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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 121: System Matters

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Episode 121 – The Good Friends delve into System Matters We’re back and we’re wondering just what it is we’ve been doing with all these dice. Inspired by our mention of Ron Edwards’ System Does Matter essay in our recent episode on Sorcerer, we give some thought to how mechanics shape play. As well as talking about theory, we also try to provide some...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 122: Folk Horror

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Episode 122 – The Good Friends observe the rituals of folk horror We’re back and we’re hiding in the hedgerows, weaving twisted little corn dollies and performing unspeakable acts of Morris dancing. This episode is our discussion of the very British subgenre of folk horror. In particular, we’re looking into the Folk Horror Revival and how it ties into the childhood fears of...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 123: The Wicker Man

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Episode 123: The Good Friends rekindle their love for The Wicker Man We’re back and we’re erecting monstrous effigies, playing deadly games and proclaiming that Sumer is Icumen In. OK, it’s February, but we’re sure that summer is out there somewhere. In fact, as we mention, the cast and crew of The Wicker Man had to pretend that a Scottish November offered the warmth of late...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 124: Inspiration and Development

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Episode 124: The Good Friends open up to inspiration and development We’re back and we’re baring all. The most common thing people seem to ask writers is “Where do you get your ideas?” Apparently, “By eating the brains of more talented writers” isn’t as helpful an answer as we’d hoped. Maybe discussing our creative process in depth might prove...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 125: Yog-Sothoth

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Episode 125 – The Good Friends open the way to Yog-Sothoth We’re back, standing atop Sentinel Hill, chill wind whipping under our robes, shrieking until our lungs hurt. Damn, that wind’s cold! This is our discussion of Yog-Sothoth, the All-in-One, the Gate, the Key, the Lurker at the Threshold and any number of other names. You can tell Yog-Sothoth is an important deity:...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 126: The Last Feast of Harlequin

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Episode 126 – The Good Friends celebrate The Last Feast of Harlequin We’re back and we’re touching up our greasepaint, frolicking with wild abandon and preparing for an unspeakable transformation. This episode is our look at Thomas Ligotti’s weird tale The Last Feast of Harlequin. While Ligotti may arguably have written stronger stories, this established his reputation...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 127: Comedy in RPGs

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Episode 127 – The Good Friends have a laugh over comedy in RPGs We’re back and we’re splitting our sides, busting a gut and otherwise rupturing ourselves in the pursuit of comedy. It’s rare to find a gaming table where no one is laughing, even if the subject of the game is grim or horrible. Whether we like it or not, humour is a big part of RPGs. We may play Call of...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 128: Cats in Lovecraft and Call of Cthulhu

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Episode 128 – The Good Friends fuss over cats in Call of Cthulhu We’re back and we’re chasing our tails, trying to lick our nether regions and hissing at anyone who looks at us funny. Meow. This is our look into the role of cats in Call of Cthulhu. Lovecraft was famously fond of cats. He kept them as pets throughout his life, and wrote about their exploits in his letters and...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 129: Survival Horror

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Episode 129 – The Good Friends brave the terrors of survival horror We start out by trying to define what survival horror is, using examples from media. It’s a surprisingly hard thing to pin down. What are the common factors that define the genre and only the genre? Where do slasher movies end and survival horror begin? Who ate the last protein bar, probably condemning the rest of...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 130: The Ritual

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Episode 130 – The Good Friends undergo The Ritual We’re back and we’re lost in the woods. There seem to be some familiar landmarks, however. If we look to the left, there’s The Blair Witch Project. Over there on the right is The Wicker Man. And sneaking up behind us is just about every rural horror film made. What, if anything, makes The Ritualstand...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 131: Subterranean Spaces

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Episode 131 – The Good Friends peer into subterranean spaces in Call of Cthulhu We’re back and we’re strapping on our headlamps, checking our harnesses and spelunking like our lives depended upon it. This is our look into subterranean spaces in Call of Cthulhu and Lovecraft. From his work, Lovecraft seemed to be both drawn to and disturbed by deep, dark holes and the mysteries...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 132: Player Engagement

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Episode 132 – The Good Friends lock onto player engagement This is our discussion of player engagement, specifically what engages us, the things we do to foster it and how we cope when players disengage. In the discussion, we offer some personal insight into what draws us to play a game, which factors keep our enthusiasm fired and what turns us off a game. It’s too often easier...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 133: Masks of Nyarlathotep (part 1 of 2)

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Episode 133 – The Good Friends try on Masks of Nyarlathotep This is our spoiler-free discussion of the new edition of Masks of Nyarlathotep, with all four of the authors of the revision offering their inside views. Next episode, we shall remove the mask completely and take a good look at what lurks underneath. Get ready for that 1D10/1D100 SAN roll! The bulk of the episode is...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 134: Masks of Nyarlathotep (part 2 of 2)

