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After spending some time on this board across a few months span, I've come to the realization that most people who post here don't actually like RPGs, let alone videogames.

Most of the content here apart from the shitposts and rehashing of already floating ideas and opinions, is made of very little concern for the actual quality of the games that are talked about aesthetically, but instead how comfy, familiar, similar in ideology and secure-feeling they are.

That just means most people here are seeking comfort in videogames, to not be contradicted in their idea of qualities, values, to escape their shitty lives and not be challenged, let alone appreciate meaningful aesthetics.

To confirm that, I've talked to a few anons, and some of them even admitted playing videogames by default, because they feel worthless and can't dedicate themselves to real hobbies.

Please anons, grow up, get a real life, and seek solace somewhere else, only then will you be able to tell what you really appreciate.
This board would only grow better.
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>someone shat all over my retarded taste in RPGs
>I don't have shit taste
>You guys hate RPGs
Try again dumb-dumb.
People come here to politically shit fling at each other.
>politically shit fling at each other
No, that's what /v/ is for.
From the start /vrpg/ is just RPG flavored /v/. The only real winner of the addition of vidya boards is /vst/.
Nothing but bait threads and popular threads over and over, which isn't bad in itself, but it really just shows that the anons on this board are basic bitches playing only the popular games: New Vegas, Final Fantasy, Xenoblade, Persona, Pathfinder: Kingmaker, etc.
/crpgg/ over at /vg/ is just the same. You'd think it's a board for general RPGs but it's just /pfkmg/ reskinned. They can't even be bothered to play Geneforge: Mutagen that just released.
imagine trying to better yourself through video games lmao. read a book retard.

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Map Designer: Okay, here's the map for the game's first battle area, where the player can get his feet wet. The battle system is going well, I think we should have a simpler music theme here---

Game Director: No. The music for this area will a heartbreaking work of staggering genius.

Music Composer: It'll be difficult....

Map Designer: There's like 100 pieces that he'll have to compose. With respect, do we really want to shoot our wad on the first---

Game Director: So, we won't. This theme will be a heartbreaking work of staggering genius, and each following theme will be better than the last.

Music Composer: Sir.

Music Composer: *Composes a heartbreaking work of staggering genius*
Man this game sucked, and it made me realize the biggest red flag in vidya are "the ost are good!"
The first thing I do in every game is go into the options and set the music volume to 0
Secret of the Forest is okay but nothing in the OST compares to Schala's Theme.

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Termina W H E N

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ITT: Characters who get unreasonably forgiven for everything
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Nah, go to the VG falcom general and you will see true autism, people hate the games a lot but still end up buying them
What a weird thing to get angry over.
I live on /fg/. It’s not that bad, just full of low IQ subhumans.
>people hate the games a lot but still end up buying them
The blog nigger posts on /vrpg/ all the time though. What I’m saying is that /fg/ niggers aren’t autistic, but they’re defo retarded. Autism is something else.
>The blog nigger
the who? rundown?
>It’s not that bad, just full of low IQ subhumans.
isn't that bad enough
Can someone give me a quick rean down?

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What was his problem?
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keep it up discord bros we're just barely hovering over 1 post per hour
/v/-itus, the post
It is. The gameplay isn't a broken mess, retarded references are kept to a minimum, retarded factions like the enclave don't exist, Core City is better and less retarded than Reno, the world isn't a completely brown on green color, there is far more build variety, and I can actually alt-tab underrail without exiting my Fallout application.

I can go on and on about how your mediocre overrated rose-tinted glasses benefitting 'golden age' sacred cow is but I'd rather stop before I roll my eyes at all the bullshit 2 introduced and how people still pretend 1 was deep beyond just the Master

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Why is this game so hard?
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The combat is good but I appreciated the exploration more. You get to a point nothing ever touches you. And the combat becomes boring.
The sweet spot is seeing the build start to take over.

I would prefer always this type of game over say AoD. Even if I like good stories and companion shenanigans.
>I am building a vivi dazzingly display whore with dragon disciple levels

Holy shit, that's literally my exact build. Before starting this game, I read the entirety of the Pathfinder 1e Core Rule Book, then Googled around and read some builds. I think we made the right choice, my friend! Pretty much everyone says this is a good pick.

