Episode 195 – Neverending Nightmare

This week, Seyrr and Klauss go over the fourth and final disc from the Final Fantasy XV Original Soundtrack. The duo also discuss a number of news articles relating to the upcoming release of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth and Final Fantasy XIV. Enjoy!

Show Notes
Final Fantasy VII Rebirth has an official Sony TV – by Liam Croft: https://www.pushsquare.com/news/2024/01/final-fantasy-7-rebirth-now-has-its-own-official-sony-tv
Final Fantasy VII Remake Story recap video prepares us for Rebirth – by Jenni Lada: https://www.siliconera.com/final-fantasy-vii-remake-story-recap-video-preps-us-for-ffvii-rebirth/
Final Fantasy VII Advent Children Complete version getting a 2-day viewing in US Theaters before launch of Rebirth – by Christina Alexander: https://www.ign.com/articles/final-fantasy-7-advent-children-complete-receives-two-day-viewing-in-us-theaters
Final Fantasy XIV’s Live Action series ‘dead’ – by Wesley LeBlanc: https://www.gameinformer.com/news/2024/01/25/final-fantasy-xiv-live-action-tv-series-dead-says-the-production-company-behind-it#:~:text=The%20Final%20Fantasy%20XIV%20live,that%20was%20working%20on%20it
Final Fantasy XIV Black Edition HORI Tactical Assault Comander keypad preorders are live: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/81185cc78888f7ac84216842f45ef3907bd84c06
FFXIV x FFXI THe Maiden’s Rhapsody event is live again: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/special/2024/The_Maidens_Rhapsody/flf9m2g38k
FFXIV Moogle Treasure Trove: The First Hunt for Genesis event runs Jan 30 – March 11: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/special/mogmog-collection/202401/8degg9wgnk
Final Fantasy XV Original Soundtrack Disc 4:

Episode 194 – Over the Waves

In the first episode of 2024, Klauss and Seyrr discuss the 3rd disc of the Final Fantasy XV Original Soundtrack, as well as the latest news from FFXIV Fan Fest Tokyo, updates on Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, and more! Enjoy!

Show Notes
Final Fantasy XVI, Final Fantasy VII Rebirth win at the Game Awards – by Eddie Makuch: https://www.gamespot.com/gallery/all-the-game-awards-2023-winners-revealed/2900-4977/#1
FFVII Rebirth teases new story developments for returning character – by J Brodie Shirey: https://gamerant.com/final-fantasy-7-rebirth-biggs/
Final Fantasy XIV FanFest Tokyo introduces new Magic DPS, female Hrothgar, and more! By Tony Garsow: https://novacrystallis.com/2024/01/final-fantasy-xiv-dawntrail-reveals-pictomancer-job-female-hrothgar-and-new-areas/
Full Trailer: https://youtu.be/kgiuQwzB6aU
Final Fantasy XIV Producer would still play the game even if SE fired him – by Dustin Bailey: https://www.gamesradar.com/if-square-enix-fired-him-final-fantasy-14s-yoshi-p-says-hed-still-play-the-mmo-and-just-complain-to-the-development-team/
Final Fantasy XVI’s First DLC Adds a Feature the Game Sorely Needed – by Hayes Madsen: https://www.inverse.com/gaming/final-fantasy-16-dlc-echoes-of-the-fallen-review-opinion-impressions
FFXVI on PC Shows signs of life, producer says it will run best on SSD – by Ted Litchfield: https://www.pcgamer.com/final-fantasy-16-on-pc-shows-signs-of-life-with-producer-yoshi-p-saying-it-will-run-best-on-an-ssd/
Final Fantasy XVII should be handed over to the younger generation, says Yoshida – by Jordan Gerblick: https://www.gamesradar.com/yoshi-p-floats-ideas-for-final-fantasy-17-a-real-time-turn-based-hybrid-and-a-return-to-pixel-art/
Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia Ending in 2024- by Arielle Haddad: https://www.siliconera.com/dissidia-final-fantasy-opera-omnia-ending-in-2024/
Final Fantasy XV Original Soundtrack – Disc 3: https://finalfantasy.fandom.com/wiki/Final_Fantasy_XV:_Original_Soundtrack#Disc_Three_(1:16:08)

Episode 192 – Broken Down

This week, Seyrr and Klauss talk about the news coming from FanFest 2023 in London, new stage shows in production in Japan based on FFXVI and FF:Brave Exvius, and we reminisce while listening to disc 1 of the Final Fantasy XV Original Soundtrack. Enjoy!

