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Alchemic symbology as an allegory of creation and transformation behind BEAST

Alchemic symbology as an allegory of creation and transformation behind BEAST

Man has always sought the truth. The alchemists' common goal was to discover the method of transmutation of lead into gold (philosopher's stone), medicine for all diseases (panacea) and the elixir of immortality. Alchemy can be considered the direct ancestor of modern science. Those who studied alchemy were characterized by courage and curiosity. Which they often overpaid with their lives. Today we know that the old symbols reflected true science hidden under the mask of mystery and secret. Zuzanna Zakrzewska, illustrator of the BEAST books, will help us explore the secrets of alchemical allegories in the game.

Setting, Culture, and Curiosities behind BEAST

Setting, Culture, and Curiosities behind BEAST

Learn more about the history of the region where the BEAST events take place. Mateusz Witkowski, a BEAST writer, will introduce you to the arc of knowledge about the region of the Carpathian mountains forgotten for centuries, which gave up the most terrible people such as Vlad Dracula and Elizabeth Batory. It is a land of strong and ruthless people who do not recognize compromises.

BEAST - Truth and Legend of the Blood Countess Erzsébet

BEAST - Truth and Legend of the Blood Countess Erzsébet

Do vampires really exist? It's hard to say, it depends on who is asking. The bloody legend of Elizabeth Bathory is probably known to everyone. But do you know that some historians say that this intelligent and beautiful woman was the victim of a conspiracy? Read what Mateusz Witkowski, one of BEAST writers, wrote about it.