Pantheon of the Blood God – Xenoblade Chronicles

Pantheon of the Blood God – Xenoblade Chronicles

You know exactly what time it is and who is feeling what.

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Episode Notes

You know exactly what time it is and who is feeling what.
2024 is coming in megahot and fully gem-slotted with a lively discussion about the cult-classic that started Nintendo’s biggest JRPG series. Kat and Nadia are joined by returning guest Ash Paulsen and newcomer Spencer Pressly, each dishing out takes powerful enough to topple a unique monster. Is being the antecedent of a hit franchise enough to cement Xenoblade Chronicles a place in the pantheon or will the presence of the Nopon be enough to cast it into pandaemonium? Listen to this month’s Monado-powered Bionis-sized episode of Pantheon of the Blood God to find out!

We talk about:

  • Ash’s fear of spiders
  • The power of a good skybox
  • British voice actors bring it
  • Can YOU name all the party members?


  • 8:36 – Intro
  • 2:50 – Our History with Xenoblade
  • 42:15 – Development History
  • 1:11:04 – The OST
  • 1:23:08- Reception and Legacy
  • 1:50:16 – Community Mail
  • 1:55:12 – Is It Pantheon Worthy?
  • 2:05:4 – Verdict/Outro

Music Used in This Episode:

  • Blooming Maidens – [Sakura Wars]
  • You Will Know Our Names – [Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition]
  • Gaur Plain – [Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition]
  • Colony 9 (Night) – [Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition]
  • Time to Fight! {Bionis’ Shoulder) – [Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition]


RPGs and Fighting Games

They share more than just fireballs! Kat and Eric are joined by special guests Brenden Groom and Mitchell Saltzman to discuss why these are two genres that taste great together! What fighting games would make a great RPG? What RPG would make a great fighting game?...

Paying Tribute to Akira Toriyama, Unicorn Overlord, and More

Akira Toriyama died on March 1, leaving behind a legacy that includes Dragon Ball, Dragon Quest, and an incredible impact on both games and anime. With Eric out, Kat and Nadia are joined by Victor Hunter and Ash Paulsen to break down he changed RPGs, our memories of watch Dragon Ball, and more.