The Final Fantasy Legend
Akitoshi Kawazu may be my all-time favorite video game auteur. He's not your typical Hideo Kojima or David Cage, though - no film-obsessed designer whose predilections revolve around the synthesis of two forms of media. Kawazu's quirks, his specific flavors of madness, reside purely on the mechanical side of things.
The Final Fantasy Legend: Full text
Because there's something horribly wrong with me, this article is (once again) not simply the video transcript but an entire second essay about the game separate from what you've seen already. Please send help.