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Wishbringer

July 31, 2020 Eaten by a Grue

In Wishbringer, a search for a lost cat leads Kay and Carrington into a dark fantasy land where their greatest concern isn’t the witches, the eldritch tendrils, or even the grue. It’s delivering the mail. Be careful what you wish for. Hosts: Kay Savetz and Carrington Vanston Find links, notes, …

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Stationfall

July 15, 2020 Eaten by a Grue

What do you get when you combine a plucky little robot, an abandoned space station, and Cousin Oliver? To find out, complete form JZ-59-G then listen in as Kay and Carrington discuss Stationfall, Infocom’s comedy horror space adventure mystery. Hosts: Kay Savetz and Carrington Vanston Find links, notes, and more …

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Scavange!

May 16, 2020 Eaten by a Grue

The Gruesome Twosome take another vacation from Infocom to play a vintage text adventure written by none other than Kay himself back in the 1980s. From creative spellings to Playboy magazines, it’s old school meets high school in Scavange! (Quack! Hiss!) Hosts: Kay Savetz and Carrington Vanston Find links, notes, …

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Planetfall

April 20, 2020 Eaten by a Grue

Kay and Carrington foray into the future to face the mishaps and misspellings of Planetfall, Infocom’s rib-tickling romp about a boy and his bot. Star Patrol: it’s not just a job, it’s an adventure game. Hosts: Kay Savetz and Carrington Vanston Find links, notes, and more episodes of Eaten By …

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Beyond Zork

April 9, 2020 Eaten by a Grue

What does it mean when Kay and Carrington discuss a game full of Christmas Tree Monsters and Cruel Puppets for over two hours, never once using the word “wacky” but often using the word “walkthrough”? It means it’s time to load up on long-lasting snacks, and brace yourself for Beyond …

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A Mind Forever Voyaging

January 31, 2020 Eaten by a Grue

It’s turtles all the way down as Kevin and Carrington discuss Infocom’s A Mind Forever Voyaging: a computer simulation about a dystopian future in which a computer simulation finds out it is a computer simulation simulating dystopian futures. Hosts: Kevin Savetz and Carrington Vanston Find links, notes, and more episodes …

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Suspect

January 12, 2020 Eaten by a Grue

Will the third sleuthing game from Infocom be the caper that finally steals Kevin’s heart? Or will Carrington continue to be the only one who likes bungling through Infocom’s burglary games? Find out as the lads tackle Infocom’s Suspect. Hosts: Kevin Savetz and Carrington Vanston Find links, notes, and more …

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Spellbreaker

December 19, 2019 Eaten by a Grue

Kevin and Carrington return to discuss the expert-rated final game in the Enchanter trilogy. Are you happy the lads are back, or is that just an eft in your tarn? Hosts: Kevin Savetz and Carrington Vanston Find links, notes, and more episodes of Eaten By A Grue at MonsterFeet.com Next …

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Catch A Butterfly

April 1, 2019 Eaten by a Grue

A butterfly flaps its wings on the other side of the world, and suddenly Kevin and Carrington are discussing an obscure game that isn’t on the usual list of Infocom titles. Also it happens to be April 1st, but that probably doesn’t mean anything.

Hosts: Kevin Savetz and Carrington Vanston