Axe of the Blood God: Where I Am Setsuna Went Wrong, What Elder Scrolls Online is Getting Right

Axe of the Blood God: Where I Am Setsuna Went Wrong, What Elder Scrolls Online is Getting Right

PODCAST | Nadia, Kat, and Mike get together to talk I Am Setsuna, Monster Hunter XX, and Elder Scrolls Online in the latest episode of the pod.

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 discuss Indivisible, Monster Hunter XX, I Am Setsuna, and Elder Scrolls Online. And we read your comments, too!

Tokyo RPG Factory's heart was in the right place when they made I Am Setsuna, but it's all too obvious that they had to make it with zero time and with zero budget. Nadia broke down some of where I Am Setsuna went wrong in a recent article, and what Lost Spheal can learn from its mistakes. We also discuss Elder Scrolls Online, which has made something of a resurgence of late. Join us for a rare dive into the world of MMORPGs!

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 get together to discuss Indivisible's move to the Switch (5:00), the Monster Hunter XX announcement (11:40), and where I Am Setsuna went wrong (23:22). Then Mike Williams returns to discuss Elder Scrolls Online's new Morrowind expansion and MMORPGs in general (37:30). And of course: more reader comments!

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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