History Main / YasumiMatsuno

18th Jan '13 9:02:28 PM EarlOfSandvich
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[[quoteright:150:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Yasumi-Matsuno_1318.png]] Yasumi Matsuno is a game designer who started out at a small company named Quest, then got bought out by Squaresoft, then left to join {{Level5}}. He has a long working history with HitoshiSakimoto for the music and AkihikoYoshida for the artwork, and is friends with translator AlexanderOSmith. He is basically responsible for the IvaliceAlliance as well. He has directed the following: [[index]] * VideoGame/OgreBattle * VideoGame/TacticsOgre: Let Us Cling Together & Wheel of Fortune * VideoGame/FinalFantasyTactics * Videogame/{{OgreBattle64}} * VagrantStory * VideoGame/FinalFantasyTacticsAdvance * [[{{VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII}} Final Fantasy XII]] * Guild 01: [[{{VideoGame/CrimsonShroud}} Crimson Shroud]] [[/index]] He has also been involved with: * ConquestOfTheCrystalPalace: Planning - his influence can be seen in the news reports and the sheer number of different items * MadWorld: Story Tropes that frequently appear in his works: * AncientConspiracy * AntiVillain[=/=]AntiHero * BlackAndGrayMorality[=/=]GreyAndGreyMorality * BonusBoss / BonusDungeon: Extremely big ones that can take a while! * CharacterAlignment / KarmaMeter * CorruptChurch / GodIsEvil * EncyclopediaExposita: To the point where [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZykVVoM_YYE the first trailer for Crimson Shroud (last fourth of the video)]] is simply a look at RPG books with SurprisinglyGoodEnglish * FaceHeelTurn / ChronicBackstabbingDisorder * FramingDevice * GambitPileup * JobSystem * LightIsNotGood * LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters ** TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Unfortunately, with so many players in the story there are always at least a few characters who might not be felt to have lived up to their potential. OTOH, it adds realism. * LoveableRogue * MedievalEuropeanFantasy * SpaceColdWar / FantasticNuke: He used to be a political science student, and also studied Eastern European history, thus influencing many of his storylines. Other influences: * ColdWar * DungeonsAndDragons * StarWars * TabletopGames * TheYugoslavWars
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[[quoteright:150:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Yasumi-Matsuno_1318.png]] Yasumi Matsuno is a game designer who started out at a small company named Quest, then got bought out by Squaresoft, then left to join {{Level5}}. He has a long working history with HitoshiSakimoto for the music and AkihikoYoshida for the artwork, and is friends with translator AlexanderOSmith. He is basically responsible for the IvaliceAlliance as well. He has directed the following: [[index]] * VideoGame/OgreBattle * VideoGame/TacticsOgre: Let Us Cling Together & Wheel of Fortune * VideoGame/FinalFantasyTactics * Videogame/{{OgreBattle64}} * VagrantStory * VideoGame/FinalFantasyTacticsAdvance * [[{{VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII}} Final Fantasy XII]] * Guild 01: [[{{VideoGame/CrimsonShroud}} Crimson Shroud]] [[/index]] He has also been involved with: * ConquestOfTheCrystalPalace: Planning - his influence can be seen in the news reports and the sheer number of different items * MadWorld: Story Tropes that frequently appear in his works: * AncientConspiracy * AntiVillain[=/=]AntiHero * BlackAndGrayMorality[=/=]GreyAndGreyMorality * BonusBoss / BonusDungeon: Extremely big ones that can take a while! * CharacterAlignment / KarmaMeter * CorruptChurch / GodIsEvil * EncyclopediaExposita: To the point where [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZykVVoM_YYE the first trailer for Crimson Shroud (last fourth of the video)]] is simply a look at RPG books with SurprisinglyGoodEnglish * FaceHeelTurn / ChronicBackstabbingDisorder * FramingDevice * GambitPileup * JobSystem * LightIsNotGood * LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters ** TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Unfortunately, with so many players in the story there are always at least a few characters who might not be felt to have lived up to their potential. OTOH, it adds realism. * LoveableRogue * MedievalEuropeanFantasy * SpaceColdWar / FantasticNuke: He used to be a political science student, and also studied Eastern European history, thus influencing many of his storylines. Other influences: * ColdWar * DungeonsAndDragons * StarWars * TabletopGames * TheYugoslavWars[[redirect:Creator/YasumiMatsuno]]
15th Dec '12 2:58:57 PM ssfsx17
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* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotPolitical / FantasticNuke: He used to be a political science student, and also studied Eastern European history, thus influencing many of his storylines.
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* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotPolitical SpaceColdWar / FantasticNuke: He used to be a political science student, and also studied Eastern European history, thus influencing many of his storylines.
22nd Jul '12 10:25:16 AM EarlOfSandvich
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* OgreBattle
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* OgreBattleVideoGame/OgreBattle
16th May '12 4:23:23 AM CaellachTigerEye
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* AntiVillain * BlackAndGrayMorality
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* AntiVillain AntiVillain[=/=]AntiHero * BlackAndGrayMoralityBlackAndGrayMorality[=/=]GreyAndGreyMorality

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* AntiVillain * BlackAndGrayMorality** TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Unfortunately, with so many players in the story there are always at least a few characters who might not be felt to have lived up to their potential. OTOH, it adds realism.
25th Mar '12 3:51:03 AM EarlOfSandvich
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* TacticsOgre: Let Us Cling Together & Wheel of Fortune
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* TacticsOgre: VideoGame/TacticsOgre: Let Us Cling Together & Wheel of Fortune
13th Feb '12 8:06:21 PM Ghilz
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* {{OgreBattle64}}
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* {{OgreBattle64}}Videogame/{{OgreBattle64}}
22nd Jan '12 9:21:30 AM ssfsx17
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* ConquestOfTheCrystalPalace: Planning
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* ConquestOfTheCrystalPalace: PlanningPlanning - his influence can be seen in the news reports and the sheer number of different items
4th Nov '11 6:47:33 AM LadyMomus
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* FinalFantasyTacticsAdvance
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4th Nov '11 6:36:13 AM LadyMomus
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* FinalFantasyTactics
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* FinalFantasyTacticsVideoGame/FinalFantasyTactics
3rd Nov '11 10:07:27 PM ssfsx17
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