Disclaimer: Not really a “glorious revival” of videolamer, but I’ve written this stuff on my own site and by gum this site deserves some activity. Don’t worry, I’ll probably only update once or twice before the site goes back into hibernation.
Recently, I finally beat Suikoden Tactics, the Strategy RPG semi-sequel to Suikoden IV. As a long-time fan of the series, I had intended to beat the game for some time, held off by two things. First, Suikoden IV wasn’t very good and the story never resonated with me. Second, Suikoden Tactics has the much-maligned feature of permanent death for non-story characters. When combined with the grid elemental system and a massive set of things enemies can do, it’s extremely difficult at times to predict whether a character will die in any given situation. → Read the rest