editing and sound design by [Dessiree McFarland] (http://www.dessireemcfarland.com/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

05 Jul 2021

17 MINS

17:54

05 Jul 2021


#246

What if Cthunkle opened a coffee shop? (Cthoffee Shop Plot Part 1)

When Cthunkle opens a seemingly harmless coffee shop, Alabaster Zero is certain there’s an evil plot behind it. There certainly is more to the story, and we’ll have to dive into Cthunkle’s past to hear the full story. Lessons include: if you think a friend is making strange choices, it may be time to learn more about them; a person has to really want to change for it to ever happen This episode is sponsored by [ Bobby Wonder] (https://www.gokidgo.com/bobby-wonder) , a podcast from an Emmy Award winning team. Join the fun, expand your imagination, and learn how to talk to ducks! [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [ patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [ link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . What If World is made by Eric and [Karen O'Keeffe] (http://karenokeeffe.com/) . A big thanks to [Miss Lynn] (https://misslynn.com/) , helper in What If World and lover of doughnuts. Our podcast art is by [Jason O’Keefe] (https://www.jasonokeefecreaturecreator.com/) and our theme song is by [Craig Martinson] (https://www.craigmartinson.biz/) . This episode features editing and sound design by [Dessiree McFarland] (http://www.dessireemcfarland.com/) . Our episode features Fred the Dog as imagined by [Ana Stretcu] (https://www.anawiththekey.com/) , with graphic design by Karen O’Keeffe. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

28 Jun 2021

22 MINS

22:12

28 Jun 2021


#245

What if a wizard turned me into a lion?

When Charlie, Carson, and Farmer Cobb lend a hand to the hapless wizard, Abacus P. Grumbler, he promises them each a magical gift in return. But the old sorcerer can rarely get one spell right, let alone three! Lessons include: how to show kindness to those in need, and to accept changes (even challenging ones) This episode originally aired 8/21/2017. [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) Great merch available at the [Imaginarium] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) ! Featuring artwork from [Ana Stretcu] (https://www.anawiththekey.com/) : [whatifworld.threadless.com] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . Share questions via Twitter [@whatifworldpod] (https://twitter.com/whatifworldpod) , Facebook [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.facebook.com/whatifworldpodcast) , Instagram [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.instagram.com/whatifworldpodcast) , or email [whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com] (mailto:whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com) What If World is made by Eric and [Karen O'Keeffe] (http://karenokeeffe.com/) . A big thanks to [Miss Lynn] (https://misslynn.com/) , helper in What If World and lover of doughnuts. Our podcast art is by [Jason O’Keefe] (https://www.jasonokeefecreaturecreator.com/) and our theme song is by [Craig Martinson] (https://www.craigmartinson.biz/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

21 Jun 2021

20 MINS

20:29

21 Jun 2021


#244

What if you got sucked into a town but there was nobody there?

Can Fred the Dog find friends happiness in a town without any people? Maybe, if he can find some sticks… Lessons include: happiness doesn’t look the same for every person, and that’s a good thing; it’s easy to forget to take care of yourself, but it can make you feel really good! This episode is sponsored by [ Bobby Wonder] (https://www.gokidgo.com/bobby-wonder) , a podcast from an Emmy Award winning team. Join the fun, expand your imagination, and learn how to talk to ducks! [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [ patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [ link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . What If World is made by Eric and [Karen O'Keeffe] (http://karenokeeffe.com/) . A big thanks to [Miss Lynn] (https://misslynn.com/) , helper in What If World and lover of doughnuts. Our podcast art is by [Jason O’Keefe] (https://www.jasonokeefecreaturecreator.com/) and our theme song is by [Craig Martinson] (https://www.craigmartinson.biz/) . This episode features editing and sound design by [Dessiree McFarland] (http://www.dessireemcfarland.com/) . Our episode features Fred the Dog as imagined by [Ana Stretcu] (https://www.anawiththekey.com/) , with graphic design by Karen O’Keeffe. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

14 Jun 2021

25 MINS

25:43

14 Jun 2021


#243

What if all of What If World had a potluck?

