Tag Archives: corvus

Holy Ghost in the Machine

It’s a well-known fact that, back in the earlier days of Nintendo, they censored a lot of religious references in the English translations of games. It’s stated here that their policy was to exclude “symbols that are related to any … Continue reading

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The Crow and the Cup

Since I mentioned the constellation Corvus in a recent post, I might as well say a little more about the mythology surrounding this constellation. If you recall, Corvus is also the main villain of Dragon Quest IX, as the Celestrians … Continue reading

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Habeas Corvus

I think it might be about time to post on update on my post about Dragon Quest villains that incorporates Dragon Quest IX. As I indicated in a post last week, I still haven’t beaten the main boss, but I … Continue reading

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God Hates Fyggs

I was rather hoping to have completed Dragon Quest IX before writing this post, but Corvus has been kicking my ass, and I don’t know what’s beyond him. I can still talk about the main part of the story, however, … Continue reading

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