History VideoGame / Suikoden

19th Aug '16 3:49:41 PM NonoRobot
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* WarIsHell: A constant theme in every game. While the tone is usually light, the games don't shy away from the horrors of war and other serious subjects, and include scenes of populations slaughtered, villages devastated, lives destroyed, orphans, betrayal, racism, resistance from oppression, post-traumatic stress disorder...
3rd Jul '16 11:34:16 AM Caliburn_Absolute
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* LivingForeverIsAwesome: Demonstrated in three where [[spoiler: Geddoe]] holds onto the True Lightening Rune even after a contemporary has given up there's. [[spoiler: Chris]] also holds onto the True Elemental Rune that she receives.

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* LivingForeverIsAwesome: Demonstrated in three where [[spoiler: Geddoe]] holds onto the True Lightening Rune even after a contemporary has given up there's.theirs. [[spoiler: Chris]] also holds onto the True Elemental Rune that she receives.



* LoadsAndLoadsOfSidequests: About half the 108 playable characters in the series are optional, and the optional ones usually have some kind of sidequest that needs to be completed before joining. Everyone seems to think one has hours available to go cooking, fishing, exploring dungeons, backtracking, fetching things, taking them to see people... and even after you recruit them, a number of them still have minigames to play.

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* LoadsAndLoadsOfSidequests: About half the 108 playable characters in the series each game are optional, and the optional ones usually have some kind of sidequest that needs to be completed before joining. Everyone seems to think one has hours available to go cooking, fishing, exploring dungeons, backtracking, fetching things, taking them to see people... and even after you recruit them, a number of them still have minigames to play.
1st Jul '16 1:24:30 PM Anddrix
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** After the 3rd game this happens much less, with SuikodenTierkreis having ZERO continuity nods to previous games. Needless to say this caused a BaseBreaker moment.

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** After the 3rd game this happens much less, with SuikodenTierkreis having ZERO continuity nods to previous games. Needless to say this caused a BaseBreaker moment.
27th Mar '16 4:55:33 PM Wuz
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** Happens without fail every time, usually attributed to a big discharge of energy during the battle. Even in ''Suikoden III'', where the fight takes place in a faily big open-air area that still manages to fall on the boss and kill it, while your characters flee to safety... through the underground tunnels.

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** Happens without fail every time, usually attributed to a big discharge of energy during the battle. Even in ''Suikoden III'', where the fight takes place in a faily fairly big open-air area that still manages to fall on the boss and kill it, while your characters flee to safety... through the underground tunnels.



* LivingForeverIsAwesome: Demonstrated in three where [[spoiler: Geddoe]] holds onto the True Lightening Rune even after a contemporary has given up there's. [[Spoiler: Chris]] also holds onto the True Elemental Rune that she receives.

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* LivingForeverIsAwesome: Demonstrated in three where [[spoiler: Geddoe]] holds onto the True Lightening Rune even after a contemporary has given up there's. [[Spoiler: [[spoiler: Chris]] also holds onto the True Elemental Rune that she receives.
2nd Jan '16 6:59:32 PM Raebo007
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Among fans, ''VideoGame/SuikodenII'' is usually considered to be the strongest of the series (too bad it's also the one you're least likely to find, and the most expensive if you do find it), while ''IV'' is widely seen as the weakest. While not as graphically flashy as other video game series like ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'', this series has a lot to offer for gamers who like long and involved plots filled with intrigue and interesting characters.

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Among fans, ''VideoGame/SuikodenII'' is usually considered to be the strongest of the series (too bad it's also the one you're least likely to find, and the most expensive if you do find it), series, while ''IV'' is widely seen as the weakest. While not as graphically flashy as other video game series like ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'', this series has a lot to offer for gamers who like long and involved plots filled with intrigue and interesting characters.
27th Nov '15 4:40:22 PM Berrenta
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* GoToAlias: The entire series has the recurring alias of Scholtheim Reinbach III/IV. Made much funnier when [[BecauseImJonesy one of the games actually features the real Scholtheim Reinback III.]]

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* GoToAlias: The entire series has the recurring alias of Scholtheim Reinbach III/IV. Made much funnier when [[BecauseImJonesy [[ConfrontingYourImposter one of the games actually features the real Scholtheim Reinback III.]]
26th Nov '15 5:01:41 PM nombretomado
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*** Genshu (''Suikoden 2'') has similarities to [[SamuraiShodown Tachibana Ukyo]]: they both fight using Iai techniques, their stances both don't face their enemy directly, and both have techniques related Swallows (Genshu's rune, Tachibana's Tsubame Gaeshi) and their most powerful techniques are a series of very fast sword draws.