Petey the Party Planner Pirate puts on a potluck party, and there are a few surprises in store… also, a lot of candy casseroles. Then the world gets taken over, obviously. Lessons include: It’s okay to ask for help sometimes; setting a good example can feel pretty great even if it doesn’t always inspire others to do the same. This episode is sponsored by [Bobby Wonder] (https://www.gokidgo.com/bobby-wonder) , a podcast for kids from the Emmy Award winning team. Join the fun, expand your imagination, and learn how to talk to ducks! Learn more at [gokidgo.com] (https://gokidgo.com/) and find [Bobby Wonder] (https://www.gokidgo.com/bobby-wonder) wherever you listen to podcasts. [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . What If World is made by Eric and [Karen O'Keeffe] (http://karenokeeffe.com/) . A big thanks to [Miss Lynn] (https://misslynn.com/) , helper in What If World and lover of doughnuts. Our podcast art is by [Jason O’Keefe] (https://www.jasonokeefecreaturecreator.com/) and our theme song is by [Craig Martinson] (https://www.craigmartinson.biz/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

07 Jun 2021

22 MINS

22:00

07 Jun 2021


#242

A Dracomax Q&A (on Cool Facts About Animals)

By popular request, we’re finally bringing you an interview with Dracomax! And it gets better, because this interview was conducted BY KIDS! Specifically, the amazing hosts of [Cool Facts About Animals] (https://coolfactsaboutanimalspodcast.wordpress.com/) . Lessons include: we all have a little dragon inside us, and it’s important to let it out in safe and constructive ways! Check out the podcast [Cool Facts About Animals] (https://coolfactsaboutanimalspodcast.wordpress.com/) to enjoy more of their antics and insightful questions. You can even support them on [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/coolfactsaboutanimals/posts) ! This episode is sponsored by [Bobby Wonder] (https://www.gokidgo.com/bobby-wonder) , a podcast from an Emmy Award winning team. Join the fun, expand your imagination, and learn how to talk to ducks! Visit [gokidgo.com] (https://www.gokidgo.com/) for more information, or find [Bobby Wonder] (https://www.gokidgo.com/bobby-wonder) wherever you get your podcasts. What If World is made by Eric and [Karen O'Keeffe] (http://karenokeeffe.com/) . A big thanks to [Miss Lynn] (https://misslynn.com/) , helper in What If World and lover of doughnuts. Our podcast art is by [Jason O’Keefe] (https://www.jasonokeefecreaturecreator.com/) and our theme song is by [Craig Martinson] (https://www.craigmartinson.biz/) . This episode features editing and sound design by [Dessiree McFarland] (http://www.dessireemcfarland.com/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

31 May 2021

33 MINS

33:58

31 May 2021


#241

What if donuts came to life?

The hardest part of making a donut might be picking out its toppings. Why not let the donut pick for itself? Existential crisis, that’s why ;) Lessons include: You may change your appearance, but people are going to have a hard time liking you until you like yourself; finding your path is difficult for everyone, but it’s okay to accept help along the way. This episode originally aired September 3rd, 2018. [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) Great merch available at the [Imaginarium] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) ! Featuring artwork from [Ana Stretcu] (https://www.anawiththekey.com/) : [whatifworld.threadless.com] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . Share questions via Twitter [@whatifworldpod] (https://twitter.com/whatifworldpod) , Facebook [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.facebook.com/whatifworldpodcast) , Instagram [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.instagram.com/whatifworldpodcast) , or email [whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com] (mailto:whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com) What If World is made by Eric and [Karen O'Keeffe] (http://karenokeeffe.com/) . A big thanks to [Miss Lynn] (https://misslynn.com/) , helper in What If World and lover of doughnuts. Our podcast art is by [Jason O’Keefe] (https://www.jasonokeefecreaturecreator.com/) and our theme song is by [Craig Martinson] (https://www.craigmartinson.biz/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

24 May 2021

17 MINS

17:52

24 May 2021


#240

Bonus: "Imagined Life Family" preview!

