A YouTube show named Arcade Arms—not to be confused with the similar show Man at Arms—forges real-life replicas of weapons from videogames. In their latest episode, they forge the Gae Bolg, a legendary Dragoon weapon from Final Fantasy XIV.
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.