DS RPG Debate

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Sep 27, 2009

DS RPG Debate by Injury at 3:52 AM (2,668 Views / 0 Likes) 29 replies

  1. Injury
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    As you all can tell, I'm new around here...So here it goes.

    Is anyone tired of the constant release of TBS games (Running Blue Earth Remix, FFTA2, etc) being released as the genre RPG? I've looked forward to so many RPGs that ended up being lame turn based systems that just leave me wanting. Does anyone else feel this way? Also, what is your favorite RPG title that was released this year? Did it end up being an TBS RPG?

    BTW, while I do enjoy turn-based games. Just stop releasing so many of them. Most of them suck and are a waste of money to develop only to be ousted by a new release a month or two down the line.

    All IMHO,
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  2. syko5150

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    although i like strategy games i do hate the fact that they label them as RPG or even SRPG...i didnt care too much for FFTA2 but i do enjoy the Luminous Arc games...but yes i hate when they label them as RPG when they're just Strategy games...
     
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    I heard ya. I'm sick and tired of all these TBS RPG bull craps. We need out old school traditional RPG back. Bye bye grid and say hello to world map......................haven't seen a world map in RPG game in awhile.
     
  4. syko5150

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    haha yeah i have to be in the mood to play on a grid or i can easily fall asleep out of boredom...but when you can just run around on a world map and do what you want in between going where the story wants you to it remains fun from beginning to end.
     
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    I, for one, approve of the distinction between the branches of RPG.

    Strategy, for me, is more like RTS or Risk. When I see SRPG, I know exactly the kind of game it is. Similarly, the rarely used A(ction)RPG, leaves me expecting something Diablo-esque. Of course, with this mess, you end up with all sorts of things that can be classified as cross-genre but most things are like that nowadays.

    As for stuff I've been poking at lately... Disgaea, Luminous Arc 2 and Soma Bringer. I think only LA2 was released in the last year though.
     
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    SRPG on a label surely distinguishes the difference between the type of game but a lot of gaming companies and gaming sites are just simply calling them RPG instead of SRPG which gets really annoying since we think great another RPG then we go crap its a freaking grid battle system [​IMG]
     
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    they need to give a nod to the great days of the snes rpg... how many billion were there? now that was the days of rpg! and well i guess the ps2 had about a gabillion too! release earthbound and i'll play it a billion times again lol
     
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    i would like to see a full remake of star ocean and star ocean 2 on a next gen system like PS3...also i would like to see SE make a remake/or another Mario RPG game...and a remake of Secret of Evermore =D
     
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    turn based sucks?
    then go ahead with KH or maybe wait for games like blue dragon 2 and cross treasure
     
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    Honestly, that is what I'm waiting for. Ports for the greats : SoE, SO1, which should have been for the DS, Super Mario RPG, could make Nintendo big money, and I might go as far to say that Romancing Saga could be another hit...again.

    Which brings me to another point: Aren't you tired of the remakes of just the Square-Enix franchise? Yea, they make great games, but the only Final Fantasy I want is 3, because it was never released in NA, and Final Fantasy 6, because it is, and still could be, up in the top 10 RPGs.

    Gah, I rant to much...

    Thanks for the replies!
     
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    @elixer turn based RPG games are fine its the boring grid strategy rpg games that are awful there are too many of them...
    @injury FFVI would be a great remake and i'm enjoying all the remakes SE are doing its nice to be able to take all the classics on the go with me...i want a port of FFIX or at least a spin off FFVII was nice but is highly overrated at least the past 5 years it is...FFV...FFVI...FFIX and FFX are IMO the best FF games in the series.
     
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    rant is good [​IMG]
    this open a space for discussion
    but too bad gbatemp is not a good place for rant! some smart ass my jump in and start firing [​IMG]

    ports? lol... if you know the history well
    SE owns SMRPG [​IMG]
    so we won't be seeing nintendo making/remaking it [​IMG]
    this is why nintendo came out their own M&LRPG [​IMG]
     
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    FF3 is already out on the DS. From the way you worded your post, it sounds like you didn't know about it?
    Anyways, my fav. genre of games is turn based/ jrpgs, and there is not enough good ones for the DS. The only SRPG I have ever really liked/played were ffta and a2.
    As for the final fantasy remakes, I cannot stand playing them in 3d. I don't care how good of a game it is, I will always play the 2d over the 3d. Don't ask why, it just feels better.
     
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    lol well nintendo still makes money off of SMRPG on the Virtual Console =D and i think nintendo can do what they want with it since mario is their character =D...
     
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    was able to play the FFT on PS
    i find the one for DS is too easy
    doesn't provide the challenge

    syko5150,
    they can do whatever they want with MARIO
    but not making a game title with SMRPG [​IMG]
    LOL

    contradicting right?
     
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    yeah i know considering in the original you can die in 3 stages

    mmmm, turn based rpg is like the bread and butter of nowadays so yeah
     
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    90% of RPGs have turnbased battle systems. Final Fantasy has them, Dragon Quest has them, Pokemon has them, Chrono Trigger has them, Suikoden has them. [​IMG]

    If I was one of those douchebags I would leave this post at this, but I'm not. [​IMG]
    I'll assume you mean Strategy RPGs, but I have to disagree. I haven't seen enough good strategy RPGs grace the system. FFTA2 was severely lacking compared to FFTA1. Haven't even heard of Running Blue Earth. [​IMG]
    Disgaea was a port, although an extremely well done one. Not to hijack the topic or anything, but considering this is a "debate", can some people sound off on some good SRPGs for the system?
     
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  19. Injury
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    @syoko: I know ff3 is out, I was merely stating that it had a purpose being ported to the Americas and Europe, seeing as how it was never released on the SNES in English.

    @Private Parts: Yes, I mean Turn Based Strategy games. I used to make RPGs in the RMXP/VX community, so our nomenclature may vary. Final Fantasy is turn based, but it's an active engine where the enemy can move if you don't, hence ATBS. Ya know?

    Anywho, I agree in part. Not enough good SRPGs, and definitely not enough real RPGs that are original in concept and design. Contact would be one of those original RPGs that came from scratch.

    Disgea is truly addicting when it came out...I just messed up and only leveled Lahral up...Whoops!

    I have to say Front Mission was fun. Something about robots and explosions always gets me.

    Let's hear some more good SRPGs!

    (ps, thanks for the replies! it's good to see an active discussion without to much off-topicness!)
     
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    LA series, they are okay i guess

    SRW series(never got bored of these

    SD G Generation
     

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