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@  acceptance : (12 July 2018 - 05:57 PM) As far as we know, anyway.
@  Fire Blazer : (09 July 2018 - 08:29 PM) ooo, Felover's alive, lol
@  xcrash1998 : (09 July 2018 - 11:33 AM) He will be remembered, our brother in arms.
@  acceptance : (07 July 2018 - 03:35 PM) BUM- BUM- BUUUUUM
@  acceptance : (07 July 2018 - 03:34 PM) And in the end; xcrash1998 never did find out what was up with Felover3. In fact, no one ever heard from either of them again.
@  xcrash1998 : (03 July 2018 - 12:41 PM) Hey man, whats up
@  Felover3 : (03 July 2018 - 01:56 AM) Been a while
@  acceptance : (02 July 2018 - 11:12 PM) In retrospect it's pretty obvious, what with the Johnny Bosch and sword revving, but according to my doctor when I was 12 i have ADD.
@  acceptance : (02 July 2018 - 10:39 PM) Holy shit it just clicked in my head that the guy in the DMC5 trailer is Nero. Neato!
@  kirant : (27 June 2018 - 12:19 PM) Granted, that makes it sound like I have no interest in Fates (and I really don't, outside of a couple characters)...so I guess my hopes are above "fairly negligible" right now.
@  kirant : (27 June 2018 - 12:19 PM) I think I've got higher hopes going in than for Fates. Fates, as soon as the trailer hit, made it pretty clear it was going to eschew an interesting "both sides have points" story for a fairly clear cut "good guys" story and "villain" narrative.
@  Mig64 : (15 June 2018 - 02:36 AM) I'm not really sure how I feel about it, it felt a bit too different, could either work very well or not work at all, no middle ground.
@  Fire Blazer : (12 June 2018 - 10:18 PM) not having super high hopes for it
@  Fire Blazer : (12 June 2018 - 10:18 PM) the names and art are interesting
@  Fire Blazer : (12 June 2018 - 10:18 PM) new FE looks ok
@  Rujio : (12 June 2018 - 09:07 PM) A post on SF refers to "brigade based tiles" and "squad based controls"
@  Mig64 : (12 June 2018 - 07:59 PM) Those generic units following the character give me hope that we can have actual large scale battles instead of turning everything into a glorified skirmish.
@  Mig64 : (12 June 2018 - 07:56 PM) Seems like a very fitting name for the character, then.
@  Rujio : (12 June 2018 - 07:27 PM) oh hey doing more research on that - the "gard" part is in fact cognate with "guard," so Edelgard approximately means Nobility Protector.
@  Rujio : (12 June 2018 - 07:26 PM) (Also, Edelgard is an interesting name - -gard is a common ending for old Germanic feminine given names [think Hildegard] and Edel is German for noble)

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#1 Retyl

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Posted 13 May 2017 - 10:06 AM

Hello!

 

I've known about this forum for a very long time but I never frequented it and I never made an account until now.

 

My story with Fire Emblem started in 2010 when I gave Shadow Dragon a try. I thought it was ok but it didn't keep my interest for long.

 

It wasn't until early 2014 when I gave Blazing Sword a try that I really got into the series but I have yet to actually finish Blazing Sword since I started playing a bunch of games around that time and eventually got a huge backlog as a result. I have however finished Sacred Stones, Path of Radiance, Radiant Dawn and Awakening. Radiant Dawn is my favorite installment. I also have a copy of Conquest that I bought on a whim two months ago but I haven't really been playing it lately.

 

I don't think I'll be that active on this forum but I will probably check it out sometimes.

 

I actually forgot that this site existed until a certain someone told me about it last year. You know who you are.



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Posted 13 May 2017 - 08:21 PM

Oooh, another new person! New people seem to be popping up quite a lot recently. Ni hao!


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#3 Fire Blazer

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Posted 13 May 2017 - 10:09 PM

Hello!

 

I've known about this forum for a very long time but I never frequented it and I never made an account until now.

 

My story with Fire Emblem started in 2010 when I gave Shadow Dragon a try. I thought it was ok but it didn't keep my interest for long.

 

It wasn't until early 2014 when I gave Blazing Sword a try that I really got into the series but I have yet to actually finish Blazing Sword since I started playing a bunch of games around that time and eventually got a huge backlog as a result. I have however finished Sacred Stones, Path of Radiance, Radiant Dawn and Awakening. Radiant Dawn is my favorite installment. I also have a copy of Conquest that I bought on a whim two months ago but I haven't really been playing it lately.

 

I don't think I'll be that active on this forum but I will probably check it out sometimes.

 

I actually forgot that this site existed until a certain someone told me about it last year. You know who you are.

 

lol hi

 

the story about Blazing Sword is so silly, go finish the game already you silly person

 

it was also pretty random of you to just join this site all of a sudden

 

Oooh, another new person! New people seem to be popping up quite a lot recently. Ni hao!

 

he's just a silly friend of mine that I'm not even sure how I met anymore... maybe through Smash...? idk... lol


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Posted 14 May 2017 - 03:49 AM

All I've got to say is "Phi!".  The Zero Escape fanboy in me demands that I keep gushing how happy I am that someone else loves that game. 


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Posted 14 May 2017 - 06:17 AM

Oooh, another new person! New people seem to be popping up quite a lot recently. Ni hao!

 

Hello!

