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#1 Posted by supermike6 (3668 posts) -

@frostyryan: :) i'm about 15 hours in, so I'll give it a shot. I feel like I haven't really had to engage with a lot of the systems so far because I've been able to take most things down by just beating on them. I'll turn the thing up and see how it goes; there'll be an adjustment period but I'd like to feel like I'm using more strategy. And there's something kinda great about dying a bunch; that final boss of Persona 3 took me four 3-hour attempts (mostly because my party members liked to heal the boss.....), but god damn was I pumped when I finished that game.

#2 Posted by supermike6 (3668 posts) -

@ttthrasher said:

@supermike6: FWIW, the beginning of SMT4 is brutal compared to the rest of the game. If you can make it through that, the rest shouldn't be a problem.

Hmm, I might turn the difficulty back up then. The last few hours have been awfully easy.

#3 Posted by supermike6 (3668 posts) -

@supermike6 said:

I have not played this game yet and this thread is freaking me out haha. I went from playing Persona 3/4 to SMT IV and found it difficult to adjust since pretty much all the names/concepts are the same, but the battle system works slightly different. And then going from that to this: Ah! I'm gonna be very bad at this game for the first few hours, I think. Still excited, though.

It's not so hard to adjust. Other than what's said in this thread, the only thing do get used to is drawing maps. And that's super easy and fun.

By the way, I also went from P3/4 to SMT IV. Wow what a difficult time that was at the beginning. (got easier and easier over time though, like Demon's Souls.)

I am not ashamed (I am a little ashamed) to say that I died about 5 times in the first few hours and then turned the difficulty down to easy. I've enjoyed it a lot more since then! It's weird because I usually love difficult games (Dark Souls, Meat Boy, etc.), but with JRPGs I tend to just get sick of dying.

#4 Posted by supermike6 (3668 posts) -

I have not played this game yet and this thread is freaking me out haha. I went from playing Persona 3/4 to SMT IV and found it difficult to adjust since pretty much all the names/concepts are the same, but the battle system works slightly different. And then going from that to this: Ah! I'm gonna be very bad at this game for the first few hours, I think. Still excited, though.

#5 Posted by supermike6 (3668 posts) -

I did not even realize we were supposed to receive notifications when people we follow make blog posts/reviews/lists. I thought it was only for replies and wall-posts (do walls still exist?).

#6 Posted by supermike6 (3668 posts) -

I stopped playing for a while. I never stopped paying attention to Giant Bomb during that time. I started playing games again with the new perspective that I didn't need to play everything, and even if a lot of titles hold no interest to me, the ones I like always have a huge impact on me. So now I play a few games but I really enjoy the ones that I do sink time into.

#7 Posted by supermike6 (3668 posts) -

Forza Horizon 2 might be more your style if you just wanna drive around. It does not involve cruisin' the USA though.

#8 Posted by supermike6 (3668 posts) -

My wife and I have decided to name our next kid Ryan. She knows how much your passing affected me and also found you incredibly personable and hilarious when she would watch videos with me. I'm still working on Taswell as the middle name but Ryan will be the name of our next kid. If he grows up to be half as charming, funny, personable, down to earth and just plain awesome, then I did my job.

That's awesome.

#9 Posted by supermike6 (3668 posts) -

The Wii U is Frog Fractions 2.

#10 Posted by supermike6 (3668 posts) -

Ah, following the John Romero school of video game advertising, I see. I hope that works out for them.