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The House On Hook Street: Part 18

The House On Hook Street: Part 18

December 13, 2019

Camille, Gwenna, and Morrow descend into the Brotherhood of the Spider's inner sanctum to confront its leader. What awaits them in the submerged temple below the House on Hook Street?

Voices from the Void 007

Voices from the Void 007

December 11, 2019

The crew gets the rundown on a massive job with an even more massive payout, but it's going to be risky. Will the Astro Lemon's first gig with new crew member Alys be a bust, or just the break they need?

The House On Hook Street: Part 17

The House On Hook Street: Part 17

December 6, 2019

The Cult Crushers discover more of the Brotherhood of the Spider's atrocities as they stumble into the cult's inner sanctum and Shiver lab. Will the horrors they find there be too much for Camille, Gwenna, and Morrow?

Voices from the Void 006

Voices from the Void 006

December 4, 2019

Narrowly escaping a terrifying standoff with Kuronuma Station gangsters, Alys and the Astro Lemon crew reconsider their arrangement. With a lucrative job opportunity waiting in the wings, can the runaway pop idol and Captain Vega's misfit crew make peace?

The House On Hook Street: Part 16

The House On Hook Street: Part 16

November 29, 2019

The Cult Crushers continue to grind their way through the House on Hook Street, but this eerie old Manor has guardians and secrets aplenty. Worse, its master is watching their every move from the Dreaming, and he has taken quite the interest in our heroes...

Voices from the Void 005

Voices from the Void 005

November 27, 2019

Alys jumps from the frying pan into the fire as she attempts to escape from the crew of the Astro Lemon, but Kuronuma Station's mean streets might just put a swift end to her newfound freedom.

The House On Hook Street: Part 15

The House On Hook Street: Part 15

November 22, 2019

The Cult Crushers face fierce opposition as soon as they enter the House on Hook Street, but it's not just the Brotherhood of the Spider they must contend with. A sinister- and familiar- ally of the cult makes her presence known as Camille, Gwenna, and Morrow plunge further into the depths of Caligaro Manor.

Voices from the Void 004

Voices from the Void 004

November 20, 2019

The Astro Lemon finally arrives at its destination: Kuronuma Station. Will this bustling space station provide sanctuary for our heroes, or are they dropping into another hot pot of drama and danger?

The House On Hook Street: Part 14

The House On Hook Street: Part 14

November 15, 2019

After a shocking reveal about Camille's mother, the Cult Crushers are finally ready to make their way into the House on Hook Street- but are they walking into yet another trap?

Voices from the Void 003

Voices from the Void 003

November 13, 2019

The crew of the Astro Lemon have earned themselves a brief respite after their daring getaway, but there's no shortage of drama as they get to know their prickly new passenger.

Voices from the Void 002

Voices from the Void 002

November 13, 2019

Alys and the crew of the Astro Lemon are moments away from escaping Malna II, but their pursuers have one last surprise in store before they can jump to Voidspace.

Voices from the Void 001

Voices from the Void 001

November 13, 2019

"Voices from the Void" begins as a runaway pop idol hires an outlaw starship crew to fly her offworld on a hurry- but someone out there doesn't want the show to go on without her.

The House On Hook Street: Part 13

The House On Hook Street: Part 13

November 6, 2019

As the next phase of their investigation into the Nightmare Plague begins, the Cult Crushers commune with the powerful psychic Madame Carrington, who may hold the key to Ashwall's salvation.

The House On Hook Street: Part 12

The House On Hook Street: Part 12

October 30, 2019

A day off from the Nightmare Plague investigation proves anything but peaceful for the Cult Crushers as strange events and unexpected encounters promise to complicate their life.

The House On Hook Street: Part 11

The House On Hook Street: Part 11

October 23, 2019

The battle with Greeley may be over and the Cult Crushers victorious, but the Brotherhood of the Spider is far from finished. Can the slain deacon's head hold the answers that might finally unravel the mysteries of the Nightmare Plague?

