Review: Redefining the META at VRMMO Academy, Vol. 1

I once beat an old-school, combat-heavy, indie RPG called Geneforge 3 as a technical pacifist, never once performing an attack. There were combat-focused zones I couldn’t clear of course, but in terms of finishing the main storyline, there were always alternatives to fighting. I’ve also played through a couple of Pokemon games with type-themed teams.… Read More Review: Redefining the META at VRMMO Academy, Vol. 1

The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye DVD Set Review

Originally airing its two seasons in 2006, The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye is post-apocalyptic, slice-of-life, western, adventure story with the occasional giant robot battle. In a distant future, after a high-tech war devastates the environment and kill off most of humanity, self-proclaimed jack-of-all-trades Honoka roves the desert in a tank doing odd… Read More The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye DVD Set Review

First Impression: Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World

Like the world of Avatar: the Last Airbender, the newest anime adapation of a light novel, Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World, features hundred-year war. The belligerents are the magic-intolerant Empire (no further name is given) and the pro-magic Sovereignty. In the prologue, imperial warrior prodigy Iska receives the title Saint… Read More First Impression: Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World

First Impression: King’s RAID: Successors of the Will

There’s a medieval fantasy kingdom. The king is unwell. There was a big war with demons a century ago. The kingdom discriminates against the dark elves. Dark elf mercenaries and their leader Riheet hope to exact revenge on their oppressors. There’s an obviously corrupt noble working with the dark elves, but it’s unclear to what… Read More First Impression: King’s RAID: Successors of the Will