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Cyril

Crimson Shroud - Matsuno's Newest Game
« on: February 02, 2012, 03:32:14 PM »
We've known about this for a while,  but since I didn't see a thread I thought it best to finally make one.
Crimson Shroud is Matsuno's new 3DS game and is pretty much his take on western tabletop RPGs all the way down to physically rolling the dice.
Matsuno has previously worked on games like Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together and Final Fantasy Tactics.

Earlier Information:
http://andriasang.com/comztq/guild01_crimson_shroud/

New Information:
http://andriasang.com/comzue/crimson_shroud_screens/

We also know that Sakimoto is doing the music for the game.
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Re: Crimson Shroud - Matsuno's Newest Game
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2012, 04:06:18 PM »
While there was a thread made for all four of the games mentioned in Level 5's Guild-1 collection this game in of itself didn't have a thread of its own.

That said, the closest thing to an analogy that I can come up with for this game would be the RPG Maker game Ruina: Fairy Tale of Forgotten Ruins, although far more gamebook than RPG.
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Re: Crimson Shroud - Matsuno's Newest Game
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2012, 04:13:09 PM »
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Re: Crimson Shroud - Matsuno's Newest Game
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2012, 07:08:24 PM »
It's not a tactics game, so I can safely ignore the Matsuno fanboy worship.

It's an 'old school' dungeons and dragons style RPG with dice rolls.

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Re: Crimson Shroud - Matsuno's Newest Game
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2012, 07:34:37 PM »
Visually this looks a lot like Vagrant Story. Hope someone bring it over here, seems interesting so far.

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Re: Crimson Shroud - Matsuno's Newest Game
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2012, 02:53:18 PM »
Normally I don't dig this type of thing... what I mean is, if I wanted a tabletop-RPG-experience I would play a tabletop RPG..... but this looks pretty freakin' cool..... I unfortunately have no tolerance for handhelds (can't do little screens)...... Good golly how I wish they would create a way to play some these gems on the big screen.... I feel as though handheld gaming is dying with the PSP for me.....
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Re: Crimson Shroud - Matsuno's Newest Game
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2012, 09:15:02 PM »
http://andriasang.com/comzxo/liberation_girl/

Posting for some additional Crimson Shroud screens (some pertaining to gameplay perhaps).

Also there are other games involved in this Guild 01 game collection including what appears to be Suda 51's attempt at giving a rail shooter Metal Wolf Chaos's plot (though unfortunately less ironically not-American than MWC was).
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Re: Crimson Shroud - Matsuno's Newest Game
« Reply #7 on: February 29, 2012, 04:03:37 AM »
http://andriasang.com/con04i/

And now for the Japanese release date.
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Re: Crimson Shroud - Matsuno's Newest Game
« Reply #8 on: February 29, 2012, 12:53:04 PM »
http://andriasang.com/con04i/

And now for the Japanese release date.

You forgot to put the drum roll there.

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Re: Crimson Shroud - Matsuno's Newest Game
« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2012, 07:39:37 AM »
http://andriasang.com/con0c2/guild01_crimson_shroud/

New screens.  Very, very interesting. It's like he took Wizardry one step further.

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Re: Crimson Shroud - Matsuno's Newest Game
« Reply #10 on: April 11, 2012, 01:10:08 PM »
In my vision, I see that one of us is going to KO the other.

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Re: Crimson Shroud - Matsuno's Newest Game
« Reply #11 on: April 11, 2012, 01:25:28 PM »
Wow, that boxart is like, calculated to give people nightmares. Who wants to bet Suda51 had something to do with it?

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Re: Crimson Shroud - Matsuno's Newest Game
« Reply #12 on: April 11, 2012, 01:32:02 PM »
Yeah, I've. . .no idea what they were thinking.

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Re: Crimson Shroud - Matsuno's Newest Game
« Reply #13 on: April 19, 2012, 07:21:20 PM »
^Yeah because every box art for a video game has to have a guy looking badass.

Anyway, this bit of news is not about Crimson Shroud but Guild 01 has a demo of Time Travelers that can be unlocked if you clear certain conditions.

That game has changed a lot, and still looks interesting.

http://www.guild01.jp/news/timetravelers.html

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Re: Crimson Shroud - Matsuno's Newest Game
« Reply #14 on: April 19, 2012, 10:22:36 PM »
It has nothing to do with not being badass guy.  It has everything to do with telling me absolutely nothing about the games inside the package, or even catching my attention.  It just doesn't do its job as a cover.