4th January 2013

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Einhander (1997) covers for the full game and demo disc. It’s pretty cool that they designed the cover to be different for each. I wonder how many poses they asked for and how much hand cancer they gave the hand model.

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15th November 2012

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vgjunk:

Secret of Mana.

vgjunk:

Secret of Mana.

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1st August 2012

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Tobal No. 1 by Squaresoft. The cover was illustrated by Akira Toriyama, who also designed all of the characters.

Tobal No. 1 by Squaresoft. The cover was illustrated by Akira Toriyama, who also designed all of the characters.

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6th June 2012

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Final Fantasy Tacticsjapanese guidebook cover (PlayStation, 1997).

gameandgraphics:

Final Fantasy Tacticsjapanese guidebook coverĀ (PlayStation, 1997).

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7th May 2012

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JJ/JJ Jump Out! The Epic War Part II. This was the sequel to what’s known as 3D World Runner in the US. Basically, it’s the same game except Square decided to add a story.

JJ/JJ Jump Out! The Epic War Part II. This was the sequel to what’s known as 3D World Runner in the US. Basically, it’s the same game except Square decided to add a story.

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29th March 2012

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The box for Final Fantasy VI on Super Famicom.

The box for Final Fantasy VI on Super Famicom.

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29th March 2012

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An ad for Final Fantasy IV on Super Famicom.

An ad for Final Fantasy IV on Super Famicom.

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28th March 2012

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Final Fantasy 3 for Famicom.

Final Fantasy 3 for Famicom.

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28th March 2012

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Final Fantasy 2 had a global map on the back of the box, free of screenshots and bullet points. I can’t imagine that happening today.

Final Fantasy 2 had a global map on the back of the box, free of screenshots and bullet points. I can’t imagine that happening today.

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28th March 2012

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The box for the first Final Fantasy game, and Yoshitaka Amano's videogame debut.

The box for the first Final Fantasy game, and Yoshitaka Amano's videogame debut.

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