One Controller Port Podcast – Episode 53: Final Fantasy XI Mobile and Sexy Steam

This week I talk about the Final Fantasy XI Mobile Screenshots, Final Fantasy XI Offline and the push to censor visual novels on Steam.

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The Cutting Room Floor Page for Final Fantasy XI

(Special thanks to Remidog for the title screen image!)

The Cutting Room Floor page for Final Fantasy XI is live! If you’re unaware, TCRF is a website used to document unused content from video games. An FFXI page didn’t exist, so I decided to create one for the PC version of Final Fantasy XI. I’m debating making a more extensive blog post to sum up my findings.

Special thanks to Rich Whitehouse who created the Noesis 3D model viewer tool and added support for Final Fantasy XI. I likely wouldn’t have taken up this project without his work allowing me to view and export data from the game.

Also special thanks to OtherEhm, who helped with using HxD and provided general support for setting up the TCRF page as well as deciphering data from Final Fantasy XI.

One Controller Port Podcast – Episode 45: Cut Content, Dead Storefronts and Eating Gods

This week I report on my progress with the TCRF page for Final Fantasy XI, PUBG’s removed weather effects, the death of the Wii Shop Channel and, finally, some God Eater 3.

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One Controller Port Podcast: Episode 41 – Lots of Sword Art Online

This week I talk about Sword Art Online and some of the video games surrounding it, as well as the gap in English language Japanese news coverage of video games.

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Final Fantasy XI: The Lost Town of Sel Phiner

Exploring unused content that doesn’t make it into a final game might be my favorite time sink on the internet. Over the years, I’ve spent many late nights on websites like The Cutting Room Floor and Unseen 64 digging through the discoveries of others. Exploring old game content, either via old media releases or even data mining the game itself, reveals development stories of what could have been.

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