Does FF Take Itself Too Seriously?

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User Info: Dinah7

Dinah7
3 years ago#1
Are the newer games (XIII, XII etc) taking themselves too seriously? Personally I think the last few titles are not funny or witty and are sometimes too dramatic. Do we need another FF9 to lighten up the series? :)

User Info: shinigami_matt

shinigami_matt
3 years ago#2
Most FF's are too serious I guess. FFX was good with it. But I wouldn't mind another light-hearted one
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User Info: Lelouch71

Lelouch71
3 years ago#3
FF8, 10, 12, and 13 maybe. Although I'm sure they are meant to be serious.
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User Info: MysteryVeil

MysteryVeil
3 years ago#4
Sometimes it does.

Then again, I've always been more a fan of games that don't, (Tales to name a series) so I tend to prefer the Final Fantasies that aren't so serious.
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User Info: heartlesshero17

heartlesshero17
3 years ago#5
MysteryVeil posted...
Sometimes it does.

Then again, I've always been more a fan of games that don't, (Tales to name a series) so I tend to prefer the Final Fantasies that aren't so serious.


Like FFV. loved it


But I am cool with a mix of both. I felt FFVIII wasn't overall too serious just cause of how Squall's character clashed with pretty much everybody he met. These people that clearly annoyed him and seem to exist just to bug him sometimes gave it a funny feel
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BlueDragmire
3 years ago#6
Yes.
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Dabrikishaw15
3 years ago#7
Don't care
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User Info: MysteryVeil

MysteryVeil
3 years ago#8
Yeah, I don't mind a mix of both. :)

Just when it's all serious and no fun, especially since I love to laugh. :)
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User Info: Lelouch71

Lelouch71
3 years ago#9
I always see FFV as the Tales of the series. It's very light-hearted and not intended to be taken seriously. I think FFIV meant to be serious too but all the fake death makes it hard to take it seriously. If anything it brought the story down.

I feel that FFVI, VII, and IX had the right balance. They had silly moments and very serious moments.
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User Info: heartlesshero17

heartlesshero17
3 years ago#10
Overall, IX had the best balance I'd say
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