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Posted by yami4ct

@Dredlockz said:

DERP for patrick being in his high horse about not turning permanent death off, but then shutting his 3DS off every time someone dies and restarting the chapter.

I play the same way, but it does add something casual does not. It adds tension. Even though I know I won't lose characters in the end, each move could still destroy my chapter progress. Casual mode would just be me sending units into a fray and not giving a crap because as long as I make it through a mission, everyone's fine.

Posted by Olu
DERP for patrick being in his high horse about not turning permanent death off, but then shutting his 3DS off every time someone dies and restarting the chapter.

Difficuty of this games is tuned with permadeath in mind. In casual mode you can just rush your way to the victory, it doesn't matter, all of your units will be alive anyway. . Permadeath adds a completely new layer of strategy to the game, and there is nothing wrong with redoing a mission for a better results.

Posted by AngelN7

Wait Marth is a girl?

Posted by Flappy

I refuse to watch this until I get my copy! Damn you, Shipping Delays!

Posted by Bistromath

@Flappy said:

I refuse to watch this until I get my copy! Damn you, Shipping Delays!

Yea, it's getting kind of annoying. RELEASE MY COPY AMAZON.

Posted by beard_of_zeus

@Chaser324 said:

I can't wait to get my hands on this game! Unfortunately, Amazon still isn't shipping, and I don't think any stores around me have any copies. I would just download it from the e-shop, but I've been burned by Nintendo's lack of proper account transfers in the past and lost stuff like that.

If you have any Targets around you, that's where I would look for a physical copy. I got mine on Monday, because a limited amount of Targets got 3-4 copies then. The employee I talked to said most to all Targets would have it in on Wednesday, and it also states that in their weekly ad. If you go online, they have a stock checker, that's how I knew where to go on Monday.

Posted by pkmango7

Wow, that was kind of painful to watch! At least they are playing somewhat conservatively instead of rushing entire maps with Frederick (you could probably get away with it on Normal though). I found pairing Frederick with Donnel helped the process of babying him due to the Strength and movement bonus.

I wish they got far enough to be able to explain the children and inheritance systems, but I suppose that's a whole other can of worms along with some spoilers. It's genius how they took one of the fan's favorite things about these games (the shipping) and raised it to a new level. Planning your supports and promotions is definitely the real meat of this game.

Also, I love how Donnel keeps his headgear throughout his class changes.

Posted by IzzyGraze

I really wish I could get this for the PC.

Posted by Ravelle

@Cipher_Nine said:

uugghh cant wait for the EU release :( why make me wait when an english digital version exists already?!?!

This. :(

Posted by Iodine

Love Fire Emblem

Love Dave

Love Eneny's

Posted by Ravelle

Not sure what to think of the 3D rendered battle scenes, the sprites had its charm and would look great in high resolution.

Posted by Chaser324

@beard_of_zeus: I checked my local Targets and Best Buy this morning, and there's one Target that would be a bit of a drive for me that says it has limited stock. I'll probably just wait for Amazon, which means I probably won't have the game until mid to late next week assuming Amazon starts shipping tomorrow.

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Posted by DevourerOfTime

Nice early game spoiler not only 5 minutes into the video, but in the preview image as well.

I mean, I know you guys hate people who complain about spoilers in an hour long chunk of the game, but seriously? In the preview image on the front page?

Posted by Huey2k2

I think this will finally give me a reason to use my 3DS again

Edited by Mezmero

Did they just turn Marth into Naoto from P4 for this game? Mask = Hat? I played the hell out of the Wii Fire Emblem game but my first was the one on GBA. If I had a 3DS I would want this.

Posted by Rirse

Dave pushing through with permadeaths...truly he is Hardcore Dave!

Posted by SlashDance

@Meepasaurus said:

Please correct me if I'm wrong, but is the thumbnail for this quicklook spoiling the fact that Marth is a girl?

