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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias

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Rank #123 in Games category

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A dang good pod

By kat0529 - May 03 2020
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I first checked this out while looking for more role play coc and was disappointed that they don't actually run campaigns in this pod. However it's become a favorite of mine. All three hosts are quite knowledgeable and entertaining. Especially enjoy the npc's from history episodes.

Scott sounds like Winnie the Pooh!

By Thaumaturge365 - Jan 31 2020
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I was turning someone on to your podcast —because it’s awesome — when he noted that Scott sounds like Winnie the Pooh. I think he has the perfect voice for horror lulling you into a false sense idyllic comfort before... well, horror.

iTunes Ratings

82 Ratings
Average Ratings
80
2
0
0
0

A dang good pod

By kat0529 - May 03 2020
Read more
I first checked this out while looking for more role play coc and was disappointed that they don't actually run campaigns in this pod. However it's become a favorite of mine. All three hosts are quite knowledgeable and entertaining. Especially enjoy the npc's from history episodes.

Scott sounds like Winnie the Pooh!

By Thaumaturge365 - Jan 31 2020
Read more
I was turning someone on to your podcast —because it’s awesome — when he noted that Scott sounds like Winnie the Pooh. I think he has the perfect voice for horror lulling you into a false sense idyllic comfort before... well, horror.
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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias

Latest release on May 12, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Folk Horror

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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,...

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Jan 23 2018

1hr 16mins

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Rank #2: The Dunwich Horror (part 4)

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We’re back and we’re preparing for the apocalypse. To be fair, this seems to be a pretty understated apocalypse. It mostly involves an invisible monster prancing around a hilltop. Maybe the creature will do something...

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Feb 19 2019

1hr 7mins

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Rank #3: Mythos Deities: Nyarlathotep

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We’re back and 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...

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Oct 02 2018

1hr

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Rank #4: The Two-Headed Serpent

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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...

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Dec 11 2018

52mins

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Rank #5: Pushed Rolls in Call of Cthulhu

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In this week’s episode, we talk about the new Push mechanic in Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition. If you’re not familiar with this change, it allows a player to retry a failed roll, but only...

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Jun 27 2013

46mins

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Rank #6: Masks of Nyarlathotep (part 1)

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We’re back and we’re excavating ancient horrors, dragging them up into the light and revealing them to a trembling world. This is our spoiler-free discussion of the new edition of Masks of Nyarlathotep, with all four of...

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Jun 26 2018

1hr 2mins

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Rank #7: Magic in Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition

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This week’s episode demonstrates that we haven’t run out of things to say about magic in Call of Cthulhu. Really, this is the episode we should have started with, as it is an in-depth discussion...

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Dec 03 2013

57mins

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Rank #8: Mythos Deities: Hastur

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We’re back and we’re taking a last look around Carcosa, wondering where all these tentacles came from. Robert W Chambers was more concerned with masks, moons and mists. Now there seem to be monsters everywhere...

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Jun 11 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #9: The King in Yellow (part 2)

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We’re back and we’re punting across the Lake of Hali, taking in the sights. Well, we’re trying to… All these cloud waves spoil the view somewhat. Then again, from what we’ve seen of Carcosa, maybe...

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Apr 30 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #10: Survival Horror

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We’re back and we’re counting our shells, holding our breath and searching for somewhere to hide until dawn. This is our look at the subgenre of survival horror. While we might normally associate survival horror...

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May 01 2018

1hr 13mins

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Rank #11: Lovecraft and the Occult

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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...

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Aug 06 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #12: The VVitch

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We’re back, and we’re talking about a horror film for the first time in far too long. The Witch: A New England Folktale is one of the most unusual and ambitious horror films of recent years. It...

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Sep 13 2016

1hr 37mins

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Rank #13: Top 5 Scary Films

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This week we put down the dice and talk about films instead. Specifically, we each choose the five films we found most frightening and then ramble on about them for a while. Even once Paul...

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Jun 21 2013

56mins

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Rank #14: Player Techniques

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We’re back, and we’re nicking stuff again. Following on from episode 42’s discussion of neat GM techniques we’ve stolen, this time we’re thieving from players. There are plenty of discussions about how to be a good...

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Jan 29 2015

45mins

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Rank #15: Insanity in Lovecraft

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We’re back and we’re tackling a potentially contentious subject. If you spend much time on gaming forums or social media, you may have stumbled across debates about whether mental illness is a fit subject for gaming....

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Jul 24 2018

55mins

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Rank #16: The Call of Cthulhu (part 1)

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We’re back and we’re talking about one of Lovecraft’s best-known stories. The Call of Cthulhu probably boasts more name recognition than any other Lovecraft tale. This is largely due to the ubiquity of old squidhead himself....

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Jul 20 2017

1hr 26mins

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Rank #17: The Mythos as Corruption

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This episode we have a rambling discussion on the theme of “The Cthulhu Mythos as corruption”. While the Mythos and associated games are packed full of cool monsters, it is also an ineffable alien presence...

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Sep 18 2013

41mins

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Rank #18: Research

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We’re back, and we’re doing our homework. In particular, we’re looking at what kinds of research can help GMs and players give their games depth, possible sources of information and how not to lose your...

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May 12 2015

1hr 26mins

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Rank #19: Mythos Tomes

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We’re back and we’re cracking open the books, trying to ignore the strange wails they issue as we do so. The words probably shouldn’t scurry across the page like that. Maybe we’re lucky and they’re...

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Dec 10 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #20: Masks of Nyarlathotep (part 2)

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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...

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Jul 10 2018

1hr 6mins

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