Why Chrono Trigger is Timeless | Episode 189

It’s About Time

The time has finally come for us to discuss one of the greatest JRPGs of all time: Chrono Trigger. Time also saw fit for us to bring Matt Millsap back onto the podcast to help us discuss this timeless classic. Okay, puns aside, we had a great time discussing this classic from the SNES era.

Housekeeping (2:42)

What Have We Been Playing (3:36)

Matt revisits Hyrule in Age of Calamity and grinds for loot in Destiny 2. Adam returns to one of the greatest JRPGs on the Nintendo Switch: Xenoblade Chronicles. Logan continues killing monsters and turning them into hats and boots in Monster Hunter Rise.

What Have We Been Reading (19:10)

Matt discusses Paul David Tripp’s “Age of Opportunity”. Adam digs into Replanted on the topic of adoption. Logan gets wise in Proverbs.

Topic (31:26)

If you were to ask someone what are the best JRPGs, Chrono Trigger is bound to come up. Published by Square in 1995 for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Chrono Trigger landed in the gaming world to critical acclaim, securing itself as a pinnacle of gaming. But what is it about Chrono Trigger that makes it one of the greatest games of all time? That’s what we’ll discuss in this episode.

Patron Thank You’s! (1:24:15)

HUGE thank you to our April Patrons who helped us keep cranking out content for the show! Those lovely Patrons are: 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, Kokorodaki, Mark Fromme, Matt Edwards, Matthew “White Chocolate” McDougal, Matt Millsap, Melvin Benson V, Micah Hendrick, Michael Toller, MrButts, Nate McKeever, Pastor Shea, Peter Piper, Retro Rewind Podcast, Ryan1701e, Sam White, Samuel Colunga, Third Strongest Mole, Travis, WeathermanKeef, Wesley Rea, Xaviel Medina

Recos! (1:25:58)

  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
  • Think Biblically Podcast
  • Fast 9 Trailer

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