If I loved Nocturne but was meh on Etrian Odyssey..

#1MHGALEPosted 1/24/2013 10:14:15 PM
What would I think of Strange Journey?

My only real gripe with EOIII was how I had to complete the floor 100% before advancing.
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#2MetalLokiPosted 1/24/2013 10:19:15 PM
Well the map draws itself and you really don't need to worry about it so I think you may like it. I've never played a EO game so I can't really help much.
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#3Rose_MagePosted 1/24/2013 10:28:00 PM
I believe you would like it.

The game is really fun to play, has smooth controls, good graphics and addictive gameplay...Socializing with demons is so much fun in this game.

http://i49.tinypic.com/nqz69j.png
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#4MHGALE(Topic Creator)Posted 1/24/2013 10:42:42 PM
Rose_Mage posted...
I believe you would like it.

The game is really fun to play, has smooth controls, good graphics and addictive gameplay...Socializing with demons is so much fun in this game.

http://i49.tinypic.com/nqz69j.png


Nocturne always got me salty when recruiting. You'd dump 4 grand on them then they'd run away.
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#5MetalLokiPosted 1/24/2013 10:44:42 PM
MHGALE posted...
Rose_Mage posted...
I believe you would like it.

The game is really fun to play, has smooth controls, good graphics and addictive gameplay...Socializing with demons is so much fun in this game.

http://i49.tinypic.com/nqz69j.png


Nocturne always got me salty when recruiting. You'd dump 4 grand on them then they'd run away.


Well I never had that problem with SJ. There are even sub apparently that make recruiting easy.
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#6Rose_MagePosted 1/24/2013 10:52:26 PM
MetalLoki posted...
Well I never had that problem with SJ. There are even sub apparently that make recruiting easy.


This. The worst thing ever happened to me was Apsaras getting upset and mauling me no matter what I said to her and Onmoraki forcing its way into my party (I liked this to be honest, but it can be bad for some people who don't want that demon).
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#7IlluminaZer0Posted 1/25/2013 1:10:47 AM
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#8IlluminaZer0Posted 1/25/2013 4:02:37 AM
While the Demon mechanics are similar to Nocturne, the Dungeon Crawling is very similar to Etrian Odyssey. If the primary reason you disliked Etrian Odyssey was the heavy Dungeon Crawling, then there is a pretty high probability that SJ will be "meh" to you as well.

I really wish that Strange Journey allowed us to make in-map notes like Etrian Odyssey because of this. While it's a bit more labor, being able to write comments is far more useful then random blue dots. There are also some areas where the map does not auto-update in Strange Journey as well.

Also, TELEPORTING TILES. With Etrian Odyssey's system I could actually communicate where a teleporter will transport me.

Also is it just me, or is the protagonist in SJ really weak compared to the Demi-Fiend gameplay wise? I just cannot make the SJ MC compete with end-game demons. Whereas nothing could match the power of an optimized Demi-Fiend in Nocturne.

Rose_Mage posted...
This. The worst thing ever happened to me was Apsaras getting upset and mauling me no matter what I said to her and Onmoraki forcing its way into my party (I liked this to be honest, but it can be bad for some people who don't want that demon).

A demon forcing their way into your party doesn't harm you. You can always simply dismiss them once combat is over. You may get an appetizing fusion with said demon as well.
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#9shampoowarriorPosted 1/25/2013 11:19:31 AM
Strange Journey is closer to Etrian Odyssey than Nocturne, imo.

Both SJ and EO are first person with more involved maps.
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#10LightHawKnightPosted 1/28/2013 1:39:20 PM
Rose_Mage posted...
MetalLoki posted...
Well I never had that problem with SJ. There are even sub apparently that make recruiting easy.


This. The worst thing ever happened to me was Apsaras getting upset and mauling me no matter what I said to her and Onmoraki forcing its way into my party (I liked this to be honest, but it can be bad for some people who don't want that demon).


How is that ever a bad thing? You just got some fusion fodder.
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