Your Future Looks Promising – Super Nintendo – Arcana – 1992

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Arcana
1992
HAL Laboratory
Genre: Dungeon Crawler RPG

As it may have been mentioned before, the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis days were the heyday of role playing games.  Plenty of milestones have come along since, but so many games from the 16-bit era had quality, immersion, and charm that it’s hard to debate how great and influential those games really were.  Between the well-known series that were dominating attention at the time like Final Fantasy, there were other games eking their way into their shadows, falling into a obscure nostalgia years later.  For me, Arcana has always been one of those games.  It was one of the first role-playing games I ever played, and I decided that going back to see what the game was like beyond the first dungeon would be a fun endeavor.

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