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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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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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A Year in an Online Phantasy

It has been a full year + since my immersion into the online world of Phantasy Star Online 2, spending at least an hour daily to hone my skills and be one with my in-game avatar…

To learn more about this Free-2-Play Online Game, please click on the link above this sentence. w

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In the mean time, in celebration of the 1st anniversary of the game, SEGA will soon release the Episode 2 update later this month, introducing many new contents: a new Dewman race, a new Braver class, a couple of new weapon categories and rotsa other stuffs.

Dkdk wkwk suru ne~! Of course us ARKS are totally excited over the new stuffs!

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Misadventure of a Phantastic Chogokin

Perhaps one of the worst delivery delay ever happened to me, my long streak of Otaku Jinx never fail to disappoint me with its frequent appearance ever since many Moons ago… D:

Originally suppose to arrive safely onto my eager hands more than two Moon ago, the forwarding company messed up my package with another of its customer’s, causing a mixed up of delivery: instead of my Chogokin RAcaseal Black ver., I got something else altogether instead!

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A brief count on the incident: Pre-ordered some time before AFA12 last Earth cycle at Tamashii Web Store, it doesn’t occur to me that Bandai Premium might refuse my credit card (which it did, as the site doesn’t accept non-Japanese issued CCs) when it was ready to ship!

Panicked and the only alternate paying method being Cash-on-Delivery and Combini (Outta question), I had to search for a deputy/proxy service other than my usual Tenso that offers to pay in my stead using COD, that’s when I found Japan to Door. Never really tried their service before (Eventho I have an account there since forever), I’ve decided to try it out since I’m outta options (And kinda recommended by Danny-san back in 2009 too).

This is when the nightmare started.

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The Dark Side of a Phantastic Chogokin

It’s no secret that I’m an above average (Not yet reach the fanatic state LOL) fan of the Phantasy Star series.

Starting from Phantasy Star Online many, many years ago, I’ve since conquered the multiple worlds of Phantasy Star Universe series as well as my current fave MMORPG Phantasy Star Online 2

Some moons back just after AFAMY12, I’ve managed to acquire a Chogokin RAcaseal, one of the best rendition of the lovely pink female Cast within the Phantasy Star Online series, so far.

Guess who’ll make a second coming, albeit in an alternate colour variation?

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The Star of a Phantastic Chogokin

Perhaps my longest backlog yet… ^^;

Actually acquired this beauty from Moons ago and went ahead to snap some piccies the immediate weekend, but laziness and various other external issues prevented my commitment to prepare a review post or sort for this lovely action figure… orz

Released back in just sometime after AFAMY12, Chogokin RAcaseal is one of the better rendition of a chara within the Phantasy Star Online series in figure form… Especially one with good articulations and all!

There are several plamo released before her but them quality aren’t as detailed as this one! :3c Besides, as a plamo you’re required to do the finishing touches and painting yourself…

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