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RPG Bookclub

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Join Sam, Maddy, and Sailor Eli as they play through classic RPGs together, pausing each week to talk about what has happened so far, and speculate, and discuss, and all those good things that Book clubs do.

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Episode 0 - Introduction (2019 Update)

January 30th, 2018

53:49

Maddy, Eli and Sam sit down after our first full year on the podcast, and talk about our favorite moments, and re-introduce listeners to the podcast, …

Persona 3 - Part 1 - April

January 31st, 2018

1:54:03

We play through Persona 3 for the month of April, stopping on the first save point on May 1st.

Orpheus/"Eurydice" comparison.

Compare the P3P and FES versions of the Awakening cinematic, side  by side.

Theodore.

Persona 3 - Part 2 - May

February 6th, 2018

1:33:41

We play through Persona 3 for the month of May, stopping on the first save point on June 1st. We have our first Storyline Boss, The Preistess.

BJ Priestess Design

Mitsuru lecturing Stupei on the finer points of feminism

Persona 3 - Part 3 - June

February 17th, 2018

1:26:21

We play through Persona 3 for the month of June, stopping on the first save point on July 1st. We explore the first real dungeon, and recruit a party …

Persona 3 - Part 4 - July

February 21st, 2018

1:51:07

We play through Persona 3 for the month of July, stopping on the first save point on August 2nd. We have a non-tartarus dungeon, with actual puzzles, …

Persona 3 - Part 5 - August

February 28th, 2018

1:03:38

We play through Persona 3 for the month of August, stopping on the first save point on September 1st. We have another hallway dungeon, and that's about it.

Chariot and Justice designs

Koromaru's All Out Attack

 

Persona 3 - Part 6 - September

March 6th, 2018

1:42:14

We play through Persona 3 for the month of September, stopping on the first save point on October 1st. We're back in school, Kidnap someone, and …

Bonus #1 - Space Funeral

March 13th, 2018

1:21:09

We take the week off, and instead of playing 8 hours of Persona, we play all of the 2-hour RPG sensation that is Space Funeral, a weird, gory experimental freeware "Fake RPG" by theCatamites.

Join us for a fun, funny, …

Persona 3 - Part 7 - October

March 21st, 2018

1:07:33

We play through Persona 3 for the month of October, stopping on the first save point on November 1st. We lose a party member, and digivolve our …

Persona 3 - Part 8 - November

March 28th, 2018

1:40:46

We play through Persona 3 for the month of November, stopping on the first save point on December 1st. We save the world except we don't.

SEES family photo

Mitsuru's new Persona

Yukari's new Persona

 

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Persona 3 - Part 9 - December

April 5th, 2018

1:24:46

We play through Persona 3 for the month of December, stopping on the first save point on January 1st. We save the world except we don't.

 

We also Announce our next game, Rogue Galaxy! We will Play until the first save …

Persona 3 - Part 10 - January

April 11th, 2018

1:40:22

**Apologies for the sound quality this episode. Sam's mike was clipping, so it kinda distorted. And he's the one with a degree in this shit.**

We …

Persona 3 - Epilogue - March

April 18th, 2018

1:30:21

 

We wrap up our discussion of Persona 3. We'll never talk about it again, except when it inevitably comes up.

We talk aobut the Nyx Avatar fight in detail, since we just had to skim it last time, after running out of …

Rogue Galaxy - Part 1 - The Departure

April 26th, 2018

1:10:00

This time: We play the criminally short first chapter of Rogue Galaxy, and talk about the mechanics, and the different systems, and alll the tutorials.

Sailor Eli's Playthrough of this chapter!

Jaster's Cheek Hair

Rogue Galaxy - Part 2 - Juraika

May 4th, 2018

1:36:15

This time: We play chapters 2 and 3 of Rogue Galaxy, encompassing all of Juraika, the Jungle Planet!

Sailor Eli's Playthrough of this chapter!

Next time! We will play up until the end of Chapter 5 of Rogue Galaxy. If …

Rogue Galaxy - Part 3 - Zerard

May 10th, 2018

1:38:35

This time: We play chapters 4 and 5 of Rogue Galaxy, encompassing all of Zerard, the Capital Planet!

Sailor Eli's Playthrough of chapter 4

Sailor Eli's Playthrough of Chapter 5

Next time! We will play up until the end …

Bonus #2 - Eternal Senia

May 19th, 2018

1:38:21

This time: We play Eternal Senia! It is a FREE, you heard me, FREEE ARPG made in RPG Maker, available on Steam. It plays like Ys, and is realllyyyyyy good, with great music.

Download it from here.

Sailor Eli's …

Rogue Galaxy - Part 4 - Vedan and Rosan Ruins

May 24th, 2018

1:43:39

This time: We play chapters 6 and 7 of Rogue Galaxy, encompassing the trip to Vedan, and the return trip to Rosa!

Sailor Eli's Playthrough of chapter 6

Sailor Eli's Playthrough of Chapter 7

We also announce our next two …

Rogue Galaxy - Part 5 - Cancer King and Leo King Ruins

May 31st, 2018

1:01:16

This time: We play start making our way through Chapter 8, but Zerard is toooooo long, so we stop early, and just talk about the dungeons on Vedan and Juraika

 

Sailor Eli's Playthrough of the Cancer King Ruins

Sailor …

Rogue Galaxy - Part 6 - Alistia and the Libra King

June 7th, 2018

1:28:41

This time: We finish up Chapter 8, but after we take a vacation on the optional Dungeon/planet Alistia. 

Sailor Eli's Playthrough of Alistia!

Sailor Eli's Playthrough of the Libra King ruins

Reminder that patrons can …

Rogue Galaxy - Part 7 - Last Trip to Rosa

June 14th, 2018

1:37:40

This time: We play Rogue Galaxy through Chapter 10: The Illusory Oasis, and have a whole lot of family drama goin' on.

Sailor Eli's Playthrough of …

Rogue Galaxy - Part 8 - Mariglenn

June 21st, 2018

1:13:40

This time: We play Rogue Galaxy through Chapter 12: All Good Things, and wrap up the personal plots of all of the party members.

Sailor Eli's Playthrough of Chapter 11

Sailor Eli's Playthrough of Chapter 12

We also …

Rogue Galaxy - Part 9 - To Eternity

June 29th, 2018

2:00:41

This time: We play Rogue Galaxy through the end of the game, and talk about the let down of the final plot resolution. Recorded live on June 27th, …

Sailor Moon: Another Story - Chapter 1 - Her Destiny

July 7th, 2018

1:35:47

This time: We play Chapter 1 of Sailor Moon: Another Story for the Super Famicom, and do some time space bullshit to fight our old monsters again.

Sailor Moon: Another Story - Chapter 2 - In Search of the Stones

July 15th, 2018

2:11:45

This time: We play Chapter 2 of Sailor Moon: Another Story for the Super Famicom, and hang out with the Four Main Senshi, who find out that it's not only Japanese men who are the worst, but men all over the world are …

Bonus Episode - RPGBC Unplugged #1

July 26th, 2018

1:13:07

This time: Mike and Sam chat about a lot of things, and none of them are RPGs, Bookclubs, or Sailors Moon.

Next time: we play Chapter 3 of Sailor Moon: Another Story entitled The Barazuisho

Since there isn't an easy way …

Sailor Moon Another Story - Chapter 3 - The Barazuishiou

July 28th, 2018

1:23:50

This time: We play Chapter 3 of Sailor Moon: Another Story for the Super Famicom, and fight a bunch of old villains, and fall in love with an evil …

Sailor Moon Another Story - Chapter 4, part 1 - Hostility...

August 8th, 2018

1:33:37

This time: We play Chapter 4 of Sailor Moon: Another Story for the Super Famicom, but stop when we make it to the Moon Kingdom. Before that, we grind in a UFO, and punch a tree, and save Pluto!

 

Sailor Eli's …

Sailor Moon Another Story - Chapter 4, Part 2 - ... And Friends!

August 15th, 2018

1:28:03

This time: We play the rest of Chapter 4 of Sailor Moon: Another Story for the Super Famicom, and watch ourselves die, and not much else. 

