Dragon Quest : Facts and Fiction

Originally posted on Dragon Quest Castle:
With a game of such magnitude, you know there will be rumours spreading like wildfire. As with most rumours, some have a basis in truth, while others are simply wrong. For instance, is the following statement true or false? “You can keep the iron safe from chapter 3 and…

Dragon Quest – Pafu-Pafu

Originally posted on Dragon Quest Castle:
Pafu-Pafu / Puff-Puff Pafu-Pafu is a running gag in the Dragon Quest titles whereby a bunny-girl will sandwich the hero’s face in between her breasts and then push them towards your face. Generally, the pafu-pafu scenes are in black and one must use their imagination. One can only speculate…

Dragon Quest vs. Dragon Warrior

Originally posted on Dragon Quest Castle:
In the early years, localizations of Japanese games to?North America?would undergo many changes – story, graphics, the removal of violent scenes and sexually charged events as well as the modification of the packaging to remove any and all traces of its original Japanese culture. Fortunately, much less of this…

Nintendo/Topps “Game Packs” 1989 cards

Nintendo retro trading cards and stickers. I want to take you back to 1989, when nothing mattered more to me than Nintendo and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. In fact, just writing this sentence makes me want to play TMNT II: The Arcade game on my NES. At that time, I was also a card…