Random Thoughts: A Kaiju 'Wold Newton'?Seeing all these 'shared universe' ideas fills me with inspiration to try and tackle my own 'shared world family' concept, where various unconnected characters can be connected.More Like This
And what better genre for me than Giant Monsters?
There needs to be connecting threads, a concept from which others can emerge from. Here's an example.
Linking Thread 1: The classic 'lost island/lost world' concept. Possible connections to the 'Pellucidar' (Hollow Earth) idea. A world (beneath our very feet) where prehistoric beasts and other creatures still exist.
-Thus Connected: Gwangi, Lost World, King Kong, Giant Behemoth, etc.
-The Gwangi Principle: There are small pockets or tunnels to various plateaus and isolated spots around the world. Over the years various individuals or groups come into contact with creatures that are supposed to have died out centuries ago. Earliest known example being the lege