Sailor …

Sailor Moon Another Story - Chapter 5 - After the Battle

August 20th, 2018

1:58:26

This time: We Beat the game, and Spiffl improves his microphone! We face our demons, find a final form, and teach Eli about Homestuck.

Sailor Eli's Playthrough of Chapter 5

Next Time: We talk about Sailor Moon: Another …

Sailor Moon Another Story - Epilogue

September 4th, 2018

2:05:19

This time: We meet up LIVE in our Discord to talk about general thoughts on the game, and Sailor Moon in general, and also manage to get lost in TVTropes via our own tangents.

Next Time: We are playing Xenogears up …

Xenogears - Part 1 - Lahan and the Forest Dungeon

September 16th, 2018

2:00:40

Sorry for the delay everyone, our editor's AC has been out for about a week, and has been unable to edit, but here it finally is!

This week, we flash back to the past, then forward to the future, then back a day or …

Xenogears - Part 2 - Grahf and the Stalactite Cave

September 16th, 2018

1:45:23

This week, we drive a cool ass dune buggy, punch a worm, meet someone who wants to kill god and definitely killed our dad, then we get arrested, and …

Xenogears - Part 3 - Operation Rescue Margie

September 26th, 2018

2:01:50

This week, we explore a town so cool it has its own World Map, go to an admittedly shitty fair, fight in the Tenkaichi Budokai, swim in the sewers, …

Xenogears - Part 4 - Nisan and Bart's Coup

September 30th, 2018

2:02:09

This week: We go to church, which probably worships us and our space girlfriend, and find out that our friends are aliens, and then we try and win our country back.

Currently, Sailor Eli has some technical issues …

Xenogears - Part 5 - Kislev

October 12th, 2018

1:54:48

This week: We are prisoners, so we fight in giant robots (no, not like that. A different way.), and solve a mystery, and find a new boyfriend for Fei.

Xenogears - Part 6 - Thames and Billy

October 24th, 2018

2:02:41

This week: We steal a ship, crash it into our boat, are reunited with our husband, and meet two gun-toting catholic badasses.

Currently, Sailor Eli …

Xenogears - Part 7 - Ethos, Atlantis, and Babel Tower

October 28th, 2018

1:54:43

This week: We help Billy fight some zombies, then find out god is fake, then fight ourselves underwater, then climb the tower of Babel.

Currently, Sailor Eli has some technical issues keeping him from recording, but our …

Halloween Special - Undertale

October 31st, 2018

2:06:53

Surprise! You get a whole bonus episode!

This Halloween we discuss the Neutral Pacifist ending for Undertale, by Toby Fox.

Undertale is an amazing …

Xenogears - Part 8 - Shevat and the Three Gates

November 1st, 2018

2:03:14

This week: We defend one sky city from another one, then fire the game's second completely impractical but entirely amazing gun, to infiltrate our second sky city.

Currently, Sailor Eli has some technical issues keeping …

Xenogears - Part 9 - Solaris

November 3rd, 2018

2:06:55

This week: We are seperated from the party, foil a suicide by assisting it, watch a coronation, and then discover that the evil sky nazis are actually horrible, finally.

Currently, Sailor Eli has some technical issues …

Xenogears - Part 10 - The Anima Relics

November 12th, 2018

2:10:00

This week: The game takes a crazy turn, and becomes an avant garde black box theatre production of a visual novel. We focus on Elly and Fei's relationship, and wrap up a lot of dangling plot threads, getting ready for …

Xenogears - Part 11 - Deus

November 18th, 2018

2:31:09

This week: We beat the whole game! We figure out what Elly's Deal is. Then we figure out what Fei's Deal is! Then we figure out what Krelian's Deal …

Legend of Dragoon - Part 1 - Through The Town of Hoax

November 26th, 2018

2:18:56

This week: We meet our girlfriend, our boyfriend, and the original goth gf. We leave home, escape prison, fight a snake and a giant, and no one answers what the heck is wrong with Shana.

With this being another PS3 …

Legend of Dragoon - Part 2 - Through Kazas

December 2nd, 2018

2:15:16

This week: We think about death and get sad and stuff.

With this being another PS3 game, Sailor Eli can't LP this time around, so if you'd like to …

Legend of Dragoon - Part 3 - Through Lenus at Fletz

December 6th, 2018

1:33:20

This week: Everything is different now! With a new efficient schedule, we tackle Phrenology, Bitchy princesses, Bandits, Flowers, Magical Fallout, …

Legend of Dragoon - Part 4 - Through the Banquet in Fletz

December 23rd, 2018

1:21:57

This week: We finish disc 2 by chilling out with our friends on a couple boats, and finally learn some of Rose and Shana's deals!

With this being another PS3 game, Sailor Eli can't LP this time around, so if you'd like …

Christmas Special - Sugy the Christmas Elf

December 25th, 2018

52:14

Merry Christmas everyone! Sam and Maddy sit down and roast some sugar over an open fire, and get kicked out of santa's factory again. Playing Sugy the Christmas Elf by the Game Alchemists, a short, family friendly RPG …

Legend of Dragoon - Part 5 - Through the Forest of the Winglies

January 4th, 2019

1:25:30

This week: We figure out some things about Rose, Shana, Meru, The Divine Tree, The Black Monster, The Divine Dragon, Winglies, the Dragon Campaign, basically everything!

With this being another PS3 game, Sailor Eli …

Legend of Dragoon - Part 6 - Through Lloyd

January 10th, 2019

1:34:16

This week: We fight the hardest boss in the game, and have a rough time of it, so we barely progress the plot!

With this being another PS3 game, …

Legend of Dragoon - Part 7 - Through Rouge

January 21st, 2019

1:26:17

This week: We wrap up some plot threads for disc 3, and start some in disc 4! Lots of spoilers abound, so if you are listening ahead, be warned!

With this being another PS3 game, Sailor Eli can't LP this time around, so …

Legend of Dragoon - Part 8 - Through Mayfil

January 26th, 2019

1:22:06

This week: We complete all of the story content before the Point of No Return!

With this being another PS3 game, Sailor Eli can't LP this time …

Legend of Dragoon - Part 9 - Through Zieg

February 4th, 2019

1:33:33

This week: We play through the feelings dungeon and stop right before the final boss!

With this being another PS3 game, Sailor Eli can't LP this time …

Legend of Dragoon - Part 10 - Finale

February 8th, 2019

1:49:22

This week: We talk about Legend of Dragoon live and in front of people! If you'd like to watch this episode, we have the VOD on our youtube and twitch channels.

Next week we'll be starting our "sellout" playthrough of …

Final Fantasy X - Part 1 - To the Mi'ihen Highroad

March 3rd, 2019

2:18:54

This week! We try for the 3rd time to start this game, and finally do it right! We start FFX and play through two episodes worth of plot to get all the way to the most infamous scene in the game!

We're back in PS4 happy …

Bonus #3: Hiveswap Act 1

March 9th, 2019

1:16:23

Your name is DEAR LISTENER. You listen to a variety of PODCASTS. In particular you listen to THIS podcast, and that's most important. This podcast is …

Final Fantasy X - Part 2 - Through Djose Temple

March 15th, 2019

1:23:04

This week! We walk down a single road, for about 4 hours, and meet a lot of recurring characters. Then everyone we love dies!

We're back in PS4 happy land, so Sailor Eli has been Let's Playing the game, and you can …

Final Fantasy X - Part 3 - Through the Spherimorh Fight

March 24th, 2019

1:39:26

This week! We ride an elephant, meet an old friend, talk about feelings a lot, and then get struck by a whole lotta lightning.

We're back in PS4 …

Final Fantasy X - Part 4 - Through Home

April 1st, 2019

1:23:24

This week! We commit papacide, start a war, and get vv lost in a desert, then blow up a secret homeland!

We're back in PS4 happy land, so Sailor Eli has been Let's Playing the game, and you can watch him from here!

FFX …

Final Fantasy X - Part 5 - Through Romance Lake

April 6th, 2019

1:32:45

This week! We star in the Owen Wilson movie, Wedding Crashers, and then star in the Owen Wilson movie, then star in the Owen Wilson Movie, Behind Enemy Lines, then we meet the stars of the Owen Wilson Movie, …

Final Fantasy X -Part 6 - Through Mount Gagazet

April 13th, 2019

1:36:01

This week! We finally get to the world map, and it's hard. So we get to the ice level, and it's hard, and we fight seymour, and it's hard. 

