Axe of the Blood God: An RPG Podcast

Kat Bailey

  • 2 hours 14 minutes
    Dragon Age Impressions and SGF Epilogue w/ Brenden Groom

    More like Summer Games FEAST. The deluge of news simply doesn't stop. This time Kat, Nadia, Eric, and special guest Brenden Groom focus on Dragon Age: The Veilguard plus a bazillion other games that were announced over the past week.

    Tune in to live recordings of the show every Saturday morning at https://www.twitch.tv/bloodgodpod and subscribe for bonus episodes and discord access at https://www.patreon.com/bloodgodpod

    Also in this episode:

    • Train Station Fist Fights!
    • Is Super Monkey Ball and RPG?
    • Hyper Light Breaker
    • Monster Hunter Wilds
    • More Metaphor
    • Blumhouse and Sam Barlow
    • Demonschool

    Timestamps:

    • 00:00 - Intro
    • 15:36 - Kat and Eric's Dragon Age Impressions
    • 1:00:00 - More SGF
    • 1:48:08 - Random Encounters
    • 1:51:20 - The Tavern
    • 2:02:02 - Nadia's Nostalgia Nook

    Music Used in this Episode:

    • Do Your Best - [Breath of Fire III]
    • A Curious Tale - [Secret of Mana]
    • Jouin High School - [Shin Megami Tensei V]

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    17 June 2024, 12:00 pm
  • 1 hour 23 minutes
    Summer Games Fest, Xbox Showcase, and More!

    We're at the SGF. We're at the Day of the Devs. We're at the Xbox Showcase. We're at the combination SGF, Day of the Devs, Xbox Showcase. Kat and Eric are joined by Michael Higham and Moises Tavares to discuss an absolute deluge of game reveals, announcements, trailers, and news.

    Tune in to live recordings of the show every Saturday morning at https://www.twitch.tv/bloodgodpod and subscribe for bonus episodes and discord access at https://www.patreon.com/bloodgodpod

    Also in this episode:

    • Can Metaphor: ReFantazio bring back fantasy?
    • Dragon Age: The Veilguard is here to fill your quip quota
    • Starfield: Shattered Space
    • Expedition 33

    Timestamps:

    • 00:00 - Intro
    • 00:00 - Main Topic - It's ALL Main Topic, Baby! Good luck!

    Music Used in this Episode:

    • Tuliyollal Theme - Day - [Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail]

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    11 June 2024, 2:00 am
  • 1 hour 38 minutes
    State of Play, Summer Games Event Preview, and More!

    The season of big summer announcements has begun! Kat, Nadia, and Eric discuss the RPG offerings Sony has revealed in the latest State of Play. What do PlayStation-playing RPG-lovers have to look forward to in the near future? Find out on this episode of Axe of the Blood God!

    Tune in to live recordings of the show every Saturday morning at https://www.twitch.tv/bloodgodpod and subscribe for bonus episodes and discord access at https://www.patreon.com/bloodgodpod

    Also in this episode:

    • Monster Hunter Wilds
    • Dragon Quest HD-2D is back!
    • 13 Sentinels Pantheon Prologue

    Timestamps:

    • 00:00 - Intro
    • 08:51 - Main Topic - Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
    • 53:51 - Random Encounters
    • 59:23 - The Tavern
    • 1:25:58 - Nadia's Nostalgia Nook

    Music Used in this Episode:

    • Do Your Best - [Breath of Fire III]
    • A Curious Tale - [Secret of Mana]
    • Retem City - Day View - [Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis]

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    3 June 2024, 1:00 pm
  • 1 hour 23 minutes
    Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Review w/ Logan Plant

    The Mario RPG remakes continue with a Gamecube classic and Kat, Nadia, and special guest Logan Plant are here to talk about it. Does the brilliant script hold up? Is the combat and progression still as fantastic as it's always been? And who is the best companion? That's easy, we all know who it is. Go on. You get one guess. And if it's wrong you need to leave.

