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Blessed Ones Design: Horizontal Progression

“I fear not the man who has practiced ten thousand kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick ten thousand times.” – Bruce Lee, supposedly… 2,844 more words

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Slimes in your glass are a good thing as long as they’re awesome Dragon Quest ice cubes

There are some things that are nice to have in your drink, such as those little paper umbrellas, or a shot of bourbon. On the other end of the spectrum, there are things no one’s happy about having slipped into their beverage, like a mickey, whether it be the mouse or the incapacitating drug. 216 more words


Blessed Ones Design: Resource Management

Japanese RPGs used to have very little focus on cutscenes, characters, or dialog and instead were all about diving into dungeons and fighting monsters that would kick your teeth in every few steps. 772 more words

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Some Dragon Quest 3DS Stuff I Bought

My big shopping goal for this trip to Japan was to acquire a Japanese 3DS system. From Sega 3D Classics to Gaist Crusher to the Virtual Console, I had dozens of reasons for wanting one. 259 more words


This is how Dragon Quest X works on 3DS

With the recent announcement that Dragon Quest X will be ‘streamed’ onto the 3DS via the cloud, more details have emerged on the situation and the behind the scene works that made it possible for it to make it into the 3DS. 123 more words

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Film Festival Week: Dragon Quest Retsuden: Roto no Monshou

Let’s talk about Dragon Quest. For a time, this was the big series of JRPGs competing with Final Fantasy in North America and Japan. It was also possible to get it in Europe, although we had to settle for the North American version since we didn’t have an official release until Dragon Quest VIII and the DS remakes. 627 more words


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Your Team is on Practice


At bowling leagues and tournaments, about ten minutes before the competition begins, the lanes open up for practice, where nothing counts.  

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