Sign here if the Endurance Run made you purchase Persona 4!

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#1 Posted by Benjamimmy (566 posts) -

If it wasn't for the endurance run I wouldn't have a clue about the game or even the others, and after enjoying the endurance run I went and bought the game by the 20th episode. So if it was the Endurance Run that made you purchase Persona 4, or any Persona game, sign here!!

#2 Edited by Clubvodka (417 posts) -

Bada Bing. 
Persona 3 FES and Persona 4 and when I'm done with 4 I'm gonna buy a stupidly overpriced P3 artbook and the Digi Devil Saga games because I fucking love Shin Ten and I'm fucking crazy
#3 Posted by CptFishstick (51 posts) -

Signed! Didn't give a crap about endurance run . . . But after watching the first episode on a boring saturday. . . I was hooked! 

#4 Posted by MaSteRMaSteR (86 posts) -

Signed, Giant Bomb is good advertising for Atlus

#5 Posted by PeasForFees (2411 posts) -


#6 Posted by CptFishstick (51 posts) -
@PeasForFees: really.
#7 Posted by Lashe (1268 posts) -

Signed. Never heard of Persona, nor Shin Megami Tensei. To be fair, Scotland/UK don't get many NTSC/J releases. Plus, I had moved on a whole console generation. I was looking in the wrong direction entirely!

#8 Posted by Chewii101 (822 posts) -

Played Persona 3 FES. Didnt bother playing P4, I can just watch it here :)

#9 Edited by FluxWaveZ (19418 posts) -
#10 Posted by Benjamimmy (566 posts) -


yeah sorry bout that, just thought I would make another just to show how many others there are, incase know one had seen it.

#11 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19418 posts) -
@KillaWolf13: You can always bump the old one if you feel the need to do that.
#12 Posted by Inf225 (503 posts) -

Half sign... the endurance run made me return to the game after quitting due to a Kanji boss frustration... lol

#13 Posted by Eirikr (1010 posts) -

Did anyone do that poll yet that asked if people had played or beaten P4 before the ER began? FluxWaveZ, I nominate you.

#14 Posted by Pkshields (811 posts) -

Since mine broke, I'm hoping to get someones PS2 very soon., and as soon as I do Persona 3 and 4 are goign straight on my Amazon basket. £9.77 for P£ FES at them moment, Bargain!

#15 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19418 posts) -
@Eirikr: Nah, this poll is close enough to that.  It's not about before the ER, but it would be a little redundant.  Anyways, I'm sure that people who did not beat Persona 4 before the Endurance Run would be in the vast majority.
#16 Posted by Eirikr (1010 posts) -
@FluxWaveZ: Ah, good point. 
Personally, I think watching the ER long after beating it gave me a new appreciation for P4. I don't think I'll ever be able to separate it from the game.
#17 Posted by PeasForFees (2411 posts) -
@CptFishstick: Really? as in DO we need another one of these threads
#18 Posted by TimeWaffle (946 posts) -


#19 Posted by mrfluke (5430 posts) -


#20 Posted by SmasheControllers (2570 posts) -

Not Signed, I loved SMT and Persona before ER.

#21 Posted by battousai01 (34 posts) -

yup and Persona 3

#22 Posted by Alphazero (1549 posts) -

It should arrive tomorrow.
80+ hours of entertainment so far... and they fuse sometimes too. 

#23 Posted by Freaksaus (34 posts) -

I only recently found out about the endurance run and this game, after just a few episodes I ordered the game. Now I'm waiting wait the rest of the run till I finish the game myself.

#24 Posted by Sam_lfcfan (140 posts) -

Signed. The Endurance Run made me buy Persona 3 as well.
#25 Posted by CptFishstick (51 posts) -
@PeasForFees said:
"as in DO we need another one of these threads "
yes, we do. Definitely.
#26 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19418 posts) -
@CptFishstick said:
" @PeasForFees said:
"as in DO we need another one of these threads "
yes, we do. Definitely. "

No, we don't.  Making the same threads over and over again is annoying and not necessary especially when there's already the same thread on the same freakin' page!
#27 Posted by Gav47 (1542 posts) -

Bought it last Thursday, forgot I don't have a PS2 anymore so I'll have to borrow my brothers
#28 Posted by PenguinDust (12706 posts) -

Signed in a sense...I've only seen a couple of ER episodes but I liked the game in the videos enough to pick up P3 FES then P4 and finally SMT DDS, DDS2 and Nocturne.  For me, the ER served more as a Quick Look than what it was meant to be.

