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Follow Haney's first journey through Final Fantasy VII as he falls in love with one of the greatest games ever made. Each bi-weekly discussion is woven with recorded gameplay, creating immersive episodes in which you feel the moment's emotional impact. If you miss the magic of playing through Final Fantasy VII, this series was made for you.

Follow Haney's first journey through Final Fantasy VII as he falls in love with one of the greatest games ever made. Each bi-weekly discussion is woven with recorded gameplay, creating immersive episodes in which you feel the moment's emotional impact. If you miss the magic of playing through Final Fantasy VII, this series was made for you.

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United States

Description:

Follow Haney's first journey through Final Fantasy VII as he falls in love with one of the greatest games ever made. Each bi-weekly discussion is woven with recorded gameplay, creating immersive episodes in which you feel the moment's emotional impact. If you miss the magic of playing through Final Fantasy VII, this series was made for you.

Language:

English


Episodes

Sidequest: Wu-Tai Clan Ain't Nuthing Ta F' Wit

4/28/2021
In this episode we track down that mischievous Ninja, vacation with the Turks in Wu-Tai, settle an old score, and lean into some heavy Vincent good-good. Thanks for listening to First Encounter! Want the journey to continue? Check out the following: TWITTER: twitter.com/1stencounterpod | WEBSITE: firstencounterpodcast.com | SPILLED POTION: spilledpotion.com | MUSIC: aldenzac.com | First Encounter contains adult themes such as violence, sexual content, and adult language. Listener discretion...

Duration:00:52:42

Ep. 25 So Long Shinra No. 26

4/14/2021
In this episode we employ new navigation tactics, have a real submarine of a time, and shoot for the moon. Well...the Meteor anyway. Thanks for listening to First Encounter! Want the journey to continue? Check out the following: TWITTER: twitter.com/1stencounterpod | WEBSITE: firstencounterpodcast.com | SPILLED POTION: spilledpotion.com | MUSIC: aldenzac.com | First Encounter contains adult themes such as violence, sexual content, and adult language. Listener discretion is...

Duration:00:58:55

Ep. 24 More Than a Memory

3/31/2021
The GoodGood keeps on giving as we learn the full details of Cloud's past, just who the black haired SOLDIER was, and exactly where Jenova's head went. Thanks for listening to First Encounter! Want the journey to continue? Check out the following: TWITTER: twitter.com/1stencounterpod | WEBSITE: firstencounterpodcast.com | SPILLED POTION: spilledpotion.com | MUSIC: aldenzac.com |First Encounter contains adult themes such as violence, sexual content, and adult language. Listener discretion is...

Duration:00:52:12

Ep. 23 Cid Highwind and the Order of the Phoenix

3/17/2021
In this episode we take Captain Cid for a spin, revisit Corel, take a look at Fort Condor and find us some Huge Materia. Thanks for listening to First Encounter! Want the journey to continue? Check out the following: TWITTER: twitter.com/1stencounterpod | WEBSITE: firstencounterpodcast.com | SPILLED POTION: spilledpotion.com | MUSIC: aldenzac.com |First Encounter contains adult themes such as violence, sexual content, and adult language. Listener discretion is advised.

Duration:00:39:07

Ep. 22 No Cloud, All Strife

3/1/2021
In this episode we escape from Junon, find yet another mode of transportation, promote Cid, and find Cloud...kind of. Thanks for listening to First Encounter! Want the journey to continue? Check out the following: TWITTER: twitter.com/1stencounterpod | WEBSITE: firstencounterpodcast.com | SPILLED POTION: spilledpotion.com | MUSIC: aldenzac.com |First Encounter contains adult themes such as violence, sexual content, and adult language. Listener discretion is advised.

