Wednesday, 13 December 2017

The Real Game Music Tapes

The Tomato Mart has cassette tapes with music from various YS games as prizes in the raffle.

But did you know that these cassettes actually have some real life roots?

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

The Umbrella Situation

When it rains all the umbrellas look like flowers in bloom. Don't you think the red and yellow umbrella flowers are attractive?

But is a bed of umbrella flowers on every street corner really that likely to be seen in real life?

Friday, 24 November 2017

Random Object #2 - Super Ball

Todays entry to Random Objects is about everyones "favorite" toy capsule: The Super Ball.

The three color variants of them act as a booby prizes in every set. But what are they?

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Random Object #1 - UV Sterilizer

This is the start of a new series with short, information packed posts about random objects from the world of Shenmue. The sole nature of these objects is to add realism to the enviroments and while largely unimportant to the plot and easily ignored, they still hold interesting real life roots.

Today's object is this boxy thing with a glass window and handle, indicating that it has a door.

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Ryo's Driver's License

Ryo is 18 years old and when in need he rides a motorcycle. That sounds perfectly normal.

The game makes the situation about his license not nearly as straight forward as that, however.

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Predictive Explosion's Myth

Predictive Explosion is a technique surrounded by myths an theories unlike most other moves.

Does it really aid you during the Acrobat Style Street Fight? Or is it nothing more than a myth?

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Shenmue Lounge: A New Channel For Shenmue Fans

I'm happy to bring forth that Peter from the Dojo has just launched his Youtube channel, wich is all about Shenmue streams in all the various forms that they can possibly come in.

Streams will start on MONDAY OCTOBER 30th and continue to be held on a very frequent basis.