TSM Episode 572: Return to Fire Emblem

By Caspius
Fire Emblem Three Houses - Battle Screenshot 2

Caspius, Durga, and SiliconNooB discuss Microsoft’s pivot to mediocrity and plans to compete with Google Stadia and the Apple iOS store instead of Sony and Nintendo, before moving on to discuss Fire Emblem as a successor to beloved, dead JRPG franchises.

TSM Episode 509: Dialogue Dialogue

By Caspius
Final Fantasy IX - Art 01 - FEATURED

Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, and Imitanis address the topic of dialogue in games: how it should be connected to gameplay, and how the current trend in RPGs inclines developers to increasingly protracted dialogue expansion, often at a cost to enjoyment.

TSM Episode 485: The Soul of the Game

By Caspius
Dragon Fantasy Book II SLIDER

With the Summer Donation Drive beginning to yield results, SMT-fanboy Imitanis and Golden-Axe-fanboy SiliconNooB join Lusipurr for a discussion of what makes a good game, and how western developers can capture the ‘essence’ of classic gaming franchises.