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Episode 134 – The Good Friends try on more Masks of Nyarlathotep Would you like a peek behind the new Masks of Nyarlathotep? After last episode‘s spoiler-free discussion of the classic campaign, this time we’re revealing all. Mike Mason and Lynne Hardy from Chaosium join Paul Fricker and Scott Dorward for an extended chat. This means we have the full team responsible...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 135: Insanity in Lovecraft

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Episode 135 – Insanity in Lovecraft We start by discussing Lovecraft’s family history and his own experiences with mental illness. These undoubtedly shaped his work, and we offer some thoughts on the matter. Then, we move on to a few examples of insanity from Lovecraft’s work, trying to determine whether it’s as major a theme as conventional wisdom holds. Finally, we...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 136: Insanity in Call of Cthulhu

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Episode 136 – The Good Friends analyse insanity in Call of Cthulhu We’re building on last episode‘s discussion of the theme of mental illness in Lovecraft’s work. This time, we turn our attention to the role of insanity in Call of Cthulhu. Obviously, Call of Cthulhu is based upon Lovecraft’s writings, but how much does the sanity system actually...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 137: Wild Acre

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Episode 137 – The Good Friends explore Wild Acre This episode is our discussion of Nathan Ballingrud’s short story, Wild Acre. While Wild Acre isn’t Lovecraftian horror, we thought it would make a good follow-up to our recent episode about insanity in Call of Cthulhu. It is an unusual story, raising questions about the portrayal of trauma in horror. While the emotional impact...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 138: Failure

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Episode 138 – The Good Friends embrace the joy of failure t’s easy to see failure as a bad thing in our games. Small missteps may be frustrating, making our characters seem incompetent or denying us the chance to do something cool. They could also be entertaining, leading to a bit of humour or raising the tension. Sometimes larger plans fall apart, but isn’t this the kind of thing...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 139: Gencon Unbound

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Episode 139 – Gen Con Unbound Paul starts with news about the convention, including the Diana Jones Award, the Cool of Cthulhu panel (recorded by our good friends at the gold-ENnie-award-winning Miskatonic University Podcast) and the ENnie Awards. He then tells Matt and Scott about all the interesting people he met. These include Chris Spivey of Darker Hue Studios (whose Harlem Unbound...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 140: Nyarlathotep

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Episode 140: Mythos Deity Nyarlathotep We’re learning hideous secrets from Nyarlathotep, Messenger of the Outer Gods, signing his black book and hoping we recognise him next time we meet him. He can be difficult to pick out of a crowd, with the thousand masks and all. Given his reputation for mocking humour, this is all going to end in deadly embarrassment. Our discussion starts with an overview...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 141: Improvisation

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Episode 141: Improvisation in RPGs Almost every new GM has felt that moment of panic when the players take the game in an unexpected direction. What should you do? Would it be fair to try to force them back towards what you have prepared? Are quick-witted enough to make stuff up instead? Why does this feel like one of those dreams where you’re back at school, sitting an exam you haven’t...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 142: The Thing

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Episode 142: The Thing (1982 Film) The Good Friends of Jackson Elias podcast takes a special look at John Carpenter’s horror/science fiction classic, The Thing. As well as discussing the film itself, we talk about how it might inspire our games of Call of Cthulhu and other tabletop RPGs. We’re back and we’re eyeing each other suspiciously, freezing our bollocks off and watching...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 143: Violence in Call of Cthulhu

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Episode 143: Violence in Call of Cthulhu If you’ve spent any time discussing Call of Cthulhu online, you’ve probably had someone tell you that if your investigator so much as enters combat, you’ve lost. This is a game of careful investigation, putting pieces together and learning secrets man was not meant to know. If that’s the case, why do most of our games end up...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 144: Call of Cthulhu for Beginners

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Episode 144: Call of Cthulhu for Beginners Call of Cthulhu‘s position as one of the most popular tabletop RPGs means that it may be many people’s first game. Even if you have played something like Dungeons & Dragons before, Call of Cthulhu is different enough to warrant an introduction. So, after almost 150 episodes, we thought it was time to help people get into this Call of Cthulhu...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 145: Two-Headed Serpent

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Episode 145: Two-Headed Serpent We’re back and we’re cocking our hats, lighting some torches and wondering where the hell all these snakes came from. Why did it have to be snakes? This is our look at how we developed The Two-Headed Serpent, the epic Pulp Cthulhu campaign published by Chaosium. Appropriately enough, this episode serves two purposes. As well as offering insights into The...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 146: Heaven and Earth

