Category: News

A new guide. How to run emulators and other programs in Wine with Japanese characters.

Hi guys, I’ve decided to write a new guide to help with something that I haven’t found a complete guide for. How to run Japanese programs (especially old emulators) while using Japanese characters inside of them and displaying them correctly. It’s not impossible, but to do so I had, at the time, put together various […]

Tuesday September 25th, 2018 in News | No Comments »

An actual update: HTML listings added!

Hello my loyal friends…it’s been a while, uhm? But I’ve got a good update to report to you all. With a bit of work (and spare time) I wrote a small program capable to transform the old .txt listings for the various emulated machines (NEC PC-60,NEC PC-88 and Fujitsu FM-Towns) on html tables, without all […]

Thursday September 13th, 2018 in News | No Comments »

New build of M88 available

Hi guys, a little update on the PC88 emulation front. Thanks to the effort of the dedicated Anna Wu, now the latest unofficial build (dated 23 February 2018) is now available in English. You can get it in the PC88 page.

Sunday March 11th, 2018 in News | No Comments »

Illusioncity is now on HTTPS!

A brief technical update. Illusion City now runs on HTTPS, in compliance to the new security standards for a good website. Enjoy your stay!

Sunday October 29th, 2017 in News | No Comments »

New version of M88 is out

Hi guys, A little update regarding the PC-88 emulation page. A new version of M88, maybe the most used and known PC88 emulator out there, has been released in the middle of June. I’ve added it to the emulation page. It lacks some advanced features that other version had but I think they can be […]

Sunday September 3rd, 2017 in News | No Comments »

News + Music of the Week – Massive Ego – I Idolize You

Hello again my fellow readers! I’ve did a small site update. I’ve added UTF-8 encoded version of the wanted and found list, many people had problems with the SHIFT-JIS encoded ones. For now, I’ve not received complaints about the other stuff list so I haven’t added a UTF-8 version for them. If you have problems […]

Friday August 25th, 2017 in Music of the Week, News | No Comments »

Music of the Week – Massive Ego – Beautiful Suicide

Here is something that I haven’t done frequently in those years of writing on Illusion City: to propose a brand new song from a brand new album for which the band is currently touring :)   Massive Ego is a very interesting Wave / Goth / Electro act from UK. According to their bio, they […]

Saturday May 13th, 2017 in Music of the Week, News | No Comments »

A new movie review: Break Up by Marco Ferreri

Hello my dear readers… it’s been a while since the last time we saw each other, isn’t it? :) I’ve reviewed a new rare movie, the very brilliant Break Up by the maverick and explosive Italian director Marco Ferreri, who gained notoriety for his very polemic movies in the ’60 and the ’70. I found […]

Monday May 1st, 2017 in News, Reviews | No Comments »

A Quiet Death movie reviewed

The hunt for obscure and valuable works of art continues! This time I’ve unburied a very interesting Greek movie of the ’80s on which I’ve stumbled by pure chance. It’s name is A Quiet Death and has some very interesting visual and psychoanalytical undertones. It was shot by a director, Frieda Liappa, who shot only […]

Saturday March 25th, 2017 in News, Reviews | No Comments »

3-Iron review added

After a period of silence, a new update! I’ve added a review for one of the best efforts from one of the most talented Asian directors, 3-Iron by Kim Ki-Duk. You can read it here.    

Sunday March 5th, 2017 in News, Reviews | No Comments »