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Lore Together

Mystic and Sapphy are a husband-and-wife team who love knowing the background of the video game worlds they've explored over the years. In Lore Together, the two talk about what they've found out as they deep dived into some of their favorite fictional worlds.

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Episode 70: The Journeyman Project
A tear in time forces Agent 5 of the Temporal Security Agency to leap from historic event to historic event as he tries to stop the assassination of an alien ambassador who could welcome humanity to the greater galactic community. Join us as we Lore Together. Episode Edited by: oamonsoon We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
47:32 09/24/2022
Episode 69: Tales of Berseria
After the murder of her brother, Laphicet, Velvet is out for revenge. It's a world of demons, exorcists, and a huge amount of cinematics. Join us as we Lore Together. Patrons: Watch Mystic's Blind First Hour of Tales of Berseria here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/71786086 Episode Edited by: oamonsoon We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
75:25 09/10/2022
Episode 68: Stray
Deep within Walled City 99 a small cat has discovered the world without humans, but not without intelligence.  What happened to humanity and what adventure does our little stray find themselves on? Join us as we Lore Together. Patrons: Watch Mystic's Blind First Hour of Stray here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/71087697 Episode Edited by: oamonsoon We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
37:26 08/27/2022
Episode 67: What Remains of Edith Finch
Returning home is often filled with memories and mysteries, though what do we uncover when we stroll through the family history of the Finch family? Join us as we Lore Together. Patrons: Watch Mystic's Blind First Hour of What Remains of Edith Finch here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/69793914 Episode Edited by: oamonsoon We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
59:04 07/30/2022
Episode 66: The Forgotten City
From the river Tiber we delve deep into roman mythology as we head into The Forgotten City and spoil the whole thing for everyone (still play the game). Join us as we Lore Together. Patrons: Watch Mystic's Blind First Hour of The Forgotten City here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/69170708 Episode Edited by: oamonsoon We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
49:27 07/16/2022
Episode 65: Control
We pull back the veil that has been pulled over our eyes as we delve into Jessie Faden, the Federal Bureau of Control, and all the weirdness within The Oldest House. Join us as we Lore Together. Patrons: Watch Mystic's Blind First Hour of Control here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/68477843 Episode Edited by: oamonsoon We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
52:01 07/02/2022
Episode 64: Firewatch
When things get to be too much to handle, Henry takes a job out in the wilderness of the Shoshone National Forest.  However, what should have been a peaceful job in isolation gets pretty weird. Join us as we Lore Together. Episode Edited by: oamonsoon We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
66:55 06/18/2022
Episode 63: The Outer Worlds
A turning point in the early 1900s leads to a world where corporations control humanities colonization efforts in space.  We cover what happened to one of the colonies: Halcyon. Join us as we Lore Together. Episode Edited by: oamonsoon We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
44:35 06/04/2022
Episode 62: Outer Wilds
The day for your first solo launch has arrived.  You slept out under the stars, following the traditions of those before you.  After all the training, the ship repairs, and time well spent in the zero-g cave, it's time to blast off.  Twenty minutes later, something unexpected happens. Join us as we Lore Together. Episode Edited by: oamonsoon We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
43:41 05/21/2022
Episode 61: Remember Me
We look into the near future, where Civil War rampages across Europe, and the technology to map human memories, download them, and even replace them, is at the forefront of consumer technology. Join us as we Lore Together. Episode Edited by: oamonsoon We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
46:54 05/07/2022
Episode 60: The Beginner's Guide
Davey Wreden, the creator of the Stanley Parable, is trying to answer the question, Can a game really give us insight into the mind of a developer?  What can the games within The Beginner's Guide tell us about the enigmatic and reclusive Coda? Join us as we Lore Together. Episode Edited by: oamonsoon We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
62:21 04/23/2022
Episode 49: Primal Rage
We hit peak 90s as we travel around Urth and delve into the deities that fight over it, as well as their avatars in the unreleased sequel. Join us as we Lore Together. Episode Edited by: oamonsoon We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
59:14 04/09/2022
Episode 58: Yokuda and the Redguards
We tell the tale of the Yokudans and their flight to Tamriel.  There, they become known as the Redguard, the fiercest warriors in the land. Join us as we Lore Together. We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
47:51 03/26/2022
Episode 57: Horizon Zero Dawn