Our friends at Wondery are sponsoring us this week. So we're bringing you an exciting sample of their great new show, [Imagined Life Family] (http://wondery.fm/ILF_WhatifWorld) ! [Imagined Life Family] (http://wondery.fm/ILF_WhatifWorld) immerses you in the surprising moments and challenges that shaped someone’s life before they became successful-- but there’s a catch. You won’t find out who you are until the end of the episode, unless you follow the clues along the way! In this episode, you long to go to Africa and have adventures like Tarzan. But everyone tells you girls aren’t supposed to do things like that. You’ll just have to prove them wrong. Take a journey with Imagined Life Family and see the world through someone else’s eyes. Listen at [http://wondery.fm/ILF_WhatifWorld] (http://wondery.fm/ILF_WhatifWorld) ... Read more

22 May 2021

08 MINS

08:15

22 May 2021


#239

What if alligators ate crayons? (Whomanji Part 3)

It’s the final level of Whomanji, the Crayungle! Can the Jammaloo family defeat Piggylily, or will they end up turning into stuffed animals?! That’ll make sense when you listen… probably. Lessons include: We’re meant to learn about our capabilities gradually, so we can use them responsibly [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . Share questions via Twitter [@whatifworldpod] (https://twitter.com/whatifworldpod) , Facebook [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.facebook.com/whatifworldpodcast) , Instagram [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.instagram.com/whatifworldpodcast) , or email [whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com] (mailto:whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com) What If World is made by Eric and [Karen O'Keeffe] (http://karenokeeffe.com/) . A big thanks to [Miss Lynn] (https://misslynn.com/) , helper in What If World and lover of doughnuts. Our podcast art is by [Jason O’Keefe] (https://www.jasonokeefecreaturecreator.com/) and our theme song is by [Craig Martinson] (https://www.craigmartinson.biz/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

17 May 2021

20 MINS

20:19

17 May 2021


#238

What if everyone had a superpower? (Whomanji Part 2)

The Jammaloo Family faces level two of the Whomanji game. Will they get their power-ups and finally have an awesome training montage? Lessons include: even grownups (and older siblings) sometimes need to be reminded of their own lessons; practicing together is a lot more productive than showing off alone. [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . Share questions via Twitter [@whatifworldpod] (https://twitter.com/whatifworldpod) , Facebook [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.facebook.com/whatifworldpodcast) , Instagram [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.instagram.com/whatifworldpodcast) , or email [whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com] (mailto:whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com) What If World is made by Eric and [Karen O'Keeffe] (http://karenokeeffe.com/) . A big thanks to [Miss Lynn] (https://misslynn.com/) , helper in What If World and lover of doughnuts. Our podcast art is by [Jason O’Keefe] (https://www.jasonokeefecreaturecreator.com/) and our theme song is by [Craig Martinson] (https://www.craigmartinson.biz/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

10 May 2021

20 MINS

20:02

10 May 2021


#237

Whomanji (Part 1)

Zizi’s giant butterflies take her family to a mysterious jungle, or are they just inside a video game? Maybe JFKat can help them figure it out… but probably not. Lessons include: just because we’re capable of something, doesn’t mean we’ll be good at it right away; quality time comes from taking in our friends and family, whether or not we’re doing our favorite activity. [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) Our episode artwork is JFKat as imagined by [Ana Stretcu] (https://www.anawiththekey.com/) . Check out some great JFKat merch and more at the [Imaginarium] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) : [whatifworld.threadless.com] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . Share questions via Twitter [@whatifworldpod] (https://twitter.com/whatifworldpod) , Facebook [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.facebook.com/whatifworldpodcast) , Instagram [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.instagram.com/whatifworldpodcast) , or email [whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com] (mailto:whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com) What If World is made by Eric and [Karen O'Keeffe] (http://karenokeeffe.com/) . A big thanks to [Miss Lynn] (https://misslynn.com/) , helper in What If World and lover of doughnuts. Our podcast art is by [Jason O’Keefe] (https://www.jasonokeefecreaturecreator.com/) and our theme song is by [Craig Martinson] (https://www.craigmartinson.biz/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

03 May 2021

20 MINS

20:36

03 May 2021


#236

What if parents went to school and kids went to work? (w/ Rhea Pechter)

