The Infinite Bad

The Infinite Bad

By Definitely Human

The Infinite Bad is a comedy-horror roleplaying podcast from Definitely Human. In the aftermath of World War I, four strangers find themselves caught in a web of evil beyond their reckoning. To survive, they must band together despite their differences and unravel the grisly mysteries that entangle them. Written and games mastered by veteran roleplayer Giorgio Mariani, The Infinite Bad is a weekly descent into horror and silliness. The nightmare begins with The Secret of Drakelow Hall.

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15/02/192m 42s

PAX FORTUNA! A New Comedy Roleplaying Podcast From Definitely Human

Pax Fortuna is an adventure-comedy roleplaying podcast set in the fantastical merchant republic of Fortuna, brought to you by the creators of THE INFINITE BAD. The series begins this July! Early access is available for $5 patrons on patreon.com/definitelyhuman. Subscribe now and hear the first 5-part adventure, as well as a new episode every Friday! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
02/02/193m 43s

PAX FORTUNA! A comedy roleplaying podcast by the creators of The Infinite Bad

There is a place in the east, a merchant city called Fortuna! On this magnificent island alone there are no kings and no knights, no lords and no serfs, only the levelling honesty of gold!Introducing the faithful THEOBOLD BRANDLEBURY, a Dwarf of the cloth! The industrious ALMIRA Q APPLEBY, a Gnome inventor! The hideous SELWYN BLOODSTORM, an Orc barbarian! And the perfectly normal ABSTINENCE DE MONTFAULT, an ordinary Human!PAX FORTUNA! A brand new comedy roleplaying podcast, brought to you by the creators of The Infinite Bad. Coming July 2019. Early access is available from January 4th on patreon.com/definitelyhuman
26/09/186m 29s

The Doom of Antarctica - Part 9

It is 1929, ten years since the start of our heroes’ adventures. In the grand finale of The Infinite Bad, they must defeat Angela Gresley and the hordes of evil, or the world will be lost.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25/09/1838m 38s

The Doom of Antarctica - Part 8

At the bottom of the world, our heroes confront their nemesis once more. With the answers to their questions and a final victory both tantalisingly close, will they have to choose between them? And what sacrifices will they have to make?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/09/1828m 9s

The Doom of Antarctica - Part 7

Another old English manor awaits our heroes, another lodge in the globe-spanning network of their opponents’ design. But as they return to where it all began so long ago, the familiar setting and figures of the past are disturbed by new dangers.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/09/1835m 8s

The Doom of Antarctica - Part 6

After witnessing a series of bizarre phenomena in the blizzard, our heroes follow a vision to an observation tower. There they encounter a team of friendly faces, and get the answers they seek from an unexpected source.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
04/09/1830m 11s

The Doom of Antarctica - Part 5

Isolated in the frozen wasteland of Antarctica, our heroes once again face horrific abominations beyond their reckoning. Joy has discovered a potential exit, but escape is made difficult for Sebastian when one of the monsters gets its hands on him.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/08/1834m 27s

The Doom of Antarctica - Part 4

There is something hiding in the remote meteorological station of Little Halkirk, a scratching sound that invites Joy closer, or perhaps warns her away. When our heroes get to the bottom of this mystery they find something they could never have expected.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
21/08/1828m 42s

The Doom of Antarctica - Part 3

At the meteorological station of Little Halkirk in Antarctica’s Ross Sea, our heroes have found some sanctuary. A storm is brewing outside, however, and threatens to trap them with whatever dangers or secrets are lying in wait in this unassuming cabin.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/08/1834m 7s

The Doom of Antarctica - Part 2

Our heroes have found their first sign of the horror to come: a tongue, lying in a pool of blood in the otherwise pure snow. Now the spectre of death looms over them once again as they find themselves under fire from a mysterious assailant.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/08/1832m 0s

