Axe of the Blood God: Nier: Automata and Andromeda Drama

Axe of the Blood God: Nier: Automata and Andromeda Drama

PODCAST: Kat, Caty, and Nadia talk Nier Automata, Mass Effect Andromeda, Chrono Trigger, and more in this massive episode of our RPG podcast.

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

In this week's episode of Axe of the Blood God (download link here), the Chrono Trigger and Persona 4 Golden Reports return, and Caty discusses Nier Automata!

There's plenty to discuss in this week's episode as Nadia and I hit on the Mass Effect Andromeda drama (as well as my thoughts on the opening) and return to Persona 4 Golden and Chrono Trigger. Then Caty joins us to talk Nier Automata and recommend some good SMT games ahead of Persona 5.

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  • 01:00 Mass Effect Andromeda
  • 10:45 Persona 4
  • 26:27 Chrono Trigger
  • 41:00 Nier Automata
  • 01:04:30 Shin Megami Tensei
  • 01:20:00 Outro

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Show Description

This week's episode of Nadia and Kat goofing on Mass Effect Andromeda's odd animation problems (1:00) before returning to Persona 4 (10:45) and Chrono Trigger (26:27). Then Caty returns to talk Nier Automata (41:00) and which Shin Megami Tensei games to play after Persona 5 (1:04:30). It's a double helping of RPG goodness!

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

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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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