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Topic: Granstream Saga. (Read 1257 times)
February 28, 2007, 01:53:54 AM »
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Take a look at the first few paragraphs at least. This game may warrant a serious look afterall.
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Reply #1 on:
February 28, 2007, 01:59:00 AM »
I didn't care for it. It was interesting and different...but the game is kinda dated I hate to say.
...nothing freaked me out more than the fact that character sprites lacked faces...
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Reply #2 on:
February 28, 2007, 02:03:55 AM »
Looking through the boards quickly, the Quintet tie to this wasn't something completely new here, but I didn't know of the manner until I looked at that.
Reply #3 on:
February 28, 2007, 02:28:13 AM »
1) the music is excellent.
2) Quintet has been doing *item design* (yes, item design...the icons/images for items) with Gust for the last few years.
3) I didn't know the dude that did Granstream went on to do Orphen. I was just looking at the Orphen RPG the other day thinking "hmm...maybe it's worth a play?"
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Reply #4 on:
February 28, 2007, 02:34:30 AM »
I actually somewhat enjoyed the game up until the difficulty went through the roof and I had to spend like a couple hours on the final boss. Or at least I remember it taking forever. Man, I would have been mad if I lost that fight... >_> <_<
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Reply #5 on:
February 28, 2007, 02:36:30 AM »
The Orphen game seemed pretty boring to me, though I didn't play much. Some of the plot bits I saw near the end seemed decent enough though.
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Reply #6 on:
February 28, 2007, 11:00:24 AM »
I enjoyed this game back in the day, even though it had the worst case of "bad guy out of nowhere" I've ever seen, worse than FFIV even.
I might add this to the pile of old-ass action RPGs I'm playing at the moment.
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Reply #7 on:
February 28, 2007, 11:36:39 AM »
Played it to, back in the day. Yeah, faceless characters was weird. I still have it in good condition in my cupboard.
Having to choose near the end was a bit painful though. xD
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Reply #8 on:
February 28, 2007, 11:47:58 AM »
I used to play it, but I've been stuck on one portion of the game all those years ago that I can't seem to get past. This is before I discovered gamefaqs too :p
Quite a hard game too, but it was fun. For some reason, when enemies appear out of nowhere and attacked me, it did freak me out a little (I was 10-12 or so) yet, normal random encounters don't bug me in other games. Weird.
I still got my old copy.
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February 28, 2007, 12:59:05 PM »
I rented that pile and hated it. The voice acting was simply atrocious (especially that damned bird. I wished Korky would put a kork in it), the story, graphics, and gameplay were mediocre at best, and the two heroines were both unattractive and annoying.
I refuse to believe Granstream Saga was part of the Blazer series. The series ended with Terranigma as far as I'm concerned.
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