Sharlayan Dropouts: Hoplology 101 – The Veil of Wiyu
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.
- 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