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Miskatonic University Podcast | Interviews, actual play, and discussion about Call of Cthulhu and other horror and Lovecraft

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The Miskatonic University podcast is all about the Call of Cthulhu roleplaying game published by Chaosium, Inc. We will cover the rules, roleplaying in the different settings the game can take place in, and GMing techniques to help bring your story to life.

The Miskatonic University podcast is all about the Call of Cthulhu roleplaying game published by Chaosium, Inc. We will cover the rules, roleplaying in the different settings the game can take place in, and GMing techniques to help bring your story to life.
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The Miskatonic University podcast is all about the Call of Cthulhu roleplaying game published by Chaosium, Inc. We will cover the rules, roleplaying in the different settings the game can take place in, and GMing techniques to help bring your story to life.

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English


Episodes

MUP Episode 169 – Scum and Villainy

3/18/2019
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This episode we’re gonna be baaaaad! Jon, Murph, and Chad workshop how to make good bad guys. This episode was recorded on March 14, 2019. We want to hear from you! By email: mup.feedback@gmail.com By phone: (401) 400-0MUP (0687) By Twitter: @MU_Podcast By Speakpipe: (Click the floating tab on the far right of this page) On our […] The post MUP Episode 169 – Scum and Villainy appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:01:25:51

MUP Episode 168 – Dark Projects and Golden Ages with Oscar Rios

3/11/2019
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This episode, Chad, Jon and Murph talk with Oscar Rios of Golden Goblin Press about a Kickstarter project that’s about to launch (check this space in a few days after the episode launches). And we also talk about a couple of episodes of a weird/horror/drama podcast that Oscar suggested, called Archive 81, and ways to […] The post MUP Episode 168 – Dark Projects and Golden Ages with Oscar Rios appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:01:23:50

MUP Episode 167 – Do Not Abide Slugs, Mr. Mason

2/25/2019
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This episode, Chad, Jon and Murph get Chaosium’s Call of Cthulhu line editor, Mike Mason, on the horn to talk about some projects in the pipeline – and sundry “burning questions” from the hosts. The interview potion of the episode was recorded on February 10, and then Chad and Jon recorded the Crier on February […] The post MUP Episode 167 – Do Not Abide Slugs, Mr. Mason appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:01:50:44

MU Podcast Episode 166 – Ghosts of the Present

2/11/2019
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This episode, Jon and Chad catch up on some news and then discuss a few modern-day fears that we can build game ideas from. This episode was recorded on February 2, 2019. We want to hear from you! By email: mup.feedback@gmail.com By phone: (401) 400-0MUP (0687) By Twitter: @MU_Podcast By Speakpipe: (Click the floating tab […] The post MU Podcast Episode 166 – Ghosts of the Present appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:00:56:14

MUP Episode 165 – Rethinking Cosmic Horror With Sam Riordan

1/28/2019
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This episode, Sam Riordan of MetaArcade joins Jon, Chad and Murph for a discussion about the interactive storytelling game Cthulhu Chronicles, as well as new angles on cosmic horror. And we’re happy to announce that this episode is sponsored by Squamous Studios, and we’ll have some more to say about that in a little bit. […] The post MUP Episode 165 – Rethinking Cosmic Horror With Sam Riordan appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:01:19:36

MUP Episode 164 – Hello the Edge of Darkness My Old Friend

1/14/2019
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This episode, all four hosts are back together to delve back into scenario analysis with a classic, The Edge of Darkness! This episode was recorded on January 3, 2019. We want to hear from you! By email: mup.feedback@gmail.com By phone: (401) 400-0MUP (0687) By Twitter: @MU_Podcast By Speakpipe: (Click the floating tab on the far […] The post MUP Episode 164 – Hello the Edge of Darkness My Old Friend appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:01:50:02

MUP Episode 163 – Crack’d and Crook’d and Spoil’d

12/30/2018
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This episode, all four hosts (welcome back, Dan!) gather for a spoiler-filled discussion of the classic scenario by Mark Morrison called “Crack’d and Crook’d Manse.” This episode was recorded on December 20, 2018. We want to hear from you! By email: mup.feedback@gmail.com By phone: (401) 400-0MUP (0687) By Twitter: @MU_Podcast By Speakpipe: (Click the floating […] The post MUP Episode 163 – Crack’d and Crook’d and Spoil’d appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:02:19:21

Glimpses into the Empire – LIVE!

12/28/2018
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This special bonus piece is a live show presented by Oscarius Tabularis, recorded live at the CarnageCon convention in Killington, Vermont on November 2, 2018. It includes several previously We hope you enjoy this year-end audio treat! The post Glimpses into the Empire – LIVE! appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:00:28:43

MUP Episode 162 – Plumbing the Magic Depths

12/17/2018
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This episode, Jon, Murph and Chad delve into the depths of Deeper Magic! This episode was recorded on December 6, 2018. We want to hear from you! By email: mup.feedback@gmail.com By phone: (401) 400-0MUP (0687) By Twitter: @MU_Podcast By Speakpipe: (Click the floating tab on the far right of this page) On our forum: mu-podcast.com/campus. […] The post MUP Episode 162 – Plumbing the Magic Depths appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:01:09:31

