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Explore the far reaches of the world’s horrors in the audio drama podcast The White Vault. Follow the collected records of a repair team sent to Outpost Fristed in the vast white wastes of Svalbard and unravel what lies waiting in the ice below. This Fool and Scholar production is intended for mature audiences.

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    • 4.6 • 40 Ratings

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Explore the far reaches of the world’s horrors in the audio drama podcast The White Vault. Follow the collected records of a repair team sent to Outpost Fristed in the vast white wastes of Svalbard and unravel what lies waiting in the ice below. This Fool and Scholar production is intended for mature audiences.

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    White Vault: Summer 2022 Updates

    White Vault: Summer 2022 Updates

    Patreon Pins:
    https://www.patreon.com/posts/exclusive-pin-71161534

    Special Youtube Announcement :
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKcdf1U0WkE

    Hey everyone,
    It's Travis and Kaitlin with Fool & Scholar Productions with a very important update.
    First, we will soon depart on our first actual vacation, not including sick days or work trips, since becoming full time podcasters! But before that, we have a work trip we're embarking on this week to host a tale of adventure at this year's D&D In A Castle... 
    Now a few updates!
    To fund our shows and thank our amazing patrons, we are launching time-sensitive supporter-exclusive pins on our Patreon page! The pins celebrate the first season of Don't Mind and the success of Dark Dice, so check them out! 
    Be sure to sign up today because we will order only enough for those signed up during the Drive Period thru October 18th, and we won't be making more! 
    A link to our detailed Patreon post is available in the show notes... 
    Now, in the realm of something completely different... 
    We here at Fool & Scholar have a YouTube page where we post the audio from our shows, and for those who subscribe, you might just notice something big drop on September 9th! No hints as of yet, but we create a lot of shows and are very excited to announce a new story coming to life... So be sure to check out our YouTube and subscribe to see the newest excitement as it releases on the 9th at noon Eastern Standard Time.
    Now, the little bit of news you've been waiting for...
    When we return in September you may just see a new drop on The White Vault feed, a little Summer Short... This summer short will drop a few clues for our next supporter-exclusive White Vault mini-series, coming out later this year!
    So thank you all.
    As you can tell, we've been really busy, and we're looking forward to a bit of a break. 

    All the best,  and for once, for us, Travel is Advised.
    -Travis + Kaitlin (& Eezo)
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    • 1 min
    Episode 5.01 :: PNR

    Episode 5.01 :: PNR

    Inclement weather complicates the return to Svalbard. They have reached the point of no return.

    Credits:
    Written by K. A. Statz
    Produced with Sound Design, Editing, and Directed by Travis Vengroff
    Swedish Unit: Directed and Produced, with Casting Direction and Field Recordings by Karin Heimdahl
    Executive Producer Dennis Greenhill
    Senior Sound Designer Dayn Leonardson
    Mixing and Mastering by Brandon Strader
    Script Editing by W. K. Statz
    Translations in Spanish by Daniela Medrano, Serbian by Tanja Milojevic, Swedish by Karin Heimdahl, Mandarin by Sophie Yang, Russian by Erebusodora, Norwegian by Joar Varhaug

    Cast:
    Documentarian – Hem Cleveland
    Graham Casner – Peter Lewis
    Dragana Vuković – Tanja Milojavic
    Dr. Josefa Guerrero – Carla García
    Dr. Amelia Murray – Beth Eyre
    Mor – Karin Heimdahl
    Kelly – Stephanie Izsak
    Dr. Carter Duàn – Ewan Chung
    Ebba – Alma Ottedag
    Jon – Joar Varhaug
    Driver– Tamur Yakhlakov
    Tourist 1 – Vic Ramirez
    Tourist 2 – Dario Oman
    Tourist 3 – Lana Gelman
    Tourist 4 – CJ Luper

    “Beneath the Ice" (S5 Main Theme) – Written and Performed by Brandon Boone, arranged by Travis Vengroff, with performances, additions, and choir arrangement by Steven Melin, orchestration by Christopher Siu & Catherine Nguyen, Performed by the Budapest Scoring Choir, Budapest Strings Recorded by Musiversal, mixed by Brandon Strader.
    "Unsealed Legacy" – Written and Performed by Brandon Boone
    Cover Art by Kessi Riliniki

    This is a Fool and Scholar Production. We are a two person creative team and we can only create this show because of fan support!
    Please support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FoolandScholar
    Free Transcripts are available: https://www.patreon.com/posts/white-vault-1-17703765
    Check out our Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/user/thewhitevault

    Special Thanks to:
    Our Patreon supporters! | Carol Vengroff | David Cummings | Karin Heimdahl
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    • 35 min
    Episode 5.02 :: Scatter

    Episode 5.02 :: Scatter

    The team begins their flight through the storm to Ny-Ålesund, hopeful to find survivors.

