Good RPG Games?

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  1. jagviper
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    Well i'm looking for a good RPG on either the NDS or GBA that kinda has the feel of a game like chrono trigger or secret of mana. Any suggestions aside from the obvious (children of mana which wasn't that good) would be great. On a side note, is Final Fantasy 3 on NDS any good? Thanks in advance
     


  2. test84

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    Havent playedd CT but played half of secret of mana, these games that I'm listed are not bad RPGs:

    Magical Starsign,
    Mario & Luigi : Partners in Time,
    Final Fantasy III , XII : RW
    Pokemon Ranger.
     
  3. jagviper
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    Thanks, i've tried most of those to no avail (ffXII was pretty good), but im looking for a game more Final Fantasyish [​IMG]
     
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    FFIII was a good game, it's a remake of an NES game so it's a very traditional turn-based RPG. Kind of hard to know which games you have played or not, but how about Golden Sun?
     
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    Draglade was fun, but kinda short. There's also naruto path of ninja.
     
  6. Destructobot

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    If you haven't played Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga for the GBA I highly recommend it. I thought it was much better than Partners in Time.

    Edit: Summon Night - Swordcraft Story is another great GBA RPG.
     
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    yep, i'll have to agree with golden sun. nice battle system, and nicer graphics for a GBA game. topnotch story FTW
     
  8. jalapeno

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    wow,

    no one meantioned Contact

    Contact and FF III were are probably the best RPGs on nds
     
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    Golden Sun I and II.
     
  10. King Zargo

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    Dragon Quest: Monster Joker
    Pokemon games
    Golden Sun 1 and 2
     
  11. ZPE

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    Digimon World D/D!
    Sonic Rush Adventure
    Zelda PH?

    Tbh, most NDS Rpgs are medicore stuff.
     
  12. Lumstar

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    GBA had better RPGs than DS, I'd say. No Fire Emblem still? Geez...
     
  13. cutterjohn

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    FF I & II Dawn of Souls GBA
    FF III DS
    FF IV-VI GBA, but IV is also coming out for DS
    Breath of Fire 1 & 2 GBA
    Lufia game GBA (forgotten the whole title)
    Lunar game GBA (forgotten the whole title again, same as PSX version I think)
    Megaman Battle Network game GBA (sort of RPGs)
    Fire Emblem 1 & 2 GBA
    Mazes of Fate GBA
    Etrian Odyssey DS
    Izuna Legend of the Unemployed Ninja DS

    There are tons more, mostly GBA ATM, but these are the ones that I recall offhand.
     
  14. Szyslak

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    So, are you looking for an ARPG or a turn-based RPG?

    Really, the only decent ARPG's on the DS are Lunar Knights and Contact. And of course, Lunar Knights started with Boktai 1 and 2 on GBA.

    The best turn based RPG on the DS is probably FFIII, soon to be replaced by FFIV. The (J) version is awesome and I can't even read it.

    I think the best monster RPG is DQM:J by a long shot.

    I guess I'm just confused what RPG sub-category you're looking for.
     
  15. damnet

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    yep, the golden sun games for gba are a sure bet, also contact was pretty enjoyable.

    and also, of course, you can always get snemulDS and play the actual games heh(CT and SoM), they run almost perfect.
     
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    Summon Night - Swordcraft Story was amazing.

    Weapon crafting was cool, awsome choice of characters, I love the Tales of phantasia style battle system.
     
  17. jagviper
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    Thanks for the suggestions [​IMG]
     
  18. Grimalkin

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    I'd have to second Summon Night - Swordcraft story. Both 1 and 2 were pretty good and similar to the Tales... series.
     
  19. cupajoe

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    Dragon Quest IV english patched> All other DS RPGs
     
  20. Kaos

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    Megaman Battle Network series is a pretty good Action RPG series.

    With the 6 games, if you do everything you can in them you'll easily have over 200 hours of gaming on your hands.