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Man Called X

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@Man Called X what do you think of that list? Others can chime in as well!
I'm good with it, but I'm one that prefers to leave Final Fantasy games off the list. I could never really get into 9, even though I did multiple playthroughs *actually on one now but it's been a couple months since I picked it up*

Let's be real tho, any list with Suikoden 2 as the #1 game is okay in my book.

Eiyuden Chronicle can't come out soon enough.
 

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I got Rogue Galaxy on my PS4 store since it was like 7.50 the other day and I started playing that again...

Well I am a bit bored at the moment so I wanna hear everyone's Top 10 JRPGs (@Man Called X ) and maybe the Top 10 Babes of JRPGs lol (@The Oi I'm sure would love to see this list lol)
 

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I got Rogue Galaxy on my PS4 store since it was like 7.50 the other day and I started playing that again...

Well I am a bit bored at the moment so I wanna hear everyone's Top 10 JRPGs (@Man Called X ) and maybe the Top 10 Babes of JRPGs lol (@The Oi I'm sure would love to see this list lol)
I'll get back to you on this one later.

But as an aside, I'm going to include a bonus title because it's not a JRPG but a western.
 

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I got Rogue Galaxy on my PS4 store since it was like 7.50 the other day and I started playing that again...

Well I am a bit bored at the moment so I wanna hear everyone's Top 10 JRPGs (@Man Called X ) and maybe the Top 10 Babes of JRPGs lol (@The Oi I'm sure would love to see this list lol)
10) Lunar: Silver Star Story
9) Lost Odyssey
8) Rogue Galaxy
7) Resonance of Fate (I'm a sucker for the battle system so hard in this game)
6) Digital Devil Saga 1 and 2 (Can't really separate them because you need both to get the full story)
5) Star Ocean: Second Story
4) Xenogears
3) Dragon Quest 8
2) Chrono Trigger
1) Suikoden 2

Bonus title: Wild Arms 3


I prefer to leave Final Fantasy titles out of my top 10 lists solely because of over saturation.
 

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Not sure I can pull a top 10 together as the bottom half is going to be a little full of Tales games since thats what I have basically been playing in the last year. Also want to avoid multiples from the same franchise. I'll do a top 5 instead. Also, probably stretching the JRPG a bit as some of these are Tact RPGs/ARPGs. Also want to clarify this is my top 5 favorites, and not the top 5 best that I have played as those two things are not the same thing.

5. Kingdom Hearts II - lot of nostalgia for this one but I remember the game being really fun. Havent played it in a few years so maybe it doesn't hold up like I remember. I picked 2 over the original because I always thought the first one felt more like a Disney game and less like a Square game, ie less of a JRPG. The billion spinoffs aren't as good imo as the first two main series games.

4. Chrono Trigger - its as close to a perfect JRPG you can get. Really fun game and still holds up.

3. Tales of Abyss - I really like the Tales franchise as a whole, and as I mentioned they would have something like 3 of the top 10 spots for me. Picking Abyss as the representative. I think Vesperia is a better game overall and recency bias goes to Berseria, but Abyss is my favorite.

2. FE8 - My second favorite franchise overall. FE8 was the first one I played but probably also the worst. I just really enjoy this one in particular.

1. Golden Sun/TLA - I don't think it is the best game on this list by any means but was the game series that got me into the genre and remains my favorite game of all time. Listing the first two as one slot since they are the first and second halves of the same game in two carts. Give me the HD remaster please.
 

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I think you guys need to read that one, it's pretty interesting lol

BTW I so forgot to do my list the other day so I'll get it done today lol
 

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