DualCast Level 6 – Co-Op RPGs, Retro-Style and RPG Battle Systems!

on August 17, 2010 3:32 PM

DualCast Level 6 – Co-Op RPGs, Retro-Style and RPG Battle Systems!

Hey everyone! My apologies for getting our DualCast up a day later than usual, there were some uncontrollable forces involved in the delay. But, it’s here and we have a great episode for you to pick apart this week. Joel, Jon, Tyler, our new writer Alix and myself all talk about some game design concepts that don’t seem to similar on the surface, but really can be related to each other. We discuss the surge of retro-style RPGs as of late, as well as various RPG battle systems and what we enjoy the most. Then the conversation gets down and dirty with an in-depth conversation about co-op mechanics in our single-player RPGs – is it a good or bad thing?

We hope you enjoy this week’s DualCast, feel free to drop us some comments and let us know what you think. Hit us up with any ideas or suggestions you may have for future DualCast topics, as well

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Chad joined the DualShockers staff in mid 2009 and since then has put much of his time into covering RPGs, with a focus on the Japanese side of the genre, from the obscure to the mainstream. He's a huge fan of iconic games like Secret of Mana, Final Fantasy VI and Persona 4 yet enjoys the smaller niche titles, as well. In his spare time he enjoys experiencing new beer, new foods and keeping up with just about every sci-fi show on television. He's married to an intelligent, beautiful Southern Belle who keeps his life interesting with witty banter and spicy Cajun cooking.
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