Episode 546 – numinous fear

* (0:29) Unplugged cables and the ever-moving studio.

* (4:20) The cost of a press pass.

* (6:10) The hardest thing to do in a horror game.

* (10:35) The lack of numinous fear. When Pat was prepared to kill us all.

* (23:01) Cutting away reality to nurture a new kind of fear.

* (26:17) Displacing tension into the place of fear. Keith Curtis’ alien puppet.

* (33:32) Starting with control of the gaming environment.

* (37:10) Not taking this as license to terrorize or traumatize the non-consenting.

* (38:31) Misdirecting so the familiar feels unfamiliar.

* (43:49) Keeping the pacing up and downtime down.

* (49:59) Fear the Con Online, coming up on June 19th – 20th. The promo video can be found here and the signup site can be found here.

Hosts: Brodeur, Dan, Laura, Wayne

Comments (1)

tedoponJune 10th, 2020 at 7:57 pm

Pat on the golf course is the highlight of the entire history of the show for me. I laughed like a crazy person the night I listened to that episode.

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