Author: Victor Hunter

Sea of Stars Review

Sea of Stars Review

Finally, a throwback RPG inspired by classics like Chrono Trigger! But perhaps Sea of Stars is hiding something truly special?
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Pantheon of the Blood God – The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

Pantheon of the Blood God – The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

It's up to Kat and her team of carefully selected specialty party members to appease the Blood God this month with an in-depth, no-holds-barred discussion of the massively influential Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind.
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Starfield and Friends

Starfield and Friends

It's time to party with special guest Michael Higham as the crew talks about hotly anticipated sci-fi epic Starfield.
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Baldur’s Gate 3’s Tabletop Origins

Baldur’s Gate 3’s Tabletop Origins

Here to discuss the dungeon mastery of Baldur's Gate 3 with Kat and Eric is special guest Mikel Reparaz of Vidjagame Apocalypse.
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Sharlayan Dropouts: Summer [Sentai] Love, FanFest Wrap-up, and a Salute to Shantotto

Sharlayan Dropouts: Summer [Sentai] Love, FanFest Wrap-up, and a Salute to Shantotto

There's a lot to talk about between this year's Moonfire Faire, the upcoming Moogle Treasure Trove, and...Final Fantasy XI!
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Mega Man X: Command Mission

Mega Man X: Command Mission

Plan ahead for the fall and pick up a new scarf because it's Nadia's time to shine with an episode all about Mega Man's OTHER foray into the world of RPGs, Mega Man X: Command Mission.
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1998 in RPGs – AotB x Retronauts at Long Island Retro Gaming Expo

1998 in RPGs – AotB x Retronauts at Long Island Retro Gaming Expo

You don't have to go home but you CAN stay here and listen to this pretty fly panel from the Long Island Retro Gaming Expo all about the landmark year for RPGs that was 1998!
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Baldur’s Gate 3 Initial Review Impressions

Baldur’s Gate 3 Initial Review Impressions

Hot (like, heat dome hot) off the heels of the wildly successful charity livestream and Final Fantasy XIV Fan Fest it’s time to talk Baldur’s Gate 3.
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Baldur’s Gate 3, Final Fantasy XIV’s New Expansion, Armored Core VI, and More

Baldur’s Gate 3, Final Fantasy XIV’s New Expansion, Armored Core VI, and More

This episode was part of our special livestream benefiting Trans Lifeline in which we were able to raise more than $12,000! Thank you all so much for your generous support!
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Sharlayan Dropouts: WoL in A Million

Sharlayan Dropouts: WoL in A Million

Turns out people like talking about their Warriors of Light! A lot! But what makes the WoL such a compelling avatar/character/actor in a genre not known for its interesting player characters?
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Sharlayan Dropouts: Vegas Fan Fest Predictions!

Sharlayan Dropouts: Vegas Fan Fest Predictions!

Geomancer, corner pocket! We’re calling our shots for Las Vegas Fan Fest 2023.
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What Makes a Good Character Creator?

What Makes a Good Character Creator?

We're talking all about character creators, from the basic three-choice templates to Baldur Gate 3's dong-and-dumplings slider.
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Chrono Cross, The World Ends With You, and Other Summer RPGs

Chrono Cross, The World Ends With You, and Other Summer RPGs

It's summertime, playing Zelda in your car, heading to a LAN party, and the night air is filled with wildfire smoke. Welcome to a laid back episode of Axe of the Blood God, where we just chill out and talk about associations between summer and RPGs.
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Our Review of The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie

Our Review of The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie

We've got some fellow old people listening to this show (may your tubes of Voltaren be ever on sale), and I think we can all take a little comfort in the fact many of Falcom's RPGs, including the epic The Legend of Heroes saga, are about as old as us.
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Our Review of 2023’s RPGs (So Far)

Our Review of 2023’s RPGs (So Far)

It's summer! That means it's time to grab a burger off the grill, fish a cold one out of the cooler, lie back on a Muskoka chair (ask your local Canadian), and talk about the year in RPGs so far.
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Sharlayan Dropouts: Athena, My Reflection, Dance the Ghost with Me

Sharlayan Dropouts: Athena, My Reflection, Dance the Ghost with Me

Welcome back to the smoke hole, Dropouts. This week, we talk about the Pandaemonium raids, which recently wrapped up with FFXIV patch 6.4.
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Our Final Fantasy XVI Review w/ Alex Donaldson

Our Final Fantasy XVI Review w/ Alex Donaldson

After what seems like forever and a day, Final Fantasy XVI has finally arrived on the PlayStation 5. Except, it hasn't really been forever, has it?
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Our Diablo IV Review

Our Diablo IV Review

I, Nadia, take over hosting duties on Axe of the Blood God this week, which is apropos for an episode that's about Satan.
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