XBC1 vs. XBC2

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User Info: WarBeagle

WarBeagle
8 months ago#1
It seems like the near universal consensus is that 1 is better than 2. I'm curious what makes it better as I only played and beat XBC2. Thinking about getting 1 for my 3DS.

Does the first one have the really annoying stuff like the random cores (or something similar) and the field skills? Also, how do you think the battle system, story and characters compare?
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User Info: CarefreeDude

CarefreeDude
8 months ago#2
The annoying thing about 1 was the huge number of missable sidequests
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User Info: HayashiTakara

HayashiTakara
8 months ago#3
XB1 had a lot more cleavage, ugly girls, but more t******.
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User Info: Shieldlesscap

Shieldlesscap
8 months ago#4
I mean, I like X more than both, but all 3 are really good games.
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User Info: Milla_Maxwell

Milla_Maxwell
8 months ago#5
WarBeagle posted...
It seems like the near universal consensus is that 1 is better than 2.

Where are you getting this?

For every person you see saying 1 is better, you can find another person saying 2 is better.
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User Info: flkid

flkid
8 months ago#6
Milla_Maxwell posted...
WarBeagle posted...
It seems like the near universal consensus is that 1 is better than 2.

Where are you getting this?

For every person you see saying 1 is better, you can find another person saying 2 is better.


This. I would almost say more people are saying 2 is better.
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User Info: WarBeagle

WarBeagle
8 months ago#7
Milla_Maxwell posted...
WarBeagle posted...
It seems like the near universal consensus is that 1 is better than 2.

Where are you getting this?

For every person you see saying 1 is better, you can find another person saying 2 is better.


Anecdotal, so I could very well be wrong.
"come on Max. Let's go before more of them show up" he started up the car and drove to Arizona.

User Info: Sub Tank

Sub Tank
8 months ago#8
The battle system is similar, minus the elemental combos. You can still break, topple, and launch (or maybe it was called daze, I forget now).

Basically, XB1 has less stuff to do compared to XB2, but it feels more polished. Also the story is told better.
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User Info: WarBeagle

WarBeagle
8 months ago#9
Sub Tank posted...
The battle system is similar, minus the elemental combos. You can still break, topple, and launch (or maybe it was called daze, I forget now).

Basically, XB1 has less stuff to do compared to XB2, but it feels more polished. Also the story is told better.


Less stuff might not be all that bad bad. I got the impression with XB2 that they kinda through every gameplay system they could think of into the game. It makes for a huge get but it's also a bit ridiculous how many systems were included.
"come on Max. Let's go before more of them show up" he started up the car and drove to Arizona.

User Info: Sentinel07

Sentinel07
8 months ago#10
Honestly, I like XC2 more purely because I like the battle system more.

I'm completely awful at XC1's combat system. It was way too complex for me to grasp, and that's not even accounting for gems which only added to my confusion. Constant grinding was the only way I was able to beat it. In a way, my inability to grasp it hampered my ability to appreciate everything else about the game.

XC2, much more steamlined and easier to grasp battle system which allowed me to better enjoy things like the overworld and music.

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