" @AgentJ: Well, the gameplay in Suikoden IV, for one thing. As interesting as the characters were, the gameplay was just terrible. Imagine navigating the world on a slow-moving ship, kind of like Wind Waker, except getting hit with the random encounter rate of Skies of Arcadia. Not even finding Viki and gaining the ability to teleport around the world could fix everything that was broken in that game.But the other games? Heck yeah. Go for'em. "
It's funny how much negative comment's i find about 4 and the only major problem i had with it was only be able to choose 4 rather than the standard 6, the ship travel did get a little tedious but when i found the speed button that made it much better, 3 is actually the hardest for me to get into, i havn't played it much but i plan to go back and start it again (coz i just love the way the story unfolded in the manga)
"What? It really is only one blip that shows you the general area all of the pieces are in. "
It's as Freaksaus says, if you pick up the pieces it points to in order it leads you to them.. But if you pick up a different piece first it stays in the same spot.. i did the assault rifle, and the sniper quests with two different characters (one SP one CO-OP) and it did both