What did you think about Tao's Adventure?

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  1. damiussus
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    damiussus GBAtemp Regular

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    So I was looking through the DS RPG's and realized I had never tried Tao's Adventure. IGN only gave it a 4, but the readers there say 6.8. I trust all of you a lot more than either of the previous two sources. So tell me what you thought. Worth a play?
     
  2. tinymonkeyt

    tinymonkeyt GBAtemp brat

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    i have never heard of Tao's Adventure...
    why dont you just dl it and give it a try?
    wont that be much faster?
    sorry im not much of a help
     
  3. xCuteBunnyx

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    I never heard of it, but it looks fun!
    Thanks!
     
  4. Raestloz

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    What is Tao's Adventure? how do you know it exists? never heard of it [​IMG]
     
  5. Cermage

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    i've heard of it but it got a pretty bad reception when it came out so i never bothered to try.
     
  6. damiussus
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    The full name is Tao's Adventure: Curse of the Demon Seal
     
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    zidane_genome My sword has a +2 bleeding... wanna test it out?

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    ROM number 369 for US
     
  9. Raestloz

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    After seeing the review, I'd give it 4.0, the review is convincing enough to tell you it's boring
     
  10. MyauChanDesu

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    I played this before.. It's kinda good..

    But it gets boring sometime after, the fact that you go between that village and the tower dungeon thing and no other place than that...

    it's kind of disappointing
     
  11. jeronz

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    It's a roguelike, which is probably largely why it got bad reviews.
     
  12. Orc

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    It was supposed to be some sort of successor to Azure Dreams so I was waiting for it back then. It fails. It's no Azure Dreams. [​IMG]
     
  13. Paard

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    You should give it a try, just to see how awful it is.
     
  14. abaddon41_80

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    It was one of the first games I played for the DS and I had high hopes but it wasn't very good. The 4 might be a bit harsh but it is no better than a 6 and I like roguelikes
     
  15. Killermech

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    I remember this game, it starts off good. Keeps your attention for a while but then it gets really repetitive.
    With no real thing to actually keep you interested enough.
     
  16. GeekyGuy

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    I enjoyed it to the end. I actually bought the game and still have it. Yeah, it's kind of repetitive, but if you enjoy a good dungeon crawler with some fun rune-making gameplay, it's a good game. It's actually the first game to use the rune-making gimmick, with Lostmagic releasing about a month after it. It plays like a roguelike in the sense that each move or action you make with your character, the enemies are afforded a move action. So, it's like a mix of action-RPG and turn-based on a grid. It's very forgiving, though, and the dungeons are not randomly generated. The story is pretty light, but the characters are likable. One of the highlights is probably the graphics, which are decent 3D renderings. The game does have a few quirks, though. The inventory system isn't great, and in order to cast, you have to touch the action tab slightly to the left of the actual tab -- an overlooked glitch, I suppose.

    In any case, IGN's review was way off. It's not a great RPG, but it's by no means a "4." I'd say it's worth playing. I wasn't disappointed, having paid for the game, and this is coming from someone who was disappointed by MPH, having paid for that game as well. But it ain't no Square Enix production. It's very basic, but a decent on-the-go companion.
     
  17. damiussus
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    Ok, well thanks for your opinions guys. [​IMG]

    I think I will try it out. And soon too, cuz once FFIV comes out I will have little time for anything else [​IMG]
     
  18. imz

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    Never heard of it, but will try it out
     
  19. MystikEkoez

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    Can you say h0m0?
    But personally, I doubt I'll ever try this game, much less even realize the game exists.