Episode 139 – Whatever…

In this week’s episode, Seyrr, Taliz, and Klauss jump back into their discussions on the soundtracks of Final Fantasy with Disc 1 of FFVIII, a very different style of game from any of its predecessors, but it features an amazing musical score. Enjoy!In this week’s episode, Seyrr, Taliz, and Klauss jump back into their discussions on the soundtracks of Final Fantasy with Disc 1 of FFVIII, a very different style of game from any of its predecessors, but it features an amazing musical score. Enjoy!

Episode 136 – Launching a Meme into Space

In the first episode of 2021, Klauss, Seyrr, and Taliz talk about the Heavensturn event in Final Fantasy XIV, discuss FFXIV Director Yoshida’s New Years greeting, and talk about music from Disc 4 of the Final Fantasy VII Original Soundtrack. Enjoy!

Show Notes
Heavensturn event runs now until January 18th: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/special/2021/Heavensturn/ua6dxnj3ya
Yoshi-P’s New Year’s Greetings: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/a022203cd5a5bafd4e7106d8b989cc8d495b3af4
FFVI Decisive Battle in Mario Maker 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5LQXEfqBgQ

Episode 135 – Listen to the Cries of the Planet

In the final episode of 2020, Klauss, Seyrr, and Taliz talk about the latest news in the Final Fantasy universe. The trio talk give their spoiler-free impressions of FFXIV Patch 5.4, discuss the passing of FFXIV Dad of Light blogger Maidy, the possible cancellation of the FFXI Mobile game, and listen to Disc 3 of the Final Fantasy VII Original Soundtrack. At the end of the episode, they wax nostalgic on 2020.

We here at Phoenix Down Radio would like to wish everyone a safe and Merry Christmas, and a prosperous and Happy New Year! See you all in 2021!

Show notes
FFXI Mobile Cancelled?: https://gamerescape.com/2020/12/15/final-fantasy-xi-mobile-cancelled/
FFXIV Blogger Maidy passed away: https://twinfinite.net/2020/12/final-fantasy-xiv-maidy-passed-away/
FFXIV Director Yoshi-P blog post about Maidy: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/blog/003072.html
Final Fantasy artist Yoshitake Amano does Harley Quinn comic book cover: https://kotaku.com/yoshitaka-amanos-harley-quinn-cover-is-so-good-im-gonna-1845915615

Episode 134 – It’s Hard to Stand on Two Feet

We’re back after a month hiatus, and there is a lot of Final Fantasy XIV news to talk about! We discuss Producer Live Letter 61 and read through the preliminary patch notes for Patch 5.4 – Futures Rewritten. We then delve into disc 2 of the Final Fantasy VII Original Soundtrack. Also, thanks to a timely Extra Life Donation, we exceeded our $1000 goal and surpassed our previous record of donations. Thank you to everyone who joined us live this week!

Show Notes:
Final Fantasy XIV News
Patch 5.4 Preliminary notes: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/dad5b2d268285417991981d7dbbb2caf90acfc6c
Live Letter summaries
Via GamerEscape: https://gamerescape.com/2020/11/27/letter-from-the-producer-live-part-lxi-summary/
Via Nova Crystallis: https://novacrystallis.com/2020/11/final-fantasy-xiv-live-letter-61-summary-patch-5-4-out-december-8-trailer-released/
Patch 5.4 – Futures Rewritten Trailer: https://youtu.be/ybuvKVzVBT4

FFVII Remake-based “Real-Infiltration” game opening in Tokyo on Dec 9 https://kotaku.com/final-fantasy-vii-remake-getting-real-world-stealth-gam-1845662795
Get Tickets: https://ticket.mysterycircus.jp/index.php?dispatch=products.view&product_id=328&venue_id=3767807&time_id=3791423&sl=ja

Final Fantasy VII Soundtrack Info: https://finalfantasy.fandom.com/wiki/Final_Fantasy_VII:_Original_Soundtrack

Episode 133 – Those Who Talk Further!

This week’s episode takes place live during Extra Life Game Day 2020! We are joined by friend of the show, and host of Playstation Unchained and Moogle-Go-Round Radio, Chille! As Final Fantasy VII was his first foray into the series, we felt it would be nostalgic to have him join us as we talk about Disc 1 of the FFVII Original Soundtrack. The gang also discusses the new Final Fantasy XVI website and world lore included with that. Enjoy!

Show Notes:
Donate to Extra Life: https://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.Participant&participantID=401368#donate
Final Fantasy XVI Website: https://na.finalfantasyxvi.com/

Episode 132 – Catastrophe!

This week, Klauss and Seyrr discuss disc 3 of Final Fantasy VI Original Soundtrack. They also talk about the latest Producer Live Letter and patch 5.35 in Final Fantasy XIV. Enjoy!

Show Notes:
Make it Rain Campaign: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/special/2020/the_make_it_rain_campaign/cx5vklj29q
Producer Live Letter LX Summary: https://gamerescape.com/2020/10/09/letter-from-the-producer-live-part-lx-summary/
Patch 5.35 Notes: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/f1e5bfcb2a0bf477bcc8c81845c440f300e12f75

Episode 131 – What?!?

Klauss, Seyrr, and Taliz continue their discussion of classic Final Fantasy music. This episode, the trio wax nostalgic on Disc 2 of the Final Fantasy VI Original Soundtrack. They also discuss the latest news from Final Fantasy XIV and XVI. Enjoy!

Show Notes:
Final Fantasy XIV News
Archie Lyndhurst, NA voice of Honoroit has passed away at age 19: https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-54365778
Yoshda hopes for a December release of Patch 5.4, Oct 13 scheduled for Patch 5.35: https://www.pcgamesn.com/final-fantasy-xiv-a-realm-reborn/patch-54-release-date
Final Fantasy XVI News
Yoshida says FFXVI won’t take forever to release: https://www.dualshockers.com/final-fantasy-xvi-tgs-2020-naoki-yoshida-yoko-taro/

Episode 130 – Protect The Espers!

This week, Klauss, Seyrr, and Taliz get back into our exploration of Final Fantasy music, with disc 1 of Final Fantasy VI. We also discuss the release of the Final Fantasy XVI trailer from TGS, talk a bit about the final two Tales from the Shadows stories from Final Fantasy XIV, and Taliz tells us about the new Thancred card from the upcoming Opus XII release of the FF TCG. Enjoy!

Show Notes:
Final Fantasy XIV Tales from the Shadows
– Story 7 – Ere our Curtain Falls: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/special/tales_from_the_shadows/sidestory_07/#sidestory_07
– Story 8 – An Unpromised Tomorrow: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/special/tales_from_the_shadows/sidestory_08/#sidestory_08

Final Fantasy XVI has been announced: https://na.finalfantasy.com/news/1488 Final Fantasy XVI Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tBnBAkHv9M