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Retro Encounter 411 – Musou Encounter

Retro Encounter 411 artwork of Fire Emblem Warriors, Dragon Quest Heroes, Persona 5 Strikers

Warriors! Come out and play~~~

Omega Force, a subsidiary of Koei Tecmo, has made a name for itself over the past 25 years with dozens of entries into its Musou series, Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors in particular. Today, a Retro Encounter panel discusses Musou’s origins as historical sims, its litany of different series, and its later evolution as a video game sub-genre Today, the larger Omega Force family includes Musou entries for Zelda, Dragon Quest, Persona, and many other beloved video game and anime series. 

Featuring: Michael Sollosi, Audra Bowling, Wes Iliff; Edited by Michael Sollosi

Opening and ending music by Miles Morkri

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Michael Sollosi

Michael Sollosi

Sollosi joined RPGFan in 2014 as part of the music section but switched lanes to podcasting a year later, eventually becoming showrunner of the Retro Encounter podcast. Outside of RPGFan, Sollosi works in a government engineering office, enjoys visiting local parks and petting local dogs, and dreams of a second Ys vs Trails fighting game.

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