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LfG Tales of Creation Episode 006: To reconnoiter a mine

LfG Tales of Creation Episode 006: To reconnoiter a mine

July 20, 2020

In which Learned from Gaming continues their Actual Play sub-cast.  Tales of Creation is an Exalted 3rd Edition Actual Play, focusing on the process of learning and playing the table top role-playing game Exalted from White Wolf and Onxy Path.

In this episode the team jump to the other side of the River Ka'Ru to check out their new mine, but there is something waiting for them when they arrive.  Will they talk their way out of this one?

Tune in to find out what happens next on this episode of Tales of Creation!

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SIDE NOTE: the initial audio released for this episode was just the Raw original recording, which has since been replaced.  For the 9 of you that heard that original uncut version, did you notice how many times we say "um..."?  Sorry about that.

LfG Tales of Creation Episode 005: The holy church of Rojin?

LfG Tales of Creation Episode 005: The holy church of Rojin?

May 24, 2020

In which Learned from Gaming continues their Actual Play sub-cast.  Tales of Creation is an Exalted 3rd Edition Actual Play, focusing on the process of learning and playing the table top role-playing game Exalted from White Wolf and Onxy Path.

In this episode the team might be rich, but if Rojin doesn't act quick everything he cares about in the town may get destroyed as tensions escalate between the Team and the Dragonblooded from Prasad.  Will we finally see combat this episode? (Spoilers... kind of?)  We may mess things up but we sure do learn a lot!

Tune in to find out what happens next on this episode of Tales of Creation!

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LfG Tales of Creation Episode 004: A Tale of Birds, Dragonblooded, and a Dirty Deed

LfG Tales of Creation Episode 004: A Tale of Birds, Dragonblooded, and a Dirty Deed

April 8, 2020

In which Learned from Gaming continues their Actual Play sub-cast.  Tales of Creation is an Exalted 3rd Edition Actual Play, focusing on the process of learning and playing the table top role-playing game Exalted from White Wolf and Onxy Path.

In this episode the team has survived the night, and at least two party members of literally flown back into town to meet with Guild representatives and finalize the deal.  The town is buzzing with danger and people looking to take the team out and steal their mine.  But with the team already safe in the Guild Hall what will happen next?

Tune in to find out on the next episode of Tales of Creation!

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LfG Tales of Creation Episode 003: The Art of Entering Things (Secret Lairs and Guild Halls Specifically)

LfG Tales of Creation Episode 003: The Art of Entering Things (Secret Lairs and Guild Halls Specifically)

February 24, 2020

In which Learned from Gaming continues their Actual Play sub-cast.  Tales of Creation is an Exalted 3rd Edition Actual Play, focusing on the process of learning and playing the table top role-playing game Exalted from White Wolf and Onxy Path.

In this episode the team might be rich now, but it's too soon to celebrate.  There's an extra sign off needed and a whole night to survive.  The team starts to explore their abilities more and spend a bit of quality time together somewhere secret because it seems like all of Creation wants to find them (and kill them).

What could go wrong?!

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LfG Tales of Creation Episode 002: A deed in the hand is worth a million in the bush

LfG Tales of Creation Episode 002: A deed in the hand is worth a million in the bush

February 6, 2020

In which Learned from Gaming continues their first official Actual Play sub-cast.  Tales of Creation is an Exalted 3rd Edition Actual Play, focusing on the process of learning and playing the table top role-playing game Exalted from White Wolf and Onxy Path.

In this episode everyone works on their sharing skills!  Kaiur shares a information about a demon, Raven shares information about a deed, Roujin shares way too much skin and then everyone goes for a walk to the Guild Hall.

What could go wrong?!

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LfG Tales of Creation Episode 001: A Raven with a piece of paper walks down the street

LfG Tales of Creation Episode 001: A Raven with a piece of paper walks down the street

January 16, 2020

In which Learned from Gaming starts up their first official Actual Play sub-cast.  Tales of Creation is an Exalted 3rd Edition Actual Play, focusing on the process of learning and playing the table top role-playing game Exalted from White Wolf and Onxy Path.

In this episode Raven gets to town with a piece of paper that everyone really really wants, so she walks up the street to meet Rojin and Kaiur.  What could go wrong?!

 

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LfG Tales of Creation Episode 000: Sorry but…, Thank You, Story Time!

LfG Tales of Creation Episode 000: Sorry but…, Thank You, Story Time!

January 16, 2020

Learned from Gaming: Tales of Creation Episode 000

 

In which Chase explains what he and Stu have been doing the last few months and what is coming next of Learned from Gaming.  Chase then outlines that the crew is starting a secondary Podcast called Tales of Creation, an Exalted 3rd Edition Actual Play podcast where Chase will be the Storyteller for the players Stu Gritter, Fred Rojas and Dan Murray.  Chase also dives into the setting of the game and sets the scene for anyone interested in listening to the team play table top RPGs in Tales of Creation Episode 001.

If you want to have any idea of what is going on with this new sub-podcast this is a good place to start.

