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Phoenix Edge Ep. 160 – Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars – Discussion

In this episode, the panel holds an in-depth, spoiler-filled discussion on the Super Nintendo classic, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. As previously mentioned, this episode is filled with spoilers for the game and is not intended for those that have not played the game.


Topics:

  • 01:50 – Overall Impressions
  • 08:07 – Development History / Nintendo & Square Relationship
  • 19:30 – Graphics/Art Style
  • 23:53 – Isometric Platforming & More In-Depth Graphics Discussion
  • 37:48 – Bowser as an Ally / Thoughts on Premise
  • 52:19 – World Building
  • 58:40 – Dungeon Design
  • 01:01:52 – Recognizable Mario Elements Inserted into Game
  • 01:09:50 – Mario RPG is a Comedy
  • 01:20:15 – Ted Woolsey Localization
  • 01:25:12 – Main Characters
  • 01:45:05 – Mini-Games
  • 01:49:56 – Combat
  • 02:03:35 – Soundtrack
  • 02:15:40 – Discord Questions/Comments

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Robert Hatfield

Robert Hatfield

Robert operates the weekly Phoenix Edge RPG podcast on YouTube, RPGFan's first Media Partner. He spends his day buried deep in QuickBooks as an accountant, and his evenings recording podcasts, editing videos, moderating the Resonant Arc YouTube Channel Discord, or playing video games.

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