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Faery Realm (Folklore)

Posted by on Jun 9, 2014 in Oases of Beauty | 0 comments

June 2014 is 3D Month for Oases of Beauty, proving that Alice Kojiro does, in fact, play post-SNES games. This entry takes a look at the Faery Realm from Folklore, a 3D Action-Adventure for the Playstation 3.

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Vale of Tears (Alice: Madness Returns)

Posted by on Feb 24, 2014 in Oases of Beauty | 0 comments

February 2014 is Acid Trip Month for Oases of Beauty; a celebration of bizarre, unclassifiable worlds. Today’s featured world is the Vale of Tears from Alice: Madness Returns, an Action game for the Playstation 3.

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Mushroom Hill Zone (Sonic & Knuckles)

Posted by on Jun 24, 2013 in Oases of Beauty | 0 comments

June 2013 is Forest Month for Oases of Beauty. Today’s featured world is Mushroom Hill Zone from Sonic & Knuckles, a Platformer for the Sega Genesis.

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Wood Man (Adventures of Bass)

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Oases of Beauty | 0 comments

June 2013 is Forest Month for Oases of Beauty. Today’s featured world is Wood Man’s stage from Adventures of Bass, a Mega Man 2 hack by Sivak Drak.

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Boggly Woods (Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door)

Posted by on Jun 10, 2013 in Oases of Beauty | 0 comments

June 2013 is Forest Month for Oases of Beauty. Today’s featured world is Boggly Woods from Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door, an Action-RPG for the Game Cube.

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