Source: Sakimi chan (pt. 8)
AUGUST 6TH, 2009: “Sarrie, bye-bye!” Lymle waved farewell to Sarah.
Meracle said goodbye upon departing Roak. And then Sarah said goodbye. SARAH SAID GOODBYE?!
Lately, it seems like Konami just can’t seem to stop messing up. It’s getting downright farcical at this point; like watching a child trying to chase a ball, only to keep kicking the ball further away at the last moment. Except that the ball is on fire, and the child is an apathetic company seemingly trying to duck out of the videogames business, and the field is psychological abuse of employees, and the child’s shoes are the fanbase, and now I’ve lost track of the metaphor.
Okay, let’s step back a minute. Konami is a company which makes the majority of its money in gambling and arcade machines, and in the wake of several years of flailing about with its key franchises, seems to be backing away from AAA game development (although it has recently stated that this is not the case, but I’ll take their word when I see…
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There is no doubt that YouTube is a huge part of people’s lives. It’s one of the largest search engines in the world and hosts a thriving community of people who create thoughtful, entertaining content. For gaming as a whole, YouTube Let’s Players have been incredibly influential in recent years and can sway a game’s popularity.
Because was are so connected through social media networks, even peripherally, it can be hard when the community loses a voice. Daniel Kyre, member of the YouTube group “Cyndago” and longtime friend of Markiplier, died on September 18th, 2015 after a suicide attempt two days prior. Cyndago has posted a message about it on their Facebook, which I would strongly urge you to read.
I have been watching Cyndago on and off for a long time after I found out about them through Markiplier, and I would never have guessed that Daniel was struggling…
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AUGUST 5TH, 2009: We eavesdropped on some worshippers talking about spreading the stone sickness. One of them asked about the other’s garb. He explained that he got it from a Black Tribe member, and that he “offered him up to Asmodeus this morning”.
Faize overheard this and barged into the study. “What have you people done?!”
Continue reading Star Ocean: The Last Hope – August 5th, 2009: Cracks
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AUGUST 4TH, 2009: We tried to follow Sarah’s trail beyond the desert and into the Purgatorium. There was a feather on the floor of the entrance. Continue reading Star Ocean: The Last Hope – August 4th, 2009: The Purge