    Credits:
    Written by K. A. Statz
    Produced with Sound Design, Editing, and Directed by Travis Vengroff
    Swedish Unit: Directed and Produced, with Casting Direction and Field Recordings by Karin Heimdahl
    Executive Producer Dennis Greenhill
    Senior Sound Designer Dayn Leonardson
    Mixing and Mastering by Brandon Strader
    Script Editing by W. K. Statz
    Translations in Spanish by Daniela Medrano, Serbian by Tanja Milojevic, Swedish by Karin Heimdahl, Mandarin by Sophie Yang, Russian by Erebusodora

    Cast:
    Documentarian – Hem Cleveland
    Graham Casner – Peter Lewis
    Dragana Vuković – Tanja Milojavic
    Dr. Josefa Guerrero – Carla García
    Dr. Amelia Murray – Beth Eyre
    Mor – Karin Heimdahl
    Kelly – Stephanie Izsak
    Dr. Carter Duàn – Ewan Chung
    Ebba – Alma Ottedag
    News Announcer – Silja Lamhauge
    Chanters – Janis Westin (Swedish), Daniela Medrano (Spanish), Lex Ellett (English), Chris Luehrs (German), Gabatel Vladimir (Russian), Jack Simon (Tagalog), Andreas Somville (Dutch), Sam Yeow (Mandarin), Travis Vengroff (English)

    “Beneath the Ice" (S5 Main Theme) – Written and Performed by Brandon Boone, arranged by Travis Vengroff, with performances, additions, and choir arrangement by Steven Melin, orchestration by Christopher Siu & Catherine Nguyen, Performed by the Budapest Scoring Choir, Budapest Strings Recorded by Musiversal, mixed by Brandon Strader.
    Cover Art by Kessi Riliniki

    This is a Fool and Scholar Production. We are a two person creative team and we can only create this show because of fan support!
    Please support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FoolandScholar
    Free Transcripts are available: https://www.patreon.com/posts/white-vault-1-17703765
    Check out our Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/user/thewhitevault

    Special Thanks to:
    Our Patreon supporters! | Carol Vengroff | David Cummings | Karin Heimdahl
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 31 min
    Episode 5.03 :: Inside

    Episode 5.03 :: Inside

    The team finds survivors within the Weather Station in Ny-Ålesund.

    Credits:
    Written by K. A. Statz
    Produced with Sound Design, Editing, and Directed by Travis Vengroff
    Swedish Unit: Directed and Produced, with Casting Direction and Field Recordings by Karin Heimdahl
    Executive Producer Dennis Greenhill
    Senior Sound Designer Dayn Leonardson
    Mixing and Mastering by Brandon Strader
    Script Editing by W. K. Statz
    Translations in Spanish by Daniela Medrano, Serbian by Tanja Milojevic, Swedish by Karin Heimdahl, Mandarin by Sophie Yang, Russian by Erebusodora

    Cast:
    Documentarian – Hem Cleveland
    Graham Casner – Peter Lewis
    Dragana Vuković – Tanja Milojavic
    Dr. Josefa Guerrero – Carla García
    Dr. Amelia Murray – Beth Eyre
    Mor – Karin Heimdahl
    Dr. Carter Duàn – Ewan Chung
    Nadine Teuling – Charlotte Norup
    Lisa Mǎ – Lauren Choo
    Dr. Zhou Liu – Sophie Yang

    “Beneath the Ice" (S5 Main Theme) – Written and Performed by Brandon Boone, arranged by Travis Vengroff, with performances, additions, and choir arrangement by Steven Melin, orchestration by Christopher Siu & Catherine Nguyen, Performed by the Budapest Scoring Choir, Budapest Strings Recorded by Musiversal, mixed by Brandon Strader.
    Cover Art by Kessi Riliniki

    This is a Fool and Scholar Production. We are a two person creative team and we can only create this show because of fan support!
    Please support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FoolandScholar
    Free Transcripts are available: https://www.patreon.com/posts/white-vault-1-17703765
    Check out our Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/user/thewhitevault

    Special Thanks to:
    Our Patreon supporters! | Carol Vengroff | David Cummings | Karin Heimdahl
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 34 min
    Episode 5.04 :: Home

    Episode 5.04 :: Home

    The team continues their journey to Outpost Fristed while the Documentarian arrives at a secondary location.

