Sharlayan Dropouts Episode 4: The Big Huge Hands-On Endwalker Preview Explosion

Sharlayan Dropouts Episode 4: The Big Huge Hands-On Endwalker Preview Explosion

This week, Nadia and Mike talk about their hands-on preview of the upcoming Endwalker expansion! Also in this episode: Hironobu Sakaguchi goes deep, Moogle Treasure Festival, and A Realm Reborn trailers.

Episode Notes

Smoke ’em if you got ’em because it’s time for a brand-new episode of Sharlayan Dropouts–Axe of the Blood God’s cool and fashionable Final Fantasy XIV podcast. This week, Nadia and Mike talk about what it was like to go hands-on with a preview build of the upcoming Endwalker expansion. (Victor, meanwhile, drools in equal parts anticipation and jealousy.) Look forward to a thorough breakdown of some of the new maps, including the Old Sharlayan hub town. Rest assured the rumours about Nadia dealing fogweed in the fifth floor washroom are greatly exaggerated. [Cough.]

Also in this episode: Hironobu Sakaguchi, the father of Final Fantasy, is in deep with Final Fantasy XIV. Very deep. We got ‘im, fellahs. Plus, the Moogle Treasure Festival is on again, so prepare for Praetorium memes.

Spoiler Warning Level: Yellow. The content is pretty evenly parsed out in this episode. The first half up to 27:48 is news and discussion about what we’ve been doing in-game. There are very mild spoilers about A Realm Reborn’s final dungeon, and we talk a bit about the games’ trailers. From 27:48 on, the episode is almost exclusively spoilers about Endwalker’s mechanics, the preview dungeon we played, etc.


Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Review

It’s the spoiler-free Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Spectacular! The panel has had plenty of time with Rebirth, or as I like to call it “Final Fantasy VII-3”. Does it improve upon Remake? Does it stand on it’s own? Do you need to play the lost mid-2000s Japanese feature phone game Before Crisis to fully grasp the importance of the character of Cissnei?

Sharlayan Dropouts – Dropouts Radio 003

Put on your black hoodie with the thumb-holes cut out and start drawing “the cool S” on all your homework because we’re taking things back to 2003 AND 2013 at the same time.