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All Aboard the Afterlife Express

One of the more interesting episodes in Final Fantasy VI, and incidentally an appropriate one for this time of year, is the Phantom Train. Sabin and Cyan (and maybe Shadow, if you recruited him and he hasn’t left yet) board … Continue reading

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Fight It Out!

My post last week about wandering monsters in video role-playing games got me thinking about some of the strange aspects of battle mode in general. When you run into monsters, the screen tends to fade out and send you into … Continue reading

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Monk Time

Most of the standard classes in the Final Fantasy series are pretty easy to figure out, with a few exceptions. For instance, why does a red mage use both black and white magic? I don’t know, but their abilities are … Continue reading

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