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Morning Stack: It Feels Good to Beat a Game… I Mean REALLY Beat One

Etrian Odyssey is one of those series lost to the Nintendo DS. The portable (and its 3D successor) led to some wonderful, unique, charming ideas — such as drawing your own dungeon maps in real time on the bottom screen while a JRPG party explored up top. That defining feature…

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Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 48: Fish Chicken and Other Chicken

We’re still in the midst of a cold, slow, winter for the video game industry. So, this week, the usual crew of Steven, Niki, merritt and Danielle talk about the older games that we’re all playing to keep us company in the doldrums. Steven’s gotten into more Etrian Odyssey and…

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Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 47: Cruelty Free Witcher Games

The gang continues to shake things up this week with a very nice appearance from Fanbyte Editor-in-Chief John Warren! The former game developer joins the crew to discuss the dreaded crunch: that period towards the end of any creative endeavor where employers are often forced to work unreasonable hours at…

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The 5 Best Games Like Persona, to Scratch Your Social JPRG Itch

It’s tricky to pick only a few of the best games like Persona. Different people come to the JRPG franchise for different things! Sometimes it’s the dating sim aspect; sometimes it’s the deep dungeon diving and turn-based combat. Or maybe you just like having an adventure set in the modern…

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Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 46: Rated M for Meaty

Danielle, Niki, and Steven try to fill the void left by an empty fourth chair this week with lots of winter talk! There’s still not much new in games out, so the gang chooses to go over what we play during the winter months instead. There’s also a good deal…

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Etrian Odyssey is My New, Perfect Winter Video Game

The holidays have come and gone, but I’m still stuck here with a freezing cold apartment and two cats that desperately miss lounging on my third-floor balcony. I know because they won’t stop screaming at the sliding glass door, no matter how many times I open it to reveal the frozen…

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