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Hey everyone I just bought Final Fa...uhh I mean Lost Odyssey and wow that game is amasing. People have said that the combat system is too old and basic well i thought it was just "old School." I mean the ring keeps you ingaged in the battle and once you get to the second disk and have a full party the magic system adds alot to the stratagy of the game.

I also realy like the story I mean you can really tell that it was made by the same guy to made all the FF games up till 10. Over all I am finding this game really, really addictive.

Anyone else play this game?
    
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i bought the game at launch but havn't had time to play it, playing cod4. But i will say the game is amazing, just got past the first boss and man was it ever a pain to beat.
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Ya you relly have to use that magic thing good.
I was reading up about how one of the guys who co founded squer enix and worked on like all the ff games up till 10 founded mistwalker with microsoft to make games like this.

I think that this game is alot better than ff12 and also does anyone get the feeling that squer is trying to milk more money than they should get out of ff13? I mean with all the differant versions for the cell phone and wii and how there supposidly all connected. Thats just bull**** I dont want to buy 3 games to get one story.
    
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FF 12 was good because of the different combat system, there are many ways that it could have improved but the FF franchise isn't what it used to be like. They are getting very linear, well to a degree. I used to love flying around in a airship, and now they have taken away our ability to control it.

But the worst part with new games is that people look at games first for the graphics before they buy the game. Well the new gamers that is. Its like stoners who love shiny objects you just can't change that and its what makes things sell.
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Just gotta say for anyone that is going to start playing the game it is kinda depressing. The story of the game is amazing and at some parts it is very sad. I heard a lot of people cried in FF7 (only when certain events happened), if that was the case for you then you will defiantly cry for this game.
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Yeah this game is on the verge of depressing. And just to get this out there i think the English V/O is waaayyy better than the Japanese.
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Yeah this game is on the verge of depressing. And just to get this out there i think the English V/O is waaayyy better than the Japanese.
Yeah i had it started with jap because a majority of the time the english v/o ruins the game (ie enchanted arms). I like how games are getting better with putting emotion in the voices.
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its fun but i find the fights very annoying, there are very few fights and they are all like mini boss fights, i stopped playing about 15hrs in cuz my friend gave me chrono trigger, and wow lost odyssey doesn't compare, but it is still a good game, glad they're puttin some RPGs on the 360
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