Did anyone play Breath of Fire: Dragon Quarter
To start off, there is are no white magic or trauma inns, just however many medkits you can afford to buy and keep in your limited inventory.
Enemies don't respawn, so XP is finite, save by using New Game+
Then you link with a D-Construct and things get worse. Now you have a counter on-screen representing how fast the link is killing you. It rises slowly as you walk around and fight battles. You can access the boss-destroying dragon form as a free action in battle, but just transforming raises the counter 1%. Any attacks you make in battle raise the counter 1-2% per attack, and it raises by another 1% if you end turn in dragon mode. This counter can never be lowered, and once it hits 100%, the game is over.
The challenge becomes good management of medkits and haling items, and generally only use the dragon form in emergencies, because save points are rare, and require another limited quantity item to save.
I would definitely suggest playing it if you're a fan of the RPG and survival horror genres.