News from 2015

Gaming Masterpieces: Panzer Dragoon Saga

Gaming Masterpieces: Panzer Dragoon Saga

Published by Solo Wing .

YouTube channel ProDaKah has reviewed/discussed Panzer Dragoon Saga as part of the channel’s Gaming Masterpieces series. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sua8Q8toFck I found the comparison to Star Wars: The Force Awakens...

A Compilation of Panzer Dragoon Saga's In-Game Artwork

A Compilation of Panzer Dragoon Saga's In-Game Artwork

Published by Draikin .

Years ago, I ended up trying to extract some artwork images from Panzer Dragoon Saga, the Sega Saturn classic and only RPG in the Panzer Dragoon series. While I managed to write a small program to extract the grayscale versions of the images out...

Join the Panzer Dragoon Legacy Steam Group

Join the Panzer Dragoon Legacy Steam Group

Published by Solo Wing .

I’ve set up a new group on Steam for the Panzer Dragoon Legacy community. If you’re on Steam and wish to play games with other Panzer Dragoon fans, please join us. At the time of writing, this is the only Panzer Dragoon group on Steam. Panzer...

New Forum URL and Colour Scheme

New Forum URL and Colour Scheme

Published by Solo Wing .

The forum is back online and accessible via a brand new URL: discuss.panzerdragoonlegacy.com We’ve also added a new colour scheme to the forum to match the colours on the main site. It does, I hope, feel a lot more Panzerish to members. A...

Introducing Panzer Dragoon Legacy

Introducing Panzer Dragoon Legacy

Published by Solo Wing .

After much discussion, we’ve decided to rename this website from The Will of the Ancients to Panzer Dragoon Legacy. Please update your bookmarks to the new domain: panzerdragoonlegacy.com. This site has become the central hub for fans of the...

New and Replacement Art From Panzer Dragoon Saga

New and Replacement Art From Panzer Dragoon Saga

Published by Solo Wing .

JacKc has contributed some new images for our gallery, including a picture of the box of the Japanese version of Panzer Dragoon: He’s also sent me some replacement images. These previously were copied from Lagi’s old art site, but...

Panzer Dragoon Trilogy Artwork and Wallpapers

Panzer Dragoon Trilogy Artwork and Wallpapers

Published by Solo Wing .

Our contributors have uploaded some new wallpapers and updated art from the Panzer Dragoon games. First, JacKc has contributed these nine wallpapers from the Sega Ages 2500 website: He has also replaced the five Panzer Dragoon...

Sega "In a Difficult Place" For a New Panzer to Sell

Sega "In a Difficult Place" For a New Panzer to Sell

Published by Solo Wing .

As reported by SEGAbits, the Dengeki Playstation magazine asked some Sega developers (including Satoshi Sakai, producer Phantasy Star Online 2), some direct questions about the future of various Sega franchises, including the Panzer Dragoon...

 Custom Panzer Dragoon Saga Wall Scroll

Custom Panzer Dragoon Saga Wall Scroll

Published by Legaiaflame .

With the limited amount of official Panzer Dragoon merchandise/collectibles, sometimes the fans have to take it upon themselves to create new items. There are many examples of this ranging from: Panzer Dragoon coffee mugs, Panzer Dragoon key...

Translated PD Saga Interview by Shmuplations

Translated PD Saga Interview by Shmuplations

Published by Draikin .

Shmuplations has translated an old developer interview with some of the key staff members behind Panzer Dragoon Saga. The interview originally appeared in the AZEL -Panzer Dragoon RPG- strategy guide, and features the game’s director Manabu...

Video Game Music Online Interviews Saori Kobayashi

Video Game Music Online Interviews Saori Kobayashi

Published by Draikin .

Video Games Music Online have posted a new interview with Saori Kobayashi, which we of course know for her work on the soundtrack for the Panzer Dragoon and Crimson Dragon games. The interview discusses the various projects Saori worked on,...

Heart Beat Circuit, Featuring Music By Saori Kobayashi

Heart Beat Circuit, Featuring Music By Saori Kobayashi

Published by Solo Wing .

A new album has been released by BraveWave. Titled Heart Beat Circuit, the album was primarily produced by George “Smoke Thief” Baker, however the eighth track “Nights II” features additional writing and production by Saori Kobayashi. If you...

Xbox One May One Day Play Panzer Dragoon Orta

Xbox One May One Day Play Panzer Dragoon Orta

Published by Solo Wing .

