The Nintendo DS was the home of several strange RPGs. During this week’s backtrack, we provide some mixed opinions about Sands of Destruction with guests Sam Wachter and Cassandra Ramos.
Author: Kelley Ryan
The summer of 2011 gave us a little company named Supergiant Games, which has made several beloved games. Guests Sam, Ryan, and Pascal hop on to discuss the developer’s first two titles: Bastion and Transistor.
It’s time for the next part in the Legend of Heroes saga, Trails of Cold Steel II, featuring guests Josh Carpenter and Pascal Tekaia. The first game ended on such a cliffhanger that the fans must be chomping at the bit to hear the next part!
Square Enix’s first dive into the HD-2D style was an interesting yet divisive game. Join us along with guests Ryan Radcliff, Paul Shkreli, Jason McFadden, and Josh Carpenter as we talk about why eight is a magic number in Octopath Traveler.
It’s a double dose of Tales as we talk about Tales of Symphonia and its sequel, Dawn of the New World! Get your ex-spheres ready because Robert Albright and Cassandra Ramos join in for the fun!
We rounded up guests Pascal Tekaia and Jon Jansen to talk about Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. Get your Wizard’s Companion out of storage, because it’s time to look back at when Level-5 first collaborated with Studio Ghibli!
We kick off 2022 with a duo of indie RPGs from a little company called Zeboyd Games. Join us along with Robert Albright, Ryan Radcliff, Pascal Tekaia, and Sam Wachter as we dive into these retro-inspired games!
It’s the final RPG Backtrack of 2021! Join this lively cast of guests, including Josh Carpenter, David McBurney, Ryan McCarthy, Pascal Tekaia, and Sam Wachter as we close out the year in Kamurocho.
This week’s episode is about the hidden gem on the Nintendo system that never found its footing. Guests Ryan McCarthy and Micheal Apps both wonder if Nopons taste like potatoes while we talk about Xenoblade Chronicles X.
It’s been ten full years of dragons and memes from the Elder Scrolls universe, and for this week’s RPG Backtrack, Sam and Pascal hop on to reminisce about Skyrim. Maybe this episode will still be relevant in another decade when Skyrim gets released on the PS7 and Xbox Holodeck.
It’s an island getaway this week on RPG Backtrack, as we tale a trip to Alola and catch some Pokémon. Cassandra, Robert, and Wheels take the island challenge as well. Now if only that stupid Cosmog would stay in the bag.
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.
It’s time to give some love to CyberConnect2’s passion project, Little Tail Bronx. Josh Carpenter and Casandra Ramos join the show to chime in about this adorable little DS game, Solatorobo: Red the Hunter.
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.
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.
Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle turned out to be a kid-friendly version of X-Com that we actually enjoyed! Join us along with guests Josh, Pascal, Wheels, and Paul as we shoot some Rabbids with Nerf guns.
It’s time to put on our overalls, grab our hoe, and go back to the farm! Join us along with guests Sam and Ryan as we dig deep into the depths of indie darling Stardew Valley.
It’s time to celebrate Fire Emblem’s glorious debut in high definition! Settle in for a fancy tea party, as we explore Fire Emblem: Three Houses with guests Anna, Cassandra, Josh, and Paul.
BioWare’s three-part space epic, Mass Effect, left an impression on the hearts of many people. Join us, along with guests Josh, Robert, Jervon, and Pascal as we ask the important questions, such as ‘who did you hook up with?’
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.