Etrian Odyssey, Unchained Blades, Soul Hackers...

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User Info: Icewitch

Icewitch
3 years ago#1
Poll: - Results (60 votes)
Etrian Odyssey IV
43.33% (26 votes)
26
SMT: Soul Hackers
46.67% (28 votes)
28
Unchained Blades
10% (6 votes)
6
This poll is now closed.
Kind of want a dungeon crawl RPG, I'm not ultra familiar with any of these games, which one do you think is the best?

I did play the EOIV demo, it was ok I guess but didn't blow me away
Never played an SMT game
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Currently hyping: Dark Souls II

User Info: DynamicJumpIuff

DynamicJumpIuff
3 years ago#2
EOIV gets better when as you unlock more skills and classes and stuff but I think you might like Soul Hackers a bit more for some reason.
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User Info: mahgah91

mahgah91
3 years ago#3
Like he said, EOIV only gets better as you get further along. EOIV is more old school with minimal story while SMT is more story-oriented.

User Info: MwarriorHiei

MwarriorHiei
3 years ago#4
From: mahgah91 | #003
Like he said, EOIV only gets better as you get further along. EOIV is more old school with minimal story while SMT is more story-oriented.

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User Info: _Shikoba_

_Shikoba_
3 years ago#5
I want to say EOIV... I've been enjoying it.
but part of me wants to say get Soul Hackers now, due to it possibly becoming hard to find.
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User Info: Swiftblade09

Swiftblade09
3 years ago#6
Etrian Odyssey over Unchained Blades. Soul Hackers isn't out yet so I can't give any advice on it.
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User Info: Breloom

Breloom
3 years ago#7
Unchained Blades feels like an amateur studio's first attempt at making something great. There's a lot of love and cool ideas packed into the game, and it's mostly fantastic, but a few things just don't *click* like they should. It's an ambitious game that's absolutely worth playing if you like the genre, but it's probably not a good introduction.

Etrian Odyssey IV is a masterwork in the gameplay department. It's hugely customizable and very balanced, the kind of gameplay that takes multiplayer studios dozens of balance patches and months of playtesting to achieve. You might get a first impression that the game is cheap based on the presentation, but there's an incredible amount of depth hiding under the surface that you can't see from the demo. After you've started working out the synergy between your party members, you'll realize the game is the brainchild of genre veterans. Dungeons aren't quite as devious as most games in the genre, which I found to be a bit of a missed opportunity considering mapping the dungeons yourself is a big part of the gameplay, but that's probably for the best for newcomers. There's a story as well, which is a bit sparse but well-written and interesting. I always looked forward to reading the latest exposition when I neared the end of a labyrinth.

I haven't played Soul Hackers, can't comment on that. Ask me tomorrow ^_^
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User Info: mahgah91

mahgah91
3 years ago#8
Breloom posted...
Etrian Odyssey IV is a masterwork in the gameplay department. It's hugely customizable and very balanced, the kind of gameplay that takes multiplayer studios dozens of balance patches and months of playtesting to achieve.


Balancing issues become elevated to an entirely different level when you're balancing human vs. human gameplay. Competitive multiplayer games have exponentially more factors to consider and a lot more unpredictability.

User Info: Breloom

Breloom
3 years ago#9
^I know, I'm not bashing multiplayer developers, I'm just trying to give a sense of how the gameplay feels. If Starcraft were a JRPG, this would be it.
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