Mr. Eric teams up with Rhea Pechter of [Little Stories for Tiny People] (http://www.littlestoriestinypeople.com/) this week. Fair Elise and Pixacato are fed up with work and school, respectively. Good thing it’s Freaky Friday! Can Fair Elise survive a day in ballet school? Can Pixacato solve the mystery of the missing robot brains? Did Alabaster Zero also get Freaky Friday’d, or does the grizzled cop just really love ballet? Lessons include: both work and school take a special kind of endurance, we should respect each other’s efforts; parents will always look out for you, but that doesn’t mean you can’t look out for them, too! This episode originally aired May 5th, 2018. [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . Share questions via Twitter [@whatifworldpod] (https://twitter.com/whatifworldpod) , Facebook [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.facebook.com/whatifworldpodcast) , Instagram [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.instagram.com/whatifworldpodcast) , or email [whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com] (mailto:whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com) What If World is made by Eric and [Karen O'Keeffe] (http://karenokeeffe.com/) . A big thanks to [Miss Lynn] (https://misslynn.com/) , helper in What If World and lover of doughnuts. Our podcast art is by [Jason O’Keefe] (https://www.jasonokeefecreaturecreator.com/) and our theme song is by [Craig Martinson] (https://www.craigmartinson.biz/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

26 Apr 2021

16 MINS

16:25

26 Apr 2021


#235

The Case of the Missing What If Characters

With Fair Elise busy being president, Alabaster Zero is going to need Mr. Eric’s help to solve the latest mystery. Lessons include: admitting you don’t know something can take a lot of bravery; activity can help you feel better, especially after you’ve shared your big feelings. [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . Share questions via Twitter [@whatifworldpod] (https://twitter.com/whatifworldpod) , Facebook [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.facebook.com/whatifworldpodcast) , Instagram [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.instagram.com/whatifworldpodcast) , or email [whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com] (mailto:whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com) What If World is made by Eric and [Karen O'Keeffe] (http://karenokeeffe.com/) . A big thanks to [Miss Lynn] (https://misslynn.com/) , helper in What If World and lover of doughnuts. Our podcast art is by [Jason O’Keefe] (https://www.jasonokeefecreaturecreator.com/) and our theme song is by [Craig Martinson] (https://www.craigmartinson.biz/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

19 Apr 2021

23 MINS

23:03

19 Apr 2021


#234

What if a cat and a wizard were best friends? (w/ Mary & Tanveer)

When one best friend wants some space from another, is that okay? San Antonio based comedians Mary Picarazzi and Tanveer Arora will help us figure it out! Lessons include: everyone needs a little space sometimes; it’s great to be encouraging of your friends and their artwork. Mary Picarazzi and Tanveer Arora are late night comedians and friends to Mr. Eric. They have an interview podcast for grownups called Nobody Meet Somebody, where they interview Eric and other great guests. It’s available on YouTube, Apple Podcasts, and wherever you listen! They also have a late night comedy show for adults every Friday at 10pm in San Antonio at the Blind Tiger Comedy Club. You can follow them on Instagram @tanveerarora @mapicarazzi @nobodymeetsomebody and @blindtigercomedy. [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . What If World is made by Eric and Karen O'Keeffe. Our theme song is by [Craig Martinson] (https://www.craigmartinson.biz/) and our podcast art is by [Jason O’Keefe] (https://www.jasonokeefecreaturecreator.com/) . Additional songs and sound effects from [audioblocks.com] (https://www.audioblocks.com/) . This episode features editing and sound design by [Dessiree McFarland] (http://www.dessireemcfarland.com/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

12 Apr 2021

16 MINS

16:23

12 Apr 2021


#233

What if fish had legs? (w/ Tumble Science Podcast)

