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039 – Xtra Episode 4 – Space Quest Historian Podcast – S3E16

This is it! The end. The REAL end! After 12 ‘real’ episodes and 4 Xtra episodes, season 3 finally rolls to a close. There’s some special bloopers and outtakes from the season, as well as finally capping off the Music Talk with Brandon Blume, James Mulvale, and Ken Allen, as well as the ‘merits of […]


038 – Xtra Episode 3 – Space Quest Historian Podcast – S3E15

The Music Talk finally gets around to talk about the music of Space Quest in this episode, and Francisco Gonzalez finally gets to talk about HIS favorite Space Quest game, Space Quest V. It’s a favorite extravaganza, or a ‘favaganza,’ if you will! There’s also some behind-the-scenes info about the script writing process of the […]


037 – Xtra Episode 2 – Space Quest Historian Podcast – S3E14

Time now for the second Xtra Episode of surplus material from season 3. More music talk from Brandon, James, and Ken — and Francisco and I talk about whether or not the plots of SQ3 and SQ4 make any sense. Further bonus: Me rambling like a lunatic because I thought I could wing the introduction […]


036 – Xtra Episode 1 – Space Quest Historian Podcast – S3E13

The 3rd season may have wrapped, but we still have some extra material for you hearty space janitors out there. In this episode, we continue the music talk with Brandon Blume, James Mulvale, and Ken Allen. We also delve into part 1 of an incendiary chat with game designer Francisco Gonzalez (Grundislav Games) on whether […]


035 – Antagonistic Avian Atrocities in Audio – Space Quest Historian Podcast – S3E12

The season finale is here! Gape in awe at CyberCedric’s first single with his black metal band Fjørfølsfimbul (download free at, hear Pete’s announcer finally lose his cool, and listen to 7 magnificent adventure game podcasters — Joe (Upper Memory Block), Ben and Francisco (Blue Cup Tools), Bianca and Brian (Square Waves FM), and […]


034 – Orbiting the Adventure Sun – Space Quest Historian Podcast – S3E11

The Historian revels in the peace and quiet that comes from having shipped CyberCedric off to his perceived black metal paradise of Nuvsvåg, Norway. An extended interview segment with games journalist and walking encyclopedia Richard Cobbett just makes it all the sweeter


033 – Eye Spy the End of an Era – Space Quest Historian Podcast – S3E10

CyberCedric delivers the best news ever (he’s moving to Norway), and “your music pal” Ken Allen has some great news for game music lovers: He’s giving away his remastered soundtrack to the games he worked on at Tsunami FOR FREE to listeners of this podcast. Not only that, but Dave Gilbert of Wadjet Eye Games […]


032 – Genesis of an Exodus – Space Quest Historian Podcast – S3E9

Cedric has a new calling in life and he’s not letting us hear the end of it. Thankfully, we have Serena Nelson and Jess Morrissette to keep us distracted, as well as Pete dealing with a VERY frustrated narrator. Not to mention a scintillating interview with horror master Agustín Cordes of Senscape, creator of Scratches, […]


031 – The Song of My People – Space Quest Historian Podcast – S3E8

As CyberCedric is off to broaden his musical horizons (which can only end badly), the Historian interviews avid adventure game player and fellow podcaster Robert Menes of the Nostalgia Roadtrip podcast ( about his favorite adventure games. Also on the show, more crowdfunding tips from Serena Nelson, and more music talk with Brandon Blume, Ken […]


030 – What Comes Around Goes Around Comes Around – Space Quest Historian Podcast – S3E7

The war is over and it’s back to making the people laugh and talk about adventure games again! Actually, there is a small amount of housekeeping to do, which you’ll hear at the end of the episode, once again featuring the brilliant guest voice of Josh Mandel as King Graham, and Ken Allen reprising HIS […]


029 – Tale of the Foe – Space Quest Historian Podcast – S3E6

With a full-scale war with CyberCedric going on, the Historian has retreated to moderate safety in his laundry room to conduct what might be the last episode of anything ever. That is, until a hero appears! There is, however, still time to interview Tracey McCabe, Dave McCabe and Paul Conway of Spooky Doorway, creators of […]


028 – The Horror Unfolds – Space Quest Historian Podcast – S3E5

It’s deceptively calm around the Historian this time. We’ve got your usual input from Serena Nelson, crowdfunding expert of the adventure game heroes (or is that crowdfunding hero of the adventure game experts?), and another trip down memory lane with Jess ‘DecafJedi’ Morrissette about the early days of the Virtual Broomcloset and Space Quest fandom […]


027 – The Linear Open World – Space Quest Historian Podcast – S3E4

Rumors of the Historian’s death were greatly exaggerated! After a brief unintentional hiatus, the show returns with more great crowdfunding tips from Serena Nelson, more music talk with Ken Allen, Brandon Blume and James Mulvale, and more nonsense from Pete Toleman, who talks about his experiences making talkie CD-ROM’s this time. With a special guest […]


026 – Fall of the Language Barrier – Space Quest Historian Podcast – S3E3

Things come to a head between the Historian and the scourge of his laptop, CyberCedric. But despite Cedric gaining new powers, there’s still time to walk down memory lane with Jess Morrissette, get more crowdfunding tips from Serena Nelson, and listen to how Pete Toleman made it big in Communist Germany. Tonight’s special guest is […]


025 – Fourth Wall Demolition- Space Quest Historian Podcast – S3E2

Join the Historian on a tale of horror and monsters as he interviews Li Boar of Stuck In Attic Games, creators of the hand-animated horror/comedy game Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure … and also listens to more of Pete’s toe-cringing memoirs. But it’s not all ghouls and nightmares. There’s also music talk with three heavy-weights of […]


024 – CyberShenanigans – Space Quest Historian Podcast – S3E1

The Space Quest Historian Podcast returns semi-triumphantly after a year of silence with a full third season of 12 episodes. In this first episode, the Historian tests his equipment to see what works (SteveBot and the Intergalactic HAM Radio), which leads to an unforeseen disastrous consequence. Also, Jess Morrissette and the Historian regales us with […]


023 – Xmas Special: Hard Puzzles – Space Quest Historian Podcast

This episode starts out with an immediate interruption by Chris Pope the SpacePope to bring you good tidings of great joy with how things are going on the SpaceVenture project. And it’s that time of the year — you all know what I’m talking about — the Space Quest Historian delves head-first into the pool of hard-ass, difficult-as-all-hell […]


022 – Toleman Awakens – Space Quest Historian Podcast

The Space Quest Historian’s laptop has gone down in mysterious circumstances. Luckily, Pete Toleman was in the right place at the right time to take the mic and start spewing forth about Troels’ predicament. In amongst well-wishes from Frederik Olsen, Professor Jess and Chris Pope, guest producer Darren managed to keep Pete in check long […]


021 – Death In Space – Space Quest Historian Podcast

It’s that time of year again: the time for fastidious contemplation of our mortality and– nah, just kidding. It’s Halloween. So the topic for this podcast is DEATH. And who better to help us out than Liz “Jeysie” Calkins, proprietor of the Many Deaths Of Roger Wilco website! Also on the program is an interview […]


020 – Bea Vs. Stellar- Space Quest Historian Podcast

Step into your careful boots and take a trepidatious trip into one of the most controversial topics of Space Quest fandom: Beatrice vs. Stellar? Which of Roger’s love interests do you prefer? We get to hear the true origins of Stellar’s character from Space Quest 6 designer Josh Mandel, as well as listener emails and […]