The Doom of Antarctica - Part 1

It is the spring of 1929, and Dorothy, Cornelia, Sebastian and Joy are joined by old friends as they venture into the wastes of Antarctica. In their final adventure, can they hope to stop Angela Gresley’s cult for good?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
31/07/1836m 47s

Cornelia Investigates: The Final Preparations

Cornelia Cavendish inspects the ship and rallies her companions in preparation for their final adventure.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
24/07/187m 14s

Sebastian Investigates: Antarctic Vessels

Sebastian St Battenberg scours Argentina for a ship capable of carrying our heroes to Antarctica.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
17/07/187m 56s

Dorothy Investigates: The Unlucky Survivor

Dorothy Taylor returns to her family home in Connecticut, before investigating a survivor of Angela's cult.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/07/186m 27s

Joy Investigates: The Missing Explorers

Joy Dutton-Cavendish returns to London and investigates the passports our heroes found in Kharajah.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
04/07/185m 6s

The Ruins of Kharajah - Part 9

The journey is at an end, but what manner of end it is has yet to be decided. As Dorothy, Cornelia and Sebastian confront the sinister cult that has plagued them for so long, Joy is faced with a final, traumatic choice.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26/06/1827m 21s

The Ruins of Kharajah - Part 8

Our heroes return to their mission, physically intact at least. The promised city of Kharajah cannot be far now, and with it the hope of a cure for Joy's supernatural condition. But the revelations are not over, and our heroes are not as alone as they think.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
19/06/1828m 49s

The Ruins of Kharajah - Part 7

The horrifying revelations in the caves beneath the Indian jungle have threatened to crush Cornelia, and it is left to Dorothy, Sebastian and Joy to mount a resistance. And as the situation takes a darker turn still, it will require all of their courage and fortitude to make it back to the surface.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
12/06/1829m 9s

The Ruins of Kharajah - Part 6

Tantalisingly close to the city that promises a cure for Joy's affliction, fate has turned against our heroes once again. With their guide dead, they must now find a way out of this forbidding cave system themselves, or join him in eternity.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
05/06/1829m 19s

The Ruins of Kharajah - Part 5

The Indian jungle has proved a hardy adversary for our heroes, even with the help of their guide. And as they attempt to make it to their goal alive, the psychological effects of their ordeals are taking a heavy toll.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
29/05/1831m 4s

The Ruins of Kharajah - Part 4

The villagers that had welcomed our heroes have been hiding their secrets of their own, and their new companions are fleeing in terror. Will Dorothy, Cornelia, Sebastian and Joy be able to salvage their mission from this chaos?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
22/05/1831m 41s

The Ruins of Kharajah - Part 3

The appearance of a German family and their guide have offered the hope of support and companionship in the bewildering new environment our heroes find themselves. But there is more to this small fishing village than meets the eye, and our heroes discover sinister echoes of their past.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
15/05/1836m 4s

The Ruins of Kharajah - Part 2

Our heroes' voyage has been struck by disaster. Memories of Joy's past threaten to break her, and Dorothy, Cornelia and Sebastian struggle to fight against nature and their own bad luck.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
08/05/1834m 59s

The Ruins of Kharajah - Part 1

It is the summer of 1927, and Joy Dutton-Cavendish and her unusual family are travelling to India in search of a sinister cult, and a possible cure for her horrifying affliction. But they have been together for eight months now, and tensions are running high on their ocean voyage.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
02/05/1834m 1s

Cornelia Investigates: Dowsing

Cornelia Cavendish runs into an old friend while back in London, and employs the occult practise of dowsing to help him find a lost animal.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25/04/188m 37s

Cornelia Investigates: Health Foods

Cornelia Cavendish tries out a new trend in health foods, and finds herself a new friend in the process.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
17/04/188m 7s

Cornelia Investigates: Yoga

Cornelia Cavendish teaches herself yoga from instructional pamphlets and tries to stay out of trouble in Chicago.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/04/188m 5s

The Butchers of Goose Lake - Part 8

This endless night of horrors in the snow-buried American Midwest has pushed our heroes to their very limits. Now, with Joy captured, they must mount a daring rescue, and come face-to-face with their nemesis, who has been reborn once again.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
03/04/1835m 36s

