USgamer's RPG Podcast Welcomes RPG Legend Brian Fargo

USgamer's RPG Podcast Welcomes RPG Legend Brian Fargo

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: We interview legendary director Brian Fargo about Wasteland 3 and go in-depth on Final Fantasy XV.

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), we welcome RPG legend Brian Fargo for a look at Wasteland 3. Plus, our fearless leader has Final Fantasy XV impressions!

Brian Fargo, of course, should need no introduction. From his start as an amateur designer in high school through his famous run at Interplay and to the present, Fargo has been responsible for some of the greatest RPGs ever made. We welcome him to the pod in the second segment, where he talks about his vision for Wasteland 3, the challenges of making RPGs back in the late '80s, and how the genre has evolved through the years.

Also in this episode: Jeremy and Nadia share their impressions on Final Fantasy XV! With just a month to go before it finally arrives, here are our thoughts on the first third of the game. We're actually pretty excited!

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Show Description

Legendary RPG designer Brian Fargo joins the pod to discuss Wasteland 3, his history with the series, the evolution of RPGs, and what it was like to make games back in the '80s. But first, Jeremy and Nadia go in-depth on Final Fantasy XV. Do the characters work? Is the battle system better than advertised? All of our impressions and more!

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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