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Instant Replay: Disgaea

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I doubt I would have played the game again if I had achieved the ending I had wanted. But then again, if I had gone back in time, I would have played the game exactly the same way. There is almost no escaping the scenario in the first play-through, unless I had the kind of lucky break I had against the ‘Alternative Netherworld’ inhabitants and applied it to the ending. On the other hand, I would gladly play the game again, because it gives me the reason to enjoy how the game plays and achieve things that I didn’t get the first time around.

Could I picture an overlord getting an even greater reward for humbling himself, even though he has been undefeated using his own strength and forces? Will it open up new battles or characters? I don’t know yet, but I’d like to find out. That battle had opened me up to new ideas at a time when I didn’t like putting a foot wrong. The fact that I’m still willing to continue in the game is great, because I can think of similar games that I can kindle a desire to play again and count them on the fingers of both hands. What is different to me is that I took a negative scenario as the excuse to play the game again, rather than to tie-up a loose-end in a side-quest. I know I can go back, change my gaming habits. I want to know more, I know I am capable of finishing the game the way I want to. A little work is involved, but the journey and effort is worth it.

Batthink out.
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About Batthinkone of us since 9:11 AM on 08.20.2007

I am a gamer of 37 years of age. I'm not happy when prodded or teased. You have been warned. I am a human-being, you know? With feelings.

I also have a likeness for RPGs.

My favourites:



(Additional favorites: Grandia)

Currently playing: Forza Horizon 4 (XBox One)
The Division 2 (XBox One)
Disgaea 2 (PS2)
Persona Q (2DS/3DS)
GTA V (XBox One)
Atari Vault(PC)

Mood: Managing stress reasonably well.

Fanboy class: Dedicated enough to get decent RPGs and action figures.

Favorite music artists:

Boards of Canada
Joy Division
Mr Scruff
Talvin Singh
The Prodigy
Primal Scream
High Contrast
DJ Shadow
Nightmares On Wax
Cocteau Twins
Bonobo
The Chemical Brothers
Kenji Kawai
Ian Brown
The Go! Team
Beck
Principles Of Geometry

Moments of Glory:

Promoted Monthly Musings

Expanded Universes
Untapped Potential
I Suck At Games
Do The Wrong Thing
Something About Sex
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