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CadetMahoney
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Rotten corpse ditch ghetto is nice this time of year I hear.
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Originally Posted by LiK

Eruyt Village - for dat bunny girl ass

I was just going to post that as my choice :)

Second would be Midgar. Probably because size wise it is the biggest town/city there has ever been in a jrpg (if it was real and you could visit all of it)? Lots to see and do I imagine.
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gold saucer
richisawesome
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Might have been posted, bit my choice would be the fallen arm in xenoblade. Being able to look up at the two colossal giants would be incredible. Would be able to visit too, while still having a safe hideout from the fighting above. Failing that, Tazmily in Mother 3 before the pigmask takeover.
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Offtopic but the hojo mansion used to scare the shit out of me as a child. Wouldnt ever go back after visiting the town.
impact
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(04-29-2012, 06:43 AM)
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Burmecia

Dat Freya <3
Phat Michael
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(04-29-2012, 08:20 AM)
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Id go to that town in FFVI Where everyone lies. Then id tell everyone i had a big dick.

Seriously tho, Kingdom of Zeal is great, Santa's house in Secret of Mana, the main village in Chrono trigger is so lovely too - funfair, castle etc. Loved it.
Alrix
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(04-29-2012, 08:21 AM)
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Since someone said Lindblum (FF IX) already, I'm gonna go with


Numara - Lost Odyssey
edit: Beaten, should have read more than the first page. High five to other Numara dude. I also wanted to say Malkuth from Tales of the Abyss or those seaside towns from NieR/Lost Odyssey, but can't remember the names. But yeah those seaside towns are really cool imo, plus Numara/Malkuth are really nice with the fountains all over the place, very "blue" towns.
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RoyalFool
(04-29-2012, 08:24 AM)
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Originally Posted by -GOUKI-

gold saucer

Thank you! Was frantically trying to remember my login password so I could post this last night. The 20 second looping music might drive me insane after a few years mind you.

My other choice would be Gold City from secret of mana, the fact they made a city of of solid gold but then had to flee because it started sinking into the sea makes it temporarily the coolest place to live.
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staticneuron
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(04-29-2012, 08:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by brohmbel


Anyway, my answer is Esthar from FFVIII. I like futuristic utopias and this was one of 'em.





EDIT: Man, I love the angle/perspective in the above shot. And it gives you a sense of scale of the Ragnarok ... that thing is huge.

I thought I was going to be alone in this one but I find 3 posters talking about this before me. Great minds think alike.

Well, just to be somewhat unique I would have to change my answer to Iwatodai from persona 3
Halfmunch
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(04-29-2012, 09:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by Billychu

Rabanastre from FFXII


It's a really cool bustling city in the middle of the desert. How cool is that?

Yes, here and Arcadia... Actually a lot of cities from FF12!
Ravage
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(04-29-2012, 09:59 AM)
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Originally Posted by Halfmunch

Yes, here and Arcadia... Actually a lot of cities from FF12!

I can't be the only one disappointed with the fact that we never got to visit Rozaria. Felt almost cheated actually, i was so looking forward to exploring the cities of the western empire. It's a real pity because FFXII has such imaginative town designs :(
ZombiePlatypus
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Originally Posted by Ravage

I can't be the only one disappointed with the fact that we never got to visit Rozaria. Felt almost cheated actually, i was so looking forward to exploring the cities of the western empire. It's a real pity because FFXII has such imaginative town designs :(

Yeah same here. There's a lot that I hated about XII, (it was almost the opposite of everything I'd want out of a JRPG let alone an FF game) but it had some amazing cities. Considering the bar that Rabenastre set, I was eager to see the rest.
Ravage
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(04-29-2012, 10:18 AM)
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Originally Posted by ZombiePlatypus

Yeah same here. There's a lot that I hated about XII, (it was almost the opposite of everything I'd want out of a JRPG let alone an FF game) but it had some amazing cities. Considering the bar that Rabenastre set, I was eager to see the rest.

