Skies of Arcadia Legends Playthrough Journal – Part 7

 

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Play Time: 26 Hours, 24 Minutes
Average Party Level: 33

The Story So Far

After successfully recovering the Blue Moon Crystal from Mt. Kazai, Vyse and crew returned to Yafutoma. Shortly after, the Valuan army unexpectedly shows up, and helps a rival family overthrow the Yafutoma government. With the Delphinus under Valuan control once again, Vyse must team up with an exiled Yafutoman prince to recover his ship, and save the country. Vyse manages to get his ship back, just in time for the third Gigas, Bluheim, to be awakened. With the superior firepower of the Delphinus, Bluheim is defeated, and peace is restored. Vyse is rewarded with the Blue Moon Crystal for saving Yafutoma. The crew decides to head back to headquarters to decide on their next destination.

Incidentally, Vyse travelling east from Yafutoma led him to Horteka, proving that the world is round.

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Skies of Arcadia Legends Playthrough Journal – Part 6

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Play Time: 23 Hours, 12 Minutes
Average Party Level: 30

The Story So Far

With Crescent Island being remodeled into the Blue Rogues’ new pirate lair, Vyse and his crew continue their search for the Moon Crystals. Their goal is the Blue Moon Crystal, said to reside in the eastern skies of Yafutoma. To get there, Vyse travelled from the former military town of Esperanza, past a Valuan blockade, and through the dangerous Dark Rift.

After some unpleasantness with some locals, Vyse met with the leader of Yafutoma, who gave them the location of the Blue Moon Crystal, with the plans to recover it for the people of Yafutoma.

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Skies of Arcadia Legends Playthrough Journal – Part 6

Review – .Hack//G.U.

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Publisher: Bandai Namco
Platform: PlayStation 2
Genre: Simulated MMORPG
Release Dates:
Vol 1 – Rebirth – October 24th, 2006
Vol 2 – Reminisce – May 08th, 2007
Vol 3 – Redemption – September 10th, 2007

Premise

After a fire destroyed their servers, CC Corp has returned with The World: R2. This new game is less moderated, and Player killing runs rampant. Enter Haseo, a Player-Killer Killer who is hunting a PC known as Tri-Edge. His goal, to kill him and find out why his friend went into a coma when she was PK’d by this mysterious player.  After finding Tri-Edge, Haseo is defeated, and an unusual skill reset his character’s level back to level 1. Haseo must now become the player he once was, while learning that his character data holds a very powerful secret.

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Skies of Arcadia Legends Playthrough Journal – Part 5

Delphinus

Play Time: 19 Hours, 51 Minutes
Average Party Level: 26

The Story So Far

After retrieving the “treasure” from Daccat’s Island, Vyse and his friends return to Nasrad just in time to witness the Valuan invasion. While trying to escape, they are captured by Ramirez, a Valuan Admiral with a connection to Fina. The crew must now once again escape Valua. Gilder sets a plan in motion, and with the help of the Valuan Prince, they escape, stealing the most advanced warship in the Valuan armada. Enrique, who is against Valua’s plans to conquer, joins the Blue Rogues, while Gilder leaves. Before leaving, Gilder offers Vyse some sage advice; Get a crew, set up a base, and never give up. Vyse heads for the island he was recently stranded on, with plans to use it as his new home.

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Skies of Arcadia Legends – Playthrough Journal 4

Gilder

Play Time: 18 Hours, 32 Minutes
Average Party Level: 25

The Story So Far

After several days of being stranded on a deserted island, Vyse manages to rebuild his escape ship. Sadly, as soon as it’s ready, he is picked up by a fellow sky pirate named Gilder. After some comedic circumstances, Gilder accompanies Vyse to Nasrad, where Vyse plans to warn the Nasultan of Valua’s impending attack. After being laughed out of the palace, they then decide to find the island where the treasure of the legendary pirate Daccat is buried.

Meanwhile, Aika and Fina were picked up by a pirate named Clara, and taken to Nasrad as well. There, they worked as waitresses to earn enough money to buy a small boat, hoping to find Vyse and Drachma. While working, they are also told about Daccat’s treasure, and they decide to go look for it as well.

After entering the island at separate entry points, the two parties unknowingly help each other reach the treasure, reuniting under happy circumstances.

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Review – Shadow Hearts: From the New World

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Platform: PlayStation 2
Genre: Turn Based RPG
Developer:  Nautilus
Release Date:  March 7th, 2006

Premise

Set in late 1920’s America, a young detective named Johnny Garland takes on a missing persons case, given to him by a strange professor. After finding the missing man, Johnny is unable to save him from a horrific monster. Johnny’s life seems over as well until he is saved by another monster, who afterward changes into a woman named Shania. The two decide to travel together to look into the mysteries of these monsters, as well as Shania’s hunt for a woman known only as ‘Lady’.

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