Bonfireside Chat

An undead favourite.

About the show

An undead favourite. From Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross, the creators of "Watch Out for Fireballs!", Bonfireside Chat is a podcast dedicated entirely to the Souls series of games. Starting with Dark Souls, we take a journey through the areas of the game and comment on lore, gameplay, bossfights... everything. Praise the Sun!

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Episodes

  • Appendix: Shadow Tower Abyss

    April 10th, 2016  |  Season 4  |  26 mins 14 secs
    other fromsoft games

    Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross read your responses to Shadow Tower Abyss.

  • Episode 88: Shadow Tower Abyss (Part 2)

    April 3rd, 2016  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 13 mins
    other fromsoft games

    Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross conclude their discussion of Shadow Tower Abyss.

  • Episode 87: Shadow Tower Abyss (Part 1)

    March 27th, 2016  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 29 mins
    other fromsoft games

    Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross talk about Shadow Tower Abyss, up through the White Wall Area.

  • S07E09: Garbage Gulch

    March 26th, 2016  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 4 mins
    special

    Gary Butterfield, Kole Ross, and Nick Daniel discuss the Garbage Gulch area of the SuperStation classic "Souls of Darkness".

  • Special: Souls of Darkness / Labyrinth

    March 20th, 2016  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 56 mins
    related media

    Gary Butterfield, Kole Ross, and Nick Daniel talk about Gary's book Souls of Darkness, and segue into a discussion of one of its influences: the Jim Henson movie Labyrinth starring David Bowie.

  • Episode 86: Titan Souls

    March 13th, 2016  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 32 mins
    soulslike

    Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross talk about Titan Souls, then we read your responses.

  • Special: At the Mountains of Madness / The Thing

    March 6th, 2016  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 52 mins
    related media

    Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross talk about two Souls-related classics about archaeology, exploration, paranoia, and contagion: H.P. Lovecraft's "At the Mountains of Madness" and John Carpenter's "The Thing".

  • Appendix: Shadow Tower

    February 28th, 2016  |  Season 4  |  25 mins 30 secs
    other fromsoft games

    Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross read your responses to Shadow Tower, Uzumaki, and the Shadow Over Innsmouth.

  • Episode 85: Shadow Tower (Part 2)

    February 21st, 2016  |  Season 4  |  56 mins 46 secs
    other fromsoft games

    Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross conclude their discussion of Shadow Tower for the PSX.

  • Episode 84: Shadow Tower (Part 1)

    February 14th, 2016  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 53 mins
    other fromsoft games

    Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross talk about the first half of Shadow Tower for the PlayStation, up through the Fire World.

  • Special: Uzumaki / The Shadow Over Innsmouth

    February 7th, 2016  |  Season 4  |  2 hrs 22 mins
    related media

    Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross go in-depth on two Souls-related pieces of fiction: Uzumaki by Junji Ito, and The Shadow Over Innsmouth by H.P. Lovecraft.

  • 83a: The Old Hunters

    January 31st, 2016  |  Season 4  |  56 mins 5 secs
    bloodborne

    Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross read your responses to the entirety of the Old Hunters DLC for Bloodborne.

  • Episode 83: 83: Fishing Hamlet

    January 24th, 2016  |  Season 4  |  2 hrs 15 mins
    bloodborne

    Gary Butterfield, Kole Ross, and LobosJR talk about the Fishing Hamlet area of the Bloodborne DLC.

  • Episode 82: 82: Research Hall

    January 17th, 2016  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 52 mins
    bloodborne

    Gary Butterfield, Kole Ross, and Joshua Garrity talk about the Research Hall portion of the Bloodborne DLC.

  • Episode 81: 81: The Hunter's Nightmare

    January 10th, 2016  |  Season 4  |  2 hrs 12 mins
    bloodborne

    Gary Butterfield, Kole Ross, and Richard Pilbeam talk about the Hunter's Nightmare, the first portion of the Bloodborne DLC.

  • 80a: Bloodborne Endgame

    January 3rd, 2016  |  Season 4  |  43 mins 19 secs
    bloodborne

    Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross read your responses to the endgame of the main portion of Bloodborne.