Which RPG?

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Mar 13, 2009

Which RPG? by Wekker at 11:27 AM (1,205 Views / 0 Likes) 12 replies

  1. Wekker
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    Member Wekker GBAtemp Fan

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    I was wondering which of the following game is worthy of playing?
    because most of rpg takes too many time because the pointless grinding
    and what are your favorite?

    Avalon Code
    Chrono Trigger
    Disgaea DS
    Dragon Quest IV - The Chapters of the Chosen
    Dragon Quest V - Hand of the Heavenly Bride
    Final Fantasy III
    Final Fantasy IV
    Final Fantasy Tactics A2 - Grimoire of the Rift
    Legacy of Ys - Books I & II
    Magical Starsign
    Rune Factory 2 - A Fantasy Harvest Moon
    Suikoden Tierkreis
     
  2. geminisama

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    Out of those, I would suggest:
    Chrono Trigger
    Dragon Quest IV and V
    Final Fantasy 3
    Final Fantasy Tactics A2
    Suikoden

    And, while not on the list, The World Ends With You, if you haven't already.
     
  3. GeekyGuy

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    First of all, all of those games you've listed -- with perhaps the exception be Ys, since it's kind of archaic at this point -- are "worthy of playing." But if you're looking for an RPG where there's almost no grinding, you'd be surprised by how enjoyable Sonic Chronicles is. It's one of the few, if only, DS RPGs I can think of that requires almost no grinding whatsoever. But that's kind of Bioware's forte. I wouldn't say it's an excellent game, but it's definitely worth playing. I think it got a bum rap from most critics.
     
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    I would wait a bit longer for Final Fantasy CC: Echoes of Time.
    That is deff worth to play =D!
     
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    Disgaea got me hooked up for a long time, definitely worth it.. though it has a lot of grinding [​IMG]

    Chrono Trigger is my favorite RPG of all time, and I haven't played FFIV DS yet, but the SNES version was great.. both games are are fantastic and not as long as most RPGs these days (you should be able to finish CT in less then 20 hours).
     
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    Yup, Disgaea is one of those games in which grinding is rather fun, since other than leveling up it brings alot more (create new types of allies, unlock dungeons etc).

    But yeah, lots of grinding in disgaea.
     
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    Well, another great RPG IMHO is Fire Emblem DS.
    It's turnbased though....
    And you can finish it in about 10 hours.
     
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    Maybe it's because I don't know much about RPGs, or maybe it's because of my english understanding, but what is "grinding" referring to?...
     
  9. frebels

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    grinding is spending a lot of time leveling up just to be strong enough to advance with the story line
     
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    Newcomer geek_power Advanced Member

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    Ok thanks. Well, I agree: grinding sucks!
     
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    Chrono Trigger for a quick playthrough

    Reccommended

    Dengeki Gakuen RPG (out next week)

    Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time (out the week after next)
     
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    If i had to pick one to start with i would chose Final Fantasy Tactics A2 if not disgaea ds.

    I am personally a fan of tactical RPGs
     
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    Try Mario and Luigi 2: Partners in Time. If you play really well, you can avoid getting damaged for most of the game.
     

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