The Turks in Advent Children Final Fantasy VII.

Would the Turks Have Been Heroes in Final Fantasy VII?

Thanks to DaleLeatherwood for the inspiration! The Turks in FFVII would be the heroes in every other Final Fantasy game, but for some reason, the game tracks a group of […]

Edea's Orphanage with Squall Leonhart, Seifer Almast, Selphie Tilmitt, Zell Dincht, and Irvine Kinneas in Final Fantasy VIII.

What’s the Deal With All the Orphans in Final Fantasy?

I mean, c’mon. What…like they can’t they keep their parents or something? Orphans seem to be a common theme in Final Fantasy, but parents aren’t amirite?!. Here’s a SPOILER list: […]

Sephiroth in flames from Advent Children Final Fantasy VII.

Why Final Fantasy Villains are Twisted…

We’re all aware that the main villains of Final Fantasy are a little off. Obviously, they’re “evil”. But for the most part, their “evil” is based on irrationality. So what […]

Garland's utters his famous line ''sKnock you all down'' in Final Fantasy.

Did Garland From the Original Final Fantasy Create the Final Bosses From Other Games?

Thanks to mmr93 for the inspiration here and here! Garland (Chaos) transformed Zemus into Zeromus, Exdeath into Neo-Exdeath, and created Cloud of Darkness and Necron. I’ve always thought that Garland […]

Warriors of Cosmos wallpaer for Dissidia Duodecim 012 Final Fantasy.

How Most Final Fantasy Games Contain Their Own Multiverse…

Besides certain elements (such as crystals, Chocobos, summons, monsters, Cid, etc.) every Final Fantasy resides in their own individual universe. But so many parallels exist, it seems like they are […]

Yoshitaka Amano's Cecil Harvey's Paladin and Dark Knight forms artwork for Final Fantasy IV.

Each Main Character’s Traditional Job Class Is Linked to Their Respective Story and Gameplay

Thanks to Leth09 for the inspiration. Game designers develop worlds which inform us of how our character’s progress. Each main character’s job class can achieve this. Can’t say much about […]

Cloud Strife and Sephiroth face off in the Final Battle from Final Fantasy VII.

We Never Fight Sephiroth Directly

Thanks to Tinfoil_King for the inspiration! Sephiroth’s probably the first villain everyone familiar with Final Fantasy can think of. Before him, most Final Fantasy villains were like the Shinra executives. […]

Tidus fades away in Final Fantasy X.

Most Final Fantasy Relationships Won’t Last 😞

Thanks to OnlyThingToDo for the inspiration! Every mainline Final Fantasy game has a happy ending. At the end of every Final Fantasy game, we tend to think the lead male […]

Garland holds Sara hostage in front of the Warrior of Light in Final Fantasy.

How are the Final Fantasy I – VI Worlds Connected? Let’s Look to Final Fantasy I: The 20th Anniversary Edition…

“Our promise to ourselves is that for every single game that we make, we are going to give it our all, and then we finish it, we’ll end it in […]

Sephiroth in flames from Advent Children Final Fantasy VII.

When Final Fantasy Villains Became Sociopaths Instead of Psychopaths…

I’ve written about the tonal shift of Final Fantasy villains and how they changed from one-dimensional stock characters to having some type of pathos. But why did they shift this […]

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Logo.

Why I Think Brave Exvius Can Be Final Fantasy XVI

Not is but can, as in able. Square Enix could take elements from Brave Exvius for the next Final Fantasy game: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius is a free-to-play role-playing game developed by A-Lim […]

The Gullwings, Yuna, Rikku and Paine, on the Celsius in Final Fantasy X-2.

Why Only Three Playable Female Characters in Your Party for the Mainline Final Fantasy Series?

I’ve noticed every mainline Final Fantasy game has no more than three heroines. This might not sound true but check for yourself. Only three. Why is this? When I discussed […]

Gilgamesh's character portrait from Dissidia Final Fantasy.

Gilgamesh’s Theoretical World B Timeline

The weapon collecting, dimension hopping, self-proclaimed “legendary swordsman”. Although possessing the body of a fiend, he holds a strong sense of loyalty and compassion. —Description Gilgamesh is Ex-Death’s right-hand man, […]

Firion's Blood Weapons in Dissidia Final Fantasy.

Blood Type Personality in Final Fantasy

Thanks to Schwahn for the inspiration. In Japan (and other East Asian countries), blood type is predictive of personality, temperament, and compatibility with others. So whereas the West has Myer-Briggs, […]