So, I'm totally swamped with coursework and studying for tests and typical junk, and like the good student I am, I find myself reminiscing about Kingdom Hearts. So, why not make a post about one of my all time favorite series!
has a very special place in my heart (hehe, see what I did there?).
However, unlike the typical way of playing any major series of games (in order),
I played them in an unusual order,
to say the least.
I was first introduced to the series when my
sister begged and pleaded with my father to buy her Kingdom Hearts:
Chain of Memories as well as the latest Game Boy Advance SP (in a classy red).
After she had gotten the game and spent countless hours (like 30)
beating it, she, after more tantrums than
I am willing to admit, let
I started it up and was instantly amazed by it, the card system
was so intriguing to me at the time and the general story line was pretty rad
(though I was young, I actually read the dial ogue). After finally beating the game and
Marluxia and his freaking flower ro bot thing, I was overwhelmed with
happiness and sadness that the game was over. But, hold up,
what's this? YOU CAN PLAY AS RIKU!! You may not
know this but Riku is one of my favorite characters of
all time. Hell, I even use Riku as the prefix
to most (read: all) of my usernames
online. Playing through the story
line as Riku was just as
fun playing it as
Now, I don't remember much from the game save
for the stuff mentioned above. You may be wondering why I'm writing about a
game that is nearly 8 years old, well, I ju st so happened to stumble upon the game.
I blew into the bottom of it and was o bviously greeted with dust in my face
and fired up the old GBA:SP an d started one of the saved games.
I, slowly remembering how the card system worked, lost my
first battle against some high leveled Heartless and
explored a bit before deciding it was time
to act like an actual good
student and finish my
This game will forever be remembered as the game that started it all. It made me appreciate the dedication that any group of individuals put into making a truly amazing game that players would actually enjoy (and make a lot of money off of it). And it also introduced me to one of my favorite series of all time.
Well, that's it for now, I'll probably be making some posts about KH1 and KH2 in the near, distant future!
|Marluxia and his "flower robot thing"|
I hope you guys aren't too mad about the whole formatting thing (or totally OCDed at the fact that the hearts are not symmetric), if you are, remember two things: It took me forever to do it and, the most important thing, this here blog is MY blog!
Ha, have a good one!