We're back in PS4 happy land, so Sailor Eli has been Let's Playing the game,

Final Fantasy X - Part 7 - Through Zanarkand

April 20th, 2019

1:38:05

This week! We're fake, religion's fake, Zanarkand's fake, everything is fake, so we kill it!

We're back in PS4 happy land, so Sailor Eli has been Let's Playing the game, and you can watch him from here!

We're on our …

Final Fantasy X - Part 8 - To the Tower of the Dead

April 27th, 2019

1:30:36

This week! We fight Sin, Seymour, and make our way through a bunch of mid-boss level monsters who drop bitchen AP.

We're back in PS4 happy land, so Sailor Eli has been Let's Playing the game, and you can watch him from …

Final Fantasy X - Part9 - Finale - LIVE

May 5th, 2019

1:41:21

On this LIVE episode! Fight Braska's Final Aeon, cry a lot, cry some more, and then find out who's pregnant! Then, we answer Q&A from all y'all.

We're back in PS4 happy land, so Sailor Eli has been Let's Playing the …

Movie Night #1 - Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

May 11th, 2019

40:44

In this new format for our RPG Bookclub Movie Nights, we are discussing Hironobu Sakaguchi's directorial debut, Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within.

This movie is currently available on Amazon Prime Video, so you can …

Dragon Quest V - Part 1 - Through Uptaten Towers

May 16th, 2019

1:18:47

This week! We play the first two dungeons of Dragon Quest V, and don't learn to read, but do learn to Count Uptaten.

Since the DS version is very expensive these days, Eli is playing on the phone, so Sailor Eli won't be …

Dragon Quest V - Part 2 - Through the Ancient Ruins

May 26th, 2019

1:26:57

This week! We finish Act 1, and scope the hot bod on a beefcake horse while our dad is there, until he isn't.

Since the DS version is very expensive these days, Eli is playing on the phone, so Sailor Eli won't be Let's …

Bonus #4 - For The Frog The Bell Tolls

May 29th, 2019

1:16:39

This Week! Eli takes the week off, so Sam, Maddy, and Bernard play the Nintendo Classic "For the Frog The Bell Tolls" which was absolutely nothing …

Dragon Quest V - Part 3 - Through Coburg

June 10th, 2019

1:36:30

This week! We free ourselves from slavery, and restore a prodigal prince to power!

Next Week! We finish the rest of the act, and stop at the save screen after the time jump!

Since the DS version is very expensive these …

Dragon Quest V - Part 4 - Marriage

June 15th, 2019

1:16:01

This week! We accidentally stumble into a wedding for ourselves. In a sexy way.

Next Week! We finish the rest of the act, and save as soon as you can after the time jump!

Since the DS version is very expensive these …

Dragon Quest V - Part 5 - Through the Second Time Jump

June 21st, 2019

1:40:45

This week! We become a dad, and then a lot of really bad things happen to us. 

Next Week! We make our way to Zenithia, and stop as soon as we get there.

Since the DS version is very expensive these days, Eli is playing …

What is this, a HYPRE Crossover episode?

June 27th, 2019

1:32:31

This week: Sam joins Maddy and Bernard on their podcast "Have You Played Resident Evil". Spoiler: He hasn't.

We talk GDQ, and SpikeVegeta for president, and barely talk about Resident Evil at all.

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This …

Dragon Quest V - Part 6 - Restoring the Zenithian Dragon

July 8th, 2019

1:39:06

This week! We find our Mom's house, visit some old friends, go back in time, dive underwater, and get revenge for our dad!

Next Week! We go to the …

Dragon Quest V - Finale - LIVE

July 29th, 2019

2:09:07

This week! We finish the whole dang game in front of people on our twitch stream!

Next Week! Sam and Eli go to Classic Game Fest and talk to you …

RPG Bookclub at Classic Game Fest 2019 - Day 1

August 5th, 2019

1:30:50

Recorded LIVE at our booth at ClassicGameFest 2019! Featuring interviews with Francesco, Daniel, Ryan, Joseph, Jason and Lewis!

This is only part 1 of the fun, and we have even more interviews next time!

Thanks so much …

RPG Bookclub at Classic Game Fest 2019 - Day 2

August 8th, 2019

1:26:16

Recorded LIVE at our booth at ClassicGameFest 2019! Featuring interviews with Tammy and Briana, Zack, Loomi, Matt, Paul, Drew and Rowan!

Thanks so …

Movie Night #2 - Dragon Quest: Dai no Daibouken

August 8th, 2019

49:48

In this special bonus episode (we've had a lot of those this week), Sam, Maddy, and Eli sit down to discuss the first and second story arc of Dragon Quest: Dai no Daibouken (Dragon Quest: The Adventures of Dai episodes …

Cosmic Star Heroine - Part 1 - Fight the Power

August 16th, 2019

1:31:15

This week! We live out our Die Hard, Alien, and Mission Impossible fantasies... in Space!

Next Week: We save the first chance we get after chapter 6.

Eli's getting MARRIED, so no LP this time around. Instead, check out …

Cosmic Star Heroine - Part 2 - Heart of Astrea

August 24th, 2019

1:26:12

This week! We go to a concert, explore a faire, and mate with a ghost fish!

Next Week: We save the first chance we get after chapter 9.

Eli's getting MARRIED, so no LP this time around. Instead, check out the awesome …

Cosmic Star Heroine - Part 3 - Relics and Rackets

August 30th, 2019

1:22:14

This week! We have some cool NPC bits at a party, then meet some bugs, and punch a nightmare!

Next Week: We save the first chance we get after …

Bonus #5 - 3x Indie Game Combob

September 8th, 2019

1:46:26

This week! Eli got married, so Sam and Maddy Play Lent, by CicerOrator, Melon Journey by Froach Club, and Escaped Chasm by Temmie.

Next Week: We save the first chance we get after chapter 12.

Please support all these …

Cosmic Star Heroine - Part 4 - Ancient Power

September 15th, 2019

1:22:18

This week! We make bail, we desecrate some nature, and we finally punch our boss in the face!

Next Week: We beat the dang ol' Game!

Come watch us …

Cosmic Star Heroine - Part 5 - Finale

September 21st, 2019

1:36:17

This week! We beat the game, and speak to you guys LIVE on twitch.tv/rpgbookclub We also squeeze in our Movie Night conversation to pad the really short episode this time around.

Next Week: We play Lost Odyssey, and …

Lost Odyssey - Part 1 - The Mountains of Ipsilon

September 25th, 2019

1:24:36

This week! We Win a battle, burn to death, brush it off, walk around a "next-gen" city, meet a sleezeball, and cry ourselves to sleep!

Next Week: We save on the world map before entering the Nation State of Numara.

If …

Lost Odyssey - Part 2 - The Sea of Baus

October 4th, 2019

53:25

Apologies for the crinkle in Sam's audio. It's only for a few minutes so you can skip ahead if it bothers you.

This week! We have a beach episode, …

By Request #1 - Higurashi: When They Cry - Part 1 - LIES

October 8th, 2019

1:40:24

Recently we opened up Commissions on our Ko-fi for people to get episodes covered for their favorite (or own!) game, and the first bite at the apple was by friend of the podcast, Francesco (The same one that came from …

Lost Odyssey - Part 3 - Lirum

October 12th, 2019

1:26:29

This week! We walk around Numara, and find utter sadness! We also gain 3 party members!

Next Week: We save on the world map before entering the Black Cave!

If you'd like to play along with us, Lost Odyssey is available …

Lost Odyssey - Part 4 - Sorceress' Mansion

October 16th, 2019

1:19:15

This week! We cause a war, and go see some spooky ghosties, then, as usual, cry a lot.

Next Week: We save at the disc change, and stop immediately.

If you'd like to play along with us, Lost Odyssey is available for …

Lost Odyssey - Part 5 - Experimental Staff

October 24th, 2019

1:22:52

This week! We play around in the dark, go to Halloweentown, and steal from guards so we can lose a fight again.

Next Week: Save before entering Uhra, if possible, and as soon as we get inside, if not.

