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    Default Don't get it man.

    I don't get how people adore Balthier and haaaaaaate Snow when they are basically the same character ?

    One shouts that "he's the hero " every two seconds, while Balthier shouts out that he's " the leading man " every two seconds.





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    Probably because Balthier is more charming, tends to back up his claim of being a "leading man", and is 100% more British. Really here, it's hard to resist that accent.

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    I've never really got behind the hate for Snow or the love for Balthier. I like Snow, he's a big dumb goofball who means well and a perfect foil to many of his more melodramatic and bland cast mates. Balthier is slightly too pompous for me to really like. He's okay, and he's one of the better XII characters, but I don't really have a high opinion of the cast of that game in general.
    Quote Originally Posted by Wolf Kanno View Post
    Probably because Balthier is more charming, tends to back up his claim of being a "leading man", and is 100% more British. Really here, it's hard to resist that accent.
    It's even harder to resist Troy Baker! It's weird actually because I'm a filthy British elitist who always defaults to liking British characters the best in both games and shows. Not this time I guess!

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    I dislike Snow because he's a smurfing idiot. I'm okay with Balthier but I think he's super overrated.

    Team Basch all the way!

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    Balthier knows his claim is pompous and conceited, he's telling you right out what to expect from him; Snow doesn't know and doesn't care.



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    Snow is more pig-headed than suave, and Balthier is more suave than pig-headed. I like both though.

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    Pretty much what Wolf Kanno said. While I don't like either, Balthier is actually smart and knows his stuff, while Snow is a bumbling oaf most of the time.

    And I'm with you, Fynn! Team Basch all the way!

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    I like Balthier's character design better

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    I like both of them. And Balthier's claim isn't exactly wrong. He's like 1/3 the main character.

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    I like both. But I definitely think Snow gets too much hate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fynn View Post
    I dislike Snow because he's a smurfing idiot. I'm okay with Balthier but I think he's super overrated.

    Team Basch all the way!
    Yes ! Team Basch !!!



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    Quote Originally Posted by maybee View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Fynn View Post
    I dislike Snow because he's a smurfing idiot. I'm okay with Balthier but I think he's super overrated.

    Team Basch all the way!
    Yes ! Team Basch !!!

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    Having one similar personality trait =/= same character

    It's like saying Squall and Vivi are the same character because the both struggle with the concept of death

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    Quote Originally Posted by maybee View Post
    One shouts that "he's the hero " every two seconds, while Balthier shouts out that he's " the leading man " every two seconds.
    Except it always seems to me that Balthier is being very knowing and sarcastic about it, whereas Snow 100% believes he's the hero. Snow gets more aware that he's part of a team as things go on, though.

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    Balthier has style. Snow looks like he'd shop at a Hot Topic if he could just find one there.

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