Over the years, RPGFan has had the pleasure of interviewing dozens of people in the industry, from game producers, localizers, composers and more.
07/08/19 After 3 years, we revisit the man in charge of Final Fantasy XIV to talk about the latest expansion.
07/07/19 A conversation with two-person team on their upcoming action RPG/farm simulation game, which looks better every time we see it.
05/22/19 We chat with the author of Boss Fight Books' recent behind-the-scenes book on the legendary Star Wars title.
07/05/18 We talk to Masayoshi Soken — Final Fantasy XIV Sound Director, Composer, and Good Guy — about his work, his hobbies, what makes him tick, what's coming in the future, and even a Blizzard game.
06/12/18 A show floor chat with some of the folks behind Final Fantasy Brave Exvius.
02/07/18 A chat with Adopt-A-Hunter's co-creator Woulfe Condra about how the community operates and their goals to bring more people, comfortably, into the Monster Hunter: World fold.
04/04/17 We spoke to Noctis, now we sit down and talk to the voice behind Prompto. Now with audio!
01/19/17 An interview with the voice behind Final Fantasy XV's Noctis, winner of the 2016 Best Protagonist award.
11/18/16 We chat with someone often tapped to play "cute" characters about branching out for Persona 5.
09/23/16 Who wouldn't want to talk to this guy?
09/17/16 We talk about Chasm and try to avoid saying "Metroidvania" too many times.
03/06/16 Lucien Dodge gives us amazingly complete answers to our questions about his life and career in voice acting.
03/02/16 We continue our voice actor interview series with actress Kira Buckland. We discuss her roles in games such as Tales of Zestiria, Mugen Souls, Atelier Ayesha, and more.
02/10/16 Tobias Stolz-Zwilling, PR Manager, and Martin Ziegler, Technical Designer talk to us about the development of this historically accurate medieval RPG.
01/15/16 Zac fills us in on his career and the album Okami Henkyokushuu Vol.2 Jazz.
10/15/15 Mike talks to us about his new game, Armikrog.
09/25/15 Don't worry, the equivalent exchange for reading this interview is just your time.
08/12/15 The actor talks to us about her roles in many, many games, her hobbies, career advice, and more!
08/07/15 Composer on an impressive number of titles, from Grim Fandango, to the likes of Blizzard's Hearthstone, and Double Fine's Broken Age today.
07/21/15 We attempt to maintain our awe while talking to the award-winning vocalist and songwriter about her history in - and love of - music, and much more.
05/20/15 We chat with composer Mikolai Stroinski about his career and his contributions to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
02/11/15 Thomas Böcker is back, producing another symphonic album with the London Symphony Orchesta and Final Fantasy vetteran Nobuo Uematsu. We talk to him about his process, and much more.
02/10/15 We sit down with some of the people behind the Beep documentary, and what goes into building a multi-platform documentary on the history of game music.
11/19/14 We talk to the co-founders of Runic, who left the company they created to start a new space-faring journey with Rebel Galaxy.
09/29/14 Jill discusses her experience voice acting in Revolution 60.
09/23/14 Dave interviews a man who you may know from such games as... everything.
09/01/14 Bob interviews the creator of the original Shadowgate, and the new one.
06/04/14 We interview the composer of Drakengard 3 and NIER.
11/29/13 Interviews and album reviews coinciding with Loudr's first Game Music Festival.
06/15/13 We talk to Supergiant Games' Creative Director Greg Kasavin and Studio Director Amir Rao about their upcoming PS4/PC adventure, Transistor.
03/06/13 Bradley scores an exclusive video interview with the composer of Actraiser and the Etrian Odyssey series.
02/02/13 Stephen and Derek chat with Casey Ormond, arranger/performer of Piano Collections Final Fantasy XII.
01/31/13 Steven Peeler talks about Soldak's space action RPG, Drox Operative.
01/16/13 An interview with one of gaming's most prolific composers.
01/16/13 A video interview and live music presentation with the director and composer of To The Moon.
10/23/12 We speak with Mass Effect composer Sam Hulick about his work on Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition.
10/14/12 A discussion of the hastily-funded Kickstarter RPG Project Eternity.
09/11/12 We chat with Trent Oster from Beamdog, developer of Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition.
09/04/12 We talk with the creator of the puzzle RPG hybrid Legend of Fae.
07/15/12 A look behind the origin of the indie Sega Genesis RPG, Pier Solar and the Great Architects.
04/12/12 Taking a look at the Kickstarter for Class of Heroes 2.
03/09/12 What's the deal behind the man who used to work for Rare?
01/29/12 We interview Kan Gao of Freebird Games about the indie scene, To the Moon, and what's in store for the future.
01/18/12 We interview Nobuo Uematsu and Earthbound Papas at Magfest 2012.
12/14/11 Hybrid Visual Novels/RPGs your thing? You'll want to read this one.
10/25/11 We sit down with the designer and composer team for one of our favorite adventure games of 2011.
09/10/11 Find out all about Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns.
09/02/11 What are D3 and LEVEL-5 up to with WKC2?
04/27/11 The senior producer on The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings walks us through the title.
02/22/11 Longtime reader and localizer Tom Lipschultz talks about his Falcom localization, Ys I & II Chronicles.
11/12/10 Natsume's Vice President of Operations Graham Markay talks about what to expect from Rune Factory 3.
10/23/10 Natsume's Vice President of Operations Graham Markay talks about the localization process for Lufia: Curse of the Sinistrals.
10/12/10 Longtime reader and localizer Tom Lipschultz talks about his upcoming Falcom localization, Ys: The Oath in Felghana.
08/03/10 Europe's regional hero for game music fans speaks to us about the concerts he's produced, including his most recent concert "Symphonic Fantasies," featuring prominent Square Enix titles.
