Vanessa (Vanessaira)

New Amstrad Mega PC Video Output / Sound Card

VOGONs tinkerers Keropi & Tiido have been working on a new project called “The Mega Card”.  Which is a replacement multimedia card designed to give better video output compatibility and more sound options for the Amstrad Mega PC.  The Amstrad Mega PC was a combo computer that joined an 386 IBM compatible personal computer (PC) […]

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Saturn Grandia English Translation Release Candidate Published

Since September of 2018 TrekkiesUnite118 has been working on an English translation patch for the Saturn version of the JRPG Grandia.  I’ve written about this project a couple of times before when it passed a milestone, and now the story seems to be finally coming to a close. Early this month thanks to some absolute […]

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Deunan Teases FM Towns PC ODE

Deunan, the designer of the official GDEMU (Dreamcast), the Phoebe and Rhea (Saturn) and the Doc Brown (FM Towns Marty) ODEs has just teased a work-in-progress picture of an ODE for the FM Towns tower PCs tentatively called the “Grey Tower Wizard”. The new device is designed to be installed internally without requiring removal of […]

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Grandia Saturn Translation Progress Update and Unofficial Box Art

TrekkiesUnite118’s English translation of the Saturn version of Grandia is moving along at a good clip with just a few outstanding items to be done until it’s considered complete. The most recent official status update from the forum: Fix all the voice synchronization issues. Fix the alignment issue with “Your Initiative” and “Ambushed!” in the […]

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Project To Localize Saturn Version of Grandia

Over on the SegaXtreme forums a member by the name TrekkiesUnite118 has started a thread about using the English translation from the Playstation version of Grandia to localize the Japanese Saturn version. https://segaxtreme.net/threads/translating-grandia.24330/ In its day Grandia was an incredible technical achievement and remains one of my favorite games of all time.  I have always […]