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Cult Cast

Cult Cast

By Lost In Cult
A dive into cult media, be that video games, movies, TV shows, music, books or more. Join us every two weeks as we explore different topics, often with guests, and have some laughs along the way!
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Cult Cast Ep. 15 - Talking Tomb Raider with Daryl Baxter
In this episode, Nate is joined by [lock-on] editor-in-chief Andrew, regular contributor James and special guest Daryl Baxter, author of book 'The Making Of Tomb Raider'. The guys chat all about this classic franchise, what makes it so good, where it might go in the futute, and much more.
February 21, 2022
Cult Cast Ep. 14 - Seventy Billion Dollar Gaming Investments
In our first episode of 2022, Nate is joined by Ethan and Joshua to chat about Volume 003, the Dreamcast, HUGE gaming news and a weird version of Dragon's Den where everyone has $70 billion to spend on new ideas.
February 02, 2022
Cult Cast Ep. 13 - 2022: The Year We Play Games
Nate is joined by Rowen and Joshua to talk about what 2022 has in store for gamers. Let's pour one out for 2021 and look forward to a year filled with incredible experiences! Originally released on 13th December 2021, there's also talk of [lock-on] Volume 002 launching which, as of the time of uploading, can be ordered via our webstore! If you're listening to this on the main feed, don't forget to also check out our Members' Club.
December 31, 2021
Cult Cast Ep. 12 - The CCA's 2021 (AKA Game Of The Year)
Nate, Ben, Jason and first-timer Mark lead the charge for our very first Game Of The Year podcast, otherwise known as The Cult Cast Awards. Listen on to find out our picks in various categories, along with that all-important GOTY for 2021! What would YOU have chosen? Let us know...
December 13, 2021
Cult Cast Ep. 11 - N64 Turns 25 with Rosalie Newcombe
Nate and Laurie are joined this week by Rosalie (AKA @LilRecordGirl) to belatedly celebrate the silver anniversary of Nintendos first 3D console. Another classic Cult Cast Mash abound, as well as an ingenious quiz from the mind of Nate. He definately didn't steal it... nope.
December 03, 2021
Cult Cast Ep. 10 - Slash And Burn with Chris Scullion
We've reached double digits, and to celebrate we bring you some extended behind the scenes chat, and have a recording issue that means we had to use the Skype recording. You're welcome! Joining Nate are regulars Bella and Andrew, alongside extra special guest Chris Scullion (who gives an exclusive scoop on his next book), to chat all about games journalism and slasher horror movies! Join the crew as they explore the very best (and sometimes worst) of the genre. Originally intended to go out during spooky season, feel free to enjoy this episode any time of the year! [Apologies for the audio quality in this one, and beware of spoilers for various movies, including Halloween Kills]
November 08, 2021
Cult Cast Ep. 09 - Konami Re-emerge & Axiom Verge
Sorry we're late, but better late than never right?! Nate is joined by Jason and first-time Cult Caster Joshua to discuss the latest gaming news. Jesse from friends of Lost In Cult, Prima Games, makes a special guest appearance too!
October 27, 2021
Cult Cast Ep. 08 - Em See You (Or, A Love/Hate Relationship with Marvel)
It's time for another Cult Cast, with not one, not two but THREE helpings of Cult Cast Mash to boot. Your host Nate guides guests Bella, Laurie and James through the good, the bad and the ugly of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as well as its myriad television projects and even some chat about the comics. Beware, there are spoilers abound!
October 04, 2021
Cult Cast Ep. 07 - I Want More Reveals, Ya Bastards!
Nate is joined by Bella and Jason to chat over the PlayStation Showcase which aired 9th September 2021. Hear their opinions and have some giggles with them along the way! What did YOU think of the announcments? Let us know on Twitter or in the comments at our Members' Club!
September 20, 2021
Cult Cast Ep. 06 - Chatting Out My Arceus
Self-professed Pokémaniacs Nate and [lock-on] staff writer Ethan get together to have a big old natter about the August Pokémon Presents announcements (and the franchise overall), as well as the [lock-on] Volume 002 Kickstarter launch. As mentioned in the episode, this was recorded on the 18th August 2021, so when you're listening to this some tiers may be sold out or the campaign might have ended! Please do check out the campaign page though. Stick around till the end to hear Ethan's Cult Cast Mash, and some Edgar Wright/general movie chat! Apologies for some of the background noise and digital distortion at points in this episode!
September 02, 2021
Cult Cast Ep. 05 - PEGGLE! (Or, The Best Year In Gaming)
There is a LOT of laughter in this episode! Andrew and Nate are joined by the most excellent Rowen to decide which year was the best one for gaming. It was certainly a tough choice! If you like people shouting game titles at each other, you're going to love this!
August 16, 2021
Ep. 04 - The Current State Of Gaming
Andrew, Nate and Jon are joined by [lock-on] staff writer Jamie to chat about some recent gaming news, and have a deeper discussion about the state of gaming in 2021. Yes, this is an episode where we wound Jon up and watched him go. That man has some OPINIONS! Can't say he's wrong though... If you're a Steady member, let us know YOUR thoughts in the comments. If you're not, then why not come and join us?!
July 26, 2021
Ep. 03 - The Past, Present & Future of Sega with Adam Koralik
Join the natty Nate,  jocoserious Jon and acuminous Andrew as they talk all things Sega with the astronomical Adam Koralik, YouTuber extraordinaire. Together they cover topics from Yakuza to the Dreamcast, from mini console requests to modding and more besides. If you'd like to find out more about the contemporary Dreamcast community, including the best way to play, Atomiswave ports and fan translations, please check out The Dreamcast Junkyard, who do amazing work on both reporting current news and delving into the history of Sega's final console.  If you're interested in the mention of Andrew's book, you can find that by visiting his site Dreamcast Years!
July 12, 2021
Ep. 02 - The Staying Power of Resident Evil with Alex Aniel
In an episode all about Resident Evil at 25 it made sense to bring in a franchise expert, and that's just what we did for this episode! Joining Andrew, Jason and our other main host Nate, is the wonderful Alex, author of Itchy, Tasty: An Unofficial History Of Resident Evil. The gang chats about why the franchise is still so popular, its missteps, what the future holds and their guilty pleasure games.  If you aren't a member of Steady you may want to subscribe now to hear more of Alex in our Village spoilercast!
June 27, 2021
Ep. 01 - Welcome To Lost In Cult
Welcome culture vultures! In our first ever episode of Cult Cast we introduce you to host (and Editor-in-Chief) Andrew, art director Jon and creative director Jason. The trio discuss their cult media influences, random facts, gaming journal [lock-on] and game preservation. If you'd like to hear the song that Jon chose for his musical memories at the end of the episode, then please follow this here link!
June 17, 2021