Extra Lore #28: Star Wars - This week, the team takes a quick glance into the new information that the Star Wars universe has on Smugglers, in light of the most recent movie, Solo. Get ready for a quick trip through the underworld of the new Star Wars universe, as the team discusses the notable figures that make up the current ranks of smugglers, a few clarification points for Blue from Beard and Damo in regards to Clone Wars and Rebels, and a minor divergence into Beard's thoughts on the new EU for Star Wars.
Ep 136 Summary - This week, the team jumps into the conversation on the enigmatic Exos and the new information that the Destiny community received as part of the Warmind DLC (and a hefty conversation at the end about the potential future of one of the community's favorite Exo in the upcoming Forsaken DLC). Get ready for a dive into some more psychological analysis of the science fiction genre, a look at some potential reasons why Destiny has Exos, and a good amount of home-grown spinfoil!
Ep 135 Summary - This week, get ready for a long chat with Beard and Green (Blue and Justin are there, trust us) about the information contained within the new Ares One information that was provided to the community in the Warmind DLC. And yes, that includes the big debate on the order of the entries, but also the underlying potential problems (if any) there are with the information.
Ep 134 Summary - This week we answer the question of "would you like to know more" with a resounding YES - diving into the bread crumbs of information that are able to be gleaned from some of the new collectible scans in the Warmind DLC for Destiny 2. From a lengthy (per listener request) discussion on the nature of the Trolley Problem and how it relates to the figure of Rasputin, to chatting about the new revelations about Exos, the team dives into the information given to us by the files we fondly refer to as The Fry Files.
Ep 133 Summary - This week takes the team not just under the surface of the newly unlocked Mars, but also into the pages of Grimoire and information from Destiny 1 - because in order to understand the weight of the new information about the Worm Gods, you have to go back to the start and learn about their history. We'll take a look at things such as the pact with the Hive, the possible implications that Nokris and Xol's presence on Mars alongside Rasputin has within the story, and even thoughts on if Calus himself had any interactions - along with some jokes at the expense of the currently running Faction Rally (of course).
Extra Lore #27: HALO - This installment of the Extra Lore series brings the team together to discuss one of the arguably most division characters within the HALO series, Dr. Catherine Halsey. Taking her journal (available to players who purchased either the Limited or Legendary version of Halo: Reach as the primary source of information, pens leads the discussion through the controversial topics of Halsey's historical development into the character that we see in HALO today.
Ep 132 Summary - This week, the team heads out to visit Futurescape to look into the technology of Rasputin, known to some as Seraph technology. We examine some of the information also that has been presented to us in the new DLC about the Warmind itself - as well as chat about the underlying meaning of the term "Seraph" and what implications might be from that.
Ep 131 Summary - This week, the team takes a bit of a step back - looking over the progression of our Guardians' story and where it potentially could be headed. Blue also answers a few comments at the start - so please be sure to weigh in on that to make sure we're on the right track! While it's not something that is often discussed within the game's dialogue or story itself, the potential of the Guardian and Humanity as a whole is a rather significant plot point that is also a great launching point for a number of other discussions (as you'll find here) - we hope you enjoy the chat!
Ep 130 Summary - This week, the team takes a break from the recent DLC for Destiny 2 (don't worry - we have a point in the episode where we chat a bit about our thoughts on it) to look a bit deeper into the trade of gunsmithing. Blue speaks to the history of this profession, not just in the game-world, but also outside in our own world before the team explores the nature of the smiths that we do know of in game. Banshee-44 is discussed (along with the new light that some of the recent lore updates have given us on him), as well as some of the lesser known figures, such as Gaunt and The Stoic.
Warmind DLC Prep - This week, the team welcomes back PurpleChimera as we jump into the snippets of information that we have gotten for the upcoming Warmind DLC in Destiny 2. And don't worry, Blue and Beard are back to the normal disagreement and tangents on philosophy and science trivia for everyone. The source of information discussed in this episode was also the initial piece of lore in a new format for the community - one that has become known as "Weblore". This being said, sit back and enjoy a dive into not just an examination of the crumbs we've received, but also some theories on how those tidbits could end up affecting the overall story of the Destiny universe.