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JRPG thread, please post only the best /vr/ jrpgs and action jrpgs
Post what? Look at the previous version of the list, then compare to the one I commented on.
RTwP is fine in Baldur's Gate. It seems likely you have not actually played the game.
>>5168545 >it seems to me that turn based combat does not rely on any form of skill, strategy or preparation for that matter >And when you can't get past a fight it doesn't mean you have to take a different approach but simply that you have to spend the next four hours or so in random encounters until your party stats let you face the next level
So now getting your party members experienced isn't "preparation"?
Predicting movements is a skill. Like, there's a guard command for a reason. But I most people would just take the hit.
It's kinda like playing a good card game. The luck of the draw is only half of it. You got to track what's been played and what you're discarding.
Wow. I realize my mistake now. I saw the action RPG list which had Tg16 and some Saturn stuff on it, and mistakenly remembered the regular rpg list as originally having them as well. I was the wrong one. Just want to apologize for being weird. Sorry.
Which is the better 2?
2. Unless you prefer 2 as well, in that case X2
MMX2 is the superior 2 because MM3 is the actual pinnacle of the classic series and MM2 is overrated because it was too many babby's first MM game.
MM1 has an overly annoying level design where enemies pops out of every pit you try to jump over, push you down from every ladder etc.
MM2 smoothens the stages out while diversifying the bosses, setting you up to stumble on the finish line while having a pleasant time getting there again.
MM3 kind of goes back into MM1 style of level design with more gotchas, and now plenty of diagonally placed enemies so you need to use correct subweapons for the stages not to be annoying slogs. Also duller graphics and music and admittedly less polish due to development being a mess.
Yo, what are some retro games set around Christmas time? Do you think Parasite Eve is comfy?
Batman Returns, any system.
In Donkey Kong Country 3, if you enter your name as MERRY, it changes all the bonus rooms to holiday themed items and music.
Snatcher is an obvious one, I think.
die hard trilogy
>ctrl-f "Christmas Nights into dreams >zero results Bunch of slack-jawed faggots around here, I swear to God.
Do you ever grind out levels to prepare for a tough part of a retro game?
Nina can suck a dick.
I like this guy. Please keep subbing more episodes! SA is dead and good riddance
Nice to know someone's enjoying himself.
Though I do gotta correct you, SA ain't dead yet. They subbed the adventure of link 2 parter on september and october. To find their subs on nyaa you have to write "game center cx" instead of "gamecenter cx"
im so sorry kike anon i just couldnt help myself
Anyone else really torn about Kaga?
He has a great attitude, he's helpful and has a lot of nice running jokes...but he's repulsive. Every time they allow him on screen with his hair slicked back and showing that messy receding hairline, together with his mainland chinese-looking physionomy, he's just hard to stomach. I don't even know why it bothers me this much, he's not the first ugly AD. But it's like he hits some unknown golden ratio of ugliness that makes him unbearable to my eyes.
Is they're anything /vr/ you are glad is gone/not as common?
>wired controllers were a fucking annoying mess with the exception of certain games like fighting games wired controllers are much comfier and the way to go >a lot of games don't let you pause the game such as Mortal Kombat back in the day >memory cards Anything else you guys can think of that you're glad is dead with modern gaming?
Not saying this cannot happen with newer consoles but cartidge based games hanging up and glitching out cause of a dirty connector or pins, or even just a bump on the console. Had a cat who wanted to lay on my NES while I was playing, was always a 50/50 it would die
>>5173037 >Turok 2
It was Turok: Rage Wars. That is why the gray cartridges of the game cost so much more. They are the fixed version and there are way fewer of them.
first thing that came to mind was memory cards
Also a ton of shit when it comes to PC gaming. That shit is so streamlined nowadays, it's just set-it-and-forget-it. Don't need to worry about hardware configurations and drivers and updates or any of that shit.
>>5173115 >Had a cat who wanted to lay on my NES while I was playing, was always a 50/50 it would die
God damn, you must have went through a lot of cats.
>wired controllers were a fucking annoying mess Nope, completely disagree. Give me a wired controller, always. >memory cards The only bad thing about memory cards was that you needed a dozen of them unless you were cool with deleting your 100% saves. That wouldn't be an issue today.
