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MUP 079 – They Did the Monster Mash

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MUP_079-They_Did_the_Monster_Mash-800In this episode, Dan, Jon and Chad dive into some Mythos mash-em-ups by picking three creatures and riffing on gameable combinations between them. It’s like jazz, but with monsters. This episode was recorded on May 17th, 2015.

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I’m doing a Call of Cthulhu seminar on 2015/07/30 04:00 PM in Pennsylvania Stn A, Crowne Plaza. Event: SEM1567753
I and Sandy, amongst others will be on the big Cthulhu panel – Cthulhu All-Stars – at 12pm Saturday in the Paizo seminar room, #203.
We’ve also got Chad Bowser, Paul Fricker, Matt Sanderson, plus possible other authors who will be around the Chaosium booth over the show.

[Dan may have solved the connection between Paizo and Cthulhu. The Pathfinder Bestiary 4 has the Big C himself on the cover!]

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Each host picked a creature, Mythos or otherwise, to add to a monster stew and see what might emerge from combination between them.

Chad’s pick: The Crawling Ones, originally spawned from HPL’s The Festival.

70s B-movie vermin flick Squirm — (a trailer of this masterpiece can be seen here)
Another one called Bug –(See the trailer here)

Dan’s pick: Mummies
The Mummy 1932
The Mummy 1999

Bog Bodies
Kreepen Man
The Serbonian Bog

Monster Island – a series of books by David Wellington.
Mellified Man
HPLHS product: mummy dust.

Jon’s pick: The Servants of Gla’aki
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