Theology Gaming Monologues – Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

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Why do I like Symphony of the Night more than Super Metroid? What blasphemy! Listen to my miserable pile of secrets as I regale you about it! Download Link iTunes Link

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Review: Dragon’s Crown (*** stars) Part 4

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Part 3 Why is this a problem? Dragon’s Crown really emphasizes skill a lot of the time! Most enemy types require different approaches, prioritizing targets, and then knowing their weaknesses (such as ghouls being weak to torches). As well, you have a limited number of consumables you can carry at…

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Review: Dragon’s Crown (*** stars) Part 3

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Part 2 The primary goal of all this, however, remains the loot. Unfortunately, due to design constraints and art (can you imagine making people draw a billion different variations on armor and swords!?), the loot doesn’t present itself aesthetically except for weapons, but it more than makes up for it…

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Review: Dragon’s Crown (*** stars) Part 2

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Part 1 My initial impressions of the game, which happened over half a year ago, did not impress. The same strange action RPG hybrid that they usually trot out seemed to hold sway, and my relative disappointment at both Odin’s Sphere and Muramasa: The Demon Blade meant that those first…

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Review: Dragon’s Crown (*** stars) Part 1

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Dragon’s Crown is, fortunately or not, one of those games whose quality really rests on one or two factors total. If any of those aspects end up flawed in some sense, they end up making the core loops immensely less enjoyable, and that’s quite a shame. Even with such a…

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