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Mainstreaming the JRPG - Active Topical Banter
A multi-level examination of the ludic, narrative, and artistic elements of the JRPG and how they interact with the Western market vis a vis popularity. Also the debut of the official ATBS drinking game.
The need for feed
Talking Points on this Episode:
-titles -- no really
-what does that really mean?
-do we want that?
-the moe industrial complex.
-cachet of the aesthetic and its downsides.
-awesome per minute.
-forms and functions.
BONUS: ATBS drinking game rules (please enjoy podcasts and beverages responsibly):
-Sam uses Valkyrie Profile as an example
-Trent uses Final Fantasy
-Mac uses FFXII as an example
-Pants, or lack thereof
-Deus Ex example