The Butchers of Goose Lake - Part 7

Having cleared the campsite, our heroes have now sunk into a despairing daze. The brutality of this night has crushed their spirits, and they are still lost in the forest near Goose Lake, with wolves behind them, and gangsters and worse in front of them. Still they must go on, to face whatever is waiting for them.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
27/03/1830m 51s

The Butchers of Goose Lake - Part 6

Our heroes are deep in the forest near Goose Lake, Iowa. Before them lies a vista of horror, a huge massacre at a Native American campsite. Exhausted, injured and confused, our heroes are near the end of their tether, and in far more danger than they suspect.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
21/03/1830m 14s

The Butchers of Goose Lake - Part 5

The murderer on the train has revealed himself, and now all that’s left is to apprehend him! Our heroes cannot know if his crime was connected to their larger investigation, but at least in this case they can bring justice swiftly and easily. Right?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/03/1827m 12s

The Butchers of Goose Lake - Part 4

The chase turns westwards as our heroes learn their quarry has taken a train to Iowa. Across the frozen countryside, our heroes settle in to a long and dull journey, but not all of their fellow passengers are as they seem. Someone is hiding something, and it may be the death of them.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/03/1826m 36s

The Butchers of Goose Lake - Part 3

After their violent confrontation in the speakeasy, our heroes attempt to pick themselves up. These gangsters are clearly connected with their old enemy, but to learn any more our heroes will have to chase them through the night-time city of Chicago.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/02/1830m 40s

The Butchers of Goose Lake - Part 2

Our heroes have reunited after five years, and begun their investigation immediately. Working their way by hook or by crook into an underground speakeasy in Chicago, they are determined to discover how it is connected to their old enemies.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
21/02/1831m 27s

The Butchers of Goose Lake - Part 1

It is the winter of 1926. Dorothy Taylor has written to her estranged friends, inviting them to visit her in Chicago. Something is stirring in the belly of America, and corpses with missing teeth and whispers of the name Gresley have reignited Dorothy’s old fears.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/02/1830m 24s

Cornelia Investigates: The Loch Ness Monster - Part 3

Cornelia Cavendish continues her hunt for the Loch Ness Monster despite widespread pessimism. With one last chance to find it, she will not give up hope.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/02/188m 25s

Cornelia Investigates: The Loch Ness Monster - Part 2

Cornelia Cavendish joins the hunt for the Loch Ness Monster, but her unconventional methods worry her staff.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
31/01/186m 58s

Cornelia Investigates: The Loch Ness Monster - Part 1

Cornelia Cavendish has retired after the events of Hong Kong, but four years later a strange man approaches her with a proposal she cannot turn down.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
24/01/187m 21s

The Nightmare of Kau Yi Chau - Part 8

By some Christmas miracle, our heroes are achingly close to confronting the forces beyond their quotidian reckoning. The forgotten things to be revealed, the forbidden knowledge to be uncovered. In the darkened crevices of civilisation, our heroes’ obsession might finally be vindicated.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
17/01/1832m 29s

The Nightmare of Kau Yi Chau - Part 7

Our heroes have stepped into a nightmare vista of death. Nothing seems to make sense on this forsaken island, and as they chase shadows of the past, the multiplying contradictions frustrate and thwart them. Will our heroes hold strong, or will they buckle under the challenges ahead?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/01/1827m 51s

The Nightmare of Kau Yi Chau - Part 6

Our heroes find themselves once more aboard a ship of dubious integrity headed for inevitable disaster. The abandoned island of Kau Yi Chau is within reach, but before they can moor they must face a horror in the water.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
03/01/1828m 57s

The Nightmare of Kau Yi Chau - Part 5

Hot on the trail of their only lead, Jonathan Ling, our heroes find themselves underground and underprepared for the appalling truths that await them. How much longer can they blunder through this investigation, and what price will they pay for their next clue?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
27/12/1734m 33s

