Archive: October 2015 - The Loresworn Order

Oct
31

Loresworn Order Podcast #001: Secret Origins

D.M., T.J., Chloe, and Brianna sit down to record the first ever Loresworn Podcast! Thrill as we introduce ourselves to the world and discuss all the nerdy stuff we’re into. Get some insight on the creation of Crucible: Book One of Aidan Grayson’s Saga, which is officially leaving beta status today! And get some early info on what’s coming for LSO… including some stuff that’s already out since, truth be told, we recorded this in September.

Find the link to the episode after the jump.

Oct
27

The Lanternwright’s Apprentice, Chapter 1

Spheres is a universe of interplanetary science fantasy swashbuckling, adventure, and intrigue with much different cosmic laws than our own. This is the first chapter of The Lanternwright’s Apprentice, one of two parallel stories set in the Spheres universe that run on alternating Tuesdays. Be sure to check out The Legionaire’s Tale to get the full story.

Shekhlah didn’t belong here. The constant noise that sloshed inconsiderately through the manic, circular market plaza held a moment’s calm hostage from her addled mind. The constant, buzzfly feeling that stopping for even a second would put her in the way of a group of rowdy porters or an old, unkind woman with a cart of expensive perfumes kept her feet light and her heart beating just a step too fast. There was no stillness and no quiet here, among the spokes of packed sand roads that radiated from a central auction platform, each lined with stalls selling everything from dried cragrat on a skewer to sunquartz figurines of great heroes from the city’s mythic past. Stillness and quiet were the things she loved best.

Oct
13

The Legionaire’s Tale, Chapter 1

Spheres is a universe of interplanetary science fantasy swashbuckling, adventure, and intrigue with much different cosmic laws than our own. This is the first chapter of The Legionaire’s Tale, one of two parallel stories set in the Spheres universe that run on alternating Tuesdays. Be sure to check out The Lanternwright’s Apprentice to get the full story.

Rian rounded the bend in the wooded trail, intense but tired eyes searching for a sign of red. A sign that he was on the right path. The rocky ascent from the sparse valley behind him had grown increasingly rugged and unforgiving as he gained elevation, sloping more sharply even as his fatigue dragged him toward the chilly earth and left him less equipped to climb. Each bright, blood-colored marker he spotted was another small goal to strive for. Another encouragement to press on.

Oct
12

LSO Plays Knights of the Old Republic II: ENDGAME

We’re playing through a whole bunch of awesome games with stories that were memorable and inspiring to us, starting with Knights of the Old Republic II. We’ll discuss it section by section as we go, and we’d love to have you […]

Oct
05

LSO Plays Knights of the Old Republic II: M4-78

We’re playing through a whole bunch of awesome games with stories that were memorable and inspiring to us, starting with Knights of the Old Republic II. We’ll discuss it section by section as we go, and we’d love to have you guys play along and add your thoughts. This week, we investigated the modder-restored, mysterious droid planet, M4-78.

We encourage you to leave your own thoughts in the comments. If you’re following along, finish the game and save the galaxy by Monday, October 12.

SPOILER WARNING: These discussions will contain spoilers, but only for the section we played this week. So if you’re following along, you don’t have to worry.

Oct
02

Fall Watch List: Our Streaming Favorites

With school back in the swing of things, work piling in and the weather cooling down, free movies and shows quickly become our best friends. Need a break from the grind? Looking for a more economical date night? Pull up a sofa, pop some popcorn and check out these recommendations you can stream right now on Netflix and Amazon Prime.