Tag: syfy

Dec
16

Walk the Crossroads | Episode 28: Tek and Psi Intro

It is time to discuss the powers of the mind known as Tek in the LITS universe! Tek is the power to manipulate the rare Genic mutation which gifts the user to unleash powerful attacks of Psionic energy! In Land in the Stars these individuals come in three variants. Errants who serve as the warrior […]

Nov
12

Walk the Crossroads | Episode 27: Chevalier Models

Another Lore Episode focused on the fantastical Mecha of the LiTS Universe! This time we discuss the different forms and models of Chevalier! See six examples of the starting models currently in the game as we move forward with design, and learn about the Grades of Chevalier.

Oct
15

Theme: Low Fantasy

This is Berk. It snows nine months of the year, and hails the other three. Any food that grows here is tough and tasteless. The people that grow here are even more so. The only upsides are the pets. While other places have ponies or parrots… we have… dragons. -Hiccup of Berk, How to Tame […]

Aug
30
Aug
19

Themes: High Fantasy

“History often resembles myth, because they are both ultimately of the same stuff.” -J.R.R. Tolkien   At its heart fantasy is about escapism. When we dream of mighty elves battling orcs on the fields of Pelennor in the Return of the King we are walking away from reality and walking into a word of the fantastic. […]

Jul
29

Walk the Crossroads | Episode 25: The Wak’a Mecha

This month on Land in the Stars we bring another short lore podcast on the Mecha Technology of the Avalon Cluster. Wak’a are the mysterious feather cloaked mecha of the Itsuyo Kingship and piloted by the ferocious Knights of Balam. These religious zealots seek to conquer the Avalon Cluster entirely to bring about the foretold […]

Jul
13

July 2016 Newsletter

June has already passed us and the final half of 2016 has begun! This was a dark and strange eerie month to experience in so many ways, and in other, it was a means of understanding problems still facing the world. This last month was Pride, rainbows were up and we remembered the lives that […]

Jun
21

Themes: Hard Sci-Fi

“Yes, of course duct tape works in a near-vacuum. Duct tape works anywhere. Duct tape is magic and should be worshiped.”  ― Andy Weir, The Martian There are so many different stories told that deal with space and the wonders of the last great frontier. Not everyone though loves a story about hyperdrives and invading aliens. […]

May
21

What the Sierd are Avalonic Mecha? Part 2

“The rage of the ascendant consumes the eternal.” Mecha across the Empire and beyond are bear many names. They are named for their model, and the reputation they gain in battle. Some carry names such as the Black Knight, Red Maelstrom and Tempest Thunder. All of this information is recorded and easily referenced using the […]

Apr
02

What the Sierd Avalonic Mecha? Part 1

“Master works of power, and the playthings of self-proclaimed Kings and Queens.” Mecha were developed in the ending years of the Second Expansion Era by members of the secretive scientists and smiths of Excalibur Station. However, these were only the first Faerin models, with earlier variants appearing under the direct control Gwagaruh. The Eoten first […]