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Opening Time: Recettear Dated’n’Priced

Cast your mind back. Back! Back to the distant, murky, forgotten times of July 19-22nd 2010. Life was so much different then. We could have been anything that we wanted to be. We were also talking excitedly about Recettear, the Japanese indie game that had you playing the owner of a cheerfully stereotypical RPG shop. All we had to go on was a demo. Now,…

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Capitalism, Ho! Recettear

I really, really like this. Even though it arguably gets its core gag absolutely wrong. It's the old pun about why RPG shops are happy to repeatedly buy and sell the same old crap to the same old heroes writ large, as a rather funny and monstrously compulsive strategy-RPG hybrid. The fact there's an RPG in that... well, that's what it gets wrong. The RPG…

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