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So I bought Final Fantasy VIII because it was on sale on Amazon...

#1lost_withinPosted 3/24/2014 8:32:06 AM
But everyone seems to hate it, but I have enjoyed it so far so this made me wonder why everyone has such disdain for it...


Anyone care to inform me?
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#2ivanwind15Posted 3/24/2014 8:35:56 AM
BREAKING NEWS

People have different opinions.
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#3DownSouth113Posted 3/24/2014 8:36:10 AM
alot seem to think its a step back from FF7 while i do think its true in some regards, in some its also false... but doesn't matter what others think if you enjoy it
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#4pitt12177Posted 3/24/2014 8:36:40 AM
Cause people like to hate stuff.
#5KidInTheHallPosted 3/24/2014 8:36:59 AM
Only bad people hate FF 8. If you see someone who hates it you just remember they are horrible no good people and you stay away from that person.
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#6pitt12177Posted 3/24/2014 8:38:09 AM
KidInTheHall posted...
Only bad people hate FF 8. If you see someone who hates it you just remember they are horrible no good people and you stay away from that person.


yes mum
#7Jprime666Posted 3/24/2014 8:38:31 AM
I enjoyed VIII. It has its issues for sure though. Most people dislike Squall. I think I'm in the minority because I quite enjoyed him. He was pure teen angst personified and almost every line he had made me grin, although that may not have been the effect they were going for with Squall.

The junction system was weird, and easy to abuse.
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#8HELZEROPosted 3/24/2014 9:17:05 AM(edited)
Overall it was great for it's time, but FF7 was superior. It's hard to beat the character development in FF7.
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#9ShuraYukihimePosted 3/24/2014 9:20:38 AM
FFVIII has the best card game in any Final Fantasy. So it has that going for it. But people didn't like it because it wasn't FFVII. Just like how people "hated" Majora's Mask because it wasn't OoT. People hate change. They also complain when things stay the same.

People gonna people.

As a whole the only FF from the PSX era that I enjoyed was Tactics. Which I still feel is the best over all FF anyway.
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#10GTRagnarokPosted 3/24/2014 9:21:29 AM
Good, but overshadowed by 7 and 9. It has mechanics that were unique but flawed.
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