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3 years ago#1
Don't get me wrong, I love JRPG's, but sometimes they can get a bit freaky.

Star Ocean the last hope had the most atrocious story, longest cutscenes, emphasis on girls with big boobs, emo annoying main character, and faize x lymle or w/e is totally illegal lol.

Tales of Graces F wasn't that bad, its flaw was with its constant reminder of friendship will trump all!

These cliches seem really childish despite the sexual innuendos they have. Same thing with their animes too. But right now I need a good JRPG to pass the winter while waiting for the spring semester. I'm considering valkyria chronicles atm though. Any suggestions would be appreciated!
3 years ago#2
Yakuza 3
Yakuza 4
Trinity: Souls of Zill O'll
Valkyria Chronicles
Demon's Souls
Dark Souls
Dragon's Dogma
Resonance of Fate
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3 years ago#3
Completely without any cliche? None. You'll find at least one cliche in any JRPG, even the one that you're now considering.
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3 years ago#4
Mother 3
3 years ago#5
Final Fantasy 7
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3 years ago#6
even WRPGs have cliches
3 years ago#7
Resonance of Fate is a good one. Also, you could import Tales of Vesperia which is in my opinion the best JRPG for PS3. Valkyria Chronicles is an excellent game, but not really for the story.
3 years ago#8
echa_One posted...
Completely without any cliche? None. You'll find at least one cliche in any JRPG, even the one that you're now considering.


This seriously. Nothing is original. People really need to get over this cliche nonsense. Everything in life is cliche including people. However, it's hard you use those cliches that make a game interesting. I'll take a game that make good use of their cliches over something that tries too hard.
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3 years ago#9
Vagrant Story maybe?

But seriously, you aren't going to find any RPG without cliches.
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3 years ago#10
raige posted...
Resonance of Fate is a good one. Also, you could import Tales of Vesperia which is in my opinion the best JRPG for PS3. Valkyria Chronicles is an excellent game, but not really for the story.



OH GOD. Seriously think there's no cliché?

runaway princess, no not cliché at all
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