Our next project is a beloved classic that gave its name to the now-familiar "Metroidvania" game genre. As an added twist, this the first game on Old Game Plus that none of the three hosts as played before!
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is available:
We will begin our discussion on Feb. 11! Because we're not familiar with the game, we can't give good guidance on exactly what our stopping point will be, but we will play for a few hours and discuss our experiences.
Many topics in our final episode on Final Fantasy Tactics: briefly revisiting the comparison to Into the Breach, the closing battles of Chapter 4, the ending, the resolution of the major characters, mentioning the side quests, and a bit about player-made challenges.
And, in a twist--announcing our next two games!
Brief discussion of the 2018 tactical game Into the Breach, then the bulk of Chapter 4--Limberry Castle and sealing Elmdor's gear, the brothers reunite at Igros Castle, and everyone proceeds towards a showdown at Mullonde. The Calculator, Samurai, and Ninja jobs, the pacing and encounter design of chapter 4 as a whole, some of the game's more obscure ways of obtaining items.