MUP Episode 161 – Investigators From Away

12/4/2018
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This episode, Chad and Jon join Edwin, one of our fastidious audio editors and a podcaster in his own right, to talk about player-characters in horror games, who they usually are, how we might rethink the casting, and the whole “outsider” nature of protagonists in horror. This episode was recorded on November 16, 2018. We […] The post MUP Episode 161 – Investigators From Away appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:01:10:46

MUP Episode 160 – Wordplay, Hypergraphia and Logorrhea

11/19/2018
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This episode, Dan and Chad join guests Badger McGinnes and Editor Sean to talk about Issue 1 of the horror gaming zine Hypergraphia, which has an overarching theme of language, words and books in horror gaming. This episode was recorded on November 9, 2018. We want to hear from you! By email: mup.feedback@gmail.com By phone: […] The post MUP Episode 160 – Wordplay, Hypergraphia and Logorrhea appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:01:32:08

MUP Episode 159 – Spin the Globe Again

11/4/2018
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This episode, Murph and Jon go back to the mixing cauldron to pair locations with monsters again! This episode was recorded on October 25, 2018. We want to hear from you! By email: mup.feedback@gmail.com By phone: (401) 400-0MUP (0687) By Twitter: @MU_Podcast By Speakpipe: (Click the floating tab on the far right of this page) […] The post MUP Episode 159 – Spin the Globe Again appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:01:03:12

MUP Episode 158 – Your Feet Are in The Past, My Friends

10/22/2018
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This episode, Murph, Chad and Jon concoct and stew over a few of our own new Great Old Ones. This episode was recorded on October 15, 2018. We want to hear from you! By email: mup.feedback@gmail.com By phone: (401) 400-0MUP (0687) By Twitter: @MU_Podcast By Speakpipe: (Click the floating tab on the far right of […] The post MUP Episode 158 – Your Feet Are in The Past, My Friends appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:01:25:48

Tributes to Greg Stafford

10/16/2018
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Many in this community have heard news that Chaosium founder Greg Stafford passed away on October 11 at the age of 70. He founded the company in 1975, and was also designer for Pendragon, co-designer of RuneQuest, Ghostbusters, Prince Valiant and HeroQuest, as well as founding Chaosium and Issaries. Our thoughts and condolences go out […] The post Tributes to Greg Stafford appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:00:12:22

MUP Episode 157 – That Old Timey Science

10/8/2018
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In this episode, all four hosts gather to discuss classic vintage sci-fi and how to add an infusion of Mythos. This episode was recorded on September 27, 2018. Campus Crier Cthulhu Chronicles is now available on Android – Cthulhu Chronicles brings the terror and thrill of Chaosium’s award-winning role-playing game Call of Cthulhu to life […] The post MUP Episode 157 – That Old Timey Science appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:01:26:51

MUP Episode 156 – In Sickness and in Health

9/25/2018
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In this episode, Jon, Dan and Chad talk about the horrors of plagues and pandemics to inspire game ideas! Please note that the Crier is a little short and hastily put together this week, and we know we’ve missed big news items. This episode was recorded on September 13, 2018. We want to hear from you! […] The post MUP Episode 156 – In Sickness and in Health appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:01:47:23

Chaosium’s ‘Cool of Cthulhu’ GenCon 2018 Panel

9/17/2018
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This is Chaosium’s GenCon 2018 panel, “Cool of Cthulhu,” recorded on Saturday, August 4. The panelists were: James Lowder Mike Mason Paul Fricker Chris Spivey Sam Riordan The moderator was Michael O’Brien (a.k.a MOB). The post Chaosium’s ‘Cool of Cthulhu’ GenCon 2018 Panel appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:00:51:59

MUP Episode 155 – Where Are We and What Is That?

9/10/2018
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This episode, Murph, Jon and Chad put peanut butter into the chocolate as we mix together random monsters and random global coordinates. This episode was recorded on August 30, 2018. We want to hear from you! By email: mup.feedback@gmail.com By phone: (401) 400-0MUP (0687) By Twitter: @MU_Podcast By Speakpipe: (Click the floating tab on the […] The post MUP Episode 155 – Where Are We and What Is That? appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:01:19:07

MUP Episode 154 – The Long and the Short of the Con

8/27/2018
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We want to hear from you! By email: mup.feedback@gmail.com By phone: (401) 400-0MUP (0687) By Twitter: @MU_Podcast By Speakpipe: (Click the floating tab on the far right of this page) On our forum: mu-podcast.com/campus. Like what you hear? Please become a Patron! >> mu-podcast.com/patron << This episode, Dan and Chad talk about their experiences at […] The post MUP Episode 154 – The Long and the Short of the Con appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:01:21:24

MUP Episode 153 – Jon and Murph Go ‘Off Topic’

8/13/2018
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In this episode – honestly I have no idea. This is Keeper Chad. Or right…MUP won an ENnie! Go Pods! A big thank you to all who voted. While Dan and I were in Indy…Jon an Murph were minding the store and… [FYI, this one is explicit af.] The post MUP Episode 153 – Jon and Murph Go ‘Off Topic’ appeared first on Miskatonic University Podcast.

Duration:01:15:23