#64 Undead Souls


The servers may be dead, but MisanthroPlay lives: Alva and Robert discuss the impact of Demon's Souls, FromSoft's unlikely and esoteric action RPG that would forever change the face of video games. Even after all these years, we still don't know how World Tendency works.

Also, We Play Far Cry 5, Swords of Ditto, Sky Rogue, and a return to No Man's Sky.

#62 Pyre (Supergiant Deep Look Ep. 3)


After a few delays, the third and final episode of our Supergiant Deep Look is here, with an examination of 2017's sleeper hit Pyre. A curious blend of visual novel, RPG, and sports, Pyre follows a group of exiles called the Nightwings, as they attempt to earn the right to escape a purgatorial plane called The Downside...through some sick slam dunks.

#47 Fear and Loathing on the Crusade Trail 1095-1099


Robert introduces Alva to one of his personal favorites: Exile, the existentalist Hashishin action RPG from the mavens at Nippon Telenet, and a criminally unrecognized one at that. Grab your hash, your LSD, and your copy of the Illuminatus!, and get ready for a crisis-of-faith road trip across time and space with Sadler the Sadboi. It's gonna be a bumpy ride that's holy-to-the-MAX.

...and soon we will realize our Cosmic Fantasy.

...and soon we will realize our Cosmic Fantasy.

#40 MisanthroPlay's Top Ten RPGs


MisanthroPlay has rolled forty episodes deep, so Alva and Robert count down their individual Top Ten RPGs. We've got your Final Fantasies, your Personas, your obscure Telenet RPGs...We won't spoil the whole list here, so dive right in and listen to all twenty!

Write in with your own favorites at our contact page, and maybe we'll do a mailbag follow-up!

Lost Episode - The Clones of Zelda

Bob's a slow boy, so it's an ooooold episode of MisanthroPlay that only just got edited! But hey, considering the critical acclaim Breath of the Wild has received, it's nothing if not topical. Alva and Robert look back on Thirty Whole Years of Zelda Clones. What's blatant, what's original, what works, what doesn't!

We Discuss: Golveillius, Zenonia, Times of Lore, Prophecy, Neutopia 1 & 2, Golden Axe Warrior, Startropics 1 & 2, Landstalker, Crusader of Centy, Sylvan Tale, Beyond Oasis, Legend of Oasis, Gunman's Proof, The Twisted Tales of Spike McFang, Alundra, Beyond Good & Evil, Okami, Darksiders 1 & 2, and 3D Dot Game Heroes. Phew!

In a much-delayed We Play, Alva enjoys the vastly different Titanfall 2 and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, while Robert loves the buggy-as-heck Xanadu Next.