Zidane Tribal wallpaper in Final Fantasy IX.

Should Developers Cut Zidane’s Overly Dark Backstory Fom the Potential Final Fantasy IX Remake?

Thanks to Scott Baird of ScreentRants.com for the inspiration! 9. ZIDANE’S OVERLY DARK BACKSTORY Zidane Tribal was created to be a contrast to the moody protagonists who preceded him. Cloud […]

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 […]

Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII cover.

What I Like About the Final Fantasy Games Others Don’t Like…

I like unlikable characters. I don’t want to play a game where I can get comfortable with the cast. I’m comfortable around my friends, who I like. I don’t need […]

Early title concept logo of Final Fantasy IX.

Main Reasons for Why Final Fantasy IX’s “Sticks Out”?

Thanks to kerokaze for the inspiration! I wrote this post a while back about Final Fantasy VIII. Now I think I’ll come around to the next game in the series. […]

Ignis Scientia, Noctis Lucis Caelum, Gladiolus Amicitia, and Prompto Argentum in the original Final Fantasy allusion looking over Insomnia across a Bridge in Final Fantasy XV.

Every Chapter of Final Fantasy XV Refers to the Previous Final Fantasy Games

Final Fantasy XV. A game for fans and first-timers. Well, I guess. It’s definitely new. Final Fantasy XV is the first game to incorporate real-time battle, something battle planner Ito […]

Yoshitaka Amano's General Leo artwork for Final Fantasy VI.

Could NPCs and Other Playable Characters Also Be Warriors of Light?

At the end of Dissidia Final Fantasy, the Warrior of Light appears in an open field outside of Cornelia. The Warrior of Light could’ve been anyone, while in Dissidia Final […]

Yoshitaka Amano's Terra Branford 2 artwork for Final Fantasy VI.

What Does It Mean to Be the Main Character in Final Fantasy VI?

Thanks to Schwahn for the inspiration! The common narrative is Final Fantasy VI has no main protagonist. But where did this idea come from? Probably Kitase: “We began work on […]

Tidus fading away in Final Fantasy X.

The Final “Fantasy” of the Main Characters

A fantasy is a situation imagined by an individual that expresses certain desires or aims at the part of its creator. Fantasies sometimes involve situations that are highly unlikely, or […]

Yoshitaka Amano's Terra Branford riding in Magitek artwork for Final Fantasy VI.

Final Fantasy VI’s “Meta Protagonist”

Thank you TheSnowNinja for the inspiration! Who said this: The only main protagonist in FF6 is the player. The player makes the tough choices. The player decides if Shadow is […]

Agni's Philosophy Banner for Final Fantasy XVI.

Looking Ahead Towards Final Fantasy XVI, What Might We See?

Thanks to AshlarKorith for the inspiration! So, Final Fantasy XV came and lingers on. Two years after it’s initial release will mark the end of updates. Of course, the show […]

Tetsuya Nomura's Cloud Strife menu for Final Fantasy VII.

Every Final Fantasy Plot Mirrors Their Respective Main Character…

Thanks to Jason_Wanderer for the inspiration! Dedicated to guihcz! In this post, I talked about this: [Final Fantasy VIII] perfectly mirrors the hidden complexities within Squall himself. All the half-truths, […]

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 […]

Final Fantasy VIII and IX Covers.

How Final Fantasy VIII and Fantasy Fantasy IX Turned the Final Fantasy Series on Its Head…

Dedicated to oChocoboX! A while back ago, I talked about these two games being very different: VIII was a look forward into the future of JRPGs (notices the fast-paced combat, […]

Vivi Ornitier and Quina Quen wed in Conde Petie from Final Fantasy IX.

Why the Tumblr World Would Love Final Fantasy IX or, Where Did the Final Fantasy IX Fan Base Come From, According to Aspilanti84…

If there’s one thing I can appreciate about Aspilanti84, it’s his almost weird propensity to make weird theories. Here’s one where s/he suggests that Final Fantasy IX’s fanbase came from…Tumblr. […]

Warriors of Cosmos wallpaer for Dissidia Duodecim 012 Final Fantasy.

What Happened to Our Characters During Dissidia?

I don’t know where or when Dissidia takes place, but it seems to be in a universe beyond their spacetime. This means the normal logic of their world doesn’t apply. […]