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PostPosted: Sat Mar 14, 2015 6:46 am 
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I had been maybe 25% through Persona 3 FES a few months ago before I moved.

Wanted to get back to playing Persona, but decided to shelve 3 for the meantime and start 4 (also of course emulating the "Undub" with the Japanese audio patched back in ;o)

And I'm really glad that I switched to 4. I think CBX had said she liked 4 a lot better. But I also had a friend who really liked 3 (or maybe it was vice-versa lol). 4 kinda seems like the yin to 3's yang, so I'm happy that I've played enough 3 to get a feel for it. There are definitely elements to 3's general premise/story that I can see some people liking more than 4's.

I'm only at Yosuke/Chie/Yukiko, but already the characters feel a lot more personable/relatable than 3. Some of it may just be liking the characters themselves more, but the fact that you're introduced to the characters in a much more personal way instead of "sup, you don't turn into a coffin at midnight too? k we're buds now" definitely helps.

Even though the dungeons basically work the exact same way, dividing them up into themed areas rather than Tartarus's infinite scroll is a welcome improvement. As is using the different mysteries/characters as a way to pace dungeon exploration as opposed to 3's annoying fatigue system.

The music's also great - definitely the best boss battle theme I've come across in a long time (Note to self: Still need to buy Bravely Default).


Recently finished a P4 replay myself, it really is a great game. I liked 3 as well but I think I'd find it difficult to go back to now as I think 4 made some big improvements to the battle system and general gameplay (not being able to control all four characters and finding common sense tactics in 3 was a bit frustrating... all 5 enemies are weak against ice but if you set to knock down they attack one at a time and not just use mabufu whyyyyyy)

Hope you stick with P4 until the end, it'll be hard not to anyway, the storyline should keep you hooked all the way through. I hope you haven't spoiled yourself :p

I'm really looking forward to P5, and it's been a long time since I've been genuinely excited about a new game.

For me I've just started on Tales of Xillia 2, only about an hour in and my PS3 decided to die mid game :/


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 8:33 am 
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Killer Is Dead (PS3).

Such an underrated DMC-like adventure! Loving the art style and combat.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 12:36 am 
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Still playing P4, Turdz :P Just kinda on and off. Mostly on weekends since it's usually not the sort of game I feel like playing in the evening after work. I've since beaten Kanji's dungeon (on the first day it was open lol) and have progressed just about to the end of that bloc of time.

Didn't play any of it this weekend. Spent a lot of it driving ;o Had an itch for Megaman X, played and beat the first game last night. Started X2 tonight.

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Malifaux tonight, with a little Fluxx to fill time.


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KH: Birth by Sleep on PS3

Not as fun as I remember on the PSP, although I guess I was younger then. Having some trouble staying awake during the game. :<


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 01, 2015 12:57 pm 
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Final Fantasy Type-0 and Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed on PS4.

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Tell Tale Games The Walking Dead: Michonne

It's good, just not long enough.

Killer Soundtrack. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GS5naemyo0I

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Tell Tale Games' The Wolf Among Us.

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Tonight was Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition).

Played through the first three linked episodes. I was Overlord and had 4 players. I won the first round. The second was a tie. The third was a victory to the players - JUST!

Then I came home, logged into Overwatch, immediately heard a torrent of mysogyny on the first server I entered and remembered why I prefer tabletop gaming :)


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all 5 enemies are weak against ice but if you set to knock down they attack one at a time and not just use mabufu whyyyyyy)
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I'm actually finishing this game for the first time, single target spells are better for knocking enmies down because there are higher chances of hiting, with bufula instead, if 4 hit and one missed then Mitsuru wouldn't get an extra turn and the enemies would stand back up. Not sure if you still care about the mechanichs but I use single target spells to knock enemies down :P.

I'm also playing a few ff mods, Tactics and VIII. In the VII one I tried beating Omega Weapon a few times and Ultimecia once, then stoped trying, someday I will beat them I guess. It's funny fighting Omega and not having that attack pattern he always does. Tiamat was harder than a regular Omega Weapon.

In the tactics I'm stucked in the battle against Izlude, enemies are way faster and they already kill one or two of my characters before y even get to move, and Izlude can deal 999 via monk skills, and has regenerator so... yeah I don't think I can finish this before classes start, but both hacks are highly recommenden if you're feeling nostalgic but feel the original games are way too easy.


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