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“Make your statement, face your fear.” A weekly horror fiction podcast examining what lurks in the archives of the Magnus Institute, an organisation dedicated to researching the esoteric and the weird. Join Jonathan Sims as he explores the archive, but be warned, as he looks into its depths something starts to look back… New episodes every Thursday produced by Rusty Quill, featuring guest actors, short stories, serial plots and more. The Magnus Protocol launches in January 2024.
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The Magnus Archives Rusty Quill

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    • 4.9 • 9.4K Ratings

“Make your statement, face your fear.” A weekly horror fiction podcast examining what lurks in the archives of the Magnus Institute, an organisation dedicated to researching the esoteric and the weird. Join Jonathan Sims as he explores the archive, but be warned, as he looks into its depths something starts to look back… New episodes every Thursday produced by Rusty Quill, featuring guest actors, short stories, serial plots and more. The Magnus Protocol launches in January 2024.
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    The Magnus Protocol 22 – Mixed Signals

    The Magnus Protocol 22 – Mixed Signals

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    Experiment (brain) -/- imprisonment (existential)
    Incident Elements:
    - Existential Horror
    - Human Experiments
    - Graphic Surgical Detail
    - Seizure
    - Arguements
    - Mentions of: Animal Experiments
    Transcripts: https://rustyquill.com/transcripts/the-magnus-protocol/
    This episode is dedicated to April Richards, thank you for your generous support! You can a complete list of our Kickstarter backers https://rustyquill.com/the-magnus-protocol-supporter-wall/
    Created by Jonathan Sims and Alexander J Newall  
    Directed by Alexander J Newall
    Written by Jonathan Sims 
    Script Edited with additional material by Alexander J Newall
    Executive Producers April Sumner, Alexander J Newall, Jonathan Sims, Dani McDonough, Linn Ci, and Samantha F.G. Hamilton 
    Associate Producers Jordan L. Hawk, Taylor Michaels, Nicole Perlman, Cetius d’Raven, and Megan Nice 
    Produced by April Sumner
      
    Featuring (in order of appearance) 
    Sarah Lambie as Lena Kelley
    Anusia Battersby as Gwendolyn Bouchard
    Shahan Hamza as Samama Khalid
    Billie Hindle as Alice Dyer
    Lowri Ann Davies as Celia Ripley
    Tim Fearon as Augustus
    Dialogue Editor – Lowri Ann Davies
    Sound Designer – Tessa Vroom
    Mastering Editor - Catherine Rinella
    Music by Sam Jones (orchestral mix by Jake Jackson) 
    Art by April Sumner  
    SFX from previously credited artists
    Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/rustyquill   
      
    Check out our merchandise available at https://www.redbubble.com/people/RustyQuill/shop and https://www.teepublic.com/stores/rusty-quill  
    Support Rusty Quill by purchasing from our Affiliates:
    Phantom Peak – UK immersive experience – 15% discount with this link
    DriveThruRPG – DriveThruRPG.com
    Join our community:
    WEBSITE: rustyquill.com
    FACEBOOK: facebook.com/therustyquill
    X: @therustyquill
    EMAIL: mail@rustyquill.com 
    The Magnus Protocol is a derivative product of the Magnus Archives, created by Rusty Quill Ltd. and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share alike 4.0 International Licence.  

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    • 26 min
    RQ Network Feed Drop – Remnants Ep. 1  

    RQ Network Feed Drop – Remnants Ep. 1  

    This month we are featuring a feed drop of one of many incredible podcasts on the RQ Network: Remnants. 
     
    Remnants is a weekly, thrilling, dark fantasy, audio drama filled with mystery and has just launched on the RQ Network.  
     
    When we die, the remnants of us return to the First and Last Place. Our fate is decided by Sir and his new Apprentice, who read our remnants to determine whether they should be re-shelved or discarded. But what are the criteria? What happens to discarded souls? How are new lives for the re-shelved determined? And why, after untold stretches of existence, has Sir decided that he needs help to do it? 
    Remnants explores the boundaries between right and wrong, examining humanity from its brightest and best to its darkest and most frightening, and all the grey in between. The Apprentice soon discovers that when we judge others, we often expose truths about ourselves. 
    Remnants is from Eira Major the same brilliant creator behind the Spirit Box Radio and Not Quite Dead. 
     
    Introduction and outro by Anusia Battersby. Listen to Remnants on The Rusty Quill website, on Acast, or listen wherever you get your podcasts, or to learn more about Remnants check out its official website.  
    Credits: 
    Written and Created by Eira Major  
     
    Content warnings:  
    - Coarse language 
    - Implications of child neglect and endangerment 
    - Descriptions of a fascist regime 
    - Descriptions of violence 
    - References to sex 
    - Implications of murder 

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    • 29 min
    The Magnus Protocol 21 – Breaking Ground

