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8 August, 2013

On Accuracy and Final Fantasy Tactics (Part 2)

On Accuracy and Final Fantasy Tactics (Part 2)
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Part One Here. Just to avoid confusion! As I said, the characters of the world believe in A god, but a false one. The Church of Glabados, as it is called, believe in the teachings of St. Ajora, a sort of Christ figure. He comes on the scene, looks like Christ performing miracles by predicting
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6 August, 2013

On Accuracy and Final Fantasy Tactics (Part 1)

On Accuracy and Final Fantasy Tactics (Part 1)
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14 Remind them of these things, and solemnly charge them in the presence of God not to wrangle about words, which is useless and leads to the ruin of the hearers. 15 Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2 These kinds of articles drive me bananas. You could
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11 July, 2013

Video Game Guide Collection Part 2: Early Prima Games and Bradygames Guides

Video Game Guide Collection Part 2: Early Prima Games and Bradygames Guides
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Hey, I’m nothing if not comprehensive! No weird addresses or things to that effect blurred out. Just some guy talking about video games for about ten minutes. The next videos, somehow, are even LONGER than this, so get used to my lovely voice. This time, I talk about Squaresoft’s lovely white bound guides during the PS1
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29 June, 2013

Podcast #13 – You Playing the Game, or the Game Plays You?

Podcast #13 – You Playing the Game, or the Game Plays You?
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Could you guess what line of what film the title of this podcast is derivative of? Please tell me if you do, and if you’re the first one you get a free Steam key for…something. So let’s make this into a contest; I’ve got a bunch of extras, and nothing to do with them. Moving
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6 September, 2012

The List: Final Fantasy Tactics (Part 2)

The List: Final Fantasy Tactics (Part 2)
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Final Fantasy Tactics is what we’d call, nowadays, a “Strategy Role-Playing Game” in the Japanese vein. Basically, you use various units (here, depicted as people) with various abilities to achieve certain objectives on a battlefield. Tactics takes a turn-based approach similar to Matsuno’s Tactics Ogre, except mightily improved from that game’s clunkiness (I’m talking about
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27 August, 2012

Monday Update – Week of August 27th, 2012

Monday Update – Week of August 27th, 2012
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Until next Sunday or so, I’ll be out of town. That doesn’t mean I have nothing for you guys; I’ve got everything covered, one entry a day per usual. Welcome to Monday Update! Yay! Obscure games! Panzer Dragoon Orta – Well, here’s a game from a decade ago. Created by Sega originally, this sequel (and,
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1 August, 2012

Final Fantasy Tactics 1.3: Proverbs for Gaming and Life

Final Fantasy Tactics 1.3: Proverbs for Gaming and Life
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I’d call myself a pretty big fan of Final Fantasy Tactics. Made by Square during its PS1 golden days, it was really the work of Yasumi Matsuno, creator and director of the Ogre series (Ogre Battle and Tactics Ogre). Taking more from the latter game than the former, it uses a turn-based grid system with
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10 July, 2012

The Fall of Seiken Densetsu – Part 2

The Fall of Seiken Densetsu – Part 2
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Part 1 located here. Keying off of the first entry in this series, I’ve thought a great deal about criticism and how Christians should work in this vein. Is there a time for critical thought and thinking? Absolutely. But, and please correct me or say otherwise if you disagree, Christians must have a unique perspective
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