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Join Caleb J. Ross and Travis Terry on a journey through some of gaming's wildest narratives. It's a storytelling podcast where the stories are already written but rarely told. It's comedy at heart and all for fun.

Join Caleb J. Ross and Travis Terry on a journey through some of gaming's wildest narratives. It's a storytelling podcast where the stories are already written but rarely told. It's comedy at heart and all for fun.

Location:

United States

Description:

Join Caleb J. Ross and Travis Terry on a journey through some of gaming's wildest narratives. It's a storytelling podcast where the stories are already written but rarely told. It's comedy at heart and all for fun.

Twitter:

@TalesLesser

Language:

English

Contact:

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Episodes

Episode 22: The Double Dragon Series - Tower Full of Karate

12/30/2021
Join Caleb J. Ross and Travis Terry as they hit the mean streets with two twin brothers who can kick all the butt. All of it. Unfortunately, one of their girlfriend's gets kidnapped a lot so they're forced to prove their butt kicking prowess over and over again. Follow along as we make sense of the narrative weave of Double Dragons I, II, III, IV, and Super Double...

Duration:01:23:38

Episode 21: Gears of War: Judgment - Thigh Thistle Side Hustle

12/9/2021
Join Travis and Caleb for one last romp in this Tales season of Gears of War. This time we follow Baird, Cole, and two newbies as they try to get out of a sticky legal pickle. Support the show at http://www.patreon.com/polykillFind more of our work at http://www.polymedianetwork.comFind the show on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/taleslesserFind Caleb on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/calebjrossFind Travis on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/travplaysgamesSend us an email...

Duration:01:09:30

Episode 20: Gears of War 3 - Part II: A Fatherous Shape

12/2/2021
Jump back in with Trav and Caleb as they continue on their search for Adam Fenix and his countermeasure meant to wipe out the enemy beings who have infested their planet. http://www.patreon.com/polykillhttp://www.polymedianetwork.comhttp://www.twitter.com/taleslesserhttp://www.twitter.com/calebjrosshttp://www.twitter.com/travplaysgamespolykillpodcast@gmail.com“State of Art” by Brad SucksSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/polykill)

Duration:01:00:36

Episode 19: Gears of War 3 - Part I: Dream Daddy

11/25/2021
Gears of War 3 gets split into two parts due to its hefty girth. Trav and Caleb are off again with Marcus Fenix and company as they try to figure out what's real and what's a dream. Is Adam Fenix alive? Where is his research and what will it do? We set off to find out if we can save the world a little better this...

Duration:00:59:53

Episode 18: Gears of War 2 - All Gears Go To Heaven

11/18/2021
In this episode, we continue following Marcus Fenix and his crew across the planet Sera on their quest to eradicate the pesky locusts and their mutated lambent mates. Things take a turn a couple of times that tug on Marcus's heart, making him appear more human and less meat-head than before. Buckle up, this one is a wild ride into depths...

Duration:01:26:12

Episode 17: Gears of War - Flex the Chape

11/11/2021
Trav and Caleb return with a tall tale of harrowing heroics in the midst of a planet wide invasion of a gnarly species. They follow the journey of Marcus Fenix and his fellow soldiers as they fight for humanity and try to eradicate an infestation of subterranean uglies. http://www.patreon.com/polykillhttp://www.polymedianetwork.comhttp://www.twitter.com/taleslesserhttp://www.twitter.com/calebjrosshttp://www.twitter.com/travplaysgamespolykillpodcast@gmail.com“State of Art” by Brad...

Duration:01:21:02

Episode 16: The Contra Series - Turdicken

8/22/2021
In this long awaited new episode, Travis and Caleb go deep on Contra only to find they dove headfirst into a shallow pool. Learn about the different colors of falcons that were dismissed before Red Falcon was chosen, learn about the weird monster in the first Contra that looks an awful lot like a man piece, and find out if Bill & Lance are still best friends or if one had to kill the other. Aliens. Support the show at http://www.patreon.com/polykillFind more of our work at...

Duration:01:09:18

Episode 15: Ninja Gaiden - Lousy with Hayabusas

4/26/2021
Travis Terry and Caleb J. Ross return for another Lessersode centered on the NES and this time it's lousy with ninjas, specifically ninjas from the Hayabusa clan. Join the hosts on a journey where a 13 year old boy learns of his father's demise and fights for the truth which may lead him to saving the world. Find out the differences between the NES game's story and the one written by FX Nine in the classic Worlds of Power series. There's demonic magic, there's a strange scientist, and...

Duration:01:39:45

Episode 14: Half-Life 2 Episode 2 - A Certain Microwavable Casserole

2/9/2021
In this final episode of our Half-Life series, find out where the mystery has been left for the last decade plus. The narrative picks up momentum as new characters arrive and others do not survive. Hear the cliffhanger that has left fans eager for an answer. Caleb J. Ross and Travis Terry do their best to make light of this unfortunate scenario as Gordon and the gang romp through a zombie and alien infested wasteland in search of answers. Support the show at...

Duration:01:21:17

Episode 13: Half-Life 2 Episode 1 - Crowbar Dork

2/9/2021
In this episode, we continue to follow Gordon Freeman and Alyx around while they search for answers surrounding The Combine and the aliens who spew from it. We still do not know what the G-Man is thinking and we have no understanding of what the stakes are but it's probably grim. Right? Join Caleb J. Ross and Travis Terry on this half-step entry into what could have been Half-Life 3 but is instead just some episodic in-between. Support the show at http://www.patreon.com/polykillFind more of...

