Post by nocturnal YL on Jul 17, 2011 15:30:48 GMT -5
I know all those stuff already, but I wasn't interested in the OVA before. Well, now's the chance to see a bit of that. I'm still not too interested due to the fact that it ended abruptly after two episodes though.
I look forward to the later parts covering the non-Kaga games.
Post by nocturnal YL on Aug 29, 2011 11:26:05 GMT -5
It's been a hard day today at my side. Seeing this coming out made it all worth it.
I'd say that both IntSys and NOA don't really care about westernizing the series had more to do with it than mere timing issues. The latter refuse to sell anything they don't think will sell, and the former seem to be content that their games are released in just some regions (see the original Panepon, Fire Emblem 1~5, pre-GBA Famicom Wars, Battle Clash and Metal Combat, Advance Wars: Days of Ruin, Card Hero 1~2 and so on).
I loved the aspect of actually being a character in the story, even as just a tactician. Having the characters occasionally turn and talk directly to me really pulled me into the story and connected me to the characters more. I was really disappointed to learn that none of the other Fire Emblem games did this. I think this sort of "second-person" narrative should be used more in video games.
The second DS game had something like this, but instead of being a tactician you were an Altean knight working for Marth. You could customize your appearance and class while interacting with all the characters.
Post by nocturnal YL on Feb 13, 2012 12:24:06 GMT -5
At this pace, by the time this series is done Fire Emblem 15 will probably be out.
Unexpected ending! Once again, excellent video. I don't know if this series is actually suitable for non-FE players though, since a lot of information understandableonly by players did show up. (And to the existing fans, the "surprising" parts are hardly surprising, and thus I'd say this definitely isn't made solely with existing fans in mind.)
Post by nocturnal YL on Jun 10, 2016 11:24:41 GMT -5
Whoa. I thought the narrator lost interest since the last time. In the meantime, two main series games, a crossover, five waves of trading cards, two concerts and a whole bunch of other merchandise popped out. (Okay, most of those happened in 2015 and 2016, but still.)
"Part of the reasons this game is easy is because you can grind for experience." Huh. I found it easy without grinding — in Normal, anyway. Hard does require some thinking, but it still doesn't need grinding.
In terms of story, the language versions don't differ that much. An instance of alcohol reference removed and changed to something entirely different (Garcia and Dozla), and I think that's it.
I think any feelings Lyon has towards the twins are just his one-sided thoughts. Seems to me that it's an effect of having no other friends.
nocturnal YL: I have a tendency to dislike a game because it's popular, or at least, I give popular games a harsher, more critical look.
Apr 12, 2022 15:07:04 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: ^ I think I do something similar in that I tend to favor less popular things. It's not something I do intentionally or even consciously; I think it's just part of my personality.
Apr 14, 2022 8:56:37 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Official pairings in games sometimes surprise me. Like <spoiler> in BLUE REFLECTION 2. Or Astrid and Makalov in Fire Emblem 10 which is less shocking but still unexpected. For a non-romantic example, Meta Knight and Dedede in KF2 work so well together.
Apr 16, 2022 8:49:20 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: BLUE REFLECTION: Second Light is a… shocking experience. I'm at the start of Chapter 9 (so 3 more to go), and considering the side quests and maxing out character Talent Points, I'm about 70% done.
Apr 18, 2022 12:11:29 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: I'll say this: I'm glad it's not a popular game. I don't need to worry about spoilers. Is it worth playing? Yes for story, no for other elements. An overall huge yes for me, because I really like the story so far.
Apr 18, 2022 12:15:00 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Almost anything I can say is spoiler, and I really think it's best to jump into it blind, not even reading the official website. I'll probably write a review on it, so stay tuned.
Apr 18, 2022 12:17:07 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: I was done with BLUE REFLECTION: Second Light… two days ago, actually. It's quite difficult to put my thoughts in words, but at the same time, it's similar to what others would say about the game.
Apr 23, 2022 9:07:18 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: My old computer died, on the same day I got my new one. The timing isn't exactly a coincidence, as it started showing symptoms a long time ago. I got very lucky that I did my backup and bought the new PC today. (Game review about 1/3 done, by the way)
Apr 24, 2022 15:10:51 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Now I'm not sure if I should post the review as is. I basically typed out the whole story, but that's exactly what I don't want potential players to read.
Apr 25, 2022 10:39:45 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Writing too little would make it difficult to appreciate why is the story good, but writing everything out would defeat the point. Umm…
Apr 25, 2022 10:40:25 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: And it's done! I decided to cut most of the story and only leave in a few examples. The cut part is even longer than the full review, but if anyone wants to know the story they should play the actual game or at least watch videos of it.
Apr 25, 2022 13:57:21 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: I like that we keep posting cameos, even though Fry has no intention of ever updating the site again. But I guess the forum is still an archive.
May 11, 2022 8:30:44 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: Looks like it's been a minute since TV Eye's been here, so I'll go post that in the thread as well. It looks like he made it to around the halfway mark, but now it's been 4 years.
May 14, 2022 0:46:16 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: I was thinking about it because the thumbnail for JRose11's Red/Blue Dugtrio-only run reminded me of Hidden Depths' Dugtrio.
May 14, 2022 0:52:06 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Finally starting to see some good equipment made out of my post-game item optimisation in Atelier Sophie 2. I don't plan to write a review now as I don't feel a burning need to unlike BLUE REFLECTION: Second Light; I'll wait until my next game's done.
May 19, 2022 14:09:54 GMT -5