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While this is mostly an opinion thing - I'll throw my 2 cents because Im burning time.

I agree that FF feels like it declined if you will in terms of quality after FFIX. I wouldn't say after VII because I had just as much fun and time input into both VIII and IX. They were equally fantastic classics in my book.

FFX was a good game. I liked it, spent time with it, never really had a grasp on the story like I did the other 3 mentioned and "oldie" FF games but I never got invested in it emotionally and time use like I did the big 3 if you will. I played through it once, never played it again.

FFX-2 was a disaster. I mean, the combat system was unique and fun but it was all flash and no substance with everything else. I hated the characters, the story, and everything else. It was like "the hell is this?". Then they included the stupid 100% completion thing. What were they thinking? Not only was it really unclear and apparently bugged, but in order to get the real ending to the game you had to more or less break your ass guessing at everything unless you had a guide. And if you had a guide, there was still a chance that you couldn't get 100% without either missing a tiny freakin thing that would prevent other future sequences or the progression being bugged. Absolute stupidity.

FFXI was fantastic in my opinion. One of the best games I've ever played. I never invested so much time as I did with XI. I always had fun playing it even if I didnt do anything and wandered most of the time. I can't explain why - it just was awesome.

FFXII was OK. I didn't like the battle system or the whole "level up" garbage. I didnt want to learn how to wear pants - I mean cmon! The story on the other hand was fantastic enough for me to be invested in it. Kind of opposite of X-2 if you will.

FFVII:Advent Children and Before Crisis was freakin fantastic.

FFVII:Crisis Core was even more freakin fantastic. I cried at the end. Freakin balled my eyes out and couldn't stop. That's how much I loved the story and the characters. The gameplay was pretty sweet too especially for a portable game.

FFXIII was OK as well. I liked the battle system but sadly I felt it was SUPER shallow. I loved some of the characters and loved the story. I just wish that there was more substance to the game as a whole other than 24-40 hours of linear grinding.

FFXIV is a wreck, but still has a chance at redemption because Square obviously is putting in the time and effort to at least make it better.



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For all you Legend of Dragoon players out there, King Albert was the shiznit
EWWWWW
No no no no no no no
Albert was a total wimp compared to Lavitz. Dammit man! That's like an insult to gaming history! Bah!

Dart and Llyod were just completely badass. So was Kongol or w/e his name was.
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FFVII:Advent Children and Before Crisis was freakin fantastic.
Advent Children was a film not a game
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EWWWWW
No no no no no no no
Albert was a total wimp compared to Lavitz. Dammit man! That's like an insult to gaming history! Bah!

Dart and Llyod were just completely badass. So was Kongol or w/e his name was.
Dude, Albert was pimp with a cape lol

I honestly didnt like Dart all that much, I preferred Rose, The soul drain thing saved my arse many a time lol
    
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Advent Children was a film not a game
This ^

and IMO 10 was the best.
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Advent Children was a film not a game
OP title is Final Fantasy series...so whats your point? lol
    
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OP title is Final Fantasy series...so whats your point? lol
Well maybe the because this is posted in the video games general fourms.
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Well maybe the because this is posted in the video games general fourms.
And its a movie sequel to the actual game. Whats your point? I could post about the Dead Space movies in a Dead Space thread in any video games forum and no one would bat an eye for example. Honestly are we even slightly upset or disgruntled about this to even be talking about it?
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What FF needs is an FF6 Remake. That is all...
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post #59 of 120
TL;DNR

FF9 was the last FF I really enjoyed playing. FFX was all right, but after that the series died.

FF12 was playable, but not by much.

FF13 was completely linear. Now they want to make FF13-2. Why do they want to make a sequel of all the worst titles?

FF6-8 were masterpieces.
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they need to stop making ff into wow and it'll be ok.
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