Month: May 2022

Terry Pratchett on Video Games

The various sources (articles, interviews, forum posts) I’ve found relating to Terry Pratchett’s views on video games.

Terry Pratchett – Going by the Book – PC Gamer 1993 interview – PDF

The E-Mail Interview – Terry Pratchett – PC Zone (January 1995) – PDF

‘Help! I’ve been spotted!’ Terry Pratchett on Thief, his favourite video game – The Guardian 

Thief newsgroup (Pratchett’s contributions) – alt.games.thief-dark-project

Terry Pratchett – Online Radio Interview with the Author – The Author Hour

The story behind the Oblivion mod Terry Pratchett worked on | Eurogamer.net 

A tribute to Terry Pratchett | PC Gamer 

Turning Terry Pratchett’s Discworld into Audiobooks [bit about theme music being inspired by Oblivion] – YouTube

Bonus! Glorious 25th: Video Game Chat

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, usually read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, bonus nonsense for the Glorious 25th of May as we talk pixels to platformers, in a video game special!

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Things we blathered on about:

 Virus, from “Smoke and Mirrors” by Neil Gaiman – Goodreads 

A tribute to Terry Pratchett | PC Gamer 

Terry Pratchett – Going by the Book – PC Gamer 1993 interview – PDF 

'Help! I've been spotted!' Terry Pratchett on Thief, his favourite video game – Guardian 

Thief newsgroup (Pratchett’s contributions)

Terry Pratchett – Online Radio Interview with the Author – The Author Hour

The story behind the Oblivion mod Terry Pratchett worked on | Eurogamer.net 

Pratchett on video games – some bits we didn’t include

Turning Terry Pratchett's Discworld into Audiobooks [bit about theme music being inspired by Oblivion] – YouTube

The E-Mail Interview – Terry Pratchett – PC Zone (January 1995) – PDF

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

 

85: Johnny and the Bomb (Escher Spaghetti)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, usually read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, Part 3 of the Johnny Maxwell Trilogy – “Johnny and the Bomb” 

When? Where? Whortleberries! 

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Things we blathered on about:

The Museum of Curiosity: Series 1-4 – Audible [reminder: Pratchett is ‘chapter 13’] 

The Amazing Maurice | Official Trailer – YouTube

The Rasmus – In My Life (Official Video) – YouTube 

The Boss series (writing as Abigail Barnette) –  Trout Nation 

Long comment from Pratchett –  alt.books.pratchett

Behind the Bastards: Part One: John Wayne: A Dude Who Sucked – Apple Podcasts 

Clytemnestra – Wikipedia 

This Is England (2006) – IMDb 

No Such Thing As A Magnetic Skateboard – No Such Thing as a Fish

Dracula Daily | DraculaDaily – Substack  

The Exmoor Whortleberry – Edible Exmoor 

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

84: Johnny and the Dead (This Gap of Nostalgia)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, usually read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, Part 2 of the Johnny Maxwell Trilogy – “Johnny and the Dead” 

Googly Eyes! Eurovision! Restaurant Reviews! Moose?!

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Things we blathered on about:

The Annotated Pratchett File v9.0 – Johnny and the Dead

Omnibus Episode 2: Defenestration (Entry 326.2K0933) 

Misfits (TV Series 2009–2013) – IMDb

The War on Rock & Roll – Bill Hicks – YouTube 

Star Trekkin (The Firm) – Youtube

Sub ire as hacks slash word length: getting the skinny on thinnernyms | Andy Bodle | The Guardian

Pratchett on ‘window books’ – alt.fan.pratchett

Ovaltineys – Wikipedia 

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

83: Only You Can Save Mankind (It’s A Bit Early To Radicalise You)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, usually read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, Part 1 of the Johnny Maxwell Trilogy – “Only You Can Save Mankind” 

Beige Keyboards! Beige Monitors! Beige Tech all the way!

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Roe vs Wade 

Things we blathered on about: 

Vampire world record attempt – Whitby

The Internet Speculative Fiction Database 

Terry Pratchett's “Only You Can Save Mankind”: The Musical [full album] – YouTube 

Y2K bug – Britannica

4.4- Jerusalem's Rise and Fall – IBM via Web Archive

Witness the last moments of Asheron's Call, a 17-year-old MMO – PC Gamer

Video Games – ephemeral podcast

Journey To Alpha Centauri in Real Time – An Interactive Waste of Time – Spectrum Computing

Copy protection – Wikipedia 

The Legend of Shambhala (Shangri La) – Tibetan Buddhist Encyclopedia 

Pratchett answers OYCSM questions – alt.books.pratchett

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com

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