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  2. What was it like re-releasing work that you did 20+ years ago? Was there anything surprising to you about returning to these classic games from an earlier part of your career? Honne: Although I am only supervising the Remaster version, to be honest I really want to remake the whole thing since the original version was released 20 years ago. But unfortunately, I don't think any gamers out there have the same thoughts as mine, haha. I feel relieved and happy to look back at how well the game was made, in terms of playability and length. Kojima: We are genuinely happy that more people will have the opportunity to experience Baten Kaitos. I would like to thank all the fans for their continued support and everyone involved in the Remaster's production. One thing that amazed me once again was the background art, which is still beautiful after 20 years, probably because it is 2D art. It is also surprising that Mr. Honne drew all these almost by himself at the time. Higurashi: It is a very strange feeling, and to tell the truth, it feels surreal. I have enjoyed playing the remastered titles of respected seniors in the industry, but I never had the thought of having the opportunity to be a part of a remaster project based on a title I was involved on. When creating the key art for the remastered version, I faced the illustrations I drew in the past. Looking at Kalas in the drawings, I could vividly recall what I was thinking in the past when creating, the feeling of the tools I used, and the faces of the people who supported me. It really made me want to talk about each of my memories during development in the past, recall how much fun I had and how fortunate I was to have the opportunity to work on such a good title. These games have stood the test of time and the fanbase enjoys various aspects of the games. What do you personally enjoy most about them? Honne: While I am very confident and proud of the background artwork since I take the worldview and the use of colors very seriously in the game, at the same time Baten Kaitos is a game where all development staff worked hard; hand-and-hand together like an orchestra, skillfully piling up their own rich and dignified notes. For my favorite, I personally would choose Mira, the City of Illusion that goes its own ways. Kojima: The charming character designs, the uplifting music, and everything apart of those are lovely, but if I had to pick only one thing, it would be the fact that the player can become a spirit and participate in the story. This wonderful world setting is what I love about Baten Kaitos. Higurashi: Hmm, will it sound like I am lying if I say I love all of them? I’m a big fan of Baten Kaitos so I can list out a lot of different elements, but if I need to choose just one, I will say I love the story of the characters the best. Every character has their own desires and emotions, and I feel like all characters and the universe of Baten Kaitos have their own souls. Do you have any special message to fans who are experiencing these games for the very first time? Honne: Although the original games were released 20 years ago, I hope you can enjoy going on a relaxing journey in the world of Baten Kaitos I and II. I am sure that wonderful memories will be made. Kojima: Baten Kaitos is a fantasy RPG in which you and your companion explore a wide variety of landscapes. It is such a classic RPG, yet it is filled with various innovations, including an innovative battle system. We hope you will enjoy this journey away from your daily lives. Higurashi: We are very happy to bring to you the remastered version for Baten Kaitos. Although the original titles were released 20 years ago, they are still such masterpieces that even me as a creator is very eager to share from a fan's perspective! I am confident that those who are playing the games for the first time will enjoy this remaster. The Music of Baten Kaitos with Motoi Sakuraba What was it like revisiting your work on Baten Kaitos? Is there anything surprising about relistening to compositions you made in the past? Sakuraba: The orchestra pieces sounded beautiful. The arrangement is simple and the melody is easy to enjoy. I was surprised when listening to the rock pieces and other tracks with synthesizer because I remembered I had a lot of creative freedom when composing them. Is there a piece of music in the games that you are particularly proud of? Sakuraba: I’m proud of all the battle songs from Baten Kaitos I & II. I like them because they show my true side the most. The other one is "Le ali del principio" from Baten Kaitos II. My daughter, who was a small child at the time, sang it. She did her best to sing it in Italian until the end of the song. The Baten Kaitos soundtracks incorporate many different elements from grand symphonic orchestration to synthesizers/prog rock. Can you describe your creative process a little bit? Sakuraba: Many of the songs in the Baten Kaitos soundtrack were not created with a specific musical genre in mind but rather came naturally as a result of trying to bring out my feeling. So, I didn't have any idea of what elements I wanted to include in these songs. To create these songs, I needed to understand the emotions for the scene, and if possible, I referred to the visual. Then I tried to adjust or rethink the piece I made by discussing with the producers. What I tried to achieve with the Baten Kaitos I & II soundtrack, and this goes for other titles as well, is to make the music blend perfectly with the gameplay so people are fully immersed when playing the game. Did your creative approach change between the first and second game? Sakuraba: In Baten Kaitos I, battle songs usually emphasized hardness. In Baten Kaitos II, acoustic instruments such as piano and violin were also used, adding a light atmosphere to the songs. In addition, one thing that I incorporated into Baten Kaitos II that I couldn’t in Baten Kaitos I was putting actual vocal sounds into the main songs. Do you have a message for new players who will experience these games for the first time? Sakuraba: We hope you will enjoy this work with its unique atmosphere and music! It would be great if you would listen to the music because it is very easy to understand.
