Axe of the Blood God: We Pick the Fall 2017 RPGs We're Looking Forward to Most

Axe of the Blood God: We Pick the Fall 2017 RPGs We're Looking Forward to Most

South Park! Divinity: Original Sin! Xenoblade Chronicles 2! Kat and Nadia pick the RPGs they're looking forward to most this fall.

Axe of the Blood God is our weekly RPG podcast hosted by Kat Bailey and Nadia Oxford. You can find the previous episodes here.

In this week's episode of Axe of the Blood God (download link here), we dive into the RPGs that are coming out this fall. Xenoblade Chronicles 2! Pokemon! South Park! We've got them all covered.

Alas, we did not get a chance to chat about the news of the Secret of Mana remake, which dropped after we finished our recording. But if you want a preview, here's Nadia's take on it. Otherwise, we mostly focus on RPGs that are just around the corner, including Divinity Original Sin 2 and South Park: The Fractured But Whole. Nadia and I countdown the most intriguing RPGs of the fall and pick our favorites!

Also in this episode: More RPG parties! Thanks for all the great comments from those of who listened to the episode. It was a fun exercise, and hopefully we can do it against sometime!

Now here's a poll for our intrepid listeners: What should our next report be? Should we dive into Witcher 3? Wait for Divinity: Original Sin 2? We want your thoughts!

Want to share your thoughts on RPGs? Email us at We may read your letter on the show!

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Show Description

Kat and Nadia talk about the weirdness of Assassins' Creed x Final Fantasy (which is indeed a real thing), then count down the biggest RPGs of Fall 2017! (22:00) Pokemon! Xenoblade Chronicles 2! South Park! We discuss them all and pick the ones we're most excited to play. Plus: We read your perfect RPG parties! (01:06:10)

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 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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