Question I've had for a while. Is there any connection to chrono trigger? Is this a direct sequel? Would it benefit me to hunt down the first one before playing this? Any help understanding a connection between the two would be appreciated. PLEASE AVOID SPOILERS. Thanks in advanced. --- The Arcana is the means by which all is revealed, but can it see why kids love cinnamon toast crunch? STOP! HAMA time!!!
Direct Sequel? Kind of, as it continues part of the storyline but not with the same main characters or battle system.
Is CT mandatory? No, but it helps make things clearer and gives certain scenarios more significance. CT:DS has even more bearing on CC (well, some of the extra content does anyway). It's worth it since CT is a fantastic game in it's own right (just isn't the same). --- "Let's go to work." -Angel ---Level 6: "Pious Demigod" (630 pts) Official Magus Fanboy and Blade of C&GN board
I'd recommend picking up a copy of CT:DS and playing it first. It's by no means necessary to play Chrono Trigger first, but it may make the experience better. Just make sure you don't expect a clone of Chrono Trigger, because this game is very different gameplay-wise and atmosphere-wise. And has different characters.
And isn't explained very well throughout the game. It'll all (mostly) make sense in the very end though, so stick with it if you end up having a hard time because of the story. --- "Where's a gamecube when you need one?" ~ Bob (ReBoot)
I wouldn't say it is lie playing VII before Crisis Core, because it was intended to be played in that order, just my opinion though. I would play Chrono Trigger first if you are able to get it, it would mae Chrono Cross more enjoyable probably. And if for no other reason, CT is a great game. --- Hello
It's a game that would have been regarded much more favorably had their not been these random, nonsensical, Chrono Trigger references.
Kato needs to learn to stand on his own feet and stop hiding behind the name Chrono Trigger.
Case in point, his work with Xenogears is very favorably regarded.
Compared to THAT and his special contribution to Tifa's background in FF7, it's rather sad he didn't have confidence in his work until FF11.
This game, imho, would have been MUCH better WITHOUT the Chrono trigger references.
Don't expect CT2, don't even expect the Chrono Trigger atmosphere. This sequel is only a sequel because of a scant few references and a plot, while built on the CT cast, could have been built up on anything.
This game WITHOUT the Chrono references would have been better, imho. --- Great Song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnjL1BMo77w&feature=channel_page&fmt=18