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.
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 .