Episode 25 - The Influence of Final Fantasy

With many great successes over the past 30 years, Final Fantasy has become a regular name in gaming. Whatever your opinion may be regarding the latest iterations in the franchise, its impact to gaming as a whole is undeniable. And no, it’s probably not for the reasons that immediately come to mind. In this episode, Aaron and Chris dissect a number of incredibly influential aspects of the Final Fantasy franchise, many of which have since permeated a number of genres. The gamers share reasons why your FPS (and others) may have drawn inspiration from an NES-era RPG. In this episode’s game assignments, Chris shares his take on Enter the Gungeon while Aaron laments his time with Firewatch.