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Is anyone playing this game? I've just started playing it. I've only played for about 2 hours, so far I love the settings and the characters. I'm playing as Milla, she's so funny. The only complain I have for now is the battle system, or at least the tutorial for it. The battle system is very complex, especially for someone who haven't played any other Tales games (like me). I still have no idea how the over-limit system works even after playing through that part of the tutorial. If anyone have any tips on the battle system please share it here. Also if you're playing the game now and just want to discuss it, please feel free to post here too.
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I haven't played this particular title but from what I heard from my friend its a really good game. Even the famous jpop singer Haruka Shimotsuki loves all the Tales games.

I do want to try the game out but... I really need to stop getting distracted from hyper dimension neptunia v and the just released hatsune miku project diva F so little time when you play an mmorpg...
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I beat the game, took me 43 hours with some grinding time. My only complain with this game is the complexity of the battle system. The game expects the player to have some experience with other Tales games, so for a completely new player like me, the tutorial was pretty inadequate. But by watching some YouTube videos I was able to do most of the combos (but not the link chain).

I played through the Milla side of the story, overall I love it. It has a very anime feel to it, I felt like I was watching a 13 episode anime. I do wish they do more in the real-time rendered cutscenes, or make more anime cutscene. The anime cutscenes are freaking awesome, but they are very sparse.
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It was a little bit disappointing that old man Maxwell or Gaius didn't end up as a true villain. It wasn't really explained why Maxwell can't just give Elympios more spirit power though, and as a god/deity, he's pretty weak. A mere mortal like Gaius as able to restrain him.

Also I have some questions about Milla's ending. As I understand it, old man Maxwell released all his energy to dispell the shell, so that the nature in Elympius will recover. But is Milla just a spirit now? It would seem like that's the case. Because the four spirit and Muzet is with her, but she's not with the others.

I played the undub version of the game, so voice acting is really good. I love Milla and Elize's seiyuu, they fit the characters very well. Also Teepo is so funny.
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