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Character Creation Solars and Lunars

We’ve talked about Exalt’s history, we’ve talked about some parts of Creation, we’ve talked about how awesome the Exalts are, now let’s make some characters! Monica makes a Lunar and Terry makes a Solar while Chazz guides them through the character creation process.

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Cast:

  • Monica – Developer for Exalted and longtime fan.
  • Chazz – Writer for Exalted and also longtime fan.
  • Terry – In no way related to Exalted, not yet a fan.

The opening theme is Return of the Solar Exalted, and the closing theme is The Sidereal Exalted – Lesser but Safe from Fanfare for the Chosen by James Semple and is used with permission.

Seat of the Scarlet Empire – The Blessed Isle

And thus begins the tour of Creation! The Blessed Isle is the heart of the Scarlet Empire and has the highest density of the Dragon-Blooded, First Age artifacts, and meddling Sidereals and houses almost every cultural type and ecosystem you can think of at some scale. Monica and Chazz talk social strata, the Dynasty and wizard school Exalt games!

Book you need: The Realm – 3rd Edition reference for this stuff.

Next episode: Character creation

Cast:

  • Monica – Developer for Exalted and longtime fan.
  • Chazz – Writer for Exalted and also longtime fan.
  • Terry – In no way related to Exalted, not yet a fan.

The opening theme is Return of the Solar Exalted, and the closing theme is The Sidereal Exalted – Lesser but Safe from Fanfare for the Chosen by James Semple and is used with permission.

Every Door Opened – Liminals, Getimians, and Exigents

From Solars to Dragon-Blooded, Infernal to Alchemicals, what Exalts remain? Turns out a bunch! Chazz and Monica talk those empowered by the Fire of Exaltation, those stolen from the Loom of Destiny, and those who’re not quite sure about.

Next Episode: Compass of Exalted Directions – The Blessed Isle 

Cast:

  • Monica – Developer for Exalted and longtime fan.
  • Chazz – Writer for Exalted and also longtime fan.
  • Terry – In no way related to Exalted, not yet a fan.

The opening theme is Return of the Solar Exalted, and the closing theme is The Sidereal Exalted – Lesser but Safe from Fanfare for the Chosen by James Semple and is used with permission.

Alloyed Refinement of Flesh – Alchemicals

Before the Exalts we know, Autochthon crafted prototypes to attend to his people while he slumbered….and we know nothing about them so we asked Neall Raemonn Price to talk pantless assassins, hand cannons, and turning into a small city.

Alchemical Books:

Cast:

  • Monica – Developer for Exalted and longtime fan.
  • Chazz – Writer for Exalted and also longtime fan.
  • Terry – In no way related to Exalted, not yet a fan.

The opening theme is Return of the Solar Exalted, and the closing theme is The Sidereal Exalted – Lesser but Safe from Fanfare for the Chosen by James Semple and is used with permission.

Inner Devils Unchained – Infernals

Are the Lunars not quite “tear it down” enough for you? Become an Infernal like Cannibal Scotsman, Sexy Nun, Crab Man, Sky Pirate, and Lesbian Stripper Ninja! Monica and Chazz talk Green Sun Princes in this episode.

Manual of Exalted Power: The Infernals – The 2e book on the Infernals

The Broken-Winged Crane – MOAR CHARMS

The Compass of Celestial Directions Vol. V – Malfeas – A Guide to the Demon City

Cast:

  • Monica – Developer for Exalted and longtime fan.
  • Chazz – Writer for Exalted and also longtime fan.
  • Terry – In no way related to Exalted, not yet a fan.

The opening theme is Return of the Solar Exalted, and the closing theme is The Sidereal Exalted – Lesser but Safe from Fanfare for the Chosen by James Semple and is used with permission.

Gasp of Dead Gods – Abyssals

What if at death you were imbued with new life and the power of a Solar and in exchange for serving the Underworld? Abyssals took that offer and look rad doing it. Chazz and Monica talk bleeding caste marks and soulsteel swords in this SUoE.

Abyssal Books:

Cast:

  • Monica – Developer for Exalted and longtime fan.
  • Chazz – Writer for Exalted and also longtime fan.
  • Terry – In no way related to Exalted, not yet a fan.

The opening theme is Return of the Solar Exalted, and the closing theme is The Sidereal Exalted – Lesser but Safe from Fanfare for the Chosen by James Semple and is used with permission.

Walking Outside Fate – The Sidereals

Do you want to be a master of esoteric martial arts where you can kick someone so hard they turn into a baby or their kidney falls out or maybe do a comedy of errors in the bureaucracy of Yu Shan? WHY NOT BOTH! Sidereals oversee the Loom of Fate and keep Creation running all without anyone really remembering who they are. Monica and Chazz walk through where the Five Score Fellowship has been as well as some speculation for how they may turn out in Third Edition.

Books!

Cast:

  • Monica – Developer for Exalted and longtime fan. 
  • Chazz – Writer for Exalted and also longtime fan. 
  • Terry – In no way related to Exalted, not yet a fan.

The opening theme is Return of the Solar Exalted, and the closing theme is The Sidereal Exalted – Lesser but Safe from Fanfare for the Chosen by James Semple and is used with permission.

Sharing the Gifts of Luna – Lunars

While the Solars claim to be the mightiest Exalts in Creation their partners, can certainly hold their own. Scattered during the Usurpation they plot revenge, build power, and forge their own destiny. Monica and Chazz talk about their themes of transformation, self-determination, and passion and what’s changed about them since 2e.

Books mentioned:

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Cast:

  • Monica – Developer for Exalted and longtime fan.
  • Chazz – Writer for Exalted and also longtime fan.
  • Terry – In no way related to Exalted, not yet a fan.

The opening theme is Return of the Solar Exalted, and the closing theme is The Sidereal Exalted – Lesser by Safe from Fanfare for the Chosen by James Semple and is used with permission.

Sworn Kinship Oath – The Dragon-Blooded

While the Solars were the generals during the uprising against the Primordials, the Dragon-Blooded were their soldiers. Empowered by the Elemental Dragons, embodiments of the elemental poles, the Dragon-Blooded have ruled the Realm and claimed the Threshold for almost eight centuries. Who are they like and what can they do? Monica and Chazz walk through their aspects, houses, and how they fit into Creation.

Other Shows:

Books on the Dragon-Blooded:

Cast:

  • Monica – Developer for Exalted and longtime fan.
  • Chazz – Writer for Exalted and also longtime fan.
  • Terry – In no way related to Exalted, not yet a fan.

The opening theme is Return of the Solar Exalted, and the closing theme is The Sidereal Exalted – Lesser by Safe from Fanfare for the Chosen by James Semple and is used with permission.

Champions of the Unconquered Sun – Solars

The Unconquered Sun is the mightiest of the Incarnae and his Exalts, the Solars, are the mightiest of the Exalted. What can they do and how do you play one? Monica and Chazz go over charms, castes, history, and agendas of the Solars and how to get started in playing them. 

Useful books:

Cast:

  • Monica – Developer for Exalted and longtime fan.
  • Chazz – Writer for Exalted and also longtime fan.
  • Terry – In no way related to Exalted, not yet a fan.

The opening theme is Return of the Solar Exalted, and the closing theme is The Sidereal Exalted – Lesser by Safe from Fanfare for the Chosen by James Semple and is used with permission.