On our 200th episode, Mr. Eric’s friends Lindsay and Marshall from [Tumble] (https://www.sciencepodcastforkids.com/) get swept away to What If World… again! Can they enjoy living in an air tank while their fish grows legs and tries to take care of them? Lessons include: grownups have it rough sometimes, too; feeling cooped up will make anyone irritable, eventually Find out the real science behind this question on Tumble’s companion episode: [What If Fish Had Legs] (https://open.spotify.com/episode/2FLMQEyAmD1cE1DG2aYXEU) ? A huge thanks to Lindsay and Marshall for joining us on this special occasion! Find them at [sciencepodcastforkids.com] (https://www.sciencepodcastforkids.com/) [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . What If World is made by Eric and Karen O'Keeffe. Our theme song is by [Craig Martinson] (https://www.craigmartinson.biz/) and our podcast art is by [Jason O’Keefe] (https://www.jasonokeefecreaturecreator.com/) . This episode features editing and sound design by [Dessiree McFarland] (http://www.dessireemcfarland.com/) . Episode artwork by Karen O'Keeffe. Additional songs and sound effects from [audioblocks.com] (https://www.audioblocks.com/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

05 Apr 2021

18 MINS

18:12

05 Apr 2021


#232

What if puppies had laser eyes and could fly?

Remember when all you wanted was a flying laser puppy and your mom said “You’ll blow our roof off!” Let’s see if the old adage is true. Lessons include: parents may seem unfair, but they’ll do anything to protect us; lasers are better off left to make believe [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . Share questions via Twitter [@whatifworldpod] (https://twitter.com/whatifworldpod) , Facebook [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.facebook.com/whatifworldpodcast) , Instagram [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.instagram.com/whatifworldpodcast) , or email [whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com] (mailto:whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com) What If World is made by Eric and Karen O'Keeffe. Our theme song is by [Craig Martinson] (https://www.craigmartinson.biz/) and our podcast art is by [Jason O’Keefe] (https://www.jasonokeefecreaturecreator.com/) . Additional songs and sound effects from [audioblocks.com] (https://www.audioblocks.com/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

29 Mar 2021

16 MINS

16:28

29 Mar 2021


#231

Escape from the Cave of Cake! (G&G Part 8)

Can our adventurers escape from the cake and find the last ingredient for their magic spell? Let’s hope, or this story will be a bummer! Lessons include: hiding from our problems usually makes them worse; other people don’t get to tell us who we’re supposed to be This story is part of the Guilds & Goblins miniseries, where What If World characters play an original tabletop RPG for kids and families. The dice rolls are all real and help inform the story, along with your questions and ideas! Start at [episode 176] (http://www.whatifworldpodcast.com/episodes/2020/8/31/176-guilds-amp-goblins-part-1) for the full story. Patrons get access to our updated [Core Rules] (https://www.patreon.com/posts/176-guilds-part-41003658?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copy_to_clipboard&utm_campaign=postshare) ! [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) Great merch available at the [Imaginarium] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) ! Featuring artwork from [Ana Stretcu] (https://www.anawiththekey.com/) : [whatifworld.threadless.com] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . Share questions via Twitter [@whatifworldpod] (https://twitter.com/whatifworldpod) , Facebook [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.facebook.com/whatifworldpodcast) , Instagram [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.instagram.com/whatifworldpodcast) , or email [whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com] (mailto:whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com) What If World is made by Eric and Karen O'Keeffe. Our theme song is by Craig Martinson and our podcast art is by Jason O’Keefe. Additional songs and sound effects from [audioblocks.com] (https://www.audioblocks.com/) . This episode features ed --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

22 Mar 2021

15 MINS

15:49

22 Mar 2021


#230

What if birthdays were every day? (G&G Part 7)

Lowlandra, Scullen, and Zachimedes hide from their unicar pursuers in a mysterious cave… and predictably, things just keep getting weirder! Lessons include: hiding from our problems usually makes them worse; other people don’t get to tell us who we’re supposed to be This story is part of the Guilds & Goblins miniseries, where What If World characters play an original tabletop RPG for kids and families. The dice rolls are all real and help inform the story, along with your questions and ideas! Start at [episode 176] (http://www.whatifworldpodcast.com/episodes/2020/8/31/176-guilds-amp-goblins-part-1) for the full story. Patrons get access to the recently updated [Core Rules] (https://www.patreon.com/posts/176-guilds-part-41003658?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copy_to_clipboard&utm_campaign=postshare) ! [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) Great merch available at the [Imaginarium] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) ! Featuring artwork from [Ana Stretcu] (https://www.anawiththekey.com/) : [whatifworld.threadless.com] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . Share questions via Twitter [@whatifworldpod] (https://twitter.com/whatifworldpod) , Facebook [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.facebook.com/whatifworldpodcast) , Instagram [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.instagram.com/whatifworldpodcast) , or email [whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com] (mailto:whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com) What If World is made by Eric and Karen O'Keeffe. Our theme song is by Craig Martinson and our podcast art is by Jason O’Keefe. Additional songs and sound effects from [audioblocks.com] (https://www.audioblocks.com/) . This episode features editing and sound design by [Dessiree McFarland] (http://www.dessireemcfarland.com/) , and artwork by Karen O’Keeffe. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