    Credits:
    Written by K. A. Statz
    Produced with Sound Design, Editing, and Directed by Travis Vengroff
    Swedish Unit: Directed and Produced, with Casting Direction and Field Recordings by Karin Heimdahl
    Executive Producer Dennis Greenhill
    Senior Sound Designer Dayn Leonardson
    Mixing and Mastering by Brandon Strader
    Script Editing by W. K. Statz
    Translations in Spanish by Daniela Medrano, Serbian by Tanja Milojevic, Swedish by Karin Heimdahl, Mandarin by Sophie Yang, Russian by Erebusodora

    Cast:
    Documentarian – Hem Cleveland
    Graham Casner – Peter Lewis
    Dragana Vuković – Tanja Milojavic
    Dr. Josefa Guerrero – Carla García
    Dr. Amelia Murray – Beth Eyre
    Mor – Karin Heimdahl
    Dr. Carter Duàn – Ewan Chung
    Nadine Teuling – Charlotte Norup
    Lisa Mǎ – Lauren Choo
    Lorri Warner – Lauren Clare
    Dr. Rosa De La Torre – Lani Manila
    Walter Heath – David Ault
    Dr. Karina Schumacher-Weiß – Kessi Riliniki

    “Beneath the Ice" (S5 Main Theme) – Written and Performed by Brandon Boone, arranged by Travis Vengroff, with performances, additions, and choir arrangement by Steven Melin, orchestration by Christopher Siu & Catherine Nguyen, Performed by the Budapest Scoring Choir, Budapest Strings Recorded by Musiversal, mixed by Brandon Strader.
    "Unsealed Legacy" – Written and Performed by Brandon Boone
    Cover Art by Kessi Riliniki

    This is a Fool and Scholar Production. We are a two person creative team and we can only create this show because of fan support!
    Please support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FoolandScholar
    Free Transcripts are available: https://www.patreon.com/posts/white-vault-1-17703765
    Check out our Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/user/thewhitevault

    Special Thanks to:
    Our Patreon supporters! | Carol Vengroff | David Cummings | Karin Heimdahl
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 34 min
    Episode 5.05 :: History

    Episode 5.05 :: History

    The Documentarian explores the Swedish site firsthand, while the team arrives at Outpost Fristed.

    Credits:
    Written by K. A. Statz
    Produced with Sound Design, Editing, and Directed by Travis Vengroff
    Swedish Unit: Directed and Produced, with Casting Direction and Field Recordings by Karin Heimdahl
    Executive Producer Dennis Greenhill
    Edited, with Sound Design, Mixing & Mastering by Dayn Leonardson
    Script Editing by W. K. Statz
    Translations in Spanish by Daniela Medrano, Serbian by Tanja Milojevic, Swedish by Karin Heimdahl, Mandarin by Sophie Yang, Russian by Erebusodora

    Cast:
    Documentarian – Hem Cleveland
    Graham Casner – Peter Lewis
    Dragana Vuković – Tanja Milojavic
    Dr. Josefa Guerrero – Carla García
    Mor – Karin Heimdahl
    Vidar Henriksson – Albin Weidenbladh
    Nils-Henrik – Roland Olsen
    Dr. Rosa De La Torre – Lani Manila
    Walter Heath – David Ault
    Dr. Karina Schumacher-Weiß – Kessi Riliniki

    “Beneath the Ice" (S5 Main Theme) – Written and Performed by Brandon Boone, arranged by Travis Vengroff, with performances, additions, and choir arrangement by Steven Melin, orchestration by Christopher Siu & Catherine Nguyen, Performed by the Budapest Scoring Choir, Budapest Strings Recorded by Musiversal, mixed by Brandon Strader.
    "Inheritance" – Written and Performed by Brandon Boone
    Cover Art by Kessi Riliniki

    This is a Fool and Scholar Production. We are a two person creative team and we can only create this show because of fan support!
    Please support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FoolandScholar
    Free Transcripts are available: https://www.patreon.com/posts/white-vault-1-17703765
    Check out our Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/user/thewhitevault

    Special Thanks to:
    Our Patreon supporters! | Carol Vengroff | David Cummings | Karin Heimdahl
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

faraday39 ,

Love it but…

The show in the first two seasons is one of the best I’ve listened too but, after that the pacing devolved and you kinda needed to know Spanish to understand s3, loved it altogether, but it was half as good at best after s2

hayleighr13 ,

The white vault

One of the best podcasts I’ve listened to can’t wait for the next season

Gindylow ,

White out...

I came to the White Vault after looking for something to fill the break in the Tanis podcast, and wow have I been blown away with the format and storyline to TWV.

Having caught up from start to S1.Ep.8 it’s back to waiting for new recordings to be released in 2018...

Podcasts like this have brought back a focus one of the longest running features of our species...story-telling. There’s something primal and magical listening to stories, characters and choice sound effects without watching it on a screen. Our own minds are well able to fill in the shadowy gaps that lay between the storylines. It all feels a bit like the glory days of Radio, not so long ago...

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