Month: December 2015

Bosses versus Mini-Bosses

I was recently thinking of the old Dragon Quest video game series and it occured to me that there are two or three minibosses and one big end game boss in the first game, released in US as Dragon Warrior. You have the Dragonlord at the end, you have the Green Dragon guarding the Princess, there is the Golem protecting the city and there is the Axe Knight protecting Erdrick’s armor. Compare that to the first Final Fantasy game and you will run into 11 bosses to battle, each at different portions of the game, sort of like checkpoints to measure your progress. (more…)