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Eaten By A Grue: Infocom games, text adventures, and interactive fiction

Eaten By A Grue, the Infocom podcast

A podcast about Infocom games, text adventures, and interactive fiction
Hosted by Kevin Savetz and Carrington Vanston.

Theme tune: "It Is Pitch Dark" by MC Frontalot

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17

Bureaucracy

April 6, 2018

To listen to this episode, fill out form GRU3 using a #2 pencil and send it by postal mail no later than 8AM yesterday. Be sure to submit all forms in triplicate, in person, and in ink.

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16

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

March 4, 2018

Stick out your digital thumb and catch a ride with Kevin, Carrington, and special guest Charles Mangin as they try to answer the great Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything without using InvisiClues.

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15

Plundered Hearts

January 19, 2018

Set sail on the seven seas where swords clash, bodices rip, and it's not always clear who's rescuing whom. Special guest: Quinn Dunki, pirate queen.

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14

Sorcerer

December 28, 2017

Venture forth with the middle child of Infocom's Enchanter series, where food is unnecessary, sleep is unwelcome, and a glass maze can drive you batty.

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13

Suspended

November 25, 2017

Removed from society, frozen in time, and fumbling to interact with the outside world only through remote electronics, Suspended might as well have been called Podcasters.

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12

Zork II

October 16, 2017

Delve once more into the underground world of Zork where only things you can count on are your low cunning and your high number of saved games.

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11

Fooblitzky

July 22, 2017

Fooblitzky is a city of secrets where the crosswalks are deadly, a flasher is dropping pianos on people, and the only job is washing dishes. Oh, and everyone is a dog. This is not an April Fool's episode.

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10

Starcross

July 20, 2017

Two podcasters, both alike in indignity, at KansasFest, where unfair puzzles make unfair games unsolvable. In short, this is no Shakespeare and we are not Starcross lovers.

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9

Thimbleweed Park

May 20, 2017

The Gruesome Twosome take a vacation from Infocom to visit Thimbleweed Park, where they solve a murder, discuss free will, and admire de lo res graphics.

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8

Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels

April 26, 2017

It's 19th Century London, and Crown Jewels are missing! Solving the mystery will take all the skills of the world's greatest dectective! You are also there.

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7

Enchanter

March 24, 2017

Enchanter is filled with magic spells, prophetic dreams, and even a talking turtle. Put on your robe and wizard hat, and prepare for adventure. Accio InvisiClues!

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6

Deadline

February 17, 2017

Infocom's first mystery: a locked room, six suspects, and a ticking clock. Can a pair of fumbling podcasters solve the murder in time? Probably not.

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5

Border Zone

January 17, 2017

Infocom's only espionage story, Border Zone is filled with intrigue and danger in a constantly moving world that doesn't wait while the player types. Tune in to see if our heroes achieve success by stealth, or death by typo.

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4

Seastalker

January 10, 2017

Ahoy! Kevin and Carrington dive into Seastalker, Infocom's junior gee-whiz submarine adventure. Set course for adventure, as we raise our sails and lower our expectations.

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3

Trinity

January 8, 2017

Trinity is Infocom's classic game about the dangers of the Atomic Age, and it's a blast! Get it? Get it? A blast? Hilarious.

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2

Ballyhoo

December 14, 2016

Welcome to Ballyhoo, Infocom's circus mystery. Can these johnny tin plates foil the grift and save the circus? Or is the cherry pie just too much for a pair of side-walling lot loafers?

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1

Zork I: The Great Underground Empire

December 2, 2016

Zork I, the first text adventure from Infocom. From the highs of its incredible parser to the lows of its unfair puzzles, it all comes down to one burning question: are you a TAKE person or a GET person?

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