Fire Emblem: Three Houses Page 3

  • AaronTurner 17 Jul 2019 21:14:13 11,061 posts
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    You what mate?
  • jack5255 22 Jul 2019 13:44:27 820 posts
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    Only a few days now. No doubt they will drag.

    Anyone done much research in to the houses etc or NPCís involved in each?
    Feels like there will be a lot of dialogue which might be easier to follow with some background
  • THFourteen 22 Jul 2019 14:27:15 52,591 posts
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    Had no time to think about it myself. Still looking forward to Friday tho
  • Graxlar_v3 22 Jul 2019 14:32:08 7,311 posts
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    I am trying to avoid it for reasons incomprehensible to me.

    Someone pointed out that there was story spoilers doing the rounds for this game - my response was

    'Its fire emblem... nations go to war, one is being secretly controlled by an evil dragon. A hero will appear and meet a good dragon (in the form of a young girl (who is actually hundreds of years old of course), then they will find a legendary sword and vanquish the bad dragon, decimating the other nations army in the process... "

    fire emblem stories... they are not great.
  • ChiefGB 22 Jul 2019 15:06:12 11,086 posts
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    I hope this is my kind of game, like tactics games but donít seem to play them for very long periods. Then I get scared to come back in case Iíve forgotten it all. I donít imagine this wont fair particularly differently but maybe.....
  • Duffking 22 Jul 2019 15:25:23 16,262 posts
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    @Graxlar_v3 word on the grapevine is the story is pretty good this time around though
  • jack5255 22 Jul 2019 15:54:20 820 posts
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    Iím tempted to have a look but its the potential for spoilers that puts me off. Even though its not out yet this stuff still gets on the internet somehow.

    Iíll likely have a look and if i find anything non spoilery will share
  • Graxlar_v3 22 Jul 2019 16:05:36 7,311 posts
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    jack5255 wrote:
    Iím tempted to have a look but its the potential for spoilers that puts me off. Even though its not out yet this stuff still gets on the internet somehow.

    Iíll likely have a look and if i find anything non spoilery will share
    I wouldn't bother. Peoples definition of spoiler differs dramatically and something you could think of as innocent, may be a spoiler to others.
  • Graxlar_v3 22 Jul 2019 16:06:06 7,311 posts
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    @Duffking well then, glad i decided not to swot up :)
  • Duffking 22 Jul 2019 16:19:48 16,262 posts
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    @jack5255 on the plus side there's 3 completely different routes through the game so the odds are you won't be spoiled on all of them :p
  • jack5255 22 Jul 2019 17:38:14 820 posts
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    @Duffking ha, true!

    Maybe iíll just wait til friday and get some good time in
  • Mola_Ram 23 Jul 2019 02:46:07 20,831 posts
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    Any thoughts on which house people will pick? I'll probably end up doing all of them at some point, but I have a friend who is starting with the blue one. So I'll probably do that so we can compare notes.
  • jack5255 23 Jul 2019 07:59:38 820 posts
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    Iíll probably start with black eagles. Literally going by the name sounding cool 😂
  • rice_sandwich 23 Jul 2019 08:48:30 5,582 posts
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    I'm worried it's going to be a very 7/10 ish game. Fine, decent etc. but nothing to write home about.
  • Addy__ 23 Jul 2019 08:50:24 1,127 posts
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    Started with Blue Lions last night.
  • Graxlar_v3 23 Jul 2019 09:00:28 7,311 posts
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    @Addy__ how did you get it so early?
  • Addy__ 23 Jul 2019 09:06:04 1,127 posts
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    Went sailing on the high seas.
  • Graxlar_v3 23 Jul 2019 10:53:37 7,311 posts
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    :(
  • Dombat 23 Jul 2019 11:04:52 1,617 posts
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    Do we have any indication of when the review embargo is up?
  • Graxlar_v3 23 Jul 2019 11:13:58 7,311 posts
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    @Addy__ not worried about Nintendo bricking your system?
  • Addy__ 23 Jul 2019 11:15:20 1,127 posts
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    Graxlar_v3 wrote:
    @Addy__ not worried about Nintendo bricking your system?
    It's totally offline mate.
  • Duffking 23 Jul 2019 12:56:10 16,262 posts
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    Dombat wrote:
    Do we have any indication of when the review embargo is up?
    3pm thursday
  • jack5255 23 Jul 2019 13:24:56 820 posts
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    Well my order is with shopto and it says pre order processing started today.

    Hopefully dispatched this evening/tomorrow, delivered thursday?

    Would be nice
  • Graxlar_v3 23 Jul 2019 15:28:52 7,311 posts
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    fucking shopto....

    i ordered with them over the weekend and they took payment same day.

    I just had an email from them saying they had tried taking payment again today but my card had been rejected. I logged on and it seems to have put the money i paid on Saturday on account and not allocated it to the fricking order.
  • jack5255 23 Jul 2019 16:04:06 820 posts
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    Jeez, you would think they would check the account for credit as well 🤔

    Well my pre order is now just an order, seems they didnt charge for postage either as got credited back £1.99

    Edited by jack5255 at 16:39:05 23-07-2019
  • Dombat 23 Jul 2019 21:29:33 1,617 posts
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    Duffking wrote:
    Dombat wrote:
    Do we have any indication of when the review embargo is up?
    3pm thursday
    Cheers mate
  • Addy__ 24 Jul 2019 00:47:42 1,127 posts
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    Pretty good so far. About 3.5 hours in. Only done a few battles. There's definitely a lot more to do in regards to levelling up and mooching around campus building motivation and lecturing etc. I'd say over 2 hours of it has been text conversations and wandering around doing side quests which so far are basically fetch quests. Spot of fishing, growing plants, gathering cooking materials etc.

    You have a schedule now with your activities laid out for each month and once per month you get free time to do as you please until you use up activity points you acquire. The battles themselves have been standard FE affair albeit with some changes. You can assign battalions to a number of characters and when used in battle it sends a swarm of grunts with you as a kind of special attack of sorts. There's also combat arts and weapon degradation.

    Think that's it for now really. Like I said I've played for a few hours and actually done one proper mission. The others were tutorial battles of sorts.
  • Rusty_M 24 Jul 2019 11:25:01 7,007 posts
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    Not sure I care for the idea of weapons degradation, but otherwise this sounds great.
  • Mola_Ram 24 Jul 2019 11:34:31 20,831 posts
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    Was weapons degradation not in Fates? I can't remember, but it's been in every other FE game I've played.
  • THFourteen 24 Jul 2019 11:37:09 52,591 posts
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    Mola_Ram wrote:
    Was weapons degradation not in Fates? I can't remember, but it's been in every other FE game I've played.
    IIRC it was definitely in awakening for the good weapons.
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