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Civilized

An improvised dark comedy sci-fi podcast by the award-winning creators of Alba Salix. Humanity’s final hope lies in terraforming a new world. A fleet of engineering ships are sent in advance of the colony ships sure to follow in their wake. But one lone ship becomes separated from the fleet and crashes onto an alien planet.Support this show at: patreon.com/civilizedpod

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This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

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101: Rain

Stranded on an unknown planet, Beatrice builds a shelter, while Bob does his best to help — and a new threat descends from above.Episode TranscriptStarring Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Mbula Enobong and Sean Howard.Sound design: Eli McIlveenCover art: David DemaretAnnouncers: Marisa King and Michael HowieContent warning: screaming, violence, death and body horror.Find and support our sponsors at: fableandfolly.com/partnersJoin us on Patreon for early access to future episodes and bonus content at patreon.com/civilizedpodPlay the interactive backstory at civilizedpod.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

14mins

12 Jun 2019

Rank #1

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102: Picnic

Beatrice has a great idea to build team spirit. The others aren't so sure.Episode TranscriptStarring Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Mbula Enobong and Sean Howard.Sound design: Eli McIlveenCover art: David DemaretAnnouncers: Marisa King and Michael HowieContent warning: screaming, illness, violence and death.Find and support our sponsors at: fableandfolly.com/partnersJoin us on Patreon for early access to future episodes and bonus content at patreon.com/civilizedpodPlay the interactive backstory at civilizedpod.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

15mins

19 Jun 2019

Rank #2

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112: Adapting (with Katie Kotulak)

The Season 1 finale! Bob tries to save Beatrix, while Bartholomew negotiates with the enigmatic Nnhoh.Episode TranscriptCheck out our interactive prequel audio adventure, featuring 90 minutes of audio and eight unique endings! Set prior to the events of Season 1, this story puts you in control, playing a mysterious alien aboard the ship. Starring Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Mbula Enobong and Sean Howard, with special guest Katie Kotulak.Sound design: Eli McIlveenCover art: David DemaretAnnouncers: Marisa King and Michael HowieContent warning: violence and death.Find and support our sponsors at: fableandfolly.com/partnersJoin us on Patreon for early access to future episodes and bonus content at patreon.com/civilizedpodPlay the interactive backstory at civilizedpod.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

20mins

11 Nov 2019

Rank #3

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111: Nnhoh (with Katie Kotulak)

No ship. No mission. No schedule. Barty's taking it easy, and Bob is worried. Meanwhile, Beatrix makes a discovery by the river.Episode TranscriptStarring Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Mbula Enobong and Sean Howard, with special guest Katie Kotulak.Sound design: Eli McIlveenCover art: David DemaretAnnouncers: Marisa King and Michael HowieContent warning: violence and harm, and some body horror.This episode is brought to you by Fiction Podcast Weekly!Find and support our sponsors at: fableandfolly.com/partnersJoin us on Patreon for early access to future episodes and bonus content at patreon.com/civilizedpodPlay the interactive backstory at civilizedpod.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

21mins

9 Oct 2019

Rank #4

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103: Sharing

Bartholomew is having doubts, and the Captain isn't helping. Meanwhile, Bob tags along with Beatrix in search of food.Episode TranscriptStarring Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Mbula Enobong and Sean Howard.Sound design: Eli McIlveenCover art: David DemaretAnnouncers: Marisa King and Michael HowieContent warning: death, panic, poop and poor teamwork.Find and support our sponsors at: fableandfolly.com/partnersJoin us on Patreon for early access to future episodes and bonus content at patreon.com/civilizedpodPlay the interactive backstory at civilizedpod.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

18mins

26 Jun 2019

Rank #5

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110: Mud

Bartholomew and Beatrix keep themselves busy building a shelter, while Bob tries to locate them with the help of his newly discovered power armour.Episode TranscriptWe've got a secret Civilized project where you can play the interactive prequel to the show just by joining the newsletter on our website.Starring Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Mbula Enobong and Sean HowardSound design: Eli McIlveenCover art: David DemaretAnnouncers: Marisa King and Michael HowieContent warning: heights, gunfire and existential dread.Find and support our sponsors at: fableandfolly.com/partnersJoin us on Patreon for early access to future episodes and bonus content at patreon.com/civilizedpodPlay the interactive backstory at civilizedpod.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

