So...who's played this game?

#1 Posted by lucas_kelly (769 posts) -

Who else has played this amazing game?

#2 Posted by KAP151 (9 posts) -

Me!

I've got a pretty mint condition copy that I've had since release. We (Australia) got a completely different box-art (the manual and cart label as well) to Europe, a girly pink colour.

I'll prolly update the page when I get some time.


#3 Posted by lucas_kelly (769 posts) -
KAP151 said:
"Me!

I've got a pretty mint condition copy that I've had since release. We (Australia) got a completely different box-art (the manual and cart label as well) to Europe, a girly pink colour.

I'll prolly update the page when I get some time.


"
Yeah I got it in Australia as well, sadly it was sold on ebay (not by me) a while ago.
#4 Posted by Stefan (519 posts) -

I got mine in Germany, my Grandma bought it for me when I was in elementary school I think. Like some other RPGs on the SNES (Secret of Mana, Lufia, Secret of Evermore) it came in a bigger box, bundled with a game guide.
Playing this game was so much fun, the story telling was awesome and there was so much to discover. I also liked the atmosphere. For example when I came into the town where the Beruga people lived I felt a little uneasy. Or that time when you die and get reborn... that game was and still is deluxe!

#5 Posted by SilentHunter7 (13 posts) -

Unfortunately I live in the U.S., and Enix decided they didn't like us, so it was never released over here, which ticked me off, because I played Illusion of Gaia to no end. I did recently play the English PAL version, though, and I thought it was awesome. The end was a bit of a downer though.

#6 Posted by Demilich (2599 posts) -

I played it a little. Seemed like a good game. Might try it again some time.

#7 Posted by The_Ish (481 posts) -

Played it with my cousin in Britain.

It was pretty fun but it was weird.

#8 Posted by MikauBodom (2 posts) -

I have the original Europre cart (I bought it the week it was released), and this is possibly my fav game of all time, everything about this game is just awesome and epic.

#9 Posted by zitosilva (1840 posts) -

I did, not a long while ago. It's a pretty fun game, specially at the beginning, when you're bringing life back to the planet.

#10 Posted by Linkyshinks (9880 posts) -
lucas_kelly said:
"Who else has played this amazing game? "

I Sir. have played this awesome game. I loved it, almost everything about it, for me it was on par with LttP.

I never realized this was never released in the US. I find that quite shocking.


#11 Posted by DeF (4887 posts) -

it's a shame this game gets overlooked so often among the final fantasy sixes, chrono triggers, earthbounds and secret of manas of this world.
 
I've told this story in many forums, but I love to tell it again: this game is the reason I bought another SNES after I sold it initially (how stupid can one be?^^) to get money for an N64. It basically was my first step into retro gaming. the thought of playing a game on a console from the previous generation seemed ludicrous but I honestly could not live (my gamer life) without playing this game again (this happened in 98 when PCs weren't that common [especially in germany] and I didn't even know what emulation was).
 
From the story, atmosphere, the music, the gameplay - this game was fantastic, my definitive SNES experience. While americans celebrated Chrono Trigger, we europeans and aussies celebrated Terranigma, it seems. Anybody who played it and owned it when it came out seems to only have the highest praise for this gem. it's not an accident that my avatar is the Terranigma boxart :D

#12 Posted by MonetaryDread (2030 posts) -

I have. The map screen is fugly as hell, and I preferred the story in Illusion of Gaia but the mechanics and puzzle solving in Terranigma makes it the best Action RPG on the SNES.

#13 Posted by animateria (3253 posts) -

Me.
 
It's a great game that sadly didn't seem to have gained popularity.

#14 Posted by ryanwho (12082 posts) -

PLayed all the Soulblazer games. I'll never understood how they get overlooked while some broken ass shit like Secret of Mana gets put on a pedestal.

#15 Posted by StarFoxA (5157 posts) -

I finished it, didn't really enjoy it. I hear Soul Blazer and Illusion of Gaia are better.

#16 Posted by DeF (4887 posts) -
@StarFoxA said:
" I finished it, didn't really enjoy it. I hear Soul Blazer and Illusion of Gaia are better. "
you hear that where? never heard anyone claim SB and IoG are better oO
#17 Edited by atomic_dumpling (2473 posts) -

I played it, but I never finished it and therefore missed out on all the crazy revelations towards the end. I was intrigued reading about the ending recently. As for the game: With less focus on grinding and a more useful magic system it could have been a classic.

#18 Posted by StarFoxA (5157 posts) -
@DeF said:
" @StarFoxA said:
" I finished it, didn't really enjoy it. I hear Soul Blazer and Illusion of Gaia are better. "
you hear that where? never heard anyone claim SB and IoG are better oO "
I can't remember exactly, but I just looked at GameRankings and Terranigma is the lowest of the three.
#19 Posted by DeF (4887 posts) -
@StarFoxA said:
" @DeF said:
" @StarFoxA said:
" I finished it, didn't really enjoy it. I hear Soul Blazer and Illusion of Gaia are better. "
you hear that where? never heard anyone claim SB and IoG are better oO "
I can't remember exactly, but I just looked at GameRankings and Terranigma is the lowest of the three. "
I guess that's simply because the other two were released worldwide and therefore should have a larger fanbase
#20 Posted by Contro (2040 posts) -

Genius game, playing it again.
#21 Posted by mylifeforAiur (3483 posts) -
#22 Posted by obcdexter (598 posts) -

I always preferred Illusion of Time (as it was called over here), but Terranigma was great as well.

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