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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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Music Hath Charms to Soothe the Savage Dragon

Since I’ve had magical flutes and whistles on my mind recently, I thought of how there were several in the Dragon Quest series. The very first game has the Fairy Flute, called the Pixie Flute in the Game Boy version, … Continue reading

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Quester’s References

Anyone who’s played the Dragon Quest games (or just about any fantasy role-playing games, really) knows that there are a lot of references in them to classical mythology and the like. While playing through Dragon Quest VI, I came across … Continue reading

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March of the Archfiends

I’ve been meaning for some time to write a post on the main villains in the Dragon Quest series, but I had hoped I might finish at least one more game before going ahead with it. I haven’t done that … Continue reading

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