MEGABIT - Final Fantasy Mystic Quest

This week on MEGABIT Peter and Tom bring you back to the good ole' SNES days with Final Fantasy Mystic Quest.

Discussion

11 comments
krishnaV_
krishnaV_

Nostalgia.. Here I come!
There are a ton of those games I'd wanna see again.

Nice show Peter.

Conjuration
Conjuration

This was the first RPG I ever played, it's what made me fall in love with the genre. I was about 10 at the time and it came along at the perfect time. I know it's a watered down RPG. But for me at the time it was perfect. Fond memories of this one.

Saketume
Saketume

Well that was a bit underwhelming. First the disappointment of it not being live and then you pick a safe game.


Why is it that "retro" must always mean SNES. There are sooo many retro consoles and computers out there. SNES is good and all but it's still way too much of a safe (read: boring) choice.


Then you pick a really well known game such as final fantasy and you'll get a big "MEH" from me.


I was hoping you'd find some underappreciated classics or games we've never heard of.


I hope it isn't a trend that you'll keep going with SNES and Mega Drive classics only.

Some variation and education can't hurt in my opinion.

Rage56
Rage56

I don't think it would be worth $15, maybe $5...

Rage56
Rage56

This game was definitely not that great compared to the competition of its time. I had this on SNES and Final Fantasy 3 (actually 6) and Secret of Mana were much better games.

sigmact
sigmact

always though this game music was hardcore heh

Gelugon_baat
Gelugon_baat

I wonder if any computer-centric old-schoolers would demand a similar show for old-school computer games too. Yet, no one other than Kevin at GameSpot is knowledgeable - and old - enough to do that.

drumjod
drumjod

@Conjuration  It was my first RPG too. It pales in comparison to other Snes RPG's, but when I rented it for the first time as a 10 year old I loved it and it was all I wanted for Christmas. A year later I picked up FFIV (titled FFII of course) and it blew me away. I was hooked for life :D


I just found out some fans remastered the game using RPG Maker. Here is a link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DsHYQFSO7o

Probably better off playing the original... 

Kunakai
Kunakai

@Saketume  Your comment is a bit disappointing, do you enjoy anything? 

StarsiderSajun
StarsiderSajun

@Saketume  Well seeing as how the SNES is one of the greatest retro consoles, and an excellent entry into retro gaming for most people, that's generally the most common console for videos like these. Especially rpgs. As far as the game goes, I think quite a few people consider this an underappreciated rpg. And Final Fantasy is not a well known "game", it's a well known series. I'm sure quite a few people really just don't know much about the series aside from the recent couple games, mainly the XIII nonsense.