  3. Now relax and make your dream, click to interact https://faefarm.com/en-us/dream/ be at peace
  4. Here are my writing workshop with Betts post https://richardmurrayhumblr.tumblr.com/tagged/tumblr writing workshop with betts
  5. Here is the character list and after it is the image. Find your favorite CHARACTER LIST: (️=Claimed =Finished) ️1) Mario - Nicostud916 ️2) Donkey Kong - SunbeamStone ️3) Link - ShimoDuck ️4) Samus - Joker2735 ️4e) Dark Samus - SolarBiscuit96 ️5) Yoshi - Little-Papership ️6) Kirby - InnocentBunny101 ️7) Fox - VixDojoFox ️8) Pikachu - KoraNight ️9) Luigi - Waluigi-Wah ️10) Ness - Geekster1984 ️11) Captain Falcon - EmmaWolves2020 ️12) Jigglypuff - Raymanimations ️13) Peach - StellarFairy ️13e) Daisy - NowLookHere ️14) Bowser - sonicexeartist567 ️15) Ice Climbers - onjikun ️16) Sheik - Hakonechloa ️17) Zelda - PrincessSkyler ️18) Doctor Mario - fall2landers ️19) Pichu - DarkSunshine92 ️20) Falco - Mayelis ️21) Marth - GameArtist1993 ️21e) Lucina - Duckyy8 ️22) Young Link - psykuanta ️23) Ganondorf - FrancoisL-Artblog ️24) Mewtwo - cerealncookies ️25) Roy - CristalMomoStar ️25e) Chrom - HeavenBunny95 ️26) Mr. Game & Watch - MagmaMTMBFan ️27) Meta Knight - dancingfancycat ️28) Pit - Mumbles-Pear ️28e) Dark Pit - Corovusin ️29) Zero Suit Samus - Cyanymph ️30) Wario - Jradical2014 ️31) Snake - NeomiahPVart ️32) Ike - Kat-Naps ️33-35) Pokemon Trainer (Squirtle/Ivysaur/Charizard) - TunesLooney ️36) Diddy Kong - Shishinarts ️37) Lucas - Absbor-Phamtusin ️38) Sonic - RainbowReaderDrawzYT ️39) King Dedede - JustAGhosty ️40) Olimar - Arty-PURRchardy2002 ️41) Lucario - Erry ️42) R.O.B. - Zhoid ️43) Toon Link - Parastatic ️44) Wolf - NazoKG ️45) Villager - platinum-starz ️46) Mega Man - SirFrancis ️47) Wii Fit TRAINER - AlloyAHY ️48) Rosalina & Luma - PrismaticArts ️49) Little Mac - Ry-Spirit ️50) Greninja - phantomfox04 ️51-53) Mii Fighters (Brawler/Swordfighter/Gunner) - jazz-convoy ️54) Palutena - MisterNeedlem0use ️55) Pac-Man - goofymonk ️56) Robin - GoddessPrincessLulu ️57) Shulk - novamallow ️58) Bowser Jr - NateDog73 ️59) Duck Hunt - Lime-o-Bunny ️60) Ryu - DarkWolfKnight00 ️60e) Ken - burgar ️61) Cloud - ChrissRegularArtDA ️62) Corrin - Lushies-Art ️63) Bayonetta - HDdeviant ️64) Inkling - ARaccoonNamedPeacock ️65) Ridley - ankolosaurus ️66) Simon - CatBunny404 ️66e) Richter - KurdossArt ️67) King K.Rool - DingoPizza ️68) Isabelle - Frogat0 ️69) Incineroar - Sparky-94 ️70) Piranha Plant - JJSponge120 ️71) Joker - Mystery--Mist ️72) Hero - fuyubareluna ️73) Banjo Kazooie - wonderingwellow ️74) Terry - Retro7 ️75) Byleth - @MaxxieMousePJMasks ️76) Min Min - CatsumiCatsumadness ️77) Steve - KATEtheDeath1 ️78) Sephiroth - MrMcDeathCorporation ️79-80) Pyra/Mythra - ItzPinkiePlayz ️81) Kazuya - SweetGluttonyArt ️82) Sora - LadyYomi Image original, use as a map The complete image Finished collab image https://www.deviantart.com/ry-spirit/art/Super-Smash-Bros-Collab-981894855 Collab page https://www.deviantart.com/ry-spirit/journal/Big-Smash-Bros-Art-Collab-974447631 Pokemon Collab Bayonetta - my entry in the collab in full https://www.deviantart.com/hddeviant/art/Bayonetta-super-smash-collab-2023-Color-980504646 the coloring page https://www.deviantart.com/hddeviant/art/Bayonetta-super-smash-collab-2023-BW-980503498 Black Games Elite article https://aalbc.com/tc/blogs/entry/394-bayonetta-of-a-super-smash-bros-collab-is-done/
  6. Checking Errors https://www.theodinproject.com/lessons/foundations-understanding-errors