    The Magnus Protocol 21 – Breaking Ground

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    Architecture (landmark) -/- corruption (entropy)
    Incident Elements:
    - Live Burial
    - Rapid Aging
    - Doppelgangers
    - Compulsions (supernatural)
    - Mentions of: strangulation
    - SFX: tattoo buzzing, screaming
    Transcripts: https://rustyquill.com/transcripts/the-magnus-protocol/
    This episode is dedicated to Elena, thank you for your generous support! You can a complete list of our Kickstarter backers https://rustyquill.com/the-magnus-protocol-supporter-wall/
    Created by Jonathan Sims and Alexander J Newall  
    Directed by Alexander J Newall
    Written by Jonathan Sims 
    Script Edited with additional material by Alexander J Newall
    Executive Producers April Sumner, Alexander J Newall, Jonathan Sims, Dani McDonough, Linn Ci, and Samantha F.G. Hamilton 
    Associate Producers Jordan L. Hawk, Taylor Michaels, Nicole Perlman, Cetius d’Raven, and Megan Nice 
    Produced by April Sumner
      
    Featuring (in order of appearance) 
    Lowri Ann Davies as Celia Ripley
    Shahan Hamza as Samama Khalid
    Billie Hindle as Alice Dyer
    Sarah Lambie as Lena Kelley
    Anusia Battersby as Gwendolyn Bouchard
    Vera Chok as Ink5oul
    Callum Dougherty as Bystander
    Beth Eyre as [ERROR]
    Jonathan Sims as Chester
    Dialogue Editor – Lowri Ann Davies
    Sound Designer – Tessa Vroom
    Mastering Editor - Catherine Rinella
    Music by Sam Jones (orchestral mix by Jake Jackson) 
    Art by April Sumner  
    SFX from ecfike, khenshom, NuclearTape and previously credited artists
    Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/rustyquill   
      
    Check out our merchandise available at https://www.redbubble.com/people/RustyQuill/shop and https://www.teepublic.com/stores/rusty-quill  
    Support Rusty Quill by purchasing from our Affiliates:
    Phantom Peak – UK immersive experience – 15% discount with this link
    DriveThruRPG – DriveThruRPG.com
    Join our community:
    WEBSITE: rustyquill.com
    FACEBOOK: facebook.com/therustyquill
    X: @therustyquill
    EMAIL: mail@rustyquill.com 
    The Magnus Protocol is a derivative product of the Magnus Archives, created by Rusty Quill Ltd. and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share alike 4.0 International Licence.  

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    • 22 min
    RQ Network Feed Drop – WOE.BEGONE | Ep.1: Participant Observation

    RQ Network Feed Drop – WOE.BEGONE | Ep.1: Participant Observation

    This month we are featuring a feed drop of one of many brilliant podcasts on the RQ Network: WOE.BEGONE. 
     
    WOE.BEGONE is a weekly sci-fi horror audiodrama series about the nature of power and the implications of linear time and is created by the amazing Dylan Griggs, who also makes The Diary of Aliza Shultz Podcast. 
     
    This first episode of WOE.BEGONE, “Participant Observation,” follows Mike Walters, a man who discovers a mysterious and violent online game that begins to affect his real life. 
     
    The series continues with over 150 episodes, following Mike as his exploration of an alternate reality game with real life consequences morphs into a search for the technology that makes the game possible. 
     
    WOE.BEGONE is written and performed by Dylan Griggs, introduction and outro by Anusia Battersby. Listen to WOE.BEGONE on The Rusty Quill website, on Acast, or listen wherever you get your podcasts, or to learn more about the world of WOE.BEGONE check out its official website.  
    Content warnings:
    Conspiracy 
    Grief and loss 
    Altered Reality

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    • 16 min
    The Magnus Protocol 20 – Social Stigma

    The Magnus Protocol 20 – Social Stigma

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    Transformation (tattoo) -/- Social Media (influencer)
    Incident Elements:
    - Atychiphobia (fear of failure)
    - Desecration of Corpses
    - Body Horror
    - Non-Consensual body modification
    - Mentions of: needles (tattoos), conspiracies, burns/fire, drugging
    - SFX: Tattoo buzzing
    Transcripts: https://shorturl.at/gzF15
    This episode is dedicated to Blades and Chris, thank you for your generous support! You can a complete list of our Kickstarter backers https://rustyquill.com/the-magnus-protocol-supporter-wall/
    Created by Jonathan Sims and Alexander J Newall  
    Directed by Alexander J Newall
    Written by Jonathan Sims 
    Script Edited with additional material by Alexander J Newall
    Executive Producers April Sumner, Alexander J Newall, Jonathan Sims, Dani McDonough, Linn Ci, and Samantha F.G. Hamilton 
    Associate Producers Jordan L. Hawk, Taylor Michaels, Nicole Perlman, Cetius d’Raven, and Megan Nice 
    Produced by April Sumner
      
    Featuring (in order of appearance) 
    Billie Hindle as Alice Dyer
    Lowri Ann Davies as Celia Ripley
    Shahan Hamza as Samama Khalid
    Anusia Battersby as Gwendolyn Bouchard
    Vera Chok as Ink5oul 
    Dialogue Editor – Lowri Ann Davies
    Sound Designer – Tessa Vroom
    Mastering Editor - Catherine Rinella
    Music by Sam Jones (orchestral mix by Jake Jackson) 
    Art by April Sumner  
    Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/rustyquill   
      
    Check out our merchandise available at https://www.redbubble.com/people/RustyQuill/shop and https://www.teepublic.com/stores/rusty-quill  
     
    Join our community:  
    WEBSITE: rustyquill.com  
    FACEBOOK: facebook.com/therustyquill  
    TWITTER: @therustyquill  
    REDDIT: reddit.com/r/RustyQuill  
    EMAIL: mail@rustyquill.com  
     
    The Magnus Protocol is a derivative product of the Magnus Archives, created by Rusty Quill Ltd. and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share alike 4.0 International Licence.  

