The Good Friends of Jackson Elias-logo

The Good Friends of Jackson Elias

Fantasy & Science Fiction Podc >

More Information

Episodes

Episode 134 – The Good Friends try on more Masks of Nyarlathotep

7/10/2018
More
Masks of Nyarlathotep part 2 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... The post Episode 134 – The Good Friends try on more Masks of Nyarlathotep appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:01:06:28

Episode 133 – The Good Friends try on Masks of Nyarlathotep

6/26/2018
More
Masks of Nyarlathotep part 1 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,... The post Episode 133 – The Good Friends try on Masks of Nyarlathotep appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:01:02:31

Episode 132 – The Good Friends lock onto player engagement

6/12/2018
More
Player Engagement We’re back and we’re dangling shiny things in front of our players, making encouraging noises and trying to direct their attention back to the game. This is our discussion of player engagement, specifically... The post Episode 132 – The Good Friends lock onto player engagement appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:01:00:21

Episode 131 – The Good Friends peer into subterranean spaces in Call of Cthulhu

5/29/2018
More
Subterranean spaces in Call of Cthulhu We’re back and we’re strapping on our headlamps, checking our harnesses and spelunking like our lives depended upon it. This is our look into subterranean spaces in Call of... The post Episode 131 – The Good Friends peer into subterranean spaces in Call of Cthulhu appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:00:57:35

Episode 130 – The Good Friends undergo The Ritual

5/15/2018
More
The Ritual We’re back and we’re lost in the woods. There seem to be some familiar landmarks, however. If we look to the left, there’s The Blair Witch Project. Over there on the right is... The post Episode 130 – The Good Friends undergo The Ritual appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:00:57:45

Episode 129 – The Good Friends brave the terrors of survival horror

5/1/2018
More
Survival Horror 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... The post Episode 129 – The Good Friends brave the terrors of survival horror appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:01:13:02

Episode 128 – The Good Friends fuss over cats in Call of Cthulhu

4/17/2018
More
Cats in Call of Cthulhu and Lovecraft We’re back and we’re chasing our tails, trying to lick our nether regions and hissing at anyone who looks at us funny. Meow. This is our look into... The post Episode 128 – The Good Friends fuss over cats in Call of Cthulhu appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:00:54:18

Episode 127 – The Good Friends have a laugh over comedy in RPGs

4/3/2018
More
Comedy in RPGs We’re back and we’re splitting our sides, busting a gut and otherwise rupturing ourselves in the pursuit of comedy. It’s rare to find a gaming table where no one is laughing, even... The post Episode 127 – The Good Friends have a laugh over comedy in RPGs appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:01:01:40

Episode 126 – The Good Friends celebrate The Last Feast of Harlequin

3/20/2018
More
The Last Feast of Harlequin We’re back and we’re touching up our greasepaint, frolicking with wild abandon and preparing for an unspeakable transformation. This episode is our look at Thomas Ligotti’s weird tale The Last Feast... The post Episode 126 – The Good Friends celebrate The Last Feast of Harlequin appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:01:08:32

Episode 125 – The Good Friends open the way to Yog-Sothoth

3/6/2018
More
Mythos Deities: Yog-Sothoth We’re back, standing atop Sentinel Hill, chill wind whipping under our robes, shrieking until our lungs hurt. Damn, that wind’s cold! This is our discussion of Yog-Sothoth, the All-in-One, the Gate, the Key, the Lurker at the … Continue reading → The post Episode 125 – The Good Friends open the way to Yog-Sothoth appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:01:05:24

Episode 124: The Good Friends open up to inspiration and development

2/20/2018
More
Inspiration and Development Main Topic We’re back and we’re baring all. The most common thing people seem to ask writers is “Where do you get your ideas?” Apparently, “By eating the brains of more talented writers” isn’t as helpful an … Continue reading → The post Episode 124: The Good Friends open up to inspiration and development appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:01:14:31

Episode 123: The Good Friends rekindle their love for The Wicker Man

2/6/2018
More
The Wicker Man Main Topic We’re back and we’re erecting monstrous effigies, playing deadly games and proclaiming that Sumer is Icumen In. OK, it’s February, but we’re sure that summer is out there somewhere. In fact, as we mention, the … Continue reading → The post Episode 123: The Good Friends rekindle their love for The Wicker Man appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:01:14:09

Episode 122 – The Good Friends observe the rituals of folk horror

1/23/2018
More
Folk Horror Main Topic 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, we’re … Continue reading → The post Episode 122 – The Good Friends observe the rituals of folk horror appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:01:16:43

Special Episode – Milton Keynes LitFest 2017 seminar on literature and roleplaying games

1/16/2018
More
We’re back with another special recording to tide you over during that long, bleak fortnight between regular episodes. This time, we’re coming to you from MK LitFest 2017, the first ever Milton Keynes literary festival. We recorded this last September, but … Continue reading → The post Special Episode – Milton Keynes LitFest 2017 seminar on literature and roleplaying games appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:01:39:29

Episode 121 – The Good Friends delve into System Matters

1/9/2018
More
System Matters Main Topic We’re back and we’re wondering just what it is we’ve been doing with all these dice. Inspired by our mention of Ron Edwards’ System Does Matter essay in our recent episode on Sorcerer, we give some thought to how mechanics … Continue reading → The post Episode 121 – The Good Friends delve into System Matters appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:01:17:42

Episode 120 – The Good Friends play back The Stone Tape

12/26/2017
More
The Stone Tape Main Topic We’re back and we’re watching in helpless terror as echoes of the dead past haunt us, screaming endlessly. This is our look at the classic 1972 British horror film, The Stone Tape. Fittingly, the BBC originally … Continue reading → The post Episode 120 – The Good Friends play back The Stone Tape appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:01:19:06

Episode 119 – The Good Friends get more of that old-time Mythos religion

12/12/2017
More
The Mythos as Religion (Part 2) Main Topic We’re back and we’re starting a cult. No, worse than that — we’re starting three of them! Last episode, we looked at how real religions and their practices might inform our depiction … Continue reading → The post Episode 119 – The Good Friends get more of that old-time Mythos religion appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:01:26:07

Episode 118 – The Good Friends get some of that old-time Mythos religion

11/28/2017
More
The Mythos as Religion – part 1 Main Topic We’re back and we’re making offerings to twisted idols, praying in inhuman tongues and performing rites passed down through strange aeons. This is our look at the role religion plays in … Continue reading → The post Episode 118 – The Good Friends get some of that old-time Mythos religion appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:01:05:49

Episode 117 – The Good Friends conjure up their thoughts on Sorcerer

11/14/2017
More
Sorcerer Main Topic We’re back and we’re scratching pentagrams into the floor, muttering blasphemous incantations and making ill-advised pacts with demons. This episode is our discussion of Ron Edwards’ influential indie RPG, Sorcerer. Kicking off a self-publishing revolution in the … Continue reading → The post Episode 117 – The Good Friends conjure up their thoughts on Sorcerer appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:01:17:41

Episode 116 – The Good Friends dig into The Shunned House

10/31/2017
More
The Shunned House Main Topic We’re back and we’re digging into another Lovecraft story, looking for the horrors that lie beneath. The Shunned House is one of the more minor of Lovecraft’s major stories, if that makes any sense. It is … Continue reading → The post Episode 116 – The Good Friends dig into The Shunned House appeared first on Blasphemous Tomes.

Duration:01:24:36