• Fynn's Avatar
    Today, 02:19 PM
    I was gifted FFXV and it is amazing!
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    Today, 02:17 PM
    I just bought the summer dlc pack and have lost several hours now. It's fun. Definitely follow the tutorial. I also got XV during the sale too
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    Today, 02:17 PM
    Thatís an interesting point because honestly, to me, good worldbuilding relies first and foremost on good characters
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    Today, 07:32 AM
    Fynn posted a visitor message on Wolf Kanno's profile
    I actually really like the gameplay so far. The open world is fun to explore and I wouldn’t say it really pales in comparison to Xenoblade X, Witcher...
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    Yesterday, 11:15 PM
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    Honestly, I never felt the base game was as much of a disaster as fans whined that it was. I feel the issue is that XV really was designed with a...
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    Yesterday, 09:48 PM
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    Oh yeah, definitely. Honestly reading on the novel, I’m disappointed since it seems to be completely undoing the themes the original game set up, and...
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    Yesterday, 08:07 PM
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    Well I agree that Noctis' sacrifice was probably always planned for the ending, but I also feel like the circumstances changed when it became XV. One...
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    Yesterday, 07:04 PM
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    I personally think some general major story beats werE preserved - I’m pretty sure for example that the time skip and Noctis’ sacrifice was going to...
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    Yesterday, 06:58 PM
    Wolf Kanno posted a visitor message on Fynn's profile
    I mean to be fair, it's not like the FNC itself is terribly original. It's core concept was just playing up a more pessimistic version of the...
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    Yesterday, 06:49 PM
    You need both to be good on some level for an enjoyable experience, but for me, it has to be story. Being told a cast is great is not going to...
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    Yesterday, 06:45 PM
    Forgive my being pedantic, but I’m going to interpret this as characters versus plot because characters are part of the story, as is plot :p But...
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    Yesterday, 06:36 PM
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    Yeah, I’m vaguely aware of that. But you see what I mean, right? And then how it all ends in the base game makes sense considering how Nomura said...
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    Yesterday, 06:32 PM
    Fynn replied to a thread Private Servers in Final Fantasy XI
    I distinctly remember playing the trial version in a controller. Not sure it supports xinput though
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    Yesterday, 06:17 PM
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    The other central theme is that the crystals are played as being less virtuous in these entries. Often fickle and not really giving a damn about the...
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    Candlejack is a name I've not heard in a lo
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    Yesterday, 02:36 PM
    Fynn replied to a thread Private Servers in Final Fantasy XI
    So, Wolf, Del, Cim - itís a date? ;)
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    Yesterday, 01:48 PM
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    One thing that bugs me about FFXV is that despite all the stuff they tried to change to distance themselves from it, it’s still very much an FNC game...
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    Yesterday, 11:20 AM
    Fynn replied to a thread New Member Approaching in General Chat
    Can confirm all of the Tactics games are absolutely worth your time
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    06-30-2020, 08:36 AM
    Got my first two royal blades yesterday. Had a lot of fun with Cor in the party - itís interesting how the general tone of the banter changed about...
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    06-29-2020, 10:21 PM
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    Ardyn is definitely one of the best FF villains to come out for awhile.
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    06-29-2020, 06:14 PM
    Fynn replied to a thread Private Servers in Final Fantasy XI
    I remember having a blast playing the trial version with my wife. How are subscription costs handled on private servers? Might be cool to dive back...
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    06-29-2020, 06:13 PM
    Fynn replied to a thread The Way Home in General Chat
    Please tell me youíll host more of these. I need to get in on this!
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    06-29-2020, 05:17 PM
    Yeah I had to go slightly below average for it to run smoothly. But Iím not exactly ambitious when it comes to my PC specs, so as long as I can run...
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    06-29-2020, 04:21 PM
    Will do. I didnt get far into it yesterday. Also, graphically, my PC seems to have issues with the nvidia turf whatever. The realistic grass. I...
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    I think Kaneko is doing the best of the three. Like he’s no longer directly involved in any Atlus games but I kind of feel like this is where he wants to be. He’s done his art, his directing, and now he’s got a comfortable management position where he can pretty much retire lol

    But yeah, I’d definitely want to see what they’d do now. Also intersted to see what a potential new Persona team would do. Don’t get me wrong, I think Hashino is great, but it feels like another new era of Persona is overdue
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    Well he does have writing credits up to 2016, but it looks like he tends to have 4-5 year gaps between projects. I’ve also heard he also writes for stuff outside of video games, so at least he continues to enjoy some success putting his talents to good use. At least he didn’t quit video games forever and resort to squatting lol
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    Well in any case, it was nice to hear Jim Sterling express feelings similar to mine. I often feel like such an anomaly for accepting Nomura trout and just in general embracing the more scant garde type of storytelling.

