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Games. Culture. Dragons!

Games. Culture. Dragons!

Location:

United States

Description:

Games. Culture. Dragons!

Twitter:

@ultimacodex

Language:

English


Episodes

Yeah, It’s About Blizzard

9/10/2021
Well, it’s sort of about Blizzard. And Origin. And some games. And there are some technical difficulties. Subscribe on Anchor | Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on Spotify | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Android Podcast Topic(s) Oh my gosh, yes! We’re still alive! Though not really the planned topic — well, not WtF Dragon’s planned topic — much of the discussion in this episode surrounds the recent controversies and allegations that...

Duration:01:09:53

Redux: Ultima 5 & The Fall of Astaroth

7/18/2021
Two throwbacks for the price of one! This is a remix of two now-ancient (you can tell by the audio quality!) episodes of the podcast: Episode 5 (a discussion about — what else? — Ultima 5) and Episode 9 (a dramatic reading by Linguistic Dragon of a piece of fan fiction of his own creation, The Fall of Astaroth). Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on Discord Full show notes at spamspamspamhumbug.com. --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:01:18:49

A Night at the Museum

7/2/2021
Joe Garrity returns to the podcast, bringing us treasures from the Origin Museum. Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on Discord Full show notes at spamspamspamhumbug.com. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ssshpodcast/message

Duration:01:45:06

Through the Moongate - The Difficult Chronology of the Dawn of CRPGs

6/17/2021
Spam Spam Spam Humbug will be, for the next several weeks, doing a complete read-through of Andrea Contato’s Through the Moongate. Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on Discord Full show notes at spamspamspamhumbug.com. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ssshpodcast/message

Duration:00:14:21

Byte-Sized Virtue - Sacrifice is Voluntary

5/21/2021
Let’s take a look at some of the questions posed by the Gypsy in the character creation sequences of various Ultima games. Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on Discord Full show notes at spamspamspamhumbug.com. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ssshpodcast/message

Duration:00:15:10

Byte-Sized Virtue - Orders Validly Given

5/15/2021
Let’s take a look at some of the questions posed by the Gypsy in the character creation sequences of various Ultima games. Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on Discord Full show notes at spamspamspamhumbug.com. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ssshpodcast/message

Duration:00:19:05

Byte-Sized Virtue - That’s Vengeance, My Friend

5/7/2021
Let’s take a look at some of the questions posed by the Gypsy in the character creation sequences of various Ultima games. Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on Discord Full show notes at spamspamspamhumbug.com. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ssshpodcast/message

Duration:00:26:10

Byte-Sized Virtue - Both a Verb and a Noun

4/27/2021
Let’s take a look at some of the questions posed by the Gypsy in the character creation sequences of various Ultima games. Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on Discord Full show notes at spamspamspamhumbug.com. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ssshpodcast/message

Duration:00:15:49

Escort Missions Suck (Mostly)

4/16/2021
Also some stuff about MMOs, Outriders, and cheating in X-Wing. Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on Discord Full show notes at spamspamspamhumbug.com. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ssshpodcast/message

Duration:05:16:52

Everything is Broken

3/19/2021
We’ve gotten rusty at this. Far, far too rusty. Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on Discord Full show notes at spamspamspamhumbug.com. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ssshpodcast/message

Duration:01:25:08

Through the Moongate - Creative Anachronism

3/5/2021
Spam Spam Spam Humbug will be, for the next several weeks, doing a complete read-through of Andrea Contato’s Through the Moongate. This week covers Richard Garriott’s involvement with the Society for Creative Anachronism and some of the other influential members of the group in the Austin area; a few well-known Ultima personalities show up in this one! The development of Ultima 1 is also covered. Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on...

Duration:00:36:17

Through the Moongate - Akalabeth: World of Doom

2/20/2021
Spam Spam Spam Humbug will be, for the next several weeks, doing a complete read-through of Andrea Contato’s Through the Moongate. This week covers the release(s) of Akalabeth: World of Doom and its impact on the gaming market in its day, especially compared to its most direct competitor: Temple of Apshai. Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on Discord Full show notes at spamspamspamhumbug.com. --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:19:17

Not Looking for Group

2/5/2021
Quest chains and narrative storylines are commonplace in MMORPGs now, but do the inclusion of these elements break the group play experience? Also, Shroud of the Avatar is slated, possibly, for launch this March. Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on Discord Full show notes at spamspamspamhumbug.com. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ssshpodcast/message

Duration:01:11:54

Through the Moongate - Whiz Kids

1/22/2021
Spam Spam Spam Humbug will be, for the next several weeks, doing a complete read-through of Andrea Contato’s “Through the Moongate”. This week covers the third chapter of the book, which details Garriott’s porting of DND28 to Applesoft BASIC, his exposure to several other notable computer games of the late 1970s and inspiration he drew therefrom, and the eventual release of Akalabeth: World of Doom.. Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on...

Duration:00:28:39

Byte-Sized Virtue - Water is Always Needed

12/24/2020
Winter, summer, hot, cold...everyone who is out in the elements will benefit from a drink of water. Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on Discord Full show notes at spamspamspamhumbug.com. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ssshpodcast/message

Duration:00:14:07

“Nox Archaist”, Five Years in the Making

12/16/2020
A game of chess against the computer. Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on Discord Full show notes at spamspamspamhumbug.com. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ssshpodcast/message

Duration:01:10:13

Byte-Sized Virtue - Preparing for Virtue

12/11/2020
In which we explore the idea of what a virtue is, and how we can better practice our virtues. Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on Discord Full show notes at spamspamspamhumbug.com. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ssshpodcast/message

Duration:00:16:23

Through the Moongate - D&D in the Shadow of the Space Center

12/4/2020
Spam Spam Spam Humbug will be, for the next several weeks, doing a complete read-through of Andrea Contato’s “Through the Moongate”. Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on Discord Full show notes at spamspamspamhumbug.com. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ssshpodcast/message

Duration:00:34:04

Through the Moongate - Introduction

11/20/2020
Spam Spam Spam Humbug will be, for the next several weeks, doing a complete read-through of Andrea Contato’s “Through the Moongate”. Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on Discord Full show notes at spamspamspamhumbug.com. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ssshpodcast/message

Duration:00:07:21

Mostly Apolitical

11/6/2020
Fun discussion about things that mostly aren’t contentious. Because sometimes, escapism is just that...and, necessary. Subscribe: Anchor | iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Join Us on Discord Full show notes at spamspamspamhumbug.com. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ssshpodcast/message

Duration:02:00:39