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A guy uses Little Big Planet 2 to remake Final Fantasy VII

dc89

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Jamie Colliver set aside free time during the last six months to completely tell the story of Final Fantasy VII done completely with the LittleBigPlanet 2 level creator. Spanning twenty different levels, this rendition takes full advantage of the creator from LBP2, including all conversations, sound tracks, characters, bosses, and enemies. Jamie also created a full battle system with all Limit Breaks, and managed to simulate all five material types by using Creatinators.
Source: PSU.com



The creators YouTube channel has around 6 videos showing over two hours of gameplay - http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLF9D7EDF22859E9D2&feature=mh_lolz

Mock if old. Shame I'm away for a few days or I'd totally be jumping on LBP2 to see if this is live and needless to say if it was I'd play it.
 

RoboPlato

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The more I see from this the more amazed I am. I know I kind of jumped in with a snarky comment but this guy did an amazing job with the tools he had available.
 

BigTnaples

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LBP is such an amazing game. Bought LBP2 at launch but haven't even opened it yet. Somehow I don't mind waiting, game definitely improves with age. Will be a good day when I pop it in.
 

YianGaruga

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LBP is such an amazing game. Bought LBP2 at launch but haven't even opened it yet. Somehow I don't mind waiting, game definitely improves with age. Will be a good day when I pop it in.
Only played LBP 2 recently for the first time. I always thought I wouldn't be really interested since it just was "more" LBP, but I was floored by some of the things MM and the community did in this game. It's really insane what's possible in comparison to LBP.
 

Tagg9

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Why not? The guy was passionate enough about both games and put 2 and 2 together.
It just seems to me that "recreating" classics in current creator mode games is a waste of time and energy. I'd rather see something original that actually looks like fun.

No one is going to want to play FFVII in LBP2. It's all a load of text and clunky platforming based on the videos. The novelty of it is cool, sure, but I still don't see the practicality of it all. I thought the same when someone recreated Super Mario in Halo.
 

Triple U

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It just seems to me that "recreating" classics in current creator mode games is a waste of time and energy. I'd rather see something original that actually looks like fun.

No one is going to want to play FFVII in LBP2. It's all a load of text and clunky platforming based on the videos. The novelty of it is cool, sure, but I still don't see the practicality of it all. I thought the same when someone recreated Super Mario in Halo.
Theres tons of that in LBP, both versions.
 

SweetTeddie

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Went into this thinking I'd watch for a minute and close it. Ended up watching a good amount. Some of the music is pretty awesome and the game is pretty faithful considering it's made in LBP2.
 
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Holy shit. That is fuck awesome. Wish I had a PS3.

EDIT: I want a nice shot of the main cast to use as my Vita lock screen wallpaper.
 

NZNova

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Watching Cloud escape from the reactor makes me think of two things.

  • I really should replay Final Fantasy VII
  • The platforming in Little Big Planet really sucks
 

whalleywhat

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Watching Cloud escape from the reactor makes me think of two things.

  • I really should replay Final Fantasy VII
  • The platforming in Little Big Planet really sucks
Yeah, every part of this that involves actually playing LBP2 looks painful. I'm enjoying the videos though.
 

Zabka

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I think he spelled Continue? wrong on the title screen, unless there's some inside joke I'm missing.
 

LiquidSolid

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It just seems to me that "recreating" classics in current creator mode games is a waste of time and energy. I'd rather see something original that actually looks like fun.

No one is going to want to play FFVII in LBP2. It's all a load of text and clunky platforming based on the videos. The novelty of it is cool, sure, but I still don't see the practicality of it all. I thought the same when someone recreated Super Mario in Halo.
This coming from someone with a Kingdom Hearts avatar is hilarious.

Anyway, bookmarked the playlist and will watch whenever I've got the spare time. Looking forward to it.
 

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I've seen some very impressive LBP2 stuff but this isn't one of them. Plays vaguely on nostalgia and nothing else. Impressive amount of work though.
 

Fried Food

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wow the music is his first video got to me more than I thought it would. I need to play FFVII again ;(
 

KittenMaster

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I actually played the first couple of levels of this back when I was still playing LBP2 about a year ago, and the quality was excellent except for the battles being kinda clunky (which it's LBP2, it's impressive just to have functioning RPG battles to begin with).