In the second piece of our investigation into FFVIII's weird world of weird summons for weirdos. These ones are weird.
Imagine arriving home and not recognising anything at all, everything familiar gone. Imagine booting up a game and not knowing what it would be.
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Summons are old hat in Final Fantasy games, but the summon monsters in VIII are unusual in a very deliberate way. Come along as we pick apart the purpose of…
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Have you heard the one about Rinoa being the evil sorceress Ultimecia? Or the secret identity of Squall's father? Or the true purpose of the Shumi Tribe?
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