Axe of the Blood God: Fire Emblem Echoes and Final Fantasy XII Feature in This Week's RPG Podcast

Axe of the Blood God: Fire Emblem Echoes and Final Fantasy XII Feature in This Week's RPG Podcast

PODCAST | We share our thoughts on Fire Emblem Echoes, Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, and more!

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), Nadia and I discuss Final Fantasy XII, Fire Emblem Echoes, and more!

I was a bit more down on Fire Emblem Echoes than a lot of other sites, mostly because I was unhappy with the unbalanced difficulty. But I love it in other ways, which made the review kind of hard to write. The same could be said for Final Fantasy XII, which has long been one of the more controversial entries in a controversial series. Lots to say on both of these, so tune on in!

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

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Show Description

Kat and Nadia talk about the importance of NPCs in the context of Destiny 2 (1:00), review Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (7:30), and offer their impressions after a couple weeks with Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (26:10). Plus we read your responses to last week's Skyrim discussion!

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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