If you'd like to …

By Request #1 - Higurashi: When They Cry - Part 2 - Chased by Shadows

October 30th, 2019

1:34:51

Recently we opened up Commissions on our Ko-fi for people to get episodes covered for their favorite (or own!) game, and the first bite at the apple was by friend of the podcast, Francesco (The same one that came from …

Halloween Special #2 - The Yokai's Curse

October 31st, 2019

40:14

Happy Halloween! Another bonus Halloween episode, covering The Yokai's Curse, by Cortopdev. This game is free, and was released as part of the RPG Maker GOTM game jam just this last week!

Intro and outro music are …

Lost Odyssey - Part 6 - Ghotza

November 1st, 2019

1:35:41

This week! We mutually assure our destruction, after chasing monkeys and gambling. Then our party splits up a LOT.

Next Week: Save before swapping to disc 4!

If you'd like to play along with us, Lost Odyssey is …

Lost Odyssey - Part 7 - Sed

November 8th, 2019

1:31:28

This week! We meet the best character, and go through the best dungeon, and watch a WHOLE lot of politics!

Next Week: Save before entering Grand …

Shortcast #1 - Halo: Combat Evolved - Part 1 - Assault on the Control Room

November 9th, 2019

1:26:19

Welcome to Shortcast! These episodes are sponsored by our supporters on our ko-fi, and cover games that can't fill a full Bookclub season, and aren't …

Lost Odyssey - Part 8 - The Siege of Numara

November 13th, 2019

1:21:29

This week! Sha-la-la-la my oh my! Go on and Kiss the Girl! (Whoah-whoah)

Next Week: Save before entering the Tower of Mirrors.

If you'd like to play along with us, Lost Odyssey is available for download on XBox 360 and …

Shortcast #1 - Halo: Combat Evolved - Part 2 - The Maw

November 15th, 2019

1:42:46

Welcome to Shortcast! These episodes are sponsored by our supporters on our ko-fi, and cover games that can't fill a full Bookclub season, and aren't …

Lost Odyssey - Part 9 - Grand Staff

November 26th, 2019

1:24:10

This week! We climb the two-in-one Dungeon called Grand Staff!

Next Week: Beat the whole dang game!

If you'd like to play along with us, Lost Odyssey …

Lost Odyssey - Part 10 - The Tower of Mirrors

December 1st, 2019

1:23:45

This week! We finish Lost Odyssey, and cry for our friends.

Next Week: We play the first Case in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney!

If you'd like to play along with Phoenix Wright, you can find it for the DS, the 3DS, the …

Movie Nights #3 - Highlander

December 8th, 2019

1:23:03

This Time: We watch Highlander, in honor of our recent playthrough of Lost Odyssey!

Next week, we'll start playing Phoenix Wright! If you'd like to play along with Phoenix Wright, you can find it for the DS, the 3DS, …

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Part 1 - Turnabout Sisters

December 30th, 2019

1:42:08

This week! We complete the first two cases: The First Turnabout, and Turnabout Sisters with our friend Francesco from JRPG_Tea!

Next Week: We play Case 3: Turnabout Samurai!

If you'd like to play along with Phoenix …

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Part 2 - Turnabout Samurai

January 7th, 2020

1:28:04

This week! We play Case 3: Turnabout Samurai!

Next Week: We begin Case 4: Turnabout Goodbyes!

If you'd like to play along with Phoenix Wright, you can find it for the DS, the 3DS, the Switch, PS4, PC, iOS, and probably …

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Part 3 - Turnabout Goodbyes, Part 1

January 14th, 2020

1:11:38

This week! We play Case 4: Turnabout Goodbyes through the end of the second Trial!

Next Week: We finish Case 4: Turnabout Goodbyes!

If you'd like to play along with Phoenix Wright, you can find it for the DS, the 3DS, …

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Part 4 - Turnabout Goodbyes, Part 2

January 21st, 2020

1:15:16

This week! We finish Case 4: Turnabout Goodbyes!

Next Week: We play to the end of Trial Day 1 in Case 5: Rise from the Ashes

If you'd like to play along with Phoenix Wright, you can find it for the DS, the 3DS, the …

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Part 5 - Rise From The Ashes, Part 1

January 27th, 2020

1:30:22

This week! We begin Case 5: Rise From The Ashes, and play to the end of Trial Day 1.

Next Week: We play until right before the Final Trial!

If you'd like to play along with Phoenix Wright, you can find it for the DS, …

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Part 6 - Rise From the Ashes, Part 2

February 3rd, 2020

1:31:10

This week! We continue Case 5: Rise From The Ashes, and play to the end of Investigation day 3.

Next Week: We finish the game!

Our next game is two …

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Part 7 - Rise from the Ashes, Part 3

February 10th, 2020

1:33:24

This week! We finish the game!

Next Week: We save after receiving our quest from Feena after we save her in Ys I: Ancient Ys Vanished

Our next game is two games! Ys I&II Chronicles for the PSP/Steam as well as a …

Movie Nights #4: Phoenix Wright: The Truth Reborn

February 19th, 2020

1:15:47

This time: We discuss the Phoenix Wright musical, by the Takarazuka Revue.

Next time: We start our journey into Ys Book 1 and 2!

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Ys Chronicles - Part 1 - Feena

February 24th, 2020

1:14:10

This week! We begin Ys Book I: Ancient Ys Vanished, and play until we save Feena!

Next Week: We play until we enter the Tower of Darm!

Ys I&II …

Ys Chronicles - Part 2 - Abandoned Mine

March 3rd, 2020

52:47

This week! We continue through Ys 1, and play the Abandoned mine dungeon, stopping before entering Darm Tower!

Next Week: We finish Ys 1!

Ys I&II …

Ys Chronicles - Part 3 - Darm Tower

March 10th, 2020

1:09:12

This week! We complete Ys 1, then fall off a really tall tower!

Next Week: We save before entering the sealed door in the Sanctuary of Toal.

Ys …

Ys Chronicles - Part 4 - The Ruins of Moondoria

March 20th, 2020

1:06:35

This week! We start Ys 2, and save before entering the sealed door in the Sanctuary of Toal!

Next Week: We stop before entering Ramia Village.

Ys …

Ys Chronicles - Part 5 - The Sanctuary of Toal

March 26th, 2020

1:16:50

This week! We stop after entering Ramia Village!

Next Week: We stop after getting the SIlver Pendant.

Ys I&II Chronicles is available for the …

Ys Chronicles - Part 6 - Shrine of Solomon

April 6th, 2020

54:30

This week! We stop after getting the Silver Pendant

Next Week: We beat the Dang Ol Game!

If you'd like to play through Chrono Trigger with us, it's available on SNES, PSX, PS3, DS, Mobile, Steam, and probably a few …

Ys Chronicles - Part 7 - Core of Ancient Ys

April 6th, 2020

1:30:35

This week! We beat the game!

Next Week: We save in Prison in Chrono Trigger!

If you'd like to play through Chrono Trigger with us, it's available on SNES, PSX, PS3, DS, Mobile, Steam, and probably a few others. We'll be …

Movie Nights #5 - Ys The Animation: Book 1 and 2

April 13th, 2020

1:15:37

This time: We discuss the Ys Anime!

Next time: We sell out and talk about Chrono Trigger!

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Chrono Trigger - Part 1 - A Vanished Princess

April 17th, 2020

1:44:13

This week! Sam's Back! And we Sell out hardcore and play one of the most influential JRPGs in history, and save when we wind up in prison!

Next Week: We make our way through the future, and save in the End of Time.

If …

Chrono Trigger - Part 2 - The Derelict Factory

April 24th, 2020

1:42:27

This week! We're back, to the future! We play through the 2300AD section of Chrono Trigger!

Next Week: We play all the way until we complete the first 65 million BC segment.

If you'd like to play through Chrono Trigger …

Chrono Trigger - Part 3 - Tata and the Frog

May 2nd, 2020

1:52:09

This week! We gotta get back, back to the past, and then to the past's past!

Next Week: We play until the developments at the end of the The Tyrano Lair.

If you'd like to play through Chrono Trigger with us, it's …

Chrono Trigger - Part 4 - The Fiendlord's Keep

May 8th, 2020

1:34:34

This week! We give that no good Magus Whatfer!

