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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 13, 2020

Unification increases power. This time we're listening to forest music in an air shaft, thinking Maria's combat prowess might be underdeveloped, hopping windmills, conjuring alternative Big Joe truths, listening to villains reveal critical plot machinations, regretting Rico, dealing with our machine father, speculating Billy's infatuation with Boondock Saints, riding Gears instead of piloting Gears, witnessing fantastic animal transformations, practicing telepathy with children, running like Naruto, implanting proximity voicemails in father robots, removing our limiters, and covering everything in cum at the safety party. I'm in that dangerous age right now. Sally forth.

01:02 - Intro
03:53 - Exploring the Central Gear Dock Emergency Shaft
09:48 - Big Joe's down here
13:05 - Meeting the saboteur and the problematic savior in the Gear Hanger
23:13 - Plotting our defenses in the throne room
32:10 - Shevat's four generators require protection
37:00 - Achtzehn hits the throne room with its Anti Gear Psycho Jammer
42:15 - Chu-Chu: "I'm going" (music sample: "Flight, live 20th Anniversary Concert")
49:05 - Midori inspires Maria
51:04 - Seibzehn vs Achtzehn
54:00 - Oh, by the way
59:50 - Here's plot, thank you, goodbye
01:01:12 - Outro
01:04:29 - The Terrible Secret of Space [reference]

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