13 studio albums, three compilations, two live albums, and a box set. More importantly, Bon Jovi sold “more than 130 million records worldwide.” Not bad for a group of guys constantly playing second fiddle to Bruce Springsteen. As a huge Bon Jovi fan, I’ve always wanted to rank their discography.
But I didn’t just want to focus on studio albums. I stretched to compilations. And solo albums from frontman Jon Bon Jovi, keyboardist David Bryan, and former guitarist Richie Sambora. What isn’t included is digital-only live album Inside Out and the lesser-known compilations and EPs.
No post this week. I returned from a one-week vacation to Tampa, Florida only a few days ago, so I never had the time (or a decent computer) to write anything.
I returned with a heavy traveling bag, though. Unlike western Michigan, Tampa is rife with music and game stores. I quickly devolved into a kid in a candy store as I searched countless stores filled with used games, many of them old and/or Japanese. By that, I mean these were the Japanese versions of games. Since I can use the Retron 5 to add an English translation to these games, I have the opportunity to play games never released outside Japan, like Romancing SaGa.
But this is meant to be a quick post, so I won’t go into detail. (I do intend to write about some of the stories I enjoyed most in a future post, however.) So I’m out!
I’m currently listening to the album Painkillers by Brian Fallon, singer and songwriter from The Gaslight Anthem and The Horrible Crowes. As I chew on his new batch of songs, I look back at the band that earned him deserved attention.
A question that newer Fire Emblem players might ask is how does each game relate to one another? Does each setting exist in the same world but at different times, like The Legend of Zelda? Or does Fire Emblem share more in common with Final Fantasy, where most games only share non-essential elements, like a person named Cid?
The answer is a little of both, actually.
Fire Emblem Fates changes up the series in a number of ways while continuing features popularized in Awakening, but where did these features come from? What’s their lineage within the Fire Emblem series?