Chrono Trigger, FFIV, FFXII or Suikoden Tierkreis

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by caribou007, Dec 26, 2010.

  1. caribou007

    caribou007 GBAtemp Regular

    Dec 19, 2010
    Lake Ontario
    Making a SD card full of games for my 11 yo cousin who hasn't played any RPGs before and is pretty new to videogames in general. So I have

    Chrono Trigger= 84mb
    FFIV= 123mb
    FFXII= 106mb

    Is it better to remove FFIV and FFXII in order to have Suikoden Tierkreis?

    Suikoden Tierkreis= 224mb

    the cards full so i would have to delete some games in order to add it
  2. Goli

    Goli RPG

    Jul 16, 2008
    Cote d'Ivoire
    No, keep them.
    Suikoden Tierkreis pales in comparison to either of those.
  3. basher11

    basher11 GBAtemp's Official Vocaloid Lover

    Jun 29, 2009
    United States
    don't. Suikoden Tierkreis is not worth it.
  4. injected11

    injected11 Crescent Fresh™

    Jul 17, 2009
    United States
    If you're trying to give him RPGs, remove the FFXII. The DS version isn't very RPG-like.
  5. Mesiskope

    Mesiskope Banned

    Jul 30, 2008
    United States
    Union Hotel
    just give her animal crossings.
  6. Fel

    Fel GBAtemp's Adventurer

    May 5, 2009
    So close and yet so far away.
    Depends what she wants. I think ST is really cool, however since it's better to focus on one game anyway, just go with what you think, and then later on you can remove what she doesn't want and add other ones. [​IMG]
  7. Jax

    Jax Pip Pip Cheerioink!

    Jul 31, 2006
    Chrono Trigger is the best RPG experience he will ever have!
  8. Vigilante

    Vigilante TempLurker

    Jan 1, 2010
    CyberSpace IQ:OVER 9000
    Chrono trigger is perfect
  9. Coconut

    Coconut GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Mar 28, 2010
    I own all the games you mentioned, and I love them all, so It doesn’t really matter.
  10. GreatCrippler

    GreatCrippler Greatness Fallen

    Mar 27, 2010
    United States
    Grand Junction, Colorado
    CT is by far the best. I still might lean towards something a little simpler. FF Mystic quest for the SNES I find is a good entry RPG.
  11. rad140

    rad140 GBAtemp's "over quoter"

    Mar 14, 2010
    I found that Suikoden was pretty average, so I'd skip that one IMHO.

    FFXII is more of a RTS than a RPG.

    You also can't go wrong with Pokemon, Golden Sun: Dark Dawn or any of the Mario & Luigi games as good introductory RPGs.
  12. ShadowSoldier

    ShadowSoldier GBAtemp Guru

    Oct 8, 2009
    Mario and Luigi Partners in Time and Bowser's Inside Story is perfect.

    Chrono Trigger, Final Fantasy... 3? [I think IV is too wrong, either that or it's vice versa], DQIX....
  13. MrWily

    MrWily Member

    Oct 17, 2010
    Yeah, I would go with Dragon Quest instead of FFXII, although I liked it, it's more of a RTS than RPG.

    For something simple DQ IV or V, but DQ IX is the shit! [​IMG]
  14. geminisama

    geminisama Metsu

    Jul 17, 2008
    United States
    Remove FF4, I honestly don't see her finishing it. CT is a fantastic game, and a great introductory rpg. She'll be able to experience the story with little to no grinding.
  15. Hells Malice

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    CT is a definite keeper. It's a little aged, but it's still a solid game with a decent story.

    Throw out both FF's. I would never introduce someone to a FF game on purpose to be honest.
    Replace with \/

    Suikoden Tierkreis is very easy, and more story driven then anything. It has a neat little story, and the voice acting is pretty good, though people bitch and moan about the main characters talking too fast...despite him SUPPOSED to be talking that fast.

    Another good one is Sands of Destruction. I found it to be a pretty fun little game, despite the combat system collapsing in on itself and making the last 30% of the game INCREDIBLY easy. Story ain't bad.

    Both Mario and Luigi games are good too. Not too hard, entertaining story as usual.

    If you'd like to scare her away from RPGs you could try SMT: Devil Survivor [​IMG]
    It's an advanced RPG.
  16. aber

    aber Member

    Jan 2, 2009
    United States
    New Mexico
    As the father of a 13 year old girl, I would go with Chrono Trigger over the others. Marle is a key selling point as far as girls go, and the game isn't too complex to learn or follow. I would also add daughter loves the ability to customize her (female) character (she also loves the cute visual style of the characters/monsters) and the DQ series is easily accessible for newcomers to the genre.
  17. ForteGospel

    ForteGospel GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    May 29, 2008
    United States
    IMO ct will be the best experience for someone new to rpg, epic story, a good battle system and nice characters. if she likes the genre after that, she will come back to play ct a few more times.
  18. magicksun

    magicksun GBAtemp Fan

    Sep 14, 2009
    yess dragon quest is very cute for the girls , is funy dress up"
  19. Wolvenreign

    Wolvenreign Transhuman Satanist Furry Technocrat

    Jul 7, 2008
    United States
    Indianapolis, IN
    I love Suikoden Tierkreis. Can't really explain why, other than that the game has so much charm and beauty, and the combat system is pretty fun as well.

    That's all I really have to say though. ...Though she might find the DQ games good. DQ VI coming soon as well, so...yeah.
  20. Nimbus

    Nimbus sudo /usr/bin make-me-a-coffee --nosugar --cream=1

    Nov 1, 2009
    Probably being lazy.
    You haven't played Chrono Trigger!?

    Where the heck have you been, under a rock.

    CT is like the best RPG in existance, sure it's one big time paradox, but back in it's time it was one, if not the best RPG in existence! You must play it!
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