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Final Fantasy III Retrospective: Hope You Like Losing Progress

(Source: kotaku.com)

Illustration by Angelica Alzona

If you were to ask a Final Fantasy fan to describe the iconic Square series, they might rattle off a series of terms: crystals, classes, chocobos. 1.215 kata lagi


Final Fantasy XIV's Exciting New Dungeon Is Not Very Exciting Yet

(Source: kotaku.com)

When Final Fantasy XIV director Naoki Yoshida revealed the MMORPG’s upcoming Palace of the Dead dungeon last April, I had what I now realize was an embarrassingly romantic notion of what it would be: dungeon-crawling with friendly strangers, sneaking by traps and strategically navigating its roguelike-inspired, randomized maps to best an onslaught of challenging monsters. 1.152 kata lagi


postcard #5. Toys

The Prison-Toy-Industry
April 2014

Roland Barthes offered the following critique of the toy industry back in the late 1950s:

‘Invented forms are very rare: a few sets of blocks, which appeal to the spirit of do-it-yourself, are the only ones which offer dynamic forms. 673 kata lagi


Dungeon it Yourself: Improvising

Recently I’ve found myself improvising a lot. My roommates and I started playing Out of the Abyss and quite a fair amount of the module consists of random encounters as well as NPCs that are left up to the DM to define. 1.140 kata lagi

Dungeon Solvers

Agni Descended!

This dungeon is relatively simple, considering that you don’t get the Dark Agni invade in floor 2. Bring a team that has a good amount of HP and RCV, because there are plenty of preemptives and hard hitting monsters in here.


Driving from Toulouse to Nantes? Stop in Pons!

We were en route from the South-West of France to a faux-wedding in Nantes…

I say “faux” because our friends have actually been married for almost 15 years, but had gotten married  comme des voleurs, in jeans and with just the requisite 2 witnesses, without parents or friends. 415 kata lagi

Eating Out

Exquisite Corpse 3 - CITY Revealed

The latest Exquisite Corpse mapping project is complete.  Exquisite Corpse 3 is a collaborative fantasy city map with works by a dozen map-making artists included. 199 kata lagi