4 episodes

A games and literature podcast all about stories, from London-based indie developers Weather Factory. Forgotten myths, fantastic sources, gothic tropes and ghoulish tales. All with a list of the games / texts we talk about at the bottom of the episode summary, so you can go away and play/read to your black heart's content.

Skeleton Songs Lottie Bevan & Alexis Kennedy

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A games and literature podcast all about stories, from London-based indie developers Weather Factory. Forgotten myths, fantastic sources, gothic tropes and ghoulish tales. All with a list of the games / texts we talk about at the bottom of the episode summary, so you can go away and play/read to your black heart's content.

    Forbidden Knowledge

    Forbidden Knowledge

    Join Alexis and Lottie for a run-down of forbidden knowledge: the type that's ipso facto dangerous and the type that's dangerous because of what you can do with it. We discover Christopher Marlowe was definitely a spy, nuclear codes are modern occultism...

    • 33 min
    Doppelgängers, Fetches & Ka

    Doppelgängers, Fetches & Ka

    From ancient Egypt to modern web comics, döppelgangers haunt us all. Join Alexis and Lottie as they discuss the ins and outs of these look-alikey ghouls, from Scottish fetches to Capgras syndrome via Dostoyevsky, Silent Hill 2, neuropsychology and scary...

    • 33 min
    The Terrible Tale of the Yale

    The Terrible Tale of the Yale

    Panthers, dragons, monoceri, yales, wendigos, hell-hounds and pigs! This isn't an occult incantation, this is a half-hour deep-dive into our favourite spooky beasts from medieval bestiaries, epic poems and early 20th century ghost stories.Whether you're...

    • 31 min
    Vampires, As You Don't Know Them

    Vampires, As You Don't Know Them

    Lottie and Alexis tackle vampires.

    • 30 min

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