now here's a take i can get behind
@whiskers how do I put this? I haven't noticed a graphical upgrade since like... FF13. I'm sure games are more technically impressive now, and can render pores and such really well, but in the end, I can't tell it looks better, and I don't care.
You know what was great? FF4 DS. That was cute-looking. I could go for more of those. Maybe remake 9 like that.
I mean I'm fine with the ultra-realism, but I don't need next-gen hardware to show it, you know?
yeah i'd be so down for more varied styles or maybe a return to some good ones like the final fantasy tactics look
swapping styles also does a ton to refresh my interest in a series. Zelda bops back and forth between a lot of styles and it really helps to keep most of them distinct to me.
13 and 15 have a distinct issue that since 15 used to be a spinoff 13 game, they both look very same-y in the general art direction to me. Even though it's going mostly realistic, the 7 remake mostly has a distinct visual identity that'll at least make me go "now that i will only see in a 7 game."
@whiskers pour one out for the canceled western final fantasy, which was going to be that apparently :( space fractals..........
> i want shorter games with worse graphics made by people who are paid more to work less and i'm not kidding
@clacke capitalists have coupled their profit extraction to their workers earning an income. Unfortunately you can't take away the former without also taking away the latter
@whiskers Oh boy Do I have a game for you then!
@whiskers complete agree.
I have two kids and a job, but I still want to play games for their stories. I no longer have 2-3 work weeks to pour into games....
Drop the sidequests and the graphics that force me to but a new computer. Gimme the story....
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