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Rescue the Princess! – #0034! Pacing in Video Games!

After a long period of podcast inactivity, RtP! is back with a themed cast. Today we discuss how pacing effects storytelling in video games.

Games discussed: Panzer Dragoon, Metal Gear Solid, Uncharted, Skyrim, Modern Warfare, Half Life, God of War, Ico, Shadow of the Colossus, Silent Hill, Suikoden, Mass Effect, Persona, Final Fantasy, Gone Home, Myst, Zelda, The Witcher, Resident Evil, Journey


Musings of Mudora X: The Stars Are Doors

infinite

“Booker, are you afraid of God?”
“No, but I’m afraid of you.”

Men love locking girls in towers. Whether it be to hide them from the outside world and all its infectious inhabitants, to contain and hoard their feminine powers or to simply have a nice case for their pretty trophies. For Comstock, I think, its a little bit of everything. Where villains are concerned, he may not be the brightest of the bunch, but he certainly won’t be beat out stylistically. His floating angel-in-the-clouds tower would certainly have Rapunzel’s enchantress put to shame.

[Warning: This article is for those who have beaten Bioshock: Infinite]
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Katsucon Is Best Con Says Rescue the Princess!

Annnd we’re back having survived all travels. National Harbor was wonderful and all the people, places, events and surprises have made Katsucon the best convention for us thus far. We’ll have our con review/adventure video up as soon as we can. In the meantime check out Lost Link’s first music video (1 of 3!!!) he made with the collaboration of cosplayers around National Harbor’s beautiful Gaylord hotel and resort.

Special thanks to Akuriko, Andrea and Luna Rahzel!


The Best Game Stories of 2012!

We reveal our picks for the best video game stories released in 2012. Spoiler free cast!


Ohayocon 2013 Journey and Review!

Rescue the Princess! travels to Ohio for Ohayocon 2013. We review the con, the cosplay and the experience. Plus singing!


Rescue the Princess! – #0027! The Sound of Music!

RtP! discusses the POWER OF MUSIC in video games! How does it affect characters and story? Does it actually make them better? We also give our TOP 10 favorite tracks!

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Rescue the Princess! – #0020! Being Chintzy!

RtP! discusses the concept of companions in video games! Are they useful? Are they annoying? Which duos demonstrate the true power of TEAMWORK?

Spoilers: Hellnight, Bioshock 2, Ico, Passage.

Who are YOUR favorite partners?


Rescue the Princess! – #0019! Badasses F*** Their Crew!

RtP! discusses the concept of romantic relationships in video games, specifically ones that are affected by the player’s actions.

Games discussed and possible spoilers for: Mass Effect, Harvest Moon, Fire Emblem, Alpha Protocol, Pandora’s Tower, Persona 3 + 4, Dragon Age II.


Musings of Mudora VIII: The Simple Beauty of Journey

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Journey is the new downloadable game on the PSN developed by thatgamecompany. It’s $14.99, takes a few hours to beat, and is one of the best experiences I’ve had in a video game. You play as a traveler in a desert, making your way to a shining mountain in the distance. What got me interested in this game in the first place was the art style. The lighting, shadows and simplicity of the environments are just…wonderful. There isn’t much in regards to gameplay. You can walk and look around and with the aid of your glowing scarf, jump into the air. You can collect pieces of light that add to your scarf allowing you to jump and float for longer periods of time.

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Rescue the Princess! – #0015! Anniversarycast! EDITED VERSION!

Edited (aka BETTER) version with abundant video clips!

It’s the first anniversary of Rescue the Princess! So we’ve got Seagz as an official co-host, finally! Then we each talk about our top 3 games stories of all-time forever! Cooleto gushes over Batman! Lost Link supports Metal Gear Solid! Seagz waxes poetic about Final Fantasy AND Kingdom Hearts! b-rock chokes in rage and cries over Megaten! If you want to just know our fav games and not bother with this podcast at all, look at the About page!

Games discussed so no real spoilers:

  • Batman: Arkham City
  • Final Fantasy VII
  • Ghost Trick
  • ICO
  • Kingdom Hearts
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
  • Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
  • Persona 4
  • Planescape: Torment
  • Red Dead Redemption
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne

So what are YOUR top 3 game stories of ALL TIME? Email or comment!

Opening music jacked from “8-bit Escape from L.A. Theme”. Erotically edited by Lost Link.


Rescue the Princess! – #0015! Anniversarycast!

