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  • 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!

  • 14 | N-N-Nanaki!?!

    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!

  • 13 | Dyne to Meet You

    In this episode we catch up to Barret to hear a bit about his past interactions with Shinra and what happened to Coral village. Wander through the desert before meeting the mystery man with the gun on his arm. Learn a bit more about bartender extraordinaire Marlene. Become the hottest up and coming chocobo racer, earning our freedom and a hot new ride.

  • 12 | Dio’s Funhouse

    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!

  • 11 | Jenova’s Yacht Club

    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.

  • 10 | Getting Choco-Silly with Choco-Billy

    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.

  • 9 | Those Chosen by the Planet

    In this episode we find a guide, fall off the first bridge we can, find the mako reactor, watch Sephiroth fall apart, stand by as Nibelheim burns, follow Sephiroth up Mt. Nibel, and learn he’s the rightful heir to the planet before Cloud wraps up his memory. Thanks for listening to First Encounter!

  • 8 | Homecoming

    In this episode we get to run around the world map for the first time before reaching Kalm. Cloud begins telling us what the deal is between him and Sephiroth. Travel with Sephiroth to Nibelheim and introduce him to our friends. Find Tifa's house and play her piano, rummage through her personals, and stuff some underwear in our back pocket.

  • 7 | A Bloody Breakout

    In this episode we escape jail, follow a bloody path, learn that Jenova has escaped, find Sephiroth’s sword in President Shinra’s back, meet Rufus and beat him up, escape the Shinra building, punch a tank and leave Midgar.