Throwback Bit Thursday: Lunar 2: Eternal Blue Complete

Lunar 2: Eternal Blue is my favorite game in Game Arts’ two main game series. Lunar 2 is a simple, but effective JRPG that has aged as well as fine wine. In today’s Throwback Bit write up, I remember this timeless, all time PS1 great classic! The Working Designs Factor During the late 1990s to… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Lunar 2: Eternal Blue Complete

Throwback Bit Thursday: Arc The Lad II

Arc the Lad I and II, were some of the earliest PlayStation RPGs released in Japan. As such, they resembled SNES RPGs visually, and in their primitive character development. The biggest problem for these games is that it took Working Designs over 6 years to bring them to our shores as part of the Arc… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Arc The Lad II

Throwback Bit Thursday: Working Designs

Last month, on December 12th to be exact, marked the 15th anniversary of Working Designs’ defunction. For those of you unfamiliar with the company, Working Designs was an American publisher that brought over Japanese games to the States. Most of these Japanese games were role-playing games that otherwise would have never made it to our… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Working Designs

RIP Working Designs

12/25/05 Working Designs closed its offices this month and it is sadly exiting the gaming bussiness. After a decade of playing their games (two of them which are in my ALL TIME TOP TEN BEST RPGS EVER) I must say that this tragic news are most heart breaking, they had the best translations and packaging… Continue reading RIP Working Designs