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2 years ago#171
THE_PS1_PATRIOT posted...

Also silent JRPG heroes can be awesome Suikoden and Breath of Fire 3/4 proves that.


I loved those games. Silent protagonists don't hurt the game for me, but I always want them to speak. Probably because I love the games so much. Shining Force 1 and 2 come to mind as well for me.
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2 years ago#172
I can go either way on silent protagonist. I definitely like it best when the character has a personality, despite being silent. Golden Sun was particularly good at this, with the character you were playing as only being silent so long as you were playing them.
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2 years ago#173
I don't mind silent protags as long as the game doesn't make it obvious that you have an actual personality.

Breath of Fire 3-4 are fine because the most that happens is Ryu gestures and someone goes "yeah, guess we need to go that way".

Persona's approach can eat me. We clearly have some kind of personality, so just let it be shown in dialogue.
2 years ago#174
RPG maniac87 posted...
Cecil from FF4.


I never understood how becoming a Paladin included lots of heavy makeup...
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2 years ago#175
I haven't played a jrpg with a silent protagonist that has bothered me, yet. I've not played any of the MT, SMT, etc. games yet and I've got Golden Sun on my long backlog.
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2 years ago#176
Tidus and to a lesser extent, Sora.
2 years ago#177
Main character from Tales of Innocents. Please stop talking...
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2 years ago#178
Read this whole thing and I'm very happy that no one has said Vyse from Skies of Arcadia. Yea guys, I love him too.
2 years ago#179
THE_PS1_PATRIOT posted...
RPG maniac87 posted...
Cecil from FF4.


I never understood how becoming a Paladin included lots of heavy makeup...


It's the "Lawful Good-ness" of it. Plus, it's a Final Fantasy game, so he needs to look more feminine.


Yes, I'm joking. What would being Lawful Good have to do with wearing makeup?
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2 years ago#180
I love Final Fantasy games but the main characters are often bad.

Only Squall and Tidus have really satisfied me as main characters in the FF franchise.


I haven't played many non-FF JRPGs tbh but none of the ones I have played had noticeable bad main protagonists. For example, loved Maxmillian in Dark Chronicle.
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