Episode 66

Nier: Replicant (with Brian Edwards- Character Issues, Cane and Rinse)


March 22nd, 2023

2 hrs 50 mins 27 secs

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About this Episode

Dave is joined by Brian Edwards of Character Issues and Cane and Rinse podcasts to discuss Nier: Replicant. Yoko Taro's 2010 cult classic got a makeover in 2021, so let's find out how it is! Nier will do anything to save his sick sister Yonah, and along the way he meets a stellar supporting cast of characters, including the stuck-up talking book Grimoire Weiss, the scantily clad badass Kaine, and the lovable Emil. Joining me to discuss the story, characters and gameplay is none other than Brian Edwards! You may have heard Brian on the wonderful Character Issues and Cane and Rinse podcasts. Brian is a wonderful person and I loved this conversation with him- you should check out Character Issues and Cane and Rinse by following the links!

Intros/Personal Histories/Opening Thoughts 1:23
Story Setup/Characters/Repetition 16:09
Visuals/Music/Atmosphere 54:01
Gameplay 1:09:21
Final Thoughts/Housekeeping 1:24:33

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