Hail to Whatever You Found in the Sunlight that Surrounds You
7 October 2010
Excerpt: I admit, I'm a new fan to the Atelier series. I tried the Mana Khemia games, but couldn't really get into them. I'm aware they aren't the same as the traditional Atelier games, but I never played Iris , so this was my only knowledge of the series prior. Funny enough, I thought I'd never involve myself with the series again until I visited NIS America last year and they handed me a copy of Atelier Annie .
Excerpt: As a long-time veteran of the series, I had a good idea of what I was getting into when I started Atelier Rorona: Alchemist of Arland . True to the series' roots, Atelier Rorona places a heavy emphasis on item crafting. If you use it, there's a good chance you'll have to make it. I didn't expect, however, to become so caught up in crafting that I'd end up missing out on things like meals, sleep and well... read on.