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Any good JRPGs?

Discussion in 'jRPG Weeaboo Discussion' started by barghwata, Sep 19, 2019.

  1. Vic Literate

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    Not by a long shot, a lot of great JRPGs mentioned in this thread beyond FF, CT and Persona. It's like saying Morrowind is the best RPG ever. It's good and it's mainstream but there is so much more.
     
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  2. barghwata Educated

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    Thanks, what JARPG and SRPG recommendations do you have?
     
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  3. Cat Dude Novice

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    Legend of heroes Cold Steel 1 and 2, Golden Sun and Tales Of series.
     
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  4. Reinhardt Arcane

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    Just play Atelier games like decent person.
     
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  5. Licorice Savant

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    For JARPGs I recommend:
    • Alcahest
    • Beyond oasis
    • Chaos seed
    • Dark souls
    • Dicing knight
    • Dragon's dogma
    • Nier automata
    For SRPGs please see that other thread I created.
     
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  6. JDR13 Augur

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    Fixed that for you.
     
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  7. Swigen Learned

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    Buy a Vita and download Corpse Party. You know about Corpse Party? Lemme tell you about Corpse Party! Corpse Party has it all: school girls, ghosts, gore, weird innuendo involving panties, incest, lesbian lust, and urination. It has C&C and multiple E’s. It’s got hanging chicks and malevolent trees. It’s got voice acted dialog and even CG’s. Buy a Vita with Corpse Party, I just know you’ll love it!

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  8. barghwata Educated

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    Indeed i did watch a playthrough of this game and i liked it very much but never got around to playing it, though if i remember right, it's not really an RPG, no?
     
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  9. Swigen Learned

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    It’s not an rpg in the sense that you don’t level up or battle or grind or whatever but you only do that shit to advance the story and get to the next town in jrpgs anyway. I promise you’re not missing out by not selecting “attack” 600 times against samey monster sprites before being “rewarded” with moving things the fuck along.
     
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  10. barghwata Educated

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    True, grind is a plague to JRPGs, and is only used as a way to virtually stretch the length of games that wouldn't have been worth playing even without grind in the first place.
     
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  11. Swigen Learned

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    But hey, if you wanna play a regular jrpg with a somewhat compelling battle/magic system that just fucken go’s on and on, check out the Trails in the Sky series which segues into the Trails of Cold Steel series. It’s slow going at first but ends on an excellent cliff hanger and it’s the sorta series you’ll keep going back to like a favorite book/movie series or whatever. Same thing applies though, get a fucken Vita!
     
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  12. GrainWetski Arcane

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    Don't waste money on a Vita.
     
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  13. Swigen Learned

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    Yeah, Vita is bullshit. Especially if you liek jrpgs.
     
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  14. JDR13 Augur

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    I'm pretty sure a Vita can be emulated anyways.
     
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  15. Swigen Learned

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    But then you’d be missing out on the awesome front and rear touch screens!
     
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  16. KeighnMcDeath Learned

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    Front and rear? Say whaaaaaaaaaa?

    Speaking of consoles what about the Neptunia series? Good? Bad? ugly?
     
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  17. Fluent Arcane Possibly Retarded The Real Fanboy

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    Tactics Ogre, Let Us Cling Together. Deep and challenging SRPG. Lots of interesting characters to recruit, choice and consequence, multiple endings and more. Political intrigue galore.

    Suikoden 3, 1, 2, in that order. Suikoden 3 features the Tri Story system, which tells the story from 3 unique main character viewpoints.
     
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  18. Rahdulan Arcane Patron

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    Yes, but grinding in JRPGs today is also something that survives as a joke more than an actual practice. I don't remember grinding in JRPGs since, I don't know, SNES and even then it was already on the way out. You have some standout examples in every generation, but I think many people have this mistaken notion of equating random encounters with grinding and that keeps the idea of mandatory grinding alive. If anything JRPGs got hit with the "accessibility hammer" as strongly as western RPGs. Whether you'd argue it was long overdue is a separate matter, though.
     
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  19. Damned Registrations Prestigious Gentleman Furry Weeaboo Nazi Nihilist

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    Yep, we've had this discussion a million times, and it boils down to this, with a very few exceptions, no jrpgs require grinding to complete, it's just a crutch for people bad at the combat. The numerous low level and speed runs of these games is proof of that.
     
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  20. barghwata Educated

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    I hope you're right.
     
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  21. Swigen Learned

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    He’s definitely right, I beat Corpse Party without fighting a single enemy. In fact, anytime I saw one I just ran. JRPGs have clearly moved out of the dark ages!
     
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  22. hexer Arcane

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    Check out Nier Automata then.

    Haven't PST devs acknowledge FF VII as influence in game's credits?
    I remember they have.
    Speaking of FF, you can't go wrong with most of the FFs from their Squaresoft days.
     
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