What’s Next for Drillimation Following Their Return from Hokkaido (not an actual vacation, but a virtual one)

Last weekend, the Prophet Driller dedicated most of it playing Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. We got most of the assets done for the first stage of the Touhou 4: Lotus Land Story NES Demake. We want to get it done by the end of this weekend. But we have six more stages aheadContinue reading “What’s Next for Drillimation Following Their Return from Hokkaido (not an actual vacation, but a virtual one)”

Reflecting on Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

As of this writing, I had just finished Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. Regardless of which version I have, I always refer to it by both versions. But either way, I did take a trip down memory lane by playing it. I have also played the original, including Platinum. I first got the opportunityContinue reading “Reflecting on Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl”

The Hokkaido Loophole that Led to Western Kozan

After the Great Hakurei Divide, the border that separates Japan and Kozan, was built following the Sakoku edict to keep Japan’s people in, people in Japan discovered another loophole in Hokkaido and found another way to get into Kozan without the fear of being shot and killed by those guards. The youkai Takarazawa clan enteredContinue reading “The Hokkaido Loophole that Led to Western Kozan”

Despite Dropping Out, the Prophet Driller Finally Got His College Degree

Six months have passed after Drillimation Systems voted to leave college. Even after that time has passed, the Prophet Driller received his college diploma, just one semester early before his original intended graduation on Friday, November 12, 2021. Drillimation Systems voted to leave college in the spring of 2021. And now, everything had come toContinue reading “Despite Dropping Out, the Prophet Driller Finally Got His College Degree”

Drillimation Will Not Be Livestreaming For the Next Two Weeks

Drillimation Systems performed their last livestream on November 12, 2021, and will not be streaming for the next two weeks, and for good reason. For those who have not seen the Twitter banner or in some cases Monthly Updates November 2021, a new Pokémon adventure is expected to begin on Friday, November 19, 2021, andContinue reading “Drillimation Will Not Be Livestreaming For the Next Two Weeks”

The Great Hakurei Divide in the Drillimation Danmaku Universe

The Great Hakurei Divide is the border that separates Japan and Kozan. While it today exists as an international border, it wasn’t always this way. The border’s roots go all the way back to the Edo Period. Edo Period Many people in Japan fled to Kozan during Japan’s long period of bloody civil wars. AfterContinue reading “The Great Hakurei Divide in the Drillimation Danmaku Universe”

Reflecting on the First Mario Maker 2 Stream

On Friday, November 5, 2021, Drillimation Systems launched their first Super Mario Maker 2 livestream. The speedrun involved a series of courses being played in succession. The Prophet Driller also inputted the level codes for each stage being played, as well as reading the names of the creators, even if their name was displayed usingContinue reading “Reflecting on the First Mario Maker 2 Stream”

Preparing for Tomorrow Afternoon’s First Mario Maker 2 Livestream

Drillimation Systems has been preparing extensively for the first Super Mario Maker 2 Livestream on Friday, November 5, 2021. The schedule had to be temporarily adjusted to be at 2:45 PM that day to accommodate temporary changes. This comes after the Prophet Driller uploaded a two-part series of unboxing a new USB splitter and captureContinue reading “Preparing for Tomorrow Afternoon’s First Mario Maker 2 Livestream”

Monthly Updates: November 2021

Hi, this is Driller from Drillimation. Halloween has just passed and I can’t believe we’re making it to the end of the year! November 19 also marks the release of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, which are Nintendo Switch remakes of the Nintendo DS games Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. That was one game IContinue reading “Monthly Updates: November 2021”

Reflecting One Year Ago When Drillimation’s Liking Activity was Halted in November When the Recent Tab on Instagram was Removed

Almost exactly one year ago on October 30, 2020, we could quantitatively confirm that Instagram liking activity was shut down when the Recent tab on all hashtag pages were removed. The shutdown occurred as a result of the 2020 US presidential election taking place and continued after Joe Biden was declared the winner of theContinue reading “Reflecting One Year Ago When Drillimation’s Liking Activity was Halted in November When the Recent Tab on Instagram was Removed”