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Rise of Mana Trademarked

June 18th, 2013 | Kassidy Kearey | Filed under Seikens

Square Enix filed for a trademark with the name Rise of Mana last week, suggesting that a new title in the Seiken Densetsu series could be in the works. Given the title, could it be, perhaps, a re-release of SD3? It doesn’t quite fit, but you’ll hear more about it here as we find out.

Pray that it isn’t another social mobile game for Japan only.


Source: Siliconera


RIP Hirō Isono

June 13th, 2013 | Kassidy Kearey | Filed under Seikens

img031Isono was born in 1945 in Aichi Prefecture Japan. He graduated from Aichi University of Education 1968. From 1970, He worked for a corporate design studio and he started his career as a free-lance illustrator. Isono’s work, with its main theme in nature, whether jungle, forest, or tropical, is filled with a serene atmosphere, with the strength and appeal of Nature’s wonder.

In 1991, he provided the main visual for Final Fantasy Adventure (Seiken Densetsu), and would continue providing illustrations for the series. The main artwork from Secret of Mana, Seiken Densetsu 3 and Dawn of Mana, as well as work in Heroes of Mana, were all penned by him.

He sadly passed away on the 28th of May due to heart failure.



It still works!

March 18th, 2013 | Kassidy Kearey | Filed under Seikens

After a lot of cleaning contacts and power-cycling the SNES, managed to load up my copy of Secret of Mana for the first time in over a decade, and the save-games are still there. Even has the save-game started by the guy I bought it off second hand however many years ago it was.


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An Overclocked Christmas

January 15th, 2013 | Dr. Sheexy | Filed under Seikens

Happy very belated holidays everyone! I’d have posted this sooner, but the e-mail about it was lost to my terrifyingly disorganized inbox from last semester, but now it has surfaced, hooray!

OC Remix did another Christmas album this year. Since I can’t figure out how the heck the new audio player works on the site anymore, you’ll have to head to the source to listen to the music:

An Overclocked Christmas: Volume 6

Once again, Rozovian, who I’ve mentioned before in a few updates about an SD3 fan album, took part. This time Rozovian provided two tracks, one of which involves tracks from Secret of Mana. According to Rozovian, the remix consists of, “Two sources, with a reference to a third. I called it Wish. Guess the main source. ; )”

I’m placing all of my money on the main source being “Happenings of a Moonlit Night”.

Joking aside, the track is a really relaxing almost somber sounding keyboardy track which really fits the mood of the weather outside my window right now. Also, see if you can pick out the three tracks involved. I can catch Wish and Fear of the Heavens, but the third is lost on me. I can only assume it is “Happenings of a Moonlit Night”.

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Forum notice

November 17th, 2012 | Deques | Filed under Seikens

The forums have had a very unusual registration activity the last few days. Most of them were spammers. They only had one purpose: to spam the forum. So we have cleaned all those spam threads from the forums. We do not want these in our community, even it’s not active. All accounts who were registered after 15th November are all deleted. This means that all those who are legit users were also deleted. So if you are one of them you have to register again. I am sorry if your account got deleted.


Happy Halloween!

October 31st, 2012 | Kassidy Kearey | Filed under Fan Stuff, Secret of Mana, Seikens

One of Kassidy’s pumpkins for this year is Thanatos in his Dark Lich form from Secret of Mana. Stay safe, get candy, scare people!



October 15th, 2012 | Deques | Filed under Seikens

Last time we had polls active was beginning of last year. After an upgrade we didn’t bring back the polls. But I have now installed the Poll plugin again, and to my surprise all of our previous polls are not gone.

But should we bring back the polls to Seikens. I let you decide

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Contact us (Spam us)

October 1st, 2012 | Deques | Filed under Seikens

I brought back the contact form. Hopefully it will filter out the spam and actually work as intended. If you got questions or feedback, feel free to use the Contact form

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More games added to the gallery

September 29th, 2012 | Deques | Filed under Gallery Updates, Seikens

Well, it took a few more days than I thought it would take. I already added them to the gallery, but I didn’t publish them until now. Better later than never.

The gallery needs to be polished a bit more before it is finished. I am missing a few more games in the Seiken Densetsu series. Kassidy is helping me to gather those images and upload them. Hopefully the gallery will be completed next week. Check out the Merchandise section in the gallery. You will find Tomnet’s awesome Mana collection


The gallery is coming back

September 25th, 2012 | Deques | Filed under Gallery Updates, Seikens

Finally, after than a year the gallery is finally coming back. We haven’t really actually done anything to take it back after the last incident last year. But we finally got the motivation to bring it back.

If I recall we were using zenPhoto for the gallery and at that time before everything went down last year we were using a really old version of WordPress. But now we are up to date. Meaning we can use those powerful plugins that are available for WordPress. NextGen Gallery is such plugin, and this is the one we are using for the new gallery.

Right now the are only four categories in the gallery: Cosplay, fan art, Final Fantasy Adventure and Secret of Mana. The rest of the categories will be up later (hopefully not next year).