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by AkagisWhiteComet
Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: General Lunar Discussion
Topic: Lunar Shirt and Poster Auctions
Replies: 1
Views: 117

Re: Lunar Shirt and Poster Auctions

Wow! Those posters sold for a good chunk of change.

The EB poster was $6.95 back in the day, and if you sent the mail in card from the TSSC strategy guide you got the TSSC one for free sans like $3 S&H.

There's a lot of stuff I regret not buying from those WD pamphlets back in the day....
by AkagisWhiteComet
Thu Jan 04, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: What Are You Currently Playing?
Replies: 838
Views: 155237

Re: What Are You Currently Playing?

Tokyo Xanadu ex+ currently. Have you played Trails of Cold Steel? I'm wondering how Xandau ex+ compares to Nihon Falcom's other releases such as that. I've read that Xandau ex+ is basically a "modern" Trails of Cold Steel. I don't know if I'm going to go get it right away and may wait for...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Lunar: The Silver Star
Topic: The Original SEGA CD LUNAR Strategy Guides
Replies: 1
Views: 104

The Original SEGA CD LUNAR Strategy Guides

I'll preface this with somewhat of a back story. Earlier this year I moved into a much larger house than I had been living in. As part of my decor to decorate the den/office/game room I now have a nice small shelf section that displays all of my LUNAR material stretching back to the SEGA CD releases...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Mon Dec 11, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Lunar: Silver Star Story (Complete)
Topic: Saturn translation [in progress!]
Replies: 14
Views: 529

Re: Saturn translation [in progress!]

This is extraordinary. There's a lot of dedication going on here. I always knew there were a good chunk of technical changes in relation to the PS1 release but it's good to see them explained and how you'll work around them. Are you planning on any work outside of LUNAR for the Sega Saturn? I'm not ...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Tue Oct 24, 2017 3:50 am
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: What Are You Currently Playing?
Replies: 838
Views: 155237

Re: What Are You Currently Playing?

Two newest titles I picked up are Gran Turismo Sport & Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash for the PS4. Games on completely opposite sides of the spectrum. I was in the closed beta for GT Sport and enjoyed it. Haven't even played anything Senran Kagura prior but I feel like if I don't support these...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Tue Oct 24, 2017 3:42 am
Forum: Lunar: Eternal Blue (Complete)
Topic: What Would You Like To Learn More Of?
Replies: 4
Views: 588

Re: What Would You Like To Learn More Of?

Back when I first played Eternal Blue - the original Sega CD release before the PS1 remakes - having proceeded some distance into the game and coming to the iced Caldor Isle I just assumed that the area that Hiro, Gwyn, and Ruby live in is likely remnants of The Frontier. That reasoning is not entir...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Mon Aug 28, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Least favorite Lunar 1 or Lunar 2 character
Replies: 59
Views: 26687

Re: Least favorite Lunar 1 or Lunar 2 character

I didn't actually vote on the poll, but is it wrong that one of my most hated LUNAR characters was Luna in the original TSS? Playing through TSS I didn't really feel anything for her as a character. She's barely with you in the party, and while I'm like "yeah I know the party has to rescue her ...
by AkagisWhiteComet
Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:48 am
Forum: Lunar: Silver Star Story (Complete)
Topic: Fastest Game Time
Replies: 14
Views: 1764

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: 1045

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: 1230

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: 1735

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: 625

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: 1123

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: 1752

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: 4164

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: 3031

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: 6651

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: 1706

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: 2402

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: 27
Views: 8649

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...

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