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Jonathan_Leack



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 10:12 am    Post subject: The Best Modern RPG Franchises Reply with quote

Y'all know me, still same ol' G, but I've been low key.

I just finished a feature titled Top 10 Modern RPG Video Game Franchises, and I'm hoping to hear what fellow RPG fans think of the genre right now. Here's my list and the article:

10. Rune Factory
9. Tales
8. Monster Hunter
7. Bravely
6. Xeno
5. Fire Emblem
4. The Witcher
3. Persona
2. Souls
1. The Elder Scrolls

http://www.craveonline.com/gaming/articles/642003-top-10-modern-rpg-video-game-franchises

I've certainly been itching for my RPG fix for a few years. Bravely Default is doing an adequate job, but I could use similar in style on a next-gen console. The problem is RPGs take years to develop, so we won't be seeing anything of the sort for a while.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 11:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Replace Persona with SMT. That is considerably more accurate, considering Persona is just a small part of a massive franchise.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 12:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

5. Fire Emblem
4. The Witcher
1. The Elder Scrolls


Cool Are the only one's I've played at all, but boy are they good! (The right order too, Jonathan.)
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 1:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No Fallout?
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 2:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bretimus_v2 wrote:
No Fallout?


Fallout 3 was incredibly good. However, New Vegas wasn't so great...

This is just my list. Share yours!
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 2:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jonathan_Leack wrote:
Bretimus_v2 wrote:
No Fallout?


Fallout 3 was incredibly good. However, New Vegas wasn't so great...



Um...New Vegas is better than 3
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 2:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Green_Lantern wrote:
Jonathan_Leack wrote:
Bretimus_v2 wrote:
No Fallout?


Fallout 3 was incredibly good. However, New Vegas wasn't so great...



Um...New Vegas is better than 3


Let's see your list.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 3:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jonathan_Leack wrote:
Bretimus_v2 wrote:
No Fallout?


Fallout 3 was incredibly good. However, New Vegas wasn't so great...

Great, now Longo will pout all day. We will never hear the end of his rant. Thanks a lot Jon!

Also, nice touch for adding Rune Factory! I love that franchise, i always thought the fourth game on the 3DS is a underrated game.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 3:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rune Factory 4 is legit!
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 4:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jonathan_Leack wrote:
Bretimus_v2 wrote:
No Fallout?


Fallout 3 was incredibly good. However, New Vegas wasn't so great...

Every so often someone says something that makes feel nothing but pity for them. For some people this is common, for others out never happens at all.

This is one of those moments.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 4:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Longo_2_guns wrote:
Jonathan_Leack wrote:
Bretimus_v2 wrote:
No Fallout?


Fallout 3 was incredibly good. However, New Vegas wasn't so great...

Every so often someone says something that makes feel nothing but pity for them. For some people this is common, for others out never happens at all.

This is one of those moments.


So you pity me because I didn't like New Vegas?

It's not like I'm alone. It was received only moderately well.

I find that extremely condescending by the way.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 4:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah, I guess that was kinda harsh, even for me. Take it with a grain of salt.

It's just that while Fallout 3 was great, New Vegas was better in every way. So when you say that it just makes me want to make fun of you.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 5:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Whether or not you think Fallout 3 is better than New Vegas or vice versa. Don't forget there's a Fallout 1 and Fallout 2, and those games were pretty well received in the PC community. Atleast better received than Monster Hunter in the U.S.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 6:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lien wrote:
Great, now Longo will pout all day. We will never hear the end of his rant. Thanks a lot Jon!

Longo_2_guns wrote:
Every so often someone says something that makes feel nothing but pity for them. For some people this is common, for others out never happens at all.

This is one of those moments.

Told ya...

And what cyberjim said. I know this is about recent RPGs.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 6:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm surprised I didn't see the Mass Effect trilogy on that list, but fair enough.

I also agree, while I believe Fallout 3 was an amazing game (and I loved Fallout 1 and 2 way before it), Fallout: New Vegas to me wasn't that great and was unfortunately a disappointing experience for me.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 8:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah, Mass Effect has to be on there somewhere near the top.

Also I feel that Bravely Default should be replaced/absorbed by Final Fantasy. It and 4 Heroes of Light are FF games in everything but name.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 8:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They're too good for what FF has evolved into.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 11:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I can't think of any other RPGs out that that needed mentioning and are better than the ones listed. I'm sure they're out there. Maybe split the list from JRPGs to WRPGs.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 10:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

...or...just answer the man's question you prissy bastard.
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