Has Strange Journey pissed anyone off yet?

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by VLinh, May 8, 2010.

  1. VLinh

    VLinh GBAtemp Fan

    Oct 4, 2008
    Im getting near the end, but im afraid Ive wasted my time with this game.

    One of the biggest issues with this game for me would be the dungeons, why did they have to be enormous?!!!, there was no reason to have them that large.

    The Dark corridors are a nice touch, but it really becomes tiring since when you trying to find a %#@! door in the dark.

    Warp Holes/ Black hole, now dont get me started but Erandius would have anyone just throw their DS's on the ground, I was quite close to that moment.

    Overall, storyline's good, battle system classic, and the rest is $#@*&!

    Thats my opinion anyways
  2. SalParadise19

    SalParadise19 Member

    Sep 12, 2009
    United States
    Honestly I feel the games' good parts outweigh it's weaknesses in spades. jmo
  3. ihiphopanonymous

    ihiphopanonymous Member

    Aug 1, 2007
    United States
    I really like the enormous maps...this is my second 1st person dungeon crawler (etrian odyssey II being my first but never got around to finishing it because strange journey was released during my play through). Great challenge and interesting story. I'm currently stuck on Tiamat, can't seem to beat her. Might have to grind a bit for the first time in the game.

    Edit: Yea, the holes and the trial and error warp holes did piss me off so I can relate but I don't mind the pitch black rooms and the size of the maps.

    This game's epic....I'm close to buying this game along with a DSi XL but still waiting on that DSTwo
  4. Windaga

    Windaga GBAtemp Maniac

    Sep 12, 2009
    United States
    New England
    I LOVED this game.

    But I totally agree when it comes to the pitfalls. I did go and open up a map on gamefaqs, only because I didn't want to simply waste my time. But other than that, there was nothing else in the game that bothered me. I didn't even know I was grinding half the time - I was simply enjoying leveling up my demons and trying to recruit new ones.

    The size of the maps didn't bother me either, nor did the dark rooms.

    But it is understandable that you've brought up these points - had I hated the story and the style of gameplay, I would've stopped playing at the first pitfall in Bootes.
  5. InuYasha

    InuYasha Professional Coke Fiend

    Dec 8, 2007
    United States
    It's not the dungeons that pissed me off its the cheap instant kill spells that annoyed me the most,even stone when it hits the MC = gameover.....
  6. pitman

    pitman Addicted to Magical Girls

    Jan 23, 2003
    Where rockets don't fall.
    Its a SMT game of course it pisses me off, but I still love the game despite those thing.
    I'm level ~70 and monsters still beat the crap out of me (I tend to fuse good demons and stick with them for a long time until I get my ass handed to me) and I keep same alignment for massive co-op damage (which is a HUGE help.
  7. Excellentnuke

    Excellentnuke GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    May 19, 2008
    United States
    On a boat
    I love this game. It's one of the best games I've played in a while. The only times I got mad while playing were when it froze on my M3.
  8. .Darky

    .Darky GBAtemp Maniac

    Nov 21, 2008
    No. I'm practically in love with this game.
  9. elixirdream

    elixirdream GBAtemp Legend

    May 27, 2008
    6th Dimention
    thats what shin megami and wizardry is known for ...
    nice dungeon
  10. Wintrale

    Wintrale GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    May 19, 2009
    Kent, England
    I still prefer Devil Survivor. [​IMG]