Pantheon of the Blood God: Suikoden 2

Pantheon of the Blood God: Suikoden 2

In our exclusive podcast for Patrons, we pay tribute to the great Yoshitaka Murayama by diving deep into Suikoden 2!

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Episode Notes

In our exclusive podcast for Patrons, we pay tribute to the great Yoshitaka Murayama by diving deep into Suikoden 2! It consistently appears in Top 25 RPG rankings (including our own), but what makes this PlayStation-era gem so special? Nadia and Kat are joined by special guests Shivam Bhatt and Harper Jay to tell the story of its development, break down its fantastic story, and much more.

We talk about:

  • Is Luca Blight actually a good RPG villain?
  • Suikoden 2’s tales of heartbreak and warfare
  • Its intense, rather crunch-heavy development
  • Those sprites!

Timestamps:

  • 4:40 – Our history with Suikoden 2
  • 5:22 – Our History with FFIX
  • 28:00 – Development and History
  • 58:40 – What is Suikoden 2’s legacy?
  • 1:49:00 – Why it deserves to be in the Top 25

Music Used in This Episode:

  • Opening – [Suikoden 2]
  • Carried on Rippling Waves – [Suikoden 2]
  • Theme of Temptation – [Suikoden 2]
  • Mad Luca – [Suikoden 2]
  • Silver Wolf – [Suikoden 2]
  • Victory – [Suikoden 2]

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