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Sep 28, 2022

In this special episode, we sit down and chat with Aidan Moher on his upcoming book, Fight, Magic, Items: The History of Final FantasyDragon Quest, and the Rise of Japanese RPGs in the West. We talk about the writing process, the history of the JRPG genre, and the pioneers and innovators who created the games we love.

For more on the book, go to and follow Aidan on Twitter (@adribbleofink)