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RPG Club Plays Fire Emblem: Awakening–Week 4

RPG Club Plays Fire Emblem: Awakening–Week 4 

With May coming to a close, the RPG Club has retired our armies and convened once more to share final thoughts on Fire Emblem: Awakening. Reid and Tom found themselves bogged down by the fluffy story getting in the way of meticulously crafted battles. Ethan questioned who was actually giving …

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RPG Club Plays Fire Emblem Awakening —Week 3

RPG Club Plays Fire Emblem Awakening —Week 3 

May is slowly coming to a close, which means the RPG Club has by now worked their way through most of Fire Emblem: Awakening. Reid McCarter found himself caught on the bad side of a love triangle he wasn’t expecting while I faired a bit better in romance. Ethan struggled …

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RPG Club Plays Fire Emblem: Awakening – Week 2

RPG Club Plays Fire Emblem: Awakening – Week 2 

It’s week 2 for the RPG Club’s playthrough of Fire Emblem: Awakening. This week, the team died. A lot. For some of us, death means a short rest and glorious return to battle. But for others, the afterlife isn’t so pleasant.

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RPG Club Plays Fire Emblem: Awakening—Week 1

RPG Club Plays Fire Emblem: Awakening—Week 1 

With a new month comes a new title for the RPG Club. For May, the team has decided to take a stroll through one of 2013′s most acclaimed games for the 3DS—Fire Emblem: Awakening. As the newest entry in the long running strategy RPG series, Fire Emblem; Awakening earned high …

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RPG Club Plays Secret of Mana: the Mana Beast Unslain

RPG Club Plays Secret of Mana: the Mana Beast Unslain 

This week Reid and Tom rejoin the discussion while Mike moves on to focus on preparing for next month’s game, Fire Emblem: Awakening. But before we go on to tackle nearly everyone’s favorite little 3DS RPG of 2013, Reid, Tom and I try to hash out where exactly Secret of …

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RPG Club Plays Secret of Mana: Left Out in the Cold

RPG Club Plays Secret of Mana: Left Out in the Cold 

Having lost both Reid and Tom this week, Mike and I take some time to dwell on Secret of Mana‘s flawed legacy and the future copy-cats it never sparked.

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RPG Club Plays Secret of Mana: It’s Dangerous to Go Alone

RPG Club Plays Secret of Mana: It’s Dangerous to Go Alone 

Reid McCarter: Secret of Mana takes an absolutely breathtaking nosedive after its first few hours. Ethan, our resident Mana devotee, will no doubt debate this. But, despite appreciating the unorthodox combat systems and narrative introduction, the minor flaws of the game’s beginning become emphasized to the point of distraction with time.

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RPG Club Plays Secret of Mana: Heroes and Rabites

RPG Club Plays Secret of Mana: Heroes and Rabites 

Secret of Mana remains an exemplar of the golden age of SNES RPGs–or does it? The RPG Club picks up this old Square Soft classic to see whether its endearing quirks help it transcend the derivative example set by its peers, or merely serve to distract from its own, similarly …

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RPG Club Plays Skyrim: Week 4 Finale

As the month comes to a close, so too does our time with Skyrim. After a long time playing, we all have basically arrived at the conclusion that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has little-to-no replayability. Mike and Ethan reflect on that, while Caitlin gets distracted by over-analyzing the Daedra.

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RPG Club Plays Skyrim: Week 3

RPG Club Plays Skyrim: Week 3 

Another week, another RPG Club post! This marks the second-to-last week on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Ethan is unimpressed, and the other RPG-ers reflect on music, alchemy, and the Dawnguard DLC.

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