It wasn't until you pointed it out so I guess thanks for that.

Posted by bkbroiler

fuuuu I might have to get a 3DS.

Posted by doe3879

I really am becoming a graphic wore after getting a new pc. Love the art style and all but the technical limitation of the hardware is just a shame for the texture. Wish they would stick with 2d sprite, maybe something like the Super Robot War series.

I just wish everything is on the PC with pc quality graphic settings.

Posted by Tikicobra

Marth is a girl now?

Posted by yoshimitz707

@Tikicobra: It's explained in the story later on.

Posted by SharkMan

EnenyKite..... LOL i've done that before in games, when i do it i start over.

Posted by bombedyermom
Edited by RichieJohn

Devil Survivor: OC, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate. Luigis Mansion and Castlevania:LoS:MoF all out in the UK before this but I want them all. That's just the 3DS.

The first 4 are all in march so I might have to hold off trying to buy a new phone.

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This game really shows how Nintendo fucked up by making the 2 screens on the 3DS different sizes. The gameplay makes sense for the touchscreen but they wont use the smaller screen as the main.

The next DS should drop 3D and have 2 equal sized touch screens.

Posted by patrickklepek
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Posted by kpaadet

Watching this QL, really makes me wish Square Enix would make another Tactics Ogre game.

Posted by drumpsycho89

I NEED THIS GAME SOO MUCH!!!!!!! HURRY UP UK!!!

Posted by Rejizzle

First thing I do in Fire Emblem is put the Fredrick character on the sidelines. If I don't then I just rely too much on them and that fails me later on.

Posted by StarvingGamer

@algertman said:

Possibly the ... game of the year. Absolutely amazing game.

Fix't

Posted by golguin

@Olu said:

DERP for patrick being in his high horse about not turning permanent death off, but then shutting his 3DS off every time someone dies and restarting the chapter.

Difficuty of this games is tuned with permadeath in mind. In casual mode you can just rush your way to the victory, it doesn't matter, all of your units will be alive anyway. . Permadeath adds a completely new layer of strategy to the game, and there is nothing wrong with redoing a mission for a better results.

Most people redo missions in these types of games for better results. There are always optional things that are not part of the main mission or don't cause a mission failure if they're not achieved, but you want to get everything out of a map. If you played tactics games (I'm guessing you don't based on your comment) then you'd know how naive your comment is.

Posted by ArbitraryWater

Guys, I need a 3DS

Posted by Tikicobra

@yoshimitz707 said:

@Tikicobra: It's explained in the story later on.

I would be less concerned if this game weren't from Japan. Frankly, I'm prepared for the worst.

Posted by MeatSim

Enemykite is gone! long live Enenykite!

Never gonna get a 3DS most likely, but I think I have a better understanding of Fire Emblem now.

Posted by Rmack

@Olu said:

DERP for patrick being in his high horse about not turning permanent death off, but then shutting his 3DS off every time someone dies and restarting the chapter.

Difficuty of this games is tuned with permadeath in mind. In casual mode you can just rush your way to the victory, it doesn't matter, all of your units will be alive anyway. . Permadeath adds a completely new layer of strategy to the game, and there is nothing wrong with redoing a mission for a better results.

I'm glad to hear that. I thought last night that maybe I should just start over on casual, but hearing that it's way easier is a turn off.

Edited by paulunga

@AngelN7 said:

Wait Marth is a girl?

That's what I was wondering. Marth used to be a guy in the earlier Fire Emblems. But she's also wearing a mask, so maybe she's just pretending to be Marth. At least that's what my anime senses are telling me. XD

Posted by TehJedicake

Need to buy a 3DS, couldn't care less about the 3DS, just wanna play this game.

Posted by AngelN7

@paulunga said:

@AngelN7 said:

Wait Marth is a girl?

