Ragnarok Online DS first screens and Japan release date!

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  1. granville
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    Yeah, it's an MMORPG, I never really liked it though. I tried it like.... probably 4 years ago.
     
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    Wow, tnx for the heads up!
    Yeah, it's an MMORPG.
    Looking forward to this one, I wonder how if it will be any good.
     
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    And as I understand, the DS has no MMORPG's. This is pretty major! Up until now, the best online DS game was Mario Kart DS. Maybe this will open up a new trend. I'll be honest. I've never played an online multiplayer game (please don't laugh). I'll have to look into this one!
     
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    Is it known, if this will come over to US/EU too?
    A friend of mine will only play DS when this comes out (she's a ragnarok freak [​IMG])
     
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    Looks great, but I wonder if this will work good on Nintendo WFC..
     
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    it's most likely not a full mmorpg.
    at most, it will have gameroom based multiplayer, where i instance of a map can hold at most 1 party.

    anyway, in my opinion ragnarok2>ragnarokDS>ragnarokPC
     
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    I don't mind if you can only have 4 player co-operative quests in which you can play together online.
    A system similar to Guild Wars would work pretty good on the ds.
    In which each quest could be like 5-20min long.
     
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    I never played the REAL RO. I only ever hopped onto "private" servers. It was tons of fun though. It was like an MOG version of Secret Of Mana (to the best of my memory [​IMG]).

    Even if this DOES do the smaller MMO game setup (i.e. like Phantasy Star Onliine, with small "rooms" of a few people playing) i'd be VERY interested in this. Oooo... even for local multiplayer that would be REALLY badass.

    Hmmm.. i'll be keeping my eyes on this one. Thanks for the heads up!
     
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    I'm curious if this will be really a MMORPG or just a common RPG with some online features..

    If someone that knows japanese could read the text from the scans and tell us.. that would be appreciated [​IMG]
     
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    I was wondering the same thing. I can't read japanese, but i made up a great story to go along with the pictures. It talks about how Jimmy (the main guy, has red hair) needed to be up for school early. But his mom didn't have breakfast ready *gasp*! So he was late for the bus! Then a chick (random other character in the pictures) started shit. And he was all "WHAT?!" with a big drop of sweat off his brow.

    Thats all the further i really got.

    We need a TRUE translation so my mind stops doing that. [​IMG]

    But yea, i wanna know if this is MMO or Small scale multi player, or if its only single player with shitty NPC interaction.
     
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    it's safe to say that at most it will have a global version of FFCC RoF's multiplayer mode.
    the DS isn't really built to support more than that.
     
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    And considering Nintendo's Friend Code system...I wonder how that's going to play into all of this.
     
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    Nice. Another DS to add to my list of games to get.
     
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    Nintendo don't force developers to use the friend code system.
    Medal of Honor Heroes 2 on the Wii uses it own online system without Friend Codes. If this ends up being really a MMORPG, it'll probably have a similar system.
     
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    Oooh, I didn't know that. I was under the impression that it was the standard for every DS title at least.

    Though I do remember doing some random WiFi matches with Luminous Arc before without Friend Codes...
     
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    Did Ragnarok Online has a standard single player RPG game? If so, how is it?
     
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    The ragnarok-online PC versions were online-only.
    Played 1&2.

    RO1: The whole game system simply was the best Ive ever saw ;D never played any other game that long. Those 2D/3D mix simply is perfect *-*
    RO2: Hm, looked more like a clone of all those 3D MMORPGs
     
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    There was also Ragnarok Battle Offline witch was great when you played it in multiplayer mode (on one PC not via internetz).

    I just cant wait for the game, i was playing soooo long in RO. But those "screens" doesn't look like taken from DS :/ I wonder how it will look... But the news that it actually comes is great! :]
     

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