    Tune in to live recordings of the show every Saturday morning at https://www.twitch.tv/bloodgodpod and subscribe for bonus episodes and discord access at https://www.patreon.com/bloodgodpod

    Also in this episode:

    • Put Waffle House in Tekken
    • This Week in Gekkoukan Continues
    • A Doctor Who Primer
    • Jenny Nicholson's doing good work

    Timestamps:

    • 00:00 - Intro
    • 03:04 - Main Topic - Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
    • 39:38 - Random Encounters
    • 44:00 - The Tavern
    • 1:17:28 - Nadia's Nostalgia Nook

    Music Used in this Episode:

    • Do Your Best - [Breath of Fire III]
    • A Curious Tale - [Secret of Mana]
    • Rogueport - [Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door]


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    27 May 2024, 1:00 pm
  • 1 hour 40 minutes
    Mailbag! Why Persona 5 Got Mad Popular in the West, and Does Kiryu Make Sweet Love?

    It's letter tiiime, it's letter tiiime!~ Axe of the Blood God's May mailbag is here, and it is loaded with some excellent questions from our listeners. The topics of discussion are, but not limited to:

    • What stops so many of us from finishing RPGs?
    • PS5 RPG ports we want to see on Switch 2
    • Do Dragon Quest Slimes taste sweet or savoury?
    • Where's Axe of the Blood God's "Best RPG Soundtrack" segment? Huh? Huh??


    Also in this episode:

    • Sony has a new CEO, Rest in Pizza Jim Ryan.
    • Nier's devs are working on a project that might be Nier, but we don't have Nier-ly enough information yet.
    • Jabroni Chocobos
    • Childhood cats, bitten and non.


    Timestamps:

    • 00:00 - Intro
    • 04:48 - Letter Time
    • 1:07:01 - Random Encounters
    • 1:12:09 - The Tavern
    • 1:25:57 - Nostalgia Nook

    Music used in this episode:

    • Do Your Best! - [Breath of Fire III]
    • Patty's Pub - [Dragon Quest IX]
    • A Curious Tale - [Secret of Mana]
    • Lab 16 Ruins - [Chrono Trigger]

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    20 May 2024, 9:27 pm
  • 1 hour 48 minutes
    We're Very Worried About Xbox RPGs Now

    Capitalism continues to function as intended with the closure of several studios by Microsoft. What's the future of Game Pass? What will RPGs on Microsoft platforms look like going forward? And how many lives need to be ruined by rich people before we bring back the thing that rhymes with "creatine'? Kat, Nadia, and Eric discuss this and so much more on this episode of Axe of the Blood God! Tune in to live recordings of the show every Saturday morning at https://www.twitch.tv/bloodgodpod

    Also in this episode:

    • Animal Well
    • Hades 2
    • Kat holds her FFXIV playthrough for a $20,000 ransom

    Timestamps:

    • 00:00 - Intro
    • 03:52 - Main Topic - Microsoft
    • 47:28 - Random Encounters
    • 1:0:0 - The Tavern, More or Less
    • 1:32:32 - Nadia's Nostalgia Nook

    Music Used in this Episode:

    • Do Your Best - [Breath of Fire III]
    • A Curious Tale - [Secret of Mana]
    • Human - [The Killers]

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    13 May 2024, 1:00 pm
  • 1 hour 48 minutes
    Can Square Enix Be Saved and Does It Need Saving?

    A slew of un-announced titles from Square Enix have just been skewered by the masamune in a grand restructuring. In the wake of Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth's sales, where does our beloved JRPG machine go from here? The odds of getting a Various Daylife 2 seem slimmer than ever. Kat, Nadia, and Eric discuss the future of the house that Final Fantasy built and more on this week's episode!

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    Also in this Episode:

    • Starfield Update!
    • 9S' Therapist
    • Knock-knock it's Knuckles!
    • This Week in Gekkoukan continues!
    • Stay off the Jibanyan couch

    Timestamps:

    00:00 - Intro

    04:16 - Main Topic

    55:52 - Random Encounters

    1:02:56 - The Tavern

    1:32:48 - Nadia's Nostalgia Nook

    Music Used in this Episode:

    Do Your Best! - [Breath of Fire III]

    A Curious Tale - [Secret of Mana]

    Wait for Truth - [Live-A-Live]

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    6 May 2024, 1:00 pm
  • 1 hour 40 minutes
    Fallout 4 Mini-Pantheon, Metaphor GOTY '24?