The Nightmare of Kau Yi Chau - Part 4

A deadly confrontation at their festive dinner-party has left our heroes shaken, but determined to unravel the secrets of their assailants. Chasing after their only lead, they delve into Hong Kong’s darkest depths.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
20/12/1728m 52s

The Nightmare of Kau Yi Chau - Part 3

Despite their attempts at relative normalcy, our heroes’ Christmas party has descended into Bacchanalian chaos. A gruesome discovery in the kitchen has led to a vicious encounter, and they must now fight for survival.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/12/1729m 17s

The Nightmare of Kau Yi Chau - Part 2

Sebastian St. Battenberg has reunited with his over-eager acquaintances as they pursue mysteries of the occult. Having been invited to a festive party by an enthusiast of the supernatural, Helen Brackfort, they sit down to an exotic Christmas dinner.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
06/12/1730m 3s

The Nightmare of Kau Yi Chau - Part 1

It is Christmas in Hong Kong, 1921. Having joined Cornelia Cavendish on her occult investigations around the world, Dorothy Taylor and Joy Dutton find themselves thrust into high society. Although out of their depth, they look forward to making new allies and reconnecting with old acquaintances as they enjoy the festive cheer.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
29/11/1731m 26s

Cornelia Investigates: Acupuncture

Cornelia Cavendish presents her lecture in Rome. In her talk she recounts her adventures so far, giving her version of the events in Drakelow Hall and Egypt.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
22/11/1712m 11s

Cornelia Investigates: Feng Shui

Cornelia Cavendish experiments with feng shui to try to improve her ward Joy Dutton’s life, but Joy does not seem to appreciate her interference.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
15/11/177m 4s

Cornelia Investigates: Astral Projection

Cornelia Cavendish is taught astral projection by an expert traveller in the transcendental plane, much to the dismay of her companions.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
08/11/1710m 18s

The Tomb of Arensnuphis - Part 9

It is 1920, the year of Cornelia Cavendish’s 60th birthday, but her celebratory expedition to a newly discovered Egyptian tomb has delivered nothing but death and monsters. Although it is not yet too late to turn back, our heroes are compelled onwards by the world-shaking insinuations of what they have found. Yet something much darker awaits them in chilling finale of the Tomb of Arensnuphis.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
01/11/1730m 2s

The Tomb of Arensnuphis - Part 8

The horrors of the night have been evaded, if not defeated. Now, our heroes’ expedition to this ancient Egyptian tomb reaches its climax, as their intrepid host opens the door to its labyrinthine depths. If the death and calamity that has attended them is to be worthwhile, they will have to find something more than the crumbling debris of the pharaohs. But what more could there be to this unassuming tunnel in the heart of the desert?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
24/10/1731m 32s

The Tomb of Arensnuphis - Part 7

Our heroes have suffered numerous misfortunes, but have arrived alive at the tomb of Arensnuphis. Bedraggled and exhausted, they sink into a quiet despair before escaping into sleep. The night conceals nightmares, however, and the grotesque monsters that stalk them will not be denied so easily.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
17/10/1729m 30s

The Tomb of Arensnuphis - Part 6

Finally reaching their destination, our heroes attempt to measure their loss on the Nile. They find new allies at the newly discovered Egyptian tomb, and dare to hope that they don’t also find new dangers. But an all too familiar evil lurks in this desert, and they once again find themselves dragged into an unfathomable world.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/10/1736m 11s

The Tomb of Arensnuphis - Part 5

Our heroes have endured misfortune and malice aboard the steamboat Nubia. A freak sandstorm has struck down an innocent travelling companion, and now they must contend with mutiny and sabotage! A deadly conflict seems unavoidable as they struggle their way to the end of their ill-fated voyage.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
03/10/1726m 42s