16mins

25 Sep 2019

Rank #6

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109: Classified

Beatrix confronts Bartholomew about the secrets he's been keeping. Alone on the Captain-less ship, Bob makes a troubling discovery.Starring Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Mbula Enobong and Sean HowardSound design: Eli McIlveenCover art: David DemaretAnnouncers: Marisa King and Michael HowieContent warning: trauma, claustrophobia, panic and cussin'.Find and support our sponsors at: fableandfolly.com/partnersJoin us on Patreon for early access to future episodes and bonus content at patreon.com/civilizedpodPlay the interactive backstory at civilizedpod.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

17mins

11 Sep 2019

Rank #7

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201: Underground

Bob seeks out Beatrix – and Barty meets a new friend.Episode TranscriptStarring Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Phil Johnston and Sean Howard.Sound design: Eli McIlveenCover art: David DemaretAnnouncers: Marisa King and Michael HowieContent warning: panic, claustrophobia, despair and jump scares.This episode is brought to you by Singularity's Children, Book One: Denial by Toby Weston!Find and support our sponsors at: fableandfolly.com/partnersJoin us on Patreon for early access to future episodes and bonus content at patreon.com/civilizedpodPlay the interactive backstory at civilizedpod.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

16mins

15 Jan 2020

Rank #8

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107: Moip (with Scott Thompson)

Bartholomew struggles to help improve Bob's morale, while Beatrix has an unexpected encounter in the woods.Episode TranscriptStarring Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Mbula Enobong and Sean Howard, with special guest Scott Thompson!Sound design: Eli McIlveenCover art: David DemaretAnnouncers: Marisa King and Michael HowieContent warning: colonizing, sulking, panic, forced medication and unwanted touching.Find and support our sponsors at: fableandfolly.com/partnersJoin us on Patreon for early access to future episodes and bonus content at patreon.com/civilizedpodPlay the interactive backstory at civilizedpod.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

21mins

14 Aug 2019

Rank #9

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108: Sacrifice

Beatrix and Bartholomew press on in search of the departed ship, but Bob isn't feeling too well.Starring Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Mbula Enobong and Sean HowardSound design: Eli McIlveenCover art: David DemaretAnnouncers: Marisa King and Michael HowieContent warning: death, screaming and some big ol' gruesome body horror.Find and support our sponsors at: fableandfolly.com/partnersJoin us on Patreon for early access to future episodes and bonus content at patreon.com/civilizedpodPlay the interactive backstory at civilizedpod.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

15mins

28 Aug 2019

Rank #10

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105: Memory

Bartholomew is having trouble recalling... well, anything. But will getting his memory back make things better or worse?Episode TranscriptStarring Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Mbula Enobong and Sean Howard.Sound design: Eli McIlveenCover art: David DemaretAnnouncers: Marisa King and Michael HowieContent warning: death, blood and panic.Find and support our sponsors at: fableandfolly.com/partnersJoin us on Patreon for early access to future episodes and bonus content at patreon.com/civilizedpodPlay the interactive backstory at civilizedpod.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

17mins

17 Jul 2019

Rank #11

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106: Iteration

On the run from the ship, Beatrix has a plan. But everything depends on Bob – and the clock is ticking.Episode TranscriptStarring Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Mbula Enobong and Sean Howard.Sound design: Eli McIlveenCover art: David DemaretAnnouncers: Marisa King and Michael HowieContent warning: bodily harm; jump scares; murder? suicide? but definitely death.Find and support our sponsors at: fableandfolly.com/partnersJoin us on Patreon for early access to future episodes and bonus content at patreon.com/civilizedpodPlay the interactive backstory at civilizedpod.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

15mins

31 Jul 2019

Rank #12

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104: Escape

Beatrix carries out some essential maintenance, but Captain is feeling a little beyond repair.Episode TranscriptStarring Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Mbula Enobong and Sean Howard.Sound design: Eli McIlveenCover art: David DemaretAnnouncers: Marisa King and Michael HowieContent warning: death, panic, asphyxiation, suicidal behaviour and cussin'.Find and support our sponsors at: fableandfolly.com/partnersJoin us on Patreon for early access to future episodes and bonus content at patreon.com/civilizedpodPlay the interactive backstory at civilizedpod.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

13mins

3 Jul 2019

Rank #13

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Bonus Episode: Xmas

Happy holidays, everyone! We’ve got an unexpected bonus for you this week: we recorded it as a warmup during our most recent session and decided it was fun enough to release as its own mini-episode. And stay tuned – we’ll be back with Season 2 in mid-January!Spoiler warning: This episode features a new character from Season 2!Episode TranscriptStarring Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Sean Howard and Phil JohnstonSound design: Eli McIlveenCover art: David DemaretAnnouncers: Marisa King and Michael HowieContent warning: violence and death.Join us on Patreon for early access to future episodes and bonus content at patreon.com/civilizedpodPlay the interactive backstory at civilizedpod.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

