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FMA advice

Postby Silverdream » Sat Mar 02, 2013 4:12 pm

Everyone keeps telling me how great FMA Brotherhood is, but since I saw the original first I think the pacing and voices are terrible?

Is it really worth trying to get into, and if so how do I not hate it?
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Re: FMA advice

Postby lorbaat » Sat Mar 02, 2013 5:46 pm

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Re: FMA advice

Postby RunsWithLegos » Sat Mar 02, 2013 11:37 pm

Brotherhood is much faster pace and plot driven rather then the character and dialog driven 2001 series. i like it a lot more, and it has some freaking epic battles
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Re: FMA advice

Postby Silverdream » Sat Mar 02, 2013 11:43 pm

Okay, but what about someone who likes the dialogue and suspense?
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Re: FMA advice

Postby RunsWithLegos » Sat Mar 02, 2013 11:46 pm

you et plenty in FMA brotherhood, it is a very good mix of both styles, characters are deep and meaningfull with out being Dramawhores/annoying
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Re: FMA advice

Postby Silverdream » Sat Mar 02, 2013 11:49 pm

RunsWithLegos wrote:you et plenty in FMA brotherhood, it is a very good mix of both styles, characters are deep and meaningfull with out being Dramawhores/annoying


But the pacing was so bad in the first four episodes of brotherhood. I only felt annoyed at Edward and Alphonse, and parts that would still make me feel in the original just felt rushed.
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Re: FMA advice

Postby Quantumsurfer » Sun Mar 03, 2013 1:22 am

I can't help you.  The original made me feel nothing but annoyed.
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Re: FMA advice

Postby Zupponn » Sun Mar 03, 2013 10:03 pm

The Brotherhood quests are usually pretty good.  I mean, what can be more exciting than assassinating people?
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Re: FMA advice

Postby goldeennightmare » Mon Apr 01, 2013 4:22 pm

Silverdream wrote:
RunsWithLegos wrote:you et plenty in FMA brotherhood, it is a very good mix of both styles, characters are deep and meaningfull with out being Dramawhores/annoying


But the pacing was so bad in the first four episodes of brotherhood. I only felt annoyed at Edward and Alphonse, and parts that would still make me feel in the original just felt rushed.


I agree with this completely. The original was absolutely amazing and Brotherhood was just a castration of the plot for the sake of action.
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Re: FMA advice

Postby mgb519 » Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:31 pm

The original is like Mass Effect: sure, it's got plot or whatever, but when everything's over you just want to punch the writer in the face.
Now be smart and read the manga instead.
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Re: FMA advice

Postby Silverdream » Tue Nov 26, 2013 9:44 pm

goldeennightmare wrote:
Silverdream wrote:
RunsWithLegos wrote:you et plenty in FMA brotherhood, it is a very good mix of both styles, characters are deep and meaningfull with out being Dramawhores/annoying


But the pacing was so bad in the first four episodes of brotherhood. I only felt annoyed at Edward and Alphonse, and parts that would still make me feel in the original just felt rushed.


I agree with this completely. The original was absolutely amazing and Brotherhood was just a castration of the plot for the sake of action.


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Re: FMA advice

Postby Natalya » Wed Nov 27, 2013 6:48 am

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya was really dumb.  I watched the first 7 episodes to see what the fuss was about but it felt contrived.
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Re: FMA advice

Postby Silverdream » Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:24 pm

Natalya wrote:The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya was really dumb.  I watched the first 7 episodes to see what the fuss was about but it felt contrived.


Watch Madoka Magica instead.
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