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Episode 146: Heaven and Earth Heaven & Earth is a strange game, inspired by Twin Peaks, Christian theology, and, we assume, ridiculous quantities of hallucinogens. It is filled with weird Americana, eccentric characters and rich lore. While print editions are hard to obtain, you can pick up the PDFs of the core book and Paradise Lost supplement on DriveThruRPG. As we mention in the episode, there...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 147: Dunwich Horror (part 1)

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Episode 147: The Dunwich Horror (part 1) As well as being one of the foundational works of the Cthulhu Mythos, The Dunwich Horror set the template for a thousand Call of Cthulhu scenarios. More than any other Lovecraft story, it presents the kind of actions we might expect to see investigators perform. All right, maybe The Lurking Fear is a better model for the Tommy guns and dynamite school of play,...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 148: Dunwich Horror (part 2)

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Episode 148: The Dunwich Horror (part 2) We’re back and we’re continuing our exploration of the hidden corners of Dunwich. The locals seem quite welcoming and some of them may even be described as undecayed. Those Whateleys are especially interesting, although we’re not quite sure why they’ve installed what sounds like a swimming pool in the top floor of their house. We’re...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 149: Dunwich Horror (part 3)

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Episode 149: The Dunwich Horror (part 3) In this latest journey through Dunwich, we touch on a few topics that demand links. Matt mentions the recent Kickstarter for The Littlest Lovecraft: The Dunwich Horror. In particular, we touch on the All About Cows tie-in book. Paul suggests that Lovecraft’s use of dialect might have been inspired by James Russell Lowell’s Biglow Papers. We...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 150: Dunwich Horror (part 4)

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Episode 150: The Dunwich Horror (part 4) This is the final part of our unusually long look at Lovecraft’s weird tale, The Dunwich Horror. It’s taken us four episodes to cover it all, but we think this is warranted. Whether or not you think this is a good story (and there’s some dissent about this in the episode) it is an important one. Lovecraft laid out some key components of the...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 151: Reality in RPG Mechanics

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Episode 151: Realism in RPG Mechanics How do we make RPGs feel “real” when we play them? And what do we even mean by “real”? More importantly, how can we ask such questions without passing a bong around? Surely we play RPGs to get away from reality. But even if this is the case, we still need to suspend our disbelief during the game; otherwise, it devolves into even more...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 152: Reality in RPG Settings

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Episode 152: Realism in RPG Settings This episode is our attempt to understand what makes a game setting feel real. We looked at the role of game mechanics last episode, but they are only one piece of the puzzle. In order for players to buy into a game, they generally have to find the setting plausible. How does this apply to RPGs set in worlds of fantasy, science fiction or weird horror? And what...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 153: Keeping Cthulhu Fresh

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Episode 153: Keeping Cthulhu Fresh This episode is almost the opposite of our recent look at Cthulhu For Beginners. Between us, we’ve been playing Call of Cthulhu for something like 90 years. Not quite strange aeons, but still a pretty damn long time. How do we keep our games fresh? Are we happy playing the same kinds of scenarios and characters or do we prefer to shake things up? What keeps...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 154: The King in Yellow part 1

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Episode 154: King in Yellow part 1 We’re back and we’re taking a look at this odd play that’s appeared on our shelves. The King in Yellow? That’s not a volume we remember buying, but we do have so many books. The yellow snakeskin cover is rather appealing. Sure, we’ve heard dire warnings about its content, but we’re made of sterner stuff. The first act seems rather...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 155: The King in Yellow part 2

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Episode 155: King in Yellow part 2 This is the continuation of last episode’s discussion of The King in Yellow. Now that we’ve looked at the book, its author and the inspirations behind it, we’re ready to dig in deeper. In particular, we’re picking out the elements that make up the so-called Carcosa Mythos. As we discover, there is very little substance behind these names,...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 156: The Yellow Sign

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Episode 156: The Yellow Sign After two episodes about Robert W Chambers and The King in Yellow, we’re getting a little more specific. This is an in-depth look at one of the foundational stories of the Carcosa Mythos. Along with “The Repairer of Reputations”, “The Mask” and “In the Court of the Dragon”, “The Yellow Sign” defines the building blocks...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 157: The Carcosa Mythos in Media and Gaming

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Episode 157: The Carcosa Mythos in Media and Gaming We are continuing our in-depth look at The King in Yellow, the Carcosa Mythos and the horrors they have spawned. In previous episodes, we have discussed The King in Yellow and “The Yellow Sign”. This time, we’re focusing on how the Carcosa Mythos has been used by other writers, how it has been adapted for film and television, and...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 158: Mythos Deities: Hastur