 

 

lol hi

 

the story about Blazing Sword is so silly, go finish the game already you silly person

 

it was also pretty random of you to just join this site all of a sudden

 

 

he's just a silly friend of mine that I'm not even sure how I met anymore... maybe through Smash...? idk... lol

 

I'm currently playing Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 (PS2 Version) both of which I went back to recently after having them on hold for forever. I might play Blazing Sword again after I'm done with those two but that will take ages.

 

Yeah, it was pretty random. This site came to mind yesterday, so I made an account because why not.

 

A Serenes Forest member by the name of Euklyd made a group Smash chat on Skype in 2014. That's where I met you. We really only talked once or twice and played a few matches at first and didn't start talking to each other much until late 2015/early 2016, if I recall correctly.

 

All I've got to say is "Phi!".  The Zero Escape fanboy in me demands that I keep gushing how happy I am that someone else loves that game. 

 

Yeah, I like Zero Escape. Zero Time Dilemma was...ok at best, but 999 and Virtue's Last Reward are prettty good! I played all three of them last year.



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Posted 14 May 2017 - 06:53 PM

Yeah, I like Zero Escape. Zero Time Dilemma was...ok at best, but 999 and Virtue's Last Reward are prettty good! I played all three of them last year.

Zero Time Dilemma was exhausting at times for sure.  I'm just glad it exists at all given that I've been on this ride since the start and there was a 4 year gap where we were told that there was no funding for a sequel to Virtue's Last Reward.

 

I'll take all the good that came out of the game and throw away the fact that the game kind of ended poorly...it's the sequel I gave up hope on ever seeing.  Whether or not it was good at points or has any replay value is pretty irrelevant for me as I finally got to see it through.


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Posted 14 May 2017 - 07:03 PM

lol Yo, just coming to check once in a while helps a lot. 


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Posted 14 May 2017 - 07:53 PM

 

Hello!

 

 

I'm currently playing Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 (PS2 Version) both of which I went back to recently after having them on hold for forever. I might play Blazing Sword again after I'm done with those two but that will take ages.

 

Yeah, it was pretty random. This site came to mind yesterday, so I made an account because why not.

 

A Serenes Forest member by the name of Euklyd made a group Smash chat on Skype in 2014. That's where I met you. We really only talked once or twice and played a few matches at first and didn't start talking to each other much until late 2015/early 2016, if I recall correctly.

 

 

Yeah, I like Zero Escape. Zero Time Dilemma was...ok at best, but 999 and Virtue's Last Reward are prettty good! I played all three of them last year.

 

ahhh your memory is scary, I thought it might have been that but I really didn't want to delve into the details, especially when my memory was fuzzy and not scarily detailed like yours, lol

 

I'm still kind of curious why we started talking though, oh well

 

Zero Time Dilemma was exhausting at times for sure.  I'm just glad it exists at all given that I've been on this ride since the start and there was a 4 year gap where we were told that there was no funding for a sequel to Virtue's Last Reward.

 

I'll take all the good that came out of the game and throw away the fact that the game kind of ended poorly...it's the sequel I gave up hope on ever seeing.  Whether or not it was good at points or has any replay value is pretty irrelevant for me as I finally got to see it through.

 

I like that attitude/I feel and respect that haha, like a recent example would be, I gave up home on ever seeing a decent Fire Emblem game ever again, so even though Echoes is "weird" (different) and certainly has various flaws and weakpoints, I didn't really care that much and don't feel like criticizing it because it's decent and made me happy to play FE again, so that would have been kind of a crappy, ungrateful attitude to have IMO when the series could have just kept being trash in my mind and never had a good (imo) FE game again, lol

 

(that being said I 99% expect the new Switch FE to be bad since it's almost certainly not a remake and thus has more potential for terribleness IMO, lol)


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Posted 15 May 2017 - 03:29 PM

Zero Time Dilemma was exhausting at times for sure.  I'm just glad it exists at all given that I've been on this ride since the start and there was a 4 year gap where we were told that there was no funding for a sequel to Virtue's Last Reward.
 
I'll take all the good that came out of the game and throw away the fact that the game kind of ended poorly...it's the sequel I gave up hope on ever seeing.  Whether or not it was good at points or has any replay value is pretty irrelevant for me as I finally got to see it through.

 
I'm kind of glad that I didn't play Virtue's Last Reward until last year because that ending would have annoyed me if I saw it at a time when there was no sequel in sight.
 
The cinematic style and panning camera they went with made sitting through Zero Time Dilemma pretty boring at times. The character animations aren't that great due to the visibly low budget which leads to the characters not moving much, so I wonder why they went with this when they could have gone visual novel like the first two games. I'm guessing they wanted to appeal to the American fans since Zero Escape is liked more in America than in Japan.
 
I don't remember all the things I had a problem with in the story because it has been a long time. Two things I recall not liking are Junpei's and Akane's characterization. Junpei's

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The game's ending was unsatisfying and disappointing. I can see myself replaying 999 and Virtue's Last Reward but not Zero Time Dilemma.

 

lol Yo, just coming to check once in a while helps a lot.

 
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ahhh your memory is scary, I thought it might have been that but I really didn't want to delve into the details, especially when my memory was fuzzy and not scarily detailed like yours, lol
 
I'm still kind of curious why we started talking though, oh well

 
My memory isn't really as good as you think. Yours must be very bad.



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Posted 18 May 2017 - 07:44 PM

 

My memory isn't really as good as you think. Yours must be very bad.

 

hey, I readily admit my memory isn't that great, but I'm still offended by that, it's not that bad

 

and it's definitely a little odd to remember random stuff like that in detail

 

I mean idk, I meet so many people, I can't remember where or how I've met all of them, lolol


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