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Live Genre Chronicles

A podcast about Japanese RPGs (it's a sequel to our old podcast about Japanese RPGs, which was called Dead Genre Chronicles. They got better)
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Nov 7, 2023

We talked about Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon! We talked mechs, difficulty, the entire intellectual history of the modern western world, 'videogameyness' vs. 'worldiness', how many things can one macguffin be a metaphor for, and more besides.

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Sep 10, 2023

We take a deep, long look at Vagrant Story! We talked about Yasumi Matsuno and his journey to (and from) Square Enix, auteur theory and its vices, Shakespeare and cultural legitimacy, and plenty more besides.

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Jun 5, 2023

We covered Mega Man Battle Network 2! We talked about genre tropes and shonen anime, the limits of 'turn-based' as a description of combat systems, the history of the internet and digital internationalisation, transpacific racism and the legacy of American empire, and more besides.

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Apr 2, 2023

We kick our new show off with a doozy: Xenoblade 3 and all its xenopredecessors!

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Apr 1, 2023

We're back with a new podcast, and to celebrate April Fools we recorded a whole extra episode! It's about Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood, a Bioware-developed DS game from 2008 (it's actually not, it's mostly about us, our background, and what we do).

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