7. Design Wonderland

World building and environmental design


Improv comedy has a golden rule that can be summed up in two simple words: “Yes, and.” Yes, and means that no matter how ridiculous an idea one player introduces into a comedic scene, the others must accept it as fact and even expand on its authenticity. So if a spastic improv player points to the sky and says, “Look, a giant carrot!” the other players on stage must immediately react. The giant carrot simply exists in this world the moment it’s introduced, and unless someone else introduces the idea that gravity works differently, then the giant carrot in the sky is very likely careening ...

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