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Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time (PSP)

Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time (PSP)
alaScore 94

8 reviews

Jul, 2014

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Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time

 

I enjoy a reasonable challenge in the games that I play. I don't enjoy relying upon dumb luck to win what should be a no-brainer battle. And about half way through Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time I realized that I'm not going to get through this game on...

The battle system in Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time isn't really at fault here, it's the numbers game behind it that seems to be rigged in the computer's favor that makes playing this game a chore. The slow story pacing will also require a lot of...

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Review: Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time for PSP - GamerTell

 

Interesting storyline with multiple endings. Can choose Crevanille’s responses in most situations to befriend characters and influence story. Lots of different skills to learn. Easy to understand real-time strategy battle system. Tons of different...

Graphics are incredibly dated. Can’t save anywhere

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Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time Review

 

Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time weaves a complex and captivating tale, but the combat doesn't pull its weight.

Intricate story set in a complex world ; Good writing that creates vivid characters

Straightforward, unremarkable combat ; Sometimes unclear where you need to go ; Character interactions feel mechanical

Unlike many tactical RPGs in which characters move on a grid, here, your characters move freely about the environment, with the distance they can move and the frequency with which they act determined by their stats. Combat is usually quite easy. The...

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Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time Playtest – Stands The Test Of Time

 

Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time is a great middle ground for those who find turn-based strategy RPGs too slow and the hectic pace of real-time strategy games too fast.

Once enough friendship points are built with your party members their status portrait will change from indifferent to happy.

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Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time Review

 

The PSP may be a dying handheld, but that doesn't stop the great games from releasing on it. Our full review.

Complex world ; Intriguing mysterious story ; In world tactical battles

Adequate visuals ; Slow pacing in the beginning

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The so-so aesthetics shouldn't turn players away from this game, however, as it is very much worth experiencing. Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time is an excellent JRPG with a serious storyline and lots of juicy political intrigue. The battles are...

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Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time Review

 

Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time weaves a complex and captivating tale, but the combat doesn't pull its weight.

Intricate story set in a complex world ; Good writing that creates vivid characters

Straightforward, unremarkable combat ; Sometimes unclear where you need to go ; Character interactions feel mechanical

Unlike many tactical RPGs in which characters move on a grid, here, your characters move freely about the environment, with the distance they can move and the frequency with which they act determined by their stats. Combat is usually quite easy. The...

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