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Battle Network’s DenTown Area Shows Why Building Cities Around Cars Sucks

While the Cyber World is often labyrinthine, with paths twisting around into dead ends, or looping back onto themselves, the Real World is mostly straightforward. There's lots of open space to move around, and clear landmarks to help orient yourself.

This is not the case in DenTown, a mid-to-late-game Real World area in the first MegaMan Battle Network game.

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Battle Network's Best Styles, Souls, and Crosses

Over the years, in all his various forms, MegaMan has been known for his ability to draw power from those around him to create new forms and abilities. The Battle Network series was no different, with the fact that MegaMan is a computer program this time around being the perfect way to introduce all kinds of ways to augment and upgrade his data.

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The Best MegaMan Battle Network Quotes (Part 1)

MegaMan Battle Network is a goofy series of games. Some of the writing is absolutely wild. This is a post to commemorate some of my faves from Battle Networks 1, 2, and 3.

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Ranking the Battle Network Games

For the longest time, Battle Networks 1 and 3 remained blind spots in my time with the series. I don't know why I never went back and played those through emulation or grabbed some old carts. But now, thanks to the Legacy Collection, I have played those!

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My Battle Network Story

In the summer of 2003, my family moved for the first time in my life. I was 10 years old. That's a tough time to have to leave the only home and school you've ever known.

Luckily, I managed to keep in touch with exactly one friend: my best friend at the time, Alex.

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