We’re back and we’re joining a cult. It’s OK — we’re just doing so to get some background on Sound of My Voice. We’re not so gullible as to let any cult leader talk us into doing something unwise. Our reasons for strapping you to this altar are, um, completely our own. Now, stop squirming.

Main Topic: Sound of My Voice

Following our run of episodes about cults, we thought we’d follow up with a look at a related film. Sound of My Voice is a 2011 independent production from Zal Batmanglij and Brit Marling. Regardless of what Matt may tell you, this is an ambiguous story about a cult leader who claims to have come back from 2054 to prepare the faithful for the dark world to come. While it’s not a horror film, it does present an interesting view of life inside a weird cult. That has to be good for some Call of Cthulhu inspiration. This may also be the most divisive film we’ve discussed since Repulsion.

Once again, the lockdown means we recorded this episode remotely. We think we’re getting the hang of this.

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Fairyland on Ain’t Slayed Nobody

The Ain’t Slayed Nobody podcast has now released the final part of “Fairyland“, the Cthulhu Dark scenario that Scott ran for them. Be warned that things get nasty, especially towards the end.

We’re back with another of our lockdown specials. Once again, we’re watching some unusual films, hoping they’ll give us ideas for games.

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We’re back with another of our lockdown specials. Once again, we’re sitting up close to our TV sets, ruining our eyesight. It’s just the price we pay when seeking inspiration for our games.

These lockdown episodes are a way of thanking our Patreon backers for sticking with us through these difficult times. We are releasing them on the off-weeks between our normal episodes.

If you would like to gain access to these special episodes, simply back us on Patreon at any level. We will continue to release our standard episodes every fortnight as usual.

If you are already a backer, you will find a post in your Patreon feed with a download link. The episode will also appear in our special Patreon RSS feed.

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