VGJ Commemorative Drawing

I drew this to commemorate some of the characters featured in early VGJs. 

Bottom row, left to right (foreground): Danette, Izabela, and Gig (Soul Nomad and the World Eaters); Taro and Hanako (Disgaea 2: Dark Hero Days); Travis Grady and Alessa Gillespie (Silent Hill Origins)

Middle row: Welch (Star Ocean: The Last Hope); Chris Redfield (Resident Evil 5): Tink (D2: DHD); Amy (Soulcalibur IV)

Top row: Flemeth (Dragon Age); Meracle Chamlotte and Faize Sheifa Baleth (SO: TLH); Raphael Sorel (SCIV)

If the first several VGJs were collected into a book, this would be the cover.

Star Ocean: The Last Hope – Final Stats

Who were the best characters, statistically speakers, in my game of TLH? I have a formula for determining that in RPGs, which is calculated by ranking the characters against each other in each stat. Say that the Tank is number one in terms of strength, the Female Cleric is second, and the Mage is last. That means that the Tank gets three points in that category, the Cleric gets two, and the Mage only gets one. Whoever is first in a stat gets the max number of points, which total the overall number of party members (except in special cases with games that have characters that become inaccessible like Faize, or an RPG with a ton of different characters).
Without further ado:
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Star Ocean: The Last Hope – Easter Eggs, Hidden Endings, and Trivia

There are some hidden endings for certain characters. These are only triggered by some very specific Private Actions – a vexing habit throughout the series. This won’t be the last we hear of it. Continue reading Star Ocean: The Last Hope – Easter Eggs, Hidden Endings, and Trivia