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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Episode Notes

For our $10-and-up patrons, 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? It’s a classic but does it pass the test of entering the Pantheon of the Blood God?! Join Kat, Nadia, Victor, and thanks to the power of the Playstation 1, our fourth party member, Ash Paulsen. And Amarant is here too, I guess?

We talk about:

  • Existential crises
  • Tragically under-developed party members
  • The language of theatre and swashbuckling romance
  • What IS Necron?!

Timestamps:

  • 8:36 – Intro
  • 5:22 – Our History with FFIX
  • 17:31 – Development and History
  • 1:29:36- Is It Pantheon Worthy?
  • 1:53:36 – Community Mail
  • 1:58:16 – Verdict

Music Used in This Episode:

  • Vamo’ Alla Flamenco – [Final Fantasy IX]
  • Battle – [Final Fantasy IX]
  • Roses of May – [Final Fantasy IX]
  • You Are Not Alone – [Final Fantasy IX]

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