Duration:00:51:57

Ep. 21 Jenova's Impact

2/15/2021
In this episode we put on our climbing spikes, fight some dragons, jump into the wind, meet the real Sephiroth, and confirm that Cloud is definitely not okay. Thanks for listening to First Encounter! Want the journey to continue? Check out the following: TWITTER: twitter.com/1stencounterpod | WEBSITE: firstencounterpodcast.com | SPILLED POTION: spilledpotion.com | MUSIC: aldenzac.com |First Encounter contains adult themes such as violence, sexual content, and adult language. Listener...

Duration:00:59:36

Ep. 20 Cloud Strife's Pro Snowboarder 2

2/1/2021
In this episode we reach the Icicle Inn, get some good-good Cetra history, rip up the hills with our snowboard, and brave a snowstorm to reach Gaia's Cliff. Thanks for listening to First Encounter! Want the journey to continue? Check out the following: TWITTER: twitter.com/1stencounterpod | WEBSITE: firstencounterpodcast.com | SPILLED POTION: spilledpotion.com | MUSIC: aldenzac.com |First Encounter contains adult themes such as violence, sexual content, and adult language. Listener...

Duration:00:48:55

Tales from the Cartridge presents Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee

1/18/2021
Today's bonus episode is brought to you by the wonderful folks at Tales from the Cartridge, a podcast about video games and the stories they tell us! When we reached out asking to release one of their episodes, Eric and Ryan asked "What game do you want us to cover?". I suggested Oddworld, a series that always piqued my interest and I'm glad I did, because this episode delivers. When you finish here, dive into more great episodes by Tales from the Cartridge wherever you listen to podcasts...

Duration:00:39:08

First Encounter News Flash

1/11/2021
Hey friends! Join us for a quick 5 minute update on First Encounter's 2021 plans!

Duration:00:04:31

Ep. 19 The Last Cetra

12/22/2020
In this episode we get to the rousing close of part one of Final Fantasy VII, follow Aerith as quickly as we can through the sleeping forest, explore the City of the Ancients, and finally catch up with Aerith only to be interrupted by Sephiroth and Jenova. Thanks for listening to First Encounter! Want the journey to continue? Check out the following: TWITTER: twitter.com/1stencounterpod | WEBSITE: firstencounterpodcast.com | SPILLED POTION: spilledpotion.com | MUSIC: abstractionmusic.com

Duration:00:43:49

Sidequest: The Ninja and the Jogger

12/21/2020
In this sidequest we take a few minutes respite from the hustle and bustle of chasing Sephiroth to revisit a couple old favorite spots on the world map, and attempt to recruit our old friends, the ninja and the jogger. Thanks for listening to First Encounter! Want the journey to continue? Check out the following: TWITTER: twitter.com/1stencounterpod WEBSITE: firstencounterpodcast.com SPILLED POTION: spilledpotion.com MUSIC:...

Duration:00:21:38

Ep. 18 Sephiroth's Black Materia Buzz Kill

12/8/2020
In this episode we get a full-on James Bond villain break down of Sephiroth's plan from the man himself, learn what Black Materia is, watch Cait Sith's redemption, lose the Black Materia, possibly lose Cloud, definitely lose Aerith. Thanks for listening to First Encounter! Want the journey to continue? Check out the following: TWITTER: twitter.com/1stencounterpod | WEBSITE: firstencounterpodcast.com | SPILLED POTION: spilledpotion.com | MUSIC: abstractionmusic.com

Duration:00:45:40

Ep. 17 Trying Times at the Temple of the Ancients

11/23/2020
In this episode we find an old friend hanging out at the entrance to the Temple of the Ancients, live the life of MC Escher, chase down a Cetra spirit, Indiana Jones our way down a rocky road, meet the Time Guardian and spin his hands before chasing the key guardian. Thanks for listening to First Encounter! Want the journey to continue? Check out the following: TWITTER: twitter.com/1stencounterpod | WEBSITE: firstencounterpodcast.com | SPILLED POTION: spilledpotion.com | MUSIC:...

