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I've re-started Dragon Quest XI. As soon as I found out there's a way to replace the ear-grating MIDI music of the Western release with the sumptuous Japanese full orchestral soundtrack I got the pc version in the Steam Christmas sale and modded it. It changes the feel of the game completely and I love it even more now :love:

Also nearly finished Xenoblade Chronicles 2. Finished chapter 9 (of 10) this afternoon.
 

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Got to say the MIDI stuff didn't bother me, although I've heard others dislike it a lot too.

Are you playing with the optional Draconic modifiers? I started a game with about half of those. Got a fair way in (just met the mermaid) before I got Divinity 2 for Christmas.

Speaking of which, I'm having a similar problem to the first game. A spot of option paralysis over choosing, beyond obvious choices, what to spend points on. Just decided to expand the Red Prince, mostly a beefcake, into a summoner (on brand, as a move) and giving Sebille a polymorph point (wish I had another, though, as there's a nice looking level 2 book I've got which would help make her a bit more resilient. Great for damage, though).
 

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Got to say the MIDI stuff didn't bother me, although I've heard others dislike it a lot too.
Yeah, it probably doesn't bother a lot of people but it seemed so out of step with the quality of the rest of the game to me. As an example:

Original MIDI music:


and the orchestral mod:



I'm not playing with the draconic modifiers. I want to finish it once without them. I'll use them next time through, which will be on the Switch I expect, as I will definitely be getting that version too.
 

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To be honest, although it doesn't bother me it does sound like quite a lot of people share your view, so I'm not sure which of us is in the minority. Don't get me wrong, I'd prefer the orchestral score, it just doesn't irk me all that much.

My suspended draconic playthrough has about half the modifiers. I think trying all of them would be a bit brave/frustrating.
 

Bugg

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To be honest, although it doesn't bother me it does sound like quite a lot of people share your view, so I'm not sure which of us is in the minority. Don't get me wrong, I'd prefer the orchestral score, it just doesn't irk me all that much.
I'd have put up with it but, once I knew about the mod, there was no going back for me :)


I just finished Xenoblade Chronicles 2. I think it out-epic-ed the epicness of the end of the first game. Took me five attempts to beat the final boss, then the ending cutscene lasted over half an hour. I'm in bits :cry::LOL:
 

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Although it's only my first playthrough, it's clear to see some areas where decisions do alter the way that Divinity 2 unfolds. That's always cool to see. And my companions sometimes have differing but valid perspectives, helping to make decisions less a case of Supreme Evil versus Ultra Good (mostly) but a bit greyer.

Also amused when my necromantic undead cleric got attacked by someone who tried using poison. Which heals the undead. Good luck, you buffoon! Mwahahaha!
 

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I really want someone at studio Ghibli to just hire the creative people behind the Endless games and give them a movie or TV series! I love their artwork and style!

And I've caved and am going to have to find some money to at last leave the 1024*768 community and get a widescreen so I can properly enjoy Endless Legends
 

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