After some digging on the wayback machine, I managed to find some rare screenshots of Pre-E3 and E3 builds of Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance. Very interesting.
The following is from what I think is either the E3 build or one of the Post-E3 builds
I have tons of MKDA beta screenshots, but this would be the wrong board to post them, as this game is not retro.
I've never once played a Final Fantasy game. Despite its seemingly universal, glowing praise, I know absolutely nothing about Final Fantasy III, to the point it might as well be an entirely new game. I got an SNES Classic recently, is Final Fantasy III an all right game with which to start?
6 is one of the weakest final fantasy games so it's not a terrible place to start because pretty much wherever you go from there it's gonna be more enjoyable.
as someone who find the series boring and uninteresting I always find amusing how the best title for someone is the worst for some other
I mean, there are 15 main titles and various spin-off, how contrarians can you be?
Pretty much every FF fan only likes half the games in the franchise
>>5172680 >If you want to be pedantic blame Square
Square NA. The rest of the world want nothing to do with that naming.
>>5173236 >The rest of the world want nothing to do with that naming.
Don't be ridiculous. Who else outside of Japan in 1991 even knew about the other games in the series? It was not common knowledge in North America and undoubtedly even less common most everywhere else. If you routinely imported Japanese games you were an extreme minority. So it was a reasonable decision for Square NA at the time.
By 1997, the existence of the Japanese-only releases had become common knowledge thanks to the internet. And with the new Playatation, platform, worldwide release, and massive hype for the new game it was a perfect time to synch the naming scheme permanently.
>You have to randomly guess which npc tells you about a certain lake >you have to randomly guess who gives you the moonlight comb >you have randomly guess again how to fill it with moonlight I'm all in for experimenting and thinking but dear god is this a cryptic game all the time.
Even if it were it's not a good reason to keep sinking lower and lower.
What's so special about video games that you can't be a pompous ass about them?
Fear not, anon. The stricter moderation blue boards will see after they move to the 4channel domain will weed out a lot of the shitposting.
>>5172605 >Talking to NPCs multiple times is for optional content is unacceptable
Don't you end up having to clean up everything with Final Emperor anyway?
I really really like Dragon Age Origins, so I decided to try out where bioware all started. I tried Baldur's Gate 1, and I made my way through it. It was really goddamned boring, with generic ass lore and shitty characters. However I head 2 was significantly better, so I made it through.
I only made it through irenicus's dungeon and did some quests in town and I just don't get it. How can a game be so glitchy, frustrating and boring? So many enemies, combat is a slog, that fucking tomb area, not being able to free the people from the ship because THE FUCKING PATHFINDING DOESN'T KNOW HOW TO WALK THROUGH A FUCKING DOOR, the same boring characters, the same boring everything Literally the only part I like so far is the circus quest, even then it was just a generic combat thing Is it worth it to stick through? Is there ANYTHING worth my time here? Is the beginning the worst part of the game or something?
I'd like to know why you kept going when you didn't like it...I dropped BG1 after the mines and I took the time and effort of getting both games and installing all the mods to make it into a trilogy and I still refuse to continue...I'll just take that loss of time and move on...Bioware games earlier than KOTOR really aren't worth going back to, the people who like the older games played them when they were new, but no one playing them for the first time now will like them.
>>5171860 >where bioware [...] started >not playing shattered steel
Did you try BG2 after BG1? They are pretty different games, even though they may look similar on the surface. If I were to play BG1 for the first time now, I imagine I would probably want to drop it as well. You have to be in the right mindset to enjoy its big achievement (exploration), and the other aspects of the game are definitely not very polished. But BG1 was a surprise hit and the increased budget and refinement in BG2 is pretty clear.
I have to say I think it is a little funny that you mention KOTOR as the cutoff, because that is a game I found painfully slow and had to drop halfway or so in.
Because despite having a headache the entire time I WAS having some amount of fun. There were nuggets of good writing, I liked some of the characters, I liked the strategic part of combat and (very personal reason) I have some nostalgia for the AD&D 2E system
Learn to CRPG already.
So what IS the correct aspect ratio for SNES games?
What the fuck are you even talking about?
This discussion is clearly beyond your limited intellect so kindly pipe down.
Kindly blow my pipe, fuckboy.
A circle is just a type of oval.