Missing in Action: Legacy of Kain

Legacy of Kain

Lessons to Live By

Over a decade-and-a-half ago, I first made acquaintance with a series of games about a vampire named Kain. It was during the final days and weeks of late 1996. Sony’s PlayStation had been out on the market for a couple of years already, but I had so far not purchased one for myself – mainly because I was a high school student with a part-time job, paying for a car, and just didn’t have the cash to spend on one. However, a massive television advertising campaign for a game that would be released in the coming months, Final Fantasy VII, was just kicking off, and I knew, come hell or high water, that was the game I had been waiting to buy a PlayStation for. Continue reading