I started my Suikoden journey only two and a half years ago for this very podcast. Before these episodes, I’d only played the first two games (of which Suikoden II has become one of my all-time favourites), and with Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes on the way, this felt like the perfect time to jump into the next game in the series.
But after pouring 65 hours into Suikoden III, I find myself at a crossroads.
Suikoden III is a game where lore and history seep out of every pore of the land. The extra details about the 27 True Runes, about the pain and punishment of wielding one, and about the cycle the world is