    Let's re-litigate like it 2015! Does Fallout 4 deserve the hate that it gets in certain circles? With the current-gen update and the TV series bringing Fore-out back to the Fall-front it's time for Kat and Eric to go head-to-head and determine if Fallout 4 is one of the greats of the genre or deserves to be cast into the Pandaemonium pit.

    Also in this episode:

    • Eiyuden Chronicles' bumpy patches
    • Metaphor ReFantazio
    • Kat rides a rollercoaster and finishes Unicorn Overlord in that order
    • This Week in Gekkoukan Reload continues!
    • Hades 2 tech test impressions

    Timestamps:

    • 00:00 - Intro
    • 08:16 - Main Topic - Fallout 4
    • 42:04 - Random Encounters
    • 1:02:24 - The Tavern
    • 1:26:24 - Nadia's Nostalgia Nook

    Music Used in this Episode:

    • Do Your Best - [Breath of Fire III]
    • A Curious Tale - [Secret of Mana]
    • Crawl Out Through the Fallout - [Sheldon Allman]

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    29 April 2024, 12:00 pm
  • 1 hour 36 minutes
    Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes Review w/ Lucas White

    When you consider inflation that's really only gonna get you as far as seventy-ish heroes.

    Either way the spiritual successor of Suikoden has arrived! Is it worth the wait? Did they manage to fit all them heroes into the Switch version? Eric, Nadia, and special guest Lucas White discuss this much-anticipated crowd-funded torch-bearer of the late Yoshitaka Murayama's legacy.

    Also in this episode:

    • Class of Heroes
    • Nier: AutoNadia
    • Hades 2
    • Turtle Power

    Timestamps:

    • 00:00 - Intro
    • 05:52 - Main Topic
    • 56:32 - Random Encounters
    • 57:36 - The Tavern
    • 1:26:24 - Nadia's Nostalgia Nook

    Music Used in this Episode:

    • Do Your Best - [Breath of Fire III]
    • A Curious Tale - [Secret of Mana]
    • MEGALOMANIA (RF Remix) - [RF]

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    22 April 2024, 7:00 am
  • 1 hour 45 minutes
    Is The Fallout TV Show Any Good?

    Did you know Walton Goggins has his own distillery? You can buy Walton Goggins-branded gin if you want. And if you, like me, happily embrace any opportunity to see beloved character-actor Walton Goggins on screen then boy howdy the new Fallout show is for you! A veritable overpour of Goggins -- much like how one might make a generous cocktail with the fine spirits from Walton Goggins' distillery! How many more times can I type 'Walton Goggins'?! At least once more; Walton Goggins! Kat, Nadia, and Eric discuss what makes a good video game adaptation, if Square can make a hit movie, and whether there's beef between Bethesda and Obsidian!

    Also in this episode:

    • More Slay the Spire
    • Why tipping for video games is a CEO grift
    • Possibility Space's bizarre and tragic shutdown
    • Final Fantasy's difficult position
    • Kat played Warhammer
    • Eric's return to Chrono Trigger

    Timestamps:

    • 00:00 - Intro
    • 08:00 - Main Topic
    • 46:00 - Random Encounters
    • 1:08:00 - The Tavern
    • 1:34:40 - Nadia's Nostalgia Nook

    Music Used in this Episode:

    • Do Your Best - [Breath of Fire III]
    • A Curious Tale - [Secret of Mana]
    • Guardia Millennial Fair - [Beer SQ]


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    15 April 2024, 12:00 pm
  • 1 hour 39 minutes
    RPGs and Fighting Games w/ Mitchell Saltzman and Brenden Groom

    They share more than just fireballs! Kat and Eric are joined by special guests Brenden Groom and Mitchell Saltzman to discuss why these are two genres that taste great together! What fighting games would make a great RPG? What RPG would make a great fighting game? Where is there already plenty of crossover? And why is 2B in all of them anyway?

    Also in this episode:

    • Tidus is fine
    • The return of Kat's Persona 3 Quest!!
    • Kissin' cousins
    • Content Warning

    Timestamps:

    • 00:00 - Intro
    • 04:30 - Main Topic
    • 51:32 - Random Encounters
    • 52:40 - The Tavern
    • 1:19:44 - Industry Story time

    Music Used in this Episode:

    • Do Your Best [Breath of Fire III]
    • Seeking Victory [Tales of Legendia]

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    8 April 2024, 12:00 pm
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