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by Alunissage
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: What Are You Currently Playing?
Replies: 998
Views: 305543

Re: What Are You Currently Playing?

Back to Valkyria Chronicles 2. Needed something I could play in small chunks without too much external note-taking and such while I had a very intense crunch week at work. Hoping to get back to Lunar 1 this weekend...
by Alunissage
Fri May 24, 2019 4:46 am
Forum: The Arts
Topic: Brainwashing101
Replies: 2
Views: 561

Re: Brainwashing101

Wow, that's very imaginative.

I'm trying to tell if the face on the book is anyone in particular...?
by Alunissage
Sun May 12, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: What Are You Currently Playing?
Replies: 998
Views: 305543

Re: What Are You Currently Playing?

Replaying SSH for the first time since it came out. Had totally forgotten that there's an added scene of Luna and Ghaleon talking about music, just after meeting Ghaleon for the first time.
by Alunissage
Fri May 03, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Lunar: Dragon Song
Topic: In This Thread I Explain Why This Game Isn't Canon.
Replies: 9
Views: 3283

Re: In This Thread I Explain Why This Game Isn't Canon.

The twin Dragonmasters are variously called Asty and Liza, Alicia and Lina, and Alicia and Laticia. Loka (Gaull) was a different one (though the Blue Dragon in SSS refers to Loka and Lina, changed to Alicia and Laticia in SSSC). The book is in the Vane Library in SSS/SSH. I want to play as a Beastwo...
by Alunissage
Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: In-world sequels and myth building
Replies: 13
Views: 4509

Re: In-world sequels and myth building

Huh. I've always meant to try Dragon Quest, in that mythical time when I have time to pick up a new-to-me RPG series. Right now, I think I'll be playing Lunar 1 for the rest of my life. :P I have Dragon Warrior for NES, DQ V-VI for Super Famicom, and I hink DQ8 for whatever it came out on, but I've ...
by Alunissage
Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: Almost Anything Goes Board
Topic: Ideal April Fool's...
Replies: 7
Views: 893

Re: Ideal April Fool's...

Hahaha. I didn't know that part of the backstory. That's sweet. You guys have the best "How I Met Your (Important Relative)" stories.
by Alunissage
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Almost Anything Goes Board
Topic: Ideal April Fool's...
Replies: 7
Views: 893

Re: Ideal April Fool's...

I agree with all of Sonic#'s comments. The one instance of a pregnancy joke I recall finding really funny (okay, aside from Kizyr and Jenner's one on here some years ago) was when my grandfather called my mom and said "I don't know how to tell you this, but your mother is pregnant." (My gr...
by Alunissage
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello everyone!
Replies: 5
Views: 1879

Re: Hello everyone!

As Kizyr said, it's pretty cool to have another member who started the series with the SegaCD games! I'm kind of the most conspicuous merchandise collector here, probably, though I don't get much new stuff these days because there isn't much left. I do have duplicates of a few of the Japanese games ...
by Alunissage
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Lunar: Silver Star Story (Complete)
Topic: Lunar SSS / SSSC Status & Translator Request?
Replies: 5
Views: 1450

Re: Lunar SSS / SSSC Status & Translator Request?

Okay, cool! I'm glad there's time, because I'm also playing through the games and transcribing text manually that takes some time. Do you mind emailing me the .csv and menu files, to my username at gmail? (I don't check that account unless I'm expecting an email, so any other communication that's pr...
by Alunissage
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Lunar: Silver Star Story (Complete)
Topic: Lunar SSS / SSSC Status & Translator Request?
Replies: 5
Views: 1450

Re: Lunar SSS / SSSC Status & Translator Request?