Show Notes
SE is producing stage shows for FFBE and FFXVI – by Liv Ngan: https://www.eurogamer.net/square-enix-is-producing-another-final-fantasy-stage-play
All Saints’ Wake starts Oct 27th in FFXIV: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/special/2023/All_Saints_Wake/gtjs3j7xq6
Fall Guys crossover coming to the Gold Saucer: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/special/fallguys/
FFXIV x FFXVI Crossover coming soon – by Tony Garsow: https://novacrystallis.com/2023/10/final-fantasy-xvi-collaboration-coming-to-final-fantasy-xiv/
FFXIV FanFest Keynote coverage – by Tony Garsow: https://novacrystallis.com/2023/10/final-fantasy-xiv-dawntrail-reveals-viper-job-new-locations-and-ffxi-collab/
Extended Dawntrail teaser trailer: https://youtu.be/2ISoqghadkE

Episode 90 – A Calamitous Cram Session

In this week’s episode, Seyrr, Klauss, and Chille talk about the latest news in the Final Fantasy universe, including the upcoming Fan Festival and Live Letter, as well as the new Data Center adjustments for NA and EU. Seyrr then gives us a crash course on the relationship between Hydaelyn and Zodiark, the calamities, what that means to us as the Warriors of Light. Enjoy!

Show Notes:
Flowers for All Screenshot contest info: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/0406f87b843ea73422f0a609f0670c523a12b566

EU/NA Data Center news: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/11cadb280ca20f53f22e0b0885d1ebf675536bb9https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/11cadb280ca20f53f22e0b0885d1ebf675536bb9

Q&A Thread for Oda-San: http://forum.square-enix.com/ffxiv/threads/384428

FFXV Episode Ardyn Animation Director Behind the scenes video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DtUN2x3N1eI

Episode 88 – Viva FanFest

In this episode, Klauss, Seyrr, Chille, and Taliz talk about Paris FanFest. The gang discuss the news from the Keynote, Producer Live Letter 49, as well as the press conference and an interview of Yoshida held by Game Watch.

Show notes:
Gamer Escape’s coverage of the FanFest Keynote and Live Letter:

Nova Crystallis’ Coverage of the Keynote and PLL:

FanFest Press Conference transcript courtesy of r/FFXIV:

Transcript of Game Watch interview with Yoshi-P:

Episode 86 – A Recipe for Heroes

In the first episode of 2019, Klauss, Seyrr, and Chille are joined by real-world culinarian Taliz Marvelous! The crew give their spoiler-free impressions of the Patch 4.5 content, and in a new segment, Taliz tells us all about the wonders of eggs in Eorzea, as well as their counterparts in the real world! We hope you enjoy!

Show Notes

Taliz Marvelous on Twitch: https://twitch.tv/talizmarvelous
Twitter: https://twitter.com/talizmarvelous

Patch 4.5 Notes: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/97afed7c0efbbe8260755f948d0cf2b912d71121

Episode 82 – Disenfranchised

This week, Klauss, Chille, and Seyrr talk about the upcoming FFXIV FanFest in Las Vegas. The trio also discuss the recent news regarding Final Fantasy XV, and what this could mean for the Final Fantasy franchise in general. Seyrr focuses on the ever-popular Red Mage in the Lorebrarian’s Corner, and Chille wants to be a waifu pillow! Enjoy!

