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!

Episode Notes

Love is in the air; as long as the project roadmap has made allowances for it in the overall budget! Kat, Nadia, and Eric talk about the best and worst relationships in RPGs. How do you write a natural relationship in a videogame? Should relationships just be a means to an end? Will anyone bring up Sakura Wars?
It’s an S-rank Support Conversation on this week’s episode of Axe of the Blood God!

Also in this Episode:

  • Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Demo out now!
  • The flames of the console wars are fanned once again
  • Do platforms even matter anymore?
  • The Last of Us theme park
  • She Who Became The Sun book club!
  • Dungeon Meshi / Delicious in Dungeon

Timestamps:
00:00 – Intro

10:248 – RPG Romance

49:04 – Random Encounters

1:07:32 – The Tavern

1:40:20 – Nadia’s Nostalgia Nook

Music Used in this Episode:
Do Your Best! – [Breath of Fire III]

A Curious Tale – [Secret of Mana]

My Blue Sky – [Sakura Wars]

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