That's what I was wondering. Marth used to be a guy in the earlier Fire Emblems. But she's also wearing a mask, so maybe she's just pretending to be Marth. At least that's what my anime senses are telling me. XD

Maybe that other guy said "Wait you're not Marth! who are you!?" but I didn't listen Dave and Patrick were talking ... maybe Marth was never a guy who knows?

Posted by leinad44

Watching this convinced me to finally go get a 3DS. I'm not only buying it for this game, but it tipped the balance. If this pulls a Persona 4 Arena I'm gonna be pissed!

Posted by ErinIsADrunk

Best part of this Quick Look is Dave finding out that he misspelled is own username. So good. I think we've all done this once are twice.

Posted by floofmania

CLUTCH

Posted by BoFooQ

wow this game is not for me. Hearing people talk about fire emblem doesn't sound so bad but watching this QL this is clearly not for me. I like turn based fighting games like this but that seems like a very slow moving games. Oh well I don't have several hours to sink in to anyways. I hope those of you who play it love it.

Posted by MasturbatingestBear

@Rmack said:

@Olu said:

DERP for patrick being in his high horse about not turning permanent death off, but then shutting his 3DS off every time someone dies and restarting the chapter.

Difficuty of this games is tuned with permadeath in mind. In casual mode you can just rush your way to the victory, it doesn't matter, all of your units will be alive anyway. . Permadeath adds a completely new layer of strategy to the game, and there is nothing wrong with redoing a mission for a better results.

I'm glad to hear that. I thought last night that maybe I should just start over on casual, but hearing that it's way easier is a turn off.

Yeah, like what? The game was made to be played with perma death on, and most people do restart after missions. How is he on a high horse? The only reason the fans view Fire Emblem as difficult is that the permadeath does add to the difficulty, because losing one character usually means to just reset and redo the entire mission.

Edited by Olu

@golguin: I don't really get what you are saying, english is not my primary language, so maybe i'm missing something? I've never implied that. I've played a lot of tactic games, i'd even say tactics rpg is my favorite genre, so i don't get why you call my comment "naive"

Posted by mithical

Wait... did Panne just turn into a werebunny!? I really hope she's a decent character because I wanna be using that shit throughout the game.

Posted by Pudge

@Rmack said:

@Olu said:

DERP for patrick being in his high horse about not turning permanent death off, but then shutting his 3DS off every time someone dies and restarting the chapter.

Difficuty of this games is tuned with permadeath in mind. In casual mode you can just rush your way to the victory, it doesn't matter, all of your units will be alive anyway. . Permadeath adds a completely new layer of strategy to the game, and there is nothing wrong with redoing a mission for a better results.

I'm glad to hear that. I thought last night that maybe I should just start over on casual, but hearing that it's way easier is a turn off.

As someone who is playing through on Casual (20 hours in), the game is still not a cakewalk. You still get a game over if Chrom or your Avatar die, and if you're going for extra objectives like chests and character recruits, you'll still play through multiple times in order to get everyone into the perfect position. I guess it depends on what you're looking to get out of the game, but for me getting recruiting everyone possible and getting a cache of killer weapons is key, so Casual/Hard is a sweet spot.

Posted by Pudge

@mithical said:

Wait... did Panne just turn into a werebunny!? I really hope she's a decent character because I wanna be using that shit throughout the game.

Very good character, she's basically the beast version of Lon'Qu (The sword dude who crits all the time.)

Posted by Undeadpool

Are the Fire Emblem games sequential or is it more like Dynasty Warriors where it's the same story with slight variations?

Posted by Janko256

I wonder if Dave realizes you can speed up the battle sequences with A and outright skip them with the start button.

Posted by lightsoda

Enenykite, haha. Ahhh, I should dig out Path of Radiance again...

Posted by LiquidPrince

@Undeadpool said:

Are the Fire Emblem games sequential or is it more like Dynasty Warriors where it's the same story with slight variations?

I think they're more like Final Fantasy games where they are self contained but have little things that are reminiscent of other games.