Tim Rogers on Boku no Natsuyasumi, Why PlayStation is the Best Console, Taco Tico, and More

Tim Rogers on Boku no Natsuyasumi, Why PlayStation is the Best Console, Taco Tico, and More

We welcome Tim Rogers to talk about PS1 classic Boku no Natsuyasumi and its connections to modern RPGs like Persona 5. Plus lots of other great RPG discussion!

Episode Notes

Following the release of Action Button’s new review of Boku no Natsuyasumi, we welcome Tim Rogers to talk about this PS1 classic, which has plenty of connections to modern RPGs like Persona 5. Naturally, the conversation spreads out to hit many different topics within the realm of RPGs, including:

  • Tim’s rising appreciation for Final Fantasy 7 Remake
  • Taco Tico, rats, and impromptu Nostalgia Pit
  • Pondering Yuji Horii’s successor

This episode is currently available exclusively to our Patrons! You can find conversation timestamps below.

Timestamps

0:00: Intro

11:00: Boku no Natsuyasumi and Taco Tico

23:55: The connections between Boku no Natsuyasumi and Earthbound

28:30: Rats, racoons and possums

38:50: Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Kingdom Hearts, and old developers

1:00:00: The PS1 is the best console ever

1:10:00: Sony’s quest to make its own Dragon Quest

1:17:00: Reminiscing about Japan and Saizeriya

1:25:25: Dragon Quest and Mad Catz

1:34:50: Cyberpunk and Mighty Ducks

1:39:10: Who is the successor to Yuji Horii?

148:55: LA Noire and why games should be structured like a TV show

1:59:00: Outro

Image source: Crunk Games

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