Episode 144 – Gross Spoilers

This week, Chille from Moogle-Go-Round Radio joins Klauss and Taliz to discuss FFXIV Patch 5.5 story, the upcoming Fan Fest, and a live-stream for the new FFVII Mobile Battle Royale game The First Soldier. Enjoy!

Show Notes:
FFVII The First Soldier livestream scheduled for May 7: https://www.siliconera.com/final-fantasy-vii-the-first-soldier-broadcast-scheduled-for-may/
FFXIV / Butterfinger promotion: https://gamewithbutterfinger.com/en-us/PostPromo
FFXIV One Time Password now compatible with other Software Authenticator software: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/71188ef5daa1405a631a2bc2d79d54b08b69508a
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival “Around The World” is May 14th – 15th: https://fanfest.finalfantasyxiv.com/2021/na/program/
Estates of the Realm Fan Fest Digital Activity: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/cdf71532eac1300b9929856097c763a2b9946d33

Phoenix Down Radio Episode 143 – Patch 5.5 Spoiler Free Impressions

In this episode, Klauss, Taliz, and Seyrr talk about the newest Final Fantasy XIV Patch, the new FFXIV PS5 beta client, and the latest FFVII Remake DLC information. Enjoy!

Show Notes
SE denies rumors of potential sale of company: https://nypost.com/2021/04/16/final-fantasy-maker-square-enix-denies-sale-reports/
FFVII Remake DLC INTERmission will be PS5 exclusive, not included with PS5 free upgrade: https://www.ign.com/articles/final-fantasy-7-remakes-yuffie-dlc-title-new-details-revealed
FFVII Remake INTERmission will be $20: https://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/final-fantasy-intergrade-price/
FFXIV PS5 Beta is live: https://blog.playstation.com/2021/04/12/final-fantasy-xiv-onlines-ps5-open-beta-arrives-tomorrow-heres-what-you-need-to-know/#sf244886767
Patch 5.5 Patch Notes: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/6526ce95a595e8a557b55736f85f19687dc11883

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Episode 129 – Five Fabulous Years

Phoenix Down Radio celebrates our fifth podcast anniversary with special guest FusionX from Gamer Escape. We talk about the FFXIV anniversary event, the Rising, as well as the launch issues of Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles, the new Opus XII launch date for the FF Trading Card Game, and wax nostalgic on the past 5 years of podcasting. We also had fun playing trivia with our listeners, and announced a contest! Share your favorite Final Fantasy memory with us for a chance at 1 of 3 different mounts in Final Fantasy XIV! Thank you for being with us for the past 5 years, and here’s to 5 more!

Show notes:
Issues with the Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles launch: https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2020/09/director_of_final_fantasy_crystal_chronicles_remaster_will_try_to_put_things_right
Final Fantasy XI September Update: https://www.mmorpg.com/final-fantasy-xi/news/final-fantasy-xi-september-update-details-provided-2000119315
Final Fantasy XIV’s The Rising event info: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/special/2020/The_Rising/89gmadhdzc
Tales from the Shadows Part 1 – Small Mercies: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/special/tales_from_the_shadows/sidestory_05/
Tales from the Shadows Part 2 – A Dream Partnership: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/special/tales_from_the_shadows/sidestory_06/

Episode 128 – Spoiler Free in 5.3

This week, Seyrr, Taliz, and Klauss give their spoiler-free impressions of Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.3. Taliz and Seyrr talk about the interesting concept of Archon loaf. The trio also discuss the latest news in the Final Fantasy universe.

Show news:
Final Fantasy VII Special 2 part interview with Motomu Toriyama
– Part 1: https://na.finalfantasy.com/topics/201?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=SEA%20-%20FINAL%20FANTASY%20VII%20REMAKE%20-%20Special%20Interview&utm_term=SEA%20-%20FFVIIR%20Discount
– Part 2: https://na.finalfantasy.com/topics/205?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=SEA%20-%20FINAL%20FANTASY%20VII%20REMAKE%20-%20Special%20Interview&utm_term=SEA%20-%20FFVIIR%20Discount
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles releases August 27th: https://ffcrystalchronicles.square-enix-games.com/en-us
Final Fantasy XIV News
– Moonfire Faire is live: https://sqex.to/TNMtL
– Yo-Kai Watch is back for a 3rd time: https://sqex.to/XME6T – The Rising returns on August 27th: https://sqex.to/AZgEx
– Patch 5.3 notes: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/c2f8c5ba14d9cfaa09d5aab63c5c2da260eae21a

Episode 126 – Run!

This week, Seyrr rejoins Klauss and Taliz on the podcast. We discuss the news from the Final Fantasy universe, including FFXIV Producer Live Letter 59. We then continue on our discussions of Final Fantasy music with disc 1 of Final Fantasy V.

