Shining Studies is possibly one of the most interesting areas of Shining Force Central as it includes all kinds of background information, miscellaneous facts, theories and re-translations.
Developer Interviews and Comments
For various reasons translations are not always accurate, and as such we've been given a wrong impression of the events in some of the games, and about Shining history. Fortunately, some of the important, mis-translated diaglogue has been re-translated by fans and are available below. Likewise, names often change in translations, and I've done my best to compile a list of the original Japanese names, their origins and how they should have been translated.
Background Information, Theories & Trivia
Series timeline & connections between the original (Camelot) Shining games.
Individual maps for the games and crossover map showing relative locations.
Relationships between the characters, shown as graphical family trees.
The Shining World is full of a multitude of weird and wonderful races.
Background information translated from the Official Guidebook.
Did you know...?
Things you may not have noticed or known about the Shining series.