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Ravenwood Fair Post-Mortem

Ravenwood Fair Post-Mortem

What would it feel like to actually make Disneyland in a magical, fairytale forest? That's what I wanted to find out with Ravenwood Fair. I wanted to make a social game last year, so my girlfriend Brenda told her employers (Lolapps, Inc., a social game developer in San Francisco, California) that I was interested. I started consulting in [...]

A Second Look: The Secret of Mana (Square, 1993)

A Second Look: The Secret of Mana (Square, 1993)

Secret of Mana: Angel's Fear The Secret of Mana (Seiken Densetsu 2) is a game well-liked by many, and it has an overall aura of positivity around it. The soundtrack by Hiroki Kikuta is amazing and legendary, just read the wonderful review over at Chudah's Corner. I can still vividly remember the first time I saw the game. Somehow, I was [...]

The Importance of Game Music

The Importance of Game Music

ICO: Castle in the MistI listen to game music. A lot. This is a recent trend circa 1995 with Chrono Trigger on the Super Nintendo. Well, it's even earlier if you count the one time I finished Karateka in 1985 and let the music at the end of the game (scored by Jordan's Dad, Francis) loop for hours as I recorded it on a tape player. But CD quality [...]