This one is just for the geeks and nerds amongst us, but being one myself – I thought I’d share anyway. There is a limited edition of Atelier Meruru crystal paper weights that have been created and that are up for sale. For those who are not in the know how, Atelier Meruru is the last game in the Arland series meant for the Sony Playstation console. The game series requires the player to play as an alchemist to collect items and use recipes to produce better ones thus advancing through the game. The games are generally centered around a turn-based combat system, in which the items made through alchemy come into play, either to boost the character’s abilities, or for offensive, defensive, or support items.
Unfortunately its going to be a Japan only item – being launched on June 23. So you do have some time to get your resources together and ask a friend or relative who is in Japan to send one to you. Atleier Meruru: The Alchemist of Arland 3 the paperweight will come in premium packaging and cost 10,290 yen ($125). The box will also include a copy of the game.