Episode 17: Kaizeru-Hige

In this episode, we’re talking facial hair on Josh and in Japan, and that leads into a fascinating discussion of the JRPG genre.

You can also listen to this episode at Retrovolve.com.

Here’s a full list of games mentioned in this episode:

  • The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt
  • The Last of Us
  • Deadly Premonition
  • Don’t Starve
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4
  • Persona 4 Golden
  • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
  • Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story
  • The Dragon & Princess (1982)
  • Dragon Quest (originally Dragon Warrior)
  • The Portopia Serial Murder Case
  • Metal Gear (series)
  • Silent Hills
  • Final Fantasy (series)
  • Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord (1981)
  • Lode Runner
  • Wild Arms
  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky
  • Mass Effect (series)
  • Diablo
  • Baldur’s Gate
  • Chrono Trigger
  • Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines
  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (1984)
  • Zork
  • Donkey Kong
  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Super Mario 64
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops
  • Nobunaga’s Ambition (series)
  • Final Fantasy XII
  • Final Fantasy X
  • Final Fantasy XIII
  • Final Fantasy XIII-2
  • Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
  • Final Fantasy VII
  • Final Fantasy VI
  • Final Fantasy VIII
  • Final Fantasy IX
  • Tales of Graces f
  • Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete
  • Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
  • Lost Dimensions
  • Child of Light
  • Dark Souls
  • Dragon’s Dogma
  • Bravely Default
  • Final Fantasy VII Remake
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
  • Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes
  • Wild Arms: Alter Code F
  • Mother 3
  • Persona 5
  • Gwent