Welcome to Fringes of Algo!
We are a fan site celebrating Phantasy Star, the long running science fiction saga from video gaming giant SEGA. As one of SEGA's flagship roleplaying titles, this series has enjoyed a dedicated fan following for over two decades. Now in our 18th year, we invite you to explore the saga through our articles and galleries covering games and books.

If you are a Phantasy Star fan, join in on the discussions in our community to share your own experiences with other fans of this classic series!
Phantasy Star IV: Pirate Editions
Following the success of Phantasy Star IV, that game's scenario was copied by pirate developers and released as a series of several games for the Famicom. Since being rediscovered on the Internet, this black sheep of the family has become infamous for the often horrible re-imagining of the original's comic book style cut scenes.

Learn more in our feature on the Phantasy Star IV: Pirate Editions!

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Happy Anniversary! And the 2015 Muskies go to...

Happy 18th anniversary, Fringes of Algo! It is now time to celebrate with the announcement of the winners for the 2015 Muskies Awards! :happy_marle: We had a great turn out for the awards once again this year. A big thanks goes out to everyone who participated; you make these awards possible and that's why the reflect the community. The results have been tabulated, so without further ado, let's get to the list of winners!

Vote in the 2015 Muskies Awards!

Voting in the fifth annual Fringes of Algo Community Awards, the Muskies, has now begun! As part of this year's anniversary celebration, these awards will recognize some of the outstanding members of our community. You, the community members, have submitted nominations in several categories. Now, from your top picks, we have the ballots for the 2015 Muskies!

Nominate in the 2015 Muskies Awards!

Welcome to the sixth annual Fringes of Algo Community Awards, the Muskies! As part of this year's anniversary celebration, these awards will recognize outstanding members of the community in many areas. Best of all, the winners are selected by you, the community members! It is now time to begin that selection with the nomination process!

Word Filter System Changes

Today, the automatic word filter system used on the board has been upgraded. Please bear with me as I explain exactly what has changed and what you can expect going forward with these upgrades.


Tonight I have put the site through some maintenance that included upgrades to the most recent version of the forum software. This maintenance is now complete and everything appears to be running smoothly.

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