15 Mar 2021

21 MINS

21:44

15 Mar 2021


#229

What if Mr. Eric interviewed Petey the Pirate?

All Mr. Eric wants is to have a simple interview. One where he doesn’t end up being eaten… Good luck to him! Lessons include: beauty takes many forms; most things we feel embarrassed about are pretty normal and easy for other people to understand [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) Great merch available at the [Imaginarium] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) ! Featuring artwork from [Ana Stretcu] (https://www.anawiththekey.com/) : [whatifworld.threadless.com] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . Share questions via Twitter [@whatifworldpod] (https://twitter.com/whatifworldpod) , Facebook [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.facebook.com/whatifworldpodcast) , Instagram [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.instagram.com/whatifworldpodcast) , or email [whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com] (mailto:whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com) What If World is made by Eric and Karen O'Keeffe. Our theme song is by Craig Martinson and our podcast art is by Jason O’Keefe. Additional songs and sound effects from [audioblocks.com] (https://www.audioblocks.com/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

08 Mar 2021

19 MINS

19:46

08 Mar 2021


#228

What if bubbles ate cats?

Mining robot K8-E3, aka Kaytee Three, is trying to find the last piece of a lost asteroid, but she accidentally unleashes a horde of hungry bubbles! Lessons include: Getting to know the other party can help an argument resolve itself; there are usually renewable resources available if we think creatively. Check out our friends at [Mystery Recipe] (//atkkids.com/mysteryrecipe ) to uncover the fun, fantastical, and fascinating sides of food! A podcast for kids from America's test kitchen: [atkkids.com/mysteryrecipe] (http://atkkids.com/mysteryrecipe) [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . What If World is made by Eric O’Keeffe with help from Karen O'Keeffe. Our theme song is by Craig Martinson and our podcast art is by Jason O’Keefe. Additional songs and sound effects from [audioblocks.com] (https://www.audioblocks.com/) . This week’s artwork was put together using bubble images from [Ninja] (http://www.clker.com/profile-54990.html) , [mswildcrd] (http://www.clker.com/profile-73377.html) , [Ashik Rajbhandari] (http://www.clker.com/profile-111392.html) , and character illustrations from our own [Ana Stretcu] (https://www.anawiththekey.com/) ! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

01 Mar 2021

23 MINS

23:23

01 Mar 2021


#227

What if the middle of the earth was cotton candy and catnip? (w/ Ari Kelly)

Can Ari Kelly of [At Your Level] (https://atyourlevelpod.com/index.html#/) help find Fred the Dog at the center of What If World? Or will JFKat and Patty Pan mess up the mission? Lessons include: imagination is wonderful, but it takes work to make dreams come true; learning when to lead and when to follow is part of being a great teammate Check out Ari’s show, [At Your Level] (https://atyourlevelpod.com/index.html#/) , and listen to his interview with Mr. Eric [here] (https://atyourlevelpod.com/index.html#/episode/5) . [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) Great merch available at the [Imaginarium] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) ! Featuring artwork from [Ana Stretcu] (https://www.anawiththekey.com/) : [whatifworld.threadless.com] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . Share questions via Twitter [@whatifworldpod] (https://twitter.com/whatifworldpod) , Facebook [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.facebook.com/whatifworldpodcast) , Instagram [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.instagram.com/whatifworldpodcast) , or email [whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com] (mailto:whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com) What If World is made by Eric O’Keeffe with help from Karen O'Keeffe. Our theme song is by Craig Martinson and our podcast art is by Jason O’Keefe. Additional songs and sound effects from [audioblocks.com] (https://www.audioblocks.com/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

