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Scruffington
01-20-2017, 01:56 AM
Hey everyone.

Despite Final Fantasy being my favorite series...I haven't actually beaten every FF game. In fact, I've only completed 6 of them.

Games I have completed: FF5, FF7, FF9, FF10, FF13 and FF15.
Games I gave up on after getting railed by the final boss: FF3, FF4, FF8.
Games I barely played: FF1, FF2, FF6, FF12.

This thread is basically intended as a way of measuring my progress on completing the Final Fantasy series. I'll be playing every FF game in chronological order, including ones I have already beaten, throughout all of 2017.

I will be playing all of these games on the PS1 and PS3 (with the exception of FF3 which I can only play on DS).

So yeah. Feel free to join me and reply to my thoughts if you want. :)

Sephiroth
01-20-2017, 02:33 AM
Final Fantasy VIII gives you a final boss for free as long as you have like, 3 Invinicibility Drinks.

Lyndis Highwind
01-20-2017, 02:49 AM
Cool! Best of luck! I need to play through them all at some point too, because I've only beaten five of the main numbered ones myself.

Depression Moon
01-20-2017, 02:51 AM
I wish I could join you since this is the series 30th anniversary.

Sephiroth
01-20-2017, 02:54 AM
I guess I will be streaming a marathon as well once my exams are over. Now I even remember that I had a talk with Psy at last year's end about this foru streaming thing and that more should stream specific titles.

Galuf
01-20-2017, 03:11 AM
Im still secretly slowly working on 8 for my marathon lol

Fynn
01-20-2017, 05:39 AM
8's final boss is super easy if you remember Aura and Vit0 are statuses that pretty much guarantee you won't lose.

As for FFIII, I highly recommend using a Geomancer and a Viking - they can make your life a whole lot easier.


Also, I know you've mentioned that you'll be playing it on PS1, but I highly recommend playing the DS version of FFIV. Especially since you know the game already - IV DS is the definitive version of the game that you shouldn't miss.

Sephiroth
01-20-2017, 01:48 PM
And IV DS is much harder when it comes to a reasonable "how much effort does it require for me to make it easy" than the original so if he gave up on the normal one he should probably try out the normal one once again before IV DS.

Fynn
01-20-2017, 02:05 PM
If you put your augments in the right places, it is cakewalk. Dual cast Curaja and Holy, AND Omnicast Edina in the final battle really makes a difference

Sephiroth
01-20-2017, 02:10 PM
If you put your augments in the right places, it is cakewalk. Dual cast Curaja and Holy, AND Omnicast Edina in the final battle really makes a difference

Your sentence implies it already: You have to have and know that stuff. Bosses are also much easier with Slow. But not knowing things is one of the major factors for difficulty.

Fynn
01-20-2017, 02:16 PM
But through the magic of this thread, we can start Scruffy into the right direction! ;3

Scruffington
01-20-2017, 08:23 PM
Also, I know you've mentioned that you'll be playing it on PS1, but I highly recommend playing the DS version of FFIV. Especially since you know the game already - IV DS is the definitive version of the game that you shouldn't miss.


And IV DS is much harder when it comes to a reasonable "how much effort does it require for me to make it easy" than the original so if he gave up on the normal one he should probably try out the normal one once again before IV DS.

I actually first played IV on the DS. I got stuck on numerous bosses and Zeromus smashed me. That's why I'm pretty much done with that version of the game.

I also think that the PS1 version of the game is as close to the truest form as I can get. The OST isn't redone like the DS version, which is my biggest motivation for playing it on PS1.

Galuf
01-21-2017, 04:40 AM
Also, I know you've mentioned that you'll be playing it on PS1, but I highly recommend playing the DS version of FFIV. Especially since you know the game already - IV DS is the definitive version of the game that you shouldn't miss.


And IV DS is much harder when it comes to a reasonable "how much effort does it require for me to make it easy" than the original so if he gave up on the normal one he should probably try out the normal one once again before IV DS.

I actually first played IV on the DS. I got stuck on numerous bosses and Zeromus smashed me. That's why I'm pretty much done with that version of the game.

I also think that the PS1 version of the game is as close to the truest form as I can get. The OST isn't redone like the DS version, which is my biggest motivation for playing it on PS1.
Psp version is best. You can switch between osts and its all complete. The graphica are... opinioble but overall good game.

Fynn
01-21-2017, 07:06 AM
Meh. The new graphics are lame and the game is even less challenging than the GBA version. Plus, they decided to not go with the amazing DS translation here for some reason? But yeah, if you're looking for an easier version, this is probably the way to go. It also comes with the definitive version of The After Years, so there's that!

Galuf
01-21-2017, 07:37 PM
Meh. The new graphics are lame and the game is even less challenging than the GBA version. Plus, they decided to not go with the amazing DS translation here for some reason? But yeah, if you're looking for an easier version, this is probably the way to go. It also comes with the definitive version of The After Years, so there's that!

Aye the gba versions pretty good too if you can get past the music lol

Bubba
01-23-2017, 05:53 PM
Good luck on your quest. I'll be here!

Fynn
01-23-2017, 06:00 PM
Good luck on your quest. I'll be here!

You'll be... 'waiting' here?

http://lpix.org/images/Azure_Horizon/ed28078c3fdb42c62b89e315517cb586/PSDX6D3D003.jpg

Bubba
01-23-2017, 07:27 PM
Nah, I'm a fat bastard now so I'll be in the Balamb Garden canteen 'waiting'... for hotdogs.