I'm just starting out. I got to Oleg's and then cleared out that cave with the fangberries (with the help of a couple dozen acid flasks for the swarms). That's it so far. Looking forward to the rest! So far, Challenging difficulty seems about right.

I am seriously not looking forward to kingdom management, though. I want to see the entire game. I hate having time pressures. If I plan things out really carefully, can I max out my kingdom? Like, can I get all the upgrades, do all the quests, research all the curses, etc.? Or do I need to "pick and choose?"
The time limits are so overblown.
day 0 Baronation
day 27 KTC21-TrollTroubleStart
day 225 KTC22-EnvoyIntro
day 278 TrollDestroyedYourKingdom
day 486 MonstersDestroyedYourKingdom
day 487 DiseaseDestroyedYourKingdom
day 510 KTC31-EnvoyVarnholdIntro
day 690 OculusDestroyedYourKingdom
day 940 BarbarianHordeDestroyedYourKingdom
day 1045 KTC51-WarStart
day 1600 FeyDestroyedYourKingdom
Unless you're a retard none of them should give you problems.
>I am seriously not looking forward to kingdom management, though. I want to see the entire game. I hate having time pressures. If I plan things out really carefully, can I max out my kingdom? Like, can I get all the upgrades, do all the quests, research all the curses, etc.? Or do I need to "pick and choose?"
stop believing every retard complaining here and actually play the game. There's plenty of time to do everything
You will eventually get backed up there's a few really long gaps of fucking nothing happening (like 6+ months a piece) where you're supposed to clean up your kingdom shit.

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Is /vrpg/ looking forward to the Harry Potter RPG, Hogwarts Legacy?
What kind of features do you hope it'll have?
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>Do the kids today still care about Harry Potter?
They were trying to force it back with the new movies. Too bad they screwed the pooch and made bad movies. Theaters closing due to coof screwed them even further.
>entire point of the series was "how cool would it be to be learn magic at a boarding school?"
>make a dumb action series out of it.
I sometimes wonder if they were retarded.
>ResetEra banned all positive discussion on it
I'm just hoping you'll actually be able to build a character instead of being an ubermensch that is good at all forms of magic. A game like this would benefit from a calender system (like Persona) where there will be trade offs due to time management. If there are speech checks they should be related to skills similar to New Vegas. In the books they were able to pick their classes at some point I believe right? So the classes you commit to for a year affects your character build. In reality this game is probably going to be fairly linear and there will probably be like 10 or 20 spells that anyone can access.
The one thing they need to do to not fuck it up is provide mod support. There's an endless line of people who will mod the game into playability if its utter godawful trash so long as it has mod support.

You pick 2 to 3 electives in year 3 onward. More if you are a special swot like hermione and have time travel to help out. Electives seem to be drop/add freely between years, mostly just drop though. Otherwise you can drop core classes after year 5 and for some if you don't have the grades you're automatically cut after year 5 tests, including electives. It was implied a couple of the core classes are non-optional all the way through, no matter how bad your grades are you just keep going. But there was one student who was accidentally in book 4 when he should have graduated, and JK retconned it into him being held back, so it is possible to retake stuff apparently.

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Is it acceptable to have romance options with short races in RPGs?
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It's not uncommon for loud, outspoken anti-pedos to end up being caught as pedophiles themselves.
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Thanks bro.
If a gay man doesn't like the idea of shortstacks getting dated I gaurantee you he is a paedophile that's projecting what he see's on to other people, like those tumblr artists that make every black woman a aboriginal crossed with a monkey. (Yes I'm many black women are fugly but in the context of art)
reminds me of that UNICEF boss that tried to get the UN to ban hentai because it "promoted pedophilia" that a few years later ended up going to prison for raping a boy
or all those self-proclaimed male feminists that turn out to be rapists

