MUP Ep 234 – The Hosts of Horror

This episode, Keepers Murph, Dave, & Bridgett discuss the definition of horror, what type of horror appeals to us… and then we kinda started rambling about our most influential or memorable horror films and novels. Get your pens ready!

Campus Crier

The Campus Crier is where we keep all the mythos related news and info for the podcast, this episode was recorded on September 13, 2021. 

The Miskatonic Repository Con is shaping up beautifully! At the time of recording, there are over 37 events listed and 3 panels with some of the heaviest hitting and insightful professionals in the industry to include Mike Mason, Lynne Hardy, Oscar Rios, Sean Branney, Helen Gould, Michael Fryda, all of your friendly neighborhood Chaosium Community Ambassadors, and more! You can check out the facebook page or we’ll include the Table Top Events scheduler in the show notes! GM Submissions will have ended by the time of release, but Player Sign Ups start on September 17th! 

Free League Publishing released award-winning RPGs Vaesen – Nordic Horror Roleplaying and Symbaroum on Foundry VTT. All the released game modules on Foundry are fully integrated with the VTT platform with online maps and diagrams, player handouts ready to share, and more.

The Discord Plug

We have our MUP Discord and we are all there! We invite all of our listeners to come and enjoy the community of horror gaming and cute pet pics.

A special shout out to Porgy, the gorgeous border collie of one of our new Discord followers, OberonViking.

MU Discord server invite link: 

And thank you beaucoup to Murph for editing this episode.

Patreon Plug

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Main Topic — What Does Horror Mean To You?