Welcome to the Synthetic Orchestra Christmas Calendar - 24 Video game Orchestrations for the 24 days before Christmas! Final Fantasy XI is under the eighteenth door, with a Christmas rendition of The Republic of Bastok.
There is something that must Be done. Shadow, The Otherworld Gamer, gives his thoughts on something that needs to get under control. The evil that is, out of control fanboys, who are slowly screwing up everything in the video game industry.
I have always loved japanese rpg's and i look back fondly on my time spent playing them as a kid, but little did i know, there were tons of incredible rpg's being released in the land of the rising sun. Most of these games would never see an american release and this is the subject of the first episode of Talking Points. I have Found three important elements that keeps japanese developers from exporting there treasure trove of role playing games. what are they? well i guess you'll have to watch and find out.