Friday, April 24, 2009

Ys Seven Official Site Updated!

New additions include wallpapers for PSP and PC, and some limited character information.
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  • Check out the new Ys 1-7 History CD they are creating!

    What Ys IV Tracks will be on it? I wonder if they'll be from the Perfect Collections.
    More later!


    The Ys I & II Chronicles site has been updated too! A new Best of Ys I & II CD is planned as well!

  • Ys I & II Chronicles
  • Never heard Symphony Ys?
    You may like this video I made with To Make the End of Battle from Ys II, using footage from the TG 16 classic version, with an orchestra arrangement:
  • Friday, April 10, 2009

    Ys Seven Official site begins!

    Ys Seven will be first released on the PSP this September, and Falcom unveiled the official site for it today. There's no content up yet, but there is a link to the site for their retooled PSP port of Ys I & II Complete, called Ys I & II Chronicles.
    You can expect them to have music demos available soon. It's already been confirmed that Ys Seven will feature the Five Dragons of Altago story that fans have been anticipating. I'm eagerly awaiting to play this!

  • You can check out the site here!
  • See you again soon!
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2009

    For those attending the Distant Worlds Meet and Greet with Nobuo Uematsu...

    Hey! If you're attending a meet and greet at one of Mr. Uematsu's upcoming scheduled concert appearances, I have some tips:

    1. Bring a camera!
    2. Bring stuff to get autographed!

    The meet and greet is one of the most fun things! Usually, though the line is long, everyone is given a good opportunity (at least 3 minutes) to meet Mr. Uematsu and conductor Arnie Roth. I usually spend about 5 minutes, but I'm always mindful of others in line.

    First, the meet and greet is always after the show, so get there early! The theater staffs in my experience are very generous and will allow each person a few minutes to speak to Nobuo if they wish. Then again, if you're the last person in line, you may get extra time!

    What you do with your meet time is up to you. They won't give you an unlimited amount of time, so be prepared. Many people get a photo, get autographs or I've seen some girls sing a FF song, or give Nobuo a kiss on the cheek!

    If you bring a lot of CDs to get signed, have the discs opened in a stack, or the liner notes stacked, ready to give to Nobuo. I usually use this time, when he is signing, to thank him, or make jokes, or whatever.

    I always think, "this may not ever happen again, so I better make use of it!"

    I have been fortunate to meet Mr. Uematsu on five different occasions, so I've garnered a little experience in that time.
    If the theater staff is rushing you, my advice is to ignore them. They may not understand that Mr. Uematsu's appearance outside of Japan is rare. He is a patient and very kind person, and is looking forward to meeting his international fans. Remember you paid a lot for a chance to meet him, so get your money's worth!

    I invite you to take a look in my archives of the first US Distant Worlds show last year.

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  • see you later!
  • Update 4-7-09

    Hey all! I have been drowned in working two jobs for the last several months, so Updating this page became increasingly difficult. It seemed every time I was set to go with somehthing new, something else came up! After this week I'll be back to regular posting (it seems I lost what little readers I had!) *laughs*

    The Play! CD giveaway I mentioned in my last post is going to happen, I just ask for your patience while I get back on track. *Hint* It will probably be in a Youtube video of some sort. See you soon!