What do you think is the worst rpg ever to be programmed & released to the public?

Beyond the Beyond (PS1)
0 (0%)
Quest 64 (N64)
4 (28.6%)
Lagoon (SNES)
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Shadow Madness (PS1)
0 (0%)
Other (Please Specify)
10 (71.4%)

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Re: Worst RPG Ever
« Reply #30 on: April 15, 2019, 11:37:16 pm »
Regarding SD3's party members, in theory since the protagonists come in three pairs, then it should help having at least one full pair. Then again, your party had one full pair (Duran and Angela, from the sound of it), yet you say it didn't help. So beats me.


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Re: Worst RPG Ever
« Reply #31 on: June 11, 2019, 02:06:32 am »
The inherent problem with multi-story games (specially back then) is if you talk about it with your friends or anyone, you had a 20 hour game maybe that you coul dhave played once, and the other person didnt even have the same experience. I played Saga Frontier, you pick from SEVEN different games. Soemtimes the overlap is so much that you never play all 7 of em, so you choose one. I did, and never again till 15 years later. i picked the same 1st character again. Such was SD3, its a different expeneice for people, so it makes the game like a choose your own adventure book. A cool idea but not so much fun for replay or in actuality.

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Re: Worst RPG Ever
« Reply #32 on: June 16, 2019, 10:25:54 am »

I liked Lagoon, and I really liked Quest 64


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Re: Worst RPG Ever
« Reply #33 on: December 03, 2019, 06:26:31 pm »
I loved SD3, but hated both SaGa Frontiers (yes, I was one of those suckers that gave Square another shot and bought the sequel...). The grind in SD3 was real. Mostly just for the final equip & class upgrades. Random drops for randomized items (that I think could have even dropped items for the characters you *didn't* choose)...As for the characters' development, there's 3 pairs whose stories will most intertwine, but the ending fights depend on your 1st choice. So yeah at least 1 party member will feel like odd man out. I felt that way about Secret of Mana's trio (only moreso), so always figured it was just the series...

Live-a-Live is the only RPG that really nailed the branching multi-character storyline.