EPISODE 25: Live Reaction to XBOX Showcase


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EPISODE 25 includes both American and European fans reacting to the June 12, 2022, XBOX & Bethesda Showcase. Listen to their first reactions to each reveal. The audio from the showcase will play in the background as the voices of Gingerino, Parenthesis, Kivi and Jedmandu join Tsora. When it is over, hear their final thoughts and what they think the showcase means for the future of Avowed.

EPISODE 24: Avowed Predictions for XBOX Showcase


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EPISODE 24 includes both American and European fans speculating about what might be revealed at the June 12th XBOX & Bethesda Showcase. Specifically, what will we see about Avowed? New trailer? Gameplay? Interviews? Our panel shares their predictions. We also speculate about other news we might see during this special summer showcase.

EPISODE 23: Top 10 Reasons We Love Obsidian


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EPISODE 23 includes both American and European fans sharind the “Top 10 Reasons We Love Obsidian Entertainment.” Tsora and others share their additions to the list and they pull a few responses from Reddit to complete the list. Also, the group ponders how games like Elden Ring may influence Avowed’s development and design. Plus, what will you name your first Avowed character?

EPISODE 22: CRAFTING


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EPISODE 22 includes both American and European fans discussing crafting in RPGs. We look back at the history of crafting in video games and discuss its evolution. Which game got it right? What makes a great crafting system? We also discuss how Obsidian integrated crafting into the Pillars of Eternity series. What is crafting like in Eora? How will the crafting system evolve for Avowed?

EPISODE 21: Big vs Small Moments in Gaming


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Episode 21 includes both American and European fans discussing the balance of big and small moments in RPG games. The panel explores the balance and effectiveness of big and small moments in previous RPG games like Pillars of Eternity. What is a healthy balance? Can a game focus more on the smaller moments and still have an impact? Do big moments overshadow the gaming atmosphere and human connection to the narrative? Will Avowed have a healthy balance of big and small moments?

EPISODE 20: Was 2021 A Good Year for Gaming?


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Episode 20 includes both American and European fans discussing 2021. Was it a great year in gaming? How does 2021 compare to previous years in gaming? What were the big moments and great games? Did controversies and the pandemic cripple 2021? If it was not a great year, do any previous years stand out? What will 2022 be like?

EPISODE 19: Windows Central Leaks


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Episode 19 includes both American and European fans discussing the October 2021 article by Jez Corden from Windows Central. In the article, Jez Corden leaks details about the Avowed game based on his industry connections. According to him, he saw footage of the game being played and learned some details that had yet to be revealed. Our hosts discuss and debate each specific leak in detail. We also address whether this article is a good look for the game and Obsidian.

EPISODE 18: Woedica

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Episode 18 includes both American and European fans discussing Woedica, the Goddess of Law. Woedica is a diety that plays a key role in Pillars of Eternity 1 and 2. She has been called the Exiled Queen, the Burned Queen, the Strangler, the Oathbinder and the Queen That Was. Why is Woedica such an important character in the world of Eora? What role has she played in the story so far? What might we expect to see from Woedica in Avowed? << This episode does contain minor spoilers for Pillars 1 & 2 >>

EPISODE 17: CHOICE & CONSEQUENCE

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Episode 17 includes both American and European fans discussing Choice & Consequence in modern RPG games. Which games got it right? Are consequences in video games merely an illusion? Do players prefer unexpected consequences much later in the game for choices made early in the game? How does Obsidian impliment this mechanic in their games? How will player choice and consequence play out in Avowed? Enjoy!

EPISODE 16: Dragons in Eora

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Episode 16 includes both American and European fans discussing the Dragons in Eora. How is Obsidian’s approach to Dragons different from other RPGs? How will they use Dragons in Avowed? Enjoy!