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Axe of the Blood God: Final Fantasy IX Report #3, Golf Story, and Chris Kohler's Adventures in Importing Final Fantasy V

PODCAST | This week's newest RPGs, the newest entry in our Final Fantasy Report, and more!

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Axe of the Blood God is our weekly RPG podcast hosted by Kat Bailey and Nadia Oxford. You can find the previous episodes here.

In this week's episode of Axe of the Blood God (download link here), we examine this week's newest RPGs, continue our Final Fantasy IX deep dive, and welcome Kotaku editor and Retronauts contributor Chris Kohler!

Chris' new book on Final Fantasy V is now available on Amazon, where he recounts his experiences in the hardcore import community surrounding the game, as well as discusses its creation. He talks about all of that on the pod and more!

Also in this episode: We talk about Regent Cid, Lindblum, and the awesome airship chase in Final Fantasy Report #3. We talk about Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen and Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions. And we discuss this month's hottest RPG: Golf Story!

Want to share your thoughts on RPGs? Email us at usgamer@usgamer.net. We may read your letter on the show! Keep those Perfect RPG Teams coming, folks!

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Show Description

Kat and Nadia discuss a couple of this week's biggest RPG releases—Dragon's Dogma and Mario & Luigi—as well as Golf Story, then jump into the third Final Fantasy IX Report [16:00]. How cool is that airship chase? What's up with Regent Cid? All that and more. Plus: Kotaku editor and Retronauts contributor Chris Kohler joins us to discuss his adventures in importing Final Fantasy V for his newest book! [38:05].

Music from Axe of the Blood God is courtesy of Lena Chappelle, who has also contributed the themes to Active Time Babble and Roleplayers' Realm. I also use music from the RPG Music Pack over at rpgmaker.net. Check it out!

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Kat Bailey is a former freelance writer and contributor to publications including 1UP, IGN, GameSpot, GamesRadar, and EGM. Her fondest memories as a journalist are at GamePro, where she hosted RolePlayer's Realm and had legal access to the term "Protip." She is USgamer's resident mecha enthusiast, Pokemon Master, and Minnesota Vikings nut (skol).

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