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Welcome to Retrograde Amnesia, a podcast where we cover classic Japanese Role-playing Games (JRPGs), chapter by chapter, beat by beat. Check out a complete listing of the works we have covered and subscribe to the podcast on your favorite podcast provider. Support us on Patreon at

Apr 6, 2020

Let's not imagine things. It's not good for your heart. What's real is spilling beverages on podcast equipment, identifying 2018 lyrics in a 1998 song, appreciating Bart carrying plot points across time, squirting, collecting different shaded rocks, encountering Shevat's assemblage of ragtag rebels, parlaying with Chu-Chu's, turning yesterday’s tears into tomorrow's smiles, receiving all of the lore at Shevat Palace, blending our fake religion with Xenogears' real legends, getting gaslit by Yui, and meeting a 5x centenarian. The best part of this game can only happen if you have Bart with you.

00:40 - Intro
05:40 - Meeting Maria in Shevat (music sample: "Shevat - The Wind is Calling")
14:46 - Hopping around the Shevat Liberation Barracks
24:00 - Stopping by Deep Sea Bros
27:30 - There's a Gear shop?
29:42 - Oh my god the Chu-Chu room
34:47 - That musty fountain room
35:55 - Abandoned house
38:46 - Let's go to Shevat Palace: library, command room, lab
55:23 - Mrs. Uzuki
59:39 - Let's go to prison
01:01:52 - Meeting Zephyr in the throne room
01:06:50 - Maria's reflections (music sample: "Gathering Stars in the Night Sky")
01:15:27 - Outro
01:17:52 - Chris started playing Xenoblade Chronicles 2

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