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Planescape torment vs FF7 story?

Discussion in 'jRPG Weeaboo Discussion' started by deama, Nov 10, 2019.

  1. deama Liturgist

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    I was just wondering which one has the better story/narrative for anyone that's played both? Especially multiple times?
     
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  2. Sreggin Etah I Learned

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    From what i've heard Xenogears,Suikoden 2,FF tactics,Persona 2,Tactics Ogre and Trails in the Sky are the best jrpg's storywise.

    I don't remember shit about FF7 story,it's all confusing nonsense.
     
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  3. deama Liturgist

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    What? I thought FF7 has the best story out of all the JRPGs?
     
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  4. Sreggin Etah I Learned

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    i've played suikoden 1 recently and the story is way better than FF7,not even close.Even Vagrant Story(a game i didn't like)have better story than FF7.

    FF7 story is average to good.

    But anyway,i think you're just trolling,so...
     
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  5. deama Liturgist

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    No I'm not trolling, I was serious, but if FF7's story isn't actually that great, then... idk.
    It's just that over the years everyone kept saying FF7's story was good, not here, other places, and some people I knew said the same thing, so I thought it was considered pretty good.
     
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  6. Falksi Arcane

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    PST's is for the thinkers & logical types, FF7 is for the feelers & emotive types.
     
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  7. Sreggin Etah I Learned

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    Did you even played FF7 ?

    You're comparing a Isometric Visual novel with superb writting/storytelling(from what i've heard,never played PST)with a game full of japanese autism and average writting/storytelling(even for jrpg's standards)made for teenagers.
     
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  8. Swigen Savant

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    I’ve tried to play Planescape Torment like 5 times and I always fall asleep before getting out of the starting area but I beat Final Fantasy 7 and I didn’t even fall asleep ONCE in the whole gaem!!

    Does that answer your question?
     
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  9. deama Liturgist

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    I played it for like 2 hours a long time ago, didn't really understand the hype, so I thought maybe you were supposed to play it for longer or maybe I was just weird.

    Ye I have a friend who's similiar to you I think, he falls asleep whenever he has to read too much.
     
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  10. cvv Arcane Patron

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    If you played them when you were 13 then yes, that explains everything.
     
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  11. Sreggin Etah I Learned

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    FF 7 is good but overrated.

    After FF7 you should play Suikoden 2 or Xenogears.They're both better than FF7,storywise.
     
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  12. Lagole Gon Arcane Patron

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    Ban deama.
     
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  13. deama Liturgist

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    I played xenogears, was ok, I could never make it past the half way point (tried twice) because of story reasons; combat was neat though.
     
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  14. TheImplodingVoice Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck

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    No that would be Xenogears
     
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  15. Sreggin Etah I Learned

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    If you said so.

    I've never played Xenogears but alot of people say it's the best jrpg storywise.I currently playing FF9 for the first time,Xenogears is the next game on my list.

    You should try Suikoden 2 or Trails in the sky.
     
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  16. laclongquan Arcane

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    FF7 story is overrated.

    Angst-ridden, PTSDed trooper who misremember himself as being an elite while he's not. Amnesia trope but he's no The Nameless One (because TNO in any incarnation is awesome). ANYWAY, fake-elite and friends get on an adventure to save the planet from being wounded by overexploitation. The End.

    Seriously. The self discovery of Cloud is okay but he get a crippling minus point: his gal, Aerith, get shishkabobed right there without we being able to do a damn thing. This put a black cloud over the whole thing. Without this NTR feature, FF7 story is average to good. with it, the impotent tears of players raise it to another level.

    There is also another minus point in the face of backup girl actually is childhood girlfriend and hotter than dead girl in anyway you can count. So it put more emphasis on that loss.
     
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  17. Reinhardt Arcane

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    FF7 is one of the most overrated games in the world. I mean Planet Escape is overrated too, but they are not even close. FF7 is on kojima levels of overrated.
     
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  18. MpuMngwana Learned

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  19. hexer Guest

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    The game with the most similar story to Planescape Torment is...
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    ...the first Nier game.
    Some of the coincidences are stunning, I even mentioned it to Chris Avellone when we talked about its sequel, Nier Automata.



    Personally, I'd go with FF X as the one with the best story
     
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  20. vota DC Arbiter

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    How can have the best story of jrpg if doesn't have the best story of FF?
     
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  21. Zed Duke of Banville Zo Kath Ra Patron

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    FF7's story wouldn't even rank in the top 5 Final Fantasy stories, much less the "best story out of all the JRPGs". :M
     
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  22. Licorice Prophet Vatnik

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    No video game to date has anything resembling an even remotely competent story and they are entirely the wrong medium for author driven narrative.

    Playing games for story is like fishing for cows.
     
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  23. Hassar Educated

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    Looks cooler than the actual design.
     
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  24. Cat Dude Learned

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    If you love playing Kojima games you might find FF7 story much better.
     
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  25. Serious_Business Best Poster on the Codex

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    Yes, Planetscape Tournament is for men, and Final Fantasy Seven is for women.

    Hell yeah, baby. You came up with that yourself. I give you all the credit, you very sharp, very precise tool.
     
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