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If you had to eliminate a single partner from your party who would it be?

Crono
2 (3.8%)
Marle
12 (22.6%)
Lucca
7 (13.2%)
Frog
4 (7.5%)
Robo
5 (9.4%)
Ayla
14 (26.4%)
Magus
9 (17%)

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If you had to...
« on: September 13, 2008, 12:23:35 pm »
I want to know if the game actually forced you to sacrifice one of your teammates, who would you choose?

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Re: If you had to...
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2008, 12:33:56 pm »
Every character in Chrono Trigger serves some distinct purpose. However, if I were to chose one character to go, I think it would be Ayla. Mainly because I hate Ayla. Although she did name Lavos and has the stealing tech, she really doesn't contribute much to the plot, or else her head go boom.

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Re: If you had to...
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2008, 12:54:43 pm »
Marle or Lucca, since both are annoying. But probably Marle, since she's a Mary Sue.

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Re: If you had to...
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2008, 03:50:54 pm »
Marle. Robo & even Frog are better healers & actually have decent magic & attack stats compared to her...and Marle's death would be quite the motivator for Crono as well...

Chrono 4: Crono's REVENGE~!!

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Re: If you had to...
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2008, 11:52:07 pm »
Alright, eliminate marle but who'd kill such a sweet lovable princess? Oh, wait a second...

AZALA
GIGA GAIA
GOLEMS
DALTON
QUEEN ZEAL
YAKRA
YAKRA XIII
ZOMBOR
OZZIE
SLASH
FLEA
HECKRAN
GUARDIAN
ATROPOS
LAVOS
MAGUS
MOTHER BRAIN

...Okay so she has a few not so friendly aquantinces...

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Re: If you had to...
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2008, 02:47:12 pm »
    Well, when going by how useful they are to me in combat, it would be either Magus or Ayla.  Most likely Ayla though.  The main reason I might not get rid of her is because of the part on the black bird.  But on the other hand, I like Magus so probably Ayla.
    In character, probably either Marle or Crono.
    Over all, probably Ayla.

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Re: If you had to...
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2008, 05:22:38 pm »
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Everyone loves Frog too much, both in character and in play. :lol:

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Re: If you had to...
« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2008, 06:39:17 pm »
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Everyone loves Frog too much, both in character and in play. :lol:
Yeah pretty much.  He's my first or second favorite character in personality, and I used him the whole game.

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Re: If you had to...
« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2008, 08:04:19 pm »
Why does everyone hate Ayla? Ayla, along with Robo, was probably the coolest character ever.

But, Marle, because's she's completely obselete by the time you get Robo. Plus, she's annoying as fuck.

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« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2008, 09:08:15 pm »
Personally I liked Marle.
Ayla, just I dunno I liked her but not as much as the others.
Robo, badass. Nuf said.

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Re: If you had to...
« Reply #10 on: September 16, 2008, 09:21:11 pm »
Yes, Marle would be more appropriate to kill off. She would drive the story. But then Crono would start angsting about how Marle gave him purpose in life and Lucca would just smile and nod and Ayla would steal all the Materia.

What I'm getting at is that the situation has been overdone and I wouldn't give a damn. Character deaths are meant to drive the story, both with the characters AND the players. If Magus got killed, no one would really care in game. He's a villain. You have the option of killing him! However, I would be devastated. (cue the squealing fangirl side of me)

Essentially, you kill a character, you need to have them be attachable to ALL players and still effect the story. Like Crono. Although I wasn't particularly sad when he died. I was kinda happy. ... albeit a little lost.

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Re: If you had to...
« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2008, 07:05:02 pm »
Ayla, because she doesn't contribute much to the story... though, I do like her a lot (physical powerhouse much?) and she's the only character who feeds my rampant kleptomania.  That said, I'm an educated man who loved dinosaurs as a child, so "lol dinosaur!" was never my favorite part of the story.

As a side-note, I'm somewhat of the opinion that Magus should never have been in the playable party.  Even if Frog elects not to kill him, I'd rather Magus just show up at the end and try to one-up the players by killing of Lavos... failing of course, then maybe assisting the party as his last-ditch effort.

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Re: If you had to...
« Reply #12 on: September 20, 2008, 10:46:38 pm »
Nah, after you see all his reasoning & realize why he is why he is, it's impossible not to have him join your party. Killing him with Frog never made sense to me. It won't bring Cyrus back and just makes Frog seem more like Magus than he should be...Magus is the revenger, not Glenn.

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Re: If you had to...
« Reply #13 on: September 21, 2008, 02:41:19 am »
Marle or Lucca but I say marle. Lucca is stronger!

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Re: If you had to...
« Reply #14 on: September 21, 2008, 09:17:58 am »
Tough call between Ayla and Lucca. One I like better in battles, the other in story. (respectively) I'd have to say Lucca, though, since Ayla's got Charm, which is pretty nifty in the Black Omen. (infinte Power Tabs anyone? ^_^ And you can charm some other tabs from monsters there as well, if I recall...) That's the only thing preventing me from getting rid of her, though. T.T And I never really used Lucca. I liked a Crono/Marle/Robo or Crono/Glenn/Robo party much better, and she's useless after you get Magus. I'd really prefer not to kill anyone, but if I had to choose... >.> And I don't see why everyone hates Marle. Cure 2's useless, yes, but I think she's a good character...eh. Have fun killing killing Marle, doesn't really matter to me. :p