Xenogears-what am I missing?

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  1. Chris Bardon

    Chris Bardon Cinematographer

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    Reading the RPG recommendation thread got me thinging about this game again, and how everyone keeps recommending it. I tried playing it twice, and both times just gave up about 10 hours into the game. Really, there are two problems that I had:

    -The combat was very shallow, and very boring. I just had no motivation to fight. No problem with any of the FF games though.

    -Horribly dubbed cutscenes.

    Is there something that redeems this game later on that I'm missing?
     
  2. Shayne Lebrun

    Shayne Lebrun Screenwriter

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    The storyline does really improve. And the music is incredible.
     
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  4. BrianB

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    It's the combat system I love! It's just weighted down with far far far too many randoms combined with /too much/ story development - the story is great, it just takes so many random battles to get to it [​IMG]
    I really enjoyed it, but didn't come close to finishing it because of the sheer amount of randoms.
    Grandia remains my fav PSX RPG (I don't count the all conquering FFT).
     
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  6. Damien

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    Xenogears is in the top 3 rpg's released on Playstation. I could see it a little difficult to play in 2002, since you may be used to the next-gen titles, but stick with it!

    BTW what is the skinny on Xenosaga, and when is it supposed to come out here. And why is namco making it?
     
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  11. Brian Kleinke

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    Jamie,

    I'd be interested to see those wallpapers you did. I loved the art in that game!

    Brian
     
  12. Travis Kolesar

    Travis Kolesar Second Unit

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    ooh, wall papers would be really cool, i really loved playing this game, anxiously awaiting xenosaga
     
  13. JamieD

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    Here you go... you'll need to follow the little menu on the left.. sorry the page is pretty poor now.. haven't worked on it in a year or so. 8)
    My Web Page...
     
  14. Woo Jae

    Woo Jae Screenwriter

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    Hmmm.... I guess no one here is crazy like me to import Xenosaga.... (cost a pretty penny, I might add)
    I have played about 20 minutes and it is just out right amazing. There is a translation FAQ/Guide at www.gamefaqs.com.
    Xenosaga is rumored to come out in the first quarter of next year...
     

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