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31  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Top Ten Worthless RPG Characters on: September 10, 2009, 04:08:46 PM
Pokemon's Metaphod and Kakuna were so useless... All they did was just shoot out strings.

Not if they were caught as Caterpie and Weedle.

And better yet in Platinum if you keep them at Level 15 without evolving they learn Bug Bite which is pretty useful. Attack and Steal an opponents berry.
32  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Best Upgrade systems in RPGs? on: August 04, 2009, 07:56:11 PM
Secret of Mana.

Weapon and Spell levels done right (it helped that there wasn't much of an inventory to fall back on to make the game unloseable).

Weapon, yes. Spell, no. Leveling up spells was a stupid and tedious process. If you didn't grind them out, they were useless through "regular gameplay" experience.

When I played through SoM for the first time the only spell levels I got to lv 8 were the Girl's Water magic and the Sprite's Wind magic I didn't really need to grind and those spells served me just fine for the most part. The game is still playable without having to grind your magic levels to 8 and in fact improves the experience (I, for the longest time, thought that the Mana Beast was the game's most challenging boss fight due to the fact that you couldn't dodge his attacks and magic didn't work on him and you were probably already drained in items and MP from the last dungeon/Dark Lich boss fights).

Not to mention once you get each elemental magic levels to 8 you get access to special versions of those  same spells which i say is worth leveling up to 8. (The ones that change animations and are a lot cooler)

Secret of Evermore on the other hand you really did not need to level up all the alchemy to a really high level unless you want to make the effects of such alchemy as Barrier or Defender become more effective and lasting longer periods of time.
33  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Megami Tensei Topic on: June 02, 2009, 01:43:26 PM
Hmm well for my first Megami Tensei game was Revelations persona for the PS1 I really liked how you had to really work hard to get the much more powerful persona's as well as getting equipment that is often unavaliable in shops. Though it get's pretty ridiculous once you start seeing requirements for some of the very powerful ones at Lv 70. which require a certain item as well as a specific spellcard. Inculding one item which requires sucessive contact from every demon in the game. It's quite tedious though but it's worth it in the long run.

But there is one game i would like to play that's part of the series called Majin Tensei.
34  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: So, i just got a snes. on: May 12, 2009, 07:08:48 AM
Haven't we also forgotten about a certain series of games Soulblazer, Illusion of Gaia, and Terranigma.
35  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: So, i just got a snes. on: May 09, 2009, 09:04:50 PM
Well mystic quest is a good game plus it's one of the few games where the max level is'nt 99 it's actually 42 since i actually took my sweet time to replay dungeons after i beat them and killing all the enemies.

Anyway it's pretty good if you have the patience especially with the later dungeons starting with the Ice Pyramid when there's tons of monsters.
36  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: RPG Annoyances/Pet Peeves on: April 04, 2009, 10:10:47 AM

This is a good point, and along with borrowed graphics stands the two reasons that made me stopped bothering with RPG maker games any more. It's really, really hard to take any of those seriously for me.

Well borrowed graphics is ok also but they have to be pretty uncommon a lot of those graphics are Final Fantasy, Chrono Trigger, etc. As long as you use them wisely.

Look at AlterALIA for Example

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The final dungeon of the true route (Innovator). Avalon uses borrowed resources since it's a flying advanced fortress in a post apocalyptic world. It's makes a lot of sence using those resources.

37  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: RPG Annoyances/Pet Peeves on: March 28, 2009, 08:23:04 AM
5) This only applies to freeware RPG Maker games, but I don't like it when those games use borrowed music from other RPGs.  I don't enjoy hearing, say, Final Fantasy music in a game that isn't Final Fantasy. 

I have to agree with you on that. Many RPG Maker Games i've been hearing common rpg music form well known games. Namely Final Fantasy and Xenogears. If you going to use music from other video games. Use some that actually fit the theme of the dungeon, and are not well known.

A notorious example Dark Eternal Dissolution. There's a lot of music from Chrono Trigger and Cross in there.
Oh and don't get me started on a certain anime music that's in there too.
38  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Dragon Quest V on: February 25, 2009, 07:46:09 PM
Well all that's left is Dragon Quest 6 and i wonder how it's going to be handled. Since it's the only game in the series that has'nt been remade till now.
39  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Fire Emblem Style Games on: February 21, 2009, 08:24:37 PM
Wait have'nt we forgotten the Growlanser series. Those are SRPG too.
40  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Dragon Quest V on: February 21, 2009, 09:51:15 AM
Well i'm currently playing all i have to say is. You can have up to 70 monsters and three of the same type. Plus there are new monsters to get. Some of these monsters are from Dragon Quest 7 and 8 Respectively. Namely the Jailcat i have in my party.

Here's a list to what is added.

http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/genmessage.php?board=942423&topic=43751811
41  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: What are some RPGs where you play as the Villain? on: December 28, 2008, 03:07:48 PM
Growlanser 2 has a few paths where you can join the villains. Those were my favorite parts of the game.

Ohh did I ever love choosing to overthrow the kingdom. :)

Toot bad you don't get that option till you have Mission Completes on every stroy battle. even some of the more difficult ones.
42  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Breath of Fire fans, got some bad news. on: December 26, 2008, 09:31:00 AM
*yawn*

I'm sure furries all around the internet are up in arms, but I can't be bothered to lament the loss of a five game series that only had one decent entry. :P

Hmm i doubt that unless someone here is a furry and they will not admit it.

And besides i have not played 5. but played 1 through 4 i thought they were pretty decent games.
43  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Lets discuss the forgotten SNES Era of RPGs on: December 19, 2008, 08:45:32 AM
Well there is one JRPG i've beten that has an fairly high encounter rate. Dual Orb II I really need to play the prequel since it's a different story altogether.
44  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Best Strategy RPG on the ps2? on: October 21, 2008, 07:15:49 PM
Rondo of Swords for the DS. Cause the unique way you fight enemies. you go right through em. and the ZOC really helps balance things out.
45  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Rhapsody port on DS?! on: October 12, 2008, 07:50:41 PM
I'm tired of getting the shaft.

Seriously. We vote with our purchases, so it may be worth your while to never buy a JRPG when the localization involves having cut content. We want the whole thing, every time. That is a shame about the DQIV party talk, now that you mention it. :)

I have to agree with the party talk option taken out. That would've helped get to know the characters a lot better. Who wants to bet the next two DQ games when they come out of north america will have cut out content.
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