Author: Kelley Ryan

RPG Backtrack 244 – Hot for Teacher

The next major arc of the Legend of Heroes series takes us to Thors Military Academy, where we learn that even teachers need a drink sometimes.  Join us on this journey to Erebonia along with Pascal, Josh, and Jervon as we dive into part one of the Trails of Cold Steel saga.

RPG Backtrack 242 – This Quest Goes to Eleven

We gushed about Dragon Quest’s first game earlier in the year to celebrate the series’ 35th anniversary.  Now it’s time to express our thoughts about the latest entry, Dragon Quest XI, with guests David and Pascal, plus a special recording from Andy.

RPG Backtrack 241 – Dadga’s Dogma

On today’s Backtrack, we talk about the finer points of exterminating deities in a post-apocalyptic Tokyo. Join us along with guests Anna, Cassandra, and David while we take a deep dive into Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse.

RPG Backtrack 236 – Action Jensen

It’s time to break out the oil cans and question our humanity.  We’re talking about Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (with a little bit of Human Revolution thrown in) on this week’s episode of RPG Backtrack, featuring guests Josh and Sam.

RPG Backtrack 233: 35 Goo-d Years

A podcast draws near!  Command? Join us with guests Cassandra Ramos and Andy as we celebrate Dragon Quest’s 35th birthday.  Needless to say, the game had a bit of an influence on all of our lives. 

RPG Backtrack 229: For the Gravy!

For anyone who couldn’t get enough job hats, Square Enix delivers with a sequel to its weirdly-named “Not Final Fantasy” for the 3DS. Join us along with guests Cassandra Ramos and Alex Fuller as we dive into Bravely Second: End Layer.

RPG Backtrack 228: Hedgehog Age

BioWare was on top of the world in the late 2000s. Then it got the bright idea to make a portable game with a certain blue hedgehog, and the internet rejoiced… or did it?

RPG Backtrack 226: Sim City Evermore

Bandai Namco surprised us with a sequel to its team-up with Studio Ghibli. Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is a little less Ghibli than we would like, but guests Chris and Anna Marie Privitere still joined us to talk about how to make Evermore great again.

RPG Backtrack 225: A Frozen Tangled Toy Story

Like many games before it, Kingdom Hearts was a series that had trouble getting to three.  Join us along with guests David McBurney, Ryan McCarthy, and Shannon Harle, as we discuss the long-awaited third entry in the beloved Disney RPG mash-up!