Same stuff in Star Ocean 2 for the PS. I have the original PS Version and it's a blast to play whenever I get in the star Ocean feel. I remember going through it 3 times, but I never beat the game. The first time I made it to the last boss but apparently he has some sort of Limiter and I triggered an event which took the limiter off, and then I just gave up because I'm not a level grinder. I remember entering the fight and being wiped the first 3 seconds, FIRST 3 SECONDS. Impossible to fight the last boss without doing some grinding.
The other two times I talked or examined one thing and triggered a series of event. It was a snowball effect the whole time, which I got a kick out of when playing. You'll really love the PS version. Let me know if you can't find the 2nd one and I'll definitely let you pick up the original PS version rather than the PSP version. I know I'll be picking the PSP version when I get a PSP, so I'm not weary at all with departing from my original.
The music in the game was amazing as well, a lot of great tracks like "Dynamite!" and "Kamikaze".
haha... but to answer to the topic: Yes I liked the Structure of Star Ocean. I love a game where one little thing can change the outcome of a game greatly. :)