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Would jrpgs be considered sandbox style games?

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User Info: HappyBull

HappyBull
4 years ago#1
Well it really doesn't have to only apply to jrpgs lol but I had tales of graces f on my mind and was just wondering about this.

User Info: Universquall

Universquall
4 years ago#2
No.
After the Fallout

User Info: gtaking5

gtaking5
4 years ago#3
No. A true sandbox game by definition is something like GTA, Saints Row, Just Cause and most WRPG's. JRPG's are more like "Hallway Explorer" style games. It may look open world, but it's not. It's just a series of "hallways" that connect to each other.
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User Info: peter_888

peter_888
4 years ago#4
None of the tales game would really fit this. The closest that I can think of is Xenoblade Chronicles.
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User Info: loseswithluigi

loseswithluigi
4 years ago#5
Final Fantasy XIII is a JRPG. That is all.

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jubjub360
4 years ago#6
loseswithluigi posted...
Final Fantasy XIII is a strategy menu game. That is all.


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User Info: Evil_Gogeta

Evil_Gogeta
4 years ago#7
Not really, you have to enter into new areas for towns and it`s not completely open (most starting areas for games are closed off or are on another island inaccessible from the majority of the game).

Not all JRPG`s are hallway games, only the more recent console RPG`s feel very claustrophobic.
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User Info: HappyBull

HappyBull
4 years ago#8
Would you say that even with those explorable world maps or "overworlds" that it still wouldn't be sandboxy? lol

User Info: Evil_Gogeta

Evil_Gogeta
4 years ago#9
HappyBull posted...
Would you say that even with those explorable world maps or "overworlds" that it still wouldn't be sandboxy? lol


You can explore but it is just like a map and you can rarely find anything to do but travel and battle! With Sandbox style games there are many things to do from Point A to B on the map!
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User Info: BlackMetalisWar

BlackMetalisWar
4 years ago#10
No.
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