10mins

23 Dec 2019

Rank #14

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202: Introductions

Bob follows a signal to the bunker, where Barty and Al are getting to know one another, while Beatrix gives in to the inevitable.Episode TranscriptStarring Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Phil Johnston and Sean Howard.Sound design: Eli McIlveenCover art: David DemaretAnnouncers: Marisa King and Michael HowieContent warning: death, despair, memory loss and swearin'.Find and support our sponsors at: fableandfolly.com/partnersJoin us on Patreon for early access to future episodes and bonus content at patreon.com/civilizedpodPlay the interactive backstory at civilizedpod.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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29 Jan 2020

Rank #15

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Presenting: Moonbase Theta, Out

Happy New Year, everyone!Civilized returns with Season 2 on January 15, 2020. In the meantime, we bring you a preview of one of our favourite sci-fi podcasts, Moonbase Theta, Out!Follow Roger Bragado-Fischer, Communications, as he and his fellow crew count down the weeks until their base is decommissioned. It's clever, funny and heartbreaking, and we think you're going to love it. Look for Moonbase Theta, Out wherever you listen to podcasts, or visit them at monkeymanproductions.com.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

15mins

30 Dec 2019

Rank #16

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204: Interrogation

Al has many questions for the newly arrived Bob.Episode TranscriptStarring Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Phil Johnston and Sean Howard.Sound design: Eli McIlveenCover art: David DemaretAnnouncers: Marisa King and Michael HowieContent warning: interrogation, claustrophobia, drowning and death.Find and support our sponsors at: fableandfolly.com/partnersJoin us on Patreon for early access to future episodes and bonus content at patreon.com/civilizedpodPlay the interactive backstory at civilizedpod.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

15mins

26 Feb 2020

Rank #17

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203: Showdown

Al is agitated. Bartholomew is worried. Beatrix is having trouble remembering. And Bob has a plan to gain entrance to the base.Episode TranscriptStarring Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Phil Johnston and Sean Howard.Sound design: Eli McIlveenCover art: David DemaretAnnouncers: Marisa King and Michael HowieContent warning: violence, death, gunfire, memory loss and interrogation.Find and support our sponsors at: fableandfolly.com/partnersJoin us on Patreon for early access to future episodes and bonus content at patreon.com/civilizedpodPlay the interactive backstory at civilizedpod.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

16mins

12 Feb 2020

Rank #18

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207: Water

Al tries to help out Bartholomew and Beatrix with some newly discovered gadgets. Meanwhile, Bob is still lost in the bowels of the base.Episode TranscriptStarring: Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Phil Johnston and Sean Howard.Sound design: Eli McIlveenCover art: David DemaretAnnouncers: Marisa King and Michael HowieContent warning: panic, drowning, bombs.Find and support our sponsors at: fableandfolly.com/partnersJoin us on Patreon for early access to future episodes and bonus content at patreon.com/civilizedpodPlay the interactive backstory at civilizedpod.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

17mins

6 May 2020

Rank #19

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Presenting: We Fix Space Junk

This week, we're bringing you a preview of another of our sci-fi favourites: We Fix Space Junk.It's a sci-fi comedy about a smuggler named Kilner whose day job is puttering around from planet to planet doing maintenance for a nasty, all-controlling company called Automnicon. And one day she takes on a cargo that changes her life.We Fix Space Junk S01E01 – Escape from Hargan IVIn which Kilner picks up a suspect package and Samantha flees from the law. Support We Fix Space Junk by telling your friends about the show or pledging on Patreon!https://www.patreon.com/BattleBirdProd Find We Fix Space Junk and Battlebird Productions on Facebook and Twitter!https://twitter.com/wefixspacejunkhttps://twitter.com/battlebirdprodhttps://www.facebook.com/WeFixSpaceJunkhttps://www.facebook.com/BattleBirdProdhttps://battlebird.productions/http://battlebird.libsyn.com/ Want to get in touch? Email us at battlebirdproductions@gmail.com! CASTBeth CraneBecky EvansJack CarmichaelHedley KnightsChris MontagueRosie AlysAaron SimmondsKrystal Hewitt For a full transcript of the episode and content warnings click here or visit battlebird.productions and click transcripts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

15mins

29 Apr 2020

Rank #20