PUP 021: RPG Love Podcast

Episode 19 of the monthly RPG podcast with John and Michael at Picking Up the Pixels.  Follow the link to listen or click the play button below or download it.  Or watch us at http://www.twitch.tv/e1m1network/b/337972603 


PUP 008: RPG Love Podcast

Episode 8 of the monthly RPG podcast with John and Michael at Picking Up the Pixels.  Follow the link to listen or click the play button below or download it.  


Book Review: Assassin’s Apprentice

Title: Assassin’s Apprentice (Book 1 of the Farseer Trilogy)
Author: Robin Hobb
Publisher: Bantam Spectra

I couldn’t pass up reading a book with an awesome title like, “Assassin’s Apprentice.”  What I didn’t expect was a heart-wrenching, brutally honest, pulls-no-punches borderline cruel book.

And I loved every word.

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Turn 47 – RPG Love 2005-2006


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Featuring John “MusiM” Beauchamp and Michael “Boston” Hannon

Music: Untitled tracks by MusiM

And for the next installment in the RPG Series, we cover Shin Megami Tensei Digital Devil Saga, Jade Empire, Stella Deus, Rebelstar Tactical Command, Fire Emblem Path of Radiance, Shining Force Neo, MS Saga, Oblivion, Metal Saga, Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner Raidou Kuzunoha vs. The Soulless Army, Contact, Final Fantasy XII, Neverwinter Nights 2, Kingdom Hearts 2, Marvel Ultimate Alliance, Radiata Stories, Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King, Titan Quest, Summoner Night: Swordcraft Story, Enchanted Arms, Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories, and many more!  And we might ramble about voice actors at some point too.

UPDATE:

Boston wrote a supplemental over at his blog, Picking up the Pixels, go read it at:

http://pickingupthepixels.com/blog/2011/04/11/rpg-love-episode-05/

Turn 43 – RPG Love 2002-2004


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Featuring John “MusiM” Beauchamp and Michael “Boston” Hannon

Music: Untitled tracks by MusiM

This week marks the fourth installment of our RPG series.  For this turn we discuss our favorite RPG’s between the years of 2002-2004 with our special guest from That Video Game Podcast (TVGP.TV).  Games discussed include Kingdom Hearts, Breath of Fire: Dragon Quarter, Dark Cloud 2, Xenosaga Episode I: Der Wille zur Macht, Disgaea: Hour of Darkness, Final Fantasy XI, Final Fantasy X-2, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles, Pokemon Fire Red / Leaf Green, Shadow Hearts: Covenant, World of Warcraft, Disciples 2, Arc the Lad, Arc the Lad Twilight of the Spirits, The Elder Scrolls Morrowind, Neverwinter Nights, Knights of the Old Republic, Chaos Legion, Final Fantasy Tactics Advanced, Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne, Vampire the Masquerade Bloodlines, Yu Yu Hakasho Tournament Tactics, and many more.

Turn 38 – RPG Love 2000-2001


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Featuring John “MusiM” Beauchamp and Michael “Boston” Hannon

Music: Untitled tracks by MusiM

This week marks the third installment of our RPG series.  For this turn we discuss our favorite RPG’s between the years of 2000-2001 with our special guest from That Video Game Podcast (TVGP.TV).  Games discussed include Front Mission 3, Vagrant Story, Deus Ex, Diablo 2, Baldur’s Gate 2, Persona 2: Eternal Punishment, Lunar 2: Eternal Blue, Record of Lodoss War, Final Fantasy Chronicles, Shadow Hearts, Saga Frontier 2, Nox, Vagrant Story, Legend of Mana, Chrono Cross, Valkyrie Profile, Skies of Arcadia, Final Fantasy IX, Breath of Fire IV, Phantasy Star Online, Final Fantasy X, and many more.

UPDATE:

Boston does a bit of musical supplemental over at Dynamic Soundtrack.  Check it out:

http://dynamicsoundtrack.com/2011/02/07/dynamic-soundtrack-episode-017/

Turn 32 – RPG Love 1996-1999


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Featuring John “MusiM” Beauchamp and Michael “Boston” Hannon

Music: Untitled tracks by MusiM

This week marks the second installment of our RPG series.  For this turn we discuss our favorite RPG’s between the years of 1996-1999 with our special guest from That Video Game Podcast (TVGP.TV).  Games discussed include Diablo, Final Fantasy VII, Fallout, Alundra, Final Fantasy Tactics, Saga Frontier, Breath of Fire III, Mega Man Legends, Fallout 2, Tales of Destiny, Xenogears, Brave Fencer Musashi, Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete, Final Fantasy VIII, Final Fantasy V, The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall, Persona Revelations, Diablo, Shining Force 3, Castlevania Symphony of the Night, Return to Krondor, Baldur’s Gate, Hybrid Heaven, Ogre Battle 64, and many more.

UPDATE:

Boston posted a supplemental on his blog at Picking Up the Pixels.  Read it here:

http://pickingupthepixels.com/blog/2010/12/20/rpg-audio-love-part-2/

Turn 24 – Safe word: Gamma Ray


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Featuring John “MusiM” Beauchamp, John “Knobs” Knoblach, and Michael “Boston” Hannon.

Music: Untitled by MusiM; Middle and Outro: Serene (Lost in the Eyes of God)

This week welcome our special guests from That Video Game Podcast (http://tvgp.tv) as we discuss video game expectations such as game length, cut scenes, preorders, and reusing proven design/mechanics.  Games included in discussion are The Viking, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, God of War, Bayonetta, Mirror’s Edge, Halo 3, Halo: Reach, Vanquish, Gungrave, Godhand, Rez, Too Human, Gears of War 2, Stellar 7, Kane and Lynch 2, Zone of Enders, Gears of War, Final Fantasy 7, Catacombs, Blake Stone, Ultima, Doom, Doom 2, Stonekeep, Heimdall, Fallout, Grim Fandango, Wolfenstein, Police Quest, Scorched Earth, Xenogears, Quake, Blood, Shadow Warrior, Rise of the Triad, Quake, Duke Nuke ‘em, Commander Keen, Command and Conquer, Dune, Warcraft, Herzog Zwei, Sewer Shark, Night Trap, Hell, Ninja Gaiden, Super Mario Brothers 2, Super Mario Galaxy, Dot Hack, Tales of Destiny, Resident Evil, Eternal Darkness, Xenosaga, Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2, Alpha Protocol, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, Jak 2, Dead Space 2, Ratchet and Clank, Infamous, Tony Hawk, Dragonquest, Marathon, Crackdown, Terminal Velocity, and many more.

Visit Boston and Knobs at http://tvgp.tv

NOTE:  Okay so I didn’t setup the scheduled post right and it didn’t post to libsyn but turn 24 is now posted and available to listen to.  Apologies for the delay!

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