Howdy, friends! We've got a treat that'll make y'all happier than a fox in a henhouse! This week, we have an in-depth discussion about Octopath Traveler II, an excellent choice from our $100 Patron and special guest, The Black Stones! The talk avoids major story...
Tag: Final Fantasy XIV
Sharlayan Dropouts: Field Studies – The Twinning
Kick back and relax as Field Studies returns for a guided audio commentary track through fan-favourite Shadowbringers dungeon, The Twinning. Sharlayan Dropouts host Victor Hunter takes you through the history of the Crystal Tower, the cascading effect that delays in the mid-2000s had on Square that are still being felt today, and the crystalline metaphor at the heart of this
Sharlayan Dropouts – What Should the Next Tank Job Be?
Word to your mothers, Dropouts near and far. This week, Nadia struggles with post-COVID brain as she talks to Victor and Mike about classic Final Fantasy jobs that might be suited for our next Tank class. Gunblades as Tanks...something about it still feels weird. They also talk about Patch 6.3, including the latest raids and the struggles of Anden, a
Sharlayan Dropouts Valentione’s Day Special: FFXIV’s Top 12 Simpable Hotties
It’s the battle of the babes this month on Sharlayan Dropouts as we go wall-to-wall to figure out which hotties buff our hosts to max potency. That’s right, we’re ranking the Top 12 stone foxes, the veritable mamacitas, of Final Fantasy XIV. Listen as Victor Hunter, Nadia Oxford, Mike Williams, and Eric Van Allen tell on themselves for your enjoyment.
Fire Emblem Engage
Eric had to shoulder the entirety of the show last week because Kat went skiing and Nadia had the audacity to catch COVID, but the gang is well and truly back together this week! Writer and WaPo editor Alyse Stanley joins the crew to talk about Fire Emblem Engage, a.k.a Aquafresh Teen Dragon Force. Just kidding. The Blood God loves
Sharlayan Dropouts: Field Studies – The Lost City of Amdapor
Put on your Hawaiian shirt and cargo shorts because it’s tourist season in Eorzea! In this episode of Sharlayan Dropouts we’re taking you on a guided tour. Either listen as a standalone episode or follow along in-game for the Ultimate Immersive Gameplay X-perience!™ This month we’re looking at the tragic history of The Lost City of Amdapor and the brain
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.
Sharlayan Dropouts 2022 Thanksgiving Special
Hop on the airship back to your hometown and listen to your favourite Final Fantasy XIV podcast, now on the free feed!
Sharlayan Dropouts, Episode 17: OK, I’mma take on Menphina in Patch 6.3
This month, Victor, Mike, and Nadia talk all about the recent Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter, which was bursting with information about patch 6.3
Pantheon Mini: Valkyria Chronicles
War is hell in Valkyria Chronicles, but it's also very pretty and fun to play. This week we're joined by Patreon contributor Vivicomplex to discuss World War Anime and more.
Axe of the Blood God Presents: The Top 25 RPGs Of All Time Remake 2022 – The Complete List
It's time at last to share our picks for the Top 25 RPGs of All Time for 2022! Here's the complete list!
Nadia and Kat Reveal Their Top 10 Games Of 2021
Kat and Nadia reveal their 10 favorite games from 2021! From Endwalker to Metroid Dread, these are the games that captivated our hosts.
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.
How Dragon Slayer And Xanadu Changed JRPGs As We Know Them
In this week's episode, Nadia, Kat, and Eric wade neck-deep into the legacy of Falcom's long-running Dragon Slayer series! Plus FFXIV: Endwalker impressions, Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2 and more.
Sharlayan Dropouts Episode 3: FFXIV Live Letter Discourse and Sad Scholar Memes
Nadia, Victor, and Mike talk about the very lengthy Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter, and what it all means for the upcoming Endwalker expansion. That gaping hole in the moon...it's not going to get any bigger, right? Right.
The Fall 2021 RPG Preview: The RPGs to Watch this Holiday Season
It's nearly fall--and with fall comes the holiday games rush. This week, Kat and Nadia discuss some of the RPGs we can expect to see, including Tales of Arise, Eastward, Super Robot Wars 30 and much more.
Sharlayan Dropouts, Episode 2: How Will the World of Warcraft Exodus Change Final Fantasy XIV?
There's been a massive influx of new players to Final Fantasy XIV, thanks in part to an exodus from World of Warcraft. Will the mass migration affect FFIV's chemistry? We discuss this possibility plus the switch from WoW's mechanics.
The Best RPG Mini-Games, Our Favorite Dinosaurs, And More
Summer's at its hottest and we're right in between big RPG releases. That can only mean one thing for the Axe of the Blood God: It's Letter Tiiiime!
Sharlayan Dropouts: Our Final Fantasy XIV Podcast is Here!
Welcome to our latest project at Axe of the Blood God: Sharlayan Dropouts! In this new monthly podcast, Nadia Oxford and a rotating selection of guests will talk about all things Final Fantasy XIV.
Pressing Reset, Saga Frontier & E3 Predictions w/ Jason Schreier
This week on Axe of the Blood God RPG podcast: Education! Sort of.
The Console RPG Quest: Nintendo 3DS
This week's Console RPG Quest takes us back to the Nintendo 3DS, a handheld that projected images in 3D without the need for goofy glasses. And despite an infamously rocky start, ended up giving us a lot of great RPGs.