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  1. My Top 100's Lost but Not Forgotten: Arc the Lad II

    by , 03-27-2018 at 11:53 PM (Wolf Kanno's Crazy Ramblings and Incoherent Statements)
    You know the drill by now...

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    One of my all time favorite publishers in the 90s for video games was Working Designs. It was a company that actually tried to get a lot of cool JRPGs released in the West long before the actual JRPG boom in the last years of the decade. I've already spoken about their most high profile title they ever worked on, Lunar: The Silver Star Story, ...
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  2. My Top 100's Lost but Not Forgotten: Final Fantasy III

    by , 03-07-2018 at 09:10 PM (Wolf Kanno's Crazy Ramblings and Incoherent Statements)
    Blah blah blah Top 100 blah blah blah too many good games to list. Blah blah blah, games that weren't good enough for my list but still excellent nonetheless.

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    Of the Classic series within Final Fantasy, FFIII was the last one for me to play, partly cause I didn't emulate very often and partly because I had hoped SE would come to their senses and re-release this title. ...
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  3. My Top 100's Lost but Not Forgotten: I am Setsuna

    by , 02-23-2018 at 07:38 AM (Wolf Kanno's Crazy Ramblings and Incoherent Statements)
    So I did my Top 100 last year, and this year, I'm focusing on a few entries that didn't make the cut for one reason or another. I'll start off by saying that most of the games mentioned in this blog series are all worth playing.
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    I am Setsuna is the freshmen effort from Tokyo RPG Factory. A subsidiary company of Square-Enix tasked with the insurmountable task of trying ...

    Updated 05-02-2019 at 11:33 AM by Wolf Kanno

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  4. My Top 100's Lost but not Forgotten: Demon's Souls

    by , 01-22-2018 at 04:23 AM (Wolf Kanno's Crazy Ramblings and Incoherent Statements)
    So as many people know, last year I did my Top 100 Games list, but as usual, there were a lot of games I loved that just didn't make the mark for one reason or another.
    So to start this off, let's talk about the Granddaddy of the SoulsBorne franchise: Demon's Souls.
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    The PS3 was never a console that grabbed me. I couldn't exactly tell you why either. There was ...

    Updated 05-02-2019 at 11:34 AM by Wolf Kanno

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  5. So I'm writing a Final Fantasy IX fancomic...

    Ok, I'm really anxious about announcing/plugging this here, but here goes... I'm currently writing a webcomic set in the world of FFIX. It's not a sequel and not (quite) a prequel, but rather a side story (hence the 'Gaiden' in the title) that doesn't even follow any of the protagonists or antagonists. This is about a barely consequential NPC known as Alleyway Jack/Four-Armed Man/"Gilgamesh" and his little brother, Enkido.
    I've been updating every Monday since I started, and I'm ...
  6. happy

    Im just feeling pretty happy, dunno why i made this but i did. cool. hope anyone who reads this is happy too
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  7. Interesting Routes: Aqua

    by , 11-30-2017 at 10:21 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    There's something truly magical about Himawari that I didn't really realize back when I first read it but have come to appreciate about it more and more.


    Himawari has an enforced reading order, something you don't see a lot in galge without a strong plot focus. However, like other visual novels such as Fate/Stay Night can use it to drive the plot and themes forward in parallel tales, so too does Himawari use it to give us ample ...
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  8. Umineko no Naku Koro ni Chiru is now on Steam

    by , 11-18-2017 at 02:57 AM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Well, at last, it happened. It's been a long time coming, Umineko Chiru is finally available for purchase on Steam, and alternatively MangaGamer's own website.


    Umineko Chiru - Steam Store Page

    This is the second half of Umineko of course, so if you haven't read the first half yet, you can get it here.

    I've stated how much Umineko means to me many a time before, ...
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  9. Mononoke Hime

    by , 11-08-2017 at 02:25 AM (Wolf Kanno's Crazy Ramblings and Incoherent Statements)
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    A few days ago, I went to a midnight showing of Princess Mononoke at the Esquire Theater downtown. The very same theater I went to watch it the first time back in 1999 during it's initial release in the States. At that time, I was an avid anime fan who would consume whatever I could find as the medium was only in the beginning phases of it's explosive popularity in the 2000s, so the prospect of being able to watch an anime flick in an actual movie ...
  10. Little Busters! English Edition is now available!

    by , 11-01-2017 at 05:36 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    As of today, Little Busters! English Edition is available for purchase on Steam!

    Store Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/63...glish_Edition/



    The game is 20% off during its launch week, putting it at a respectable price of around half that of CLANNAD's, even though the two are quite similar in terms of sheer content value (though Little Busters contains ...
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