Stuffed Crust Curtains

Hey everyone, it’s everyone’s favourite Russian Literature fake history podcast, the Lore Boys, back with more good fake history for you. We’re talking about the Russian Sci-Fi novel Roadside Picnic by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, which would go on to inspire the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. games among a ton of other fiction. To join the discussion and […]

Dried Leaves and Duckbills

Hello everybody, Lore Boys are back with the internet’s #1 fake history podcast. We’re delving back into Dungeons and Dragons lore, at the request of our listeners, to talk about those most ancient of demons: the Obyrith. We’ll also set up the Dawn War, talk about Tharizdun, and the forces of Primordial Chaos who all […]

The Ultimate Hillbilly Gladiator

Lore boys are back with the internet’s favourite fake history: video game lore. We’re talking everyone’s favourite limbless hero, Rayman this week. We’ve got Rayman, Betilla, Mr. Dark, the thicctoon’s, and all that lore goodness you crave. To join the conversation join the Discord! As always, we super appreciate you listening, and hope that if […]

These Are My Surgical Jean Shorts

Lore Boys are back with more classic game lore. This week in our coconut-gun crosshairs is Donkey Kong! From steel girders to his own country, from Mario’s tennis club to the magical land of “64” DK and his family have really gotten around. We’re doing a deep dive on the family tree, and all the […]

It’s Rude to Fight with Your Mouth Open

Lore Boys here with some more exciting fake history. We’re continuing the Magic: The Gathering storyline of Elspeth, Venser, and Koth on their search for both Karn and a cure for the Phyrexian menace. New Phyrexia is a trashed frat house, and our party is the responsible nerds who are gonna clean it up. This […]

Is Podcasting a Roguelike or a Roguelite?

The internet’s #1 fake history podcast is back with some, well… real history. We’ve decided to die and come back and try again as we delve into the history of the 40 year old game Rogue, and the genre that is named after it.

Just a few of the titles we talk about:
ADOM
Angband
Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup
Net.Hack
Rogue

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I Have No Mouth and I Want to Say Bazinga

Lore Boys here with some more special Halloween lore, so last week’s mature content warning is STILL in effect. This week we’re talking about Harlan Ellison’s 1967 Short Story, I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream, and the game written and voiced by the author! It’s a horrible post-apocalyptic world where a Facebook super-computer […]