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31  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake on: January 02, 2016, 04:20:53 AM
You not accepting valid reasons doesn't making them invalid.

You're just ready to make excuses for every stupid decision done by Square about the game.
32  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake on: January 02, 2016, 12:52:27 AM
I've had bowel movements with more development time than FFVII at this point.

http://gematsu.com/2015/12/final-fantasy-vii-remake-part-one-scenario-complete

Given that the first disc is already done, I highly doubt that.
33  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake on: January 01, 2016, 11:16:58 PM


I dunno man I think i'd recognize Cloud's stupidly spikey head even if Picasso painted it.

Fair enough - amended

And if they're going to make the game's story/mechanics so different as to be unrecognisable, what's the point?

I mean, given what disnazi is like with Star Wars, it's pretty unlikely we're going to get a character named Biggs even.

I agree a 3DS remake probably would have been better, but given Square's propensity for pomposity, that was never going to happen.

34  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake on: January 01, 2016, 11:00:25 PM
Jesus christ. Nobody is naysaying "just to be cool".

People are pissed off because instead of being an RPG, it's now an action game with RPG *elements* just like every other fucking game nowadays.

They thought they were getting the full game - now they are being charged full price for each disc, which is completely exploitative and it's exactly why Square didn't announce the game was episodic when it was revealed.

And if they're going to make the game so different as to be unrecognisable, then what the fuck is the point of remaking the game in the first place?

I'd rather just have something new than some frankenstein of a game calling itself a remake.
35  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake on: January 01, 2016, 07:32:45 PM
Calling you contrarian is not disrespectful.

You came on after I made a post about how the game should be turn based and literally said "I hope the game is changed a ton!"

Why? Just to be contrarian. And to start an argument.

You want people to be respectful, try leading by example.
36  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake on: January 01, 2016, 07:05:27 PM
And you'd have a low charisma stat.
37  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake on: January 01, 2016, 06:55:40 PM
No, I'm not "just wrong". You just like to be deliberately contrarian, particularly when it's something I post.
38  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake on: January 01, 2016, 06:21:51 PM
It would sell to people our age, sure.  But our niche may not exactly push the kind of numbers that a mainstream demographic would in order for the game to recoup its costs; and we're not the mainstream demographic.  

The mainstream crowd (especially the teenage mainstream crowd) outnumbers us and they have more time to play games (because their spare time isn't spend adulting) and more disposable income (since they're not budgeting adult expenses like mortgages).  


You're acting like this is going to be marketed toward the mainstream, COD crowd. It's not and it was never going to be.
There's this idea that people are too stupid or ADD riddled to take 5 seconds and take a turn in a fight, and it's complete and utter bullshit.

Persona is completely turn based and that's huge in NA. This idea that JRPGs *have* to be action based now is is a misconception at best but more likely a straight up lie.
39  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake on: January 01, 2016, 05:17:20 PM
I agree that in the gaming business (and it is that- a business) traditional turn-based will not translate to big sales or mainstream success.

Pretty silly to say the FF7 remake wouldn't sell if it were turn based. Of course it would.
40  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Final Fantasy VII Remake on: January 01, 2016, 03:20:32 PM
God, the amount of pessimism surrounding this game is sickening. 5 years ago, everyone and I mean EVERYONE would have wet their pants over this news. Nowadays it's just cool o hate on shit we like. Seriously, I can't fathom how people are having anything negative to say about this game that is in it's infantile stages of development. I shouldn't be surprised though, seeing as it's the norm for people who are content and happy to simply be happy and not say anything, but those who want to be negative can't shut the fuck up out about how it's a terror and an abomination and a travesty before it's even a fucking game. I get that we can all have opinions, but for fucks sake how about waiting til we have something more than spoken ideas and a pretty set of cinematic trailers to actually have a basis for an opinion?

Bullshit.

They've confirmed it's not turnbased and something that looks more like FF13's battle system - which was their least popular entry in the series. Now they're basically turning it into FF 13-4 instead of actual turn based combat, which it should be.

Then people were pissed off because Square clearly knew it was going to be episodic when the game was announced but didn't say anything. They let everyone get all excited and then said "Oh by the way, you're only getting chunks of it at a time", which is a ridiculous way to announce it.

Now they're talking about changing content because things are "more sensitive" now, so it looks like we're going to get content chopped out of the game, or at least altered til it's unrecognisable.

At this point, I'd rather not have it. The entire thing has been a giant clusterfuck and I'd rather they focus on the Tokyo RPG Factory games, and polishing FFXV to make sure it doesn't suck.

What's the point of having a remake of a game if the game is unrecognisable to the original?
41  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: FINAL FANTASY XV, This is a fantasy based on reality. on: January 01, 2016, 03:02:42 PM
It's confirmed for this year.

http://na.square-enix.com/us/blog/happy-new-year-message-hajime-tabata
42  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Random and Amazing Pictures, Please! on: December 28, 2015, 10:19:31 PM
43  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: What's the haps? on: December 28, 2015, 10:18:52 PM
Lemmy from Motorhead died.

:(
44  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Unpopular Opinions on Popular Games on: December 28, 2015, 05:04:32 AM
Personal preferences aside I don't know if I'd say that I think Cross is better designed than Trigger, but the CT fandom from back in the day definitely rubbed me the wrong way and that REALLY soured my opinion on Trigger for a long time.

This is my experience with a lot of fandoms though. I mean I guess it's silly letting the fandom ruin a thing for me, but that's just how it goes i guessssss.

Yep - the reaction to Legend of Mana was almost exactly the same as it was to CC. Instead of looking at what the game was, they complained the game wasn't a redo of the last game. It's funny, I still remember reading the review for LoM on IGN and thinking "This guy is just whining that the game isn't Secret of Mana" before I had even played either game.
45  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Unpopular Opinions on Popular Games on: December 26, 2015, 11:15:15 AM
I gave FFX-2 an honest try.....but I got 45 minutes in and I just had to turn it off. It's still not as bad as FF 8 though. And FF13, while a disappointing entry in the series, is not as bad as the hyperbole suggests. It's just kind of dull.

The Last of Us has middling (at best) gameplay that's largely unchanged from Uncharted 1 and an incredibly stupid main character that should have been shot for willingly let humanity die. All because he couldn't get over his irresponsibility as a parent and letting his kid get shot. A mediocre game with a an infuriating ending.

And I'm in the Chrono Cross is better than Trigger camp.
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