15 Feb 2021

19 MINS

19:54

15 Feb 2021


#226

What if scientists bring back dinosaurs? (w/ Kennen Hutchison)

Kennen from [The King of Random] (https://www.youtube.com/user/01032010814) joins us on another time-bending excursion full of sciency magic, magicy science, and, of course, mishap. Can he, Whendiana, Learninator, and Abacus bring dinosaurs back to What If World’s future? Lessons include: Good science takes lots of time, care, and thought; most scientists have a lot more questions than they ever find answers, and that’s all part of the fun! Check out [The King of Random] (https://www.youtube.com/user/01032010814) to see some amazing and exciting science experiments with our guest, Kennen. You can also see his short and informative coronavirus video [here] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XXlCUSbGQM) . [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . What If World is made by Eric O’Keeffe with help from Karen O'Keeffe. Our theme song is by Craig Martinson and our podcast art is by Jason O’Keefe. This episode features editing and sound design by [Dessiree McFarland] (http://www.dessireemcfarland.com/) . Additional songs and sound effects from [audioblocks.com] (https://www.audioblocks.com/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

08 Feb 2021

17 MINS

17:47

08 Feb 2021


#225

What if a dog dug a hole and everything fell in?

It’s Fair Elise’s first official day as President of What If World, and everybody wants her to use her magic to help them right away. Meanwhile, Fred’s off somewhere digging a very deep hole... Lessons include: Everyone needs to take a break sometimes; no one person can do it all, we’ve got to work together to truly improve our world. [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . Share questions via Twitter [@whatifworldpod] (https://twitter.com/whatifworldpod) , Facebook [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.facebook.com/whatifworldpodcast) , Instagram [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.instagram.com/whatifworldpodcast) , or email [whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com] (mailto:whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com) This week’s Fred the Dog and Fair Elise illustrations are by [Ana Stretcu] (https://www.anawiththekey.com/) , combined with an image from [OCAL] (http://ocal/) . Find Ana’s great artwork on our merch at the [Imaginarium] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) : [whatifworld.threadless.com] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) What If World is made by Eric O’Keeffe with help from Karen O'Keeffe. Our theme song is by Craig Martinson and our podcast art is by Jason O’Keefe. This episode features editing and sound design by [Dessiree McFarland] (http://www.dessireemcfarland.com/) . Additional songs and sound effects from [audioblocks.com] (https://www.audioblocks.com/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

01 Feb 2021

23 MINS

23:12

01 Feb 2021


#224

What if Abacus and JFKat switched minds?

Two of your favorite characters team up this week… or at least they would if they could learn to get along. After a classic magic milkshake mix-up, the kitty president and hapless wizard will have to learn to listen if they ever want to change back. Lessons include: you shouldn’t have to mistreat one friend in order to make another happy; good listening doesn’t mean tuning the rest of the world out. This episode originally aired January 22, 2018. [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . Share questions via Twitter [@whatifworldpod] (https://twitter.com/whatifworldpod) , Facebook [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.facebook.com/whatifworldpodcast) , Instagram [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.instagram.com/whatifworldpodcast) , or email [whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com] (mailto:whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com) This week's JFKat illustration is by [Ana Stretcu] (https://www.anawiththekey.com/) . Find [this artwork] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/collections/jfkat) and much more merch on sale at the [Imaginarium] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) : [whatifworld.threadless.com] (https://whatifworld.threadless.com/) What If World is made by Eric O’Keeffe with help from Karen O'Keeffe. Our theme song is by Craig Martinson and our podcast art is by Jason O’Keefe. Additional songs and sound effects from [audioblocks.com] (https://www.audioblocks.com/) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

25 Jan 2021

21 MINS

21:10

25 Jan 2021


#223

What if unicorns and cars morphed together? (G&G 6)

