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What's a good vintage RPG with an expansive world with multiple towns and locations to explore? Preferably a Japanese RPG for PS1 or SNES.

Pic not related, Alundra was fun but I found the map tiny

>> No.3768045

Any Final Fantasy from IV to IX

pick whichever setting seems most interesting to you

>> No.3768159
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>>3768043
Might and Magic 6
Ultima 7

>> No.3768196

Dragon Quest III

>> No.3768351

>>3768159
Not OP, but I've got Ultima Exodus for NES, is it worth playing?

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>>3768043
Phantasy Star 1 on Master System
3 medium sized planets to explore, plenty of towns, lotsa dungeons. And better looking, smoother scrolling dungeons than you'll see on SNES.

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>>3768159
MM6 is fun as fuck. MM7 worth a play, as well.

>> No.3768439

>>3768351
Fuck yeah, that game seemed like serious business as a kid, do it

>>3768386
Op, this

>> No.3768447

>>3768439
I crossed a stream in the castle where you start and everyone died.

>> No.3768624

Star Ocean: The Second Story sounds like exactly what you're looking for

>> No.3768636

Dragon Quest 3 maybe?

You'll get more out of it if you play DQ1 first though. But that's a super tiny and short game compared to DQ3.

>> No.3768643

>>3768043
Cliche response, but Baldur's Gate and Fallout. BG's locations are all made of painted/prerendered images (hence 5CD's), so across its vast landskapes there's very little repetition of assets, and every town looks rather unique.

>> No.3768916

>>3768043
Legend of Dragoon is not a perfect RPGs but the variety of towns is remarkable.

>> No.3768924

>>3768351

Though real classics, the first 3 Ultima games did not age well. You won't miss anything by not playing them. If you want to get into the series start with the SMS version of Ultima IV.

>> No.3769390

>>3768636
>DQ3
>Not DQ6

>> No.3769394

>>3769390

Haven't played those yet, so I just recommended what I know.

>> No.3770824

>>3768924
I couldn't get into any Ultima games. It seems like as the series went on, their graphics got better but their mechanics got worse. I was watching that spoony autisimo guy talking about each game. All those chests.

>> No.3770848

>>3770824
That's 7 and 8 where they tried to simplify things and appeal to new groups of players.
The others tended to improve the existing system.
2 kind of tried to do too much at once and was too much for the programmer to handle

Ultima Underworld is a milestone in gameplay as well as graphics and other areas.

Those Spoony videos are crap. Best you ignore anything said or shown there.

>> No.3770850

>>3770848
I just want someone to teach me about the childhood I never had

>> No.3770851

>>3770850
The childhood of being brain damaged?

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>>3768916
>Legend of Dragoon is not a perfect RPG
that is one way to put it

>> No.3770902

>>3768386
Damn, it's still one of the prettiest games.

>> No.3770903

>>3770851
Naw, just about games I may have glanced at and never thought twice about back when Egghead Games was around

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