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Old 07-12-2007, 01:46 PM   #41
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I agree about Suikoden. The PS2 games for me are lacking, but Suikoden I and II are terrific, especially II, which has the best plot and characterisation of the series.
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Old 07-12-2007, 02:19 PM   #42
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The "Tales of" series all have Real-Time battles, they play similar to a 2D fighter wich really makes the battles less of a drag. Not allot of them were released outside of japan, and even less of them made it to europe.

Ones I know of that have been translated are
Tales of Eternia(PSP, PS1)
Tales of Symphonia(Gamecube)
Tales of the Abyss(PS2)
Tales of Phantasia(Snes, GBA)
Tales of Destiny(PS1 I think)
Tales of the world(PSP)

Only Symphonia and Eternia made it to europe, Phantasia came out over here on the GBA aswell I think.
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Old 07-14-2007, 05:36 AM   #43
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Level 5 new game for PS3, White Knight Story, looks really interesting..
http://www.gametrailers.com/player/13330.html
What do u think?
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Level 5 new game for PS3, White Knight Story, looks really interesting..
http://www.gametrailers.com/player/13330.html
What do u think?
I think I need to find a way to get rich fast. How else am I suppose to find the time to play all these games coming out?
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Old 07-18-2007, 08:20 AM   #45
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How about Chrono Cross? anyone played it? how is it? - (trailer)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAo7K4V4ntA

Front Mission 4 seams cool, I remember playing the 1st one .. it was cool for a while. - (short review) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuWkm...elated&search=
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Chrono Cross is one of the few perfect 10s at Gamespot, if that's any indicator.
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I tried it and couldn't get into it. It certainly wasn't as good as Chrono Trigger, and Chrono Trigger wasn't that amazing in itself. But I dunno- maybe you'd like it. It's well made.
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Old 07-19-2007, 01:39 AM   #48
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I tried it and couldn't get into it.
Any special reason? (like bad story, awful gameplay ... something like that)

Am I the only one that played Ephemeral Fantasia ? - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ib1AknAdm0

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Old 07-20-2007, 12:16 AM   #49
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Am I the only one that played Ephemeral Fantasia ? - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ib1AknAdm0
The graphics looks distinctly PS1 , what's so good about this game ?!
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The graphics looks distinctly PS1 , what's so good about this game ?!
Good? Probably just one minigame, the Guitar minigame (its where guitar hero was born )

Some people loved it (http://rr.ps2.ign.com/rrview/ps2/eph.../13594/63908/), some hated it (90%). Me? Hated it but then again.. my ex-girlfriend gave it to me .. free stuff.
Now i miss it, it was the 1st and only game that took me 1 year to finish (pretty difficult).

..by the way, it was the 1st RPG realesed for PS2
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Good? Probably just one minigame, the Guitar minigame (its where guitar hero was born )

Some people loved it (http://rr.ps2.ign.com/rrview/ps2/eph.../13594/63908/), some hated it (90%). Me? Hated it but then again.. my ex-girlfriend gave it to me .. free stuff.
Now i miss it, it was the 1st and only game that took me 1 year to finish (pretty difficult).

..by the way, it was the 1st RPG realesed for PS2
No wonder it still looks like it's from PS1 , probably finished for PS1 and realised that PS2 already came out and quickly port it to PS2.

Not a fan of guitar hero , so won't be interested anyway. 1 year ? I don't think i can play for one year , i would have dump it after a month at the most if it's proving too difficult.

Back to the topic , how about Saiyuki : Journey West for PS1 ? Currently replaying it again , a RPG/Strategy. Very much in the veins of Final Fantasy tactics (although not quite as good)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6yrphOLwAs

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Any special reason? (like bad story, awful gameplay ... something like that)
Well, it wasn't bad, but it wasn't good either. The battles were pretty boring, and I got sick of how unfocused the story was. Specifically, I stopped playing when I realized that for some random reason I'd missed an entire character who I'd never be able get because of that. But that was just the last straw- I'd been unimpressed for hours already with how little of an interesting linear story it had.

More detail I can't give- that's all I remember.
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Back to the topic , how about Saiyuki : Journey West for PS1 ? Currently replaying it again , a RPG/Strategy. Very much in the veins of Final Fantasy tactics (although not quite as good)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6yrphOLwAs
The only FF tactics i played was for GameBoy Advance.. was cool but the plot was too simple.
If you like Strategy RPG's then try Fire Emblem, great game from the same creators of Advance Wars:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0buy5NBIvuM
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i liked ff tactics advance quite a lot, but the last boss kept killing me?
are there any good turn based strategy games for PSP, btw?
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Old 07-20-2007, 01:11 PM   #55
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if you liked ff tactics advance you should try Tactics Ogre, same thing with more depth and a serious story:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocFJOjvnz5Q

FF tactics for PSP will be released October (U.S and Europe), but you probably know that:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxaqwkpe_Pw

...other than that, theres no other good strategy rpg for PSP that i know of.
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The only FF tactics i played was for GameBoy Advance.. was cool but the plot was too simple.
If you like Strategy RPG's then try Fire Emblem, great game from the same creators of Advance Wars:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0buy5NBIvuM
Problem is , i only have PS1 and PS2 , Fire Emblem i believe is for neither system.

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if you liked ff tactics advance you should try Tactics Ogre, same thing with more depth and a serious story:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocFJOjvnz5Q
Doesn't Tactics ogre actually predates final fantasy tactics , i know that they have ogre battle & tactics ogre first , then final fantasy tactics afterwards in the PS1.

My favorite strategy RPG in the PS1 is actually

Brigandine
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJS2RW1-YWs

They had a grand edition for the game in Japan which had anime cutscenes (you can see some of the clips on youtube) but that edition was never picked up for US which is damn shame as i liked this game. The graphics are perhaps outdated now but you can never beat the thrill of seeing your monsters get upgraded after leveling up, i.e your ghoul upgraded into vampire and then upgraded into vampire lord or your plain vanilla dragon turned into a fearsome fire dragon etc.
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Problem is , i only have PS1 and PS2 , Fire Emblem i believe is for neither system.
GBA, Gamecube and Wii...You can always download a GBadvance emulator

If you have a PS2 and you like Strategy RPG's then you should definitely play:

Disgaea - Best Strategy RPG's ever (they say, i agree ), Ive only played for a few hours (friend's house) and it can be pretty funny - http://www.gametrailers.com/player/974.html

La Pucelle: Tactics - http://www.gametrailers.com/player/1862.html

(both from Atlus, same guys who made Bringadine )
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I have both disgaea 1 and La Pucelle actually , i got bored of disgaea after a while as it took me ages to build up my character and my weapon with no end in sight , La Pucelle i only tried for a short while , hasn't really delve into it. Some day , i will probably sit down and try both again.
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Old 07-21-2007, 02:29 PM   #59
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I see youve already played many RPG's
Played Grandia, Xenogears or Vangrat Story? If so, are they any good? whats good and bad? thanks

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I wanted Xenogears, but it was never released hither.
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