Who came up with this nonsense that you can only save at certain save points in-game or at particular areas? I want to be able to open a menu and save my game immediately whenever I need to stop and go do something else without having to leave my game on just so I don't lose my current progress. Or having to backtrack and wander around just to find my last save point. It's ridiculous.
Kage_AM2Posted 3/14/2013 11:15:41 AM
It's an ineffective way to make the game more difficult.
gamemaster712Posted 3/14/2013 11:16:14 AM
Old school. --- Lord of gaming!!! (probably)
Cloudzer00Posted 3/14/2013 11:24:52 AM(edited)
Where is the problem? If you cannot play for at least 15 minutes before taking a break or need to do something different then don't start at all. Most JRPG have savepoints because they don't want people to abuse saves. Why take the risk to beat a hard secret enemy if you could just save before every fight and just mash every button till you win ,there is always a save point before a boss fight and you can save everywhere on the world map.
Godly_GoofPosted 3/14/2013 11:22:15 AM(edited)
To prevent checkmate scenarios. --- I still don't believe most people on gamefaqs are even gamers. Just assuming they are embodiments of hate and stupidity taking digital form.
JoveHackPosted 3/14/2013 11:23:41 AM
To prevent checkpoint scenarios.
I think it also makes saves a bit smaller and less prone to bugs. If save points are in protected areas, like the save rooms in the old Resident Evil games, then restores are probably a lot easier. There's guaranteed to be no activity going on.
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moogle69Posted 3/14/2013 11:24:41 AM
Golen sun and xenoblade says hi + the negaman card battle rpgs.
They are al great rpgs to. --- 3DSXL FC: 0087-3600-6980, PSP/PS3 PSN ID: snoteat01 WIIU ID: Chaosking Currently playing: Xenoblade, SMG2, Dissidia012, Radiant H, TOTA3DS, R&CHD, OkamiHD
AnthonM2Posted 3/14/2013 11:25:02 AM
I really hate this in jrpgs.
Godly_GoofPosted 3/14/2013 11:25:09 AM
Hmm I thought the auto-correct ruined the post but I guess both are equally true O_o --- I still don't believe most people on gamefaqs are even gamers. Just assuming they are embodiments of hate and stupidity taking digital form.
ShineboxerPosted 3/14/2013 12:33:17 PM
Old vestiges of RPG gameplay from the 80's.
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