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One of the main problem with FF is that they keep designing them to appeal to female more and more, a lot of RPG sales come from female in Japan (not so much in the West I think).

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Which one was the one with ESPers and the Moogles? That one was probably my fav, hands down.
FF VI (or III for the US SNES version).
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Which one was the one with ESPers and the Moogles? That one was probably my fav, hands down.
That is FF6
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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.
Interesting views. I agree with you to an extent. I wouldn't want them to stop making games, but making more movies would perhaps be interesting.

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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
Ew, you Selphie lover! lol. FF6 was definitely interesting. There really was no main character like you said and everyone brought something interesting to the table and it didn't feel like any one particular person was a filler character.

I loved Locke Cole though

imo, Americans took over RPGs since PS2 era.

Japanese need to focus on storyline and less on graphics. Since they developed FF13, just use that same engine or whatever and now work on a Final Fantasy with a story and game play that isn't linear.
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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
The best thing about Squall was that he was such a douche. Without a doubt he a text book example of an unwilling hero. I'd spend the first six hours of the game playing cards to break the junction system so I could run away from all the fights while still killing bosses so I could maximize attribute bonuses in the late game so I wouldn't need to junction my best magic to have uber stats.
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One of the main problem with FF is that they keep designing them to appeal to female more and more, a lot of RPG sales come from female in Japan (not so much in the West I think).
The trend started with X, and you'd be surprised how many chics got into FF because of X -____-
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FFX and FFVIII were the ones disliked playing the most. Actually I quit VIII as soon as you get Rinoa. Too many bad J-pop emo characters.
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Ew, you Selphie lover! lol.
Whats wrong with Selphie? I'd stick my hand right up her dress. Though she has nothing on Quistis. Tall, sexy, smart blonds are win in my book.
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That is FF6
Yeah. That was such a good game. If I had to do a Top 5 Classic RPG list....
1 Final Fantasy 6
2 Chrono Trigger
3 Secret of Mana
4 Suikoden
5 Wild ARMs
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The trend started with X, and you'd be surprised how many chics got into FF because of X -____-
I don't know, FFVIII has a lot of elements clearly targeted to female (the whole love affair and university setting, the character design in general even).

I think it's mainly because of Tetsuya Nomura, he designs all male characters like emo pretty boys.
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I don't know, FFVIII has a lot of elements clearly targeted to female (the whole love affair and university setting, the character design in general even).

I think it's mainly because of Tetsuya Nomura, he designs all male characters like emo pretty boys.
That is probably why most of the new FFX fans hated FFXII. The game's map was not in a straight line like X, plus there was not a romantic comedy love drama throughout the whole game like in VIII and X.
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