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Losing the Plot: Alundra Is All About Death

December 16, 2015 Leave a comment

I recently posted my review of Alundra as part of my Chronological Challenge, and I stated that it is a lot more plot-heavy than the Zelda games it takes heavy influence from, and this is partly why I much prefer the game to the likes of ALttP. So today, I’m going to examine Alundra’s story and determine exactly what it is that makes it work so well.

Please note, there are spoilers abound, so if you wish to take my recommendation and play it first, then please do so. If you’ve played it already, aren’t interested in playing it, or don’t particularly care for spoilers, then feel free to read on.

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Losing the Plot: EarthBound and The Loss of Innocence

November 5, 2015 Leave a comment

Losing the Plot aims to be a series where I analyse the storylines of video games and find out what makes them effective or not effective. And to start, let’s take a look at EarthBound. Read more…

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