Episode 248: What If They Were ALL Donnel?

There's a certain feeling that seems specific to modern Fire Emblem games, a sense of pride when you go into battle with your carefully leveled squad. You've come to know these characters intimately, watched their relationships with each other mature, and come to think of them as family. However, amongst the expansive cast of characters in Fire Emblem: Awakening, one particular character sticks out for having a great arc, and that's Donnel. 

A farm boy wearing a pot on his head, he starts out so weak most people might ditch him for some of the game's heartier characters. The people that stick with him though get to watch their good good farm boy grow up to be an absolute killing machine​. His arc becomes the best example of the way you come to feel pride for these characters, and Fire Emblem: Three Houses​, is doubling down on this feeling with its totally new structure. We discuss the new Fire Emblem game, the noir narrative game ​Night Call,​ and new deckbuilding roguelike ​Nowhere Prophet​ on this episode of Waypoint Radio.

​Discussed: Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Night Call, Steamworld Quest, Super Mario Maker 2, Nowhere Prophet

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