It’s the first anniversary of Rescue the Princess! So we’ve got Seagz as an official co-host, finally! Then we each talk about our top 3 games stories of all-time forever! Cooleto gushes over Batman! Lost Link supports Metal Gear Solid! Seagz waxes poetic about Final Fantasy AND Kingdom Hearts! b-rock chokes in rage and cries over Megaten! If you want to just know our fav games and not bother with this podcast at all, look at the About page!

Games discussed so no real spoilers EXCEPT FOR RED DEAD REDEMPTION (thank you very much, Cooleto):

  • Batman: Arkham City
  • Final Fantasy VII
  • Ghost Trick
  • ICO
  • Kingdom Hearts
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
  • Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
  • Persona 4
  • Planescape: Torment
  • Red Dead Redemption (ACTUAL ENDGAME SPOILERS)
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne

Blip had some encoding problems because Lost Link made b-rock change the perfectly wonderful current settings to a different size and bitrate and now WTF. Sorry! Still watchable, just no thumbnail!

So what are YOUR top 3 game stories of ALL TIME? Email or comment!

Opening music jacked from “8-bit Escape from L.A. Theme”. Erotically edited by b-rock.


ICO no GRAPHIX, a Comedic ICO Fanbook Released!

ICO no GRAPHIX fanbook from Luna Lapine

“ICO no GRAPHIX” is a comedic ICO fanbook that is filled with ICO spoilers (with a touch of Shadow of the Colossus…amongst other games/shows/movies). DO NOT READ THIS IF YOU HAVE NOT PLAYED ICO; if you have yet to play ICO, GO PLAY IT NOW TO THE VERY END and mayhaps a few more times for good measure!

Go get it for free from Luna Lapine.


ICO/Shadow of the Colossus HD Collection Is Out

Ico x Wander adventure FOREVER

Haa? Why the DEVIL are you reading this? DON’T WASTE TIME, GO GET IT NOW.


RUMOR CONTRACT: An ICO Fanbook??

~Melody in the Twenties~

Starring the comicking of Kenno Arkkan and Vince Price, the artistry of 9hd, ashwara, caria0, CrazySharly, dark-tarou, Devlinne, Ella, gelato, kou-chann, midgetcats, Neener, Nick Swift, schwarz-gold, Sky and WHM, and the concepts of Frances B.!

A comedic ICO fanbook coming to theaters near you! September 30th! DON’T MISS IT!


Portraits of the Princess – XIV: An Uncharted Persia

CrazySharly's Elika and the Prince

reckless leap again
hand pulls me from the abyss
my barefoot savior

Click pic for big sexy res. Artwork by CrazySharly.


Rescue the Princess! – #0004! A New Hope! Long But Still Short Edition??

Podcast FOUR! So unlucky! But that’s ok, because this one was OBVIOUSLY FILMED ON NOT THE SAME DAY AS PODCAST THREE! The crew talks about EIGHT upcoming games of 2011 that may or may not have AWESOME stories but they better have awesome stories or heads will roll! You better look forward to these games too! Except anything from b-rock, as his selection contains far too much SEXY BEAST! ALL PODCASTS NSFW BY THE WAY!

Maybe kinda spoilers for:

Get audio only mp3 here! Is this the shortest UNCUT podcast from Rescue the Princess ever???? Top 3 list good and proper write-ups coming soon! HEY LISTEN write in what YOUR prophesied best game stories of 2011 will be! NOTHING FROM THE END OF THE YEAR; SORRY LAST GUARDIAN AND MASS EFFECT 3. Oh hey what’s this in April?

Opening music jacked from “8-bit Escape from L.A. Theme”. Erotically edited by b-rock.


Rambles in the Mist – VI: Let’s Positive Posting!

I love the meat dimension!

Because there isn’t enough love!

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Portraits of the Princess – V: Girls in White and Boys with Horns

ashwara's Yorda and Ico of ICO

caged ethereal waif
dragged off into the shadows
wake up it’s a dream

Click pic for big sexy res. Artwork by ashwara.


Rambles in the Mist – II: No More Sacred Heroes

THAT COULD'VE BEEN A GIRL. BOTH OF THEM.

“The Trico is a very powerful creature… If we’d had a beefed-up, powerful hero, it would have thrown off the balance a little bit, so the design naturally drove me to create an adolescent female character who was light on her feet. But in the end I decided a boy would have a little more grip to climb the Trico. Another problem is that girls tend to wear skirts, and The Last Guardian features a lot of climbing…”

~Fumito Ueda

Really.

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