Zachimedes, Lowlandra, and Scullen will make a new friend and discover a new enemy as our three part Guilds & Goblins adventure is concluded. Lessons include: Observing other can be a great way to learn, but helping others is a great way to grow! This story is part of the Guilds & Goblins miniseries, where What If World characters play an original tabletop RPG for kids and families. The dice rolls are all real and help inform the story, along with your questions and ideas! Start at [episode 176] (http://www.whatifworldpodcast.com/episodes/2020/8/31/176-guilds-amp-goblins-part-1) for the full story. Patrons get access to the recently updated [Core Rules] (https://www.patreon.com/posts/176-guilds-part-41003658?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copy_to_clipboard&utm_campaign=postshare) ! [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . Share questions via Twitter [@whatifworldpod] (https://twitter.com/whatifworldpod) , Facebook [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.facebook.com/whatifworldpodcast) , Instagram [@whatifworldpodcast] (https://www.instagram.com/whatifworldpodcast) , or email [whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com] (mailto:whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com) What If World is made by Eric O’Keeffe with help from Karen O'Keeffe. Our theme song is by Craig Martinson and our podcast art is by Jason O’Keefe. Additional songs and sound effects from [audioblocks.com] (https://www.audioblocks.com/) . The week’s artwork was put together using images from [OCAL] (http://ocal/) and [Rodney Watkins] (http://www.clker.com/profile-225422.html) . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

18 Jan 2021

18 MINS

18:03

18 Jan 2021


#222

Sun Snappers (Guilds & Goblins 5)

The adventurers awaken as captives, with no memory of how they got to this strange new place? Can they find their way out of even more trouble than usual? Lessons include: A little “bad luck” can challenge our creativity and lead us to bold new ideas This story is part of the Guilds & Goblins miniseries, where What If World characters play an original tabletop RPG for kids and families. The dice rolls are all real and help inform the story, along with your questions and ideas! Start at [episode 176] (http://www.whatifworldpodcast.com/episodes/2020/8/31/176-guilds-amp-goblins-part-1) for the full story. Patrons get access to the recently updated [Core Rules] (https://www.patreon.com/posts/176-guilds-part-41003658?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copy_to_clipboard&utm_campaign=postshare) ! Today, we’re sponsored in part by Faraway, a new short story collection from Amazon Original Stories. Five retold fairy tales—for adults—that take the happily-ever-after in daring new directions. The Faraway collection is available in audio and eBook format and Amazon Prime members listen and read for free. Download now at [amazon.com/farawaystories] (http://amazon.com/farawaystories) [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . What If World is made by Eric O’Keeffe with help from Karen O'Keeffe. Our theme song is by Craig Martinson and our podcast art is by Jason O’Keefe. Additional songs and sound effects from [audioblocks.com] (https://www.audioblocks.com/) . This week's Sun Snapper artwork is by patron Iris. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

11 Jan 2021

18 MINS

18:55

11 Jan 2021


#221

Faerie Forest (Guilds & Goblins 4)

The adventurers get some cryptic clues to start their next quest. The only way to find what they need will be to face down their most dangerous challenge yet! Lessons include: Donating, repurposing, and recycling your old things can give them a new life; when our actions have unintended consequences, it’s important to take responsibility for them Today, we’re sponsored in part by Faraway, a new short story collection from Amazon Original Stories. Five retold fairy tales—for adults—that take the happily-ever-after in daring new directions. The Faraway collection is available in audio and eBook format and Amazon Prime members listen and read for free. Download now at [amazon.com/farawaystories] (http://amazon.com/farawaystories) [Join our Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! [patreon.com/whatifworld] (https://www.patreon.com/whatifworld) [Subscribe] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) to What If World wherever you listen: [link.chtbl.com/whatifworld] (https://link.chtbl.com/whatifworld) . What If World is made by Eric O’Keeffe with help from Karen O'Keeffe. Our theme song is by Craig Martinson and our podcast art is by Jason O’Keefe. Additional songs and sound effects from [audioblocks.com] (https://www.audioblocks.com/) . This week's artwork is by Karen O'Keeffe. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. [https://anchor.fm/app] (https://anchor.fm/app) ... Read more

04 Jan 2021

26 MINS

26:03

04 Jan 2021