10/31: Legend of Valkyrie, Secret of Mana and Bubble Bobble developer interviews added.

9/30: Fatal Fury 3, “Short Cuts” and Vagrant Story (Part II) developer interviews added.

8/31: Vagrant Story, The Story of Sonic Team, and Lufia developer interviews added.

7/30: Pokémon, Game Design with Fukio “MTJ” Mitsuji, Yasumi Matsuno x Shigeru Miyamoto and Yasumi Matsuno x Hideo Kojima developer interviews added.

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shmuplations.com is a repository of Japanese game developer translations, covering primarily (but not exclusively) older arcade and console games from the 80s and 90s. Despite the name “shmuplations”, I cover all genres: platformers, rpgs, strategy, vs fighting, and more.

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