History VideoGame / PhantasyStarII

12th May '17 7:49:27 PM Sabrewing
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* BarrierWarrior: Amy

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* BarrierWarrior: AmyAmy.
* BigDamPlot: After Climatrol blows up, Rolf needs to unlock the four Motavian dams to prevent a flood.
11th Apr '17 10:54:02 AM Sabrewing
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* DebutQueue: Remember, every time you reach a new town, go back to Rolf's house. Someone will be waiting to join the party.

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* DebutQueue: Remember, every time you reach a new Motavian town, go back to Rolf's house. Someone will be waiting to join the party.



** When Nei is killed by Neifirst, Rolf tries to revive her at the clone labs, but is told "it only works on humans". Prior to this, if she dies in battle she can be revived there just like any other character.[[note]]In the original Japanese it makes more sense -- she's a biomonster and you just blew up the plant manufacturing those.[[/note]]

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** When Nei is killed by Neifirst, Rolf tries to revive her at the clone labs, but is told "it only works on humans". Prior to this, if she dies in battle she can be revived there just like any other character.[[note]]In the original Japanese it makes more sense -- she's a half biomonster and you just blew up the plant manufacturing those.[[/note]]



* SquishyWizard: Amy and Hugh

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* SquishyWizard: Amy and HughHugh.



* ThisLooksLikeAJobForAquaman: Most of Kain's techs only work on machines, which you probably will have encountered none at the point he joins you giving you no reason to bring him along. [[spoiler: Come the time Mother Brain sics all the robots on Rolf, and he becomse an invaluable member of the party.]]

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* ThisLooksLikeAJobForAquaman: Most of Kain's techs only work on machines, which you probably will have encountered none at the point he joins you giving you no reason to bring him along. [[spoiler: Come the time Mother Brain sics all the robots on Rolf, and he becomse becomes an invaluable member of the party.]]
2nd Apr '17 4:06:53 PM nombretomado
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''PhantasyStarII: The End of the Lost Age'' is the second game in Creator/{{Sega}}'s long-running ''PhantasyStar'' series of science fiction/fantasy {{Eastern RPG}}s. This is the first entry in the series released for the UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis, and it is widely considered the [[NintendoHard most difficult]]. It was also hailed as the best RPG on the system, only unseated by ''PhantasyStarIV'' five years down the line.

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''PhantasyStarII: ''Phantasy Star II: The End of the Lost Age'' is the second game in Creator/{{Sega}}'s long-running ''PhantasyStar'' ''VideoGame/PhantasyStar'' series of science fiction/fantasy {{Eastern RPG}}s. This is the first entry in the series released for the UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis, and it is widely considered the [[NintendoHard most difficult]]. It was also hailed as the best RPG on the system, only unseated by ''PhantasyStarIV'' ''VideoGame/PhantasyStarIV'' five years down the line.



* ArbitraryHeadcountLimit: You have 8 playable characters, but can use no more than 4 at a time in your party, with the rest simply sitting around at Rolf's house when not in use. Notably, this is the ''only'' one of the original tetralogy to do this (with the minor exception of ''PhantasyStarIV'''s final dungeon, which at least provides an in-story justification for it).

