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Author:   0Kbdraco0
Date:   Dec 03, 10 at 10:22pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Golden Sun or Dragon Quest
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Yeah it's out, I have it, not bad I guess, this thread needs to be shhh, because it's like 70% GS 30% DQIX and no one likes a negative nelly .



Author:   Kirby39
Date:   Dec 04, 10 at 9:50am (PST)
Subject:   re: Golden Sun or Dragon Quest
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My brother likes negative nellys,
at least i think so.
Because he has the ability to make people near him feel negative about him.



Author:   notluckyboy151
Date:   Dec 05, 10 at 3:51pm (PST)
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quote Xeroph
No need to make snide remarks. My name's an island from a Dragon Quest game so I'm not being biased. I've been playing Dragon Warrior games far longer than I have Golden Sun. I think it's funny you're so quick to criticize a game you obviously haven't played, judging from your response.

I said if you enjoy Dragon Quest you should check out Golden Sun because they're similar.
A dragon quest monsters joker island name, by any chance?:D I sooooo love that game cus i have a level 55 estark and atlas!



Author:   Mouldy Cheese
Date:   Dec 11, 10 at 11:12am (PST)
Subject:   re: Golden Sun or Dragon Quest
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I really enjoyed Golden Sun, but I haven't even finished DQ yet and so cannot really make an honest judgement. I really did enjoy Golden Sun, but I'm having a lot of fun with DQ so far.

Pretty even I'd say...both are quite different games that just happen to be of a similar genre and hence are the subject of "which is better" scrutiny.




Author:   akira357
Date:   Dec 14, 10 at 8:40pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Golden Sun or Dragon Quest
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I have played both. I was a huge fan of the GS on the GBA: solid story, great graphics and the dijinn system really made the game epic. I played the new one and I was dissapointed, as per usual, the game is geared more towards kids and newcomers than fans of the series [that was really a slap in the face]. Dragon quest 9 is probably one of the best rpgs out there. I have played countless rpgs [ff 1-10], Golden sun,etc and I found one the biggest things that annoyed the hell out of me was the random encounters! The sheer concept of this pisses me off because I found later on, I was rushing through dungeons, temples, etc and not enjoying them because I didnt want to encounter a monster I could easily one shot! DQ9 adds an awesome touch, you can see the enemies! Hence, you can avoid them in a dungeon if you are in a hurry not walk 3 steps, encounter a bat, kill bat, rinse and repeat. All rpgs should have this system as a standard game mechanic. Also I love how your character changes depending on the armor they choose,etc. Golden Sun was also too rigid: isaac and garet were melee, ivan and mia were magic users. You could change their classes and all but it wasnt effective until later on. In my opinion, both games are great but DQ9 has those nice touches that make the experience more worth while.



Author:   Wes
Date:   Dec 15, 10 at 2:01am (PST)
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quote akira357
Dragon quest 9 is probably one of the best rpgs out there. I have played countless rpgs [ff 1-10], Golden sun,etc and I found one the biggest things that annoyed the hell out of me was the random encounters! The sheer concept of this pisses me off because I found later on, I was rushing through dungeons, temples, etc and not enjoying them because I didnt want to encounter a monster I could easily one shot! DQ9 adds an awesome touch, you can see the enemies! Hence, you can avoid them in a dungeon if you are in a hurry not walk 3 steps, encounter a bat, kill bat, rinse and repeat. All rpgs should have this system as a standard game mechanic.
Its a shame they took so long to do this. Chrono Trigger was made by squaresoft many years ago. It was a great idea, because if you've played the game before you could avoid many of the monster mobs by avoiding the trigger points.
Yet it wasn't until DQM Joker and DQIX that they tried again. I get sick of the "x steps triggers a battle" formula that so many RPGs use. I think DQIX got that part just right.



Author:   akira357
Date:   Dec 15, 10 at 4:39pm (PST)
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amen to that. I remember back in pokemon red/blue. Mount moon was such a piss off, every 5 steps you encountered the same zubat! lol. I like that if you are at a high level, monsters will run away...I mean I would too if i knew i would get "1 shotted" lol.



Author:   M-vil
Date:   Feb 05, 11 at 7:01am (PST)
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I'm sorry but there is no way Golden Sun is better than Dragon Quest 9 its impossible i think the graphics in Golden Sun Dark Dawn are amazing but Dragon Quest 9 is better because it makes up for the graphics with the awesome storyline and theres always more to do to keep you playing and the multilayer is unbeatable theres no DS game that can match it plus in Dragon Quest 9 you can make your own character and teammates and equip them and dress them how you want plus DQ has a greater history and that what i think (plus its just plain awesome).-please comment and state your opinions on my post^_^



Author:   seanflynn
Date:   Feb 06, 11 at 5:22pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Golden Sun or Dragon Quest
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I had the same problem with deciding... But when I got to the store and saw the guidebooks....yeah GS looks kinda skimpy.... That really helped my influence. Not to mention that Dragon quest keeps coming out with stuff every week. Its almost an endless game



Author:   M-vil
Date:   Aug 09, 11 at 4:02am (PST)
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but don't forget DQ9 is a very custom game. you can make your character choose you teams and there are hundreds of different equipment to use. that's some thing i know golden sun doesn't have.



Author:   M-vil
Date:   Aug 09, 11 at 4:06am (PST)
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and the multi player for DQ9 is the best I've ever seen for DS games



Author:   ThatDudeUNo
Date:   Aug 09, 11 at 6:22pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Golden Sun or Dragon Quest
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Golden Sun gets boring after you pass the game and has certain parts closed after certain times.



Author:   oh you, no
Date:   Oct 05, 12 at 5:11pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Golden Sun or Dragon Quest
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quote Charraze111
Also does golden sun have Wi Fi quests?
Haha... No. A Wi Fi shop?
Nope!
Does it put old bosses from old games into the game?
Nope.
Does Golden Sun have Aquila? The coolest person ever?
Nope!
The list goes on and on...
Overall DQIX>Golden Sun
Wi Fi quests that are always the same fetch, kill quests? Who the hell cares.
Wi Fi shops, again who cares. LOOKS AT ME IM BUY STUFF ONLINE!
Old bosses from old games. Yes. You obviously are unfamiliar with the series so shut the *bleep* up
Golden Sun's characters put DQ9s to shame. Simple fact.
There is no list lol

I like DQ, love DQ9, hate myopic fanboys who talk shit about stuff they don't know about.



Author:   TheMinnsy
Date:   Oct 07, 12 at 2:39pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Golden Sun or Dragon Quest
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I own both games and personally, DQ9 beats Golden Sun. I finished DQ9 and i still had stuff to do. But when i finished Golden Sun, I found i beat the final boss, it went through the credits, story, etc. and when i returned to play, i started before the boss with nothing to do. While i spent 100 odd hours on DQ after the boss, c*****. I personally loved Dq, but only liked gs.dd.....


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