Axe of the Blood God: The Final Fantasy IX Report Begins!

Axe of the Blood God: The Final Fantasy IX Report Begins!

PODCAST | And we talk Divinity: Original Sin 2 as well!

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 commence our in-depth discussion of a cult classic: Final Fantasy IX!

Final Fantasy IX launched on the PS4 earlier this week; and upon hearing that Nadia only ever played a few hours of it, I knew what our next report would be about. In the first part, we talk about its history, the intro, some of the characters, the ways that it differs from the other PSX Final Fantasy releases, and of course, Vivi!

Also in this episode: Mike talks about why Divinity: Original Sin 2 is rad. It's pretty rad! And of course we have all of our usual RPG news, letters, and perfect RPG teams. Join us!

Want to share your thoughts on RPGs? Email us at usgamer@usgamer.net. We may read your letter on the show! Keep those Perfect RPG Teams coming, folks!

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Show Description

Kat and Nadia talk about Final Fantasy XV on the Switch, Monster Hunter World, and Nier: Automata's sales success, then jump into the main topic: Our first Final Fantasy IX report! (13:23). Then Mike joins us to talk about why you should be playing Divinity: Original Sin 2! (35:56) And of course we read your letters!

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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