Axe of the Blood God

An RPG Podcast

Kat Bailey and Nadia Oxford explore PC RPGs, JRPGs, MMORPGs, and all the best in the wonderful world of role-playing video games!

PC RPG Quest – 1990s: The Silver Age Of RPGs

PC RPG Quest – 1990s: The Silver Age Of RPGs

Turn on Nickelodeon and feed your Tamagotchi, because it's time for the '90s PC RPG Quest here at Axe of the Blood God.
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Chrono Cross Is This Month’s Pantheon Selection!

Chrono Cross Is This Month’s Pantheon Selection!

Good news, Disciples! Chrono Cross is the January 2022 selection for the Axe of the Blood God Pantheon! Here's what you need to know!
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PC RPG Quest – 1990s: The Silver Age Of RPGs

PC RPG Quest – 1990s: The Silver Age Of RPGs

Turn on Nickelodeon and feed your Tamagotchi, because it's time for the '90s PC RPG Quest here at Axe of the Blood God.
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The Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Ranking, Part 3

The Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Ranking, Part 3

In the grand finale of our great Cowboy Bebop series ranking, we tackle the ten best episodes of the series!
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Pantheon of the Blood God: Persona 5

Pantheon of the Blood God: Persona 5

Our Pantheon of the Blood God exploration of Persona 5 is here! Is it worthy of inclusion among the greatest RPGs ever made?
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Is a Chrono Cross Remake On the Way?

Is a Chrono Cross Remake On the Way?

Could a Chrono Cross remake be on the way? Plus, a mailbag!
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The January 2022 Pantheon Nominees Are Here!

The January 2022 Pantheon Nominees Are Here!

It's time to choose this month's Pantheon selection! The choices: Dark Souls, Chrono Cross, Pokemon, and Moon. Which one will win?
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Shin Megami Tensei 5 Review

Shin Megami Tensei 5 Review

We review Shin Megami Tensei 5 alongside Game Informer's Kim Wallace! Also in this episode: Kat's Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl critique, Nadia's disjointed rant about Simon Belmont from Captain N, and more!
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Is This Shin Megami Tensei’s Big Moment?

Is This Shin Megami Tensei’s Big Moment?

Shin Megami Tensei V is now out on Nintendo Switch, and this is it's best opportunity yet to hit with mainstream audiences. Can it do it? Plus: Elden Ring impressions! Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker's delayed! And more!
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The Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Ranking, Part 2

The Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Ranking, Part 2

In Part 2 of our complete Cowboy Bebop series ranking, we tackle episodes 16 through 10!
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The Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Ranking, Part 1

The Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Ranking, Part 1

This Great Cowboy Bebop Ranking is here! We're joined by What a Cartoon and Talking Simpsons Host Henry Gilbert to rank episodes 24 - 17.
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That One Legend of Dragoon Tweet

That One Legend of Dragoon Tweet

SuperDerek RPGs joins the show to defend the honor of Legend of Dragoon! Also in this episode: Shin Megami Tensei V is very good, and open wide because here comes a deluge of Elden Ring information.
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Pantheon of the Blood God: Parasite Eve

Pantheon of the Blood God: Parasite Eve

The November 2021 edition of the Pantheon of the Blood God features Parasite Eve! Listen as Kat, Nadia, and special guest Jeremy Parish dive into this spooky cult classic by Square Enix.
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Axe of the Blood God – The November 2021 Schedule + A Special Announcement

Axe of the Blood God – The November 2021 Schedule + A Special Announcement

Axe of the Blood God's schedule of November 2021 is here! This month we'll be ranking all of the Cowboy Bebop episodes, diving into Shin Megami Tensei 5, and playing Endwalker! Plus, we have a brand new addition to the podcasting crew!
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PC RPG Quest – 1980s: The Rise of JRPGs

PC RPG Quest – 1980s: The Rise of JRPGs

This week delves into the dawn of JRPGs on the MSX and the PC88 as the PC RPG Quest continues. Also: Super Robot War, The Witcher Season 2 trailer, and Star Ocean!
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Vote On the December 2021 Pantheon Selection!

Vote On the December 2021 Pantheon Selection!

