Monthly Archives: April 2013

Japanese Games Are Hard – 3×3 Eyes – Juuma Houkan

Here’s my first Let’s Play ever. Honestly, Japanese games are really hard and full of things like symbols, depression, walking, and alleys. Watch and you’ll see.

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Arc the Lad Forever

By 2002, I was used to looking to Working Designs for incredible boxsets of games (usually remakes) that contained incredible stories, great graphics, great music…yeah, the whole nine yards. So when Arc the Lad Collection came out…well, I knew I wanted it, but wasn’t so sure about the price ($70 brand new). Now sure, I’m glad I got them, but sadly Arc the Lad is more or less dead these days.
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Why No RPG Is Impossible


Pretty much. Just accept it.

As I’ve said before, my first RPG was the original Final Fantasy and yes, on the original NES. I recently went back to play it and noticed a few things I didn’t quite remember. For starters, it wasn’t nearly as hard as I remember it, but that could be because I’ve been playing RPGs for a while now…or it could be that I know different party combinations that work well.
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Gun Sage Ideas


No, he won’t be in the game, but that would be cool.

I thought I’d try something new, so instead of having an “official” update as far as progress for Gun Sage, I want to do this instead. I’d rather throw my ideas out there just to see if it ilicits any sort of good, bad, mediocre, whatever response. Right now, I’ve yet to even get another copy of RPG Maker, so that said, it’s been a matter of gathering stuff and very little else from a physical completion angle.
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Why Games Like Xenogears Still Hold Up

This is sort of a review of xenogears, but from two angles: the me from right now and the me from 1998 (I was 16). Now, this might still be a little tricky, but effectively the reason for this article is for a lot of us we have this rose-colored glasses look of games from the yesteryear that we used to love, then when we go back to play it, we either make excuses for it or outright cannot enjoy it anymore.
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