Final Fantasy VIII

Final Fantasy VIII

Logo: Squall embracing Rinoa

Theme: time

Team: 9 characters (6 main, 3 secondary):

  • 3 female (Quistis, Selphie, Rinoa)
  • 6 male (main: Squall, Zell, Irvine; secondary: Laguna, Kiros, Ward)

Lead: Squall

Villains: Edea, Ultimecia

Favourite characters: Squall, Laguna, Rinoa, Quistis

Disliked character: Seifer

Controllable characters: everyone besides Kiros and Ward

Summons (Guardian Forces): Quezacotl, Shiva, Ifrit, Siren, Brothers, Diablos, Carbuncle, Leviathan, Pandemona, Cerberus, Alexander, Doomtrain, Bahamut, Cactuar, Tonberry, Eden, Odin, Gilgamesh, Phoenix, Boko

Favourite summons: Diablos, Tonberry (doink!), Shiva, Doomtrain

Disliked summons: Pandemona, Siren

Modes of transportation: cars, trains, chocobos, Balamb Garden, airship (Ragnarok)

Optional dungeons and superbosses: Ultima Weapon in the Deep Sea Research Centre; Omega Weapon in the Chapel of Ultimecia’s Castle

Save points: floating seals surrounded by rings

Starting level: 7

Final level: 100

Maximum party size: 3

Final party/Optional boss party: Squall and whoever you like (my version: Squall, Rinoa, Zell/Irvine)

Time to complete: ~ 90 hours

Favourite places: Shumi Village, because of how peaceful it is; Esthar because of its sleek, futuristic look; Winhill, because of the melancholy atmosphere

Horrible places: Deling City Sewers, because I always manage to get lost in there; D-District Prison, because of THE TEDIUM

Main levelling spots: Island Closest to Hell, Island Closest to Heaven

Oddities: gunblades (how?!), the Junction System, Rinoa fights with a pinwheel and can throw her dog, Ward fights with a harpoon

Systems: PlayStation, PlayStation Network, PC

Overview
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Combat system
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