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Axe of the Blood God: The CD Projekt Retrospective



On this week’s episode of the Axe of the Blood God, we delve into the historical past of this technology’s most vital RPG writer and developer: CD Projekt [download link here].

From its roots within the Polish black market, to its meteoric rise because of the Witcher sequence, to Cyberpunk 2077’s prolonged growth, we recount how Cyberpunk 2077 bought to the place it’s right this moment, and the place it is going. We speak about its unbelievable achievements, but additionally word its quite chaotic growth fashion, and surprise if it would finally wind up being the successor to BioWare in additional methods than one.

Notice: We spend extra time on the studio than the video games themselves, so if you’d like a deeper dive into Witcher 3, you need to take a look at the High 25 RPG Countdown!

Additionally on this episode: Our ideas on Hearth Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Mild on Swap, which holds up surprisingly properly, and Atelier Ryza 2, the thicc new RPG that lately noticed a contemporary spherical of previews. Make certain to take a look at insaneintherain, whose wonderful music we function on this episode!

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Present Description

With Cyberpunk 2077 lastly due out this week, it is time to take a tougher take a look at the studio that’s CD Projekt. The place did it come from? How did it rise to the highest of the RPG heap over the previous technology? And what are some potential obstacles it faces sooner or later? Nadia and Kat delve into all this, with further chatter about Hearth Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Mild, Atelier Ryza 2, and extra!

Music from Axe of the Blood God is courtesy of Lena Raine, composer of Celeste. I additionally use music from the RPG Music Pack over at rpgmaker.web. Test it out!

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