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I believe FFXI won my heart after beat Chains of Promeitha. Basic story was ok but after Zilart the expansions got really really good with story. CoP is still best right after Wings and ToAU.


Oh Prishe your ending scene was so awesome

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they need to stop making ff into wow and it'll be ok.


I don't know if your joking but that is most stupidist comment for anyone who has played 11-14 with any supporting argument
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Hate to break it to ya but most of those that played from the 1st considered FF dead after ff7 was released.

Anyways, it seems most rpg's went downhill after graphics came into play, now its more about graphics than actual story/plot.

EDIT: My last notable RPG for me was The Legend of Dragoon, it was very basic, but it had a unique combat style that made you pay attention.
It was dead after 7.
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FF 6, 7 and 8.
Chrono Trigger
Secret of Mana
Earthbound
Wild ARMs
Suikoden I and II

They don't make them like that anymore.

Such rich stories and worlds. It's hard to immerse yourself in the games nowadays. It's like the Star Wars prequels. All eye candy and no content.
     
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Meh, FFVII is over rated. Cloud Strife is a queer. FF IV, VI, and VIII are my personal favorites. Triple Triad was sooo much fun, I loved breaking the junction system. I think the series started to go down with FFIX, although I love FFXI online.
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Meh, FFVII is over rated. Cloud Strife is a queer. FF IV, VI, and VIII are my personal favorites. Triple Triad was sooo much fun, I loved breaking the junction system. I think the series started to go down with FFIX, although I love FFXI online.
Oh yeah! Wasn't IV the one with Cid as a main charactor and you have that big boss battle on the moon. That was one of my favs too. They released them in such wacky order I have a hard time remembering which is which
     
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FFX was the last game to balance graphics and game play. I don't know what they were thinking with FF11 being online. FF12 was really not that good and started the pattern of games being linear (actually maybe, FFX did.)

I enjoyed being able to go anywhere I want in the world instead of in a straight line through a map.

Storyline was everything. FF8 was such a romantic story. It will forever be etched in my heart. FF7 was brilliant and FF9 was classic. FF6 was hilarious, FF4 was pretty good and the first was entertaining. FFX was cutesy and I won't hate on it. FFX-2 ***. FF11 ***, FF12 smh, FF13 ...., FF14 I heard is a disaster as far as glitches, game play etc are concerned.

Although I'm not completely against evolving combat system. I sort of preferred the old turn based style of FF. If they would go back to some evolved form of turn based where characters simply move about the playing field every now and then, I'd sort of be happy.

If anything, I thought FFX-2 system was pretty good. (story line was lol though).
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They need to just stop pretending and start releasing movies. Calling Final Fantasy an RPG is an insult to the rest of the genre, and video games in general, since there isn't much in the way of participation. The "gameplay" is still the same NES-era crap that is charming on an 8-bit console, but pathetic on something as powerful as a PS3, and the games have actually managed to get more linear.

If I took Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within and inserted a "Press <random button> to continue" every 2-3 minutes I would have about the same level of gameplay thats in Final Fantasy 13, so they should just stop pretending its a video game and just give us the FMV all nicely strung together.
    
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Meh, FFVII is over rated. Cloud Strife is a queer. FF IV, VI, and VIII are my personal favorites. Triple Triad was sooo much fun, I loved breaking the junction system. I think the series started to go down with FFIX, although I love FFXI online.
Tbh, my biggest gripe with FF8 was how broken the Junction system was. That and the fact that gey Squall overleveled everybody so much. I couldn't kick him away to make Selphie the main character instead lol

/I-Hate-Most-JRPG-Main-Characters.


*sigh* that's what i enjoyed about FF6. No real "main guy" and every character brought a unique strategy to the battlefield. I still never took the time to master Gau, that kid's techniques were so random *Into the veldt* lol
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It went uphill from 1-6, then downhill after.
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Breath of Fire I and II were fun too....

Which one was the one with ESPers and the Moogles? That one was probably my fav, hands down.
     
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