Pantheon of the Blood God: Final Fantasy VIII

Pantheon of the Blood God: Final Fantasy VIII

To celebrate the end of 2021, we're making a Pantheon of the Blood God available to all of our listeners as a special thank you for all of your support!

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To celebrate the end of 2021, we’re making a Pantheon of the Blood God available to all of our listeners as a special thank you for all of your support!

In this edition of Pantheon of the Blood God, Kat and Nadia are joined by special guest Alex Donaldson to dive deep into Final Fantasy VIII! Once considered the series’ black sheep, Final Fantasy VIII is now held in higher regard, but is it worthy of the Pantheon? Kat and Nadia have very different opinions on that front.

Regardless, there’s much to unpack about Square Enix’s flawed masterpiece, and that’s exactly what Kat, Nadia, and Alex do as they discuss its rapid development, its curious Junction System, its marvelous soundtrack, and wonderful elements like Triple Triad. Truly, it’s far from perfect, but it’s one of the most memorable RPGs ever made.

Pantheon of the Blood God is a special monthly series of podcasts in which we take a deep dive into an RPG selected by the AOTBG community. You can find the full Pantheon archive here.

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