Episode

  • 24 | More Than a Memory

    In this episode, the Good-Good 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!

  • 23 | Cid Highwind and the Order of the Phoenix

    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!

  • 22 | No Cloud, All Strife

    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!

  • 21 | Jenova’s Impact

    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!

  • 20 | Cloud Strife’s Pro Snowboarder 2

    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!

  • 19 | The Last Cetra

    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!

  • 18 | Sephiroth’s Black Materia Buzz Kill

    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!

  • 17 | Trying Times at the Temple of the Ancients

    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!

  • 16 | Date Night & Betrayal at the Gold Saucer

    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!

  • 15 | Cloud Strife and the Mansion of Secrets

    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!