Axe of the Blood God: Why We Love RPGs

Axe of the Blood God: Why We Love RPGs

PODCAST | Help us celebrate our 100th episode!

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), Nadia and I share for the genre nearest to our hearts: RPGs.

In the course of our fairly lengthy discussion, Nadia and I discuss our early history with RPGs, how they differed from other games, and the elements that have had a lasting impact on us. Then Caty joins us to share some of our own thoughts, and also to help read your comments!

Thanks to all those who have supported Axe of the Blood God over the past couple years. It feels great to have a hundred episodes in the can, and we hope to have a couple hundred more before we're finished. Until then, happy adventuring.

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Show Description

It's Axe of the Blood God's 100th episode, and after a quick discussion about Dragon Quest XI, Kat and Nadia use the occasion to talk about their history with the genre and why it means so much to them (14:10). Afterward, Caty drops in to share some thoughts of her (55:14), and we hear from you the listener on why RPGs are just the best.

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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