Final Fantasy Fundamentals: Class It Up #3 (Final Fantasy X-2 and Final Fantasy Tactics A2)

Final Fantasy X-2 Dresspheres

Boy, do I love FFX-2. The game has a wonderful combat system with Garment Grids that let you change Dresspheres mid-battle.

Dresspheres are placed on Garment Grids. When you change Dresspheres, it traces the lines between them on the grid, which can give the Gullwings extra skills or affect their stats for that battle.

Each lady has their own slightly different costume for every Dressphere.

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Final Fantasy Fundamentals: Class It Up #1 (Final Fantasy I-III)

A Jack of All Trades, who is incompetent in all of them.”

-Black Mage on the Red Mage, 8-Bit Theater

Final Fantasy XV finally comes out soon. In celebration of the long, long, long-awaited release of the next entry in my favorite series, the rest of this month will be devoted to FF as the main topic.

I’m starting with Final Fantasy Fundamentals: Class It Up. The purpose of this series is to analyze the design, statistics, and abilities of some of the jobs in the franchise, and how they influenced later characters. Continue reading Final Fantasy Fundamentals: Class It Up #1 (Final Fantasy I-III)

Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia: February 1st, 2010 – February 12th, 2012: Smile

FEBRUARY 1ST, 2010: The boss of the library level, called Bloody Tomes, is Wallman. Actually killing him is super-simple. Just suck up his glyph when he uses it. This can be difficult if you can’t find a safe spot in between the bombs he throws in the tiny room in which he hangs out. Continue reading Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia: February 1st, 2010 – February 12th, 2012: Smile

Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia: January 24th, 2010 – January 31st, 2010

JANUARY 24TH, 2010: However, I still like Curse of Darkness. It’s twice the game that Lament of Innocence was – and, more importantly, twice the Castlevania game. Continue reading Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia: January 24th, 2010 – January 31st, 2010