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196  Media / Multiplayer RPGs / Re: Flappy Bird MMO on: February 11, 2014, 05:32:05 PM
Too much of a grind for my tastes. They also seem to have no endgame in sight. What about all the players who complete the main story? I want more hurdles, more flappyness and more romance!
197  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Bravely Default: Flying Fairy on: February 11, 2014, 06:06:24 AM
I only used SP to complete that tutorial quest. I think most people who do use it, use it to break the 9999 limit to send attacks up to 999,999 to their friends. You will probably have your 3DS in sleep mode for Norende village anyway so you will easily get 3.
198  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Bravely Default: Flying Fairy on: February 10, 2014, 11:57:34 PM
Also how do I get more Nemeses?

You can get more nemesis by updating your data once a day. Basically the thing that gives you new villagers once a day.
199  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Bravely Default: Flying Fairy on: February 10, 2014, 01:44:58 PM

Speaking of kicking ass, omg Ranger. First job I maxed out, and with the support ability precision, I'm landing 4k crits on enemies. It's ungodly. Forget it if it's flying, it roughs out to a 7k hit on crit. Amazing output.

Ranger is great early game but falls down later. Angel bow is great until chapter 4
200  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Bravely Default: Flying Fairy on: February 10, 2014, 08:30:50 AM
So does anybody know what the deal is with the guy in the Wind Shrine? I half expect him to be some sort of sidequest related but usually there's more of an indication as to what's up with somebody than "You're not good enough. Come back tomorrow.".

It is part of the summoner sidequest. Once you get the job he will "test" you to see if you are worthy of that summon.
201  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: The NEW Game Journal on: February 09, 2014, 02:26:37 PM
Monster Hunter 3 Unlimited

Near the end of the five star villager quests. Managed to get to HR2 at Port Tanzia. The larger monsters are finally starting to appear. Surprised at how much fun I am having. Action games are not usually my cup of tea.


Seems fun so far. I like the humour in it.
202  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: RPGFan Podcast (Random Encounter) Thread on: February 09, 2014, 12:09:03 PM
However I fail to see how sequels and prequels somehow impact the quality and merits of the original work(FF7), it's like saying if Dark Souls 2 ends up sucking that Dark Souls 1 by extension is now a crappy game. Oh and you should definitely play Crisis Core, not everything out of the compilation turned out bad.

I don't think Dark Souls 2 is a great example as Demon Souls and Dark Souls are more about gameplay than Story. I agree that a sequel shouldn't change your view on the original game but it still happens. Star Ocean 3 kind of did this to me with every other Star Ocean game.

 Every time I see Cloud outside of the original game he seems to be in Advent Children mode and it has happened enough times that when I think of Cloud now, I picture Kingdom Hearts, Dissidia and Advent Children Cloud rather than the Original FFVII Cloud. Crisis Core is great though. I can't say I enjoyed the games actual plot but I did love all the things related to the actual FFVII game.[/quote]

I wonder where the Chronos are in Western games aswell, clearly the superior storytelling.. PS: I have nothing against western games and I love them myself and of course there are many examples of identical quality of storytelling but the elitism pisses me off.

You could say the reverse too though. Where are the Planescape Torments, Baldur's gates and Mass Effects in Eastern games. Or go even further and say where are the PT, BG, ME, Witcher, 999 Chrono Trigger/Cross and Xenogears anywhere outside of those games. Then again, do we even want more of the same or would completely new things be better?

203  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Bravely Default: Flying Fairy on: February 08, 2014, 02:06:22 PM
I've been thinking about scoring all my future reviews in Mrgrgrgr's.

204  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Re: Recently Viewed Movies Episode 2: The Vampire Bites Back on: February 08, 2014, 08:14:04 AM
We also rewatched The Orphanage, a Spanish film produced by Guillermo Del Toro.  It's very good, but the ending is pretty hard for me to watch.

I am also a fan of the movie
I remember just feeling depressed at the parts where my friends who were seeing it for the first time were more scared. The rewatch was well worth it for me. I do agree with the ending.
205  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Bravely Default: Flying Fairy on: February 08, 2014, 08:07:49 AM
A tip to those interested in buying this game. You probably don't want to get this second hand if you don't want the plot spoiled on you. The opening changes after a while.

Keep any Japanese Mammon encounters that appear in your village. She is a level 25 boss. There are two versions of her. One that lets you steal Ethers and one that lets you steal Elixers. Her Elixers can be sold for about 20,000. Really helpful late game. Just steal from her and run away. If you kill her she is gone for good. Protect her so she does not get overwritten by a new boss.
206  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: The NEW Game Journal on: February 08, 2014, 07:57:28 AM
Grinding isn't really an issue in Bravely Default outside of maybe a few side quests in the final chapter. I played on Hard mode and had no problems. Most bosses have a pattern and a good strategy really helps. The more jobs available to you, the more you can develop your party. Buffs and debuffs are also really useful.
207  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Re: Recently watched Episodes of TELEVISION BOX offerings! on: February 07, 2014, 08:28:15 AM
Black Books

I am on season 2 and am loving it so far. The laugh track is probably in it too much but nowhere near Big Bang Theory levels.

The ABCs of Death
Yeah... that happened. F, L and Z are pretty out there with Z overshadowing anything that came before it. I don't even know why I watched this.
208  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: The NEW Game Journal on: February 07, 2014, 08:21:06 AM
I got Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate during the sale. Wasn't sure if I would like it at first but having loads of fun with it. I was surprised as I didn't really like the Demo. Currently on 4 star villager quests and maining Sword and Shield.
209  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Awesome deals - 2013 version - Save money for that PS4/XBONE on: February 07, 2014, 08:18:13 AM
Humble Bundle
Pay $1 or more and get

Sid Meiers
Civilization III Complete
Civilization IV Complete
Sid Meiers Ace Patrol
Ace Patrol: Pacific Skies
Sid Meiers Railroads

Pay more than the average (currently 8.90) and get all of the above and

Civilization V
Civilization V Gods and Kings DLC

Pay more than $15 to get all of the above and
Civilization V Brave New World DLC


Paradox interactive sale for the next five hours.


GOG Totally Topware Weekend Promo

Septerra Core and Two Worlds seem to be the two main games in the GOG promo.
210  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Bravely Default: Flying Fairy on: February 07, 2014, 07:58:02 AM
Quick Q (already):
Are quests missable?
Is there any catch to just obliterating the final on-screen enemy with four Bravely Attacks in a row?

Quests are missable but any jobs you missed will be available later. None are that hidden though. The blue symbol pops up on the map whenever one becomes available. I think only the sea quest in chapter 3 isn't completely obvious but you will probably bump into it anyway.

If the enemy survives, it basically gets four attacks on you without you being able to heal yourself. Otherwise, no drawbacks.
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