Worth Getting Dragon Quest Builders?

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  1. Skeet1983
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    Hi guys. I have about $50 to spend on Switch games. I can get 1 game (Dragon Quest Builders), or several other games such as Celeste and Steam Dig World. Is Dragon Quest Builders worth getting? I like Dragon Quest games, but the ones that are traditional RPGs. Thoughts and help greatly appreciated :)
     
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    I have played the ps4 version and found it to be a rather interesting game. Its basically a combination of minecraft and dragon Quest with a side order of secret of mana lol.
     
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    Dragon Quest Builders has a Demo... try it out and see if you like it.
     
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    I personally love the Dragon Quest Series as the rpg games. But Dragon Quest Builders is different. It is a mix of open level building with no deep story (in my opinion)

    Please check out the demo! And look for youtube reviews. They are other games which I would buy.
     
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    I played it for PS4 and absolutely loved it! Can't wait for the 2nd one to come out. If you like Minecraft in the slightest, try this game out!
     
  6. Deathscreton

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    I have Builders for the Vita. It's very much a fun game, though with it being in the same realm of Minecraft, relies heavily on your creativity as it doesn't hold your hand in this department. I'd say I agree with Issac. Get the demo, try it out and then make your decision. Either way, your choices aren't bad. You'll have fun with either one.
     
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    Firstly, give the demo a chance--it's there for that very reason and only takes a few minutes to download. You'll get the opening area to explore and learn the gist of the game's finer points. If you're clever, you may even find your first dragon taking a snooze by the coast.

    As for Builders in general, it's well worth the price in my opinion. Think of it as a more refined, polished take on the minecraft formula, only with an actual story, characters to interact with, monster variety, and a beautiful Sugiyama sound track to listen to. Plus with the switch version you get a sabertooth kitten to ride around on, and what more could anyone ask for?
     
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    If I was you, I think I'd go the route of buying a couple smaller games. I like some variety in my library. Try the DQ Builders demo, I think you'll be able to make an informed decision from that.
     
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    Fucking what. I didn't know the Switch got a mount. Are mounts spread throughout the game?
     
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    I really enjoyed it on PS4 and the Switch demo seems to be a great port, at least from what I played of the eshop demo.
     
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    I tried the demo, I'm a bit impressed how long i spent on it, I may pick up as a discount game. :)
     
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    Dunno, I personally would get something else. Like Overcooked ;D
     
  13. H1B1Esquire

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    I'd get it on physical while you can. I have a feeling there might be a limited number of copies.

    Other than the collector aspect, the game is fun.
     
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    only if you like mincecraft otherwise don't bother.
     
  15. Classicgamer

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    If you like to play the original Dragon Warrior games every few years you will love it! DQ Builders feels very much like a 3D Dragon Warrior NES game. I never played Minecraft and am hooked from my DW history. The demo had me hooked from start to finish.
     
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    DQB is extremely fun no matter what genre you are into.
    you will love DQB.
     
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    Personally I love the DQ series but I didn’t really care for the builder games
     
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    I'd love to see Dragon Warrior Monsters. They remade Terry's Journey on the 3DS in the Japanese region. A new one for the switch taking full control of it's potential would be awesome.
     
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    Earth, bro-dude.
    Just a heads-up, the demo data will not transfer to the full game.
     
  20. Flirkyn

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    I bought it on digital (there was a problem with stock because of snow in France). I really like it but be aware of some things. You start each chapter from 0(you keep the plans but don't keep items/hp and you start at a new city), the battle system is meh, construction area are pretty little and control can be a little clunky sometime.
    But aside of that it's really addictive and fun if you like the concept. Try the demo :)
    Oh also you don't have two player mode but you can share your construction in free mode