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by AkagisWhiteComet
Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:48 am
Forum: Lunar: Silver Star Story (Complete)
Topic: Fastest Game Time
Replies: 14
Views: 292

Re: Fastest Game Time

My very first play through of TSSC was right around 32 hours. I believe having played both TSS and EB on the Sega CD games prior I kind of knew what to expect. My quickest play through last time I pulled the memory cards out was 19 hours but it's be YEARS since I've played through TSSC so I dunno if...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:32 am
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: Frustrated with retro gaming prices....especially regarding the Sega Saturn
Replies: 7
Views: 93

Re: Frustrated with retro gaming prices....especially regarding the Sega Saturn

I still have my second Sega Saturn console I bought. I had to buy a second one as the one I originally bought when the console released in the US killed over in the later 90s. The three big games I kept were Dragon Force, Albert Odyssey, and Magic Knight Rayearth - all Working Designs games and all ...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Thu Jun 15, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: New futon for my nerd cave (retro video game room)
Replies: 5
Views: 229

Re: New futon for my nerd cave (retro video game room)

That's similar to what I added to my game room; not a futon per say but a pull out couch. I have a finished basement that serves as a "den" and that's where I put it. We actually lived in a three bedroom house for a while and found that after we had our child having one room designated as ...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: General Lunar Discussion
Topic: My almost 100% complete Lunar game collection
Replies: 6
Views: 510

Re: My almost 100% complete Lunar game collection

Impressive. I don't even want to fathom what it costs nowadays to get CIB copies of LUNAR, especially the Sega CD versions (I'm staring at my $5 paid for Silver Star CIB back near 20 years ago...). Yeah the PC version of Silver Star Story would be impressive if you could get it CIB. I don't know how...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Fri Jun 02, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: Persona 5
Replies: 1
Views: 206

Re: Persona 5

Since no one has responded I'll give my thoughts... I bought the PS4 special edition the day it came out; all $97 for it. I'm a sucker for pack-ins. It's by far the largest packaged game I believe I've ever purchased. It's nearly double the size of the Catherine special edition and that was a huge p...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: LunarNET News
Topic: The Artbooks - Updated!
Replies: 5
Views: 416

Re: The Artbooks - Updated!

Thanks for updating this. The older official artbook is utterly fascinating to me with Kubooka's sketchings, especially of the Silver Star cast. I like seeing this sort of conceptual artwork and wish there was more that existed for LUNAR.
by AkagisWhiteComet
Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: General Lunar Discussion
Topic: Send in the clowns...
Replies: 8
Views: 793

Re: Send in the clowns...

I believed I knew what Ghaleon was speaking of when he uttered the phrase, but out of most all the pop culture references the LUNAR series makes this one is quite possibly not only the one that will be lost to time but also quite possibly immediately mis-interpreted even at the time of it's inceptio...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Tue Jan 24, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Lunar: Eternal Blue
Topic: First impressions of Eternal Blue
Replies: 18
Views: 1770

Re: First impressions of Eternal Blue

I - possibly foolishly - also owned a Genesis/Sega CD (Model 2)/32X combo. I was the only person that I can recall knowing that actually had the setup. Knew people that had variations of at least two, but not all three. I only owned three games on the 32X - Doom, Star Wars Arcade, and Virtua Racing ...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Mon Feb 23, 2015 3:09 pm
Forum: Lunar: Silver Star Story (Complete)
Topic: Forbidden Forest?
Replies: 11
Views: 1928

Re: Forbidden Forest?

You're not supposed to "fight" the monsters in the Forbidden Forest, per say. When Alex becomes Dragonmaster (more specifically when you obtain the Dragon Armor item) you receive the "Dragon Grief" spell. This spell immediately kills all enemies on-screen. You're supposed to use ...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Wed Nov 12, 2014 5:27 am
Forum: General Lunar Discussion
Topic: Are Lunar 1 and 2 (PS1) actually difficult RPGs?
Replies: 33
Views: 4251

Re: Are Lunar 1 and 2 (PS1) actually difficult RPGs?

