Breath of Fire with Chelsea Connor

1 month ago

Wildlife biologist, artist, and co-host of the PokeScience Podcast, Chelsea Connor, stops by to talk about why Capcom's first RPG, Breath of Fire, means so much to her. 

We also talk about the challenges of accessing video games on the island country of Dominica, the science and biology behind dragons and Pokémon, the challenges of localization, lizards, magical girls, and more!

Other games discussed in this episode: Pokémon, Professor Layton, Klonoa, Tekken, Street Fighter, Dino Crisis, Super Mario RPG, Secret of Mana, Kirby, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Metroid Fusion, Chrono Trigger, and more!

Select and Start is a video game podcast where the host, Keifer Lirette, talks with his guests about their most meaningful and memorable video game experiences. It is part of the Moonshot podcast network.

Introducing Chelsea - 0:00 Introducing Breath of Fire - 38:55 No Country for Old Games - 53:30 Breath of Fire Discussion - 1:10:10 Dragon Biology Lesson - 1:21:06 Breath of Fire Continued - 1:27:28 Recommendations and Outro - 2:01:04

Sources for this episode: Johnston, Chris. Transcript of Ted Woolsey Interview, 15 Feb. 2007,

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