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What's your Top 3 Must Play SNES JRPG?

butman

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I know there's TOP GAF JRPG thread, but now the SNES is kicking on the N3DS, let's Nintendo (and new generations) ear our best 3 SNES JRPG. And maybe, who knows they can be realeased in the N3DS VC.

I pick:

- FFVI
- Chrono Trigger
- Lufia II

Your turn.
 

DNAbro

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Chrono Trigger
Super Mario RPG
Secret of Mana

EDIT: I should play earthbound.
 

BassForever

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Chrono Trigger
Final Fantasy VI

You're gonna see the above two on 99% of post here, the 3rd pick is gonna be where it fluctuates

Personally I'd pick Illusion of Gaia as my 3rd though that's more of a homer pick I'll admit
 

PSqueak

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Super Mario RPG
Chrono Trigger
Final Fantasy 6

Must play in that specific order, SMRPG is the ultimate beginner JRPG, Chrono is a very solid JRPG that is not as dificult as standard JRPGs of the time and FF6 is the ultimate iconic JRPG of the generation.
 
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Definitive version of Chrono Trigger is on the DS already btw ^^

But yeah Chrono Trigger and Earthbound are definitely the best on there.
 

Spman2099

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If you include the Super Famicom into this it becomes A LOT harder.

I think we all know that Chrono Trigger is going to make a lot of lists. That is a given. Similarly, many people will add FF6. It seems like this is going to, covertly, be a topic about the third best JRPG on the system. My vote for third best goes to Secret of Mana.
 

Theodoricos

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Final Fantasy VI and Chrono Trigger are practically mandatory for 2 of those spots. It only gets trickier when it comes to the third game, and I'm not sure which one I'd pick, but I think I'd ultimately say Final Fantasy IV.
 

Havok1313

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1. Chrono Trigger
1. Super Mario RPG
1. Secret of Mana
1. FF IV
1. FF V
1. FF VI

I can't follow your rules sorry =( All nearly flawless games.
 

kamineko

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A top 3?

Uhhh...

FF6
Chrono Trigger
Super Mario RPG


Kind of predictable for me... I talk about those games a lot.
I feel these are the right titles, in the right order.

EDIT: FFVI and CT are in my top 10 JRPGS on ANY system. Hot stuff

EDIT EDIT: I'll also add that I first played DQ V on an emulator with a fan translation... if that counted, I'd have to shuffle some stuff around.
 

socksfelloff

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3 doesn't provide enough room for an interesting list.

1.) earthbound
2.) chrono trigger
3.) FF6
 

F0rneus

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I know there's TOP GAF JRPG thread, but now the SNES is kicking on the N3DS, let's Nintendo (and new generations) ear our best 5 SNES JRPG. And maybe, who knows they can be realeased in the N3DS VC.

I pick:

- FFVI
- Chrono Trigger
- Lufia II

Your turn.
Perfect list. Absolutely perfect.
 

Htown

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1. Chrono Trigger
2. Final Fantasy III/VI
3. Chrono Trigger again because holy shit
 

RPGam3r

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1. Chrono Trigger
2. Final Fantasy VI
3. Bahamut Lagoon

Honorable mentions:
Secret of Mana, Super Mario RPG, Breath of Fire II, Seiken Densetsu III, Final Fantasy V, Star Ocean, Terranigma.
 

Pachinko

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Chrono Trigger obviously , Final Fantasy 6 of course .... but man picking a third one is kind of tough.

I mean ... it's honestly at least a 3 way tie between secret of mana, mario RPG and Terranigma.
 

Ghost Rider

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FFVI
ChronoTrigger
and, hmm, gets tough after that. Loved Earthbound and still remember skipping out on lacrosse practice e in HS to play it the day it came out. But I also really liked SM RPG. Secret of Mana would be up there too if we include it
 

NinjamicWZ

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Final Fantasy VI, Chrono Trigger & Earthbound

...but that's why you really need at least a top 5, and 10.
 

Novel Mike

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A top 3?

Uhhh...

FF6
Chrono Trigger
Super Mario RPG


Kind of predictable for me... I talk about those games a lot.
I think this is the best answer so I'll be a little different and say 3 games that won't get mentioned as much but much more likely you haven't played.

1. Lufia 2
2. Secret of Evermore
3. Dragon Quest 5
 

Heero5

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1. Chrono Trigger
2. Final Fantasy III
3. Secret of Mana

Honorable mention Final Fantasy II.