Monthly Archives: April 2013

Ecology of the Mushroom Kingdom – The Yoshi

Throughout history, there have been men and women brave enough to take unpopular stances in the name of scientific progress. Galileo was jailed for his astronomy research. Hypatia was brutally murdered by a mob of fanatics for being a woman … Continue reading

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Earthbound

To the surprise of nearly everyone, Nintendo has decided to rerelease Earthbound on the Wii U Virtual Console for America and Europe. This was a surprise because for the past decade or so it seemed like we would never see … Continue reading

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Jade Cocoon – A Pokemon-Knockoff of the Oppressed?

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Once upon a time God, in the form of a great tree, created a vast forest and gave birth to divine beings to help him populate it with creatures. The divine beings … Continue reading

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Final Fantasy VI Recast Part 2 – How it was made and how to make your own

Now that I’ve finally worked out the bugs of my hack, I wanted to spend a little time talking about how it was made and what shaped its development. That might seem unnecessary, but dammit I spent money on an … Continue reading

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Final Fantasy VI Recast – A Video Games of the Oppressed exclusive romhack

After my first investigation of romhacks, I was interested in diving in and actually trying to make one. Inspired by the recent surge in gender-swap hacks to promote positive female roles in video games, I considered doing something along those … Continue reading

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Benthic Love – An Anglerfish Dating Sim

This weekend was the Pulse Pounding Heart Stopping Dating Sim Jam. I decided to participate, despite having no coding ability whatsoever and having played no romance games that I can think of that didn’t primarily involve farming, robots or farming … Continue reading

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Tactics Ogre

While the first Ogre Battle was a familiar fantasy story with some interesting subversions of player expectations, it was its sequel, Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together, which pushed those themes into the forefront of both story and gameplay, as well as placing … Continue reading

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