Show News:
Extra Life Donations: https://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.Participant&participantID=297335#donate

FanFest Schedule of Events: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/2fc19abcaabd6b2849c047f06286fa16d3963aee
Activities for Attendees: https://fanfest2.finalfantasyxiv.com/2018-19/na/activity/playable-activities
Goodie bag contents announced: https://fanfest2.finalfantasyxiv.com/2018-19/na/news/13 
Community Stream Viewing Party at the Bally’s Sky View Room 3: https://xiv2018.wixsite.com/livestream
LBR Community After Party at the Luxor eSports Arena: http://limitbreakradio.com/8526

FFXV Episodes Aranea, Lunafreya and Noctis cancelled. Tabata leaves, SE posts $33M loss: http://www.novacrystallis.com/2018/11/final-fantasy-xv-episodes-aranea-lunafreya-noctis-cancelled-production-episode-ardyn-will-continue and https://www.gamespot.com/amp-articles/final-fantasy-15-dlc-canceled-director-hajime-taba/1100-6463112

Episode 79 – Casually Podcasting

This week, we are joined by Brin Zalazar from GamerEscape, Work2Game, and host of his own podcast, Casually Hardcore. We give our spoiler-free impressions of Patch 4.4, as well as talk about the news from the Final Fantasy world. Klauss gives us his review of the A New World concert, and we announce the winner of our #PDR3rdAnniversary contest. Enjoy!

Show links:

Work2Game on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/worktogamevideos
Work2Game on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/work2game
Work2Game on Twitter: https://twitter.com/worktogame

A New World: Intimate Music from Final Fantasy information: https://ffnewworld.com/ 

Ranged and Melee gear design contest winners: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/fb9d4d8a0f121458309c5af43e9e3b7e7d5e21b5

Soken Birthday Project information: https://www.ffxivcommunity.com/project-info

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Trailer (in Japanese): https://youtu.be/iycAWS-PtZY
Chocobo’s Dungeon: Everybuddy Trailer (in Japanese): https://youtu.be/QUEsuT5xAuI
World of Final Fantasy Maxima Trailer (in English): https://youtu.be/RFRJAeYwyoA

Episode 67 – Wild Baseless Speculation!

With the live letter mere hours from when the live show takes place, and a lack of new news to talk about, the PDR crew takes it upon themselves to come up with wild theories and speculate on what may or may not be announced for the upcoming Patch 4.3. Friend of the show Taliz Marvelous joins us to give us an introduction to the Final Fantasy TCG, Klauss gives his recap of Anime Detour 2018, Seyrr discusses Astrologians in the Lorebrarian’s Corner, and Chille is way too excited for Male Bunny Glamours. {Please look forward to it!}

Show notes:
Critical Strike Games – www.criticalstrikegames.com, use coupon code “PHXDNRADIO” for 10% off your first order (Thanks Taliz!)
Final Fantasy Cosplay photoshoot from Anime Detour: https://www.facebook.com/PhoenixDownRadio/posts/1869907689709384
GamerEscape Interview with MSQ Writer Natsuko Ishikawa and English Localization lead John Crow: https://gamerescape.com/2018/04/09/pax-east-2018-interview-with-natsuko-ishikawa-and-john-crow/

Episode 64 – Sketchy Glitches

After the announcement of emergency maintenance to fix the Ungermax exploit in FFXIV, the PDR crew decide to go on a stroll down memory lane and look at some of the memorable, interesting, and downright scary glitches from all of the Final Fantasy games. Seyrr discusses the Time Lord, i mean God of Time Althyk, and Chille spends all episode waving in a plane that never arrives…

Show Notes:

Replay on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8zlblxZGqA
– Final Fantasy Wiki List of Bugs and Glitches: http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/List_of_bugs_and_glitches
– Blitzball for Extra Life: https://dylanthornexivblog.tumblr.com/post/171235274980/when-youve-got-a-cause-youve-got-to-score
– RIP Daddy of Light: https://gamerescape.com/2018/02/21/ffxiv-dad-of-light-actor-ren-osugi-has-died/
– Yoshida’s Promotion: https://gematsu.com/2018/03/square-enix-announces-change-directors-executive-officers
– 4.25 Release info: https://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/cc09d033791ba0d9607ba9bd7f15796294f87e48
– Yoshi-P talks about the Ungarmax exploit: https://www.reddit.com/r/ffxiv/comments/80vhz8/yoshida_post_regarding_ungarmax_exploit/