Axe of the Blood God is our weekly RPG podcast hosted by Kat Bailey and Nadia Oxford. You can find the previous episodes here.
We've talked a fair amount about the influence that RPGs have had over triple-A development over the years, but it's more blatant than ever in Assassin's Creed Origins and Destiny 2: two of the biggest games of the year. Nadia and I talk about how hard it is to replicate the magic of The Witcher 3, and why RPG mechanics are so addictive.
Also in this episode: Shin Megami Tensei V chatter! Another Secret of Mana Report! And more!
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Kat and Nadia get together to discuss Kat's recent addition to Destiny 2; the Witcher 3's influence on 2017's biggest games, and the announcement of Shin Megami Tensei 5 before delving into Vivi's search for meaning, the introduction of Eiko, and dwaves in the latest Final Fantasy IX Report. Plus: Kat refuses gender Sprite and complains about Spikey in Secret of Mana Report #2.
Music from Axe of the Blood God is courtesy of Lena Chappelle, who has also contributed the themes to Active Time Babble and Roleplayers' Realm. I also use music from the RPG Music Pack over at rpgmaker.net. Check it out!
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