Duration:00:34:12

Ep. 16 Date Night & Betrayal at the Gold Saucer

11/11/2020
In this episode we boat around revisiting some of the classics, return to the Gold Saucer, borrow the Keystone, get stranded, go on a romantic date, star in a disastrous play, see some fireworks, and have our hearts broken in a serious breach of friendship. Thanks for listening to First Encounter! Want the journey to continue? Check out the following: TWITTER: twitter.com/1stencounterpod | WEBSITE: firstencounterpodcast.com | SPILLED POTION: spilledpotion.com | MUSIC: abstractionmusic.com

Duration:00:34:26

Ep. 15 Cloud Strife and the Mansion of Secrets

10/28/2020
In this episode go back to Nibleheim, explore Shinra Mansion, ratchet up that death count a few times, say hello to Sephiroth, he wants us to go to his family reunion, check out Rocket Town, and meet Cid, find fan-favorite Palmer, procure our new boat - the Tiny Bronco. Thanks for listening to First Encounter! Want the journey to continue? Check out the following: TWITTER: twitter.com/1stencounterpod | WEBSITE: firstencounterpodcast.com | SPILLED POTION: spilledpotion.com | MUSIC:...

Duration:00:46:40

Ep. 14 N-N-Nanaki!?!

10/14/2020
In this episode we learn the twisted love triangle of the Turks, spy on Tseng and Scarlet, wander into Gongaga village, meet the parents of someone named Zack , find Red XIII’s hometown, learn about his family, and get a lesson on the Lifestream. Thanks for listening to First Encounter! Want the journey to continue? Check out the following: TWITTER: twitter.com/1stencounterpod | WEBSITE: firstencounterpodcast.com | SPILLED POTION: spilledpotion.com | MUSIC: abstractionmusic.com

Duration:00:50:11

Ep. 13 Dyne to Meet You

9/28/2020
In this episode we catch up with Barret, hear about his past with Shinra, find out what happened to Coral, wander through the desert, meet the mystery man with the gun arm, learn more about Marlene, become the hottest new Chocobo racer, earn our freedom and a hot new ride. Thanks for listening to First Encounter! Want the journey to continue? Check out the following: TWITTER: twitter.com/1stencounterpod | WEBSITE: firstencounterpodcast.com | SPILLED POTION: spilledpotion.com | MUSIC:...

Duration:00:33:24

Ep. 12 Dio's Funhouse

9/14/2020
In this episode we traverse our way through a mountain pass, find an old Mako reactor, discover Barret’s hometown, visit the Gold Saucer, meet the coolest guy on earth, add a new pal who tells our fortune, stumble into a massacre and thrown in prison. Thanks for listening to First Encounter! Want the journey to continue? Check out the following: TWITTER: twitter.com/1stencounterpod | WEBSITE: firstencounterpodcast.com | SPILLED POTION: spilledpotion.com | MUSIC: abstractionmusic.com

Duration:00:35:40

Ep. 11 Jenova's Yacht Club

9/3/2020
In this episode we wander around Junon Harbor, send off Rufus, sneak onto his boat, meet up with our friends, discover who’s really running this boat, have a weird encounter with Sephiroth, fight his mom, wander around Costa Del Sol, chat with Hojo, and confront Johnny. Thanks for listening to First Encounter! Want the journey to continue? Check out the following: TWITTER: twitter.com/1stencounterpod | WEBSITE: firstencounterpodcast.com | SPILLED POTION: spilledpotion.com | MUSIC:...

Duration:00:37:24

Ep. 10 Getting Choco-Silly with Choco-Billy

8/17/2020
In this episode we find a chocobo farm, meet single chocobos in our area, cross a marsh, meet the Turks and their newest member, learn that Sephiroth is heading for Junon Harbor, rescue a girl and her dolphin, perform a fun new marching minigame, and play pretend. Thanks for listening to First Encounter! Want the journey to continue? Check out the following: TWITTER: twitter.com/1stencounterpod | WEBSITE: firstencounterpodcast.com | SPILLED POTION: spilledpotion.com | MUSIC:...

Duration:00:47:27