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Poll ended at Sun Nov 09, 2014 11:27 am

Wild Arms
15
36%
Dragon Quest/Dragon Warrior
12
29%
Grandia
15
36%
 
Total votes : 42
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Re: TR 2015 Poll - Jan - RPG

by MrPopo Sat Nov 01, 2014 9:31 pm

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BoneSnapDeez wrote:Also, one save point. :lol:



um....typoe I hope....you mean one save file....right?

In the original Dragon Quest you can only save by talking to the king in the starting castle. As you level up you'll get a spell that will return you back to the castle for easier saving.
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Re: TR 2015 Poll - Jan - RPG

by noiseredux Sun Nov 02, 2014 12:31 am

WTF? Dragon Quest is dead last? I am dissapoint, Retro Community.
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Re: TR 2015 Poll - Jan - RPG

by dunpeal2064 Sun Nov 02, 2014 4:35 am

Its just too short for a whole month. Fwiw I wouldn't have voted in Ys either.

Plus, I haven't played either Wild Arms or Grandia, so I'm looking forward to either of those.
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Re: TR 2015 Poll - Jan - RPG

by BoneSnapDeez Sun Nov 02, 2014 8:53 am

If a game is "too short" you could always play through multiple ports. That's what I did with Lost Vikings this year.

Besides, you have a month window to play the game - it's not like the game actually has to take a month to complete.

dunpeal2064 wrote:I wouldn't have voted in Ys either.


Don't start with me.
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Re: TR 2015 Poll - Jan - RPG

by ZeroAX Sun Nov 02, 2014 8:57 am

noiseredux wrote:WTF? Dragon Quest is dead last? I am dissapoint, Retro Community.


8-bit RPGs are not as popular I guess.
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Re: TR 2015 Poll - Jan - RPG

by Sload Soap Sun Nov 02, 2014 9:13 am

Well, Enix never bothered their arses to release a mainline Dragon Quest game in Europe until DQ8 so that's part of my reasoning for choosing Grandia.
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Re: TR 2015 Poll - Jan - RPG

by dunpeal2064 Sun Nov 02, 2014 9:55 am

BoneSnapDeez wrote:If a game is "too short" you could always play through multiple ports. That's what I did with Lost Vikings this year.

Besides, you have a month window to play the game - it's not like the game actually has to take a month to complete.


For sure, I know it doesn't have to be a month-long game, but DQ isn't even a day long. There is no window for discussion as I am playing the game. Once I sit down, I'll finish it, and... then yeah, I guess I could discuss it afterwards, or before playing another port of the game. I realize this is how it works normally, but I think an RPG month should have a bit more meat to it personally.

Playing Grandia or Wild Arms just sounds like more fun. Clearing an area, killing a boss, getting sick gear, then coming here while I am still playing the game to discuss it before diving back in. That is something I would not really do with DQ.

And hey, I like Ys, that was the point. I don't dislike DQ, I just don't think it lends itself to as interesting a discussion style as the other two games would. And, I've never played the other two games, so that helps too.
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Re: TR 2015 Poll - Jan - RPG

by noiseredux Sun Nov 02, 2014 4:05 pm

dunpeal2064 wrote:Its just too short for a whole month. Fwiw I wouldn't have voted in Ys either.


What? HLTB averages it at 14 hrs. That's not an afternoon. I mean, I guess if you've played thru it a bunch of times you could sort of rush through. But for most dudes, this would be a longer game than Metal Slug that we did last year.
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Re: TR 2015 Poll - Jan - RPG

by alienjesus Sun Nov 02, 2014 4:37 pm

Sload Soap wrote:Well, Enix never bothered their arses to release a mainline Dragon Quest game in Europe until DQ8 so that's part of my reasoning for choosing Grandia.


This is a pretty big one for me too. And I've played Wild Arms and found it to be serviceable but mediocre, so I'd rather we try something else. I hear Grandia's battle system is pretty cool, but I know almost nothing else about it.
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Re: TR 2015 Poll - Jan - RPG

by Sload Soap Sun Nov 02, 2014 5:09 pm

What I know about Grandia is that my brother played it for 14 hours straight the day he bought it and it made him feel ill. He never played it again.
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