Posts Tagged ‘Gainax’

Princess Maker 1 revamp coming this month

After Princess Maker 2 Refine arrived last year, fancying-up and officially translating the fantasy parent simulator RPG, our Graham hoped that the never-fully-translated Princess Maker 5 might follow. Nope! Next up is Princess Maker Refine, an update of the 1991 original. Like PM2 Refine, it’s updated with new full-colour art, voiceovers (in Japanese), new sound, and those sweet Steam chee-chees. Have a peek in this announcement trailer: Read the rest of this entry »

Princess Maker 2 Refine Coming To Steam Tomorrow

My son is six-months-old, but my daughter is almost fully grown. She’s a homemaker, which is fine, but it’s not what I had in mind when god bestowed the child upon me. I spent all our money on magic lessons, after all.

This is how most of my experiences go in Princess Maker 2, a life simulator from 1993 that’s by turns moreish, compellingly daft, and creepy. Previously the only way to play it outside of Japan has been by grabbing it from an abandonware site and applying an unofficial translation patch, but 23 years later it’s getting an English and HD rerelease on Steam called Princess Maker 2: Refine [official site].

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