S1E17: Nationalist Robot Boss [Secret Weapon]

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Hello today. We begin with a routine check to see if this podcast is enhancing our damaging our love of Xenogears. We move on to lose faith in the acumen of our favorite doctor, determine the best air-jacking sequence in role-playing games, make sense of Deathblows, become suspicious of Hammer's connections, appreciate framing and directing decisions, acknowledge airship feints, hat-tip Grahf's non-stop flexing and insistence on remaining "fucking awesome," and shake our heads at a certain pirate's rejection of democratic military authority. Flipping switches and riding conveyor belts is some of my favorite content.

00:40 - Intro 02:28 - Egregious Oversights & Corrections (Music sample: "The Valley Where the Wind is Born") 06:02 - Wrapping up Nortune 10:52 - Chris breaks down how Deathblows are earned 14:09 - Destroying animals on the world map 17:34 - The Goliath Factory Airjack (Music sample: "Steel Giant") 23:40 - Fis-6 boss fight and its intriguing iconography 26:40 - Goliath cockpit conversations (Music sample: "Wings") 32:30 - The gang runs into a wall (Music sample: "Grahf - Emperor of Darkness") 43:58 - They're alive (Music Sample: "Leftovers from the Dreams of the Strong, 20th Anniversary Concert") 50:21 - Ramsus runs into a wall 56:04 - Miang runs into a wall 59:36 - Outro

Citations: Xenogears - Retrospective Review and Analysis via Resonant Arc

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