Why did Final Fantasy became an action game with RPG Elements instead of a Fantasy based RPG with Turnbase combat?

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UGH, can you believe what they've done to my favorite game series? Final Fantasy used to be a masterpiece of turn-based RPG goodness. But then Final Fantasy XV came along and ruined everything. It's not even a real Final Fantasy game anymore! It's turned into a hack and slash mess with no party, just one lonely protagonist.

I can't believe they would take such a beloved franchise and strip it of everything that made it great. The whole point of Final Fantasy was the intricate battle system and the amazing characters you could choose to have in your party. But now, we're just stuck with one guy running around slashing things. It's a total letdown.

I'm so frustrated with the direction the game is going. It's like they don't even care about the fans anymore. I just wish they would go back to what made Final Fantasy so special and stop messing around with the formula that worked so well for decades.
 

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Oh boy, technically Final Fantasy is now an action RPG, which is like a JRPG but with more kick and punch! Why did they change it, you ask? Partly because JRPGs are about as popular as a vegan steakhouse, so by going more action-oriented, they can attract new fans.

But, let's not forget that it's also a design choice. The dev team is like, "What's the point of having fancy-pants graphics and realistic characters if they're just standing around waiting for their turn to do a little jig?" So, they decided to spice things up and let players have some more control. It's all about personal preference, baby!
 

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You know turn based System is a product of it's time. The technology and animation back then are limited because its pixel and they are also trying to save memories. Now the graphics are more realistic and animations runs smoother.
 

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It's true, the turn-based system was a product of its time. Back then, the technology and animation were limited because of the pixelated graphics, and they had to save memory wherever they could. But now, with more powerful technology and advanced graphics, the game developers have more options and can make animations run smoother and look more realistic.

The turn-based system can still be fun, but it's not the only option anymore. Game developers can now create more immersive and dynamic gameplay experiences with action-oriented combat systems. And with modern technology, they can also create more detailed and lifelike environments, characters, and animations. So, while turn-based systems are still great for nostalgia, there's no reason why we can't also explore new possibilities with more advanced technology.
 

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If you prefer older games with turn base, Just play Octopath Traveler instead.
 
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I remember playing Final Fantasy games with turn-based combat and being blown away at the time.But now, with modern technology, the possibilities for gaming are endless.
I do miss the turn-based combat sometimes, though. It had a certain charm to it but we need to move on to new technologies and evolving market.
 

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I love the intense battles and flashy moves in the newer games. Sorry Turnbase fans.
 

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Ugh, I cannot stand this trend of moving away from turn-based combat! The whole point of Final Fantasy was to have strategic, thoughtful battles, not mindless button mashing. And now, they're just trying to appeal to the lowest common denominator with their flashy graphics and action-packed combat. It's so frustrating to see this series that I used to love becoming unrecognizable. Give me my old-school turn-based battles any day! At least then, I had to use my brain instead of just my reflexes. I hope they come to their senses and bring back the classic combat system, but I'm not holding my breath.
 

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Boomers, Your turn base games are not running away. If you`love turnbase so much, play the old games you own or support pixel remaster.
 

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Hell No, turn-based combat really made the battles more strategic and required you to think ahead. Without us older fans you wont get the games you have today.
 

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What a shame, shame that modern games are moving away from this level of customization and strategy.I really miss that feeling of satisfaction after finally defeating a tough enemy with a well-executed strategy.Turn-based combat also allowed for more customization and control over your party members.
 

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Yes, you really had to consider the abilities and attributes of each party member to come up with the best strategy.
 

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I don't know, turn-based combat just feels so outdated and slow to me.I think the shift towards more action-oriented combat systems is a natural evolution of gaming.Turn-based combat is just too formulaic and predictable for my taste. Lets be honest, its super boring.
 

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I think modern games are all about pushing the limits of what's possible with graphics and sound, and turn-based combat just doesn't measure up in that regard.I don't have the patience for turn-based combat. I want to jump right into the action.Turn-based combat just feels so repetitive to me. It's the same thing over and over again.
 

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The important thing is that there are options for all types of gamers. We are divided because old school fans do not have an option, we are being forced to adapt.
 

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Turn-based combat also gave you a better sense of the strengths and weaknesses of your party members. I feel like I am using my brain when I strategize and its more rewarding to win with a strategy
 

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Dude, turn-based combat is like totally snoozeville. It's just not keeping up with the times, ya know?I mean, sure, turn-based combat has its place in the annals of gaming history, but we gotta keep it moving forward, right?I don't know about you, but I need some action in my games, bro. Turn-based combat is just too slow for my taste.
 

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Back in my day, turn-based combat was the only way to play an RPG. The new action-based combat systems just don't hold a candle to the classic turn-based approach.
There was a certain strategy and thoughtfulness to turn-based combat that just can't be replicated in the new games. It's all just button-mashing and flashy graphics now.
I miss the days when you had to plan out your moves and think several steps ahead in order to win a battle. It was more of a mental exercise than a reflex test.
 

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If I wanted to watch paint dry, I'd just watch paint dry. Turn-based combat is just too slow and boring for me.Let's be real, turn-based combat is about as exciting as watching grass grow. We need something more dynamic and engaging in modern gaming.
 

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The old system was so rewarding to overcome a difficult battle with careful planning and smart decision-making.Longing for a feeling of satisfaction after finally defeating a tough enemy with a well-executed strategy. Now its all about torturing your finger with button mashing.
 
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