Gallery of Evil: Part 9

Gallery of Evil: Part 9

October 18, 2019

Hale and Flamel finally corner the sorcerous painter Gauthfallow, but before they can close the case for good, they must overcome his formidable magic! But even if they succeed at bringing this killer to justice, can Evelyn and Matilda's friendship withstand the dark revelations this case has dragged to the surface?

The House On Hook Street: Part 10

The House On Hook Street: Part 10

October 16, 2019

The Cult Crushers close in on Greeley, the man behind the ambush, the bounty, and the Shiver trade in Ashwall. Can they settle the score with this deacon of the Brotherhood and uncover his sinister secrets?

Gallery Of Evil: Part 8

Gallery Of Evil: Part 8

October 11, 2019

As Hale and Flamel close in on the sinister painter Gauthfallow, his minions and allies take their toll on our heroines. However, as the mysterious Id Portrait's powers are revealed to them, do our favorite investigators finally have the advantage over the murderous artist?

The House On Hook Street: Part 9

The House On Hook Street: Part 9

October 9, 2019

Still reeling from the Brotherhood of the Spider's deadly ambush, the Cult Crushers reach the sickening realization that their friends and comrades are in danger. With a bounty hanging over their heads, can Camille, Gwenna, and Morrow protect their allies- or themselves?

Gallery Of Evil: Part 7

Gallery Of Evil: Part 7

October 4, 2019

Hale and Flamel find themselves contending with Gauthfallow's painted doubles- of himself as well as our heroines- as they draw ever closer to finding the elusive mastermind. Will these dark reflections of themselves prove too bitter a pill for our investigators to swallow?

The House On Hook Street: Part 8

The House On Hook Street: Part 8

October 2, 2019

The Cult Crushers' investigation turns deadly when the Brotherhood of the Spider launches an elaborate ambush. Between the raging storm, an angry mob, elementals, and a powerful demon, can our heroes possibly survive?

Gallery Of Evil: Part 6

Gallery Of Evil: Part 6

September 27, 2019

Hale and Flamel continue their hunt for the mad painter of Gauthfallow Manor, but his creations won't give him up without a fight! Can they keep their heads long enough to discover how Gauthfallow breathed life into his creations, and more importantly, how to stop them?

The House On Hook Street: Part 7

The House On Hook Street: Part 7

September 25, 2019

A day of rest and reflection for the Cult Crushers gets complicated as their personal feelings come bubbling up to the surface. But the Brotherhood of the Spider has no intention of waiting for our heroes to sort themselves out... when they resume their investigation, will Camille, Gwenna, and Morrow walk straight into a trap?

Gallery Of Evil: Part 5

Gallery Of Evil: Part 5

September 20, 2019

Hale and Flamel have their suspect in the case of the killer paintings- a disgraced artist named Gauthfallow. As they make their way toward Gauthfallow Manor to confront the villain, what strange and terrible painted horrors will our favorite occult investigators meet?

The House On Hook Street: Part 6

The House On Hook Street: Part 6

September 18, 2019

After a shocking attack on their own home, the Cult Crushers are left rattled- but the investigation must go on, as new leads might just point the way toward the leader of the Brotherhood of the Spider's deadly drug ring.

Gallery of Evil: Part 4

Gallery of Evil: Part 4

September 13, 2019

Hale and Flamel find themselves trapped inside a horrific painted world filled with monsters. Can they fight their way out of this hellscape, or will the shapechanging terrors within be the doom of our favorite occult investigators?

The House on Hook Street: Part 5

The House on Hook Street: Part 5

September 11, 2019

The Cult Crushers' investigation reaches a deadly juncture as the veil between the waking world and the Dreaming continues to unravel. Camille, Gwenna, and Morrow have tracked down Frell Tann's friends in Fever Dream Alley, but have they fallen into the enemy's web?

