History Videogame / DragonQuestIX

25th May '16 12:36:10 PM cricri3007
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** The battle against the Final Boss is a downplayed example in that, while it's technically a normal battle (complete with white flash at it's end, victory screen and fanfare), all your eggorts amounted to giving him a hard slap, after which he decide to blow up the world anyway.

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** The battle against the Final Boss is a downplayed example in that, while it's technically a normal battle (complete with white flash at it's end, victory screen and fanfare), all your eggorts efforts amounted to giving him a hard slap, after which he decide to blow up the world anyway.
23rd May '16 12:06:31 PM cricri3007
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** The battle against the Final Boss is a downplayed example in that, while it's technically a normal battle (complete with white flash at it's end, victory screen and fanfare), all your eggorts amounted to giving him a hard slap, after which he decide to blow up the world anyway.
21st Mar '16 8:41:09 AM cricri3007
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** In the French version of the game, Purrviss is named Mac Leo, the leo part is a {{Pun}} on the fact that he's an anthropomorphic panthera (''léopard'') in French. As for the ShoutOut itself... he's a [[Film/{{Highlander}} master swordman from 300 years ago and his name is actually one letter away from Macleod]].
19th Feb '16 9:43:40 AM PaulA
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** The last skill you learn in the Thief's class skillset is called [[TreasureIsland Treasure Eye Land]].

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** The last skill you learn in the Thief's class skillset is called [[TreasureIsland [[Literature/TreasureIsland Treasure Eye Land]].
14th Jan '16 3:53:49 PM nombretomado
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It was released in Japan in 2009 by SquareEnix and in North America and Europe in 2010 by Creator/{{Nintendo}}.

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It was released in Japan in 2009 by SquareEnix Creator/SquareEnix and in North America and Europe in 2010 by Creator/{{Nintendo}}.



* NetworkToTheRescue: Can you believe that SquareEnix wasn't going to localize this gem? Creator/{{Nintendo}} took this game into their hands, and gave it some much-needed publicity, as they did with the original ''VideoGame/DragonQuestI'' and later did with ''VideoGame/DragonQuestVI''.
** SquareEnix has hence declared ''VideoGame/DragonQuest'' dead in the West, leaving Nintendo to localize ''[[VideoGame/DragonQuestMonstersJoker2 Joker 2]]'' and all future titles.

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* NetworkToTheRescue: Can you believe that SquareEnix Creator/SquareEnix wasn't going to localize this gem? Creator/{{Nintendo}} took this game into their hands, and gave it some much-needed publicity, as they did with the original ''VideoGame/DragonQuestI'' and later did with ''VideoGame/DragonQuestVI''.
** SquareEnix Square Enix has hence declared ''VideoGame/DragonQuest'' dead in the West, leaving Nintendo to localize ''[[VideoGame/DragonQuestMonstersJoker2 Joker 2]]'' and all future titles.
28th Dec '15 9:54:02 PM Tavernier
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* SelfImposedChallenge: The game is meant for combat with a four-man party, but there are many players who run TheHero solo. This transforms some of the boss fights, like [[StatusBuff The Dreadmaster]] into chokepoints that can only be overcome if the Hero has certain skills. (Shield skills, Man, that's the way to go).
23rd Nov '15 1:07:51 AM DragonQuestZ
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* RandomDropBooster: The Thief class has a LimitBreak called Itemized Kill, which guarantees an item drop from the enemy (even {{Bonus Boss}}es). It can be combined with the Armamentalist's Voice of Experience (more XP) to give Haulellujah (increased gold, XP and drops).
14th Nov '15 4:23:17 PM nombretomado
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* Creator/SethGreen: [[http://arts.blogs.pressdemocrat.com/12655/lake-county-teen-band-featured-in-ad/ Doing the ads for the game.]] ''Yes, [[RobotChicken that]] Seth Green.'' Nintendo [[CassandraTruth wasn't kidding]] when they said they wanted to give ''Dragon Quest IX'' the proper advertisement budget it deserves in the US.

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* Creator/SethGreen: [[http://arts.blogs.pressdemocrat.com/12655/lake-county-teen-band-featured-in-ad/ Doing the ads for the game.]] ''Yes, [[RobotChicken [[WesternAnimation/RobotChicken that]] Seth Green.'' Nintendo [[CassandraTruth wasn't kidding]] when they said they wanted to give ''Dragon Quest IX'' the proper advertisement budget it deserves in the US.
2nd Nov '15 1:33:42 PM Tavernier
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* WorldTree: Two of them. One in the Observatory [[spoiler:which is really the goddess Celestra]], and there's a small ghost one on Pluvi Island.

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* WorldTree: Two ''Two of them. them''. One in the Observatory [[spoiler:which is really the goddess Celestra]], and there's a small ghost one second on Pluvi Island.Island that produces Yggdrasil leaves -- according to postgame DLC, it's a ''phantom''. It was burned down 300 years ago.
2nd Nov '15 8:01:13 AM Tavernier
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* {{DLC}}: Interestingly, of the "already programmed in there" variety. An examination of the game code shows that all the extra missions and dungeons are simple flags.

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* {{DLC}}: Interestingly, of Of the "already programmed in there" on-disc" variety. An examination of the game code shows But now that Nintendo's online services has been discontinued, all the extra missions and dungeons are simple flags.of this is LostForever.
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