Etrian Odyssey 4 - not too impressed

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3 years ago#1
I was excited to try it out so I booted it up. The menu system was good, graphics were great. Then I got to the first forest and saw the attrocious exploring style and was immediately turned off. It was horrendous.

Thoughts?
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3 years ago#2
i guess you havent played the other games?
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3 years ago#3
I loved it and i have never played the first 3 games. Cant wait for this one though.
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3 years ago#4
No which was why I was really excited to try this. I hate the exploring style :/
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3 years ago#5
blackweasel30 posted...
I was excited to try it out so I booted it up. The menu system was good, graphics were great. Then I got to the first forest and saw the attrocious exploring style and was immediately turned off. It was horrendous.

Thoughts?


Yeah, the lazy first person game play for an RPG is the turn off in general. Quite frankly, I don't see the appeal of this franchise given that alone. I mean, if I can't see my character(s), let alone where the hell I'm going, but I can see every damn enemy and attack instead, that's just bs.

Did they think this was some kind of breakthrough design of game play, let alone a SMART one and definitive of SRPGs? What is the point of the story at that? Is their a story other than mapping out dungeons and peering through the mail box view visuals?
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3 years ago#6
I loved the art and feel of the game until I got to the actual exploring. It's neat and I liked drawing on the map, but I hate not seeing my characters during battle and stuff. I dunno, it makes me feel disconnected.
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3 years ago#7
you should try 7th Dragon 2020. Much more hipster, perfect for hipster like you.
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3 years ago#8
New school RPG player right there.

Yes, it's not for everyone, for the people who grew up with these kinds of games it's great that they're still making them.

There's always FF for people like you.
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3 years ago#9
yab posted...
New school RPG player right there.

Yes, it's not for everyone, for the people who grew up with these kinds of games it's great that they're still making them.

There's always FF for people like you.


I'd love to see your rpg resume
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3 years ago#10
1 your supposed to be the characters so seeing yourself would be a major paradox D: some black hole mighta opened up if they made it 3rd person views xD
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