Operation Rainfall Origins Archive

Operation Rainfall Origins is an editorial piece where our staff team talks about a game that had a profound influence on them and led them on a journey to where they are in gaming today. It may be their first video game, it may be their favorite video game, it may be the game that opened their eyes to gaming as a unique storytelling medium, it may just be the game that gives them the simple pleasures of just playing a game. These are our stories, and we hope you enjoy them.


The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening | Jonathan Higgins, Admin

Final Fantasy VI | Clinton Nix, Contributor

Persona 3 FESScott MacDonald, Review Manager

Final Fantasy Adventure | Steven Boaz, Contributor

Pokemon Blue Version | James Best, Contributor

Pokemon Crystal Version  | Kyle Emch, Writer 

Streets of Rage | David Rawlings, Editor

Final Fantasy IX | Jared Cyhowski, Website Manager

Okami | Charlotte Buckingham, Editorial Head

Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones | Stephanie Yang, Contributor

Valkyrie Profile | Justin Graham, Writer 

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask | Rose Weitz, Assistant Editor

Xenogears | Steve Baltimore, Reporting Manager

Dragon Force | Chris Stollings, Youtube Manager

Pokemon Colosseum (http://www NULL.operationrainfall NULL.com/oprainfall-origins-pokemon-colosseum) | Jodie Langford, Writer/Translator 

Demon’s Crest | Josh Speer, Writer

About the Author

Jonathan joined the oprainfall Staff a few months before the US release of Xenoblade Chronicles. He began as a dedicated editorial writer for the site, but over time was recognized for so much more than just that. He is now a co-owner of the oprainfall website, helping to maintain the site itself, as well as ensure its content is given proper quality control. Motivated primarily by philosophy and “knowing his roots” as a gamer, Jonathan spends his time playing games for their stories or creating his own.