Next Week: We play until the developments at the end of the Ocean Palace!

If you'd like to play through Chrono Trigger with us, it's available on SNES, PSX, PS3, DS, …

LongCast - .hack//G.U Rebirth - Part 1 - Welcome to the World

May 9th, 2020

1:34:49

In our first episode of our first part of .long//CAST, we play the beginning of .hack//GU Part 1; ReBirth, up until we get the Area words for ΔGreat Cursed In-Laws.

Next Episode, we will stop before entering Round 1 of …

Chrono Trigger - Part 5 - Lavos Beckons

May 15th, 2020

1:41:01

This week! We cry our eyes out at the bottom of the Ocean Palace!

Next Week: We make our way to the top of Death Peak!

If you'd like to play through Chrono Trigger with us, it's available on SNES, PSX, PS3, DS, Mobile, …

Chrono Trigger - Part 6 - The Time Egg

May 22nd, 2020

1:29:55

This week! We assert ourselves as important to the web of time

Next Week: We do all of the sidequests!

If you'd like to play through Chrono Trigger with us, it's available on SNES, PSX, PS3, DS, Mobile, Steam, and …

LongCast - .hack//G.U. Rebirth - Part 2 - Warring City Lumina Cloth

May 23rd, 2020

1:19:25

In our second episode of our first part of .long//CAST, we play the the next section of .hack//GU Part 1; ReBirth, up until we complete the class expansion event, and before entering the arena fight with Bordeau.

Next …

Chrono Trigger - Part 7 - The Fated Hour

June 1st, 2020

1:45:39

This week! We do all the sidequests!

Next Week: We beat the game!

If you'd like to play through Chrono Trigger with us, it's available on SNES, PSX, PS3, DS, Mobile, Steam, and probably a few others. We'll be covering …

Chrono Trigger - Part 8 - Dream's End

June 2nd, 2020

2:19:05

Black Lives Matter. This is an important time for America and the world. We are JRPG Kids: Banding together to overturn corrupt ruling classes is …

Movie Nights #6 - Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure

June 11th, 2020

1:59:09

This time: We are Excellent to Each other!

Next time: We Party on, Dudes!

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LongCast - .hack//G.U. Rebirth - Part 3 - Emperor of the Demon Palace

June 16th, 2020

1:21:10

In our third episode of our first part of .long//CAST, we play the the next section of .hack//GU Part 1; ReBirth, saving at the save shop in Lumina …

DanganRonpa: Trigger Happy Havoc - Part 1 - To Survive

June 23rd, 2020

1:51:31

This week: We play Chapter 1 of DanganRonpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, saving at the "Luna" at the end of the chapter.

Next Week: We play Chapter 2!

If you'd like to play along, there's a port of this game for Vita, PS4, …

LongCast - .hack//G.U. Rebirth - Part 4 - Azure Flame God

June 24th, 2020

57:55

In our fourth episode of our first part of .long//CAST, we play the the final section of .hack//GU Part 1; ReBirth, and beat the game!

Next Episode, we will discuss the EXTENSIVE text content of the game, going over The …

DanganRonpa: Trigger Happy Havoc - Part 2 - Boys' Life of Despair

June 25th, 2020

2:14:15

This week: We play Chapter 2 of DanganRonpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, saving at the "Luna" at the end of the chapter.

Next Week: We play Chapter 3!

If you'd like to play along, there's a port of this game for Vita, PS4, …

DanganRonpa: Trigger Happy Havoc - Part 3 - A Next Generation Legend! Stand Tall, Galactic Hero!

July 8th, 2020

1:59:39

This week: We play Chapter 3 of DanganRonpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, saving at the "Luna" at the end of the chapter.

Next Week: We play Chapter 4!

If you'd like to play along, there's a port of this game for Vita, PS4, …

LongCast - .hack//G.U. ReBirth - Part 5 - The Archives

July 14th, 2020

1:15:11

In our final episode of .long//CAST, we discuss the extensive Text Content of the game, including the News, Forums, and Lore of The World.

Next Episode, we will begin the second game, ReMinisce

If you'd like to play …

DanganRonpa: Trigger Happy Havoc - Part 4 - All Star Apologies

July 16th, 2020

1:48:26

Sorry for  the audio quality. One of the mics mixed in the discord call for some reason so it is at VOIP  quality instead of full audio quality.

This …

DanganRonpa: Trigger Happy Havoc - Part 5 - 100 Mile Dash; Pain of a Junk Food Junkie

July 19th, 2020

1:42:26

This week: We play Chapter 5 of DanganRonpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, saving at the "Luna" at the end of the chapter.

Next Week: We beat the game!

And the week after that, we begin playing Chrono Cross! Thanks to everyone …

DanganRonpa: Trigger Happy Havoc - Part 6 - Ultimate Pain, Ultimate Suffering, Ultimate Despair, Ultimate Execution, Ultimate Death

July 24th, 2020

1:47:59

This week: We play Chapter 6 of DanganRonpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, completing the whole game!

Next Week: We watch Knives Out for Movie Night!

And the …

RPG Bookclub Unplugged - The Rise of Pokewalkers

August 5th, 2020

49:28

This week: Remember the last month or so, we'd reference accidentally talking about Pokemon and Star Wars for 30+ minutes instead of recording? Well, here you go.

Next Week: We actually begin Chrono Cross, and play …

Movie Nights #7 - Knives Out

August 9th, 2020

1:36:27

This time: My House, My rules!

Next time: My Coffee!

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Chrono Cross - Part 1 - Where Lies the Key to the Past

August 14th, 2020

1:57:47

This week: We kick off """Year""" 3 by playing Chrono Cross up until we complete Viper Manor, saving at the "Luna" after we jump into the water.

Next Week: We play until the end of the developments at Fort Dragonia.

If …

Chrono Cross - Part 2 - Ancient Dragons' Dreams in Ruins

August 21st, 2020

1:48:13

This week: We get body swapped!

Next Week: We play until the short scene in "Death's Door" where it turns you away. Not the longer scene when we pass through to the other side.

If you'd like to play along, Chrono Cross …

LongCast - .hack//GU Reminisce - Part 1 - The AIDA Server

August 27th, 2020

1:25:05

In our first episode of .long//CAST part 2, we discuss opening portion of the game, stopping at the first time we get to our Altimit Desktop.

Next Episode, we will play until we complete the first round of the Arena, …

Chrono Cross - Part 3 - The Village of Demi-Humans

August 29th, 2020

1:39:19

This week: We're feline purrrrrrty good.

Next Week: We play until Harle asks us a very personal question at the Pearly Gates.

If you'd like to play along, Chrono Cross is available on PSN for Vita, PSP, and PS3, for …

LongCast - .hack//GU Reminisce - Part 2 - Celestial City Dol Dona

September 3rd, 2020

1:25:15

In our Second episode of .long//CAST part 2, we discuss everything up until we complete round 1 of  the arena!

Next Episode, we will play until we complete the arena finals!

If you'd like to play along with us, …

Chrono Cross - Part 4 - The Dead Sea

September 5th, 2020

1:38:45

This week: We play until we reach the Pearly Gates with Harle

Next Week: We do the Earth, Water, and Fire Dragons, as well as the Marbule Side Quest!

Chrono Cross - Part 5 - The Wind, Stars, and Waves

September 10th, 2020

1:22:01

This week: We witness the greatest Rock Opera to harness the power of the Playstation Video Game Console.

Next Week: We make it to disc 2!

If you'd …

Chrono Cross - Part 6 - Through the Hidden Holes in Time

September 17th, 2020

1:29:25

This week: We kill ourselves! And then go to disc 2!

Next Week: We save before the boss of Terra Tower.

If you'd like to play along, Chrono Cross is available on PSN for Vita, PSP, and PS3, for 9.99, and available on …

LongCast - .hack//GU Reminisce - Part 3 - Coite-Bodher Battlefield

September 24th, 2020

1:02:07

In our Third episode of .long//CAST part 2, we discuss everything up until the dramatic developments at Coitus Boner Battlefield!

Next Episode, we will actually play until we complete the arena finals!

