USgamer's RPG Podcast Explores the Best RPGs of 2015

USgamer's RPG Podcast Explores the Best RPGs of 2015

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: What are our favorite RPGs of 2015? Kat, Bob, Mike, and Nadia explore a packed year in roleplaying games.

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 asks Bob, Mike, and Nadia about their favorite RPGs of 2015, and also what their main takeaway from the year is.

My favorite RPG of 2015 is Fallout 4 pretty much by default. Unless you count Steamworld Heist, no other roleplaying game this year has made as large an impression. Overall, I think it's been an above average year for RPGs as a whole, but a little weak for JRPGs. I'm personally really looking forward to next year when we get Persona 5, Fire Emblem Fates, and maybe even Final Fantasy XV.

On that subject, what's your favorite RPG of 2015? Reply in the comments or drop me a line in the messages. I want to know! Also, what's your opinion of this year in roleplaying games? Was it strong? Weak? Again, I want to know. In the meantime, this is the last episode of our show for 2015. We'll be back on the week of January 4th to talk about the upcoming year in RPGs. Thanks for your support, and we'll see you next year.

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Show Description

What are the best RPGs of 2015? What were our main takeaways from this year in roleplaying games? Bob, Mike, Kat, and newcomer Nadia Oxford all share their thoughts on what has been a packed year for our favorite genre.

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 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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