Ahoy, mateys, and welcome to the inevitable return of Game Buoy MICRO – your occasional parfait of left-of-center gaming news-nibbles and views-victuals that maybe aren’t on your radar, but most definitely should be! On this episode, recorded Saturday, March 14, 2015, the Podcast Pirates celebrate the 20th anniversary of the classic JRPG, Chrono Trigger! Captain Spike and First Mate Slagkick look at the history of this beloved game and how the “Dream Team” of creative talent behind it came together to reinvent the way gamers and developers approached the JRPG experience. They provide an overview of the development history (including the creation of the game’s legendary soundtrack, which literally almost killed composer Yasunori Mitsuda), its time-traveling plot, memorable characters, and engaging gameplay mechanics, as well as the game’s lasting legacy and appeal.
Plus, a very special edition of Social Links as you share your experiences with the game! Special thanks to Daniel T. for sharing this beautiful cover of “Radical Dreamers,” as well!