So, as a hero, you need to get from place to place. In many games, this involves moving about by horses, boats, rafts, or airships. In Secret of Mana, you travel via cannon.

Yes, you, the brilliant and powerful hero, jump into a barrel loaded with gun powder, armed by a man that looks like the Midnight Bomber Which Bombs at Midnight, and this seems like a good idea.

Sometimes I have to wonder how it is this people survive breakfast, let alone their many, torrid, adventures.
 
    

When evil spreads across the land, and darkness rises and the monsters roam. When the creatures of the night make beautiful music, and the things that go bump in the night go bump with greater enthusiasm. When the world is in peril and is in need of a hero...

These guys are, sadly, the best the world can hope for. These are the adventures of the heroes of CVRPG. They mean well, they try hard, and occasionally they do the impossible...

They actually do something heroic.