Mailbag of the Blood God: What to Play if You're New to RPGs

Mailbag of the Blood God: What to Play if You're New to RPGs

The Axe of the Blood God mailbag returns with conversation about what to play if you're new to RPGs, Final Fantasy 13, and more.

So RPGs sound cool to you, but maybe you find the genre kind of intimidating. What should you play first? Nadia and I cover this topic and more as we once again open up the Mailbag of the Blood God [download link here].

In addition to the RPGs you should play if you're a genre novice, we also talk about playing RPGs with your kids; the legacy of Final Fantasy 13, the deluge of ports on the Switch, and more. Plus, listeners share their own stories with the Jaguar and 3DO!

On top of all that, we review Indivisible, the new RPG by the creators of Skullgirls. We're suprisingly... lukewarm on it? But it's a nice opportunity to talk about what made Valkyrie Profile special, and why its immitators can't seem to measure up.

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The mailbag returns as Kat and Nadia talk about what RPGs genre novices should tackle first; revisit the legacy of Final Fantasy 13, and more! Plus, they review Indivisible, the new RPG by the creators of Skullsgirls. Does it live up to the legacy of Valkyrie Profile? Find out!

Music from Axe of the Blood God is courtesy of Lena Raine, composer of Celeste. I also use music from the RPG Music Pack over at rpgmaker.net. Check it out!

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Kat Bailey

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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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