Author: Victor Hunter

Is The Fallout TV Show Any Good?

Is The Fallout TV Show Any Good?

Did you know Walton Goggins has his own distillery? You can buy Walton Goggins-branded gin if you want.
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Sharlayan Dropouts – Final Fantasy IV’s Influence on XIV

Sharlayan Dropouts – Final Fantasy IV’s Influence on XIV

Welcome to a lengthy in-depth study about Final Fantasy IV's influence on Final Fantasy XIV!
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RPGs and Fighting Games

RPGs and Fighting Games

They share more than just fireballs! Kat and Eric are joined by special guests Brenden Groom and Mitchell Saltzman to discuss why these are two genres that taste great together! What fighting games would make a great RPG? What RPG would make a great fighting game? Where is there already plenty of crossover? And why is 2B in all of
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Does Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth Have the Best Characters in the Series? Plus: Layoffs, Balatro, and More

Does Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth Have the Best Characters in the Series? Plus: Layoffs, Balatro, and More

The cast of Final Fantasy 7 has always been a fan favourite; does Rebirth give these characters more room to breathe or just a lot of filler?
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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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Sharlayan Dropouts – Final Fantasy I References in XIV

Sharlayan Dropouts – Final Fantasy I References in XIV

If Final Fantasy XIV is a theme park then that means Mount Gulg is the Matterhorn, Matoya's Cave is It's A Small World, and Elidibus is someone wearing Mickey Mouse's skin.
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Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth Review

Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth Review

Unfortunately with inflation being the way it is a million dollars can hardly get you a downpayment anymore. No my friend, what you need to get anywhere in this world is wealth. INFINITE WEALTH.
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Sharlayan Dropouts – Dropouts Radio 002

Sharlayan Dropouts – Dropouts Radio 002

For all our $5 and above patrons, Dropouts Radio is your exclusive monthly mixtape. An excuse to kick back and relax for a listening party with tracks hand-picked by the Sharlayan Dropouts hosts.
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Game Developer Quest: Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio

Game Developer Quest: Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio

You down with RGG? Yeah, you know me! From Super Monkey Ball to Infinite Wealth, our prestigious panel covers the history and key players of Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio.
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Sharlayan Dropouts – Eorzea Cafe Travel Log – Part 2

Sharlayan Dropouts – Eorzea Cafe Travel Log – Part 2

It was a very Merry Starlight in Tokyo this Winter and Victor and Maddi were there to taste it!
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Ranking the Top 5 RPG Studios 2024

Ranking the Top 5 RPG Studios 2024

2024's RPG landscape is already being defined by a handful of big titles. But those games aren't made in a vaccuum. They're made by people!
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Sharlayan Dropouts – Tokyo Fan Fest Recap

Sharlayan Dropouts – Tokyo Fan Fest Recap

The Fan Fest cycle has come to a close but that just means the Dawntrail hype is kicking into 4th gear as Summer(?) 2024 gets closer and closer.
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