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PODCAST | Kat is joined by a guest to dissect the history and design of RPG battle systems. Plus: NieR Automata and Persona 5!
PODCAST: We return to the RPG that's been getting a bit of backlash lately while also talking Chrono Trigger, Horizon Zero Dawn, the Switch, and Nier.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: What are the best RPG boss fights? And what makes a good RPG boss fight in the first place? Nadia and returning guest Steve Tramer join Kat to dissect this crucial aspect of creating a good roleplaying game.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: Steve Tramer returns for a special GDC episode in which he and Kat discuss Square Enix's I Am Setuna, the newly-revealed Tyranny, XCOM 2, and the pros and cons of VR as it relates to RPGs.
Special guest Steve Tramer returns to discuss Final Fantasy V, his misgivings about Vagrant Story, and more.
What does turn-based combat mean in the modern era? Bob, Kat, and special guest Steve Tramer explore a mechanic that is as old as the medium itself.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: What makes a good RPG story, and what are some of our favorites? Steve Tramer and Kat Bailey go in-depth on an integral part of the RPG experience. Plus: A possible Mother 3 localization!
Kat and Steve share their favorite and least favorite moments from the Elder Scrolls and Fallout games, rail against lore bloat, and ponder the ways in which RPGs as a whole can improve. Plus: We're giving away a free copy of Fallout 4!
On the 10th anniversary of Nintendo's greatest hit, fans weigh in on how the unassuming little handheld won their hearts against all odds.
Steve Tramer returns to talk Shadowrun Hong Kong and the delay of Persona 5, with Kat musing on Xenoblade Chronicles X and ranting about Destiny: The Taken King.
Jeremy, Kat, and special guest Steve Tramer jump into the prickliest of subgenres — roguelikes.