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* ArbitraryHeadcountLimit: You have 8 playable characters, but can use no more than 4 at a time in your party, with the rest simply sitting around at Rolf's house when not in use. Notably, this is the ''only'' one of the original tetralogy to do this (with the minor exception of ''PhantasyStarIV'''s ''VideoGame/PhantasyStarIV'''s final dungeon, which at least provides an in-story justification for it).
26th Feb '17 1:08:42 PM ZorotheGallade
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* ThisLooksLikeAJobForAquaman: Most of Kain's techs only work on machines, which you probably will have encountered none at the point he joins you giving you no reason to bring him along. [[spoiler: Come the time Mother Brain sics all the robots on Rolf, and he becomse an invaluable member of the party.]]
16th Jan '17 2:25:28 PM Ramidel
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* WeatherControlMachine: The Climatrol system is part this and part [[{{Terraform}} terraforming project]], converting the natural [[SingleBiomePlanet desert planet]] of Motavia into a thriving green world. Sadly, it's been repurposed as a Biomonster manufacturing facility that you must destroy, and then everything ''really'' goes to hell.
16th Jan '17 2:00:27 PM Ramidel
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* DarkerAndEdgier: This is the darkest game in the ''VideoGame/PhantasyStar'' quadrilogy, which is saying something. It started the Phantasy Star trend of AnyoneCanDie, and it rather convincingly portrays a world that's on the edge of collapse while its citizens continue to while away their lives in a dying paradise. The game also features one hell of a DownerEnding (see below). Probably the darkest JRPG of the 16-bit era, only challenged by the ShinMegamiTensei games. Hell, it's possibly one of the darkest narratives in gaming history. To put this in perspective, the first major quest involves saving a DamselInDistress whose father had become a bandit to raise her ransom money...and then when she's brought to her father, [[ShootTheShaggyDog he kills her for any money she might be carrying before learning who she is, and then kills himself once he learns the truth]].

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* DarkerAndEdgier: This is the darkest game in the ''VideoGame/PhantasyStar'' quadrilogy, which is saying something. It started the Phantasy Star trend of AnyoneCanDie, and it rather convincingly portrays a world that's on the edge of collapse while its citizens continue to while away their lives in a dying paradise. The game also features one hell of a DownerEnding (see below). Probably the darkest JRPG of the 16-bit era, only challenged by the ShinMegamiTensei games. Hell, it's possibly one of the darkest narratives in gaming history. To put this in perspective, the first major quest involves saving a DamselInDistress whose to cross a BrokenBridge, just like in ''Videogame/FinalFantasyI''...but it's a BrokenBridge because the damsel's father had become a bandit to raise her ransom money...money and blocked the bridge, and then when she's brought to her father, [[ShootTheShaggyDog he kills her for any money she might be carrying before learning who she is, and then kills himself once he learns the truth]].
29th Nov '16 1:10:36 AM Sabrewing
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* HelloInsertNameHere: All of the party members introduce themselves in Rolf's home and then offer to accept a nickname of your choice. Nei averts this, since she has to share a name scheme with Neifirst.

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* HelloInsertNameHere: All of the Your party members introduce themselves in Rolf's home and then offer to accept a nickname of your choice. Nei averts this, since she has to share a name scheme with Neifirst.Neifirst, and Shir straight-up refuses to accept a nickname.
18th Nov '16 3:27:22 AM Sabrewing
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* LiveItem: Teim, after you rescue her from the Tower of Nido.

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* LiveItem: Teim, after you rescue her from the Tower of Nido. Amusingly, her name is an anagram of "item".
13th Oct '16 10:32:39 AM DracMonster
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** When Nei is killed by Neifirst, Rolf tries to revive her at the clone labs, but is told "it only works on humans". Prior to this, if she dies in battle she can be revived there just like any other character.

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** When Nei is killed by Neifirst, Rolf tries to revive her at the clone labs, but is told "it only works on humans". Prior to this, if she dies in battle she can be revived there just like any other character.[[note]]In the original Japanese it makes more sense -- she's a biomonster and you just blew up the plant manufacturing those.[[/note]]
14th Jul '16 4:36:37 PM Discar
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* HumansAreTheRealMonsters: The Earthmen, true human beings from Earth, are all presented as the {{Outside Context Villain}}s of the game. Though Darkforce was likely brainwashing them into the plan to destroy Algo, they still were forced to leave Earth because they destroyed its environment.

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* HumansAreTheRealMonsters: The Earthmen, true human beings from Earth, are all presented as the {{Outside Context Villain}}s Problem}}s of the game. Though Darkforce was likely brainwashing them into the plan to destroy Algo, they still were forced to leave Earth because they destroyed its environment.
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