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1  Media / Game Journals / Re: A Game Journal Reborn on: August 30, 2015, 09:10:52 PM
Playing Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords Restored Content Modification, and am in the base on Telos.

Also playing Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions for iOS, and am locked into the southern part of the map where I can only grind at the river fork map.
2  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Can you tell me about Suikoden II? on: August 30, 2015, 09:05:49 PM
I would kill for a sixth Suikoden game set in the same universe as the other main games, period, instead of the "infinite universe" crap we've gotten.
3  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Re: Anime/Manga Journal on: August 30, 2015, 02:35:46 PM
I'm watching Hunter x Hunter on Netflix and am at the Chimera Ants story arc. Pretty good series.
4  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Which "Tales of" games have you played more than once? on: August 28, 2015, 12:56:57 PM
Tales of Phantasia, all versions, some more than once.
Tales of Destiny PS1
Tales of Eternia PS1
Tales of Symphonia

In most cases I replayed them to revise my reviews on them, something I haven't been doing much lately anymore.
5  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Fire Emblem or Final Fantasy Tactics? on: August 26, 2015, 06:04:48 PM
Yeah, I just barely made it past the battle with Mustadio (I think that's his name) with the single X-Potion I had, even a Hi-Potion wouldn't have protected him from the enemy's attack :/
6  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Fire Emblem or Final Fantasy Tactics? on: August 24, 2015, 10:56:35 PM
I saved Boco finally, and I got a black chocobo in my party as well ^^
7  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Fire Emblem or Final Fantasy Tactics? on: August 23, 2015, 08:31:31 PM
Beating the battle with the objective to rescue Boco has been an issue for me, in regards to chocobos, given my inability to reach the enemy that kills him to heal/save him in time (even though he could have easily healed himself), but I grinded a little and put movement-enhancing boots on all characters I'll use my next attempt alongside the Move+1 skill.
8  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Fire Emblem or Final Fantasy Tactics? on: August 18, 2015, 09:29:02 PM
At least in the iOS version, it's not too hard to close the app, restart it, and reload your last save if you don't want to fight a random battle. Thus far I've only stuck to a single location when grinding since the enemies (except for the free-healing chocobos) aren't too cheap.

EDIT: Actually, you can quit to the title screen while setting up units. So yeah.
9  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: The Atelier Series on: August 18, 2015, 08:00:07 PM
I played the PSVita version of Atelier Rorona Plus, and I definitely enjoyed it more than the original PS3 version, and actually was able to beat it instead of getting stuck with a Game Over if I failed to complete an objective in time.
10  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Fire Emblem or Final Fantasy Tactics? on: August 18, 2015, 06:53:05 PM
My main issue with tactical RPGs is, if they're not friendly to you when you die in the vein of the Shining Force games, the potential to piss away a lot of time on a losing battle if you don't win. Balance is definitely a tricky thing to achieve, and even FFTactics has its own issues where random encounters (a lazy design choice in my opinion, I would have preferred supplemental leveling to be optional, with selectable difficulty as well, like Stella Deus, which, despite its flaws, is probably the prettiest tactical RPG I've ever played), can be much harder than story battles. Personally, I would have preferred FFT got a full remake that fixed its lazy design issues instead of just an updated rerelease.
11  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Fire Emblem or Final Fantasy Tactics? on: August 17, 2015, 09:19:03 PM
I'm in the first chapter of War of the Lions on my iPad, and I'm surprisingly not as bothered as much by the irrevocable movement as before, but I still don't like how random encounters can actually be harder than story battles, and still very much favor Fire Emblem Awakening.
12  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Kingdom Hearts III on: August 17, 2015, 08:22:16 PM
I hear they'll actually be following up on the movie's story in the game instead of rehashing it as has been common in prior KH titles, definitely a step in the right direction.
13  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Dragon Quest XI announced for PS4 and 3DS on: August 05, 2015, 06:55:11 PM
Rock, Peter?
Yes, Rock Lois?
That was wonderful rock sex we had last rock night.
14  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Top 5 JRPGs for Total n00bs! - Post Yours! on: August 03, 2015, 09:58:40 PM
1. Dragon Quest
2. Final Fantasy (preferably Dawn of Souls version)
3. Kingdom Hearts
4. Diablo
5. Fire Emblem Awakening
15  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Dragon Quest XI announced for PS4 and 3DS on: August 01, 2015, 08:40:40 PM
I myself prefer Rocket Slime to the main Dragon Quests.

Square-Enix could just let other companies translate the unreleased games, but I'm sure they'd be too proud to do so.
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