Show notes:
Final Fantasy VII Episode 2 in full development: https://novacrystallis.com/2020/07/final-fantasy-vii-remakes-second-part-is-in-full-development/
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered will not have Offline Co-op: https://novacrystallis.com/2020/07/final-fantasy-crystal-chronicles-remastered-edition-wont-have-offline-co-op/
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.3 Patch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jmALV5kDVw
FFXIV Letter from the Producer Live coverage: https://www.reddit.com/r/ffxiv/comments/hvb7hf/letter_from_the_producer_live_part_lix/
Final Fantasy V Original Sound Version song info: https://finalfantasy.fandom.com/wiki/Final_Fantasy_V:_Original_Sound_Version

Episode 122 – Light Amid the Chaos

This week, we take a deep dive into the music of the original Final Fantasy from 1987, listening to each track and and waxing nostalgic as we recall our initial play-throughs of the game. We also discuss the returning FFXI crossover event in FFXIV and the newest edition of the fan-made FFXIV Census.

We also take time to talk about current events and how they are affecting us, such as the continuing pandemic and the tragedy in Minneapolis. We hope you are all staying safe and well during these trying times.

Show notes:
Maiden’s Rhapsody FFXI Crossover event in FFXIV: https://sqex.to/sK5oN XIVCensus: https://ffxivcensus.com/
Music from Final Fantasy (NES): http://www.vgmpf.com/Wiki/index.php/Final_Fantasy_(NES)#Music

Help support those affected by the George Floyd tragedy
– Justice for George Floyd petition: https://www.change.org/p/mayor-jacob-frey-justice-for-george-floyd
– George Floyd Family GoFundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd
– Help small businesses damaged by riots: https://www.welovelakestreet.com/ and https://www.givemn.org/story/Nufc
– ACLU of Minnesota: https://www.aclu-mn.org/en/donate

Episode 114 – Echoes of a Fallen Mod

This week, there is a plethora of Final Fantasy news for Seyrr, Taliz, and Klauss to discuss. In FFVII news, we go through the newest theme song trailer, discuss the behind-the-scenes making of the theme song “Hollow” by Nobuo Uematsu, and have Taliz give us his take on the FFVII event at the Tokyo Skytree. For FFXIV, we go through the information given to us in Live Letter 57, talk about Yoshida’s upcoming panel at PAX East, discuss the new FanFest information, and talk about why Yoshi-P is upset about mods and 3rd party tools in FFXIV. We also get an interesting look into the translation community for the game. Enjoy!

Show Notes
FFVII Remake Theme song trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3alSpW18SnE
Behind the scenes in making the FFVII theme song “Hollow”: https://youtu.be/2ZKR9slSECg

FFXIV at PAX East: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/408649fcb5ca2218a2399e4ee92cb4ad8bec0595
FFXIV Fan Gathering on Friday Feb 28th at The Brahmin: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/c60c88dbe10067d1441cf2b359b265591f10fb7c
Patch 5.2 Cinematic Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEDVcrwnlJ4
Live Letter 57 full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpMMjKqAtno

Live Letter 57 Summaries
Nova Crystallis: http://novacrystallis.com/2020/02/final-fantasy-xiv-live-letter-57-summary-patch-5-2-arrives-february-18/
Gamer Escape: https://gamerescape.com/2020/02/06/letter-from-the-producer-live-lvii-summary/

Episode 108 – Seyrr’s Weird Cat Daddy

In this week’s episode, Seyrr and Klauss lift the spoiler veil on the Patch 5.1 storyline. We discuss the quests, talk about its impact on the Shadowbringers’ narrative, and go over some of our favorite points. We also talk about Patch 5.11, which gave us The Epic of Alexander Ultimate raid and the start of the Ishgardian Restoration arc. In other Final Fantasy news, we discuss Xbox adding a number of Final Fantasy games to their Game Pass, and how they are in talks with Yoshida and others at SE to add FFXIV to their console.

Show Notes:
Final Fantasy coming to Xbox Game Pass: https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2019/11/14/20964604/final-fantasy-microsoft-xbox-game-pass-vii-viii-ix-x-zodiac-age-remaster-xiii

The Epic of Alexander cleared: http://novacrystallis.com/2019/11/team-thoughts-per-second-of-north-american-free-company-radiance-claims-world-first-clear-of-the-epic-of-alexander/

Winners of the Furnishing Design Contest 2019: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/354fe9e1fcbe09dd8d49241b4f6aeb21e8a45a2d

Patch 5.11 notes: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/d7d53d91c131adfdc71ad0f270f1d38252e5aa39

FFXIV closes off The Firmament to cross-world visitors: https://gamerescape.com/2019/11/14/ffxivs-firmament-closed-to-world-visitors/