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31  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Completion List 2015 on: February 08, 2015, 01:02:22 PM
1) Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
2) Bastion
5) Jade Empire
6) Enola
7) Final Fantasy Dimensions -- derivative, yes... in some ways... but I really thought this game was a boatload of fun! (I love the Matrix Software additions to the old FF games, so this really worked for me)

I think that's been it for the calendar year thus far. Might have been a point and click adventure in there I forgot about.

I actually really loved everything I played so far. I think I'm intentionally gravitating towards the games in my backlog that I knew I'd love.
32  Media / The Soundroom / Re: Game Music Bundle 8 - 168 tracks for $1 on: January 04, 2015, 09:57:51 AM
I still haven't listened through all of it. Enjoyed most of what I've heard so far.

"Gods Will Be Watching" has me really intrigued. I really want to play the game after listening.
33  Media / Multiplayer RPGs / Re: TERA: Fate of Arun Expansion on: December 29, 2014, 10:31:31 PM
I've been meaning to get back to this game. I got to endgame of base before any expansion content was released. The only thing I hadn't done was Shandra at hardest difficulty.

And yeah, I play Mystic. <3
34  Media / Game Journals / Re: Breath of Death VII (Livestream on twitch) on: December 22, 2014, 06:36:14 PM
gah, bummed I missed pt 2. hopefully I'll be able to see the end of this one. This game is rad, and you make it even more interesting. :)
35  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Youtube on: December 18, 2014, 01:30:19 PM

I might be reading into it too much, but this song is super smart and subversive.

Also the music video is super cool. You got Bollywood and Henry Winkler in the same vid. That's pretty baller.
36  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: The SaGa (emphasis on the captials) Thread on: December 14, 2014, 12:30:54 PM
I liked SaGa 2 for being the most 'focused' I think.  That and it had stellar graphics and OST.

SaGa 2 (FF Legends 2 for many of us) is definitely the most focused. It's linear, it has a great story that one can easily follow from moment to moment, and even in putting the game down for a month and then turning it back on. The leveling system was well superior to its predecessor (and to FF2, which was doing the same thing at the time). The fifth-character guest slot kept the game interesting from world to world, and your final guest is so wonderfully OP, and then you're deprived for the final battle since essentially there are two final bosses, and OP-friend solos one and your whole party takes on the other. I don't have enough praise for that game.

And yes, dat OST. MMMM

Now, I've been ACHING for a new SaGa game. If you exclude the Romancing SaGa remake (which might be unfair considering just how much new content was poured into that excellent game), the last SaGa game was UNLIMITED:SaGa, widely believed to be the worst in the series (it's the only localized one I've yet to see the end credits for) ... and that game came out over a decade ago. I figured they'd just keep doing remakes with this series to their hearts' content and then forget about it.

So whatever SaGa 2015, all I can do is hope and pray that it won't suck. Because one way or another, I'll be playing the everloving crap out of it. :)
37  Media / The Soundroom / Re: Game Music Bundle 8 - 168 tracks for $1 on: December 05, 2014, 10:19:25 PM
I went full price to get The Novelist soundtrack, among others. Had been meaning to pick that one up for awhile.
38  Media / The Soundroom / Re: Favorite albums of 2014 on: December 05, 2014, 10:18:38 PM
I haven't even listened to it yet but I suspect my fav album in 2014 will be IXORA by Copeland.

Of those I've actually listened to, I'm sticking to my guns with this ethereal-pop family band Kye Kye with their sophomore release "Fantasize" (released Jan1, 2014). It's held solid this whole year.

Oh, and Tori Amos' "Unrepentant Geraldines" is a runner-up. It's a great album, just not HER best.
39  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Celestial Tear Demon's Revenge(Fantasy Sci-fi RPG) on: November 03, 2014, 03:30:43 PM
I saw the KS ended today with goal met! So happy for you, can't wait to play this game. You've done some really cool stuff and honestly even though I don't know you at all, for some reason I feel like I can believe in you. :)
40  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Celestial Tear Demon's Revenge(Fantasy Sci-fi RPG) on: October 23, 2014, 09:20:37 AM
Hey man, I really enjoyed the video on the KS front page. Your pixel art is gorgeous.

Is your wife primarily responsible for the story scenario / writing? I saw in the video that she was doing some map layout / design work. I'd love to know how the two of you balance out the workload.

I also dropped a few bucks on the campaign, w/ no reward. Hopefully the game will see the light of day on Steam and I'll buy it then, so you get cash from me not once but twice. :)
41  Media / Game Journals / Re: Dice plays FF7 (Sponsored by Maxx) on: October 12, 2014, 10:18:30 PM
Dice, you're my heroin(e).

Really enjoying this thread.
42  Media / Multiplayer RPGs / Re: Final Fantasy XI - Journal! on: October 11, 2014, 08:26:49 PM
Oh wow, November eh? They did a much better job with Adoulin than with WotG. WotG was seriously like a 3-year wait to get a story conclusion.

I can't wait to witness the end of Adoulin. That final area they added, west of the ice area, is really neat.
43  Media / Multiplayer RPGs / Re: Final Fantasy XI - Journal! on: October 07, 2014, 09:07:40 AM
They just announced Atomos avatar (FINALLY, with new Lilisette-centric quest), and some new "Shuriken" thing for Ninjas.

This is very tempting to go back... but I'm-a wait until they reach a proper conclusion for Adoulin to reactivate my account (which I suspended back in April). I'll let the good content build so I'll have some fun when I return. :)
44  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: PS1 RPG Games on: October 07, 2014, 09:03:08 AM
Oh cool, let's get back to OP and stop talking about how great or not great VP is. (IMO it's great. Okay there, done, out of my system.)

Suikoden & Suikoden II.

Front Mission 3.

SaGa Frontier II (and arguably 1, but II has Hamauzu and watercolor backgrounds so.....)

Thousand Arms.

There, that's a good place to start if you haven't touched any of those yet.
45  Media / The Soundroom / Re: Random VGM on: October 02, 2014, 08:39:14 AM

Found the version of Maya's Theme from Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright I mentioned in the Game Journal!

I cannot wait to sink my teeth into this game. Just waiting for the funds to be able to justify nabbing it. :)
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