 

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Episode 040 What We Learned from Dungeons and Dragons

Episode 040 What We Learned from Dungeons and Dragons

September 10, 2019

Episode 040 What We Learned from Dungeons and Dragons

 

In which we try really hard not to get too deep into politics or Endgame and/or Game of Thrones Spoilers before we also just do a big ol’ episode on D&D.  With our special guest, Dan Murray, we deep dive into how playing D&D impacted us, what we learned from it and what we continue to learn from table top RPGs to this day.

Games discussed this Episode:

Dungeons and Dragons for table top play

Fortnite for everything

The Witness for contemporary consoles

Hero Quest for table top play

Langrisser for Mobile Devices

Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon EVERY BUDDY! for contemporary consoles

Monster Hunter World for contemporary consoles

Minion Masters for PC

Dragon Ball FighterZ for contemporary consoles

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 for PS2, Xbox and Game Cube

Risk of Rain 2 for PC

Montezuma’s Revenge on the Apple ii

Lisa for PC

Undertale for PC

Oxenfree for contemporary consoles

Daikatana for PC

 

Items discussed in What we Learned this Month:

US politics now also involves Lootboxes: https://kotaku.com/u-s-senator-says-his-anti-loot-box-bill-has-the-video-1834905639

 

Dan brings up Critical Role: https://critrole.com/

 

Shoutouts:

Thanks to Joe Gottli for doing our art!

Thanks to Dmitry for doing our intro/outro music!

Thank you Dan Murray for joining us today.

Dan says check out Torchlight Games and Hobbies: https://www.facebook.com/torchlightgh/

Torchlight Website: https://www.facebook.com/torchlightgh/

Chase wants to give a shout out to Beanduck’s Exalted Content: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5yhKyRq4ox0POZ_wxMW38-ID6twqV8rj

Beanduck’s Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/beanduck

Episode 039 What We Learned from Stalker and Minion Masters

Episode 039 What We Learned from Stalker and Minion Masters

September 6, 2019

Episode 039 What We Learned from Minion Masters and Stalker

 

In which we dive into the world of semi-idle RTS games and how nothing else has really ever tried to be the next Stalker.  We also provide you with audio samples of Stu poking the bear.

 

Games discussed this Episode:

Minion Masters for PC

Forced for PC

Majesty 2 for PC

Stalker for PC

Risk of Rain 2 for PC

Detroit: Become Human for contemporary consoles

Langrisser for Mobile Devices

Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon EVERY BUDDY! for contemporary consoles

Risk of Rain 2 for PC

 

Items discussed in What we Learned this Month:

Stu and Chase discuss the unusual but maybe not surprising success of Subverse a Porn game.  Here is an article: https://www.pcgamer.com/a-kickstarter-for-a-game-thats-basically-hentai-mass-effect-has-raised-over-a-million-dollars/

 

You can be a professional Story Teller for table top RPGs.  Specifically we are talking about RPG Research, an organization out of Washington DC.  Look them up, they have a podcast and are an incredible resource: https://www.rpgresearch.com/

 

Shoutouts:

Thanks to Joe Gottli for doing our art!

Thanks to Dmitry for doing our intro/outro music!

Thank you Robert Ring for counting episodes with us.

Episode 038 What We Learned from System Shock 2 and Anthem

Episode 038 What We Learned from System Shock 2 and Anthem

August 21, 2019

Episode 038 What We Learned from Anthem and System Shock 2

 In which we discuss the art of removing slivers, we remember a great game from back in the day, and we discuss what happens when you don’t have a team lead and no direction and corporate overlord expectation issues and are all around unorganized, then we shift over to discuss what Star Citizen might be and we even have an email!

 Games discussed this Episode:

Anthem for contemporary consoles

Dragon Age Inquisition for contemporary consoles

Monster Hunter World for contemporary consoles

Warframe for contemporary consoles

Diablo Series for PC/Contemporary consoles

Final Fantasy XI for PC/PS2

World of Warcraft for PC

Red Dead Redemption for contemporary consoles

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice for contemporary consoles

Solus Project for contemporary consoles

System Shock 2 for PC

System Shock for PC

Half-Life for PC

007: Golden Eye for Nintendo 64

Star Citizen for PC

EVE Online for PC

Stardew Valley for contemporary consoles

Deep Rock Galactic for PC

Langrisser for mobile devices

Minion Masters for PC

 

Items discussed in What we Learned this Month:

Jason Schreier’s article on the development of Anthem and employee testimonies of the failings of Bioware/EA: https://kotaku.com/how-biowares-anthem-went-wrong-1833731964

 

What happens when you make games without trying, just to see if they will be used, but like really not trying too hard.  A GDC talk about not trying to make good Slot Games: https://www.gdcvault.com/play/1025766/1-500-Slot-Machines-Walk

 

Stu’s email section article mention: https://www.edsurge.com/news/2019-02-12-playing-games-can-build-21st-century-skills-research-explains-how

 

Shoutouts:

Thanks to Joe Gottli for doing our art!

Thanks to Dmitry for doing our intro/outro music!

Give Fred Rojas some love at Gaming History 101: https://gaminghistory101.com/

 

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