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    • 26 min
    The Magnus Protocol 19 – Hard Reset

    The Magnus Protocol 19 – Hard Reset

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    Transformation (canine) -/- growth (Crystalline)
    Incident Elements:
    - Animal Peril/Threat
    - Metallophobia
    - Body Horror
    - Mentions of: Therapy, Implied Mental Breakdown
    Transcripts: https://shorturl.at/gzF15
    This episode is dedicated to Dove Halber, thank you for your generous support! You can a complete list of our Kickstarter backers https://rustyquill.com/the-magnus-protocol-supporter-wall/
    Created by Jonathan Sims and Alexander J Newall  
    Directed by Alexander J Newall
    Written by Alexander J Newall
    Script Edited with additional material by Jonathan Sims  
    Executive Producers April Sumner, Alexander J Newall, Jonathan Sims, Dani McDonough, Linn Ci, and Samantha F.G. Hamilton 
    Associate Producers Jordan L. Hawk, Taylor Michaels, Nicole Perlman, Cetius d’Raven, and Megan Nice 
    Produced by April Sumner
      
    Featuring (in order of appearance) 
    Shahan Hamza as Samama Khalid
    Lowri Ann Davies as Celia Ripley
    Billie Hindle as Alice Dyer
    Anusia Battersby as Gwendolyn Bouchard
    Sarah Lambie as Lena Kelley
    Ryan Hopevere-Anderson as Colin Becher
    Dialogue Editor – Nico Vettese
    Sound Designer – Tessa Vroom
    Mastering Editor - Catherine Rinella
    Music by Sam Jones (orchestral mix by Jake Jackson) 
    Art by April Sumner  
    Check out our merchandise available at https://www.redbubble.com/people/RustyQuill/shop and https://www.teepublic.com/stores/rusty-quill  
    Join our community:  
    WEBSITE: rustyquill.com  
    FACEBOOK: facebook.com/therustyquill  
    TWITTER: @therustyquill  
    REDDIT: reddit.com/r/RustyQuill  
    EMAIL: mail@rustyquill.com  
     
    The Magnus Protocol is a derivative product of the Magnus Archives, created by Rusty Quill Ltd. and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share alike 4.0 International Licence.  

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    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
9.4K Ratings

9.4K Ratings

Luccccccc<3 ,

Oh gods gimme more

I've listened to this seven times. It never loses its charm. I love it so much

TeaAndFatigue ,

A Pretty Flipping Incredible Podcast

Figured I might as well write a review for this pretty flipping incredible podcast . ( Don’t really have anything better to do with my time , so I might as well do my best to drag more people into this ) Started the day after Valentine’s Day and finished 1.30 AM April 3 . Pretty sure I finished Season 4 and 5 in about 4-5 days for each . After hearing/seeing some dialogue from MAG159 ( animatic for it did not contain Jon + Martin ) I just decided I needed to hear it , originally thinking it was a TV show or something . Turns out it’s a podcast ! And so I start listening and don’t stop , leaning more into the characters that I’ve come to know and love and learning more about the world itself ! Upon finishing , Jon + Martin ( and a whole bunch of other characters ) have since taken up residence in my Sketchbook ( both digital and on paper ) and I cannot stop drawing them . This podcast has provided me with a creative outlet I needed and can easily use , which is only one of the things I love about this podcast . ALSO : Huge thank you to the creator , Jonny Sims , for giving the world the one thing we want : a canonical asexual character who is in a romantic relationship . Or maybe it is just something I’ve been trying to find , but anyway that is incredible and I cannot be any happier with that aspect of the Archivist’s character . This podcast has me so that I cannot look at other podcasts , or movies , or horror books , or really anything without assigning an entity . It’s a fun game to play , which entity does this belong to ? And since listening to TMA , I have gotten 2 people in my Robotics class to listen to it , ( no one has finished yet ) and I shall bring more into this incredible story . ( It’s actually really interesting to see what they think about /certain/ characters ) Anyways I have been rambling for a while and ought to wrap this up . So this podcast contains incredible world building, character development and creation , and a fantastic plot line to follow ! I can honestly not recommend it enough :)

NIGHTHAWK061412 ,

I love this podcast

I’m not as far into the podcast as some of the other people writing reviews (I’m only a few episodes in) but I love this already. Truthfully, I think that the statements would great to just put multiple in a book, sorta like Scary stories to tell in the dark. That’s all I really have to say so far, since the lore hasn’t quite picked up for me just yet. All in all, great podcast. 💚

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