If you'd like to …

Chrono Cross - Part 7 - The Point Where Destinies Meet

October 2nd, 2020

1:47:43

This week: We ponder what it means to be "plot critical"

Next Week: We beat the whole game!

If you'd like to play along, Chrono Cross is available on …

LongCast - .hack//GU Reminisce - Part 4 - Holy Palace Emperor

October 3rd, 2020

1:01:57

In our fourth episode of .long//CAST part 2, we discuss everything up until we win the holy palace tournament!

Next Episode, we will play until we …

Chrono Cross - Part 8 - Our Planet's Dream is not Over Yet

October 5th, 2020

1:59:09

This week: We beat the whole game, and talk about its myriad endings!

Next Week: We watch the Super Mario Brothers Movie. Trust us on this one.

Our …

LongCast - .hack//GU Reminisce - Part 5 - Moon Tree

October 9th, 2020

1:21:11

In our fifth episode of .long//CAST part 2, we discuss everything up until we complete the assault on Moon Tree Headquarters

Next Episode, we will …

Movie Nights #8 - The Super Mario Bros. Movie

October 13th, 2020

2:03:31

This week, we watch the Super Mario Brothers Movie. Trust us on this one.

Next week: We save before entering the town of Saith!

Our next game is going to be Lunar: The Silver Star! The only modern places it is available …

LongCast - .hack//GU Reminisce - Part 6 - Inverted City Megin Fi

October 16th, 2020

1:09:28

In our final episode of .long//CAST part 2, we beat the whole game and talk about the extra content from the forums and news.

Next time, we'll play a …

Lunar: The Silver Star - Part 1 - The Dragon Diamond

October 19th, 2020

1:52:21

This week: We are joined by none other than The Game Professor from GamesAsLit101 on youtube, and we save before entering the town of Saith.

Next Week: We save after seeing the developments after our return to Quark.

If …

Lunar: The Silver Star - Part 2 - The Magical City of Vane

October 28th, 2020

1:38:01

This week: We are joined by none other than The Game Professor from GamesAsLit101 on youtube, and we save after breaking out from prison.

Next Week: We save after leaving the Red Dragon Cave.

If you'd like to play with …

Halloween Special #3 - Dust to Dusk

October 31st, 2020

1:08:29

On this edition of RPG Spookyclub, we play the PHENOMENAL Dust to Dusk. And you should too. It's on sale for 79 cents, and is a beautiful game, with …

Lunar: The Silver Star - Part 3 - The Red Dragon

November 4th, 2020

1:45:54

This week: We are joined by none other than The Game Professor from GamesAsLit101 on youtube, and we save after leaving the Red Dragon Cave

Next Week: We save after leaving the Black Dragon Cave.

If you'd like to play …

Lunar: The Silver Star - Part 4 - The Insane Dragon

November 10th, 2020

1:46:41

This week: We are joined by none other than The Game Professor from GamesAsLit101 on youtube, and we save after leaving the Black Dragon Cave. This is a very different place, depending on which version you are playing!

Lunar: The Silver Star - Part 5 - The Frontier

November 16th, 2020

1:29:26

This week: We are joined by none other than The Game Professor from GamesAsLit101 on youtube, and we save after entering the Grindery.

Next Week: We …

Daddy Daughter Book Club - Coraline

November 18th, 2020

5:42

Scarlett is obsessed with Coraline, the movie, the games, the book. All of it. She's also obsessed with my podcasting, and asked if she could do one …

Lunar: The Silver Star - Part 6 - Althena

November 25th, 2020

2:03:06

This week: We are joined by none other than The Game Professor from GamesAsLit101 on youtube, and we beat the whole game!

Next Week: We discuss Over …

Movie Nights #9 - Over the Moon

December 1st, 2020

1:27:30
This week: We discuss the Netflix Movie, Over the Moon! It's Great!

Next Week: We Save as soon as we can after the Airship Crash in Septerra Core for the PC!

Septerra Core is available on GoG and Steam! If the game …

Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator - Part 1 - Betrayal at Wind City

December 8th, 2020

1:37:06

This week: We have many technical difficulties and stop after getting Corgan in the party.

Next Week: We stop after getting Badu in the party!

If …

Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator - Part 2 - The Destruction of Jinam

December 17th, 2020

1:07:34

This week: We fight some zombies, then some robots, and we are asked to empathize with the worst man!

Next Week: We stop after arriving in Scumm Town

If you'd like to play along, Septerra Core is available on Steam and …

Christmas Special 2020 - Parasite Eve - Part 1 - Assault on Precinct 17

December 25th, 2020

1:55:47

Merry Christmas! Eli is out of town, so we are joined by Bernard Houck (@barnyardhouse) of Bernard Remembers, to remember our favorite Christmas Game: Parasite Eve. This week, we play the first three days of the game, …

New Years Special 2021 - Parasite Eve - Part 2 - The Ultimate Being

January 1st, 2021

1:44:50

Happy New Year! Eli is out of town, so we are joined by Bernard Houck (@barnyardhouse) of Bernard Remembers, to remember our favorite Holiday Game: …

Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator - Part 3 - The Destruction of the Lens Fleet

January 5th, 2021

1:20:33

This week: We run back, and then we run forth, and then we run back, and then we run forth. Back. Forth. Back. Forth. This happens thirty-two times.

Next Week: We stop after completing the Chosen Palace.

If you'd like …

Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator - Part 4 - The Chosen Palace

January 14th, 2021

1:13:56

This week: We do a real darn big, way too big, shouldn't be this big, why this big who knows why this  big, dungeon, and then complete our goal??

LongCast - .hack//GU Redemption - Part 1 - The Outer Dungeon

January 18th, 2021

52:12

In our first episode of .long//CAST part 3, we, as is tradition, play until we register for the Sage Palace Tournament.

Next time, we will complete …

Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator - Part 5 - The Conjunction

January 20th, 2021

1:32:54

This week: For the first time ever, all three of us did not like the game.

Next Week: We stop after completing the quest to retrieve the Ancient Chosen Talisman, give or take. 

If you'd like to play along, Septerra Core …

LongCast - .hack//GU Redemption - Part 2 - The Sage Palace Tournament

January 23rd, 2021

1:20:36

In our second episode of .long//CAST part 3, we make our way through some rote tournament fights, and some boring side quests, and hang with our friends and it's AWESOME??

Next time, we will make our way until we get to …

Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator - Part 6 - The Watchers

January 26th, 2021

1:33:52

This week: The game proved it had good dungeons in its repertoire 

Next Week: We stop after completing Marduk's Temple.

If you'd like to play along, Septerra Core is available on Steam and GOG!

We also announce our next …

LongCast - .hack//GU Redemption - Part 3 - The Key to Twilight

February 2nd, 2021

1:20:14

In our third episode of .long//CAST part 3, we make our way through a lot of really cool plot, culminating in defeating the stated main bad guy?

Next …

Bonus #6 - Deltarune, Chapter 1

February 4th, 2021

2:14:36

This week: We took a week off so Maddy could play more Septerra core, and she didn't even do it. So we just gush about this game instead.

Next Week: …

LongCast - .hack//GU Redemption - Part 4 - Cubia

February 6th, 2021

1:32:01

In our Fourth episode of .long//CAST part 3, we beat the game, and witness the original end of .hack//GU!

Next time, we will summarize Vol. 4, as …

Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator - Part 7 - Buried Jinam

February 9th, 2021

1:21:16

This week: We spend a majority of the playthrough underground, with no cutscenes.

Next Week: We stop before boarding Doskias' ship.

If you'd like to play along, Septerra Core is available on Steam and GOG!

We also …

LongCast - .hack//GU Reconnection

February 15th, 2021

1:39:02

In our Final episode of .long//CAST we beat the game, and discuss any last thoughts on Part 3, and the plot of Part 4. Finally we wrap up our …

Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator - Part 8 - Babylon

February 21st, 2021

1:14:50

This week: We retrieve the ancient swords of Marduk.

Next Week: We beat the whole game!

If you'd like to play along, Septerra Core is available on …

Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator - Part 9 - The Kingdom of Heaven

February 25th, 2021

1:39:25

This week: We beat the whole game!

Next Week: We watch Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets for movie night!

