WARNING: VERY EXTENSIVE.
The very first thing that caught my attention was ZUN's art; it's better than before. The drawings are still a bit weird, but now they are much better than when he first started. It goes to show how dedication gradually improves skill.
While I'm on the skill talk, let me tell you right now that Ten Desires is actually a pretty easy game. To the point that if it used the same system of EoSD and MoF (points = Lives; set lives at your whim in EoSD), I would call it the easiest one yet without hesitation.
The primary reason is that the bullet patterns are simply not as hard as seen in previous games. The difficulty starts picking up, predictably, at stage 4, but unlike some Touhou games, the Stage 4 boss won't change her …Read more >