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Recommend me non-moe shit JRPGs

Discussion in 'jRPG Weeaboo Discussion' started by Riddler, Nov 15, 2019.

  1. Riddler Magister Patron

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    Has there been any decent JRPG that isn't full of Moe-shit in the past 15 years or so?
     
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    Moero Chronicle on steam.
     
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  4. The Decline Arcane

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    The Shadow Hearts series.
     
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    I feel like I'm a broken record at this point, always recommending Shin Megami Tensei in these situations.
     
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    Not sure if serious. You get plenty of moe or anime shit in that. Including elves, threeway romances (straight out of your modern isekai) and a whole lot more.

    I mean I love the lufia series, but that shit was anime before jrpg's even went full anime.
     
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moe_(slang)
     
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    On a serious note.
    Good jRPG's that have been released in the last 15 years that aren't moe.
    That's a though one...

    Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne
    Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance
    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen
    Demon's Souls
    Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition
    Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin

    EDIT: I would put Disgae, but I am sure there's moe in it.
     
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  9. Black Arcane

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    I liked Breath of Fire 4. It has some moe stuff but it also has some really grim stuff.
     
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  10. Duraframe300 Arcane

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    Are you questioning the moe factor of Tia?

    Edit: Then you sir haven't read the 200 page threads about why Tia is better than Selen.
     
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  11. AscendedFlames Learned

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    You didn't mention quality all that much but the only thing that comes to mind are the FF games, like the XIII saga, which I don't recommend you play and FFXV. There is also Resonance of Fate.
     
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  12. Puukko Arcane

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    Oh yeah, both Nier games. Bangin OSTs, interesting settings with TWEESTs and varied gameplay. Everybody suffers.
     
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  14. Damned Registrations Prestigious Gentleman Furry Weeaboo Nazi Nihilist

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    Tia's not even there for most of the game. The dude gets married and has a baby ffs. If a brief one sided crush on a guy qualifies as moe, I think your definition is probably broad enough to include everything ever written.
     
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    Seriously, no Three-Stooges references? That's classic Moe. So, I looked at that wiki. I had on the ole youtube the other day and I clicked on a tuber who only plays JRPGS. I'd be hard pressed to say any of them aren't MOE (some less than others) in the last 15 years. Maybe if they go back to 8x8 pixels and give no personality like the Atari years. That or I just don't understand this moe enough. Is Moe becoming a parasitic style that just sells better than non-moe? And what's with the games that look like damn phone app games or cheap java? Of note, I bingewatched Netflix Castlevania and even that had some "cuteness" light heartedness in it. I know I've seen some dark bloody anime before that as gritty and had none of the humor. Eh, maybe that's not a thing these days.

    Nope, gonna get worse and worse...
    Maybe it can be contained?
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    .......yeeesh
     
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    Cinemaware's The Three Stooges, released in 1987 for the Commodore Amiga +M

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    I bought that for c64. The disk failed and I couldn't take it back. I probably didn't miss much.


    ......

    After watching the youtube videos... I didn't miss anything. Blek.
     
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    If you hate the moe-shit, why play JRPGs at all?
     
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    Moe is never going away. It's only going to get worse as advertisers realize they can circumvent people's rational faculties with moe art in much the same way as they do with sexual imagery. The fact that the Japanese are the ones who came up with this strategy lends credence to the idea that the West is sexually repressed.
     
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  21. Riddler Magister Patron

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    Why am I not surprised that a guy called Marc Bornstein created a study validating his own pedo-desires.
     
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    Planet Escape: Tournament.
     
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    Every JRPG thread the first thing I do is Ctrl+F and search Front Mission.
     
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    That is like looking for panzer general in the dungeon cralwer thread.
     
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