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The Amazing Music of The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel

There’s nothing quite as wonderful as JRPGs’ common practice of utilizing sweeping compositions to accompany equally vast journeys. Trails of Cold Steel is not much different. But what’s even more striking about the latest installment in The Legend of Heroes’ series, is when its soundtrack deviates from this norm.

The Little Things That Trails in the Sky SC Does Are Just Precious

Whenever I wander into houses or businesses in The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC, I marvel at a specific detail—the chests which are perched on cluttered, or organized shelves. They’re parts of the scenery of an enriched world, in which sprites’ homes feel lived-in and cozy. These chests are also out of…

My love for Falcom Games, or How Falcom Shaped My Experience with JRPGs

During the early years in gaming, JRPGs were one of the few ways of getting a good, meaningful story in games, but as much as fans of the genre adore them, JRPGs have their fair share of problems. The story of the genre hasn’t been the smoothest, and many people’s experiences reflect that, my own included. This is a…

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC: The TAY Review

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of the Sky SC (Second Chapter) is truly remarkable. This JRPG by Nihon Falcom and XSEED had fans waiting 4 long years for the localization as it went through development hell, but SC totally lives up to the wait that anyone had to endure for the game: it’s the perfect swan song for the…

Rockmandash Reviews: Clannad [Visual Novel & Anime]

It’s only once in a blue moon that you’ll run into a story that fundamentally changes who you are. Clannad is a show that changed how I viewed the world, and how I treat others. I love it for what it did, and for what it is, and it’ll always hold a special place in my heart. Welcome to Rockmandash Reviews, and today…

Rockmandash Rambles: An Explanation on my Review System (Updated 11/15/2015)

If you’ve read any of my reviews and wanted to know why I did them the way I do, here’s an explaination of them, for those who came here from said review, or someone around TAY that sees them every now and then. Since my review system deviates a bit from the TAY and Ani-TAY review systems that it’s surrounded by, and…