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slk_23 2 months ago#1
17 live topics, including stickies, excluding archived:
https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/boards/937269-shin-megami-tensei-persona-3-fes

7 live topics, including stickies, excluding archived:
https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/boards/945498-shin-megami-tensei-persona-4

I thought Persona 4 was pretty much considered the better game in every way. It has considerable quality of life improvements and is just a more advanced and polished game overall. Persona 3 feels downright primitive with the lack of ability to control other party members, but apparently that's the more popular game on this site for some reason? Is Persona 3 just more interesting with its gloomy atmosphere, and because it's the game that popularized the series in the West? You'd think Persona 4 would be much more popular, especially with Golden getting a release on Steam last year.
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majin nemesis 2 months ago#2
i guess people like persona 3 more also not being able to control other party members is actually intersting and feels more like you are playing as just one dude and not a team of people which fits the game and setting,it doesn't feel primitive at all
1Tekkaman 2 months ago#3
majin nemesis posted...
i guess people like persona 3 more also not being able to control other party members is actually intersting and feels more like you are playing as just one dude and not a team of people which fits the game and setting,it doesn't feel primitive at all
Not being able to control other party members defeats the purpose of it being turn-based. It is straight-up bad design.
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Heartfang 2 months ago#4
Because they use the Persona 4 golden board, which has 20+ active topics.

The Persona 3 vanilla board has 3 active topics by comparison.
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majin nemesis 2 months ago#5
1Tekkaman posted...
Not being able to control other party members defeats the purpose of it being turn-based. It is straight-up bad design.
nope and it's not bad design at all and it doesn't defeat the purpose of turn based at all also it's a fun experience that some other turn based jrpgs don't offer
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1Tekkaman 2 months ago#6
majin nemesis posted...
nope and it's not bad design at all and it doesn't defeat the purpose of turn based at all also it's a fun experience that some other turn based jrpgs don't offer
Full party control is the single biggest advantage to turn-based gameplay; there's literally no point otherwise. And Persona 3's version sure as heck is bad design; the AI could charitably be described as pathetic.
I swim through a sea of stars. . . .
"I believe that the only purpose that games have is to enrich the hard life we live." Fumito Ueda
majin nemesis 2 months ago#7
1Tekkaman posted...
Full party control is the single biggest advantage to turn-based gameplay; there's literally no point otherwise. And Persona 3's version sure as heck is bad design; the AI could charitably be described as pathetic.
nope also the A.I is fine well at least if the FES version not sure about eh original persona 3 since i nver played it but in the FES version i never had a problem with the A.I and it's not bad design at all
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1Tekkaman 2 months ago#8
majin nemesis posted...
nope also the A.I is fine well at least if the FES version not sure about eh original persona 3 since i nver played it but in the FES version i never had a problem with the A.I and it's not bad design at all
Oh, come on, Mitsuru in particular is infamous for bad AI. "Marin Karin! Tentarafoo!"
I swim through a sea of stars. . . .
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majin nemesis 2 months ago#9
1Tekkaman posted...
Oh, come on, Mitsuru in particular is infamous for bad AI. "Marin Karin! Tentarafoo!"
never had a problem with her or anyone else
1Tekkaman 2 months ago#10
majin nemesis posted...
never had a problem with her or anyone else
Then either you got lucky or you didn't use her much, as that is a very well-known problem.
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"I believe that the only purpose that games have is to enrich the hard life we live." Fumito Ueda
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