Traditionalism, heavy strokes and a new coat of paint.
If you like JRPGs or are a fan of mind-bending stories and Japanese culture, give this a shot, just be prepared to lose a significant chunk of your life to this video game epic.
If you’re hard-pressed for RPGs on the Switch, or maybe want a shorter RPG to cleanse the ol’ palate, then give it a look.
The story alone shows why the series is so highly regarded in its native China, but here’s hoping the game people paid for gets fixed and new entries are given more attention by the Taipei-based development team at Softstar Entertainment Inc prior to release.
Greetings, fellow travelers! The Weekend Wizard Inn is open for business, so grab a seat and discuss what’s in your gaming quest log for the next few days. Maybe even do so over a piping bowl of ogre blood stew, a roasted giant’s toe, or a cool mug of our freshest snail ale! There’s a great spot over near the fire with some of your fellow mages, and it appears a purple-robed fella with a… creepy mask of sorts… is waving you over!
“War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all; but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend…”
-Faramir, The Two Towers
Running an item shop is harder than most games would have you believe, especially when you’re a young girl with no business experience. In this review, The Sometimes Vaguely Philosophical Mage takes a look at what we can learn from this sweet animesque business sim about friendship, adventure, and hardcore capitalism.