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The Nintendo DS: Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?
Topic Started: Dec 15 2010, 06:19 AM (812 Views)
Fox-n-Krystal
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I love the DS. Unlike Robcot, I adore side scrollers, and DS had some dang good ones. The DS Castlevanias come to mind, and I also liked Final Fantasy Tactics A2 and the Fire Emblem game.

Not the best system, and I agree on the fact that most of its games aren't all that great, but the ones that are good are worth it completely.
Edited by Fox-n-Krystal, Dec 22 2010, 11:45 PM.
 
Fox-n-Krystal
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Should I be scared?
 
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Then we'll get along just fine! They're basically my favorite series ever :D
 
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Dec 24 2010, 02:29 PM
I never thought I would see the day I would find a fan of Fire Emblem to the extent such as myself *tear*

My favorite character is Shinon. Even though he is a lazy racist bastard, he is still badass. Especially when you promote him to Marksman in Radiant Dawn. He was nearly untouchable. Literally.

Then you give him the double bow, which gives him a range of 1-3 (Double bow lets you fire point blank and being a marksman gives you a +1 range right off the bat). Then you give him the Boots item, and the skill that gives a +2 movement, so that gives him a plus four.

He already has a 6 movement from being a sniper, a +1 move from promotion to Marksman, then +4 more from the boots and skill, bringing it to ELEVEN.

So in a turn, he has a maximum range of fourteen. Couple that with literally MAXED out stats, and have the double bow blessed by Yune which ups the stats EVEN MORE. He's an unstoppable juggernaut machine!
Shinon was great, and I did indeed love using him, but Seth from Sacred Stones, man. Best character in the game by far, and available from the prologue? Hello. I don't know if there's ever been an FE character who rocked so hard for anywhere near as much of the game as Seth did.
 
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However, he was the game's Jeigan. God help you if you overused him.


Actually, it's not too hard to solo the game with him on easy or normal :P I've never done it myself, but back when I frequented some Fire Emblem forums I knew several people who did.
 
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I'm more than aware of the dangers of favoring a Jeigan. Seth is a special case, but FE7 is quite a bit more unforgiving, and FE6 even more so. I used to debate tiers all the time.

Radiant Dawn really has no Jeigan characters at all, in the usual sense of the term. Sothe is actually the closest we get, since he's really the only character who starts out with several (vastly) inferior units. Titania actually sucks quite a bit harder in RD than she did in Path of Radiance, where she was generally accepted as the best in the game.
 
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Fire Emblem is the shiznit, yo.
 
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