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When did you fully comprehend Chrono Cross?

First playthrough
7 (21.2%)
Second playthrough
7 (21.2%)
Third playthrough or more
4 (12.1%)
After I read the Condensed Plot Summary
7 (21.2%)
I still haven't fully memorized it yet
8 (24.2%)

Total Members Voted: 30

Voting closed: September 17, 2005, 01:17:18 pm

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05/09/24 - When did you fully comprehend Chrono Cross?
« on: September 17, 2005, 01:17:18 pm »
How well did you comprehend Chrono Cross? Only specify when you, hands down, acquired a good idea of the entire plot.

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05/09/24 - When did you fully comprehend Chrono Cross?
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2005, 02:59:32 pm »
I sort of comprehended the story of Chrono Cross before I actually played the game.

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05/09/24 - When did you fully comprehend Chrono Cross?
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2005, 05:18:40 pm »
I thought I had a good idea, from what I've been reading here. Now that I play it, it seems very confusing...  :roll:

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05/09/24 - When did you fully comprehend Chrono Cross?
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2005, 05:21:18 pm »
I'm not sure which way to vote. I think one of the reasons the Compendium exists at all is that the quest to "comprehend" these games is ongoing. The main plot, for its part, I would have to agree with GrayLensman on that I had a good idea of it before playing the game at all. But you know, one thing these boards have pointed out to me time and again is that I missed all sorts of interesting details, and so my comprehension of the game is ongoing. But I don't want to say that I do not comprehend it yet, because that would also be misleading. You need another poll option, like:

"As for understanding, I endeavor because of the whole."

Which is a very cool little quotation, and would get many votes.

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05/09/24 - When did you fully comprehend Chrono Cross?
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2005, 05:36:52 pm »
Howabout never? 'Cause whenever I get far, my file gets deleted! :x

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05/09/24 - When did you fully comprehend Chrono Cross?
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2005, 06:19:01 pm »
I never even knew it was a (completely) possible thing to do...>_>

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05/09/24 - When did you fully comprehend Chrono Cross?
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2005, 01:44:00 pm »
It took me at least three playthroughs to fully understand the story plot in Crono Cross beacuse the game throws you little tidbits of the story nut never really shows the entire story. Same thing happen in Crono Trigger The story continued after the defeat of lavos. Still one of the plot mysterys of the game is the dead sea. I still dont understand everything about it.

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05/09/24 - When did you fully comprehend Chrono Cross?
« Reply #7 on: September 18, 2005, 02:38:33 pm »
Fuck i still dont understand it. The developers took great care to put in as little personality to the charectors as they could get away with.

Basically all you need to know that square decided to fuck with the ct fans and basically nullify crono's quest. And our boy Belasthar arranged to counter act squares influnce and engineers the entire course of events in cc.

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05/09/24 - When did you fully comprehend Chrono Cross?
« Reply #8 on: September 18, 2005, 09:43:19 pm »
I think, as I'm in the middle of my second playthrough AND with the influence of the Compendium, I'm almost at the semi-complete comprehension state.

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05/09/24 - When did you fully comprehend Chrono Cross?
« Reply #9 on: September 18, 2005, 10:47:19 pm »
Condensed plot summary.  Although I don't think anyone fully understands it.  I understand it for the sake of any upcoming Chrono game.  I've only done one play throught.  Well, maybe 1.25 playthroughs.  I stopped on my second one.

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05/09/24 - When did you fully comprehend Chrono Cross?
« Reply #10 on: September 18, 2005, 11:02:36 pm »
I WAS at the point where you fight the black dragon (4 other relics) on my second playthrough, but I messed up and took the relic from the sleeping dragon again...eliminating the main point of this file (being able to forge with rainbow.) >_>

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05/09/24 - When did you fully comprehend Chrono Cross?
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2005, 05:04:14 pm »
I like Sentenal am only in playthrough #2. So I sorta know whats going on, but nothing like Trigger.

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05/09/24 - When did you fully comprehend Chrono Cross?
« Reply #12 on: September 19, 2005, 05:45:09 pm »
Chrono Trigger's a whole 'nother beast. I had almost everything down by midway of the second playthrough...

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05/09/24 - When did you fully comprehend Chrono Cross?
« Reply #13 on: September 19, 2005, 10:57:12 pm »
Quote from: Kazuki
I WAS at the point where you fight the black dragon (4 other relics) on my second playthrough, but I messed up and took the relic from the sleeping dragon again...eliminating the main point of this file (being able to forge with rainbow.) >_>


Has the thought of just reseting the game ever come across your mind?

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05/09/24 - When did you fully comprehend Chrono Cross?
« Reply #14 on: September 19, 2005, 11:11:15 pm »
I tend to reset and have multiple saves in my RPGs.

So unless you count those resets and multiple save points as different playthroughs, I more or less got it after my first complete trip through the game.

Now, whether my thoughts match everyone else's is a completely different matter.