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Khorinis, home.
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>>2792367
>you get magic as soon as you join
Yeah but without access to the good runes what's the point?
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>>2792372
Fireball is perfectly fine for chapter 2 and Firestorm is good enough for chapter 3 and 4. And you still get death to the undead to laugh at the sleepers temple
Not to mention going firemage won't get you any better runes any faster.
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>>2792376
>Not to mention going firemage won't get you any better runes any faster.
Nor any slower, which is kind of the point I'm trying to make. You get a pathetic one mission headstart on learning those four circles and rune access is exactly the same, I don't see how is it worth losing access to the last two circles for so little gain.
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>>2792387
Because the last two circles are nearly worthless and arguably a waste of learning points. By going with the swamp camp you get magic earlier, lose almost nothing and get melee armor instead of the more squishy mage robes.
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>>2792392
>you get magic earlier
One mission bruh.
>Because the last two circles are nearly worthless
If you're doing a pure mage run wave of ice, rain of fire and uriziel are fantastic, don't kid yourself.
Staying at 4th circle is only ok if you wanna go hybrid (read: be a fighter and pretend you didn't waste all those lp on mana and circles).
>melee armor
Lmao why are you in melee mage bro?

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I try to make a personal comfy playlist with some comfy town jrpg music. For some reason the psx era has the best to offer so far. Any recommendation?
I got so far a few from ff7 to 9, grandia and some from suikoden.
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>>2791103
>>2791166
nice
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>>2786913
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J54Ak1Pu-Vk

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i liked this
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44yF8jqCqiE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vzsiifa4hx4

not sure why jrpg only, TES has great town themes
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>>2792282
i understand it like this,
japanesse themes are most of the time more uplifting, jazz-like and colorfull while the west always goes with a dark themed medival tone.
Yes there are great tracks too in morrowind, but compared to the general direction the jrpg offers more light sounds.
Just look at the ffx theme you posted, there is nothing alike in any western rpg's.
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>>2792282
>not sure why jrpg only
Usually (not a rule) JRPGs focus on making good melodic music while WRPGs focus on setting up a good ambience
Both can be very good, but when you're listening to it on a vacuum JRPG music usually trumps WRPG

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This game is so fucking good, from the great cast of characters to the aesthetics and fun gameplay. Why is this series so overlooked? Will we ever get more Shadowrun RPGs?
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>>2792244
well i get what you want but that will never be inside of a video game, yama thing was at least semi-local
>some big entity helping local corporation gets dislodged/talked down/etc
dragon business is way dumber.
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>>2792257
>dragon business is way dumber
Yes. The sanctimonious endings were particularly cringe, as if I'm gonna trust an insane dragon to be any help against the horrors anyway.
Or even trust dragons *in general* as opposed to Dunkelzhan and select others specifically to put the defense of the planet against metaplanar threats above their own personal agenda, lmao.
Dragonfall's writers really dropped the ball putting their own misanthropic ideologies in the game, it clashed badly with the setting.
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>>2792267
I liked the bad end.
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>>2791256
>Play SR
>Do a melee build
>Melee its kinda buggy and unpolished
>Learn that HK ad DF have better melee
>"Well I might as well end up the story to know what happens in the sequels"
>Mfw I learn after 20 hours of pure text that none of them are direct sequels and I could've just drop SR and go for the others instead
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>>2791256
There is a reason the "walls of pointless text" is only used against Hong Kong and not the other games. It's because it truly is too much text. 99% of the dialog is pointless in it.

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>>2788629
I will, I will enjoy it, very much, mega amount, lots of enjoyment, bigly
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chinaman is streaming
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I came from the front page all excited and read the entire thread before I realized I wasn't on /v/ and this thread is 6 months old.
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Someone was paid to program boob jiggle physics into this game

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Does anyone else agree? There's just something about being able to freely distribute your turns among your large party, freely combo, the reel, and those animations that make fighting very satisfying imo.
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>>2790068
Slow ass battle system that takes way too long for no real reason.
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>>2790068
I definitely agree. People get so hung up on other aspects of the game that they never experience or just gloss over how fluid and intuitive the game's combat actually is.
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>>2790068
man, why is Mythe's campaign so ridiculously difficult compared to the rest? Sometimes, I really don't get what Kawazu was thinking.
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>>2790602
it's actually very fast though
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>>2792170
One of the reasons why he's so fixated on having multiple main characters with their own stories and pioneered that concept was also because he could make specific difficulty adjustments for main characters.
So you'd have people like Albert, Red or Ventus who are designed with newcomers in mind and have an easier time with their content, on the other hand you also have people like Sif, Riki or Mythe who are all meant for players who're more experienced or don't mind starting out with something more challenging, or add extra challenge layers other characters can't have.
Mythe being extra ballbusting is on par with Unlimited's course.

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You have no idea how much I relished in letting this bitch die. In fairness, she also redeemed the Williams name with her heroic sacrifice, so it was in everyones' best interest, really.
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>>2790245
barren manface
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I'd buy the Trilogy full price if they included the multiplayer.
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>>2755669
Do you get to fuck Tali in any of the games? She was probably the only virgin. Ash and miranda were worn out roasties
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>>2792326
Yeah. Liara is also a virgin.
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>>2792329
>Liara is also a virgin.
I doubt that very much, her whole race seems like they are all whores

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Do you serve Ranni?
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>>2790804
soon
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>>2611473
>melina appears at every single grace you rest at
>except the ones in Ranni's area and Leyendell
FTFY
She leaves you at the start of the capital and doesn't show up until the Queen's Bedchamber, at least according to her dialogue.
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>>2654433
>>2654638
It locks you out of Tiche though.
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>>2792288
And some top notch int gear for that matter.
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>>2654247
I powerstanced colossal swords, for fun.

