Axe of the Blood God Episode 22: The Best RPGs Since 2000

Axe of the Blood God Episode 22: The Best RPGs Since 2000

The staff convenes to discuss Dark Souls, World of WarCraft, and the rest of the best RPGs since 2000.

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), Jaz and Mike drop by to reminisce about World of WarCraft, then Bob shares his undying love for Dark Souls before talking about honorable mentions like Dragon Quest IX and Knights of the Old Republic.

We wrapped up our Best 15 Games Since 2000 list earlier this week, and as expected it contained a handful of RPGs. As such, it seemed only natural to talk about them on this podcast. If you're looking for some insight on went on behind the scenes with this list, Bob and I also talk a bit on how we voted. Come and see how the sausage is made (hint: really long email threads).

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Show Description

With USgamer's Best 15 Games Since 2000 list now complete, Kat convenes the crew to talk about the best RPGs on the list. Jaz and Mike drop by to reminisce about World of WarCraft, then Bob once again shares his undying love for Dark Souls. Plus: Honorable mentions!

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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