Sharlayan Dropouts: Hoplology 101 – The Veil of Wiyu

Sharlayan Dropouts: Hoplology 101 – The Veil of Wiyu

Victor explores the many twists and turns in the surprisingly robust history behind Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn’s Summoner weapon, The Veil of Wiyu, in this first episode of a recurring series that aims to shed light on the real-world inspirations behind the weaponry of Final Fantasy XIV. 

Episode Notes

Fans of Ivalice, the history of visual novels, and the works of Jean-Luc Godard might just find something to sink their teeth into this episode. Victor explores the many twists and turns in the surprisingly robust history behind Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn’s Summoner weapon, The Veil of Wiyu, in this first episode of a recurring series that aims to shed light on the real-world inspirations behind the weaponry of Final Fantasy XIV.

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SPOILER LEVEL GREEN: Not a spoiler to be seen. A few references to some contextless plot details for various games in the series but nothing to keep you from enjoying this episode regardless of where you are in your journey.

Music:

  • Down the Up Staircase – Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward
  • Save / Load Screen – Final Fantasy Tactics
  • Protagonist’s Theme – Final Fantasy Tactics
  • Trisection – Final Fantasy Tactics
  • Not Alone Jazz Arrangement – JAZZ – FINAL FANTASY –
  • Fear After – Final Fantasy Tactics
  • Green Eyed Love – Mayer Hawthorne
  • James Bond Theme (From Dr. No) – Monty Norman
  • Under the Imperial Flag – Sakura Wars 3
  • I feel like I’ve heard that one before – Final Fantasy Tactics

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