Rabanastre is the kind of place i dream of living in and i usually hate medieval fantasy settings with a passion (prefer modern-fantasy i.e. VIII and Versus).
Pikma
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(04-29-2012, 10:34 AM)
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I would love to take a tour of the Black Mage Production Plant.
Magnus
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There should be a provision that the JRPG town's music/soundtrack is boomed on permanent loop during your week there. Like, it's a part of living in the town, haha. Should help make the choice more difficult. :)
Myriadis
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(04-29-2012, 03:14 PM)


Final Fantasy XII, Bhujerba. It's a city in the Sky and actually more forested than it looks like. Sadly you can't visit the forest there, but it's clear in the opening video. I also like the Port of Balfonheim.

And if I may nominate a non-jRPG Town, Hyllis Town from Beyond Good and Evil. At least after the events of BG&E.
Master Milk
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(04-29-2012, 03:17 PM)
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Pallet Town, to blow Ash's Mom's back out.

And to get a Bulbasaur.
ZenaxPure
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So much FF in this thread, so I choose something else from recent memory: Ebel City in Resonance of Fate. Doesn't happen often in the game itself but there are a few night time shots where you can see the rest of Basel below you and it looks pretty stunning. Actually just going to the world map and looking at the entirety of Basel below it at night is very cool looking. Bright lights everywhere.

I imagine it's a dangerous place to live though, with all the narrow paths with huge drops and spinning gears ready to mutilate your body.

Real answer though = Academia
Cipherr
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Does mah castle in Suikoden I count? Doesnt look like much at first, but by the end of the game it was flllllyyyyy. And dat music!
BlindMonkey
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(04-29-2012, 04:02 PM)
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Nibelheim

So I can jam on Tifa's piano and go through her underwear drawer
Bomber Bob
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Honey Bee
Adamm
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(04-29-2012, 05:13 PM)
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So many awesome towns in FFIX.

Lindblum would have my vote!
INDIGO_CYCLOPS
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(04-29-2012, 05:32 PM)
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The town from resonance of fate. Can't recall the name? It had a really unique vibe that I can't quite explain, and is visually interesting. Love that place, damn...
phosphor112
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(04-29-2012, 05:40 PM)
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FFXII
Eruyt Village
Viera

Get my mack on.

Awwwwwww yeeaaaaah.



EDIT:

Originally Posted by LiK

Eruyt Village - for dat bunny girl ass

DAMNIT! Beaten by a mile.
Ivan A Nguyen
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FFXI
White Gate

A week means I'll get to fight in the siege events. There's the sea, a tea area, lots of colorful characters, and the astral candescence.
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(04-29-2012, 09:50 PM)
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Karsticles
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Some of these places have real-life correlatives. People should go out and explore the world - they might find a place they like living!

Personally, I came here to say Chrono Trigger's sky islands. I'd like to live on one...alone.
ZombiePlatypus
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(04-29-2012, 10:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by Karsticles

Some of these places have real-life correlatives. People should go out and explore the world - they might find a place they like living!

Personally, I came here to say Chrono Trigger's sky islands. I'd like to live on one...alone.

This is very true. I guess everyone that creates these places have to get inspired from somewhere in real life.
Enhasa
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(04-29-2012, 11:26 PM)
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I like Zeal as a choice except for that it's not a city. As might be obvious, Enhasa is my choice. I want to explore truth in dreams! I want to learn about the power of crystals and talk to Nus! I WANT TO BE THE WIND! WHOOSH!
Johnlenham
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(04-29-2012, 11:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by MikeE21286

Maybe not a town per se, but I'll bend the rules here a little.

GOLD SAUCER

you can sleep in the arcade....right.....

This!
H_Prestige
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(04-29-2012, 11:28 PM)

Originally Posted by state_vector_collapse

I was just going to post that as my choice :)

Second would be Midgar. Probably because size wise it is the biggest town/city there has ever been in a jrpg (if it was real and you could visit all of it)? Lots to see and do I imagine.

