Axe of the Blood God Episode 12: Meet Gerald of Rivia

Axe of the Blood God Episode 12: Meet Gerald of Rivia

Listen to Kat, Mike, and special guest Jason Wilson find many different ways to mispronounce "Geralt" as they analyze The Witcher 3.

Axe of the Blood God is our weekly RPG podcast hosted by Kat Bailey. You can find the show notes for previous episodes here.

In this week's episode of Axe of the Blood God (download link here), Gamesbeat's Jason Wilson returns to cover The Witcher 3 with Mike and Kat, helping to break down its combat, quest structure, and open world design..

Mike and Jason are generally pretty happy with it. But as I noted in the most recent episode of From Us to You, I'm a bit cooler on it. I outline my reasons in the episode, but a lot of it has to do with the combat and the customization. You can also check out Mike's review-in-progress here.

When you're finished listening to the show, we'd love to hear your thoughts. If you want to talk about the best games so far this year, or just RPGs in general, drop a line in the comments below. Conversely, you can reach me at kat.bailey@usgamer.net. We may read and discuss comments we like in an upcoming episode of Axe of the Blood God.

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Show Description

Kat, Mike, and guest Jason Wilson break down The Witcher 3's expansive open world, quest design and combat. Does it stack up to the best RPGs on the market? The crew have differing opinions.

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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Kat Bailey

Editor in Chief

Kat Bailey is a former freelance writer and contributor to publications including 1UP, IGN, GameSpot, GamesRadar, and EGM. Her fondest memories as a journalist are at GamePro, where she hosted RolePlayer's Realm and had legal access to the term "Protip." She is USgamer's resident mecha enthusiast, Pokemon Master, and Minnesota Vikings nut (skol).

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