It's time to help us choose the next candidate for inclusion in the Pantheon of the Blood God. This month's theme is RPGs To Get Us In the Mood For Cowboy Bebop! Netflix's upcoming live-action adaption has us in the mood for space rogues, hot jazz, and anime.
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An Ode to the Ogre Battle Series

An Ode to the Ogre Battle Series

Kat and company take on Squire Enix's Ogre Battle series with help from Patron Waah! These still-beloved strategy games deserve more acknowledgement and we're going to fix that. Also: Haunted Chocolatier, CD Projekt Red delays and Mass Effect 3 controversy.
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Sharlayan Dropouts Episode 4: The Big Huge Hands-On Endwalker Preview Explosion

Sharlayan Dropouts Episode 4: The Big Huge Hands-On Endwalker Preview Explosion

This week, Nadia and Mike talk about their hands-on preview of the upcoming Endwalker expansion! Also in this episode: Hironobu Sakaguchi goes deep, Moogle Treasure Festival, and A Realm Reborn trailers.
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How Dragon Slayer And Xanadu Changed JRPGs As We Know Them

How Dragon Slayer And Xanadu Changed JRPGs As We Know Them

In this week's episode, Nadia, Kat, and Eric wade neck-deep into the legacy of Falcom's long-running Dragon Slayer series! Plus FFXIV: Endwalker impressions, Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2 and more.
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The Ray Chase Interview: Bringing Noctis, Alphen, And Other RPG Heroes to Life

The Ray Chase Interview: Bringing Noctis, Alphen, And Other RPG Heroes to Life

In this month's special Patron-only episode of Axe of the Blood God, Nadia is joined by Eric Van Allen and Victor Hunter to interview video game and anime voice-acting legend Ray Chase!
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The Spookiest RPG Creepypastas

The Spookiest RPG Creepypastas

Axe of the Blood God gets sPooOoOoky this week as Kat, Nadia, and Eric talk about "creepypasta" RPGs. Plus thoughts on the Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio shakeup, Sora's Smash reveal and more.
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Parasite Eve is This Month’s Pantheon Selection!

Parasite Eve is This Month’s Pantheon Selection!

Parasite Eve is the November 2021 selection for Pantheon of the Blood God! Kat and Nadia will explore Square Enix's spooky cult classic to determine if it deserves to be enshrined in the Pantheon.
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Pantheon of the Blood God: Tales of Vesperia

Pantheon of the Blood God: Tales of Vesperia

For the October 2021 edition of Pantheon of the Blood God, Kat and Nadia are joined by Eric Van Allen for an exploration of Tales of Vesperia! Find out if this classic Tales entry is worthy of the Pantheon.
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Chrono Cross Is This Month’s Pantheon Selection!

Chrono Cross Is This Month’s Pantheon Selection!

Good news, Disciples! Chrono Cross is the January 2022 selection for the Axe of the Blood God Pantheon! Here's what you need to know!
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The Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Ranking, Part 3

The Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Ranking, Part 3

In the grand finale of our great Cowboy Bebop series ranking, we tackle the ten best episodes of the series!
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Pantheon of the Blood God: Persona 5

Pantheon of the Blood God: Persona 5

Our Pantheon of the Blood God exploration of Persona 5 is here! Is it worthy of inclusion among the greatest RPGs ever made?
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Is a Chrono Cross Remake On the Way?

Is a Chrono Cross Remake On the Way?

Could a Chrono Cross remake be on the way? Plus, a mailbag!
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The January 2022 Pantheon Nominees Are Here!

The January 2022 Pantheon Nominees Are Here!

It's time to choose this month's Pantheon selection! The choices: Dark Souls, Chrono Cross, Pokemon, and Moon. Which one will win?
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Shin Megami Tensei 5 Review

Shin Megami Tensei 5 Review

We review Shin Megami Tensei 5 alongside Game Informer's Kim Wallace! Also in this episode: Kat's Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl critique, Nadia's disjointed rant about Simon Belmont from Captain N, and more!
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Is This Shin Megami Tensei’s Big Moment?

Is This Shin Megami Tensei’s Big Moment?