Duration:01:02:14

Episode 12: Half-Life 2 - Borderline Bookie Dookie

2/9/2021
Welcome to Half-Life 2! More Gordon Freeman and more crowbar action. Join Caleb J. Ross and Travis Terry accompany you on a journey in and out of The Combine while being cosmically harassed by a creep that goes by The G-Man. It's borderline bookie-dookie if not full on bookie-dookie. Support the show at http://www.patreon.com/polykillFind more of our work at http://www.polymedianetwork.comFind the show on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/taleslesserFind Caleb on Twitter...

Duration:01:38:46

Episode 11: Half-Life - Beast Grease

2/9/2021
This episode will kick off our four episode tour of Half-LIfe. Join Caleb J. Ross and Travis Terry as they step into the shoes of scientist Gordon Freeman and trek through dauntless corridors wrought with unsightly headcrabs, and perhaps even worse, other scientists. The hosts hit every major beat of the narrative, summing up all the logical and often illogical moments that take place as our silent protagonist finds himself in the middle of a cosmic war that he, himself, might have...

Duration:01:30:38

Episode 10: The Blaster Master Series - Plutony's Blowhole

12/12/2020
In this Lessersode, Caleb and Travis cover all of the mainline entries to the original Blaster Master storyline starting with the classic NES title. Using F.X. Nine's Worlds of Power novel as a foundation, you'll hear the story of Jason Frudnick and how his insatiable love for his pet frog Fred led to quite the discovery. Get ready for an adventure that will introduce you to a subterranean perverted mob boss and an annoying alien girl. Find out what happens to Jason and Fred long after...

Duration:01:20:29

Episode 9: Tomb Raider IV: The Last Revelation - Car Guy

10/8/2020
In this season two finale, join Caleb and Travis as they adventure along with Lara in North Africa. Lara upsets an Egyptian God and it returns in the form of her mentor to smite the earth. Major oops. She has to figure out how to stop it from all crashing down on top of her. See how Tomb Raider IV: The Last Revelation shakes out and how season two concludes! Support the show at http://www.patreon.com/polykillFind more of our work at http://www.polymedianetwork.comFind the show on Twitter...

Duration:01:37:24

Episode 8: Tomb Raider III - Regular Terrorist

10/8/2020
In this episode, we find that Lara might not be who we think she is. Zoo terrorist? Sure. But perhaps she has less respect for man than we once thought, which is strange considering how hard she clings to stopping the nefarious plans for evolution of the villains she chases. Join Travis and Caleb on this romp around the globe including stops in Antarctica, the south pacific, and of course, Nevada. Support the show at http://www.patreon.com/polykillFind more of our work at...

Duration:02:03:50

Episode 7: Tomb Raider II - Call a Contractor

10/8/2020
On this episode, our hosts continue with Lara Croft on her journey to obtain every underground shiny object. In this one, she has to travel to through Italy and Asia to track down a dagger that a cult is after for its power to transform its beholder into a dragon. Join Caleb J. Ross and Travis Terry on this wild ride around the world to stop the end of the world. Support the show at http://www.patreon.com/polykillFind more of our work at http://www.polymedianetwork.comFind the show on...

Duration:01:26:32

Episode 6: Tomb Raider - Zoo Terrorist

10/8/2020
In this episode we meet Lara Croft, an artifact hunter who takes on quite the expedition. We travel around the globe on an Indiana Jones-like adventure that has us leaping over spiked pits, being chased by giant boulders, and meeting a tour guide who no one wants to listen to. We also murder most of the endangered animals on earth and even discover living prehistoric creatures as well. Can we put a stop to a madwoman hellbent on taking human evolution in an entirely unnecessary and evil...

Duration:01:40:34

Episode 5: Three NES Games - Mrs. Cramsemtight

8/21/2020
The next season of the podcast is coming next month! Until then, enjoy this intermediate attempt to stay relevant on your podcast feeds. In this mini-episode of Tales of the Lesser Medium, Caleb and Travis go deeper than anyone thought possible on the narratives of three very forgettable games from the classic Nintendo Entertainment System. Buckle-up for a heavy dose of Battles of 3D Worldrunner, Toki, and...

Duration:01:07:14

Episode 4: Resident Evil Zero - Kinky IKEA

5/26/2020
We're about to find what Rebecca Chambers is all about in this prequel to the Resident Evil series. Along the way she meets a mysterious bad boy who may have murdered a whole village or may just be confused about how to answer questions regarding sed village. What was Wesker and Dr. Birkin up to before the mansion all went to hell? Why is there a pale man in robes following everyone? Check out this episode on Resident Evil Zero and learn if Caleb and Travis can come up with the right...

Duration:01:15:59

Episode 3: Resident Evil 3: Nemesis - Gary

5/26/2020
Take a trip through Raccoon City with Jill Valentine as hosts Caleb J. Ross and Travis Terry try to escape without being killed by the hideous Nemesis monster! There's plenty of bad accents to go around! Find out how Nemesis got his original name, if Carlos really is that stupid, and how fast a Russian man can fly out a window! Yes, we are of course telling the tale of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis! Pack a...

Duration:01:18:54