Author: Kat Bailey

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #3: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #3: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Caty McCarthy joins Kat to discuss #3 on our Top 25 RPG Countdown list: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt! The pair talk its splendid open world, its fantastic writing, and the expert way it handles romances.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #4: Final Fantasy VI

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #4: Final Fantasy VI

Final Fantasy VI is the #4 entry in our Top 25 RPG Countdown! Kat and Nadia talk General Leo, Sabin vs. Sah-bin, letting Cid die, and more in their big Final Fantasy VI discussion!
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #5: Suikoden II

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #5: Suikoden II

Kotaku's Jason Schreier returns for #5 on our Top 25 RPG Countdown: Suikoden II! He joins Kat and Nadia to discuss 108 Stars of Destiny, Iron Chef cooking challenges, Luca Blight vs. Kefka, and much more.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #6: Ultima VII: The Black Gate

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #6: Ultima VII: The Black Gate

Guest Rowan Kaiser joins us to talk about #6 on our Top 25 RPG list: Ultima 7! Find out how it revolutionized the open world RPG genre, and why it's still a remarkable game nearly 30 years later.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #7: Fallout

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #7: Fallout

Mike Williams returns for #7 on the Top 25 RPG Countdown list: Fallout! Mike and Kat talk about its amazing writing, the memorable world it created, and why the rest of the Fallout series is still trying to match it.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #8: Dragon Quest V

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #8: Dragon Quest V

We leap back into the Top 25 RPG Countdown with the best Dragon Quest of them all: Dragon Quest V! Kat and Nadia explain why its epic sweep, monster hunting mechanics and romance system make it our #8 pick.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #9: Persona 4

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #9: Persona 4

Persona 4 takes the #9 spot in our Top 25 RPG Countdown! Join us as Kat and Nadia explore this transformative RPG from its story and battle systems to its infamous controversies.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #10: Baldur’s Gate II

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #10: Baldur’s Gate II

Baldur's Gate II is BioWare's magnum opus, and #10 on our Top 25 RPG Countdown! Guest Troy Goodfellow joins us to break down the story, the world, and all the reasons this RPG deserves a top 10 spot.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #11: The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #11: The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

Matthew Allen joins us for #11 in our Top 25 RPG Countdown: The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind! Listen as we discuss why this unique game was was ahead of its time, and the end of an era for Bethesda.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #12: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #12: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

John Learned joins Kat and Mike Williams to add Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic as #12 in our Top 25 RPG Countdown! We discuss how it popularized BioWare, and is still one of the best Star Wars sandboxes.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #13: Fallout: New Vegas

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #13: Fallout: New Vegas

Kat and Nadia dive into #13 of our Top 25 RPG Countdown: Fallout: New Vegas! Listen as they talk about its classic quests, rich history, and unique choices that help separate it from the rest of the 3D Fallout games.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #14: Pokemon Gold And Silver

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #14: Pokemon Gold And Silver

The Top 25 RPG Countdown continues with #14: Pokemon Gold and Silver! Kat and Nadia talk about the magic of Johto, the fun of returning to Kanto, and why its the greatest Pokemon generation of them all.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #15: Mass Effect

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #15: Mass Effect

We take our Top 25 RPG Countdown LIVE to PAX West, where we talk about entry #15: Mass Effect. Special guests: Waypoint's Austin Walker, Vidjagame Apocalypse's Matthew Allen, and Mike Williams!
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #16: Earthbound

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #16: Earthbound

Bob Mackey returns to add #16 to our Top 25 RPG Countdown list: Earthbound! We talk about why this game is such a joy after more than 20 years.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #17: Deus Ex

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #17: Deus Ex

Kat and Nadia explore #17 on the Top 25 RPG Countdown: Deus Ex! Find out why this groundbreaking PC RPG deserves to be counted among the greatest ever.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #18: Diablo II

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #18: Diablo II

David Craddock returns to talk about #18 on our Top 25 RPG Countdown: Diablo II! Find out why this seminal dungeon crawler is still a beloved favorite today.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #19: Phantasy Star IV

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #19: Phantasy Star IV

The Top 25 RPG Countdown continues with #19: Phantasy Star IV! Shane Bettenhausen joins the show to talk about why this underrated gem is the best Genesis RPG, and why it means so much to him to this day.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #20: Divinity: Original Sin

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #20: Divinity: Original Sin

We're joined by Gamesbeat's Jason Wilson and Divinity: Original Sin II writer Kevin VanOrd to put Divinity: Original Sin into the Top 25 RPG Countdown! Find out why this 2014 gem should be counted as a modern classic.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #21: World of Warcraft

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #21: World of Warcraft

Kat is joined by Mike Williams and Vidjagame Apocalypse's Matthew Allen to discuss #21 on our Top 25 RPG Countdown: World of WarCraft! They talk about its RPG roots, loyal audience, and why it changed MMORPGs forever.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #22: Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #22: Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines

Kat is joined by Ryan Allen to add Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines to the Top 25 RPG Countdown. They discuss its rich RPG heritage, its troubled development history, and why it's still beloved to this day!
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