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Final Fantasy: A Dissection Part 5 The One Where They Go to the Marsh Cave

Play Catch Up! Go to the Final Fantasy: A Dissection Launch Page for links to previous articles! You have your silver swords. You have the best armour. You are well stocked on PUREs. Now its time for your first real challenge in the game thus far; the first honest -to-goodness dungeon- although …

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Riskbreaker: The Bold Brilliance of Vagrant Story

Having perfected their craft on Nintendo’s 16-bit Super Nintendo, Square was well poised to enter the next console generation with a bang. Boosting an incredibly talent staff of designers, producers and artists, and fresh off of console bending efforts such as Chrono Trigger, Treasure of the Rudras and the hotly anticipated …

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Final Fantasy: A Dissection Part 2 – Bridge Building For Fun and Profit

Play Catch Up! Go to the Final Fantasy: A Dissection Launch Page for links to previous articles! Now that you have your party selected, the time has come to begin your adventure! As the game begins, you find yourself standing in front of a town. Your party is represented by the sprite …

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Final Fantasy: A Dissection Part 1 – It’s Party Time

Play Catch Up! Go to the Final Fantasy: A Dissection Launch Page for links to previous articles! The most important first step in Final Fantasy is selecting the proper party. Engineering a party that compliments your skill level as well as your playing style is paramount, because ultimately your selection …

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Final Fantasy: A Dissection Part 0 – An Introduction

I can’t even tell you how many times I’ve played through Final Fantasy for the NES- literally dozens of times by now. My first experience with Final Fantasy was the result of an unfortunate, although some-what fortuitous videogame rental mishap. That night at Acme Video I thought I was renting Mega …