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    RPG Backtrack: Episode 103 - Violent Vandalism

    Konami and tactical RPGs may not go together much, but one series managed it for a little while. It's bloody good fun to dissect in spurts, too.
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    'The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread.' So this is it, huh folks?

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    I'm enjoying Pokemon on the 3DS....but it has one big shortcoming. Not one, single geyser of blooooooddd!

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    The only Vandal Hearts I've played is Flames of Judgement. I got it mostly to support XBLA RPGs at the time. I thought it had some interesting ideas, like how all characters had an archetype but could be repurposed because the system was use-based skill ups for magic/weapons/(stats?), so a warrior could conceivably cast a lot of magic and become a mage. The problem with this idea is that the game was so short that repurposing a character from the archetype would probably take longer than just leaving them as-is and finishing the game. I'm not really into SRPGs and haven't played many, but I wasn't particularly challenged by it. I can't really recommend it for its price, but its decent if you can find it on sale.

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    Personally, I enjoyed the first two better than Flames

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    Whereas I enjoyed Flames the most out of the trio. But I agree if you can get it on sale that'd be dandy.

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    Indeed. You should be able to get all these games at a decent price. And they're really fun.

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    Never played any of the Vandal Hearts games but might have to give them a try. Sounds like there is some fun to be had there.

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