Trying to get my girlfriend into jRPGs

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User Info: hyperknees91

hyperknees91
3 years ago#11
If you ask me Trails in the Sky is a good entry point, gives you a good feel of how JRPGs are.

Persona 3, 4 might be ok (might be a little difficult to, but I think the vita version of 4 makes the game pretty easy). Grandia 2 is always a choice, as its nice and easy as well.

Best not to give her a game with random battles though.
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User Info: xPinkSparklesx

xPinkSparklesx
3 years ago#12
berlindub posted...
Is this a good entry point? her gaming history is basically platformers like: Little big planet, trine 1 &2, journey. I,d cool to play this together.


If you have a 360, Lost Odyssey was my first JRPG. The only one I've played actually. Don't have money for this game yet.
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User Info: HaZZaRdbOy

HaZZaRdbOy
3 years ago#13
Anything from the Tales series is always a good. The battle system is simple and fun. Some even have 2 players during battle so you can hope in and help em.

User Info: shadowsfm

shadowsfm
3 years ago#14
if you get a girl into this game, she will be hooked catching and raising familiars and have no time for you :D

User Info: IMRavnos

IMRavnos
3 years ago#15
berlindub posted...
Is this a good entry point? her gaming history is basically platformers like: Little big planet, trine 1 &2, journey. I,d cool to play this together.


Tales of Graces F. You can play it together!!! That way if she sucks, you can pick up the slack for her. Let her be player 1 controlling exploration, story scenes and dialog. You play player 2 and just lend a helping hand in combat.

ToGF is actually a lot better then many say it is. It's a fantastic JRPG, just not a Fantastic Tales of Game. If she enjoys ToGF, get a 360 and get Tales of Vesperia, a much better game.

This is not a BAD game for her, however it's single player only except for controller sharing for the test of friends and that lame Casino game that is pointless.

User Info: Chrono66

Chrono66
3 years ago#16
Great Introductory RPGs would be Super Mario RPG, Chrono Trigger, or Paper Mario.

User Info: ffguy88

ffguy88
3 years ago#17
If you have a ps2, I would suggest final fantasy x. Great game, plus it's completely turn based so there's less chance of getting overwhelmed at any point.

If you don't, I'd suggest ffix off psn or eternal sonata (only other ps3 jrpg I've played).

User Info: Konstrix

Konstrix
3 years ago#18
Yea, I was going to say Super Mario RPG. If she starts complaining about wanting to "just stomp on the bad guys instead of hitting them over and over with a weapon", RPGs are not for her lol

User Info: thatsbrutal

thatsbrutal
3 years ago#19
I would go with Mario RPG (if you have the system). Honestly they don't get much easier, and it would get her used to turn-based fighting.
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