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« Reply #15 on: November 19, 2012, 06:38:09 PM »

While waiting forever for this delayed game this year, I bought, played and just finished Gungnir. I played the begining of RO on Vita as my first Vita title. I wasn't terribly impressed from the get-go. The menu itemization takes a bit of getting used to since you don't always know what is from what after you complete a quest. Timed quests is interesting as it rushes you to not dilly dally and get straight to action.

The frustrating thing I had experienced was going through the quest to only be killed by the boss after I ran out of potions. Perhaps I need to take up the multiplayer mantle to get through some of the tougher bosses.

As far as the story goes, I felt it was missing, but again, I probably just need to progress some more. I'll give this another try before maybe moving onto the other Ragnarok title; Ragnarok Tactics.

If anyone wants to add me to their RO party/multiplayer as well, my PSN handle is cbrd1025.
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« Reply #16 on: November 29, 2012, 10:48:02 AM »

Feel free to add me as well, supermangb06

Currently just into chapter 5, finally starting to see the customization of weapons and cards having an affect!
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« Reply #17 on: December 01, 2012, 11:03:04 PM »

As a swordsman I'm still using my defense based sword, as it happens to have a pretty decent ATK growth.  I think it's the Yr 2hander... it was from an earlier chapter, and I haven't been able to justify using even the executioner swords in Chapter 4.  I think I'm in Chapter 4 at least.

You all who added me, lets try to use our bedroom poring-angels to send each other a constant flow of items, eh?  You don't lose items you send through near; they are duplicated just for your friends.

I put my sword in there, if I remember.

I'm not drunk yet, though my memory is failing, obviously :P
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« Reply #18 on: December 02, 2012, 09:41:51 AM »

I'll do the same, i have some +4 weaps for swordsman. I have gone the glass cannon route with him, 30ish defense but over 390 atk with fairly high hp and ap. Stuck on the chap 6 boss which is the huge ice giant guy, pain in the ass!
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« Reply #19 on: March 21, 2013, 01:28:28 PM »

My friend got this and said it's super hard in single player. I'm thinking of getting it and playing through. Is it easier with two people? And the opnline co-op... can you playt he whole campaign or just some cheap thrown in there co-op modes?
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« Reply #20 on: March 22, 2013, 12:18:24 AM »

the difficulty is highly dependant on your class and wether you know someone that can near you stuff.
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« Reply #21 on: April 01, 2014, 12:45:27 PM »

Sort of a dead thread, but this post is relevant unless we want to create a new topic for the newly released Ragnarok Odyssey Ace:

http://blog.us.playstation.com/2014/04/01/ragnarok-odyssey-ace-out-today-for-ps3-ps-vita/


Was going to pick up the original when I first got my Vita, but then I heard a newer version was coming out...

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« Reply #22 on: April 01, 2014, 06:05:44 PM »

I didn't follow any news about this game or check it out at all til today (ACE that is).

I don't know why it is tempting me but it is....

How is the gameplay? That is, if I HATED how clunky monster hunter 3 felt how does this compare?

Also, is this strictly enjoyable as a multi-player or can I indulge a single player campaign and still get enough out of it/complete it?

I know nothing at all about Ragnarock Odyssey, but am always enticed with that which is new and unfamiliar to me.
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« Reply #23 on: April 01, 2014, 06:24:11 PM »

I believe there is a demo for the original version on PSN for Vita. I remember playing it last year, coming away mildly impressed and thinking the controls were not the worst ever. I've really liked Ragnarok since its iRO days (but lack of a credit card back then prevented me from playing, and then WoW happened) so I may be a bit biased. I will probably wait for a sale or something before picking this up.

Can't really comment on the mulitplayer aspect though.
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« Reply #24 on: April 01, 2014, 06:28:55 PM »

I borrowed this off a friend a couple months ago. It's not bad, but it's basically just another gods eater/lord of arcana/monster hunter game. I like it as a fun action romp, but if you don't plan on playing multiplayer, it's not as fun imo.
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« Reply #25 on: April 03, 2014, 04:54:12 PM »

Traded in my original Ragnarok Odyssey for Ragnarok Odyssey Ace today. Kind of bummed you can't transfer characters (that I know of) so I started a new mage. Obviously haven't gotten to the new content, but a lot of the small convenience changes are pretty nice. I think that's what I like about Odyssey more than Monster Hunter: It's all about simplicity. No setting up camp or pressing an extra button to get loot from monsters. No harvesting or bug catching. Just grab a mission, spend five or ten minutes whacking monsters and scooping up their drops, rinse and repeat.
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« Reply #26 on: April 04, 2014, 04:11:22 AM »

Traded in my original Ragnarok Odyssey for Ragnarok Odyssey Ace today. Kind of bummed you can't transfer characters (that I know of) so I started a new mage. Obviously haven't gotten to the new content, but a lot of the small convenience changes are pretty nice. I think that's what I like about Odyssey more than Monster Hunter: It's all about simplicity. No setting up camp or pressing an extra button to get loot from monsters. No harvesting or bug catching. Just grab a mission, spend five or ten minutes whacking monsters and scooping up their drops, rinse and repeat.

Is there an overarching story, or is it just get quest X and kill monster Y?
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« Reply #27 on: April 04, 2014, 07:51:44 AM »

Bought it, and Toukiden.  I look forward to mashing buttons until monsters burst like pinatas.
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« Reply #28 on: April 04, 2014, 09:18:27 AM »

Traded in my original Ragnarok Odyssey for Ragnarok Odyssey Ace today. Kind of bummed you can't transfer characters (that I know of) so I started a new mage. Obviously haven't gotten to the new content, but a lot of the small convenience changes are pretty nice. I think that's what I like about Odyssey more than Monster Hunter: It's all about simplicity. No setting up camp or pressing an extra button to get loot from monsters. No harvesting or bug catching. Just grab a mission, spend five or ten minutes whacking monsters and scooping up their drops, rinse and repeat.

Is there an overarching story, or is it just get quest X and kill monster Y?

There's a "story," but it's basically "Giant monsters are breaking through this barrier and we need to stop them."
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« Reply #29 on: April 13, 2014, 07:17:10 PM »

I'm Mojotron on PSN.  Carried my character design and cards over from the original, and am feeling confident.  The short and simple missions are conducive to my lifestyle.  Lots of fun.
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