Tag Archives: Final Fantasy XII

ultimatest top twenty tee vee game list

This is mostly just a repost of the top 15 list, for the sake of achieving even greater definitiveness and appeasing my desires of obsessive list making. There definitely won’t be a top 25 list ever; that’d just be silly. … Continue reading

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Someone to protect – Final Fantasy XII, Part 3 of 3

(Part I, Part II) (Spoiler Warning, etc.) Charles Norris Cochrane, in his fascinating book Christianity and Classical Culture describes the reign of Augustus Caesar as the definitive manifestation of of said culture. From Plato onwards there was an intellectual desire … Continue reading

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Someone to protect – Final Fantasy XII, Part 2 of 3

(Part I) (Spoiler Warning, etc.) So just what is the story, anyway?

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Someone to protect – Final Fantasy XII, Part 1 of 3

(Fair Warning: Spoilers ahoy!) Final Fantasy XII was released when I was a high school senior. By that point, however, my early enthusiasm for gaming had atrophied away, and I was at the peak of my phase where I snobbishly … Continue reading

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