The perfect JRPG doesn't exi-
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>>2790532
Based taste. My little Xiao Mei Mei empress
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>>2790225
>blah blah blah game critique jargon
>blah blah blah average games
>blah blah blah
The gameplay is terrible and the graphics suck ass. That is precisely why I enjoy it. It reminds me of bad unbalanced PC games made by 16-year-olds on crusty RPG Maker engines back in 2000s.
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what game should someone start with having never played any of these?
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>>2791826
EO2 Untold
but i'd go with EO4 since it's the easiest one, but it's not that good so if you end up hating it drop it and go to EO2
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>>2791826
1.5 > 2.5 > 3 > 4 > 5 > X
* 1.5 is Untold: The Millennium Girl, because it features Gunner class, which is featured in 2 and Highlander, featured in it and 2.5. For 1-like experience, play Classic Mode 1st, then Story Mode afterwards.
* 2.5 is, likewise, Untold 2: The Fafnir Knight, but unlike 1st, which puts Story Mode above Classic Mode, in 2.5 the reverse happens: Classic Mode is the way to go, despite Sovereign's availability. Also, you should play it on Citra Canary if you're a completionist.
* Although I put 3 after 1.5 and 2.5, I'd personally play it first for the best DS era Etrian experience, since it's a bit harder than the first two on the list (resting drops your level by 5 on 3, while on Untolds, 4, 5, and X, it drops your level by just 2), and the previous 2 play the similar way, but I disconsider them because the very 1st game is glitchy, and 2nd is grinding hell (suddenly I get reminded of the first two Final Fantasies).

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>>2792133
>Spreading out your XP that much.
4 or 5 makes for a much smoother game in my experience.
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>>2791225
my nigga
My default fem wild elven barbarian picture.
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>>2792164
I always assumed it was a halfling but it's apparently listed as dwarf in the files. Also it's the only portrait that doesn't come up in google images, very curious.
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ME WANT SNU SNU
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>>2791187
the half elf on the right

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Persona 5 Royal multiplat release in a month!
My wife Yoshizawa!
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Yes, I am fucking retarded enough to buy her game again just so I can mod her in immediately. Laugh at me, because I deserve it.
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Trash
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>>2790644
10/10 would ruin her perfect gymnast's body by keeping her constantly pregnant
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What is the western analog of Dragon Quest? Long and traditional game series every normie knows and plays?
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>>2787914
Madden
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>>2789080
DQ12 is going to have a darker tone in contrast with all the other happy-go-lucky DQ’s where Yuusha and friends on a wacky adventure to save the world from the big bad Maou
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>>2788795
If you want to make a rpg that isn't DQ, make another bloody rpg franchise. Why leeche on the IP's name if you are not gonna deliver something that is a logical continuation of it?
Change for the sake of change and trying to pander to people out of the fanbase by destroying what the fanbase likes are what leads gaming to become shit.
I don't want Dragon Quest Nuts and Bolts lmao.
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>>2789077
They'll just reintroduce stuff from older games like character classes, which should have been a mainstay in the series.
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>>2787914

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Only one I've found so far is Dragon's Dogma but aside from that I've yet to find an RPG where your character's physical appearance has significant mechanical impact to the point where it's a decision that has to be carefully thought out and isn't purely an aesthetic and roleplaying choice.
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>>2792154
Certain skills in Kenshi make you flabby instead of cut, like cooking.
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>>2790400
In Morrowind your projectiles fly faster if your body is heavier. e.g. Orcs' fireballs are the fastest. But I doubt it was intended.
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>>2790400
In Fable you got buffier if you invest in strength.
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>>2790400
I remember very early in Tortanic's life people who chose bodytypes "bodybuilder" and "american" were unable to get a certain holocron on Alderaan because they couldn't fit through a crack in a wall. Their tears were delicious
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>>2790400
In Dragonball Xenoverse 1, a larger character had higher end stats in melee attacks and a smaller character had higher end stats in energy attacks. The same applied for male and female characters respectively, so the most minmaxed energy user would be a small female saiyan.

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Why would anyone worship the Daedra?
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>>2744548
they spin, to some that's enough reason
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>>2790763
>I already have the Dunmer as a race down in my book of Grudges.
Based
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>>2753177
What is creatia? Female creation?
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>>2744548
The Divines are weak and the Et'Ada are uncaring
Daedra are the fast track to tangible power
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I just wanna chill so, Sanguine?

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Who is the worst companion in the history of rpgs?
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The Pawn system was a pain in the ass, would have been better if you could just make a full party of your own.
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>>2773659
Dragon’s Dogma lets you create and hire other people’s companions

Bastard Bonds lets you choose who joins your party. You can create characters in the main menu and have them appear in your game. Alternatively you can also show mercy to basically any enemy you come across and have them join you. I haven’t played it in a while but I remember I managed to get a centaur, a witch and some little goblin thing by stopping when they were about to die and begging for mercy.
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>>2783959
>not playing a handsome rouge with harem of 5 girl followers
Fucking faggot.
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>>2788757
>their goals are eugenics and genocide
So just like leftists irl?
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>>2767371
>Later you get the option to completely fuck him over

Kinofall
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>>2792066
Because zoomies get filtered by muh pixels, and that's their target demographic.
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>>2792087
No zoomers are watching Daggerfall content. These youtubers simply have shit taste
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>>2792060
Morrowind is for trannies and non-whites.
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>>2792066
that wall texture legitimately looks like it was ripped straight from oblivion's shitty graphics. if you're gonna mod anything though mod more booba on the wenches.
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>>2792048
>shitty filter
moar liek kinofail


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