Demonbane OP Lyrics Translation

Someone over at 4chan did a translation for the Opening Theme Song to Demonbane, and since 4chan doesn’t really have great archival services I thought I would store the lyrics here. Have fun with it and whatsnot. Continue reading

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Kichikuou Rance – Fantranslation released!

Considered a classic of the Eroge genre, Kichikuou Rance is now available in English for your enjoyment. If you wish to hear my thoughts on this game, please refer to this old post.

As a freeware game, it is available here:

Special thanks to Arunaru for his hard work on this project.


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A Look At: Alice to Eternal


When ZUN first created his humble SHMUP on the good ol PC-98, he probably didn’t expect it to explode in popularity like it has, but explode it did and today Touhou has formed its own community of widespread fanworks that has reached out to a huge audience in all forms and shapes. Outside of SHMUPS, Touhou fangames include RPGs both turn-based and action, platformers, Strategy games… really just about every genre you can think of due to its prevalence.

One of Touhou’s drawing points is the varied cast of cute female characters so you would kind of think that lots of people would have the idea of creating a Touhou Romance Visual Novel, but apparently they’re much more rare than I thought and this is the only one I’ve know of, so let’s take a look! Continue reading

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Iczer Densetsu – Scanlation Released

Iczer Densetsu

More famous among English speakers for their appearance in Super Robot Wars L for the DS, the Iczer series originally started as a manga before it was adapted into a fairly obscure OVA series. Continue reading

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Simulation RPG Construction (SRC) Scenario Roundup: Part 2

Welcome back to the world of SRC. If you have no idea what that is, go read my previous blog post on it over here. The tl;dr version – program that allows you to create and play fan “Super Robot Wars”-style games.

Being a tool that allows fans to make a certain style of games, the obvious “problem” is of course the overabundance of scenario packs to try – we all know that fan-work tends to be more unpolished than commercial products, so which are the gems and which aren’t? That’s what my Roundups are here to help you pick up the most interesting ones and give you a starting point. Let’s begin. Continue reading

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A Look At: Revengers of Vengeance – one BADDO Sega CD fighting game.

Revengers Cover So, the Sega CD. After you worked through the big names like Sonic CD, you’re invariably left with a console that’s for the most part is not very good. Most people are aware that the Sega CD bought way too much into the trend of FMV games which aged very poorly in the long run and a lot of words has been written about those already.

And then there’s this game. Revengers of Vengeance is one heck of an obscure Fighting Game and once you’ve played it, it’s pretty easy to see why. I have no idea why someone went through the trouble of localizing it in the first place but apparently knowing that they had a stinker on their hands, they at least engaged in one of the most hilariously EXTREME marketing campaigns ever. Continue reading

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Game Spotlight – Night Slave

Night Slave

Steel Fox: An all-female special squad, highly trained in counter-terrorist combat. Assisting them is the independent, state-unbound corporation Neo Logic, which produces assault suits (mecha) which can be navigated by a skillful pilot. The young female pilot Rei from the Steel Fox is sent on a decisive mission, codenamed ‘Night Slave': an assault on the terrorist organization ‘Slave Dog’.”

Night Slave is a PC-98 Mecha Action game based off Assault Suits Valken that was created by the obscure and now defunct “Melody.” Despite being a PC-98 game (which usually suffer the fate of being doomed to obscurity without the Touhou brand name), it has turned into a cult classic of retro Mecha gaming. Continue reading

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