Our next game will be Brave …

Movie Nights #10 - Valerian and the City of A Thousand Planets

March 9th, 2021

1:19:06
This week, we watched a movie about a city with a Thousand Planets, because we played a game with a Planet with Seven Planets.

Next Time, we start …

Brave Story: New Traveler - Part 1 - Lanka

March 10th, 2021

1:34:03

This week: We remember some guys!

Next Week: We play Chapters 3 and 4 of Brave Story, New Traveler.

Brave Story: New Traveller was formerly available …

Brave Story: New Traveler - Part 2 - Triankha Hospital

March 21st, 2021

1:20:06

This week: We bring on the birds!

Next Week: We play Chapters 5 and 6 of Brave Story, New Traveler.

Brave Story: New Traveller was formerly available …

Brave Story: New Traveler - Part 3 - Menace in the Desert

April 6th, 2021

1:15:24

This week: We meet a hot Mitsuru looking girl, and a Mitsuru named boy!

Next Week: We play Chapters 7 and 8 of Brave Story, New Traveler.

Brave Story: New Traveller was formerly available for PSN download, but was taken …

RPG Bookclub Unplugged - Twin Pods

April 7th, 2021

1:52:00

Sam is out for the week, so Bernard joins the cast to talk about Twin Peaks!

Slight spoiler warning: They don't go into any of the major plot points, but if you haven't seen the show and want to go in blind, beware!

Brave Story: New Traveler - Part 4 - Dragon Isle

April 9th, 2021

1:42:21

This week: We bring on the birds!

Next Week: We play Chapters 9 and 10 of Brave Story, New Traveler.

Our Sell-Out game this year is Tales of Symphonia, available for PS3, Gamecube, and steam. While we play Tales of …

Brave Story: New Traveler - Part 5 - The Dark

April 13th, 2021

1:06:46

This week: We kill satan!

Next Week: We kill god! (We beat the game, and talk about our thoughts of the whole game)

Our Sell-Out game this year is …

Brave Story: New Traveler - Part 6 - Dela Rubesi

April 24th, 2021

1:52:45

This week: We go frog Squashin' and answer a lot of pending listener questions!

Next Week: We watch Brave Story, the anime movie about Wataru!

Our Sell-Out game this year is Tales of Symphonia, available for PS3, …

Movie Nights #11 - Brave Story (2006)

May 1st, 2021

1:38:47
This week: We watch the anime film, Brave Story, starring Mona Marshall as both leads!

Next Week: We start Tales of Symphonia, stopping when we get …

Bookclub no Kiseki - Trails in the Sky - Part 1 - The Pre-Prologue

May 1st, 2021

50:06

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Tales of Symphonia - Part 1 - The Fire Seal

May 6th, 2021

1:30:56

This week: We unlock the first seal, and meet our clumsy assassin on Ossa Trail.

Next Week: We Save before entering the City of Adventurers, Hima.

Our Sell-Out game this year is Tales of Symphonia, available for PS3, …

Bookclub no Kiseki: Trails in the Sky - Part 2 - A Father's Love, A New Beginning

May 8th, 2021

1:03:13

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Tales of Symphonia - Part 2 - Two More Seals

May 12th, 2021

1:45:42

This week: We all kinda do things in a weird random order, because the game gets very non-linear!

Next Week: We save as soon as we get to the Fooji Mountains.

Our Sell-Out game this year is Tales of Symphonia, available …

Bookclub no Kiseki - Trails in the Sky - Part 3 - The Disappearance of the Linde

May 15th, 2021

1:12:36

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This episode covers the entirety of Chapter 1 of Legend of Heroes, Trails …

Tales of Symphonia - Part 3 - The Tower of Salvation

May 28th, 2021

1:52:59

This week: We play catchup with each other, and then complete the Chosen Ritual

Next Week: We save before entering Ozette.

Our Sell-Out game this year is Tales of Symphonia, available for PS3, Gamecube, and steam. While …

Bookclub no Kiseki - Trails in the Sky - Part 4 - Madrigal of the White Magnolia

May 29th, 2021

1:11:46

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This episode covers the entirety of Chapter 2 of Legend of Heroes, Trails …

Tales of Symphonia - Part 4 - Tethe'alla

May 31st, 2021

1:42:35

This week: We explore the world of Tethe'alla and stop after forming our full party!

Next Week: We save as soon as we complete the Otherworldly Gate, …

Tales of Symphonia - Part 5 - Presea

June 11th, 2021

1:33:59

This week: We play until we recover the Rhieards!

Next Week: We finish disc 1, which if you're not on Gamecube, is when we see the dramatic events at Iselia Ranch!

Our Sell-Out game this year is Tales of Symphonia, …

Bookclub no Kiseki - Trails in the Sky - Part 5 - The Black Orbment

June 12th, 2021

1:10:33

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This episode covers the entirety of Chapter 3 of Legend of Heroes, Trails …

Tales of Symphonia - Part 6 - Moving Between Worlds

June 20th, 2021

1:43:16

This week: We finish disc 1, which is unceremoniously when we get back to Iselia after fighting Procystus.

Next Week: We stop after our romantic date with a party member in Flanoir.

Our Sell-Out game this year is Tales …

Tales of Symphonia - Part 7 - The Ancient Kharlan War

June 23rd, 2021

1:40:57

This week: We find out 3 count'em 3 plot twists!

Next Week: We beat the game!

Our best of the rest game for this year is: Anacronox! It won by getting ONLY second-place votes. It was a hotly contested top spot, but …

Bookclub no Kiseki - Trails in the Sky - Part 6 - The Martial Arts Tournament

June 26th, 2021

1:17:58

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This episode covers the first part of Chapter 4 of Legend of Heroes, …

Tales of Symphonia Part 8 - Yggdrasil

June 28th, 2021

1:48:34

This week: We beat Tales of Symphonia, and resolve the cliffhanger so you don't have to play Dawn of the New World.

Next Week: We watch Upside …

Movie Nights #12 - Upside Down (2012)

July 2nd, 2021

1:25:04

This week: Idfk man, it's a real pretty movie that you just have to see to believe. It's not good, but you should watch it anyways.

Next week: We …

By Request #2 - Dandy Dungeon: Legend of Brave Yamada

July 12th, 2021

1:08:41

This episode was sponsored by David Bernard Houck, creator of How am I Supposed to Fit in at College When There Aren't Any Other Animal People but …

Anachronox - Part 1 - The Bricks

July 14th, 2021

1:17:31

This week: We do a couple tutorials, explore a couple opening areas, getting Grumpos to join our party!

Next Week: We stop after the dramatic events at the council Chamber, before going to the Hive.

Anachronox is really …

Bookclub no Kiseki - Trails in the Sky - Part 7 - In Defense of Grover Cleveland's Mustache

July 17th, 2021

1:03:23

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This episode covers the Middle part of Chapter 4 of Legend of Heroes, …

Anachronox - Part 2 - The Junkyard

July 24th, 2021

1:18:13

This week: We do a few dungeons, and finally leave Anachronox!

Next Week: Deja Vu! We stop after the dramatic events at the council Chamber, before …

Anachronox - Part 3 - Democratus

July 26th, 2021

1:19:48

This week: We visit 3 very cool and different planets, and go vote!

Next Week: We play up until we head for Haphaestus.

Anachronox is really good! …

Bookclub no Kiseki - Trails in the Sky - Part 8 - Turmoil in the Royal Capital

July 31st, 2021

1:23:14

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This episode covers the final part of the game, and our thoughts on the …

Shortcast - The Last of Us - Part 1- SUMMER

August 15th, 2021

1:54:18

Thanks to everyone who donated on the Ko-Fi to unlock this episode!

This week, we discuss the lengthy SUMMER segment of the game.

Next week, we'll discuss the back half of the game!

Shortcast - The Last of Us - Part 2 - F*** Joel.

August 19th, 2021

1:48:01

Thanks to everyone who donated on the Ko-Fi to unlock this episode!

This week, we discuss the FALL, WINTER, and SPRING sections of the game.

Next week, we'll be back to normal in Anachronox.

Bookclub no Kiseki - Trails in the Sky SC - Part 1 - A Maiden's Resolve

August 21st, 2021

1:19:32

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Anachronox - Part 4 - The Red Light District

September 7th, 2021

1:22:11

This week: We squash some bugs, and visit several brothels!

