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A Tribute To JRPG Villages That Were Annihilated

A Tribute To JRPG Villages That Were Annihilated

The life of an NPC is tough. Perpetually stuck with one or two interesting things to say. Trapped in houses or stores, or making idle chatter around the town’s well. The most excitement that may happen is when the troublesome village kid runs off. But don’t worry, the protagonists will…

Guy Counts Every Ellipsis You Have To See To Finish Xenogears

Guy Counts Every Ellipsis You Have To See To Finish Xenogears

There are 6,970 ellipses in the main story of the epic Japanese role-playing game Xenogears, according to one intrepid player who decided to spend his free time counting them all. Todd, who goes by SpikeyHairedOrphan on Reddit, thinks that if you counted all of the optional dialogue, you’d probably find…

The Best JRPG City

The Best JRPG City

Here is a fact: There are a lot of incredible cities in Japanese role-playing games. From the simplicity of Pallet Town to the squalor of Midgar, JRPG cities are usually interesting, memorable, and full of dressers to crack open.