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Postby Buddy Knox » Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:37 pm

God I love FF8 so much but the fact that there is a lengthy final dungeon past the point of no return is the reason why I've never been able to beat this game on replays. I just know that I'll get to the castle and I'll want to turn around and won't be able to.
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Postby goofy's dead wife » Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:39 pm

fuck i stalled out on ff8 immediately after getting to esthar, which i feel like happens everytime i try to play this game. i'm sucked into my playthrough of shenmue 1/2 before the third game comes out too.
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Postby goofy's dead wife » Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:40 pm

coincidentally, i'm at the exact same point of shenmue 1 i always stall out at (working the forklift job, think i'm nearing the end of day 3 so there's an end in sight there at least).
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Postby palmer eldritch » Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:41 pm

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this game is really great. I lost to the fake president. it's nice to lose to a boss fight. a lot of status ailments for so early in the game.


you can kill him with one phoenix down, he's a zombie


I'm not a speedrunner mate
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Postby palmer eldritch » Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:44 pm

I made it to what I think is probably the Disc 2 transition in FF8 and I haven't had a good time to play for a while but I will return
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Postby mcwop23 » Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:25 pm

yeah i’ve been slacking on 8 the past week
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Postby Pokemon Mastah » Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:33 pm

Buddy Knox wrote:God I love FF8 so much but the fact that there is a lengthy final dungeon past the point of no return is the reason why I've never been able to beat this game on replays. I just know that I'll get to the castle and I'll want to turn around and won't be able to.


I'm in the final dungeon now - I really love this section of the game. It's probably my favourite FF final dungeon. But like you, I wish it wasn't a point of no return.

FF8 is such an odd game. It's full of great ideas and moments that never quite cohere in a satisfying way. Still enjoyed replaying it though. I have no idea how you would complete some of these side-quests or obtain some of the GFs without a guide tho
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Postby palmer eldritch » Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:42 am

I picked up FF8 for some time again last night

such a weird game I love it
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Postby palmer eldritch » Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:46 am

however... I hit a limit on how much magic I can hold? fuck that I want every spell
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Postby mcwop23 » Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:49 am

like you’re ever gonna use demi except as a junction lmao
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Postby palmer eldritch » Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:52 am

I don't use most of them but does it matter
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Postby Viz » Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:09 pm

Finished FFX last night. Really liked the ending, and Tidus saying goodbye to Yuna was pretty affecting. My battle against Jecht Sin was an oh well. I used up all my Overdrives and Aeon's were all dead and I still had about 52,000 hp left on him, so i was pretty resigned to losing and just trying again. As a last resort, I summoned Yojimbo and gave him the rest of the money (about 130,000) and yeah, he pulled out the Zumpano and I won. Oh well. It's a victory.

Started FF12 and this will be the first time I've ever played it. Looking forward to it.
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Postby Durham » Mon Nov 25, 2019 8:03 pm

Ff12 story has gotten so bad I get my phone out during cut scenes and wait for battle again
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Postby struttin' evil mushroom » Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:36 pm

i have posted this hot take several times but i honestly don't know what people see in the story for 12

it's like they were trying to write a political thriller but just ended up turning on CSPAN
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Postby dusky » Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:46 pm

do people ride for the ff12 story? i don't even remember it very well and i finished it like 2 months ago.

that being said i did enjoy the game
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Postby Meeps » Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:02 pm

I've definitely seen people holding up the story in 12 as one of its strengths, which I don't get at all.
The story started to feel kind of incomprehensible to me, but that may be because it was so boring I started zoning out during the cutscenes. Gameplay rules, though.
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Postby brent » Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:23 pm

dusky wrote:do people ride for the ff12 story? i don't even remember it very well and i finished it like 2 months ago.

that being said i did enjoy the game

lol this is pretty much me as well. i feel like the party characters are interesting but the npc’s are maybe the most boring of any ff. i don’t really even remember the main antagonists
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Postby brent » Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:24 pm

ff6 is definitely the best story in the series right?
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Postby palmer eldritch » Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:28 pm

yeah definitely
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Postby palmer eldritch » Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:28 pm

I mean FF1 is pretty good
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Postby mcwop23 » Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:42 pm

8 rules

i overpowered because that’s what i do but still
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Postby Durham » Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:36 pm

c-span might be overly generous re: 12
hearing these stupid words said outloud is embarrassing

it’s a fine game thanks to the gambit and job system and speed up option but man, the “Shakespearean” stuff is abysmal, there’s zero character development, and I have no idea what the point of the plot is

Honestly stunned this gets praised as much as it does
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Postby Viz » Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:47 pm

I'm at the point where I just found Ashe and now crossing this really large desert.

I've seen reviews of the story describing it as Game of Thrones like, and yeah, it's pretty overwrought and throws as many places and names at you as it can and expects you to remember them. I think this is the first game where I was given the choice to use the Japanese voices and at least I have that.

All that being said, I'm enjoying the game. The environments are cool so far, and Vaan isn't annoying as a main character goes. The combat system is fun and once I get more gambits, I'm sure there's some interesting programming to be done.
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Postby brent » Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:01 pm

it reminds me of star wars, but then again i've never sat through an entire star wars so what do i know
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Postby Buddy Knox » Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:10 pm

For a game that I put so much time into I can't remember the plot or any of the characters except for the rabbit woman and the guy she pals around with.
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Postby Meeps » Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:17 pm

brent wrote:it reminds me of star wars, but then again i've never sat through an entire star wars so what do i know


It's definitely got some Star Wars prequels vibes to it.
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Postby Durham » Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:52 pm

Prequels is a good comparison yeah
Really enjoying the hunts and the gambit system in general. It’s weird how much this game predated open world games and fast travel. Just like with X, I just wish I could not have any vocals. Kinda worried about ff7R when it comes to hearing all this shit instead of reading it
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Postby new blood, » Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:25 pm

Every so often I think of this cancelled game and get a little bummed

i was just going to suggest that maybe everybody should cool out maybe
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