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Francis Li
RPGFan Music Editor

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At RPGFan Since:
June 2016

Location:
Melbourne, Australia

Favorite Games/Series:
Baldur's Gate, Neverwinter Nights, Icewind Dale, Planescape: Torment, The Elder Scrolls, Pillars of Eternity, The Witcher, Chrono Trigger, Final Fantasy, The Legend of Zelda, Fire Emblem, Mario

Favorite Genres:
C/J/S/W-RPGs

Other Interests:
Music, guitar (stuff), other generic interests

Like many others, my interest in gaming stretches back to childhood, with my older brother introducing me to many of the games and game franchises that to this day remain my favorites. In particular, it was when he introduced me to Baldur's Gate 2 (and a year or so later when I was mentally developed enough to understand the rules) that I realised my particular appreciation for the RPG genre, which has unhealthily festered and grown ever since.

My interest in music also stretches back to childhood and although (for some reason) I never managed to connect the two together, I've always been aware of how music has the power to make or break a game (or particular moments in games). This is especially true with RPGs where there are many different processes going on that need to complement one another, and where many different atmospheres and emotions need to be adequately conveyed. Because of these demands on the composer, these soundtracks have always seemed to be uniquely enjoyable outside of the specific context of the game.

My current working conditions permit me to listen to music for a good portion of the day, most of which comes from RPG soundtracks. So in an effort to engage with the wider world I figured that I might as well do something constructive with all of that musical immersion in a way that (hopefully) makes a positive contribution to the wider RPG community.



Twitch Schedule & Status

Sunday, September 23
Dragon Quest VIII • 10am PDT/1pm EDT

Sunday, September 30
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.4 • 10am PDT/1pm EDT

Mondays
Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistrals • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT

Tuesdays
Star Ocean: Till The End of Time • 3:00pm PDT/5:30pm EDT
Wild ARMs 2 • 5:30pm 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Wednesdays
Wild ARMs 2 • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Thursdays
Kingdom Hearts - Re:Chain of Memories • 2:30pm PDT/5:30pm EDT
Wild ARMs 2 • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Fridays
Final Fantasy IX • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT
Friday Super Variety Night • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Saturdays
Week in Review: Live Edition • 11am PDT/2pm EDT
Wild ARMs 2 • 5pm PDT/8pm EDT

CrossCode Giveaway

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Competition
Heaven Will Be Mine Review

Heaven Will Be Mine

Review
Retro Encounter 154

Retro Encounter 154

Podcast
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CrossCode

Review
428: Shibuya Scramble Review

428: Shibuya Scramble

Review