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Episode 158: Mythos Deities: Hastur For the past few episodes, we’ve explored the Carcosa Mythos of Robert W Chambers. Its most famous elements — The King in Yellow, the Yellow Sign and Hastur — are usually seen as part of the Cthulhu Mythos, but we worked hard to keep these elements separate. Well, this is the episode in which we mash it all up again. Hail Hastur! We go on...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 159: Martyrs

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Episode 159: Martyrs We’re back and we’re putting ourselves through torments. Watching Pascal Laugier’s 2008 horror film Martyrs is not necessarily a pleasant experience. This is not to say that it is a bad film — quite the opposite. It is, however, a gruelling one. The unrelenting cruelty and torture it depicts make it highly divisive. Not only is Martyrs viscerally nasty...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 160: Keeping Cthulhu Scary

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Episode 160: Keeping Cthulhu Scary This episode is our look at what makes a game of Call of Cthulhu scary. We focus on Call of Cthulhu because that’s what we do, but the elements we discuss could apply to any horror game. Fear is a pretty universal thing. When we say that fear is universal, we mean that there are some main strands of fear that run through us all. The specifics and triggers...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 161: Top 3 RPG Mechanics

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Episode 161: Top 3 RPG Mechanics We each choose three of our favourite individual game mechanics from some very different RPGs, explaining how they work and why they appeal to us so. There is a fair bit of variety, taking in games published between the early ’80s and the present day. Some may give you ideas for things you can borrow for your own games. RPG designers are always feeding on what...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 162: Lovecraft and the Occult (part 1)

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Episode 162: Lovecraft and the Occult We’re back and we’re casting protective circles around our microphones, burning incense that smells like Cthulhu’s armpits and waggling our wands for all they’re worth. No matter how fevered our incantations, however, the songs always seem to break free. Some magic is too foul to be contained. Main Topic: Lovecraft and...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 163: Lovecraft and the Occult (part 2)

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Episode 163: Lovecraft and the Occult (part 2) This is the second part of our look into the relationship between Lovecraft’s work and real occult practices. Last episode, we looked into how Lovecraft drew upon his superficial knowledge of the occult to add verisimilitude to his stories. This time, we’re exploring something far weirder: occultists who have incorporated...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 164: Occult Horror

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Episode 164: Occult Horror After spending a couple of episodes discussing how Lovecraft and Call of Cthulhu relate to real occultism, we thought we’d get a little more lurid. This is our look at the genre of occult horror, which is something quite different than occultism. It is the blood-drenched, Satan-worshipping, virgin-sacrificing insanity that you would encounter in more...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 165: A Dark Song

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Episode 165: A Dark Song This episode wraps up our recent look at the occult by discussing a recent occult horror film, seeing what angelic inspiration it can offer. A Dark Song is a British/Irish co-production from 2016 that has developed something of a cult following. While it does exaggerate aspects for dramatic effect, it may be the most realistic and sympathetic portrayal of...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 166: At the Mountains of Madness (Part 1)

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Episode 166: At the Mountains of Madness (Part 1) At the Mountains of Madness is one of Lovecraft’s longest works and one of the most important to the development of the Mythos. It tells an epic tale of an ill-fated expedition to the Antarctic and their encounter with forgotten horrors from the distant past. Plus penguins. Lots of penguins. As ever, we drill deep into the...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 167: At the Mountains of Madness (Part 2)

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Episode 167: At the Mountains of Madness (Part 2) This is the second part of our expedition through Lovecraft’s short novel, At the Mountains of Madness. Our Antarctic journey is going to be a long one. Now that we’ve actually recorded all the episodes, we can safely reveal that there are going to be five installments in total. This will take us up to the end of November,...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 168: At the Mountains of Madness (Part 3)

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Episode 168: At the Mountains of Madness (Part 3) This is the section of At the Mountains of Madness in which Lovecraft tells us of the decline and fall of the Old Ones. While we’re experiencing the story at two degrees of remove, it’s still quite gripping. More importantly for Call of Cthulhu players, this is probably the largest history of the Mythos Lovecraft offered...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 169: At the Mountains of Madness (Part 4)

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Episode 169: At the Mountains of Madness (Part 4) We’re back and we’re nearing the end of our expedition. The tunnels below this ancient, pre-human city are full of penguin droppings but somehow these aren’t the foulest things down here. Something has been polishing these floors like a giant protoplasmic Roomba. We’re not sure what it is yet, but it does seem...   [click here for more]
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 170: At the Mountains of Madness (Part 5))

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Episode 170: At the Mountains of Madness (Part 5) This is the final part of our discussion of Lovecraft’s epic, At the Mountains of Madness. After all the geological, biological and historical explorations of previous chapters, we find ourselves caught up in something almost mystical. The story ends with another infodump, but one born of madness. As ever, we pick this...   [click here for more]
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