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>Playing Fallout 1 coming from New Vegas
>Spent all S.P.E.C.I.A.L. points on PER and CHA, leaving INT at 5
>game is going fine
>tfw I have to save Tandi
>I go to the raiders
>101% speech
>the only dialogue option I am given to rescue her is fighting the leader of the Khans 1 vs 1
>all the other options aren't there
>wtf the leader is unbeatable
>I come to the realization that the dialogue options in the game are determined by how high your INT is, CHA just determines the success rates of the options
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I suppose you're supposed to go to Vault 15, find out it's a ruined hole and then turn around and go back to Sands.
>try to attack someone the game forced me to fight
>miss 80% of the hits
bullshit, games doesn't force you to fight anyone
Sex appeal as a male character in Fo2
Investing in repair at all in Fo2
Traps skill is a trap in both fallouts
As is throwing
The basic pathing of Shady Sands is
>leave vault 13 for vault 15
>discover Shady Sands
>help them with the radscorpions
>continue on to vault 15
>come back, discover tandi was kidnapped
Alternately, if you visit vault 15 first still, you can get a pack of dynamite to blow the radscorpion caves, saving you the trouble of killing them.

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Playing this for the first time, just got to chapter 2 and its really fun so far. Any tips I should know before really getting into the game?
Also, does the Rune Fencer/Valkyrie ever get good? I have 2 in my party now and I feel like I'm either using them wrong or are spears just really low damage in general?
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If your sister was hot but a little crazy would you fuck her?
Yeah, 2H Xbow Vartan Canopus was my sniper for story missions, especially the ones where you have to protect dumbass NPCs
>Send Canopus out with no armour to draw enemy attacks
>Have party hit him on purpose to build up his TP
>Equip Denam with a lobber, just in case
>Canopus uses Deathwail on boss
Crossbow dragoons were the shit.
>Range allows them to compensate for their slow movement and generally build up TP much faster for their skills and helps them hit annoying fliers like griffins.
>>idont want mod itself i want patched psp iso
Other than FFT, what should I play after Tactics Ogre? I want something more in line with the gameplay of FFT (job system + non retarded archer gang) but with the choices and story like TO.

I'm pretty early on but I really enjoyed the story so far and I didn't expect that type of choice would ever been in a JRPG. Langrisser and stuff any good?

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who could have seen this coming??????
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The Ghost of Avellone
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At that point they should just find the source code for the original Bloodlines and let the community deal with it. Would probably end up as a better product in this day and age.
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I've been saying this a lot but we should have optional downtime sjdebquests with the scions to develop our bond between them. Shit like helping Thancred with some battle techniques, going on one of Ryne's and Gaia's coffee biscuit dates. What do you think?
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I wish they did something like that earlier, it took until Shadowbringers to make them feel like they're anything more than coworkers.
Hold on a second I've cracked the code.
Filth and Fury
Final fantasy, there are two discs in it.

The new job will be based off of firion and use multiple weapons.
Yeah, I don't understand what the team were thinking with launch of Heavenward in trying to get people to suddenly care for all these losers when you barely know them, both in 1.0 and ARR, before then.
But I dunno, the pre-HW downtime is kinda long enough as it is.
They could've replaced all the boring filler and put in comfy friendship with the Scions instead.
Eh, I'd rather they implement it in ShBish rather than ARR. There's plenty of downtime so I don't know why 5.1ish was part of it. I mean shit, I wonder if the japanese are thinking about the relationship with the characters and how vapid it is.

When do we think it's going to break the street date?
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It belongs to (you).
The ost is barely better than BS thus far.
Its significantly better imo
where are you getting this information?
I really like this song

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Bought Ys I/II/Napishtim/Felghana/Origin in the Steam sale, about to start the first one. Never played these games before, I was intrigued by reading about the story and by the idea of a non-turn-based JRPG. What am I in for, and does /vrpg/ have any tips? Is it better with a (PS4) controller?
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Is there a way to get this Dr Klaus faggot in my notes without starting the fucking game over? Can I cheat or something? I've tried reloading previous saves and going through the scenarios listed on gamefaqs/etc. and he just never shows unless I start a new game and run to his clinic immediately.
God this is so good.
I got to the tower and dropped ysI there because the puzzles became too tedious, am I a pussy
Entering Darm Tower now and of course there's some great music https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EunxobcaHY

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why does pillars of eternity make so many people seethe?
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trump losing really broke some brains huh
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The "writing" has been on the wall since 1781. Just... let it go.
i'm the anon you were originally replying to, and i'm here to confirm that durance is based
keep telling yourself that
Don’t worry we ostracized Chris Avallone from the industry. He won’t be writing anymore shit characters again

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