The Caves of Narshe team produces the CoNcast to talk about Final Fantasy, video gaming and gaming news, random topics, awkward silences, and sometimes nuclear physics. Delivery has a standard level of 74.8 universal snark units. Find us at cavesofnarshe.com.
Did You Hear There's a Final Fantasy VII Remake? The CoNcast E032
Yeah, of course you heard, duh. And you probably heard also that there will be changes coming to the new version, and we're not yet sure what most of them are. So, the CoNcast Team jumped at the chance to do some supposition while we wait for something more visual or playable, and we recorded an episode with our thoughts. Listen now, to be sure you can point out all the ways in which we were wrong later. Also listen to more talk about Four Job Fiesta, as I played my FJF run and streamed it to Twitch as we recorded. It was a trainwreck.
Three Guys, Four Jobs, One Fiesta: The CoNcast E031
Yeah, we know we just published a CoNcast on the topic of Final Fantasy V. So, the fact that we're doing another already might seem weird, right? Well, not really, because this one is very specifically about what is fast becoming a summer tradition in the Final Fantasy community - Four Job Fiesta.
Final Fantasy V is Awesome: The CoNcast E030
Final Fantasy V is sometimes maligned among the canon of Final Fantasy games, but that's not really fair. There is a great deal of stuff in Final Fantasy V that is done exceedingly well, and we're here to point those things out to you as a public service to those who haven't played it in years or at all. That said, because the consensus around this game isn't as easy to get to than our previous games, you'll get more debate to enjoy this time around as well.
PAXEastcast 2015: The CoNcast E029
PAX East 2015 is nearly here, and CoN will be attending a day again this year. So, we got our group together to preview things that might be there, and things that we should try to seek out while there. This time around, there's some added stuff for CoN readers, as Square Enix will have both their standard booth and additionally will be running two panels on Saturday, March 7, the day I'll be there. We'll talk about all those things and more, and we'll have some entertaining anecdota that goes well off-topic.
Square Enix' Glorious PC Future: The CoNcast E028
For a long time, Square Enix treated the PC as a bit of a wasteland, at least in terms of the flagship Final Fantasy franchise, with no games released for Windows for many years; now, though, the company is experiencing a renaissance on the platform with the two rereleases of Final Fantasy VII followed closely on by iOS 3D ports and the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy. We discuss the history and future of playing the Final Fantasy series on PCs herein.
Mairocrat Holiday Spectacular II: The CoNcast E027
Last Christmas, we did a CoNcast of holiday memories and mairocrat wii. This year, mairocrat 8 is out, so here's another cast! It's full of us yelling at our Wiis and sharing the best parts of gaming at the holidays, like unwrapping games on Christmas morning or buying games we'll never play on Steamsale. It's also a nice, compact, exactly-forty-minutes that you can devour on the train or plane as you travel for the holidays.