[Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

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Re: [Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

Post by DHerder222 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:07 pm

Oh, please don't misconstrue. I'm thrilled it's a thing. This was just a sigh at general Konami-lameness.

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Re: [Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

Post by Delthazar » Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:38 pm

I mean, that's like most of the Konami discourse going back a decade, do we really gotta attach it to the cool stuff as well as the lame stuff

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Re: [Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

Post by DHerder222 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:12 pm

I'll try not to be such a Negative Nancy in the future.

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Re: [Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

Post by Bier_Engel » Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:06 am

I recently discovered that I have Suikoden II on my Vita (when checking to see how much free space I have on my memory card to hopefully know if I have enough space for the Persona dancing games- but I don't know how big those are yet) and Suikoden III on my PS3. I don't remember digitally buying either one, but yay me. Maybe I'll dive into one on my vacation.

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Re: [Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

Post by True Perception » Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:03 pm

So... Johhny Yong Bosch (the second Black Ranger from Mighty Morphin Power Ranger) was the VA for Nick in Suikoden V. Huh. Who knew?

(Sit down, Layfield! Of course, you knew...)

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Post by Bier_Engel » Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:59 pm

I feel like JYB is everywhere, though? He's the main character and antagonist of Persona 4, simultaneously.

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Post by Delthazar » Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:12 pm

Yeah, he's been all over the place in games and anime since like 2000. Probably almost as ubiquitous as Yuri Lowenthal or Troy Baker at this point, just a little lower profile.

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Post by True Perception » Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:18 pm

Funny enough, Yuri Lowenthal was the only other name I recognized on the VA list for Suikoden V, on IMDB.

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Post by Bier_Engel » Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:32 pm

Yuri and Troy are also basically in every modern Persona and FE game as well. Matt Mercer, too.

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Post by Delthazar » Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:44 pm

The rise of Troy Baker since P4 is really something. He went from P4 and Vesperia in the same year to Final Fantasy 13 not long after to major leading or co-star roles in huge budget games like Metal Gear, Uncharted, Last of Us, Bioshock, Batman...

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Post by True Perception » Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:16 pm

Dude's amazing. I still love that ad lib musical version of that ending scene of The Last of Us.

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Re: [Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

Post by Flarecake » Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:16 pm

I first encountered Troy Baker in FMA: Brotherhood.

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Re: [Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

Post by True Perception » Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:34 pm

A Pre-PAX PSN Flash Sale that has the Suikoden games (well, I-IV, of course) in it. I know reading too much into this is just asking for disappointment, but...

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Re: [Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

Post by Flarecake » Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:08 am

Has anyone else been following the Suikoden No Context twitter account? Love it.

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Re: [Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

Post by True Perception » Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:15 pm

I bounce in from time to time.

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Re: [Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

Post by Delthazar » Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:34 pm

Like all Suikoden things on the internet I assume it's a Layfield alt.

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Post by John Layfield » Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:39 pm

It's actually mint_julippe's work. I don't have my finger on the pulse of these trendy meme account ideas.

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Re: [Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

Post by True Perception » Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:34 pm

Aren't we all just Layfield alts?

It does feel like something he might do, but I did see somewhere in the comments mint alluding to it being theirs.

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Re: [Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

Post by Bier_Engel » Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:09 am

Ah, I thought it was Layfield as well. I see it in my feed from time to time, but I don't think I actually follow it. I should fix that.

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Re: [Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

Post by True Perception » Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:52 pm

So, apparently Konami updated this site, and people are becoming very hopeful. I can't imagine it's more than a gacha, or a series port, or maybe just V finally coming to PSN.

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Re: [Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

Post by John Layfield » Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:05 pm

Fans are fucking grasping at straws if they think Konami gutting 20 years of archival history and information and replacing it with a single page of plain text and a handful of JPGs makes them hopeful for anything but a pillow to be forced on Konami's face.

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Re: [Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

Post by DHerder222 » Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:14 pm

The sad thing is, Suikoden as a gacha mobile title kinda makes perfect sense.

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Re: [Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

Post by True Perception » Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:19 pm

John Layfield wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:05 pm
Fans are fucking grasping at straws if they think Konami gutting 20 years of archival history and information and replacing it with a single page of plain text and a handful of JPGs makes them hopeful for anything but a pillow to be forced on Konami's face.
Suikoden pillow over the face. I think this is how I would like to go, when it's my time.

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Re: [Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

Post by Bier_Engel » Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:09 pm

DHerder222 wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:14 pm
The sad thing is, Suikoden as a gacha mobile title kinda makes perfect sense.
I want a 5-star Pirate Snowe!

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Re: [Suikoden] is still dead, long live Suikoden

Post by DHerder222 » Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:31 pm

Ever since I made that last post I've been thinking about how well a mobile Suikoden title could work. Popular titles right now have Suikoden standard features like HQ expansion and large-scale battle systems.

Snowe would be 5-star but he'd also be the last character to get an upgrade after 6-star units launch. :pac