Thursday, 21 September 2017

Dou Jiang... What?

It's safe to say that everyone who has played through Shenmue II will know this restaurant in the Lucky Charm Qr. It's an integral part of the story and is a place you have to visit every time.

But what is it actually called? Even the game itself seems to be rather unsure about its name...

Thursday, 14 September 2017

The Handguard And The Sword

When you go to the Dojo and Ryo has the sword in his hand and the handguard in his inventory, you can make him try to fit the latter over the blade. However, he quickly realizes that it doesn't fit.

Is it not from the sword after all? Is the katana that Iwao uses in the flashback a different one?

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Lost Man Mo Store

I'm sure you all noticed this worn out and unreadable sign when stepping out of the Yan Tin Apartments at the start of the quest to find a store that has Man Mo in its name.

But did you know that there is a readable version of the sign, pointing to a lost Man Mo store?

Saturday, 2 September 2017

Cassette Tape Subtitles

Did you ever ask yourself how the subtitles work when Ryo listens to the cassette tape?

Chances are you never thought about it because "what could be so special about them?"