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Library Files: "Nice to meet you, Jack!" (Happy Good Friday)

Happy Friday, everyone and (if it means anything to you) Happy GOOD Friday. As you may or may not know, like Christmas, Easter is an especially busy time for me as I am always preparing to sing for the entirety of Holy Weekend. 697 more words

Bookish Life

YS: I am a child of the world

Once I thought I have some sort of identity crisis. After graduating from high school I went on an exchange to Switzerland. It was a year of ups and downs, a year of self-discovery. 426 more words


"More People Need to Play Ys", and Other Things I Read In A Fortune Cookie Once

Earlier this week, LimitedRunGames made several announcements regarding their upcoming releases. In case you’re unaware, LimitedRunGames is a small operation that makes a single print run of indie games, or otherwise digital-only games, that are available for a very short period of time, never to be reprinted again. 1,064 more words


Things I Wish I Knew: Ys - The Vanished Omens (SMS)

Ys: The Vanished Omens was a game developed by Falcom in 1987 and saw a release on the Sega Master System in 1988.  You play as Aron, a swordsman who has washed ashore in an unknown land following a hurricane.  1,541 more words

Gone But Best Forgotten #1: 3D Pre-Rendered Graphics

I intended to write this sooner, but alas: other projects took up my time – including another article on this site. I’ve since caught up with my workload, so I’ve finally decided to bite the bullet and start this series for real. 1,195 more words

Video Games

Microfiction #writephoto: Ys

This short piece, for Sue Vincent’s Thursday Photo Prompt, is based on one of my (not yet published) novels.

Una stood with her back to the house, the low, familiar house that was just a cluster of deeper shadows in the night. 327 more words

Review: Ys Origin

Some eleven years after its original Japanese release, Ys Origin has been brought to PlayStation 4 by publisher DotEmu (via a PC localisation by XSEED back in 2006). 50 more words