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Ship Happens and Mind Games

By wthpod March 13, 2017

In this mysterious episode Suzie examines the mystery of the Mary Celeste and Trevor plays around with the arcade mystery of Polybius.

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Sources:

THE MARY CELESTE

History.com n.d, What happened to the Mary Celeste? http://www.history.com/news/ask-history/what-happened-to-the-mary-celeste
Smithsonian.com 2007, Abandoned Ship: The Mary Celeste http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/abandoned-ship-the-mary-celeste-174488104/?page=1
The Mary Celeste – Fact Not Fiction, n.d. http://www.maryceleste.net/part1.htm

POLYBIUS

The Golden Age Arcade Historian – All in for a Quarter

Polybius: The story behind the world’s most mysterious arcade cabinet – Eurogamer

The Urban Legend of the Government’s Mind-Controlling Arcade Game – Atlas Obscura

Polybius – Know Your Meme

THE POLYBIUS CONSPIRACY – Kickstarter

1981 in video gaming – Wikipedia

Other stuff:

The word history in the opening theme has been extracted from…

History Never Repeats – Split Enz (1981)

History Repeating – Propellerheads feat: Miss Shirley Bassey (1998)

Flame Trees – Cold Chisel (1984)

You’re History – Shakespeare’s Sister (1989)

Centuries – Fall Out Boy (2015)

All music used under fair use provisions.

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