Author: Kat Bailey

Console RPG Quest: TurboGrafx-16

Console RPG Quest: TurboGrafx-16

Part 4 of the Console RPG Quest finds Kat and Nadia examining the RPG legacy of the TurboGrafx-16! Including the success of Far East of Eden, the outsized impact of Nihon Falcom, its success in Japan, and more.
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Console RPG Quest: Sega Master System and Game Gear

Console RPG Quest: Sega Master System and Game Gear

In part 3 of the Console RPG Quest, we examine a console that isn't as well-known in North America: the Sega Master System. Plus discussion on the RPG legacy of the Game Gear and SG-1000.
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Console RPG Quest: The Nintendo Entertainment System

Console RPG Quest: The Nintendo Entertainment System

Axe of the Blood God's Console RPG Quest continues with one of the most consequential consoles ever for the genre: the Famicom/Nintendo Entertainment System!
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Console RPG Quest: Colecovision, Intellivision, and Atari 2600

Console RPG Quest: Colecovision, Intellivision, and Atari 2600

To kick off the Console RPG Quest, we're starting with the Intellivision, Atari 2600, and Colecovision: three consoles featuring games that each take their first halting steps into the RPG genre.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown Wrap-Up and Honorable Mentions

Top 25 RPG Countdown Wrap-Up and Honorable Mentions

The Top 25 RPG Countdown is officially finished! But there are a whole bunch of amazing RPGs that deserve an honorable mention. Nadia and Kat talk about the best of the rest.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #1: Chrono Trigger

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #1: Chrono Trigger

It's time to pick the #1 entry for our conclusion to the Top 25 RPG Countdown! Buckle up for this momentous episode as Kat and Nadia discuss the greatest RPG of all time: Chrono Trigger.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #2: Planescape: Torment

Top 25 RPG Countdown, #2: Planescape: Torment

It's on to #2 of the Top 25 RPG Countdown: Planescape: Torment! Kat and Nadia talk about what made its story so good, why it was the apex of the Golden Age of RPGs, and more.
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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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