Which of the classics (1-6) do you recommend?

#1dillpickle69Posted 7/14/2013 10:37:13 PM
The only FF games I've played were VII and and Crisis Core, and before I play VIII and onwards, I want to play one of the classic games, so it doesn't feel as outdated as compared to if I played it later. But I know how FF games are known for their length, and I don't want to spend forever on one series, so I only plan on playing one classic FF before moving on.

TL;DR, which old school FF do you most strongly recommend?
#2gamingratPosted 7/14/2013 10:38:32 PM
Final Fantasy IV is the best in the series
#3heartlesshero17Posted 7/14/2013 10:40:40 PM
FFV imo is the best of the classics.
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#4EscaSyraPosted 7/14/2013 10:40:59 PM

You should try Tactics as well.
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#5LiquidGearSolidPosted 7/14/2013 10:42:14 PM
Either IV or V.

I would recommend VI, but you're concerned about length, and that game's pre-final-boss preparation demands a LOT of grinding.
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#6FreshSushiPosted 7/14/2013 10:45:18 PM
1 or 6.
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#7SugarBoogersPosted 7/14/2013 10:47:16 PM
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#8vedoris86Posted 7/14/2013 10:48:42 PM
VI for all round goodness

or V for battle gameplay if you like job class system (which i love)
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#9ZenlightenedPosted 7/14/2013 10:49:30 PM
Story? VI

Gameplay? V (The job system is so much fun)

Most iconic FF feel? IV

They're all gems. These games are the reason why the franchise is so popular today. 1 is short and if you play the iOS/droid version you can beat it in a handful of hours. 2 is not so great. 3 (the DS version) is pretty solid overall, but V does everything it does way better.

Just do IV, V, then VI. Totally worth every minute played.
So it goes.
#10dillpickle69(Topic Creator)Posted 7/14/2013 10:50:20 PM
Also on a side note, you guys think I can emulate these games on my phone, or are they too fast paced for me to use the crappy touch screen properly?