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*** Genshu (''Suikoden 2'') has similarities to [[SamuraiShodown [[VideoGame/SamuraiShodown Tachibana Ukyo]]: they both fight using Iai techniques, their stances both don't face their enemy directly, and both have techniques related Swallows (Genshu's rune, Tachibana's Tsubame Gaeshi) and their most powerful techniques are a series of very fast sword draws.
4th Nov '15 3:00:08 PM NonoRobot
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Following Konami's decision to no longer make AAA games and focus on the mobile market (along with several other decisions which earned them the ire of players), the future of the series is looking bleak, leaving many fans disillusioned.

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Following Konami's decision to no longer make AAA games and focus on the mobile market (along with several other decisions which earned them the ire of players), the future of the series is looking bleak, bleak (if not outright nonexistent), leaving many fans disillusioned.
4th Nov '15 2:58:01 PM NonoRobot
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The Suikoden universe is encompassed by 5 main console games, ''[[VideoGame/SuikodenI Suikoden]]'', ''VideoGame/SuikodenII'', ''VideoGame/SuikodenIII'', ''VideoGame/SuikodenIV'', ''VideoGame/SuikodenV'' and a group of spinoffs: a StrategyRPG game ''VideoGame/SuikodenTactics'' (''Rhapsodia'' in Japan); two canon VisualNovel games called ''Genso Suikogaiden 1'' and ''2'', featuring the adventures of Nash Latkje which provide background to Suikoden 2 and foreshadowing for 3; a GBA adaptation of the card game shoehorned into a retelling of Suikoden II's plot; and a Nintendo DS spin-off called ''VideoGame/SuikodenTierkreis'', which is set in an alternate universe unconnected to the main Suikoden world, none of which save ''Tierkreis'' have seen an English language release. There's also a slot machine game released in 2010, which saw the fans basically thinking "so this is how it ends, huh?".

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The Suikoden universe is encompassed by 5 main console games, ''[[VideoGame/SuikodenI Suikoden]]'', ''VideoGame/SuikodenII'', ''VideoGame/SuikodenIII'', ''VideoGame/SuikodenIV'', ''VideoGame/SuikodenV'' and a group of spinoffs: a StrategyRPG game ''VideoGame/SuikodenTactics'' (''Rhapsodia'' in Japan); two canon VisualNovel games called ''Genso Suikogaiden 1'' and ''2'', featuring the adventures of Nash Latkje which provide background to Suikoden 2 and foreshadowing for 3; a GBA adaptation of the card game shoehorned into a retelling of Suikoden II's plot; and a Nintendo DS spin-off called ''VideoGame/SuikodenTierkreis'', which is set in an alternate universe unconnected to the main Suikoden world, none of which save ''Tierkreis'' have seen an English language release. There's also a slot machine game released in 2010, which saw the fans basically thinking "so this is how it ends, huh?".
huh?". Ultimately, a last spin-off game was released on the PSP in 2012, known as ''VideoGame/SuikodenTheWovenWebOfACentury'', but [[NoExportForYou it was never localized]].
4th Nov '15 2:52:31 PM NonoRobot
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The Suikoden universe is encompassed by 5 main console games, ''[[VideoGame/SuikodenI Suikoden]]'', ''VideoGame/SuikodenII'', ''VideoGame/SuikodenIII'', ''VideoGame/SuikodenIV'', ''VideoGame/SuikodenV'' and a group of spinoffs: a StrategyRPG game ''VideoGame/SuikodenTactics'' (''Rhapsodia'' in Japan); two canon VisualNovel games called ''Genso Suikogaiden 1'' and ''2'', featuring the adventures of Nash Latkje which provide background to Suikoden 2 and foreshadowing for 3; a GBA adaptation of the card game shoehorned into a retelling of Suikoden II's plot; and a Nintendo DS spin-off called ''VideoGame/SuikodenTierkreis'', which is set in an alternate universe unconnected to the main Suikoden world, none of which save ''Tierkreis'' have seen an English language release. There's also a slot machine game released in 2010, which saw the fans basically thinking "so this is how it ends, huh?" And then a new PSP project is announced.

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The Suikoden universe is encompassed by 5 main console games, ''[[VideoGame/SuikodenI Suikoden]]'', ''VideoGame/SuikodenII'', ''VideoGame/SuikodenIII'', ''VideoGame/SuikodenIV'', ''VideoGame/SuikodenV'' and a group of spinoffs: a StrategyRPG game ''VideoGame/SuikodenTactics'' (''Rhapsodia'' in Japan); two canon VisualNovel games called ''Genso Suikogaiden 1'' and ''2'', featuring the adventures of Nash Latkje which provide background to Suikoden 2 and foreshadowing for 3; a GBA adaptation of the card game shoehorned into a retelling of Suikoden II's plot; and a Nintendo DS spin-off called ''VideoGame/SuikodenTierkreis'', which is set in an alternate universe unconnected to the main Suikoden world, none of which save ''Tierkreis'' have seen an English language release. There's also a slot machine game released in 2010, which saw the fans basically thinking "so this is how it ends, huh?" And then a new PSP project is announced.
huh?".


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