They didn't save Lara!!!

#1 Posted by The_Ruiner (1033 posts) -

It sucks that Bucca's mom will never walk again and Ryan and Patrick saved over any chance of helping her.....it's pretty fucked up.....but not altogether unexpected... poor Lara....

#2 Posted by JokerSmilez (1293 posts) -

I've played and beaten Chrono Trigger about half a dozen dozen times over the past 15 years and have many friends who have done the same.

I don't know a single person who managed to save Lara the first time.

I think it's better that way. It's more of a touching story moment. As a player, you feel the same frustrating and sad helplessness that Lucca feels.

My favorite thing about Chrono Trigger is that there is a real reason to go back and play through it again and do things differently (like beat the game without reviving Crono).

#3 Posted by fini_fly (767 posts) -

@JokerSmilez: On the DS, it's fun to beat Lavos with just Chrono and Marle after you get back from 600 AD, plus all of the other endings.

The first time I played through for the SNES I saved Lara. Although it took a second to figure it out. It was close. It is a really good moment in the game though for all the emotional drama associated with it.

#4 Posted by falling_fast (2207 posts) -

it took me at least two tries to save her.

#5 Posted by Neurotic (632 posts) -

Nor did I. I felt like crap too. I didn't even know it was possible till I looked it up. Anyway, the scene with Bobo and Bucca after you fail is ridiculously heartwarming.

#6 Posted by Hailinel (24272 posts) -

It took me a few tries to do it. Even when you know what the code is, it's not obvious where you need to stand in order to input it.

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#7 Posted by wolf_blitzer85 (5253 posts) -
@JokerSmilez said:
(like beat the game without reviving Crono).
Oh man I never even thought of that.
 
But yeah, I screwed it up the first time too. It's actually pretty tricky.
#8 Posted by theodacourt (523 posts) -

...spoilers.

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