USgamer's RPG Podcast Delves Into Final Fantasy Explorers and Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam

USgamer's RPG Podcast Delves Into Final Fantasy Explorers and Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: Does Final Fantasy Explorers live up to the franchise's name? Is Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam worth checking out? We share our thoughts!

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

In this week's episode of Axe of the Blood God (download link here), Kat is joined by GamesBeat's Jason Wilson to discuss Final Fantasy Explorers. Then, Bob drops by to talk Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam and Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen.

We're still working on our full review; but I played some Final Fantasy Explorers over the weekend, and I actually enjoyed it more than I thought I would. Jason was less enthusiastic in his review, so we spend quite a bit of time discussing its comparative merits. As always, I'm curious to here your thoughts.

In the second segment, Bob joins me to talk Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam, which he reviewed last week. We also cover Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen, which is getting a second life on Steam. Lots of underrated RPGs this week on the show, so join us!

Next week: Story in RPGs! How can it elevate an RPG? How does it differ from the average game? We discuss!

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Show Description

GamesBeat's Jason Wilson joins Kat to discuss the merits of Square Enix's latest foray into the Monster Hunter genre, then Bob drops by to share this thoughts on Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam and Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen.

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!

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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