Episode 88: They Came from Within the Podcast!
In which we do a deep dive (get it?) into They Came from Beneath the Sea! (TCfBtS!) with developer Matthew Dawkins.
* A Dickensian derailment!
* About the meta-elements in TCfBtS!
* Connecting it to MST3K
* How Matthew came to make this game
* How the tone of the game shifted over its development
* Larry Blamire and meta horror movies
* A bit about the fiction in TCfBtS! (Dixie helped!)
* Some thoughts on the humor and inclusivity of TCfBtS!
* A bit on cult movies
* A Twilight digression
* Putting TCfBtS! into Storypath
* Mechanics discussion
* Various ways to run TCfBtS!
* A bit on They Came from Beyond the Grave!
* Matthew talks about the Midwinter TCfBtS! session (Hi, Gehenna Gaming crew!)
* Types of characters you can play/crossover possibilities
They Came from Beneath the Sea!: https://they-came-from-beneath-the-sea.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders
Don't Hug Me I'm Scared (CW: all sorts of weird shit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9C_HReR_McQ)
All Flesh Must Be Eaten: https://www.edenstudios.net/allflesh.html
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garth_Marenghi%27s_Darkplace
X-COM: Terror from the Deep: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X-COM:_Terror_from_the_Deep
Phoenix Dawn Command: https://www.phoenixdawncommand.com/
Men in Black: The Roleplaying Game: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Men_in_Black:_The_Roleplaying_Game
Trail of the Screaming Forehead: https://www.shudder.com/movies/watch/trail-of-the-screaming-forehead/2228147
The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lost_Skeleton_of_Cadavra
Twilight Article Dixie mentioned: https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/twilight-isnt-the-worst-film-ever-made-youre-just-sexist
Red Moon Roleplaying: https://www.redmoonroleplaying.com/
The Room: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Room_(film)
Gehenna Gaming: https://www.gehennagaming.com/
TCfBtS! Movie Trailer: https://youtu.be/kxLydk4t76s
TCfBtS! Actual Play: https://youtu.be/DlcvFpWKH6Y
Onyx Path Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/theonyxpath
Onyx Path Discord: https://discord.gg/5uckcBk
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