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« Reply #45 on: June 22, 2012, 02:18:46 PM »

I really should have replayed Nier for the second ending. I loved the game, and I hear it only gets better on the second play through, but for some reason or another, before I had a chance, I lost my save file. Now I need to wait awhile before I feel like playing it twice over.
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« Reply #46 on: June 22, 2012, 09:19:15 PM »

I really should have replayed Nier for the second ending. I loved the game, and I hear it only gets better on the second play through, but for some reason or another, before I had a chance, I lost my save file. Now I need to wait awhile before I feel like playing it twice over.

That's okay, it seems like everybody loses their save files sooner or later.
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« Reply #47 on: June 22, 2012, 09:26:26 PM »

I'm always replaying old games.  I don't spend $50 on something I'm not gonna use repeatedly.
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« Reply #48 on: June 22, 2012, 09:58:54 PM »

I do, though! I rarely if ever replay games, let alone 50+ hour games. Tales games are the only non-Pokemon RPGs I've ever replayed...and maybe FF4.
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« Reply #49 on: June 22, 2012, 10:11:01 PM »

Mass Effect 1...I've beat that game at least 13 times. Twice on the PC, all the achievement finishes for two separate xbox live profiles which is like eight each, and 3 more for different choice lines for ME2. And I've only beat ME2 four times and ME3 once...depending on the extended cut of ME3 I will play it more.

Chrono Trigger/Cross, Final Fantasy 9, Divinity 2 Dragon Knight Saga, Radiant Historia and Zelda (all) are on my list of multiple finishes. Putting them on a list makes me want to revisit more of them but there are just too many good games right now that going back is almost a waste of time.
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« Reply #50 on: June 23, 2012, 10:52:49 AM »

I rarely replay RPGs and never do so right after I finished them. The only RPGs I ever replayed are the SNES and PS1 ones because of nostaliga, but I have a hard time finishing them then because I lose interest after some time and I know the end anyway.
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« Reply #51 on: June 23, 2012, 11:32:33 AM »

I think the only RPG I've beaten multiple times was Suikoden 1. Its easily one of my favourite jRPGs as well as being relatively short. I do have a tendency of restarting a game multiple times after putting it down for too long, but I assume that doesn't count.
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« Reply #52 on: June 23, 2012, 11:14:37 PM »

Catherine and Nier are the only two I've played through more than once. One problem is I have so many games in my backlog I wanna start something new no matter how good the game was the first time.
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« Reply #53 on: June 24, 2012, 09:00:04 PM »

I typically won't restart an RPG til it is old enough to be new to me again-LoL.... There are SOME exceptions however.... I played through FF6 enough times to literally recall parts of the script verbatim... heck, I could probably draw maps of the dungeons from memory... Most of those play-through's were in my childhood though.

The stuff I replay now is all, as was stated by a few others, in the interest of nostalgia coupled with the fact that some older titles just have no equal in my mind. I did however go through a period of my life where I was so inebriated I can't remember anything of the games I played.... some of those have demanded my attention again over the course of the last 5 years or so since becoming sober.... sad as that may be.
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« Reply #54 on: June 24, 2012, 09:53:23 PM »

I used to replay RPGs all the time. I've beaten pretty much every SNES RPG I own at least a dozen or so times. With the PS1 I started to cut back a bit. Though, I've still beaten pretty much all my RPGs for it at least twice. Well, except for FFVII, which I would take out once a year to beat up until the end of high school. I think I might have beat it once again while in college too. I don't think I've beaten a single PS2 RPG twice, and my backlog of unbeaten RPGs for the PS2 dwarfs all my previous systems.

I think I'm in the same boat most of the other people here are in: as I grow older, I have more disposable income to spend on games, but less time to actually play them. I only replay RPGs now if I'm in just the right mood. And even then, it's almost always an SNES one that I can blow through most of the content in 8 hours (i.e., a weekend with a modest amount of playtime).
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