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My Thoughts on Earthbound

Earthbound. A game that for many is a fond, but distant memory. A game that did so much and (used to) receive so little recognition. A game that upon a distant glance doesn’t look like its anything special, but provides a fun, deep, and rewarding experience. Earthbound is one of the best SNES RPGs in existence, providing a quirky, surreal experience to all who would frequent it.
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The Fantastic World of Japanese Games – Episode 5

Sometimes the mere mentioning that a game had RPG elements was enough to shelf the idea to bring it over. You’re going to see me pulling this excuse a lot because for every Mega Man, Castlevania, TMNT, Mario, Zelda, and whatever title that came out, you’d have a dozen or so RPGs that didn’t quite make it. While this happened less with the SNES, it certainly happened a LOT with the NES. For example…
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These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things – Episode 7

Once again, there are some spoilers here. And yes, the pics have videos embedded, so if you spot something you’d rather not, don’t click! Today I’m mostly going to write about death, destruction, and the apocalypse. However, not all is doom and gloom. This will be one that I’m certain you’ll watch again and again. Have fun!
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RPG of the Year – 1995

This was another easy year. And yes, I’ll likely be annoying PC gamers, but before I do, consider this: all 5 of the titles selected were either PHENOMENAL or the best of their respective series. There is literally no reason they should be on the top 5 list and the only one I really feel bad about not including is Breath of Fire 2. There are 20 games in total, so let’s get started!
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