I feel that both LUNARs on the PS1 were (relatively) easy for me because I owned and had beaten both of the original games on the Sega CD; I for the most part knew what to expect story-wise and only had to accommodate for the PS1-specific changes. If anything though, even without the Sega CD experie...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Fri Jun 20, 2014 2:01 am
Forum: Lunar: Eternal Blue (Complete)
Topic: Going through EBC now; my thoughts on it so far
Replies: 3
Views: 1203

Re: Going through EBC now; my thoughts on it so far

I know you're playing EBC complete, and I don't know if you've played the original Silver Star or original Eternal Blue on the Sega CD, but one of my more enjoyable character development sets was with how the heroine (Lucia) in EB was handled much better - at least in my opinion - than TSS' heroine ...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Thu Jun 05, 2014 2:20 am
Forum: Lunar: Legend
Topic: Orginal names?
Replies: 2
Views: 2024

Re: Orginal names?

I remember the issues with seeing Phaidy as the name for Quark which caused a stir. I thought it was a bit weird, but I've kind of always had the Shakespearian mindset of "What's in a name?" It was nice to see some more last names start to pop up other than Ausa and Al Kirk. More surprisin...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Fri May 30, 2014 12:34 pm
Forum: Lunar: The Silver Star
Topic: Small thing I noticed with the pre-release Lunar TSS shots
Replies: 18
Views: 6448

Re: Small thing I noticed with the pre-release Lunar TSS sho

With an early AV production game for a console like LUNAR, such a thing as having items that were lifted directly from conceptual art and used in-game is not strange. The ultimate thing this did was save production costs. One of the most glaring examples is in two of the promotional images created f...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Wed May 21, 2014 1:34 am
Forum: Lunar: Eternal Blue
Topic: More of a general question
Replies: 7
Views: 2825

Re: More of a general question

:( .... I don't. I thought I did and I checked all my image hosting but couldn't find it. It was weird. I guess it was last year in the fall I pulled out the Sega CD and started up Eternal Blue. When the game loaded to the load screen it had an odd save above Epilogue also reading Epilogue, but the ...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Sun May 18, 2014 8:27 pm
Forum: Lunar: Eternal Blue
Topic: More of a general question
Replies: 7
Views: 2825

Re: More of a general question

The internal memory on the Sega CD model 2 console carries roughly 122 blocks of memory. Lunar Eternal Blue takes up 14 of those and the Silver Star takes up 40 (!). You can run out of memory quick with most games. Sega thankfully made an official backup RAM cartridge for the console. It carries rou...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Tue May 06, 2014 3:23 am
Forum: General Lunar Discussion
Topic: Lunar Guidebook Scans
Replies: 7
Views: 1864

Re: Lunar Guidebook Scans

Yeah I walked into my local Electronics Boutique and threw down $20 for it brand new. Now that I think about it I do remember now that I didn't get it the day I got EBC on release day but rather picked up the book on a subsequent visit.
by AkagisWhiteComet
Sat Apr 26, 2014 1:42 am
Forum: Lunar: Silver Star Story (Complete)
Topic: 15 years ago, next month, at the end of May...
Replies: 3
Views: 1219

15 years ago, next month, at the end of May...

... is the 15th Anniversary of LUNAR the Silver Star Story Complete's North American release on the PS1. Japan got it a year before on the PS1 and before that they got it two years prior on the Sega Saturn. I still remember when I walked into my local Electronics Boutique and bought it after having ...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Sat Apr 26, 2014 1:26 am
Forum: General Lunar Discussion
Topic: Lunar Guidebook Scans
Replies: 7
Views: 1864

Re: Lunar Guidebook Scans

$80?! :shock: That's more than either the SCCC or EBC games themselves were new when they came out.
by AkagisWhiteComet
Fri Apr 25, 2014 2:33 am
Forum: General Lunar Discussion
Topic: Lunar Guidebook Scans
Replies: 7
Views: 1864

Re: Lunar Guidebook Scans

That... couldn't have been cheap. I've seen how much the LUNAR Eternal Blue Complete guides go for now and I'm amazed. I'm glad I bought mine the day it came out; was right around $20 if I remember right. The good thing is though the Eternal Blue guide is much tougher than the Silver Star Story Comp...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Sun Apr 13, 2014 2:16 pm
Forum: Lunar: Eternal Blue (Complete)
Topic: Human Nall?
Replies: 6
Views: 1643

Re: Human Nall?

I pulled up the screen shots here on Lunar-net. I didn't realize how similar the dialogue was between the Sega CD EB and the remake EB - WD almost pasted it word for word... It likely has been a very long time since Ghaleon last "saw" Nall; presumably one could consider the final scene bef...

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