  7. Once I made a plushie form of a pokemon for a positive donation to make a wish. Here is the link to my work, can you find it in the image above? https://www.deviantart.com/hddeviant/art/Bedtime-with-Sudowoodo-plushie-944022157 Now, to make positive donations to the nature conservancy, I created another. When the collab image comes up I will post it, for now, you can see mine. https://www.deviantart.com/hddeviant/art/Sudowoodo-in-the-rainforest-Color-981132583 I also have Dedenne, and i already figured what I will do, but I will create next week. It is writing time:) Also, if you are feeling a strong pokemon vibe, i made a sudowoodo in random colors. https://www.deviantart.com/hddeviant/art/Sudowoodo-random-colors-color-981133324 Hopefully when I am done , per my planning, the last months of 2023 I can focus on black games elite doing something similar or involved likewise.
  8. When the entire collaboration is finished this image will be complete. Do you see where Bayonetta is? The Following Are Links To My Bayonetta but before a little poem Mistress Cherry, quite contrary How does your spellbook grow? With shapeshift ghouls and summon'd tools And so my spellbook grows Bayonetta super smash bros collab part https://www.deviantart.com/hddeviant/art/Bayonetta-super-smash-collab-2023-Color-980504646 Bayonetta coloring page https://www.deviantart.com/hddeviant/art/Bayonetta-super-smash-collab-2023-BW-980503498 invitation https://www.deviantart.com/ry-spirit/journal/Big-Smash-Bros-Art-Collab-974447631
  9. His voice is immortalized Art from Francoisl-artblog https://www.deviantart.com/francoisl-artblog/art/Super-Mario-Charles-Martinet-978503008
  10. Fantasy Life, from LevelFive is the game that had the most fun in my home, cause we all could play, even offline, even traveling, together in an immersive world. LevelFive is coming out with Fantasy Life i , but Nintendo has reached out to indie developer Phoenix games, to make a hybrid between : fantasy life/animal crossing/stardew valley/Breath of the wild from the Zelda seriea. And Fae Farm is the result. Farm to Fable: The Peace Seekers Farm to Fable: The Farmers Farm to Fable: The Adventurers Farm to Fable: The Artists Farm to Fable: The Friends I really like the blend of open world, no routine or guided activity, the design parameters of animal crossing with colors or visual perspectives, the connectivity of fantasy life with goals possible but not forced upon the user, side stardew valleys wide array of activities. If you are in Europe consider the following https://b2b.gamescom.global/gamescom/the-gamescom/ Have fun!
  11. baldur's gate art on deviantart https://www.deviantart.com/search/deviations?q=Baldur's+Gate
  12. THE VIDEO https://rmhreblogs.tumblr.com/post/724825535721652224/amp-kai-aka-kaicenat-info-on-his-esocial
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  18. some more tutorials https://makezine.com/projects/make-an-iron-on-textile-circuit-and-learn-all-about-wearables/ https://makezine.com/projects/beautiful-led-pendant-in-three-steps/
  19. Imagine if we all made a firework with what we learn in this book referring to a game for juneteenth. Fashion tech tutorials are linked later in the post, if you get any ideas share. Just put your email FREELY and in comes in your email https://make.co/making-fireworks-premium-download/ AND wearable tech tutorials, maybe make a game out of clothes, any ideas? Wearable tech tutorials https://www.wearabletutorials.com/ and some others https://www.hackster.io/kitty-yeung/custom-wearable-organic-solar-films-asca-c9358d https://www.hackster.io/kitty-yeung/light-up-raincoat-no-code-no-solder-nliten-bekonix-a340a0 https://www.hackster.io/anouk-wipprecht/light-up-kitty-ears-fee08d https://www.hackster.io/AmieDD/lego-dots-cyberpunk-belt-c52016 https://www.hackster.io/AmieDD/revenge-of-the-sith-glow-pcb-necklace-6571be https://www.hackster.io/AmieDD/cyberpunk-3d-printed-fabric-light-up-corset-25c7bd
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