So the next classic video game that I started playing in my continuing vain and ruinous pursuit of satisfying my nostalgia is Illusion of Gaia. I won’t bother spending too […]
So the next classic video game that I started playing in my continuing vain and ruinous pursuit of satisfying my nostalgia is Illusion of Gaia.
I won’t bother spending too much time explaining the plot, nor will I post enough screenshots to connect every story element. I mean, if you want to watch a playthrough, there are probably some available on numerous sites. This is going to be a collection of screenshots and my thoughts as I progress through this game; just as I progress at ever-increasing speeds and levels of contempt through life.
There will be spoilers, of course, but they won’t be as all-encompassing as watching a playthrough video.
Okay. I have so far completed, in my reckoning, one-eighth of the game. There are six primary areas, a final-dungeon type area, and of course, the secret area that I seek so desperately. I don’t know if there will be an entry for each zone, so how these posts unfold will be a mystery for me as well.
...the room is dark, lit only by a lone torch burning in a wall sconce. The smokiness from the torch mixes with a pungent odour of mildew and rot. You can hear the movement of rodents and insects around you, but none of that is nearly as disturbing as the occasional shake of the ground and rumbles that you hear from far below...