Gallery of Evil: Part 3

Gallery of Evil: Part 3

September 6, 2019

Hale and Flamel have their hands full- after talking their way out of a hostile crowd at Belfor's manor, they must get back on the trail of the Well-Dressed Gentleman and hopefully intercept him before the enchanted paintings claim any more victims. But how does Evelyn's old friend Nyx fit into all this?

The House On Hook Street: Part 4

The House On Hook Street: Part 4

September 4, 2019

The Cult Crushers head into Ashwall's seedy underbelly to investigate the ties between Frell Tann's death, the Shiver drug trade, and the Brotherhood of the Spider... but a promising lead soon draws our heroes into the web of a terrifying living nightmare!

The House On Hook Street: Part 3

The House On Hook Street: Part 3

August 28, 2019

Camille, Gwenna, Morrow, and friends find themselves officially commissioned to investigate the origins of the Nightmare Plague by a shady city official. As they begin their investigation into the strange events in Ashwall and their connection to the drug called Shiver, will they fall prey themselves to this dream-haunting evil?

Gallery Of Evil: Part 2

Gallery Of Evil: Part 2

August 23, 2019

Hale and Flamel have a bizarre crime scene on their hands, but even worse, it appears there are more targets on the killer's hit list! Can they stop the second enchanted painting from being revealed before it's too late?

The House On Hook Street: Part 2

The House On Hook Street: Part 2

August 21, 2019

The House on Hook Street continues! The Cult Crushers look to recover from their recent trauma by unwinding at a local music festival. While feelings bubble up to the surface and bonds deepen, a terrible new menace creeps closer...

Gallery Of Evil: Part 1

Gallery Of Evil: Part 1

August 16, 2019

Occult investigators Evelyn Hale and Matilda Flamel return in "Gallery of Evil!" An innocent invitation from a friend inadvertantly leads our heroines into a sinister ambush by bizarre abberations. Who has summoned these tentacled horrors, and can Hale and Flamel survive long enough to find out?

The House On Hook Street: Part 1

The House On Hook Street: Part 1

August 14, 2019

The Cult Crushers are back for their third adventure: The House on Hook Street! Returning to Terminas after their adventure in Carrion Hill, Camille, Gwenna, and Morrow deal with the fallout from the battle against the Spawn of Yog-sothoth. With a second demigod slain by their hands, and with each of them undergoing their own personal transformations, what could possibly be waiting for the Cult Crushers back home?

City of Shadows Recap

City of Shadows Recap

July 31, 2019

The Sword of Nerdom crew assembles for a roundtable reflection on the completed City of Shadows campaign, as well as discussing what's next for the podcast.

Episode 123: Beyond The Death

Episode 123: Beyond The Death

July 24, 2019

After two years and over 120 episodes, the City of Shadows campaign comes to its dramatic conclusion. Melinda is defeated and the Silver Light has been extinguished, but the Swords of Strova seem to have paid the ultimate price to secure the future of their world. Now, as the dust settles, will Strova at last become the City of Light our heroes dreamed of?

Episode 122: From Strova With Love

Episode 122: From Strova With Love

July 17, 2019

This is it, listeners! In the penultimate episode of "City of Shadows," the final battle between the Swords of Strova and their final opponent, the divine shard dragon Melinda, begins! As our heroes struggle against the most powerful foe they have ever faced, the Silver Light looms ever nearer. As blood spills and the Crystal Cathedral shatters around them, Rozina, Tizi, Tristan, and Murtaugh must make a decision that will shape the future of the world.

Carrion Hill: Part 12

Carrion Hill: Part 12

July 12, 2019

"Carrion Hill" reaches its thrilling conclusion as Camille, Gwenna, and Morrow finally confront the enigmatic final Keeper, Waldur Crove- but with the Spawn of Yog-sothoth hot on their trail, is there any hope for the Cult Crushers to make it out alive?

