This month’s Patreon-only podcast is special in more ways than one: It’s a Halloween companion piece to the awesome Patron-submission show that the community helped create, but it’s also the first “traditional” episode to be uploaded publicly! Embassy Exclusive is a bonus podcast that’s normally only offered to our VGMissary-tier ($3/mo) patrons and above, but as a special trick-and-treat, everyone gets to listen in on this one!
Our topics this month all revolve around the spirit of the season. Todd asks if we’ve ever been legitimately scared playing a video game. Joe leads a lengthy and patron-fueled discussion on violence and gore in games. Lastly, Ed shares a *very* creepy story about an experience playing Silent Hill and wonders if similar things have happened to anyone else. As usual, the topics are accompanied by a healthy dose of humor, fun, and some great music!
A huge thank you to Indira J (The Misadventures of Buddy and Friend, Sacrimony) for the amazing VGMbassy artwork and design, and to Trevin Hughes (aka chiptune composer Jredd) for the podcast theme song!
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Thanks to our supporting Patreon patrons, who help make this show possible: Mike Stark, Muddle MADness, Ryan Steel, Bedroth, Chris Murray, Cameron Chiles, Michael Bridgewater, Chris Myers, Donovan Orofino, Voltz Supreme, Ben “The Diad” Dishman, Chris Steenerson, Dan Laughton, Jordan Werme, Cameron Werme, Kung Fu Carlito, Scott McElhone, Darryl Bowers (The Last Rican), Frankly Zappa, and Alex “The Messenger” Messenger.
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1 – “Samus Story” from Metroid Dread (Switch, 2021) Composed by Kenji Yamamoto, Soshi Abe, Sayako Doi
2 – “Flesh and Bones” from Thrill Kill (planned PS1, 1998) Composed by Contagion (Keith Arem)
3 – “Remodeling” from Silent Hill 4: The Room (PS2, 2004) Composed by Akira Yamaoka