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Octopath Traveler Discussion (Nintendo Switch) [game]
 
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Posted: 03/31/18, 00:37:31  - Edited by 
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I've got the special edition pre-ordered. I never did play the demo, but it looks like a game I'd really enjoy.
Posted: 03/31/18, 02:18:29
Huh, strange to think there wasn't already a thread for this game before just recently. But yeah, game looks pretty awesome. I've got the Special Edition version pre-ordered because....well, a fool and his money are soon parted. Such is the way of the world.

But whatever, that diorama box is too awesome-looking to pass up.
Posted: 04/09/18, 03:40:51
Strong demo. I hope the final game delivers in terms of story and character; I felt Olberic's chapter was a bit dull, but Primrose's story was very compelling.

Everything else, particularly the visuals, battle system and sound, were rock solid.
Posted: 04/09/18, 05:58:54
Could someone who has the ability to do so remove the word "Project" from this game's title in the database?
Posted: 05/07/18, 21:02:42
Been playing the Prologue Demo and man am I getting more and more eager to play this when it comes out next month.
Posted: 06/22/18, 23:49:58
@chrisbg99

Yeah, I've already preordered mine and have subsequently stopped playing the demo so I can take my time more when the game comes out.

The MUSIC in this game is GREAT!
Posted: 06/23/18, 00:23:24
Playing the demo. It's very charming.

Finished a prologue scene for Alfyn. How do I switch (pun) to a new story on the same save file? I can't seem to select them on the overworld map.
Posted: 07/06/18, 06:51:46
I'm still a bit worried about how this game fits together with the selectable characters and their narratives. I haven't been able to get through a JRPG in many years despite really loving the genre in the 90's, so I hope it's different with this one. It does seem like an ideal bed game to play for awhile before sleeping.
Posted: 07/06/18, 13:03:18
@Hinph
Doesn't seem too different from Final Fantasy VI to me, just that the characters start off more closed off from the others, or something.
Posted: 07/06/18, 13:39:36
@Smerd

Go find another one of the characters in their respective town and talk to them.
Posted: 07/06/18, 13:53:34
Just put in my pre-order on Amazon. Super excited.
Posted: 07/06/18, 19:01:13  - Edited by 
 on: 07/06/18, 19:01:23
@Cubed777

Ok thanks !

I'm finding that so far the random battles are not as frequent which I like - id rather Chrono style but Im enjoying what I've played so far.
Posted: 07/06/18, 19:06:31
@r_hjort

Somebody on Reddit pointed out that it might be cool to play an RPG that is a collection of short stories... and I'm already pretty sold on the combat, so yeah. I'm definitely going to give it a try.
Posted: 07/07/18, 11:35:15
@Hinph
Square did that back in the 90's with Live a Live, but those short stories weren't linked to each other, I don't think. Seemed like a cool game though, with some wild west scenario, a samurai story and what not.
Posted: 07/07/18, 12:38:54
Seiken Densetsu 3 does this a bit. You can pick 3 of 6 different characters, so the game will start differently, but I think eventually converge into the same path.
Posted: 07/08/18, 01:17:33
I caved and ordered the 4-CD soundtrack along with the game...
Posted: 07/08/18, 07:30:59
I don't like this style of RPG but dang if I'm not interested. I keep hoping my wife will buy it so I can watch at least. Looks so cool, and unique.
Posted: 07/09/18, 01:16:30
Played some of the demo today, and I'm really enjoying it.

...uh oh.
Posted: 07/09/18, 03:20:55
I've been champing at the bit for this game lately...very excited! I've already hit the 3 hour mark with my demo, starting with Ophilia and progressing clockwise towards Cyrus and Tressa.

In fact, I'm so certain that I'll enjoy one aspect of this game in particular--the soundtrack--that I've already imported the full CD set alongside the game. Mmm~
Posted: 07/12/18, 06:47:07
I don't know if anyone has been waiting for reviews but they're out now.

It's sitting around a mid 8, which is pretty great.
Posted: 07/12/18, 19:03:03
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