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Square Roots - THE Classic RPG Podcast

Square Roots is like a book club, but for classic RPGs! Each episode John, Matthew, Jim and Vanessa play through another chunk of one of your favorite RPGs, from Final Fantasy through Chrono Trigger. Are they experts? No. Are they qualified? Absolutely not. Are they good at RPGs? Probably not. But they're the fun kind of dumb, and that's what counts.
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Now displaying: July, 2018

THE Classic RPG Podcast, w/Jim Banks, John Brandon, Matthew Van Zandt & Vanessa

Jul 30, 2018

It's hot takes aplenty as we hit the most fondly remembered chunker of Final Fantasy VI: THE OPERA SCENE. Who loves it? Who finds the synthesized warbling kind of crappy? You'll never guess! Also in this episode: Locke's creepy girlfriend storage room, Hill Gigases, Ultros's fantastic return, Setzer being a creepazoid, the history of the two-headed coin, espadrilles, and so much more!

02:45 - Level Up
18:40 - The Quest Mog
01:25:00 - Bullshit Minigame Corner
01:28:40 - Squarely Against

This Week: We play until you reach the Imperial Continent!
Next Week: We play until the the party gets to the Sealed Door!

Our intro music for this series is The OneUps' cover of Terra's theme!
Band Web Site - http://www.theoneups.com

Our outro is LordBifMusic's jazz cover of Shadow's theme!
LordBifMusic's Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lordbifmusic
LordBifMusic's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/LordBifMusic

Twitter: @squarerootspod

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/486022898258197/

Email: squarerootspodcast (at) gmail (dort) com

Jul 23, 2018

We're hot and distracted in this episode, so bear with us. You may want to, you know, skip ahead to the Quest Mog. We're just saying. It's tangent town, population: this podcast! This week we discuss train suplexing, Kefka's unhappy army, Terra's crappy scenario, why Shadow is a jerk, dogs enjoying badminton, blue spartans, Nomi Malone, that weird Final Fantasy III commercial where Mog has a gruff voice, ULTROS, a kid that can destroy the most powerful karate man, Gau's tragic backstory that is orchestrated with comedy music, and so much more!

07:52 - Level Up
25:50 - The Quest Mog
01:38:50 - Bullshit Minigame Corner
01:40:00 - Squarely Against

This Week: We play until everyone meets back up in Narshe!
Next Week: We play until you reach the Imperial Continent!


Our intro music for this series is The OneUps' cover of Terra's theme!
Band Web Site - http://www.theoneups.com

Our outro is LordBifMusic's jazz cover of Shadow's theme!
LordBifMusic's Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lordbifmusic
LordBifMusic's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/LordBifMusic

Twitter: @squarerootspod

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/486022898258197/

Email: squarerootspodcast (at) gmail (dort) com

 

Jul 16, 2018

There's a lot of talk about child stars in this episode of Square Roots, which is suprising given that we're talking about THE NUMBER ONE GREATEST RPG EVER, Final Fantasy VI. So is it really the Number One Greatest? Are Biggs and Wedge dating? Is Terra a witch or a sorceress? Is Edgar flirting due to societal pressure, or is he a creep? How can Sabin be a bear icon when he doesn't even have a beard? Stay tuned for the weremammothiest, lightning snailiest, daddy killingiest Square Roots yet!

03:20 - Level Up
22:00 - The Quest Mog
01:14:00 - Bullshit Minigame Corner
01:15:48 - Squarely Against

This Week: We play through until the Imperial raid on the Returners Base.
Next Week: We play until everyone meets back up in Narshe.


Our intro music for this series is The OneUps' cover of Terra's theme!
iTunes - https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/the-oneups/id293487288?ign-mpt=uo%3D6
Bandcamp - http://theoneups.bandcamp.com
Merch Store - http://store.mustinenterprises.com
Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/theoneupsband
Band Web Site - http://www.theoneups.com

Twitter: @squarerootspod

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/486022898258197/

Email: squarerootspodcast (at) gmail (dort) com

Jul 9, 2018

Did Fable harness the power of the Xbox and our hearts? Or was it a fetid balverine of disappointment? We give our final review of Fable as we finish the game and delve into the extra Lost Chapters content. Topics include: a glyph that unlocks prime Saved by the Bell knowledge; Vanessa's molten lava attraction; Matthew's trail of carnage and SO MUCH MORE.

04:40 - Level Up
15:05 - The Quest Log
01:07:35 - Bullshit Minigame Corner
01:10:00 - Squarely Against

This Week: We finish Fable! And the Lost Chapter!
Next Week: We play until you reach Banon and the Returners Base in Final Fantasy VI.

Our intro music for this series is THEoneNILS’s cover of the Oakvale theme!
TheOneNils YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/THEoneNILS
TheOneNils Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/THEoneNILS

Our Outro music is a cover of the Fable Anniversary theme by MetalLouis!
MetalLouis YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MetalLouis
MetalLouis Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/metallouis

Twitter: @squarerootspod

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/486022898258197/

Email: squarerootspodcast (at) gmail (dort) com

 

Jul 2, 2018

Since Jim has given up on his Fable quest, he's resorted to coming up with the worst Dad Jokes to help us through rescuing The Scarlet Robe, infiltrating a prison, stopping a kidnapping, looting a graveyard, and other spooky RPG tasks! It may not be the penultimate episode of Fable that you expected, but it's the one you deserve.

This Week: We rescue the Scarlet Robe!
Next Week: We finish Fable! And the Lost Chapter!


Our intro music for this series is THEoneNILS’s cover of the Oakvale theme!
TheOneNils YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/THEoneNILS
TheOneNils Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/THEoneNILS

Our Outro music is a cover of the Fable Anniversary theme by MetalLouis!
MetalLouis YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MetalLouis
MetalLouis Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/metallouis

Twitter: @squarerootspod

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/486022898258197/

Email: squarerootspodcast (at) gmail (dort) com

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