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Sakaguchi: "Blue Dragon is an extension of Chrono Trigger"
« on: April 29, 2007, 03:02:04 pm »
Quote from: Hironobu Sakaguchi
When creating Blue Dragon, Dragon Quest wasn't on my mind. I was actually thinking about Chrono Trigger and Blue Dragon is an extension of that game.

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=153012

Personally, I think his vision of Chrono Trigger is a bit limited... Then again, he said "Chrono Trigger", not "Chrono".

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Re: Sakaguchi: "Blue Dragon is an extension of Chrono Trigger"
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2007, 03:54:11 pm »
Actually, Blue Dragon reminds me of Chrono Trigger. It may be a different game in terms of plot and all that shadow crap, but when you look at the graphical style it really is very Chrono Trigger.

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Re: Sakaguchi: "Blue Dragon is an extension of Chrono Trigger"
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2007, 09:55:15 am »
Blue Dragon better be the best game ever, or I'm gonna kick Akira Toriyamas ass for not putting time into any Chrono stuff and just putting out bullshit.

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Re: Sakaguchi: "Blue Dragon is an extension of Chrono Trigger"
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2007, 09:48:40 pm »
I think it looks like a cool new game and all, but the only resemblance it bears to Chrono Trigger is Akira Toriyama's artwork and that obvious Crono-ripoff hero on the cover.

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Re: Sakaguchi: "Blue Dragon is an extension of Chrono Trigger"
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2007, 02:57:01 pm »
What about dragons, huh? Besides the major part they play in Chrono Cross, there's also dragon statues all over Magus's lair and the Guardia logo looks like a dragon.

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Re: Sakaguchi: "Blue Dragon is an extension of Chrono Trigger"
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2007, 06:46:46 pm »
I think it looks like a cool new game and all, but the only resemblance it bears to Chrono Trigger is Akira Toriyama's artwork and that obvious Crono-ripoff hero on the cover.

have you watched Dragon ball z?

Crono=Goku
Lucca=Bulma
Ayla=Andriod 18
Frog=Captian Gynu as a toad
Magus=Vegeta(just the face)

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Re: Sakaguchi: "Blue Dragon is an extension of Chrono Trigger"
« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2007, 07:05:15 pm »
I kind of thought of Magus more like Piccolo than Vegeta, myself...


...mm, Piccolo...

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Re: Sakaguchi: "Blue Dragon is an extension of Chrono Trigger"
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2007, 02:05:07 pm »
I think it looks like a cool new game and all, but the only resemblance it bears to Chrono Trigger is Akira Toriyama's artwork and that obvious Crono-ripoff hero on the cover.

have you watched Dragon ball z?

Crono=Goku
Lucca=Bulma
Ayla=Andriod 18
Frog=Captian Gynu as a toad
Magus=Vegeta(just the face)
No Ayla = Launch from Dragon ball (shes Tien's Girlfriend I think)

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Re: Sakaguchi: "Blue Dragon is an extension of Chrono Trigger"
« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2007, 03:20:57 pm »
Well I still have mixed feelings, I don't feel like purchasing a 360 just for this either (I'm waiting for the new chipsets on the system to come out) but I would love to play it just to get a feel for it. The music doesn't really have me thrilled either, but hey Nobuo has to experiment I guess.

I just got in the most recent EGM which didn't really praise it too much with scores from the editors of 6.5, 7.5, and 6.5. GameInformer gave it a 9 out of 10 however. So it's probably just one of those you rent and then you decide to buy it or not.

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Re: Sakaguchi: "Blue Dragon is an extension of Chrono Trigger"
« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2007, 07:37:52 pm »
Lucca=Arale

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Re: Sakaguchi: "Blue Dragon is an extension of Chrono Trigger"
« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2007, 08:00:30 pm »
Freeza = Azala?  :lol:

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Re: Sakaguchi: "Blue Dragon is an extension of Chrono Trigger"
« Reply #11 on: August 12, 2007, 02:32:01 am »
Anyone read over the translated script of Blue Dragon yet? I personally found the script to be very lacking in character development and story, although there is quite a bit of humor throughout. The soundtrack is great, though.

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Re: Sakaguchi: "Blue Dragon is an extension of Chrono Trigger"
« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2007, 04:44:08 am »
Freeza = Azala?  :lol:
No

Babidi = Azala
Nizbel = Freeza (2nd Form)

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Re: Sakaguchi: "Blue Dragon is an extension of Chrono Trigger"
« Reply #13 on: August 13, 2007, 01:20:52 pm »
No

Babidi = Azala
Nizbel = Freeza (2nd Form)

Oh, wow. I totally forgot about Babidi.

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Re: Sakaguchi: "Blue Dragon is an extension of Chrono Trigger"
« Reply #14 on: August 13, 2007, 05:58:03 pm »
Chichi = Marle