Critical Research :: Entry 201: Welcome to the Hot

Embark on a dangerous expedition into the unknown in Liberty: Critical Research – a serialized sci-fi audio drama! Follow an Atrian ethnographic team into the Fringe, the lawless sector of a war-torn colony. Welcome to season 2 of Liberty: Critical Research!

After escaping a poorly laid trap, the Atrian team finds themselves in the claws of another horror: the Rocket Punks. The surviving team now finds themselves entangled in the misshapen web of the thrill-seeking gang.


Written by Kaitlin Statz

Produced, Edited, with Sound Design by Travis Vengroff

“Critical Research Theme” written by Travis Vengroff, arranged and produced by Steven Melin

Additional Sound Design by Dayn Russell Leonardson

Mixing and Mastering by Brandon Strader


Dr. Martollow Kovski :: Paul Mella

Officer Decima Jalloh :: Lauren Griffin

Officer Severous Ljqvist :: Travis Vengroff

Dismas :: Sean Francis

Fringer 1 :: Dave Fennoy

Fringer 2 :: Daniel Demerin

Howell :: Rob “boR” Pittsley

Badz :: Cat Blackard

Skit :: Caitlin Buckley

Boom :: Christy Luse

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Sound Effects: (attribution licensees)

“static sputtering noises 1.wav” edited, originally recorded by Jobro

“NYPD Police Scanner.mp3” edited, originally recorded by FlyinEye

“Female screaming for help” originally recorded by 11linda:

“Slaughter house ambiance recording [BG].mp3” edited, originally recorded by Audionautics

“bip.wav” edited, originalled recorded by Slanesh

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