The SnakesCast

Bite-sized bits about board games from the game gurus at Snakes and Lattes

  • Can You Say "Cuh-THOO-loo"?

    Games inspired by the writing of H.P.Lovecraft

    That giant green monster with the bat wings and squid-like face shows up all the time in games and in geek culture generally. Where does this "Cthulhu" character come from, and how did he get to be such a big deal? This week, in preparation for Hallowe'en, the SnakesCast talks about cosmic horror, and its place in the history of tabletop games.

    Co-hosts: Matti McLean, Steve Tassie
    Games mentioned: Call of Cthulhu Roleplaying Game, Dungeons and Dragons, Arkham Horror, Eldrich Horror, Elder Sign

    Season 2
    Published: October 21st, 2014 Length: 00:16:20