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1216  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: Persona 4 G: Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena (PS3/360/Arc) Announced (2012,ASW/Atlus) on: July 31, 2012, 05:53:50 PM
I'm maining with the Robot Chicks first.
1217  The Rest / The Bazaar / Re: Gaming Bundles...REDUCED! All anime only $75! Everything must be sold! on: July 31, 2012, 05:37:47 PM
Crap, he finally lowers his prices to a reasonable level and now he's disappeared. :( I'm actually interested in 3 of his games (can only get two, though).
1218  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Windows 8 Consumer Preview on: July 30, 2012, 10:25:30 PM
Oh, I'll probably upgrade to Windows 7. I've used it a couple times at a friend's house. It seems pretty neat. Better than Vista at least (my laptop that I gave to my mom, who then gave to my bro, who then threw it in a closet...used Vista). It just depends on what the computer shop down the street has, though they usually have some good variety.

As for Building a PC, I have to upgrade everything, my comp's so out of date, and then I don't really see the point, I may as well just get a totally new machine.
1219  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Windows 8 Consumer Preview on: July 30, 2012, 09:22:45 PM
I still use XP for everything.

So do I, at least for now. =P
1220  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Windows 8 Consumer Preview on: July 30, 2012, 05:43:30 PM
Both Steam and Blizzard have come out publicly and basically said 'Windows 8 sucks and is bad for the gaming environment'. So if you were wanting to get a new computer recently you better do it before they make W8 'standard' with all new systems. XP

Ugh, and I probably am gonna need a new comp by this time next year. :( Might be too late, then...
1221  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: How do you like your book chapters? (Thin, Thick, ect.) on: July 29, 2012, 04:17:13 PM
One page long
1222  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Code of Princess for N3DS, thanks Atlus! on: July 29, 2012, 03:42:42 PM
Was Lady Sia any good?

Anyways, I was really hoping to pre-prder this, but I fear I may not be able to afford to pick it up day one.

EDIT: Nevermind, it comes out in October! I just might be able to pick it up then.
1223  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: XENODURR a Rope of Robots is back on: July 28, 2012, 11:03:44 PM
Oh G-d, what have I done! I'm spoiling the game I've waited so many years to play! D= It's so hilarious, though! Can't...STOP!...
1224  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Bravely Default: Flying Fairy on: July 28, 2012, 03:31:48 PM
I can still forgive a game for random encounters, though I don't like them one bit. I just hope the encounter rate isn't too bad...
1225  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: Persona 4 G: Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena (PS3/360/Arc) Announced (2012,ASW/Atlus) on: July 28, 2012, 03:25:26 PM
Meanwhile, I've given up playing games on the 360, so I'll be good. I'm waiting until the fall to pick it up, though. Just used up August's spare money.
1226  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: The NEW Game Journal on: July 27, 2012, 08:15:40 PM
@Ashton - man, that was awesome. Also, on a semi related note, it reminded me of the first time I beat Garland...because I at the time, I seriously thought I beat the entire game. And I felt like a champion. (and like a champion, proceeded to turn the game off without saving. Luckily on the next go around, I learned how to equip stuff, so it didn't take me 10 hours).
1227  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time hits PSP / PSN on July 31st! on: July 25, 2012, 10:00:17 PM
Hello im the biggest Growlanser fan in America latina, damm it took a week to my account to be activated the Admin here is sure Lazy.

Wow, you're off to a fantastic start....
1228  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Tales of PlayStation(s) revealed on: July 24, 2012, 08:10:50 PM
Love the story too. Wish I could play Vesperia, because Yuri sounds awesome.

Yuri is awesome, so is Judith, and Yuri's friend/rival (forgot-his-name). Unfortunately, the rest of the team is a wash of obnoxious tweens who seem to have to prove their tweeniehood every 30 seconds by saying something really immature. The female "lead" is a complete waste of a human being, and even as cool as Yuri is, as someone pointed out, his appeal is cut short by the fact that he is not only willing to hang with all of these idiots, but let them actually make important decisions! Add to that Vesparia's bizarrely random battle system, and you have a pretty flawed game.

Abyss is ugly as sin, but a wonderful experience that no one here will regret.

Currently playing Graces (on me new PS3). It's kiddy, but at least it aims to be kiddy, unlike Vesparia that acts like it's going to be mature, only to become "Tales of Babysitting"
Are you saying Raven is a tween? He's one of my favorite Tales characters. SEXUALITYYYY...

My girlfriend at the time watched me play Vesperia and consistently told me that Raven reminded her of me.

I don't remember that Victory quote, but chances are I got it once or twice and just forgot about it.

As for Estelle, I actually really liked her as a character. It's just her AI that sucked. In fact...I can't think of any character in ToV I really disliked. Maybe Karol, but he reminds me a bit of my little brother, so I find it hard to dislike him, even when he's being a pain. Other than that, they were all great. Yuri's one of my favorite characters of all time, in fact.
1229  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: UnchainBlade ReXX on: July 24, 2012, 08:51:18 AM
Doesn't help that I didn't realize an easier unchain method till I'd already cleared the game >__<

And that method would be...? Don't leave us hanging, man, that info could be really helpful. =P
1230  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Re: Anime/Manga Journal on: July 24, 2012, 08:46:50 AM
Well 4 episodes in on the Familiar of Zero (1st season) and I'm thinking this is gonna be another fantasy-let-down..... I'm hoping I'm wrong but we will see......

If you think it's disappointing now, just wait until you get further in...

Given that the only other two fantasy series I have on deck at the moment are Ragnarok and Fairy Tale (as I discussed a page or two ago), I've been trying to sample some other stuff to see what other realms I could jump into.

Gokudo not turn out to be something you'd be interested in?

I wanna watch Legend of Galactic heroes but I gotta wait til I can procure that one still....

Procure? As in buy? LoGH never game came out in the west.

soooo in the mean-time I'm sure nearly everyone has seen some case closed and cowboy bebop.... any impressions anyone cares to share with me would be appreciated :)

Case Closed - I have a friend or two who love that show, but I have not watched more than an episode or two, and it didn't impress. Of course, said friends said to at least get to episode...8, I think. I couldn't convince myself to go on, though, since it's a "crime-of-the-week-with-occasional-interlinking-plots" type of show that I just have a really hard time getting into. I even gave up on Pretty Cure after about 13 episodes, because despite being thoroughly entertaining, without a plot there's very little motivation for me to go on when things get stupid (like episode 14).

Now, Cowboy Bebop, on the otherhand, is how you do episodic material right. Every episode is exciting, the little stories in each episode are well done, there's enough interlinking plot to really motivate you to go on, and you're always learning more about the world and its characters as you go. The ending is also one of the best I've ever seen in anime. Asside from that, it has some really clever action, great music, and a great sense of style, and it all comes together to make something really special.

Despite all this mountainous praise, I suggest not getting too hyped for it, since that's just asking to be disappointed, like DICE was. =P A lot of it comes down to how much you like sci-fi westerns (though it doesn't throw around a lot of sci-fi jargen, thankfully), Jazz, and the various eras of American history, such as the Old West, The Great Depression, and the 70's and 80's.
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