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User Info: azuarc

azuarc
1 month ago#41
I did the same as the OP, except I marathoned DR1 over the weekend, so I can read this topic safely.

I'm on case 3 of DR2 now.

Mega Mana posted...
Danganronpa 2 is a better game than Danganronpa 1 solely for having much better trial minigames.

That sword-slashing s*** is absolute bottom tier garbage. It made zero sense when it was explained, and I literally failed because I ran out of time trying to figure out what to do. Then, even after I watched a video of someone else doing it so I understood the mechanics, it was still obnoxious AF.

I can see that people complain about Improved Hangman's Gambit, but once you realize what it's doing, it's actually not bad. Just have to be patient while you wait for the letters you need, but with a little proactivity it's really easy. It's easily better than any of the other new crap they added to this game, considering the best of them is like 3/10. Honestly, I have yet to see anything about DR2 that I like better than DR1, other than some QOL stuff like traveling is easier and playing the new gumball machine is way faster. Oh, and there are more boobs. I guess that's a pretty significant improvement from only having Aoi to look at.
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MrSmartGuy
1 month ago#42
azuarc posted...
I'm on case 3 of DR2 now.

Yeah, see, you haven't gotten to the "fun" Improved Hangman's Gambits yet.
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xp1337
1 month ago#43
azuarc posted...
I'm on case 3 of DR2 now.

DR2 best Danganronpa.
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User Info: azuarc

azuarc
1 month ago#44
MrSmartGuy posted...
azuarc posted...
I'm on case 3 of DR2 now.

Yeah, see, you haven't gotten to the "fun" Improved Hangman's Gambits yet.

Still can't be worse than the sword game.
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kevwaffles
4 weeks ago#45
Yeah I don't remember Rebuttal Showdown being all that bad. Maybe V3's version was better and I'm remembering that, though?
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Zyxyz0
4 weeks ago#46
The "improved" hangman woes are actually another casualty of DR2's rushed localization, apparently. From the guy that did the original DR1/2 LPs:

I thought DR2 Hangman was actually more fun than the original's in small doses, and that's what you get in Japanese. It's almost always short words -- the character count tops at 9, but most words are still kept at 3-5 characters. The word choice is precise - always very clear and there are never repeated characters (one exception to this in chapter 6, though I assume this one is exactly the same in English).

In English? The two words in chapter 1, both 4 characters in Japanese are 13 and 10 in English. The game isn't designed for long words, but the translation team completely failed in considering the game's design and opted for the laziest translation of the terms used.

I'm not saying HG is a good minigame -- it isn't by any means. But it's not as bad as English DR2 is making it seem.
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Hbthebattle
4 weeks ago#47
Why was DR2's localization rushed? Did the first one just do really well?
Patience.
Speaking of "Improved" Hangman....

Are the scare quotes a localization thing that was put in for snark, or is it like that in Japan as well and the devs named it like that to point it out?
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kevwaffles posted...
Yeah I don't remember Rebuttal Showdown being all that bad. Maybe V3's version was better and I'm remembering that, though?

Rebuttal Showdown was pretty damn bad on PC for me, as I never really figured out how to do diagonal slashes on the keyboard.

I still prefer it over "Improved" Hangman, mostly because rule of cool.
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Hbthebattle
4 weeks ago#50
I never had too much issues with Rebuttal Showdown beyond that one during Chapter 2, but I used a controller
Patience.
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