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Demons & Lilies - Breaking Down the Shin Megami Tensei V Announcement Trailer

On July 20, 2020, on a humble Nintendo Direct dedicated to third party releases, the latest trailer for Shin Megami Tensei V gracefully descended to earth and it is ELECTRIFYING! You can see the trailer here: Now let’s …

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Final Fantasy IV and the Influences of Baron Munchausen

Final Fantasy IV has its share of pop culture precursors to delve into. The nods to Star Wars are fairly obvious, like its hero Cecil's quest to become a Jedi paladin and defeat Golvader. The tidbits inspired by Terry …

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From Mickey Mouse to Jesus, This Dragon’s Crown Trailer is Full of Epic Homages

Watching the latest Dragon’s Crown trailer I was delighted by the density of historical and pop cultural references they managed to sprinkle into every shot. Dragon’s Crown is the latest game from Vanillaware, best …

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A Buddhist’s Guide to Asura’s Wrath Part 3 – The Mighty Vajra

A Buddhist’s Guide to Asura’s Wrath Part 1 – Buddhist Cyborgs and the story of the Asura A Buddhist’s Guide to Asura’s Wrath Part 2 – The Bishop’s Staff and Hungry Ghosts A …

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A Buddhist's Guide to Asura's Wrath Part 2 - The Bishop’s Staff and Hungry Ghosts

Welcome to the second installment of A Buddhist’s Guide to Asura’s Wrath. First off, I want to thank everyone who read and shared Part 1. Because of your positive feedback and support, the article got the attention of …

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A Buddhist's Guide to Asura's Wrath Part 1 - Buddhist Cyborgs and the story of the Asura

Hello. My name is Richmond Lee Chaisiri. I am a professional game artist who grew up in a Buddhist household in Thailand, the most Buddhist nation on earth. I will be your tour guide through the wild, wonderful and very …

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