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Final Fantasy

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Tuesday, February 24 2004

Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles

It's a little like each person holding a separate piece of a treasure map -- the best way to success is for everyone to let each other know what's going on.


Blogs

Tuesday, February 25 2014

Making Lightning Strike Again: The Recycled Tropes and Weird Fiction of 'Lightning Returns'

Lightning Returns hits a rare sweet spot that recycles enough ideas and pushes them to such an extreme that it finds novelty in nostalgia. Its identity is its lack of identity.


Tuesday, December 10 2013

The Secret to Sequels

The key to a good sequel is trying not to erase or even compete with what has come before. A sequel ought to complement its predecessor, not improve upon it.


Monday, August 26 2013

Alas, Poor 'Final Fantasy', I Knew You Well

More games deserve the kind of “death” that Final Fantasy has apparently had -- one where a dedicated effort is made to keep it available, preserved, and talked about.


Monday, February 27 2012

Women, the Ensemble, and Narrative Authority in the 'Final Fantasy' Series

What makes some of the games in the Final Fantasy series interesting is how much the women share narrative responsibility with other characters.


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