I think Archades from FFXII is the biggest. It seemed like we only had access to like 0.1% of it.

Curufinwe
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(04-29-2012, 11:30 PM)
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I would go to Inaba and get the beef bowl.

djtiesto
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Originally Posted by ~Kinggi~

Why do jrpg towns elicit the most nostalgia? I think its mainly Japanese artistic style is so strong in all their work, moreso than Western stuff most of the time.

Oh come on, you mean you don't want to visit Generic Medieval Village, or Generic Post Apocalyptic Village and all those wonderful western RPG towns?

Would be nice to have one single Japanese RPG discussion on this site without the western RPG brigade coming in and shitting things up, for once. Come on, don't you guys have some anti-Bioware rants to write or something?

Anyways... back to the original topic. Any of the towns in the Baten Kaitos games, or Altamira in Symphonia (it's like living in an RPG Disneyland!). Eshtar, Academia 4XX or any other futuristic city would be awesome too.
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ctrayne
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Admiral Snackbar
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Fourside, from Earthbound. Nice parks, tall buildings, rockin' music and an ALTERNATE DIMENSION WHERE IT'S OPPOSITE DAY.

PigSpeakers
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Tunlan in BoFII. For the hunnies.
Tex117
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(04-30-2012, 10:08 PM)
Zeal....
TheJollyCorner
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can't choose between:

Final Fantasy VIII - The Town of Balamb





or:

Final Fantasy VII - Icicle Inn




guess it just depends on if I'm ready for an ocean climate one day or a snowy climate another day. :D
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Champomade
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(04-30-2012, 10:13 PM)

Originally Posted by djtiesto

Oh come on, you mean you don't want to visit Generic Medieval Village, or Generic Post Apocalyptic Village and all those wonderful western RPG towns?

Would be nice to have one single Japanese RPG discussion on this site without the western RPG brigade coming in and shitting things up, for once. Come on, don't you guys have some anti-Bioware rants to write or something?

Anyways... back to the original topic. Any of the towns in the Baten Kaitos games, or Altamira in Symphonia (it's like living in an RPG Disneyland!). Eshtar, Academia 4XX or any other futuristic city would be awesome too.

lol leave him alone, he is one of the "good guys"
djtiesto
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Originally Posted by Champomade

lol leave him alone, he is one of the "good guys"

I actually wasn't writing that to ~Kinggi~ (well, aside from the first paragraph), but rather the people who come into the thread, complain about JRPGs and say "Fallout New Vegas" or something.
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Originally Posted by thebeeks

New Pork City. Hang out at the arcade all day.

That arcade looks like a place that'd have a funky smell though. I think New Pork City would be one of the last places I'd want to go.
massoluk
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Why would you want to live in JRPG town. They have like 75% fatality rate or something.
Krujo
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Wasn't there a town in one of the breath of fire games that was made of gold? if so I would hang out there and bring back some bricks.
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Originally Posted by massoluk

Why would you want to live in JRPG town. They have like 75% fatality rate or something.

and anything you have in cabinets/chests are fair game for any visiting 'hero'.
Levyne
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(04-30-2012, 10:35 PM)
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Luca from FFX. Would have season passes to the Goers and the championship events are all in town.
WallJump
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FFX: Kilika- before Sin showed up, anyway- tidal wave in the background lol. Always wanted to live on the water and the wind.

tolkir
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Originally Posted by two4two

haha, who would want to actually visit Midgar?

Costa del Sol seems slightly more fun!


I live in Costa del Sol :lol

Cyrano
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Originally Posted by Wolf Dawgz


The landscape is beautiful and I could sleep all day if I wanted to.

Yeah, going with this.

There aren't nearly enough Sky Islands in videogames anymore.
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Originally Posted by sixghost



This place was bad ass. The card minigame tournament was there, there was this armor shop that had monsters you could fight for prizes, and the auction house was there.

Definitely my choice too. It was dark and seedy, but strangely alluring.

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