Geek to Geek Presents

Austin’s Quest!

Or, The Year I Went Crazy and Decided to Play Every Single Dragon Quest Game

A 47-part documentary by Ken Burns*
*None of that last part is true
DQFM – 18 – Final Fantasy vs Dragon Quest

DQFM – 18 – Final Fantasy vs Dragon Quest

This week, we’ve got a special episode for our Patreon patron, Ty. We have a thoughtful and friendly discussion about Final Fantasy versus Dragon Quest. We thought it’d be cool to compare numbered Final Fantasy games to its DQ counterparts. We’re both Final Fantasy...

Dragon Quest IX: The Gortress, the Gittish Empire, and Beyond

Dragon Quest IX: The Gortress, the Gittish Empire, and Beyond

This is the final week for me to talk about Dragon Quest IX, which is a game I've thoroughly enjoyed. You can check out my first post on the game here, and my second post here. This week, I wanted to discuss a lot of the endgame story, areas, and characters. For me,...

Dragon Quest VIII: Side Quests, Mini-Games, and More!

Dragon Quest VIII: Side Quests, Mini-Games, and More!

Last week, I talked a lot about the characters in Dragon Quest VIII. This week, I want to focus more on the gameplay mechanics that make this entry unique from the others in the series. DQ VIII has a lot to offer in terms of side quests and mini-games. There's the new...

DQFM 11 – Dragon Quest 2 (Listener’s Choice)

DQFM 11 – Dragon Quest 2 (Listener’s Choice)

This week, we’re talking about Dragon Quest 2! We had a listener poll, and this is the topic you chose. A HUGE thanks to everyone who voted. We’re going to be discussing the game in-depth (plus the game is, like, 30 years old), so there will be some SPOILERS ahead.

Dragon Quest VIII: Heroes and Villains

Dragon Quest VIII: Heroes and Villains

This week, we've finally reached Dragon Quest VIII! It's the next-to-last main entry game I have left to play. I'll admit, I've taken it much slower with this game for a number of reasons. (1) I'm almost to the end of playing all the mainline DQ games this year, and...

Early Impressions of Dragon Quest Builders 2

Early Impressions of Dragon Quest Builders 2

Just a quick note: we did a first impressions episode of DQ Builders 2 Dragon Quest FM (my DQ podcast, for those who don't know), and it works as a sort of companion piece to this post. This week, I want to talk about my SPOILER FREE! early impressions of Dragon Quest...

2019 Half-Year Highlights

2019 Half-Year Highlights

This week, I'm at a bit of a crossroads. I've finished up the Zenithia Trilogy--possibly my favorite video game trilogy of all time--and although I still have to finish Dragon Quest VIII and play IX, I'm almost at the end of my quest. I said I was going to beat every...

The Shield of Valora: A Defense of Dragon Quest VI

The Shield of Valora: A Defense of Dragon Quest VI

I’ve heard a lot of complaints about Dragon Quest VI. Before I even played the game, I had a lot of people warning me that I might not like it. So when I started it up–fresh off the postgame of DQV, I was cautiously optimistic.

DQFM 07 – Dragon Quest Heroes 1 & 2

DQFM 07 – Dragon Quest Heroes 1 & 2

In this week’s episode of DQFM, we discuss Dragon Quest Heroes 1 & 2, originally released on the PS4. We discuss the difference in play styles, NPCs, and even towns from the mainline series.

I Need a Job!: Early Parts of Dragon Quest VI

I Need a Job!: Early Parts of Dragon Quest VI

This week, we've finally reached my play-through of Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation! Or, if you're like me and you picked up the UK version of the game because it's a whole lot cheaper: Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reverie! Why the name change? I have no clue. I...

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