RPGFan


Lunar Soundtracks Extravaganza!
07.18.05 - 10:34 PM

I've been promising it all summer, and even before that: the day has finally arrived my friends. Today, RPGFan completes the Lunar music discography.

(Technically, that isn't entirely true, thanks to a rare promo called the Lunar: Eternal Blue Premium CD. If there's a lucky fan out there who owns it and would like to review it for the 'Fan, consider doing so.)

(Furthermore, we can all hope that the upcoming Lunar: Dragon Song for DS will have a soundtrack release, giving us the opportunity to review even more music from the series.)

With those parenthetical asides out of the way, let's start by talking about what I did.

I reviewed three of the "2" soundtracks: Lunatic Festa 2, Magical Island 2, and Songs 2. The first is a half-drama for Lunar: Silver Star Story, the second is a half-drama for Magic School Lunar!, the third is a vocal collection for the series. All three were beautiful in their own way. I hope you take the time to read about these soundtracks and appreciate your RPG heritage.

Next, pictures editor Brendan Bronzan took a stab at another "2"...Lunar: Eternal Blue Lunatic Parade Vol.2 to be specific. Unlike the Festa series, which had four CDs, this is the end of the line for Lunatic Parades. How does the second of this two-disc collection pan out? Read Brendan's review to get a good idea.

Finally, we have a very special treat. GhaleonOne (a.k.a. Mickey Shannon), the founder of RPGFan (when it was still Lunar-Net) and now the current webmaster of lunar-net.com and creator of the official English Lunar: Dragon Song website, has written reviews of Lunatic Festas 3 and 4. G1 is the true master of all things related to this series, and his opinion is worth ten times that of mine when speaking about these fine games. Be sure to read his reviews.


Back
Patrick Gann




Twitch Schedule & Status

Sunday, June 24
The Misadventures of Tron Bonne • 10am PDT/1pm EDT

Mondays
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT

Tuesdays
Star Ocean: Second Evolution • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Wednesdays
Alundra • 12pm PDT/3pm EDT
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Thursdays
Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Fridays
Detroit: Become Human • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT
Guild Wars 2 • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Saturdays
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana • 5pm PDT/8pm EDT

Our Favorite Features: Part Three ~ An RPGFan 20th Anniversary Feature

Our Favorite Features: Part Three

20th Anniversary Feature
Little Dragons Café Hands-On Preview

Little Dragons Café

Hands-On Preview
Shadows: Awakening Preview

Shadows: Awakening

Preview
Cyberpunk 2077 Preview

Cyberpunk 2077

Preview
Retro Encounter 141

Retro Encounter 141

Podcast