For a series founded on the idea of the player being able to draw intricate maps of every environment to abandon that mechanic is a bold move. It’s not the only thing this spinoff/crossover Etrian game does differently, though. Stop using rock toss, you morons!
Tagged: Etrian Odyssey
It takes an intrepid group of explorers to delve deep into an unexplored labyrinth, especially when they have to haul away freshly severed creature parts to craft better gear. The cast of this game might look young, but clearly has had great practice stifling the gag reflex. Fresh body parts for your backpack, yay!
The addition of a 1,000 year old mystery girl isn’t the only change to this overhaul of the original Etrian Odyssey. The untold number of new mechanics and the improved labyrinth exploration make this much more than your average remake.
Bloodthirsty bears bashing in logs, freaky feathered floaters roaming the air, terrible turtles twisting on the ice, and killer kangaroos kvetching about intrusions into their space. Etrian Odyssey FOEs sure are a grumpy bunch. Go away, you dumb sheep, I’m trying to collect vegetables!
Sad that farmers, hoplites, and gladiators are underrepresented in RPGs? Put away the graph paper and drown your sorrows with the newest old-school RPG from Atlus. Feel free to enjoy the better pacing and complimentary art book while you’re at it.
A second staff member spent countless hours playing through the lengthiest RPG on the DS. Was it worth it, or would the time have been better spent notching ten more playthroughs of Too Human? FOE!
Over a year ago, RPGamers snatched up the opportunity to crawl through dungeons and defeat impossible FOEs. Should they do the same for this year’s follow-up?
After a long period of being lost in the vast depths of the Labyrinth, the brave RPGamer reporting crew has finally emerged with this review in hand.