How Gundam Has Inspired RPGs Through the Years + Genesis Mini 2 Reax
The Axe of the Blood God charity stream is over, and somehow Kat, Nadia, and Eric came out the other side with their limbs and sanity intact. They also came out with $10,000+ raised for Trans Lifeline! That’s worth a limb or three.
This week’s show has a brief post-mortem of the charity stream before the gang gets down to business: An informed conversation about the Gundam series’ endless supply of inspiration for RPGs. What do RPGs, particularly Japanese RPGs owe to the classic anime? In short, just about everything—and not simply cool mech suits.
Also in this episode:
- Nadia finished Omori and is left with feelings of warmth and cheeriness
- The new Genesis Mini is gonna rule!…if you live in Japan
- No, Nadia didn’t drown a kid. He just got a little wet
In the Post Show
Summer of Gundam proceeds apace in this week’s post show. The crew talks about the coolest Gundam models across the years, from the most battle-effective to the most edgelord-adjacent. (Hint: This is where Gundam Wing comes in.) Nadia’s opinion is basically “robot smash other robot good, he he he.” Available to our Patrons in the Stars of Destiny tier!