Next Week: We play the mission on Hephaestus!

Anachronox is really good! You should play …

Anachronox - Part 5 - Hephaestus

September 9th, 2021

1:01:30

This week: We do some Sleuthin'

Next Week: We do two extended joke sequences, and stop after leaving the Star Wars planet.

Anachronox is really good! …

Anachronox - Part 6 - Krapton and Whitendon

September 17th, 2021

1:06:27

This week: We reference movies and comics that the writers liked!

Next Week: We beat the game!

We also announce our next block: Magical Girls! Go …

Bookclub no Kiseki - Trails in the Sky SC - Part 2 - Sneaking Shadows

September 18th, 2021

1:07:17

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This episode covers the first chapter of the Second game, Trails in the …

LongCast - Final Fantasy XIII - Part 1 - The Pulse Fal'Cie

September 19th, 2021

1:57:58

In our first episode of FabuLONG Nova CASTulus, we introduce this black sheep of the Final Fantasy family, and discuss the inciting incident of the …

Anachronox - Part 7 - The Echo Gate

September 21st, 2021

1:14:21

This week: We beat the game and resolve no plotlines

Next Week: We watch Blade Runner, which is much better.

We also announce our next block: Magical …

LongCast - Final Fantasy XIII - Part 2 - The Vile Peaks

September 23rd, 2021

1:30:14

In our second episode of FabuLONG Nova CASTulus, we actually get to play the battle system, and go through a really good dungeon

Next Time, we play …

Movie Nights #13 - Blade Runner

September 25th, 2021

1:27:22

This week: We talk about Blade Runner, one of the real good films of our time.

Next week: We Start Blue Reflection, and play through chapter 3.

Blue Reflection is our next Game, and it is currently on sale on both Steam …

Bookclub no Kiseki - Trails in the Sky SC - Part 3 - The Raging Land

October 2nd, 2021

1:29:50

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This episode covers the second chapter of the Second game, Trails in the …

Blue Reflection - Part 1 - The First Step, The Last Step

October 7th, 2021

56:08
This week: We are very uncomfortable.

Next Week: We play chapters 4 and 5 of Blue Reflection, probably.

Blue Reflection is available on PSN and Steam

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Bookclub no Kiseki - Trails in the Sky SC - Part 4 - Mad Tea Party

October 9th, 2021

1:18:10

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This episode covers the third chapter of the Second game, Trails in the …

LongCast - Final Fantasy XIII - Part 3 - The Sunleth Waterscape

October 10th, 2021

58:33

In our third episode of FabuLONG Nova CASTulus, we play two really great graphics chapters where not a lot happens.

Next Time, we play chapter 7, and …

LongCast - Final Fantasy XIII - Part 4 - Palumpolum

October 16th, 2021

1:22:43

In our fourth episode of FabuLONG Nova CASTulus, we discover that this game is good, actually.

Next Time, we play chapter 8 and 9, and maybe ten, …

LongCast - Final Fantasy XIII - Part 5 - The Palamecia

October 22nd, 2021

1:23:53

In our fourth episode of FabuLONG Nova CASTulus, we purge ourselves a primarch

Next Time, we play at least up until we receive Alexander in Chapter …

Bookclub no Kiseki - Trails in the Sky SC - Part 5 - The Mist Demon's Target

October 23rd, 2021

59:17

This episode was originally Ko-Fi exclusive. If you'd like to get these episodes when they come out, please consider donating on www.rpgbook.club

This episode covers the fourth chapter of the Second game, Trails in the …

Blue Reflection - Part 2 - If I could Hide, - in the right way -

October 30th, 2021

1:14:25

This week: we grin and bear it, and find something to be positive about.

Blue Reflection is available on PSN and Steam

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LongCast - Final Fantasy XIII - Part 6 - The Fifth Ark

October 31st, 2021

1:12:15

In our fourth episode of FabuLONG Nova CASTulus, we unlock sidequests!

Next Time, we finish up chapter 11 on Gran Pulse!

If you'd like to play along …

LongCast - Final Fantasy XIII - Part 7 - Gran Pulse

November 15th, 2021

1:46:09

In our seventh episode of FabuLONG Nova CASTulus, we unlock sidequests!

Next Time, head back to Cocoon for Chapter 12!

If you'd like to play along …

Bookclub no Kiseki - Trails in the Sky SC - Part 6 - That Which One Must Protect

November 20th, 2021

1:31:47

This episode was originally Ko-Fi exclusive. If you'd like to get these episodes when they come out, please consider donating on www.rpgbook.club

This episode covers the fifth chapter of the Second game, Trails in the …

Blue Reflection - Part 3 - Even Without a Change of Heart, - You are Here! -

November 21st, 2021

1:07:37

This week: we meet our favorite girl, and both villains reveal themselves and we don't care.

Blue Reflection is available on PSN and Steam!

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LongCast - Final Fantasy XIII - Part 8 - Eden Under Siege

November 23rd, 2021

1:11:37

In our seventh episode of FabuLONG Nova CASTulus, the game sucks again!

Next Time, we beat the whole ass game!

If you'd like to play along with us, …

LongCast - Final Fantasy XIII - Part 9 - Orphan

November 28th, 2021

1:23:41

In our final episode of season one of FabuLONG Nova CASTulus, we beat the whole ass game! And talk about how it rules actually!

Next Time, We do …

Blue Reflection - Part 4 - We're Already, - Confession -

December 4th, 2021

1:26:32

This week: we see a g-g-g-ghost!

Next Week: We beat the whole ass game!

Blue Reflection is available on PSN and Steam!

Bookclub no Kiseki - Trails in the Sky SC - Part 7 - The Whereabouts of Bonds

December 4th, 2021

1:38:39

This episode was originally Ko-Fi exclusive. If you'd like to get these episodes when they come out, please consider donating on www.rpgbook.club

This episode covers the sixth chapter of the Second game, Trails in the …

Blue Reflection - Part 5 - The Last Step - The First Step

December 13th, 2021

1:28:07

This week: we beat the whole game!

Our next game voting is live! Check out our ko-fi at www.rpgbook.club to vote!

Holiday Schedule Announcement

December 16th, 2021

12:58

Sam and Bernard are here to let you in on a few updates, including what our next game for the podcast will be, since movie night has been delayed.

20th Season Special

December 18th, 2021

2:22:27

In Eli's Last podcast as co-host, Maddy, Eli, and Sam rapid-fire review all 20 main games, and 15 of our bonus games, spending no longer than 3 minutes on each review.

There are also tons of other surprises in store on …

By Request #3 - Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom

December 22nd, 2021

1:30:01

This episode was sponsored by CerebralWind, and Omega of CerebralWind joined us to talk about this decidedly NOT RPG.

You can find them on twitch at https://www.twitch.tv/cerebralwind

BFBB Rehydrated is available on …

LongCast Holiday Special - Final Fantasy XIII -episode i-

December 26th, 2021

1:27:11

As a special holiday treat this year, we have a live reading of the first FFXIII-2 novella, entitled Final Fantasy XIII -episode i-, which is the …

Movie Nights #14 - PreCure All Stars DX: Minna Tomodachi -

January 1st, 2022

46:24

This week: We talk about an adorable ass 

Next week: We Start Suikoden 2!

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Bookclub no Kiseki - Trails in the Sky SC - Part 8 - The Tetracyclic Towers

January 15th, 2022

1:48:31

This episode was originally Ko-Fi exclusive. If you'd like to get these episodes when they come out, please consider donating on www.rpgbook.club

This episode covers the seventh chapter of the Second game, Trails in the …

Suikoden II - Part 1 - Fugitives

January 19th, 2022

1:48:09
This week: we start playing Suikoden II! We stop playing after visiting the shrine cave and learning our destiny as Stars of Destiny.

Next week: We complete the requisites to establish the Castle Headquarters and defend …

Suikoden II - Part 2 - Muse

January 21st, 2022

1:31:07

This week: We get stabbed in the back by a friend! Next week: We complete the requisites to establish the Castle Headquarters and defend them. If you make it to Two Rivers, you've gone too far.

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