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    Default What's best about XII ?

    Well ?



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    Damn, I wanted to add a poll. ;-;



    Oh well.



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    The degree of fun that simply playing it actually is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maybee View Post
    Damn, I wanted to add a poll. ;-;



    Oh well.
    Post your poll options into this thread and me or another staff member can add a poll for you. \o/
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    i like that willem shaekspaer wrote it
    cause when i play it i shaek my spear if u know what i mean


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    To me FFXII looks like the Game of Thrones of Final Fantasy. Loved the political machinations, most of the themes it tackles (war, honor, revenge, betrayal, duty and so on). Amazing world and gameplay. Great story and characters.

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    It goes great with French versions of classic animated films from the 90s?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolf Kanno View Post
    It goes great with French versions of classic animated films from the 90s?

    This is amazing

    There used to be an awesome FF XII AMV of To Be Prepared with Vayne, but don't think it's up anymore.



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    Complex political intrigue, layered characters, and fun gameplay are all well and good, guys, but I think we're losing track of what really matters.

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    Penelo

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    For a game so far from its roots, and so deep in the series, to have real legitimate drama, while the biggest names in the series both before and after had ridiculous plots, with unbelievable and unrelatable characters, hinged on the worst cases of melodrama in the genre, it definitely stands out in both the series, and the genre itself for its time and what it brought to the table



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    How can anyone say this plot isn't just as ridiculous?

    Anyway, I think it's the setting up the Gambit board as unpopular as that is and how nerfed it's going to be. My favorite part of RPGs is doing everything to the point where I'm a God. I want to walk into battles and put my controller down like "Come at me, bro".
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    Huh, could've sworn I posted in this. Well anyway, When I think of FFXII, I think of the gameplay, the story, and the environment, in that order.

    I really loved the gameplay. Yes there's a few weird quirks to it - what is the actual point of measures and hand-bombs? - but overall I really loved how you could really specialise characters. I mean sure by endgame everyone knew everything and the best combination is just spamming physicals; offensive magic does get relegated harshly in this game. But that's besides the point. For the majority of the game, the gameplay was very impressive and made me think about which licence to get for each character. Even better, the remaster will make the specialisation element a mandatory requirement, and magic will be better now that you don't have to patiently queue up for the last spell to end.

    The story is understated yet deeply moving in places. I will say I wish the story could be refined and improved upon. A few characters barely get a look in. I really wanted to see more Drace, and I wish Penelo had more of an impact to the story than either kidnap victim or marriage material. But honestly, what we have is compelling in its own right and was a mature game. I liked the Star Wars-esque feel, with the 'Resistance' and the Empire, yet the mature plot also manages to fold more fantastical magic and prophecy into it, which mostly works. The Occuria were kinda just there to say 'surprise!'. But there were good plot twists, like the major plot twist at the end of the prologue that I didn't really figure out until we met Basch.

    The environment was good as well. Lots of various locales. I hated The Great Crystal, which was an absolute mess to navigate, but it was definitely pretty. All the locations were, with maybe the exceptions of the Sandseas for being so long, and the Garamsythe Waterway for being another maze. Other than that they were amazing.

    I'm so looking forward to FFXII: TZA though, where they can iron out just a few things and improve the gameplay even further.


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