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  1. Agrul

    Agrul TZT Neckbeard Lord

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    LoH has only started getting localized to the west in the past ~7 years so i think it's not yet really built a fan-dom here, but everyone who likes it loves it, to over-simplify a bit, i think

    that said, if you, can't endure plodding plot, you'll never make it past game 1 in any of the sub-series. it took me a full year+ to work through game 1 of both the Sky and Cold Steel duology-not-quite-trilogies. and then each time i finished the second game in like a few months because all the cool plot shit was happening

    Sky definitely has the better characters & character development. Cold Steel's characters are decent, but polluted by many weird anime tropes that i think they stole from competing titles
     
  2. Sear

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    I think Atlus games are generally high quality. Catherine and Persona 3/4/5 are top notch when it comes to writing and VA.

    I've been playing the Danganronpa series on my Vita lately and enjoying it more than I probably should. More of a visual novel puzzle game than RPG. I think the horror and dark humor just appeals to me in spite of the anime tropes. You would like it, Agrul.

    Final Fantasy 6 and Tactics are the high points of that series for me, before the series got too bogged down in focusing on angsty teenagers. Anyone who likes western fantasy shit like GoT is going to like those storylines/worlds.

    Planescape: Torment has the best writing of any RPG imo. Agree with Utumno about WoW (lore is completely forgettable). EQ was better but I still never played for the lore.
     
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  3. Harper

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    everquest lore was like dark souls where they just threw you into a rich fantasy world with 0 explanation, which is cool

    warcraft and starcraft are warhammer ripoffs but without anything interesting
     
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  4. Sear

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    I agree w/ the words u just typed

    learning about the world by exploring is always more effective for me than beating me over the head with heavy exposition (especially if it's in the form of generic fetch quests)
     
  5. Agrul

    Agrul TZT Neckbeard Lord

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    i've never thought about trying the danganronpa games before. maybe i will do that

    i watched the danganronpa anime adapation and it was borderline incoherent at all times but seemed like it had an interesting premise for its world
     
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    I am enjoying playing Divinity 2 currently. It has a bit of throw you in there and let you figure it out, not like EQ or Dark Souls, but it isn't very hand holdy.
     
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  7. Agrul

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    warren told me to play that and i bought it and we started a campaign together and then i never logged into it again

    it had really good reviews & it clearly ruined harper's life for a few weeks so maybe i should try it again
     
  8. Utumno

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    I loved Divinity 2 I know it's not for everyone but I found it rly good and probably would have enjoyed the fuck out of playing it co-op but I've come to the point in my life where I know my schedule is never going to fit any regular co-op play. If I ever manage to retire before senility sets in I'm going co-op the shit out of a lot of things.
     
  9. Harper

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    I loved divinity 2 but hated the first 4 hours of learning the game. Also some of the puzzles were impossible to figure out without googling, which I didnt like
     
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  11. Velox

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    I'm jealous of my fellow TZT denizens clearly living the Vidya dream. All work and no play makes me a sad boy.
     
  12. Agrul

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    please ban velox until he gets his act together
     
  13. Bailon

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    No shit. Seriously.
     
  14. Utumno

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  15. Velox

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    Please don't, TZT is like the text version of Twitch. I live vicariously through your Vidya exploits.
     
  16. Red

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    Oh shit I made this thread just in time
     
  17. Harper

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    I tried persona 5 because of this thread

    pretty sure I've never actively hated a game until now

    the appeal and high ratings of persona 5 are totally lost to me. I'll just wait for larians baldurs gate to get my rpg fix.
     
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  18. Agrul

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    ive never tried persona but i really didnt like the elements of persona that people said were incorporated into Legend of Heroes second trilogy

    seemed like it was all about 'relationship-building' tasks w/ other NPCs in your party. seemed stiff & also like an obnoxious way to try to make your game seem more replayable than it is
     
  19. Red

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    OH LAWD
     
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  20. Czer

    Czer I'm a poor person. The lambo is my cousin's.

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    Guy is AMAZING.

    I still don't know what's going on, that looked like the chaos realm when they were in that giant hand, I would guess Bastion Stair (The outer wall of Khornes domain)

    or they valley of the anchorites

    i wanna know
     
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