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The Fall of Final Fantasy

The Fall of Final Fantasy

Tweet Many years ago a game called Final Fantasy 7 turned the gaming world on it’s head. Years later and numerous sequels later Final Fantasy still brings to mind some of the best in JRPGs. Unfortunately in this gamers opinion Final Fantasy no longer merits the lavish praise it used to recieve.

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Mass Effect, Final Fantasy, and the Trouble of Gaming Dialect

Mass Effect, Final Fantasy, and the Trouble of Gaming Dialect

Tweet A few months back, I was struck by a quote from Bioware’s Writing Director Daniel Erickson. Erickson, when asked about the mingling between story and gameplay in the upcoming KotOR MMO, made the claim that RPGs from Japan were not actually RPGs.

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What In The “Final Fantasy” Happened?!

What In The “Final Fantasy” Happened?!

Tweet After 40 hours of paradigm shifting and constant saving, I have finally completed Final Fantasy XIII.  It had its ups and downs (more downs than ups) but in the end it was exactly what I asked for, a Final Fantasy game.  But what I asked for and what I hoped for are two different […]

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RPG’s for Dummies!

RPG’s for Dummies!

Tweet Most of us the last 10-15 years have run in to a little video game series called Final Fantasy. This series was the quintessential JRPG. When you buy a JRPG you expect a few things. Namely you expect towns, random battles, leveling etc. These are the building blocks of the JRPG.