Episode 121: Nobody’s Home

Episode 121: Nobody’s Home

July 10, 2019

And now, for something a little different! Before the Swords of Strova's final battle against their ultimate foe can begin, we turn our gaze back to the city they left behind. The players step into the roles of their favorite NPC companions as Melinda's loyal Correctors lay siege to Nikolov Manor. Will any of our heroes' friends and family be left standing when- or if- the Swords of Strova return home?

Episode 120: Stab the System

Episode 120: Stab the System

July 3, 2019

Our heroes have arrived at the top of the Crystal Cathedral and come face to face with the Silver Light itself. But as the Swords of Strova do battle against the Cathedral's final security measures, Melinda, Johann, and Erebus close in on them, each with their own plans for the Light. The final battle of the "City of Shadows" campaign begins!

Carrion Hill: Part 11

Carrion Hill: Part 11

June 28, 2019

With the Spawn of Yog-Sothoth hot on their trail and the final Keeper almost within their grasp, the Cult Crushers near the end of their quest... but the horrors of the Crove Asylum might just drive our heroes insane in the process!

Episode 119: Is This Jelly?

Episode 119: Is This Jelly?

June 26, 2019

Our heroes ascend the Crystal Cathedral's upper levels, learning the shocking secrets of the Silver Light and the truth behind its relationship to the Amaranthi. However, before they can judge whether or not to sever their world's connection to the light, they must get past the Cathedral's deadly security systems.

Episode 118: Crystal Haunted House

Episode 118: Crystal Haunted House

June 19, 2019

The Swords of Strova head into the Crystal Cathedral in search of the truth about the Silver Light, but the dark secrets of Amaranthe held within might just be the end of them all.

Carrion Hill: Part 10

Carrion Hill: Part 10

June 14, 2019

With one Keeper dead and another in their custody, the Cult Crushers have only one to go: Waldur Crove, a man thought long dead. But to find him, Camille, Gwenna, and Morrow must venture into the Carrion Hill Asylum, a place more disturbing than anything they have ever faced before...

Episode 117: Fish Feet

Episode 117: Fish Feet

June 12, 2019

The Swords of Strova finally find themselves in the legendary lost city of Amaranthe, and a strange host offers to guide them through its crystalline streets.  What answers will this ancient metropolis hold for our heroes?

Episode 116: Thanks, I Hate It

Episode 116: Thanks, I Hate It

June 5, 2019

Following a curious encounter with an otherworldly being, our heroes continue their perilous trek through the Graavos Mountains toward St. Astor's tomb- but with their enemies watching their every move, only a risky act of sabotage might give them a chance to find it first!

Carrion Hill: Part 9

Carrion Hill: Part 9

May 31, 2019

Things go south quickly for the Cult Crushers as they uncover the dirty secrets of the Myre Middenstone Company and its mysterious owner. Can Camille, Gwenna, and Morrow finish off Keeper Myre before the Spawn of Yog-Sothoth arrives to consume his soul?

Episode 115: Welcome To The Jam

Episode 115: Welcome To The Jam

May 29, 2019
The final story arc of "City of Shadows" begins as the Swords of Strova and their untrustworthy new traveling companions journey into the Graavos mountains in search of Lost Amaranthe, braving perilous cliffs, brutal weather, and the possibility of betrayal at every turn.
 
Episode 114: Go Forth & Eat Potatoes

Episode 114: Go Forth & Eat Potatoes

May 22, 2019

The final chapter of the "City of Shadows" campaign begins as the Swords of Strova join Bishop Johann Frain and his inner circle on an expedition into the northern mountains in search of the divine. Is this their final goodbye to Strova?

Carrion Hill: Part 8

Carrion Hill: Part 8

May 17, 2019

The Cult Crushers have defeated Arlend Hyve, first of the surviving Keepers... but what will they do with him? Moreover, with time ticking down until the Carrion Hill Horror surfaces again, will they be able to hunt down Hyve's peers?

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