Month: February 2024

Final Fantasy II's Influence on XIV w/ Christa Lee

Final Fantasy II’s Influence on XIV w/ Christa Lee

Part 2 of our 16-ish-month-long series is here! There's no shortage of people who claim II is The Worst One so the Dropouts are here to tell you why they're wrong.
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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Review

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Review

It's the spoiler-free Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Spectacular! The panel has had plenty of time with Rebirth, or as I like to call it "Final Fantasy VII-3". Does it improve upon Remake? Does it stand on it's own? Do you need to play the lost mid-2000s Japanese feature phone game Before Crisis to fully grasp the importance of the character
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Sharlayan Dropouts – Dropouts Radio 003

Sharlayan Dropouts – Dropouts Radio 003

Put on your black hoodie with the thumb-holes cut out and start drawing "the cool S" on all your homework because we're taking things back to 2003 AND 2013 at the same time.
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Xbox Business Update, A Tribute to Suikoden’s Creator, and the RPGs That Make Us Go Sicko Mode

Xbox Business Update, A Tribute to Suikoden’s Creator, and the RPGs That Make Us Go Sicko Mode

It's letter tiiiiime, it's letter time!! Join Kat, Nadia, and Eric as they tackle some hard-hitting questions like "what's your favourite juice?"
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Sharlayan Dropouts – Valentione’s Day Special 2024

Sharlayan Dropouts – Valentione’s Day Special 2024

Love it or hate it, it's once again the time of year where the Dropouts directly and indirectly reveal way too much about themselves for the sake of a ridiculous Top 12 list.
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Making a Great RPG Romance Is Harder Than Ever

Making a Great RPG Romance Is Harder Than Ever

Love is in the air; as long as the project roadmap has made allowances for it in the overall budget!
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Sharlayan Dropouts – Our FFXIV Fighting Game Roster (Round 1)

Sharlayan Dropouts – Our FFXIV Fighting Game Roster (Round 1)

On a very special bonus episode of Sharlayan Dropouts for our $5-and-up subscribers, the archons throw hands as they begin crafting the ultimate roster for their dream Final Fantasy XIV fighting game.
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Pantheon of the Blood God – Final Fantasy IX

Pantheon of the Blood God – Final Fantasy IX

We kick off the 2024 game club with a controversial Final Fantasy; is it an underrated gem? An overrated mid FF that doesn't deserve it's recent re-appraisal? Is it even possible to enjoy an RPG of this vintage over twenty years later?
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How Did Persona Get So Big, Persona 3 Reload Impressions, State of Play, and More

How Did Persona Get So Big, Persona 3 Reload Impressions, State of Play, and More

The Three Musketeers, 3 Ninjas, Persona 3. Just a few examples of franchises that began with 3.
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