Pokemon Legends: Arceus Reactions, Polish vs. Innovation, And Band Pranks

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Reactions, Polish vs. Innovation, And Band Pranks

We react to the reviews of Pokemon Legends: Arceus, talk about the debate between graphical polish and gameplay innovation, and share our favorite pranks from days gone by.

Episode Notes

We’re in the throes of winter, but Pokemon discourse is hotter than ever. This week, Kat, Nadia, and Eric talk about the opening hours of Pokemon Legends Arceus, Game Freak’s attempt to take the Pokemon franchise sort-of open world. Does it succeed? Does it fall flat on its face? We have things to say: We are chatty little Chatots.

Also in this episode:

  • Bloodborne is still great
  • It’s time to vote for a new Blood God Pantheon game! Here’s why Valkyria Chronicles deserves the vote
  • Since voting for list stuff never goes out of style, we also have new picks for the Top 25 RPGs of All Time Integrade list!
  • Eric nearly drove a teacher to insanity with a metronome
  • Nadia got hauled away by the Shakespeare Police

There’s also a Post Show available to listeners at the Stars of Destiny tier and above! This week talk about our favorite Batman movies, check in with Nadia about her progress through the original Gundam movie trilogy, and much more. You can find out how to access this special post show on our Patreon.


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.