We weave through the Sacred Lands of the far future and tie it all back to people born in our present. Join us as we Lore Together. We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
65:42 03/12/2022
Episode 56: Myst III: Exile
We return to the Myst series as we delve into the experiences of Saavedro, left behind for decades in a world that's not his own. Join us as we Lore Together. We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
54:46 02/26/2022
Episode 55: Paradise Killer
In this vaporwave dipped investigation game, Lady Love Dies returns from exile to investigate the killing of Leader Monserrat's council, the so called Crime to End All Crimes. Join us as we Lore Together. We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
56:12 02/12/2022
Episode 54: The First Tiberium War
After a meteor impacts near the Tiber River in Italy, a strange substance within it would forever change the planet and all of Humanity.  We delve into the first conflict between the GDI and the Brotherhood of Nod and explore the European Theater of the war. Join us as we Lore Together. We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
43:31 01/29/2022
Episode 53: Return of the Obra Dinn
Five years after having been presumed lost at sea, the Obra Dinn floated into port with no crew aboard.  Sent to investigate the ship we find a violent and fantastical story to explore. [We're sorry this is going up late.] Join us as we Lore Together We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
37:12 01/16/2022
Episode 52: Titanic: Adventure out Of Time
The chance to rewrite history, the chance to change the past.  What happens to the world as the result of one man's mission? Join us as we Lore Together We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
40:47 01/01/2022
Episode 51: The Wacky Underground Empire That Is Zork
It's the end of 2021 and we're going to take a tiptoe though the potatoes and take a look at some choice selections of the Encyclopedia Frobozzica from the Zork franchise. Join us as we Lore Together We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
43:33 12/18/2021
Episode 50: Varric Tethras
To celebrate Episode 50 we're diving into the life of someone who appreciates a good story as much as we do.  Sapphy's in the driving seat this time, and we're back to Dragon Age Join us as we Lore Together We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
57:15 12/04/2021
Episode 49: Unreal and Prisoner 849
Before the famed Tournament there was the UMS Votrex Rikers, the Skaarj, and the story of Prisoner 849. Join us as we Lore Together We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
45:13 11/20/2021
Episode 48: Everybody's Gone To The Rapture
Things have changed after the Event, change is inevitable after all, but what exactly happened in the small English town of Youghton? (And yes, Mystic knows he got the name of the game wrong, he simply misspoke.) Join us as we Lore Together. We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
52:14 11/06/2021
Episode 47: Resident Evil 0 & Resident Evil 1
In July of 1998, in the forests around the Arklay Mountains near Raccoon City, the RCPD STARS team is sent in to investigate horrific cannibalistic murders.  What happens to them next will uncover decades of abominably unethical science experiments as our heroes fight for their lives. Join us as we Lore Together. We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
48:20 10/23/2021
Episode 46: Eternal Darkness
For two millennia forces have been trying to gain entry into our universe, few stand in their way, though they often sacrifice their sanity, their lives, or often both, as they fight for the very existence of humanity. Join us as we Lore Together. We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
70:41 10/09/2021
Episode 45: The History of Tyria up to the Searing
The world of Tyria has centuries of history across three continents.  We dip our toes into the pasts of Cantha, Elona, and Tyria (the continent, yes it can be confusing) as we cover Guild Wars from the Forgotten to the the Searing. Join us as we Lore Together. We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
43:12 09/25/2021
Episode 44: Dishonored
A plague ridden land, a corrupt government, an abduction, an assassination, and a coverup.  Where do we even begin? Join us as we Lore Together. We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
56:02 09/11/2021
Episode 43: Obduction
We take a look at (and Mystic rambles in fanboy glee about) Cyan's sci-fi Obduction, a spiritual successor to Myst.  This episode we're focusing on the world building and the races to keep things spoiler light. Join us as we Lore Together. We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
47:12 08/28/2021
Episode 42: Mirror's Edge
The city of Glass, jewel of the Cascadian Conglomerate.  The citizenry is oppressed, the corporations seek to tighten their grasp.  The only solution?  Parkour. Join us as we Lore Together. We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
53:39 08/14/2021
Episode 41: Alpha Protocol
A very difficult game to break down due to the sheer number of choices and consequences, but as a look into RPG development during a period of transition in the industry, it's more than worth a peek behind the curtain into the world of espionage. Now if only the game was easy to actually purchase. Join us as we Lore Together. We're proudly part of the Boss Rush Games Network! Check them out, and the rest of the podcasts over at bossrushgames.com Music: "Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
40:40 07/31/2021