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Retrospective Replay

Retrospective Replay a serialised, podcast about video games. Talking in depth about games that no pod has done before. We go through a game every season and attempt to dissect the story and talk about the gameplay, music, characters and lore.

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Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

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Retrospective Replay Introduction Trailer

Hello and welcome to the introduction to our podcast.  If you have an interest in video games then this is the podcast for you.  Discover more about our format when you listen.  

2mins

2 Apr 2021

Rank #1

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Retrospective Replay: Vagrant Story Episode 1 - Introduction

Welcome to the first episode of Retrospective Replay.  We explore the introduction to the game up to the first save point.  Next week we explore the entire wincellar. Find us on twitter @ https://twitter.com/RetroReplayPod 1m 40s - Game start! 2m 00s - The differences between a Wyvern and a Dragon 8m 22s - Courtyard Fight 12m 00s - Bowguns vs crossbows 15m 36s - Wyvern Boss Fight 19m 00s - What is the soul? 20m 00s - The duke's bedroom. 24m 00s - Cal's discovery Sound clip credits: The Simpsons (Disney), Metal Gear Solid (Konami)

35mins

5 Apr 2021

Rank #2

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Retrospective Replay: Vagrant Story Episode 2 - Winecellar

In this weeks episode we talk about hidden pre-intro's we discovered not realising they were there for all these years.  We play all the way through past the first 2 bosses, into the catacombs. Find us on twitter @ https://twitter.com/RetroReplayPod 1m 00s - first preintro2m 42s - VKP headquarters5m 55s - Ash and Cal's meeting8m 38s - preintro 212m 45s - Game start!14m 50s - What is a grimoire?17m 10s - Green Floaty Blocks17m 53s - MAGICK24m 50s - Guildensterns lapdogs30m 50s - The first picnic encounter33m 00s - The first boss45m 00s - Re-animate48m 25s - The Dullahan For next week, you can play the entire sanctum section.

55mins

12 Apr 2021

Rank #3

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Retrospective Replay: Vagrant Story Episode 3 - Catacombs

If you're playing along and listen beforehand, you can play this entire game section.  We discover the catacombs and what lies within hem. Next week you can play up until you get the crimson key. Find us on twitter @ https://twitter.com/RetroReplayPod

29mins

19 Apr 2021

Rank #4

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Retrospective Replay: Vagrant Story Episode 4 - Sanctum

If you're playing along and listen beforehand, you can play the next 2 sections up to the Crimson door.

37mins

26 Apr 2021

Rank #5

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Retrospective Replay: Vagrant Story Episode 5 - Mines B1

For this week, you can explore the entire mines section, then save when you get topside.  For next week, you can go up to the Snowfly Forest and save at the entrance.

40mins

3 May 2021

Rank #6

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Retospective Replay: Vagrant Story Episode 6 - Undercity

For this episode, we go through the undercity to the start of the Snowfly Forest.  For next week, you can play the entire forest section and save before the wall.

36mins

10 May 2021

Rank #7

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Retrospective Replay: Vagrant Story Episode 7 - Snowfly Forest

For this week you can play to the outdoor keep area just after the Guildenstern/Rosencrantz cut scene.  For next week, play to just past the Abandoned Mines B2.

50mins

17 May 2021

Rank #8

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Retrospective Replay: Vagrant Story Episode 8 - Mines B2

For this week, you can play and save up to Rue Lejour.

57mins

23 May 2021

Rank #9

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Retrospective Replay: Vagrant Story Episode 9 - Limestone Quarry

For this week you can play up to the Temple.  Next week, you can beat the temple and save in the first point of the great cathedral.

1hr 3mins

31 May 2021

Rank #10