Phil Spencer, the current head of Microsoft’s Xbox division, was asked on Twitter how much work would be required to run original Xbox games on the Xbox One. Phil’s response is certainly hopeful for players wishing to play Panzer Dragoon Orta on...

Custom Sega Saturn With Panzer Dragoon Saga Theme

Custom Sega Saturn With Panzer Dragoon Saga Theme

Published by Solo Wing .

Carl Tough James has contributed photos and a video of his themed Sega Saturn. The console has been customised using art from Panzer Dragoon Saga to produce this glorious finish: The custom console was created by Mark Liptak of...

Single Physical Dragon Theory Remastered Edition

Single Physical Dragon Theory Remastered Edition

Published by Solo Wing .

Back in 2012, we reviewed all of the articles on The Will of the Ancients as part of the effort to bring the site up to a higher standard of quality. During this clean up process we edited or rewrote most of the existing articles, but a particular...

New Search Feature Powered by DuckDuckGo

New Search Feature Powered by DuckDuckGo

Published by Solo Wing .

I’ve added a search box to the left of the site’s horizontal navigation. You can use this to search for any content on The Will of the Ancients. Searches are powered by the excellent DuckDuckGo search engine, a top quality alternative to Google...

Meeting Saori Kobayashi at Japan Expo 2015

Meeting Saori Kobayashi at Japan Expo 2015

Published by Matt .

After completing a remix for Brave Wave’s remix competition, I got talking with some of the associated people through social media, including Kobayashi-san. As Japan Expo 2015 approached, Kobayashi-san got in contact with me over Facebook asking...

More Official Artwork From Panzer Dragoon Saga

More Official Artwork From Panzer Dragoon Saga

Published by Solo Wing .

This afternoon I uploaded another batch of official art based on the characters, creatures, locations, and vehicles featured in Panzer Dragoon Saga. Some of this art is new to The Will of the Ancients, while some replaces older images with higher...

Video of Unreleased White Desert Crimson Dragon Level

Video of Unreleased White Desert Crimson Dragon Level

Published by Solo Wing .

Back in 2012, a video playthrough was posted on Japanese website NicoGame of the White Desert level from the unreleased Xbox 360 version of Crimson Dragon. The level was featured in trailers but never made it into the final Xbox One release. The...

Saori Kobayashi Will Be Attending Japan Expo in July

Saori Kobayashi Will Be Attending Japan Expo in July

Published by Solo Wing .

Saori Kobayashi, the composer of multiple games in the Panzer Dragoon (and Crimson Dragon) series will be attending Japan Expo in July. Brave Wave tweeted the following: If you’re Panzer Dragoon fan in Europe, drop by our booth at...

Farewell to the Panzer Dragoon Subsites

Farewell to the Panzer Dragoon Subsites

Published by Solo Wing .

Over the last few months we’ve been working to consolidate the subsites hosted here on The Will of the Ancients into a single website. Today that process is complete. All of the content that we’ve deemed worth keeping from Lagi: The Art of Panzer...

Site Map and Category Groups

Site Map and Category Groups

Published by Solo Wing .

The content on this site has grown like an infestation of monsters, one which must be constantly kept in balance to prevent chaos from overwhelming the humans who visit here. One issue that stood out was the long lists of categories that were...

Panzer Dragoon Orta Pre-Release Screenshots

Panzer Dragoon Orta Pre-Release Screenshots

Published by Draikin .

As we’re closing down Lagi’s The Art of Panzer Dragoon subsite, we’ve moved the pre-release screenshots for Panzer Dragoon Orta to the main website. You can find them by following this link (screenshots 68-129 were moved): Panzer Dragoon...

More Fan Art of the Blue Dragon

More Fan Art of the Blue Dragon

Published by Solo Wing .

I’ve added a fan sketch of the blue dragon about to fire homing lasers, to our archive: My thanks go to Josh Murray for this contribution.

A Complete Set of Data on Defeated Enemies Screenshots

A Complete Set of Data on Defeated Enemies Screenshots

Published by Solo Wing .

JacKc has captured screenshots of every enemy (and dragon type) from Panzer Dragoon Saga. I’ve added these screenshots in five new categories: Panzer Dragoon Saga Screenshots - Craymen’s Fleet Panzer Dragoon Saga Screenshots - Dragon...