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Retrospective of the Road

9 April 2011 Spaztique conceived Endless Blue.
17 July 2012 Spaztique revealed his idea for Endless Blue and posted the Stage 1 theme.
Later that day, Popfan would contact him and provide some suggestions for gameplay mechanics.
1 February 2013 FullHitPoints contacted Spaztique and provided his service as an aspiring game developer.
12 February 2013 Team Gaijin Alex was founded by Spaztique, Popfan and FullHitPoints.
15 March 2013 Spaztique posted the Stage 1 boss theme for Endless Blue.
18 April 2013 Spaztique posted the Stage 2 theme for Endless Blue.
18 May 2013 After having expressed his desire to draw some character art for Endless Blue, Scarlet Rhapsody was accepted into the circle.
15 July 2013 Spaztique posted the Stage 2 boss theme for Endless Blue.
18 September 2013 Popfan conceived Rampant Crescent Flora.
30 January 2014 Website construction has begun.
1 February 2015 Popfan offered programming assistance to Michirin for her game MajiKana, jumpstarting the first instance of Team Gaijin Alex collaborating with another developer.
(As he was still too inexperienced with programming at the time, however, FullHitPoints would join in not much later and the two would divide the workload between each other.)
9 April 2015 Website construction was started over.
1 July 2015 MajiKana (demo version) v0.01 released.
10 July 2015 MajiKana (demo version) v0.02 update.
14 July 2015 The blog was created.
17 July 2015 The website has gone public.
21 July 2015 The Japanese version of the website was rewritten in many areas thanks to the proofreading of Tsukune429.
17 September 2015 10,000 hits!
18 September 2015 The first day of TouhouCon 2015. Team Gaijin Alex members Spaztique, FullHitPoints and Popfan meet up in real life for the first time.
29 November 2015 MajiKana’s full release delayed to spring of 2016; update video released.
4 April 2016 A contract with Super Fighter Team was signed to bring MajiKana to the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis console.
7 May 2016 MajiKana’s full release delayed until further notice; update video released.
19 May 2016 Scarlet Rhapsody was removed from the circle.
15 September 2016 50,000 hits!
24 October 2016 Popfan announced chain of lucidity.
2 June 2017 The website was completely redesigned. Special thanks to Koifish for proofreading the Japanese text.
14 July 2017 A contact form was added to the Contact page of the website.
15 July 2017 An alternate, mobile-friendly version of the website was created.
1 October 2017 chain of lucidity (trial version) v0.01a released.
5 October 2017 100,000 hits!
1 January 2018 chain of lucidity’s full release delayed until further notice.
1 April 2018 Re: Emergency everyday gameplay footage released.
5 April 2018 Started posting the Re: Emergency everyday soundtrack to YouTube.
14 April 2018 Removed the mobile-friendly version of the website and added the Gallery page.
8 July 2018 Sokoban v0.50 released.
17 September 2018 chain of lucidity v1.00a released.
20 September 2018 chain of lucidity v1.01a update.
22 September 2018 chain of lucidity v1.02a update.
24 September 2018 Started posting the chain of lucidity soundtrack to YouTube.
20 October 2018 Finished posting the chain of lucidity soundtrack to YouTube.
24 November 2018 chain of lucidity v1.02b update.
29 November 2018 chain of lucidity v1.02c update.
25 December 2018 Additional Re: Emergency everyday gameplay footage released.
Also, Proto-Unreality Replication ~Len’en Kai Mugenri~ is now on sale.
Check it out on the newly-added Goods page.
5 January 2019 chain of lucidity v1.02d update.
18 January 2019 200,000 hits!
25 February 2019 Finished posting the Re: Emergency everyday soundtrack to YouTube.
10 April 2019 chain of lucidity v1.02e update.
20 May 2019 chain of lucidity v1.10a update.
13 July 2019 chain of lucidity v1.11a update.
2 January 2020 chain of lucidity v1.12a update.
1 February 2020 Spaztique and FullHitPoints have retired from the circle.
4 February 2020 chain of lucidity v1.13a update.
5 February 2020 The website received a minor design update and outdated information was corrected.
Special thanks to MSLabo102 for proofreading the Japanese text.
9 February 2020 chain of lucidity v1.14a update.
2 May 2020 chain of lucidity v1.15a update.
6 July 2020 Slight visual updates to the website.
Also, the MajiKana game page has been removed. See blog post for further explanation.
2 February 2021 Popfan announced his latest album, Dextrous Yet Destitute.
16 April 2021 Dextrous Yet Destitute has been released.
10 August 2021 Popfan posted the Rampant Crescent Flora soundtrack to his Soundcloud.
11 August 2021 Reposted the Endless Blue soundtrack to YouTube, along with previously unreleased tracks.
13 August 2021 Once again, the website has been completely overhauled.
The Gallery, Goods and Links pages were removed and the Music page was added.
Special thanks to MSLabo102 for proofreading the Japanese text.
19 August 2021 Set up a Discord server. Click here to join.
26 September 2021 chain of lucidity v1.20a (and v1.20b) update.
8 October 2021 chain of lucidity v1.20c update.
20 October 2021 chain of lucidity v1.20d update.
26 December 2021 500,000 hits!
12 February 2022 Team Gaijin Alex now operates under the new name “Retrograde Road”.
Also reworded and expanded parts of the website and added lightbox galleries to all game pages, as well as dark mode.
5 April 2022 Added some missing events to the History page.
7 April 2022 chain of lucidity v1.20e update.
9 April 2022 chain of lucidity v1.20e hotfix released.
15 April 2022 Moved all game download links server-side, added download links for all previous versions of chain of lucidity, and implemented download counters.
Latest News
15 Apr 2022
Moved all game download links server-side, added download links for all previous versions of chain of lucidity, and implemented download counters.
9 Apr 2022
chain of lucidity v1.20e hotfix released.
7 Apr 2022
chain of lucidity v1.20e update.
5 Apr 2022
Added some missing events to the History page.
12 Feb 2022
Team Gaijin Alex now operates under the new name “Retrograde Road”.
Also reworded and expanded parts of the website and added lightbox galleries to all game pages, as well as dark mode.
26 Dec 2021
500,000 hits!
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