I would very much like to rewrite the dialogue a bit -- not tons, as I like the WD translation (and parts of the LL and SSH translations), and mainly want to fix things that don't quite match up with what's going on or established personalities. And minor errors. As it happens, I already have a scri...
by Alunissage
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Lunar: Silver Star Story (Complete)
Topic: Sleeping passengers on Hispaniola
Replies: 3
Views: 2335

Re: Sleeping passengers on Hispaniola

So, I've verified that in SSH it is possible to talk to the sleeping passengers and crew also. So probably it's a weird SSST artifact.
by Alunissage
Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Lunar: The Silver Star
Topic: GHALEON DID NOTHING WRONG
Replies: 18
Views: 4399

Re: GHALEON DID NOTHING WRONG

TBH, I didn't really read the "out of the closet" comment as meaning anything but "his secret identity is now revealed", expressed flippantly. Of course, I tend to be oblivious and/or forgiving of a lot, and I have no personal reason to be sensitive to the phrasing, so it strikes...
by Alunissage
Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: General Lunar Discussion
Topic: The Goddess Althena is Cancelled!
Replies: 8
Views: 1311

Re: The Goddess Althena is Cancelled!

Yep. I've always thought of her as being a goddess relative to everyone else , not a omnipotent/omniscient/etc perfect deity. That's part of why the letter addressing Hiro by name in EB irks me, because that precision future-seeing seemed out of scale with her powers and judgment. I can just barely ...
by Alunissage
Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Lunar: The Silver Star
Topic: GHALEON DID NOTHING WRONG
Replies: 18
Views: 4399

Re: GHALEON DID NOTHING WRONG

Yeah, troubled is the right word. It's also worth nothing that probably none of the people involved in making the game were thinking of it as being a work that would still be discussed decades later rather than what would be good for a laugh and serve the purpose for the short period of time before ...
by Alunissage
Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Lunar: Dragon Song
Topic: In This Thread I Explain Why This Game Isn't Canon.
Replies: 9
Views: 3283

Re: In This Thread I Explain Why This Game Isn't Canon.

I read through that bit of dialogue of Peres's after I posted that, so yeah, I was probably wrong there. I don't 100% cede this because there are other translation oddities, plus "in such a way" is so strangely specific that it almost implies the opposite. Like, that he's trying to hide so...
by Alunissage
Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:13 am
Forum: Lunar: The Silver Star
Topic: GHALEON DID NOTHING WRONG
Replies: 18
Views: 4399

Re: GHALEON DID NOTHING WRONG

Ugh, there is so much about all of that that I hate. The idea that orientation is coded by certain styles, vocal tics, behaviors, when it should be completely irrelevant. Clothing preferences have nothing to do with private preferences. Hobbies have nothing to do with gender, orientation, morality (...
by Alunissage
Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: General Lunar Discussion
Topic: The Goddess Althena is Cancelled!
Replies: 8
Views: 1311

Re: The Goddess Althena is Cancelled!

You know, I may have to dial down the usual level of participation I would enjoy, in both this thread and the one about Ghaleon. I am under too much personal stress at the moment to avoid taking some things personally that I'm sure aren't meant to be. I've put way too many hours into thinking about ...
by Alunissage
Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Lunar: Dragon Song
Topic: In This Thread I Explain Why This Game Isn't Canon.
Replies: 9
Views: 3283

Re: In This Thread I Explain Why This Game Isn't Canon.

I don't see why we need to assume Lucia and Jian had a romantic relationship of any sort at all. But she would definitionally outlive him, being immortal. I don't have a problem with widows remarrying. And heck, I know for a fact my grandmother was far happier with her second husband, my step-grandp...
by Alunissage
Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Lunar: The Silver Star
Topic: GHALEON DID NOTHING WRONG
Replies: 18
Views: 4399

Re: GHALEON DID NOTHING WRONG

There's no reason given for why the Black Dragon went insane. Correlation is not causation. I don't disagree that the Frontier is a horrible place to live, but the fate of the Black Dragon is irrelevant. There's also no reason to think that the Dragon didn't choose to be there, and that therefore an...
by Alunissage
Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: General Lunar Discussion
Topic: Lunar memes
Replies: 40
Views: 17710

Re: Lunar memes

Man, I do not understand memes. At all.

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