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Oct 31, 2022

Welcome to part two of season four of Retrograde Amnesia! As we kick off our coverage of Suikoden II, we’re going over release history, development staff, contemporary reviews, modern reflections, and our personal history & expectations. Then we press start, and we’re loading Suikoden I data, hearing both side’s case about war & peace, running with a dust cloud, putting on main character clothes, exploring at night, running through a massacre, escaping to the north, fighting for our lives, and leaping into a waterfall. DETERMINE.

00:00 Intro | 03:01 Release History | 09:03 Promotional Media | 11:22 Contemporary Reviews | 16:27 Modern Takes & Expectations | 27:46 Power On | 32:52 Push Start | 36:46 Night Camp | 41:11 Exploring Camp | 47:54 Surprise Attack | 51:00 Betrayal | 55:29 Waterfall | 01:00:17 RealNet | 01:04:30 Outro

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