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How are you liking Octopath Traveler + who did you start with?

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To me, Octopath Traveler is a spiritual sequel to Bravel Second, but with a different hook of high quality backgrounds with well designed sprites that actually exist and cast shadows. I've slowly been unlocking the secondary jobs to expand my options, such as giving Primrose or Alfyn a secondary for more weapon choice, or giving Cyrus bonuses to recoup his SP points for spellcasting. Not to mention the dissappointment of there being no overarching story being balanced out by really good individual stories. I'm actually liking Therion's Ocean's 11 story with themes of brotherhood and trust showing up.

The duality of the path actions are also surprising interesting. Having both Tressa and Therion at once means I can lift most items but purchase the riskier to steal items as an option. Most of all, the expansion of the BP system with the vulnerability system is a fun progression from what I did in Bravely Second and the possibilities really open up. More BP means more damage but depending on the action, it means more hits in a combo or strengthening one single attack exponentially. Cyrus is an incredible nuke once everything is broken and I offload all the BP he's saved up on one powerful spell.

So how have you been liking Octopath Traveler? And who did you start with? The question of who did you start with has been absolutely popping up, so now you can rep your choice on the FP. I realy wished merchants in Bravely Default were more interesting beyond their passives, so I wanted to try Tressa first and was not dissappointed. She's probably a popular choice because she's just the goodest girl, but the fact she has so many good, merchant themed skills like hired help or donate BP makes along with her decent offensive stats make her a versatile support fighter.

Leave a comment below and you can see your answers on the FP and we can start some exciting discourse too like how infectious Tressa's story can be and how incredibly dark Primrose gets. Oh my god is Primrose's story dark.

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About Marcel Hoangone of us since 1:23 PM on 07.09.2011

Community manager responsible for duties such as engagement, power bombs, cblog promotions, community engagement, and memes. I like fighting games, you scrub.




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10 things about me

Another goddamn 10 things about Strider

~Front Paged
- Downloadables: Every night is Monday Night Combat!
- eSports: Someone you know is hype
- Relaxation: Secretly training
- I calls dibs on Gaige!
- Let's explore space! My top 10 space games
- Giving thanks: Turning over a New Leaf
- Strider's GOTY 2015

~FAP Approved!
- A discussion about Catherine with my girlfriend
- So I applied for an internship at X-Play...
- Being Social: Cal State Long Beach's Gaming Club
- Persona 4: Ultimate and 4 other fighting games you probably don't know
- A new return to 3rd Strike Online part 1: Picking a main
- Top 6 somewhat natural disasters in gaming
- Villains: For me my dear, it was merely a Tuesday
- Let's talk about Phoenix Wright and Nova in UMvC3
- How I gave my girlfriend Tetris DS and loved every minute of it
- Let's talk about Rocket Raccoon and Frank West in UMvC3
- Xenophilia: The Universal Language of Mecha
- Asura's Wrath might get panned and I'm ok with that
- Acquisition: Solid Snake signed your what?
- A Valentine's Day reflection: two great loves
- Skullgirls and the art of combos
- 6 reasons why you should check out Legend of Korra
- Today, I thought about oversexualization
- Hype: Japan Time
- Objection! The story of an impossible gift for that special someone
- Cultural identity and Sleeping Dogs
- Finn and Flame Princess' big Disney Adventure Picspam
- FTL: Recovered diaries from a derelict spaceship
- Retaliation: Your guide to fighting the Collectors
-Handsome Jack, the father, the hero, the asshole
- Before StriderHoang, there was Marcel Hoang
- Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! You're not all that mathmatical
- Ralph wrecked his way into my heart
- The sixth generation wishlist from five time Pokemon Champion, Marcel
- Strider's big, fat, ride through 2012
- Being the best predator you can be
- The Striderhoang series Dtoid Trading Card Roundup
- Strider's top 10 Kirby powers
- I love grapplers
- The gift of gaming: BIONIC ARM!
- Strider's big, bonkers GOTY 2014 list
- Strider's favorite ninjas



~Friday Night Fight Replays!
- 09/02/11
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~The Write Stuff! Get to writing!
- 06/30 - The Beginning!
- 07/06 - Line breaks
- 07/13 - Tone
- 07/20 - Commas
- 08/06 - Balance
- 09/03 - Crossposting
- Write Stuff of September - Pride

~ The Cblog Fapcast!
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- Oh the Injustice!
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- Strider likes Animal Crossing
- E3 jinxed it
- The Steamin'ing
- Return of Pony Pals
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- High as a robot with Lemon Buster
- I can't believe it's not Pisstoid with Nanashi
- I'm really [heavy sigh] feeling it



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