The Tomb of Arensnuphis - Part 4

On an expedition to the opening of a newly discovered Egyptian tomb, Cornelia and her unlikely associates from Drakelow Hall have been plagued by tragedy and disaster. Against the threats of man and nature, they must once again find a way to cooperate, or else succumb to the perils that lurk on the Nile.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26/09/1732m 18s

The Tomb of Arensnuphis - Part 3

Leaving the tribulations of Cairo behind, our heroes look forward to an uneventful voyage down the glorious Nile, and the thrills of an Egyptian tomb at the end. Surely they can take comfort that at least here, on the steamboat Nubia, they are safe from the bizarre perils that have harried them?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
19/09/1732m 24s

The Tomb of Arensnuphis - Part 2

Our heroes have reassembled for Cornelia Cavendish’s 60th birthday, and a thrilling expedition to the opening of a newly discovered Egyptian tomb awaits. However, tragedy has intruded into the home of their host, Lord Talbot. Now they are tasked with a dangerous errand to ensure the success of the mission.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
12/09/1732m 29s

The Tomb of Arensnuphis - Part 1

It is 1920, and to celebrate Cornelia Cavendish’s 60th birthday, her good acquaintance Lord Talbot has invited her to Egypt for the opening of a newly discovered and very unique tomb. Eager to delve further into the arcane depths of the world, Cornelia accepted, announcing to her social circle that she will be investigating matters related to her experiences at Drakelow Hall.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
06/09/1732m 19s

Cornelia Investigates: The Book of the Dead

Cornelia Cavendish accosts a professor at the British Museum to ask about ancient Egyptian culture, and tries to acquaint herself with their Book of the Dead.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
30/08/176m 34s

Cornelia Investigates: Shamanism

Cornelia Cavendish attends a winter solstice party at her occult society. She is introduced to a shaman, and undertakes a personal inspection of his wares.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
22/08/176m 17s

Cornelia Investigates: Tarot Cards

In the first entry of Cornelia Cavendish’s spoken logbook, she encounters tarot cards. Her local occult shopkeeper gives her a tarot reading as demonstration of its power.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
15/08/173m 54s

The Secret of Drakelow Hall - Part 6

After bearing witness to murder and madness at Drakelow Hall, our heroes set out into the woods in the hope of uncovering the truth. But what they find there is more disturbing than anything they could have imagined. Dorothy, Cornelia, Sebastian and Joy will return in The Tomb of Arensnuphis starting on the 6th of September 2017.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
08/08/1737m 58s

The Secret of Drakelow Hall - Part 5

As if one grizzly murder wasn’t enough, now more lives have been threatened by wild beasts and wilder men. With the unrelenting storm still raging outside, can our unlikely heroes finally work together to escape?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
01/08/1739m 57s

The Secret of Drakelow Hall - Part 4

Night in the old English manor has revealed the brutal murder of a soldier, and a fitful sleep has brought further horrors into our heroes’ world. A wild stag, appearing as if from nowhere in the upstairs bedroom, has been shot dead by the mysterious girl. But the calm of the next morning hides more mysteries.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26/07/1732m 53s

The Secret of Drakelow Hall - Part 3

The brutal and mysterious murder of a young soldier has cut through Drakelow Hall, shaking our four heroes to their cores. They steel themselves against this tragedy, but find that the ruinous night has more to give. Faced with threats from the manor and the woods, they must band together to survive.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/07/1733m 10s

The Secret of Drakelow Hall - Part 2

Four strangers have been thrown together by circumstance in rural Cumbria 1919. The friends and relatives they have travelled to visit are long dead, and they find themselves trapped without purpose in a convalescence centre in the woods. All that awaits them now is awkward dinner conversation and restless slumber.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/07/1727m 58s

The Secret of Drakelow Hall - Part 1

It is Autumn, 1919, and with the death and din of the Great War still ringing, four strangers find themselves cramped together in a moderately sized vehicle headed to Drakelow Hall, one of the last English manors still in use as a convalescence home for soldiers.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
04/07/1729m 17s

The Infinite Bad - Trailer

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26/06/171m 25s
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