Jun 28, 2020
In this podcast we take a trip down the more disreputable end of Memory Lane, to the ramshackle edifice that lurks just behind the Great Library of Dreams... The 'Orrible 'Ouse of Terrible Old Tat! Inside we uncover the twisted history of a classic board game featuring ghosts, ghouls and witches, known variously over...
Mar 8, 2020
In this chapter we continue to look at horror videogames in the early 1980s, the golden age of the console. We exploring spooky games on the Intellivision such as Dracula and Ghost Manor on the Atari, face killer robots beneath the earth in Night Stalker and Dark Cavern, and then discover how classic movies such as The...
Mar 1, 2020
In this episode we explore horror in the golden age of the Atari VCS, AKA the Atari 2600, looking at terrifying titles like Haunted House, Alien, Frankenstein and untangling the connection between Donkey Kong and King Kong!
Feb 23, 2020
In this show we look at horror on the early home computers, with ghastly games released for the likes of the TR-80, the Apple II and the ZX81. Including terrifying titles such as The House of Usher, Deathmaze 5000, Mystery House, Asylum and 3D Monster Maze!
Feb 15, 2020
This week, we unearth the history of horror in video games. In this episode we explore the birth of video gaming, and take a look at Shark Jaws from Atari, Death Race from Exidy, Hunt the Wumpus on the pc, and Haunted House on the Magnavox Odyssey