Episode 187 – Why is Monster Hunter So Great

The Story Are The Ones We Create

Monster Hunter Rise will soon be here (or already is here depending on when you’re listening). This has many wondering, “What makes Monster Hunter so great”. Logan brings on resident Monster Hunter aficionado, Zach (admin of the TRG Facebook group), to discuss the Monster Hunter series, what makes it great, the best ones to start with.

Housekeeping (4:27)

What Have We Been Playing (6:09)

Zach secures a PS5 and gets caught up on some of PS4’s greatest titles such as Final Fantasy 7 Remake and Persona 5. Logan faces his fears and gets good in Dark Souls 3.

What Have We Been Reading (26:53)

Zach finishes up his seminary career by studying Isaiah 9:2-7. Logan studies the current cultural topic of transgenderism and reads the book Amazon delisted, When Harry Becomes Sally.

Topic (35:39)

Monster Hunter has been around for decades but it wasn’t until Monster Hunter World that the mainstream consciousness became aware of the series. As many Switch owners anticipate the release of Monster Hunter Rise, we break down the series’ history, why it’s great, and share tips for those jumping in for the first time.

Patron Thank You’s (1:26:28)

Thank you to our wonderful Deer Patrons who continue to support us over on Patron: Alex Castellanos, Andre Swann, Ashley Kronenbitter, Christopher Commander, Darryl Tavares, David B, David Henderson, Derek Smith, Jake Walker, James Barker, Jeff Jackson Jr., Jimmy Changa, JoAnne Monroe,  Josh Broccolo, Kaleb, Kokorodaki, Mark Fromme, Matt Edwards, Matthew “White Chocolate” McDougal, Matt Millsap, Micah Hendrick, Michael Toller, MrButts, Nate McKeever, Pastor Shea, Retro Rewind Podcast, Ryan1701e, Sam White, Samuel Colunga, Third Strongest Mole, WeathermanKeef, Wesley Rea, Xaviel Medina

Reco’s! (1:27:48)

  • Monster Hunter Rise Demo (Nintendo Switch)
  • On Fairy Tales by Tolkien
  • Read More Books
  • Pray for Logan and his wife’s adoption

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