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1906  The Rest / General Discussions / The naming thread on: August 17, 2008, 10:37:10 PM
If there are default names I run with them because like many have said thats what was intended. Now for MMO's or games with silent protagonists that want you to name them, I go with Blace for male (actually came up with it by this method) and if it is a girl I normally give a different name each time (or use the name generator).
1907  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Infinite Undiscovery on: August 17, 2008, 03:10:14 PM
Shadow of the Colossus did have slow down, but it felt more like slow-motion.
1908  The Rest / General Discussions / RPGFan Gaming Journal: The Road to Infinity on: August 17, 2008, 12:44:43 PM
It seems like everyone in these forums is playing Tales of the Abyss lol.
1909  The Rest / General Discussions / CRTC approves first homegrown Canadian porn channel on: August 16, 2008, 04:20:47 PM
Are you serious? I'm WAY too lazy to read through that. I'm sure it's good stuff though.
1910  The Rest / General Discussions / RPGFan Gaming Journal: The Road to Infinity on: August 16, 2008, 03:35:15 PM
Quote from: "Haven"
I am also plugging away in Lost Odyssey. I just finished the events in Numura on disc one. So far, I am really loving the game. I feel really good about sticking with this one until the end.

The game plunges about disc 2-3, can't remember exactly.
1911  Media / Single-Player RPGs / PSP or DS for rpg games on: August 16, 2008, 12:53:26 PM
Quote from: "Serene Prophet"
For me its not, but some people may want full 3D instead of having 2D.  I was just trying to list as many differences as I could think of.  I myself love good looking 2D stuff.

Castlevania 2D>3D
1912  Media / The Soundroom / The favorite video game music composers thread on: August 16, 2008, 10:20:57 AM
Well, I went to Video Games Live last night at Gen-con and it was freaking awesome. They played Diablo 3's music for the first time ever in the US and it was pretty good. The music selection overall was pretty good. They played lots of Zelda, Mario, Final Fantasy, and Halo. They also played  Kingdom Hearts, Metroid, Lair (wtf?), Warcraft, Castlevania, and a bunch of old school classics. I was a little disappointed that there was no Chrono Cross like the list on gen-con's site said, but overall it was pretty awesome. I recommended they play God of War music because it would have been awesome and people like that franchise (seriously, just replace Lair with it).

Now, favorite composers. Nobuo Uematsu, Yasunori Mitsuda, Hitoshi Sakimoto, Koji Kondo, Takeharu Ishimoto, Yoko Shimomura, Misao Senbonji, and probably a few more.
1913  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Infinite Undiscovery on: August 14, 2008, 09:33:53 PM
IGN Preview: http://xbox360.ign.com/articles/899/899022p1.html

Combat -- at least from what we've seen -- doesn't seem mundane. Unfortunately, things are so hectic that the framerate suffers regularly. Throughout our demo, the framerate dipped during Capell's biggest moves. With Infinite Undiscovery just a few weeks away, the framerate is likely not getting any better. That's just something RPG fans will have to live with. At least the rest of the Undiscovery seems promising.

Consider me disappointed. I have yet to play a JRPG on the 360 that doesn't have some framerate issues (Blue Dragon, Lost Odyssey). And no, I won't play Enchanted Arms, and never will. I hated the first hour of the game, so I quit (meaning I have no clue if there were framerate issues). Thats what we get when Japanese developers start developing on an American made console. Come on Microsoft! Help them already! /sigh
1914  The Rest / General Discussions / Gen Con on: August 13, 2008, 11:13:29 AM
Anyone else going to Gen Con this week? I probably won't be able to go everyday because of work, but I will go at least a day or two. It's only a 25-30 minute drive from my house. I'll be doing the SSBB tournament and possibly the Starcraft tournament. Will also be (hopefully) watching Video Games Live, which is gonna be sweet.
1915  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Infinite Undiscovery on: August 11, 2008, 08:52:08 PM
So are the private events like the ones in FFIX where it went to the other characters in a different scene from the one you're playing in?
1916  The Rest / General Discussions / RPGFan Gaming Journal: The Road to Infinity on: August 11, 2008, 06:09:57 PM
Quote from: "Losfer"
...I looked forward to playing Tales of the Abyss when I finish Tales of Destiny.  You guys are making me want to change my mind.  :(

Maybe I'll play Tales of Eternia or Legendia instead.

Oh man, do not play Legendia. I would take Abyss over that garbage anyday. I haven't played Eternia, but I plan on importing the PSP version eventually since it's in English.
1917  The Rest / General Discussions / RPGFan Gaming Journal: The Road to Infinity on: August 11, 2008, 05:40:10 PM
Quote from: "Eusis"
Makes me wondder if I should stick with it. It does have its fans, this place proves it, but I should probably just play until it gets to really boring fetch quests.

Thats what I would suggest.
1918  The Rest / General Discussions / RPGFan Gaming Journal: The Road to Infinity on: August 11, 2008, 05:24:25 PM
Quote from: "GrimReality"
TOTA will. Not. End.
71 hours now...
Ions dead. Anise is a mega bitch, and I just fought a Balrog like thing. Now there's some "key to Lorelai thing" out there somewhere and I'm supposed to go to Belkend...I think.

This just feels like the Never ending quest. My opinion of the game drops as each hour goes by. We'll see.

Thats exactly how I felt about the game. It just kept throwing crap for you to do so the game wouldn't end, and it was tedious. Of course, it only took me 54 hours to beat it. 24 of which I was bored out of my mind (quit at 30 hours and went back to it a year later, regretfully).
1919  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Complete Games (Non-RPG): 2008 Edition on: August 11, 2008, 02:16:46 PM
Quote from: "Kup"

Contact (does that count as RPG?) (DS)

Yes it does.
1920  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Wii 100% backwards compatible with GameCube? on: August 10, 2008, 10:46:49 PM
I've got like 12 GCN games I think and they all worked when I tried them in my Wii. I'd say you're pretty safe getting rid of the Cube.
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