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Delay of an Animated Phantasy

Announced just not so long ago, apparently the anime of the popular MMORPG Phantasy Star Online 2 has been pushed forward to next year, instead of the scheduled October later the year…

However, the main visual and the anime production staff has been revealed during the TBS Anime Fiesta 2015 held earlier today.

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From the roster, it looks like this anime will probably won’t end up a flop, as per the worry of many anticipated fans…  (more…)


Animating an Online Phantasy

As you may all know, I’ve played the MMORPG Phantasy Star Online 2 ever since its open beta. 

That makes it about 3 years full since the official launch of the title. 

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As part of the 15th anniversary project of the Phantasy Star Online series, an incredible announcement has been made recently… (more…)


Celebrating a Phantastic Valentine’s

It’s been a trio of years since I’ve started my immersive play on the MMORPG Phantasy Star Online 2.

I’m surprised I’m still in this game, logging in religiously, daily… despite my usual insistent solo/single play tendencies in my gaming habits, rejecting many online games all this while.

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Anyway since the regular update from latter half of last month, the game lobby has been filled with giant bears, hearts and frilly decorations in celebration of Saint Valentine’s Day. 

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良妻たるもの、節約節約♪

After a couple of months of delay as well as a prolonged delivery due to the galloping holidays, Tama-chan latest scaled figure finally reached ashore, safely docked in my den earlier last week.

After a fatal accident that befell upon Tama-chan (Dollfie Dream ver.), I’ve finally got myself to gether for a session of photo shooting this new subject. :3c

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As always, the obligatory box shot.

Printed in a nice pinkish-black hue, the packaging has several display windows in the shape of Sakura (Cherry Blossom) petals all around the box.

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Enhancing an Online Phantasy

Ever since the introduction of my Phantastic new rig, many fellow ARKS have wondered how did I managed to turn the graphics option on Phantasy Star Online 2 up to the eleven, seemingly amazed at the sheer visual porn that is  the various screenshots posted in the subsequent look-back at the previous year I’ve spent within the free-to-play virtual world… w

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I’ve mentioned of the use of Ambient Occlusion, but I never did explained how I did it. So for here we are now we’ll look at how to tackle and change some settings that made all these beautiful screenshots possible. :3c

For the uninitiated, please read the wiki article on its origin and application towards computer graphics. 

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