Who’s dandy and dapper and a man about town? Not Yamada! But when it comes to hanging out in his underwear and coding away the blues, he’s the bravest of them all.
Dandy Dungeon: Legend of Brave Yamada
Yamada-kun (Age 36) is a programmer at a major game publisher. He hates his job. Deep into every night, alone in his apartment, he works on his own game: it’s an RPG, and he is the hero, Brave Yamada!
Dandy Dungeon, as becomes apparent almost immediately after starting it up, is an odd duck. With mobile design trappings, puzzle-based dungeon-crawling, and repetitive grinding, it certainly has a tall mountain to climb.
Anna Marie practices equal opportunity violence. Kelley fawns over Sidon Shark (do do do do). Robert is the destroyer of Vitas. Josh is stress. Chris does some Neo Vision shaming. And Alex wonders why he allows this podcast on the site.
This week in Q&A Quest we discuss our favorite games of the year. We also discuss our favorite games that we first played this year.
This week in Q&A Quest, Matt Masem guest stars again to talk about quests and dragons. We also discuss Dandy Dungeon.
This week in Q&A Quest we discuss the various entries in the Lunar series. We also discuss the Minecraft-like goodness of Portal Knights and the absurdity of Dandy Dungeon.
An update is coming in April for Dandy Dungeon. The update is filled with bountiful additions including a sequel that acts as the conclusion of Brave Yamada’s story.
Onion Games’ retro dungeon-crawling RPG Dandy Dungeon: Legend of Brave Yamada is now available for PC and Mac via Steam. The release comes with an adjustment to the game’s regular price on all of its other versions.
Fire Emblem Three Houses released this week and we’re (almost) all playing it – but there’s a bit of controversy afoot. Pascal talks about poor choices he’s made in other games. And the news section is all twisty, tumbly, and turvy. Now back to our respective waifus, husbandos, and depressing games…sos.
Get Dandy with Yamada-kun, a middle-aged-man who stars in the roguelite, romantic, comedy RPG Dandy Dungeon. The Switch version will be available at a discounted price for pre-order until it releases in late July.