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Phoenix Edge Ep. 178 – Fantasian Pt. 1 Discussion (Minor Spoilers)

Phoenix Edge Episode 178 - Fantasian

In this episode, Hat is joined by returning guest and game developer Hian to discuss Hironobu Sakaguchi’s latest JRPG adventure, Fantasian! Everything from the gorgeous, handcrafted diorama set pieces, to Nobuo Uematus’s masterful score is discussed in detail. This includes spoiler-free conversation on the often whimsical but nostalgic story, and what it means to look to the past.

  • 02:01 – Apple Arcade Explained
  • 03:25 – Basics of Fantasian
  • 03:57 – Thoughts on the Dioramas
  • 18:26 – General Story Impressions
  • 36:35 – Memory Sequences
  • 39:48 – The Cast of Characters
  • 44:45 – Soundtrack
  • 53:12 – Battle System
  • 01:01:10 – Is this Sakaguchi’s last game?
  • 01:06:20Fantasian Sales in West vs Japan

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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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