Just weird, Bluti, because whilst the crews reasons for their journey are relatively 'weak' - yes, they just go en route to find Fish Monsters - there's nothing wrong with it, like with Suiko IV where it's just like 'oh, you have a crew, I wanna join'. I'm enjoying it all about equally, I have to say.
As far as Lazlo, couldn't they just have found him on Lazlo Island, hiding away in seclusion (doing a bit of a 'Tir' thing), and then he joins the crew when somebody recognises him and he gets the will to fight? If he's an agent of Lino, why is he hiding away on an island with Chiepoo anyway doing no missions of any type? And why ain't Snowe or any of the Knights of Razril with him? Not even the ones who could have stayed with Lazlo on the island with Chiepoo forever? (I usually chose Keneth and Paula incidentally, even though Keneth and Tal seem more incharacter IMO). You're right, it's fanservice but I think with a tweak of just two lines, it could have made perfect sense instead of being random and confuzzling.
patapi wrote: Being the first spin-off title to get localised, a good number of players completely miss the implication the "spin-off" design choices that went into the production of the title. Like the Gaiden games, there is still a (kinda) wartime setting in the background, but these stories chose to revolve more around specific individuals caught up in the mess.
Yeah, and I totally, totally dig it - it's great and I'd like to see more of this type of spin-off in the RPG Genre. It's also been nice resolving a couple of plot threads - my only regret is that we haven't had more stuff resolved. Like why do half of the team joint the Dauntless
I've got Frederica to come soon and seeing as she was one of my favourite characters in IV, I am hoping her backstory with Cray is fleshed out even just a tad. Like Ornan, it seemed the writers had something in mind for her but it was left in a 'mysterious' bucket and never resolved. I'd love to know what Cray did to her for her to hate him so.
who demands a detective be put into any remake of S IV.