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Recommend me an RPG
    #11271603 - 10/18/09 04:19 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

Hey,

Do any of you guys remember a game called Secret of Mana for the SNES?

I'm really in the mood for getting an RPG on the PS3, something that kinda has the same vibe to it as secret of mana but not one as expansive as a full-on online RPG like WoW/Everquest etc.

I was looking at White Knight Chronicles but that's not out till net year and I really fancy playing something with more of a 'japanesey' feel to it, though preferable without turn-based battles (like SoM).

Any recommendations??

Thankssssss :heart:


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: gilesypopper]
    #11271689 - 10/18/09 04:37 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

Dude,just download some old emulators.I've been playing all the old classic rpg's.Lately I've been trying to beat magic Night Rayearth for the Sega Saturn,It's Awesome!!! In my opinion,you will never find rpg's on the new systems that compare to the old 8,16,and 32 bit systems:grin:I'm sure you can play them on your ps3 too,as it supports emulators:grin:


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: gilesypopper]
    #11271806 - 10/18/09 04:57 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

eternal sonata is pretty good.  amazing soundtrack; Chopin.  Demon's souls, for sure too.  dragon age origins comes out soon.  next year looks like it's gonna be the best yet for ps3 RPGs...white knight chronicles, FFXIII, resonance of fate, star ocean 4 international, tales of vesperia, vandal hearts....


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: gilesypopper]
    #11271870 - 10/18/09 05:06 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

ee.


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: gilesypopper]
    #11271891 - 10/18/09 05:11 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

Demon's Souls


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: Jair]
    #11271898 - 10/18/09 05:12 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

yeah pretty much the best japanese RPG's on PS3 right now are eternal sonata and demon's souls.


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: gilesypopper]
    #11273535 - 10/18/09 10:31 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

Dude Secret of Mana is like the pinnacle of RPGs it doesn't really get much better.


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: Shroomism]
    #11274178 - 10/18/09 11:57 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

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Shroomism said:
Dude Secret of Mana is like the pinnacle of RPGs it doesn't really get much better.




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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: Snape]
    #11277474 - 10/19/09 03:36 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

Hi All,

Thanks for all your suggestions.

Although Secret of Mana was undoubtedly the most amazing game ever, I'm after something a bit more modern that I can really get my teeth into. Though I have to admit I would love to get my hands on Seiken Densetsu 3, a game i've just never got round to, even all these years later.

I'll definitely be hitting the review sites to check out your recs. I saw Demon's Souls earlier and have to admit that looks very interesting, not at all what I expected. The artwork in Valkyria Chronicles looks AMAZING but I honestly feel like I need something a bit more free-roaming. Excellent looking game though.

Thanks guys!

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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: gilesypopper]
    #11277642 - 10/19/09 04:03 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

I think I just fell in love with Eternal Sonata...


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: gilesypopper]
    #11277736 - 10/19/09 04:21 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

i bought valkyria chronicles for $20 and while it's a great game no doubt and the art is astounding, it's waay too turn based for me and slightly infuriating.  I've been playing it for a month and keep putting it away and going to other games since it drives me crazy.  it's enjoyable, just...I dunno.  not my cup of tea.  too linear and restricted.  I wish you could run around freely and not just go mission to mission etc.


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: HeadTripVertigo]
    #11277787 - 10/19/09 04:30 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

Yeah that's what I was thinking about it. It looks great but yes, at the same time restricted.


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: gilesypopper]
    #11279082 - 10/19/09 08:06 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

yeah go for eternal sonata tho.  theres a demo on PSN if you wanna try it.  but half the soundtrack is chopin, and the game is based around him, so you cant really lose with that.  and/or get demon's souls.  :yesnod:


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: gilesypopper]
    #11280378 - 10/19/09 10:48 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

If you are looking for old school status, check out Phantasy Star.

I heard there was a new one too that was badass though I never played it.


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: Shroomism]
    #11281403 - 10/20/09 01:46 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

vagrant story,xenogears...psx

chrono trigger/chrono cross...snes


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: Galvie_Flu]
    #11281478 - 10/20/09 02:00 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

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centrum said:
Oblivion is a good RPG for the PS3. Its got many, many hours of gameplay.  One of the games I dont see myself trading in.

But it has a bug in it where if you become a vampire, you cant reverse it.  The bug is only on the PS3 and there is no patch.  So if you get bitten just make sure you heal yourself before you turn into a full on vampire.



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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: Chespirito]
    #11283884 - 10/20/09 02:33 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

oblivion
demons souls

both great..


if you want to be oldschool and bust out the n64, or ps1-
zelda, occarina of time
all the old final fantasy's...so good


or wait for the new final fantasy, which shall be amazing


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: shroomiin]
    #11285844 - 10/20/09 07:13 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Chrono Trigger, Final Fantasy 3 and Secret of Mana on the SNES are all epic!
Xenogears and Final Fantasy 7 are the best RPGs I've played on PS1...
And right now I've been playing Dragon Quest 8 and Dark Cloud 2 on the PS2, they're both pretty sweet.

I wish they made Final Fantasy games like they used to! I haven't even tried playing any of the last couple of games because of how disappointing everything past FF7 were.
(Too much reliance on cinematic sequences for my tastes...)

I'd like to find a good RPG playable on the PC that doesn't cost money, if anyone has any suggestions.
I always see advertisements for "free MMORPGS" but I'm not sure what's good, if anything.. :shrug:


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: Adamist]
    #11286597 - 10/20/09 08:59 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Use emulators,and torrents,and you can find any and every game your heart desires:wink:


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: KBG1977]
    #11287536 - 10/20/09 10:47 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

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Use emulators,and torrents,and you can find any and every game your heart desires;)




yea true but nothin beats pullin out the real n64 and using the controller


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: shroomiin]
    #11289200 - 10/21/09 01:47 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Eventually all of our old systems won't work though... It's hard to find even an original working SNES nowadays. :frown:


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: Adamist]
    #11290469 - 10/21/09 08:42 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Wrong man,we have used video game stores here that sell super nintendo's,and they are in prime working condition,and some how they still have brand new ones.My original nes still works fine,as does my Dreamcast.You just gotta take good care of them.Also,every time I go to our local goodwill I see a N64,Super nes,hell every old system ever made.Last time I went I found an original 2600 Atari with a shitload of games for $20 bucks!!!


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: KBG1977]
    #11290747 - 10/21/09 11:03 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Really? I may need to look harder then! I want to re-acquire a Super Nintendo...


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: Adamist]
    #11290929 - 10/21/09 11:54 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Yeah,they also have them on ebay too,and a combo that plays 8 bit nes,and 16 bit super nes cartridges all in one:grin:


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Re: Recommend me an RPG [Re: KBG1977]
    #11292195 - 10/21/09 03:37 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

My NES, SNES and N64 are in perfect condition still but a couple of games have failed as (I presume) the battery has gone - a couple of games no longer hold saves. My N64 controller is a bit bust up though - the central joystick has gone a bit grainy if that makes sense.

As an aside, i'm loving the look of demon's souls  - I love how ultra hardcore it looks!


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