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RPG Backtrack: Episode 180 - Awakening the Fire

Mike MoehnkeMike Moehnke Code: KirinAdministrators
A few years ago, it looked as if Fire Emblem was on its last legs. Intelligent Systems threw everything it could think of into a game called Awakening, and it worked the necessary magic to get the series a new lease on life.
Not everyone has to die!
It's not what he's eating, but what's eating him that makes it ... sort of interesting.


  • Cassandra RamosCassandra Ramos Eternal Kyoshi Administrators
    There's another fun little coincidental relation I forgot to mention. Donnel is voiced by Sam Riegel in English and Nah is voiced by Eden Riegel. Donnel is a popular father for Nah and their voice actors are real life brother sister. It's not quite as fitting as Tara Platt/Yuri Lowenthal and Laura Bailey/Travis Willingham, but I find it neat.
    Bravely second...
    The courage to try again...

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  • ShayminShaymin The Gratitude Pokemon Halifax, New SealandFull Members
    I may have missed it running for a bus, but when you did the character rundown did you mention Kellam? (I suppose it would make sense for his character to be skipped.)

    At some point I need to finish my second playthrough (with male Robin) so I can actually get Kellam, Tharja and Libra. Missed all three on my first playthrough.

    Also, there is multiplayer - either through StreetPass or local co-op or competitive battling. It was actually surprisingly robust in my local StreetPass group for a while.
    "The flowers all over its body burst into bloom if it is lovingly hugged and senses gratitude."
  • Cassandra RamosCassandra Ramos Eternal Kyoshi Administrators
    Kellam: Even when they're talking about me, other people don't notice...

    (We brought him up twice, heh).
    Bravely second...
    The courage to try again...

    Twitter: BerryEggs

  • OtterFaceOtterFace Loserface Loserface Loserface sockpuppet theatreFull Members
    Yeah, I definitely like the direction Fire Emblem began with Awakening. I didn't care much for Shadow Dragon, but I'm definitely glad I gave the series another chance.
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