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@  Fire Blazer : (23 March 2017 - 05:40 AM) @Leafeon true
@  Fire Blazer : (23 March 2017 - 05:40 AM) ahahaha that sounds great, I'm guessing his defense is weak though XP
@  TheAngelofDe... : (21 March 2017 - 09:20 PM) Only reason i like heroes now is because i got a five star focused level Karel and he literally is just OP. he can do up to 50 damage and he is level 28
@  Blue Leafeon : (20 March 2017 - 10:21 PM) You never realize how much you rely on a computer for everything until it goes down.
@  Fire Blazer : (20 March 2017 - 03:20 AM) Heroes? yeaaah, and all the animations are kinda like reskins, so they're pretty boring lol. If they actually bothered to seriously animate it, it'd be a different story, but alas. :\
@  Mig64 : (19 March 2017 - 04:25 AM) I was interested in this game until I saw the chibi battle animations.
@  Fire Blazer : (19 March 2017 - 01:59 AM) I play like, a few minutes here and there, but I hardly do much since there's nothing that really interests me. And I don't even understand the skill inheritance... nor do I really care enough to figure it out right now >_>'
@  Idiot : (18 March 2017 - 10:11 PM) I can't get into the phone game scene, no matter how good the game is. I loved kingdom hearts chi but I still dropped it after about a week lol.
@  kirant : (18 March 2017 - 08:50 PM) Kind of. The skill inheritance thing kind of makes it much less fun...but I still play a little.
@  TheAngelofDe... : (18 March 2017 - 08:12 PM) Does Anyone play Fire Emblem Heroes?
@  Fire Blazer : (18 March 2017 - 05:50 PM) any bots for me to take care of
@  Blue Leafeon : (18 March 2017 - 12:28 AM) Massive embedded video, links, a freakishly huge white space, and text.
@  Blue Leafeon : (18 March 2017 - 12:28 AM) yeah
@  Idiot : (17 March 2017 - 10:10 PM) The post I saw was the Taboo thing again so I lost interest in it.
@  Blue Leafeon : (17 March 2017 - 08:01 PM) Okay, THAT bot was just annoying with its posts.
@  Blue Leafeon : (14 March 2017 - 10:37 AM) thanks kirant
@  Mig64 : (12 March 2017 - 10:23 PM) And name it Spambotland.
@  Blue Leafeon : (12 March 2017 - 10:03 PM) @moderators of this forum: You should make a topic graveyard where you put all the spambot posts for future kicks and giggles
@  Mig64 : (11 March 2017 - 01:30 AM) @Fahad Arabian-style Fire Emblem could be interesting, certainly a nice break from the usual European-esque routine, as long as it doesn't become a Middle Eastern version of Hoshido.
@  Mig64 : (11 March 2017 - 01:28 AM) Ephraim VS Chrom, Lucina VS Eirika. I'm noticing a pattern here.

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#21 kirant

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Posted 28 March 2015 - 01:12 AM

QUOTE (Fire Blazer @ Mar 22 2015, 09:19 PM)
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I think you and I mean very different things when we say "balanced". What I mean is that character A is no better at beating the game nor any more or less important than character B (lords withstanding). I basically ask that the game can't turn into "Protect me Raven/Hector/Guy/Oswin" mode...in essence, what you state about character choice being arbitrary and downplayed is actually more capable under what I hope for in a "balanced game".

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Posted 28 March 2015 - 02:34 AM

he was referring to thematic balance rather than balancing particular units, classes, etc. tbh you can't have a great game without flaws. a "perfect" game would get boring very quickly for me because it would also be predictable. FE needs things like missing at 80% hit chance to be FE. if Ross never killed himself with a devil axe whilst striking a wall FE8 just wouldn't be the same. i do feel you on the gameplay balance issues though kirant. awakening on lunatic mode was basically just Freddie's adventure 'til Chrom and Robin got strong enough to do work on their own.

On another note, pair-up was confirmed to be in the next game...i'm starting to think FE is going to keep heading towards being...not easier to play per se, but easier to get into. not that that's a bad thing. i'm always looking forward to having more people to talk FE with, but i have a feeling people who have only played awakening(and any titles after) are going to get a shock when/if they go back to previous titles.

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Posted 28 March 2015 - 04:03 AM

QUOTE (zac122 @ Mar 27 2015, 07:34 PM)
he was referring to thematic balance rather than balancing particular units, classes, etc.

Fair enough. I would probably argue that thematic balance is a lower concern these days though since most games will offer some variety or another of control over thematic balance. There are some games which don't but most of those fall under the rogue-like genre (ex - FTL or Darkest Dungeon) or are intentionally cruel coughDarkSoulscough.

Certainly a topic of discussion is how thematic balance influences the high/low fantasy scale. FE is typically leaning more to a high fantasy game these days (as oppose to heroic fantasy before0 so I certainly suspect game difficulty isn't going to be massive. I think the next game will be high fantasy given the limited info we got and how they've been shifting to that since Radiant Dawn.

QUOTE (zac122 @ Mar 27 2015, 07:34 PM)
On another note, pair-up was confirmed to be in the next game...i'm starting to think FE is going to keep heading towards being...not easier to play per se, but easier to get into. not that that's a bad thing. i'm always looking forward to having more people to talk FE with, but i have a feeling people who have only played awakening(and any titles after) are going to get a shock when/if they go back to previous titles.

I think that's always a part of long running franchises. People who play Persona 4 first always seem shocked when they can't control their AI in Persona 3 and need to wrestle their allies into not losing battles for them.

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