04/08/10 Indie game music from Aveyond and more, all composed by this young upstart. What's his take on the industry? And does he know more about Japanese VGM composers than us?
03/02/10 The man behind some new Japanese game music, a goth-rock band, and a lot of hair.
02/25/10 We take a look inside the mind of one of the vanguards of commercial indie RPGs.
02/16/10 Our first interview to feature manga-style art superimposed against a picture of a chocolate candy bar. We're setting a new standard of excellence in journalism.
01/25/10 Nexon takes on our critique of Dungeon Fighter Online, answers questions about MapleStory, and discusses the MMO business in general.
01/04/10 We chat with the man behind Mass Effect 2 about download content and lots of other stuff.
11/10/09 Three years in, the PLAY! concert series is still going strong. Learn about the latest developments of the show, and possible future arrangements from some of your favorite RPGs, in this interview with the show's producer.
09/24/09 Strong Bad, Guybrush, Gromit, and many other lovable characters have come to life in 3D adventures from Telltale. We get excited about it, and talk to a member of the Telltale staff about how cool he is.
09/15/09 A seasoned veteran in the world of game music, the BAFTA-award-winning Jeremy Soule has a chat with us about his oldest and newest works.
09/04/09 We sit down with the lead designer to talk at length about BioWare's upcoming RPG.
06/20/09 Rallen, Jeena, the Krawl and Spectrobes are all jumping from the DS to the Wii. We meet with the series' creator and producer, Kentaro Hisai, to learn more.
04/24/09 We interview game designer Ben Miller about the past, present, and future of the groundbreaking MMORPG that has outlived many of its peers.
12/20/08 Contributor Jeriaska meets with Michiko Naruke at the "Press Start" concert in Japan. Much is revealed.
10/15/08 Mitsuda shares his thoughts on Soma Bringer and international fame. Thanks to contributor Jeriaska.
10/09/08 Producer with Disney Interactive Studios for both "Spectrobes" titles gives us his take on the budding franchise.
09/18/08 We go to WAR with Mark Jacobs and Robert Mull of EA Mythic.
09/18/08 Sakimoto's partner in crime talks about Hyper Game Concert and more. Thanks to contributor Jeriaska.
09/12/08 Company representative Armagan Yavuz speaks with us about their PC-based RPG "Mount & Blade."
04/18/08 Co-Founder and Director of Idea Factory talks about the international market, strategy, and details about upcoming games.
04/15/08 The band discusses their music for Shadow Hearts and the Hyper Game Music concert. Thanks to contributor Jeriaska.
03/29/08 One of Square Enix's most versatile in-house composers, Ms. Tanioka, is interviewed by us. Thanks to contributor Jeriaska.
02/17/08 Thanks to contributor Jeriaska, we get the 411 from this Hokkaido-based music recording studio.
11/20/07 Better late than never, we continue our annual tradition of interviewing numerous Japanese developers and publishers.
08/25/07 We speak with ClockStone's CEO to learn about their upcoming Action RPG, Avencast.
02/09/07 Chris Winkler gets an update from NIS's Producer on their upcoming games.
11/15/06 Our own Chris Winkler speaks with Final Fantasy XII's Art Director.
01/20/06 We love to talk. Here's us doing what we love.
02/15/05 Similar to Creator's Talk, a talk with some of the people behind some of the biggest RPGs.
03/02/03 A five-part series featuring interviews with some of the people behind the biggest RPGs of the moment.
12/02/02 The composer of Icewind Dale II talks with RPGFan about his work in the industry and his feelings on said work.
11/18/02 The composer of the Grandia & Lunar series talks with RPGFan about Grandia Xtreme and more.
02/04/02 This interview was conducted by Weekly Famitsuu with Ouji Hiroi, the creator of the Sakura Taisen series.
09/17/01 Interview with Jade Cocoon 2 producer Ken Shimizu.
07/29/00 RPGFan interviews three members of Team XKalibur, the devlopers behind the tradtional Gameboy Color RPG, Mythri.
01/20/00 This interview was conducted with Stephen Kennedy, head of KFSS Studios, who is creating the American CD "Final Fantasy: Project Majestic Mix, a Tribute to Nobuo Uematsu."
11/24/99 This interview, conducted by Weekly Famitsuu, interviews Red Company about their new game Sakura Taisen 3.
10/28/99 This interview conducted by Weekly Famitsuu interviews SCE about their new RPG Legend of Dragoon.
10/20/99 This interview conducted by Weekly Famitsuu talks about tri-Ace's new RPG, Valkyrie Profile.
10/17/99 This interview conducted by Weekly Famitsuu focuses on Sega's uncoming RPG Phantasy Star Online.
10/04/99 This interview conducted by Weekly Famitsuu focuses Chunsoft's development of two sequels to their Mysterious Dungeon series.
09/02/99 This interview conducted by Weekly Famitsuu focuses on Grandia II and the future of Game Arts.
07/27/99 This interview was conducted by Weekly Famitsuu with Yoji Sugimoto, the director of the upcoming action RPG Dew Prism.
07/04/99 This is an interview with LUNAR scenario designer, Ryousirow Hasukawa. The interview discusses his job with the LUNAR series, some storyline elements, and other things.
05/23/99 This interview was conducted with Victor Ireland of Working Designs at E3 1999.
06/04/98 This interview was conducted with Victor Ireland of Working Designs.
05/06/98 This interview was conducted with both Stephen B. Adkins II (producer) and David Gallay (Lead Designer/Webmaster). Shadows of Reality, the main topic of the interview was created by Nevolution.
04/22/98 This interview was conducted with Donald B. Vanderbeld of Bifrost Creations. The interview was about their upcoming PC RPG, Avaris.