#29 Posted by Poki3 (530 posts) -

Since someone dug up the topic I'll sign it too.
I went to the shop to buy a game for my DSi (so that I actually have A game for that thing) and I saw P4 and bought that instead. 2 months later and the DSi is still lonely.

#30 Posted by Griddler (3346 posts) -

Made me consider it though

#31 Posted by natetodamax (19231 posts) -

I would buy it if I didn't go to Wikipedia and read the whole story. No point in getting it now.

#32 Posted by MeatSim (10987 posts) -

Yes it did, I think this seems to be the case for a lot of people here. I mean I don't see this becoming the most game forum on the site without the existence of the Endurance Run.

#33 Posted by Pappasman (119 posts) -

it made me get P3...

#34 Posted by wealllikepie (757 posts) -

i dont own it yet, but I SWEAR I WILL AS SOON AS I GO 2 MY COUNTRY HOUSE (its where my ps2's at)

#35 Posted by Ben_H (3506 posts) -

It convinced me to purchase a PS2, P3 and P4.

#36 Posted by m1k3 (1343 posts) -

before the ER i've been contemplating whether i should get it or not. after watching the first few eps. i ended up getting it.

#37 Posted by Cadmus (290 posts) -

Not yet, but that's because it made me purchase P3 again!  Played P3 2 years ago, but burned out and never touched it again and sold it for another game.  Long story short the ER inspired me to spend 30 bucks (over-priced but I didn't want to mail-order) on P3 FES.  I hope Atlas realizes how much promotion the Persona series is getting from these ERs. 
#38 Posted by Cygnus_X89 (133 posts) -

Yes, I've decided to purchase Persona 4 a little after they beat Yukiko's Castle. Since then I've beat it, lapped them, and now I'm about 10 hours into Persona 3: FES. After I beat Persona 3: FES I'm going to have to take a pretty long break until I even consider playing one of them again because I'm sure by that time I'll be severely burnt from the series.. Or I'll just wait for the inevitable Persona 5.

#39 Posted by Iggins (53 posts) -

No, but i'd buy persona 5 for ps3 if it came out. Theres no way i'd do that if i hadn't seen the endurance run.

#40 Posted by AdventOblivion (98 posts) -
@Inf225: Same.
Not during that boss but something about that dungeon made me stop playing.
Just beat it yesterday and glad i came back.
#41 Posted by Dethfish (3712 posts) -

Yes. I bought another PS2 (because I had sold my old one just 2 months before the ER started) and P4 all because of the Endurance Run.

#42 Posted by Dudacles (1471 posts) -


#43 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18954 posts) -

this shoulda been a poll

#44 Posted by Benjamimmy (566 posts) -

Well I never actually saw it, so...maybe i have different settings as mine is set to newest to latest?

#45 Posted by wosifat (188 posts) -

Played the original Persona on the original PlayStation, but never finished it.  Saw them playing Persona 3 on On The Spot, and was put off by the whole shooting yourself in the head to summon Personae thing, but the Endurance Run sealed the deal on 4. 

#46 Posted by Urmean (599 posts) -

Too bad I already owned it and wasn't able to follow along with the Endurance Run.

#47 Posted by Ninjaduck88 (63 posts) -

It made me buy it, also made me buy a PS2 so i could play it.

#48 Posted by MoTheHawk (86 posts) -

Signed, and still playing, 140 hours later.

#49 Posted by Pappasman (119 posts) -

i am running P3 on my Laptop right now.  it works great.

#50 Posted by eroticfishcake (7793 posts) -

I actually bought my copy of P4 a few months ago before the ER, then I bought P3 after I finished P4. But the ER was one of the main reasons why I visit GB in the first place since I wanted to see how Jeff and Vinny did. Either way though, I would have bought P4.

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