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RPG Club Plays Golden Sun: Week 2

RPG Club Plays Golden Sun: Week 2 

This week Ethan and Mike take a closer look at Golden Sun’s writing, and whether the game’s call and response dialogue gets in the way of players enjoying a simpler, less cluttered narrative.

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RPG Club Plays Golden Sun: Week 1

This month, the RPG Club takes a look back to the turn of the century when a small game on a little handheld made a big splash. Mike shares his reservations about revisiting his first RPG love while I vow to make this encounter with Golden Sun a more fruitful …

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RPG Club Plays Bastion: Week 4

RPG Club Plays Bastion: Week 4 

After going AWOL for a week and a half, the RPG Club is back with some concluding thoughts to offer as we salute Supergiant Games’ first masterpiece and reflect on some of the things that make it so wonderful despite any of its individual flaws.

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On The Eve Of Replaying Persona 4

On The Eve Of Replaying Persona 4 

I love Persona 4 like Nicolas Cage loves Pachinko. And I might love Persona 3 more. These two games were the most revolutionary Japanese role playing games to come out of Japan in the last decade; I’m the kind of person who could debate Persona 3 or Persona 4 for …

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RPG Club Plays Bastion: Week 2

RPG Club Plays Bastion: Week 2 

Tom Auxier
Having played Transistor so recently, it’s no surprise my thoughts about it were affected by Bastion. Namely: Transistor fails at the thing that Bastion did the best, which was provide the player agency while not removing any from the character.

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PERISH Casts Death in a More Beautiful Light

PERISH Casts Death in a More Beautiful Light 

“I don’t know that PERISH is THAT ambitious,” Anthony Richard told me in an email. “Given the scope of the game the amount of actual work coding and making content is totally doable by one person.” Watching the trailer though, I’m still amazed.

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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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Traditional & Terrific: A Review Of Demon Gaze

Traditional & Terrific: A Review Of Demon Gaze 

Demon Gaze is a dungeon-crawler for the PlayStation Vita. It didn’t take much time with the game–its eccentric cast of characters, its wonderfully-crafted dungeons, and its engaging story arch to win me over. I absolutely, unequivocally loved this game. So instead of weird, gushing review of one of my favourite …

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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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