Bonfireside Chat - A Dark Souls and Bloodborne Podcast

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. Now covering Elden Ring on Patreon. Praise the Sun!

23:18:17 2022-03-20
On this first big episode of the Elden Ring series, we go over Elden Ring's mechanics and generalities in broad strokes. What's returning from previous From games? What's been improved? What's brand new? We talk about as many systems and aesthetics as we ...
47:36 2022-03-06
Rise, Tarnished, and attend the first episode about Elden Ring! There's no way to describe the great unclenching that happened when we realized that Elden Ring is, in fact, good. Whether that bears out over the course of the entire game remains to be seen...
1:57 2019-05-05
Since we re-launched this show, people have asked us where to find the episodes about Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. Though we explained it in a few places, it cannot hurt to do so once more here. Bonfireside Chat Rekindled is a show that's exclusive to our P...
22:01:22 2019-03-23
Sekiro is different. Sekiro is hard. Sekiro is here! Listen in for our nascent opinions on the game, based on the first few hours. This episode is free and available for everyone, and if you want other episodes of Bonfireside Chat Rekindled, and want to h...
39:44 2019-01-01
Hello, listeners and patrons alike. We come to you with some exciting news: We are changing the Patreon around! (http://patreon.com/duckfeedtv) It feels like we just did this, but the last major change was back toward the beginning of 2017. We’re trying...
22:51:42 2017-08-20
This is it. Thank you so much for everything.
23:43:10 2017-08-13
Gary Butterfield, Kole Ross, and John Hurst take one final look at Dark Souls. Please stick around for the next episode, which will be the proper conclusion to Bonfireside Chat as a whole.
22:05:08 2017-08-06
Gary Butterfield, Kole Ross, and Mitch Benes read your questions, prompts, and thoughts about Souls in general.
23:42:57 2017-07-30
Gary Butterfield, Kole Ross, and Mitch Benes look back at Demon's Souls and offer their final summation.
22:05:59 2017-07-23
Gary Butterfield, Kole Ross, and Randy Walker read your responses, prompts, and other musings on the Souls series.
23:44:04 2017-07-16
Gary Butterfield, Kole Ross, and Randy Walker return to Drangleic to say goodbye to Dark Souls II.
22:04:28 2017-07-09
Gary Butterfield, Kole Ross, and Stewart McGowan read your thoughts and prompts about Bloodborne and the Souls series in general.
23:22:02 2017-07-02
Gary Butterfield, Kole Ross, and Stewart McGowan remember and say goodbye to Bloodborne. This is the first entry in our "Victory Lap" season, a period of two months when we look back at the Souls series and talk about what worked, what didn't, and why the...
23:19 2017-06-25
Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross read your responses to Hollow Knight.
22:53:17 2017-06-18
Gary Butterfield, Kole Ross, and Nick Daniel continue their discussion of Hollow Knight.
23:03:37 2017-06-11
Gary Butterfield, Kole Ross, and Nick Daniel talk about Hollow Knight, up through the first visit to the City of Tears. Seriously, buy and play this game.
25:13 2017-06-04
Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross read your responses to Nioh.
23:50:13 2017-05-28
Gary Butterfield, Kole Ross, and Mai Sinclair whirl through the broad strokes of Nioh. This is a very cursory glance at a very huge and complicated game. We extend a great deal of thanks to Mai for letting us borrow her expertise!
32:12 2017-05-21
Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross read your responses to Let It Die.
23:14:04 2017-05-14
Gary Butterfield, Kole Ross, and Brad Gallaway do a whistle stop tour of Let It Die. This is the first of a pair of episodes that will take a cursory look at some notable Big Deal Soulslikes. We extend a huge thanks to Brad for letting us borrow some of h...
22:30:03 2017-05-08
Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross read your responses to the Ringed City DLC, and discuss the future of Bonfireside Chat.
23:48:05 2017-04-30
Gary Butterfield, Kole Ross, and Richard Pillbeam talk about the Ringed City portion of Dark Souls III's final DLC. Please tune in to the Appendix next week for important announcements about the future of the show.
22:44:57 2017-04-23
Gary Butterfield, Kole Ross, and Richard Pillbeam talk about the Dreg Heap... the first part of the Ringed City DLC. Here we are, the beginning of the end. Next week will be an extra-long episode about the Ringed City proper.
22:03:17 2017-04-16
Alex Eich, of the Blighttown Beacon, joins me for a look at our respective top ten bosses. As always for these specials, a hearty thanks goes out to the Souls of Darkness Kickstarter backers. Thank them mightily!
47:13 2017-04-09
Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross read your responses to DarkMaus... but there weren't any, so this is a listener mail grab bag.
22:17:00 2017-04-02
Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross talk about the 2016 indie soulslike DarkMaus. DarkMaus is available on steam, and you should really play it with a controller. Also, please understand that this is an extremely difficult and unforgiving game.
46:44 2017-03-26
Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross read your responses to Salt & Sanctuary.
22:54:02 2017-03-19
Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross conclude their discussion of Salt & Sanctuary. This episode runs from the Dome of the Forgotten to the very end of the game.
22:18:15 2017-03-12
Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross continue their discussion of Salt & Sanctuary, covering everything up through the Mire of Stench.
22:46:01 2017-03-05
Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross talk about the generalities and first couple areas of Salt & Sanctuary. We don't get very far in this episode, just up through the Village of Smiles. Next week, we go through the Mire of Stench. The third and final episode w...
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