Axe of the Blood God: We Love Project Octopath Traveler

Axe of the Blood God: We Love Project Octopath Traveler

PODCAST | We talk about all the news from the Nintendo Direct, share our thoughts on Project Octopath Traveler, and reminisce about the days of the Apple II.

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 share our love for a sneaky good little Switch RPG due next year: Project Octopath Traveler!

A bunch of observers have been sharing their love for Project Octopath Traveler, and we agree! We think it looks great! Nadia and I share our love for its graphics, break down its battle system, and talk about how it looks on the TV vs. the Switch. We also delve into everything else from this week's Nintendo Direct!

Also in this episode, David Craddock returns to talk about this new book: Break Out: How the Apple II Launched the PC Gaming Revolution. Join us as we dive into the early history of PC RPGs and talk about how their roots extended into the rest of the genre!

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 go LIVE with their thoughts on all the info from this week's Nintendo Direct, include Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and The Alliance Alive. They also share their impressions on Project Octopath Traveler! Spoiler: They like it! In the second segment, David Craddock returns to share tales from the dawn of the RPG age from his new book about the Apple II (37:36), and Kat and Nadia pick more Perfect RPG Teams!

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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