Regarding absence and a lack of content

I’m going to go ahead and start this with saying that I’m about to delve into a few personal things. It may be more information than you were looking for, but it doesn’t change the fact that it is extremely relevant to what is going on with me. With that said; Anyone who has been following me may have noticed that I was putting out content rather regularly, but since have not for the past two months. I’ve even been posting rather sparsely on Instagram, which was a platform that I used to be fairly active on. I had tried to keep myself consistent with releasing something new every Monday, whether it was a blog post or a video. But I started to slip from this trend back in August, and then completely in September.

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Retro RPGs & Gaming Magazines: Japanese Ads, Part 1

One of my favorite parts of old gaming magazines is the advertisements. Granted, that doesn’t mean that I’m particularly fond of all the ads that I see, but if it slaps on relevant artwork from the game, I’m definitely more drawn to it than if it uses something else entirely. That’s part of the reason why I tend to like Japanese magazine ads over North American ones. That’s why I wanted to share a collection of magazine advertisements from Beep! Mega Drive, a Japanese magazine that focused on, you guessed it; Sega’s Mega Drive, Mega CD, and Game Gear. This collection doesn’t contain every single ad that I have gathered together, as some are too visually similar or don’t have anything particularly noteworthy about them compared to other ads for the same game. But you’ll certainly see a variety of familiar titles as well as obscure ones.

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