- Summary: Mimana Iyar Chronicles blends the traditional RPG elements of vast map exploration and treacherous dungeon spelunking. Engage in fast-paced battles in a quasi-3D environment where you control the character’s movement and actions, and strategically command your party to turn the tide of battle. Your actions dictate how the story unfolds, through numerous fully-voiced event sequences. [Aksys Games]… Expand
Positive: 1 out of 1
Mixed: 0 out of 1
Negative: 0 out of 1
Mar 29, 2011Mimana Iyar Chronicle is a rather good game. The graphics aren't top notch, but they aren't horrible either. The voice acting has many memorable voice actors from other JRPGs, so it's sort of an all-star cast. The plot does take some time to start up, but once it gets going you get a sort of invested feeling (some time around the third dungeon). The characters may seem rather flat and one dimensional, but as with most JRPGs there is an underlying subtlety to their interactions with the main character. The battles are fun, but the loading times are a pain (usually takes 40-45 seconds to load a fight).
Over all it's a good JRPG if you're willing to stick with it, and actually ENJOY the JRPG genre. (Better than Final fantasy, more original than Tales of)… Expand