    Today has also been harsh because I felt I should press on, but every step was painful. I long for the days when I could just sit down and write and it would just... come. Almost unbidden.

    And don’t be so harsh on yourself. Elly definitely wasn’t garbage
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    Thankfully I have more faith in Nomura than I have in Toriyama in that regard. So I’m hoping any bad Toriyama ideas get shot down And to be perfectly fair, Toriyama was also responsible for the quirky little gem of the SNES era called Bahamut Lagoon, so he’s got that going for him.

    I’m more optimistic because, even with people who hated the ending, the worst criticisms seem to amount to “I liked 95% of the game but that ending”. Which is exactly why I’m excited for the future installments. I’m here enjoying this post-modern stuff and judging by how they handled the characters so far, I’m fairly confident that wherever this game might go, it’s gonna be important. Like Jim himself said (who I personally also watch only occasionally), this is exactly the new SE stuff I expected to happen, but somehow it all seems to work. The only thing that’s really bothering me when I’m watching stuff from this game is how incredibly similar the Materia stuff looks to the Crystarium. I’m not saying that it’s a given that it’s gonna be bad, just that I’m getting PTSD just looking at it.

    In the meantime, I’ve significantly reduced my video game time, boosted my reading time, and my writing time has increased along with it. My inner critic has also received an upgrade now, however, so despite writing more just today than I have all of last week, I am feeling miserable about my writing.
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WK's Top 100 Lost but Not Forgotten : Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together

by Wolf Kanno on 05-24-2020 at 11:43 PM

I'm always split on these articles. So many of these games are great and I have retroactively said a few of them made the list, but occasionally something comes along that I really want to love but the game just won't let me. Tactics Ogre is in a weird place for me because the remake and the original are pretty different in some meaningful ways, so much of this review pertains to the remake due to having only played a little bit of the original.

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WK's Top 100's Lost but Not Forgotten List: Silent Hill 3

by Wolf Kanno on 05-03-2020 at 01:37 AM
Is this honestly the first non-RPG on this list?

Well I fell into the Silent Hill series rather late. By the time I had played the series, the "glory years" were over and fans were knee deep in Konami trying to take the series in a different direction without Team Silent. I was a huge fan of the first two entries of the series, being instantly sucked into the second entry and surprised how much I really enjoyed the first one. So it came as a bit

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WK's Top 100 Lost But Not Forgotten: SaGa Frontier 2

by Wolf Kanno on 04-05-2020 at 02:32 AM
I was having a serious reservation about whether I was going to add this to my Top 100 list or place it here. I decided it would go here for now, but part of me feels it could be like Demon's Souls and make the jump to My Top 100.

SaGa is a weird franchise. A JRPG series made for enthusiast who feel they've seen it all. From the Gameboy entries where you built a ragtag group filled with robots and monster to climb a tower/tree to visit

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My Top 100's Lost but Not Forgotten: Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep

by Wolf Kanno on 01-30-2020 at 08:17 PM
You know the drillÖ

I mentioned this in my Chain of Memories entry for my Top 100 List, but Kingdom Hearts and I have a really awkward history with each other. This is a franchise that has always been more of a guilty pleasure for me than something I actively love. Funny enough, itís not even the basic premise that bothers me. While Final Fantasy meets Disney mash-up sounds contrived, KH has always managed to make it work since this

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My Top 100's Lost but Not Forgotten: Xenosaga Episode III: Also Sprach Zarathustra

by Wolf Kanno on 12-30-2019 at 09:56 PM
Top 100 List Blah blah blahÖ. I ended up re-writing this entry because the original was a little more bitter and more like just a genuine rant than a review. With that said, a little backstory is in order.

Continuing my trend of snubbed entries in franchises, we now come back to a series that was very near and dear to me. At this point in time, the story of

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