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Dead Sea (Chrono Cross)

Posted by on Feb 17, 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 Dead Sea from Chrono Cross, a JRPG for the Playstation.

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Final Chapter (Live-A-Live)

Posted by on Apr 23, 2012 in Oases of Beauty | 0 comments

April 2012 is Cloudy Month on Oases of Beauty, a look at the beauty of a cloudy day. This entry looks at the Final Chapter from Live-A-Live, a JRPG for the SNES.

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Ice Pyramid (Monster World 4)

Posted by on Jan 2, 2012 in Oases of Beauty | 0 comments

January 2012 is Ice Month on Oases of Beauty. This entry looks at the Ice Pyramid from Monster World 4, a sidescrolling Action-Adventure game for the Sega Genesis.

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Stage 2 (Enduro Racer)

Posted by on Sep 5, 2011 in Oases of Beauty | 0 comments

September 2011 is Sega Month for Oases of Beauty: a look at worlds from games from early Sega consoles. Today’s featured world is Stage 2 from Enduro Racer, a Motocross Racing game for the Sega Master System.

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