Shin Megami Tensei V is now out on Nintendo Switch, and this is it's best opportunity yet to hit with mainstream audiences. Can it do it? Plus: Elden Ring impressions! Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker's delayed! And more!
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The Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Ranking, Part 2

The Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Ranking, Part 2

In Part 2 of our complete Cowboy Bebop series ranking, we tackle episodes 16 through 10!
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The Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Ranking, Part 1

The Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Ranking, Part 1

This Great Cowboy Bebop Ranking is here! We're joined by What a Cartoon and Talking Simpsons Host Henry Gilbert to rank episodes 24 - 17.
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That One Legend of Dragoon Tweet

That One Legend of Dragoon Tweet

SuperDerek RPGs joins the show to defend the honor of Legend of Dragoon! Also in this episode: Shin Megami Tensei V is very good, and open wide because here comes a deluge of Elden Ring information.
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Pantheon of the Blood God: Parasite Eve

Pantheon of the Blood God: Parasite Eve

The November 2021 edition of the Pantheon of the Blood God features Parasite Eve! Listen as Kat, Nadia, and special guest Jeremy Parish dive into this spooky cult classic by Square Enix.
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Axe of the Blood God – The November 2021 Schedule + A Special Announcement

Axe of the Blood God – The November 2021 Schedule + A Special Announcement

Axe of the Blood God's schedule of November 2021 is here! This month we'll be ranking all of the Cowboy Bebop episodes, diving into Shin Megami Tensei 5, and playing Endwalker! Plus, we have a brand new addition to the
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PC RPG Quest – 1980s: The Rise of JRPGs

PC RPG Quest – 1980s: The Rise of JRPGs

This week delves into the dawn of JRPGs on the MSX and the PC88 as the PC RPG Quest continues. Also: Super Robot War, The Witcher Season 2 trailer, and Star Ocean!
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Vote On the December 2021 Pantheon Selection!

Vote On the December 2021 Pantheon Selection!

It's time to help us choose the next candidate for inclusion in the Pantheon of the Blood God. This month's theme is RPGs To Get Us In the Mood For Cowboy Bebop! Netflix's upcoming live-action adaption has us in the
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An Ode to the Ogre Battle Series

An Ode to the Ogre Battle Series

Kat and company take on Squire Enix's Ogre Battle series with help from Patron Waah! These still-beloved strategy games deserve more acknowledgement and we're going to fix that. Also: Haunted Chocolatier, CD Projekt Red delays and Mass Effect 3 controversy.
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Sharlayan Dropouts Episode 4: The Big Huge Hands-On Endwalker Preview Explosion

Sharlayan Dropouts Episode 4: The Big Huge Hands-On Endwalker Preview Explosion

This week, Nadia and Mike talk about their hands-on preview of the upcoming Endwalker expansion! Also in this episode: Hironobu Sakaguchi goes deep, Moogle Treasure Festival, and A Realm Reborn trailers.
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How Dragon Slayer And Xanadu Changed JRPGs As We Know Them

How Dragon Slayer And Xanadu Changed JRPGs As We Know Them

In this week's episode, Nadia, Kat, and Eric wade neck-deep into the legacy of Falcom's long-running Dragon Slayer series! Plus FFXIV: Endwalker impressions, Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2 and more.
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The Ray Chase Interview: Bringing Noctis, Alphen, And Other RPG Heroes to Life

The Ray Chase Interview: Bringing Noctis, Alphen, And Other RPG Heroes to Life

In this month's special Patron-only episode of Axe of the Blood God, Nadia is joined by Eric Van Allen and Victor Hunter to interview video game and anime voice-acting legend Ray Chase!
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The Spookiest RPG Creepypastas

The Spookiest RPG Creepypastas

Axe of the Blood God gets sPooOoOoky this week as Kat, Nadia, and Eric talk about "creepypasta" RPGs. Plus thoughts on the Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio shakeup, Sora's Smash reveal and more.
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Parasite Eve is This Month’s Pantheon Selection!

Parasite Eve is This Month’s Pantheon Selection!

Parasite Eve is the November 2021 selection for Pantheon of the Blood God! Kat and Nadia will explore Square Enix's spooky cult classic to determine if it deserves to be enshrined in the Pantheon.
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