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Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones. Intelligent Systems (2005) Gameboy Advance

Fire Emblem (2003) was a game that had a tonne of potential, but was ultimately let down by the fact that it tore up it’s own rule book two thirds into the game and had maddening difficulty spikes. Additionally, it

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Shining Force II, Sonic Software (1994) Sega Genesis

I enjoyed Shining Force, in fact I enjoyed it so much I decided to jump almost straight into the sequel. I’ll be honest, fatigue did set in a few times, and I struggled to play for long periods, but that

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Fire Emblem. Intelligent Systems (2004) Gameboy Advance

Also know as “Fire Emblem 2003” (US release date) and Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade to help it stand out in a series that at this point had 6 games in the series. It was the first game in the

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Shining Force. Climax Entertainment (1993) Sega Genesis

After chatting to a number of people on Twitter, and seeing a “Top Genesis games” list that featured Shining Force as the top Megadrive game,  I figured I would finally have a playthrough and see what it is all about.

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Jagged Alliance 2. Sir-Tech (1999) PC

Jagged Alliance 2 was the first game I bought on Good Old Games. This isn’t an interesting fact, but it is true.

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