Can't force myself down Rin's storyline..

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Can't force myself down Rin's storyline..

Post by Oyasumi » Thu Oct 18, 2012 4:40 pm

When I first started the game, I got Rin first. But it was so boring for me that I quit her route half way through the second chapter and I almost quit the game entirely. Luckily, I wanted to see Shizune's route before I decided to throw in the towel or I probably wouldn't have continued. Shizune was the girl I originally was trying for. I started on her storyline to see if I would like it more and I liked it a lot better, so I ended up continuing with the game. I've also finished Emi and Lilly's routes. I was going to try again with Rin because I wanted a break from Lilly before I go down Hanako's story path, but I've started playing it again and the boredom is setting in. I really don't like this route.

No offense to Rin fans. :oops: I liked her when I encountered her in the other girls' storylines. Just my personal opinion, but the route...it's like watching paint dry. (Pun intended.) I'm a little past where I left off last time and I'm just clicking without reading too much in the hopes that something more exciting will happen soon. I'm thinking of giving up on it again and just finishing up with Hanako. I wanted a 100% completion but this really isn't fun. Does it get more interesting?

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Re: Can't force myself down Rin's storyline..

Post by Xanatos » Thu Oct 18, 2012 5:10 pm

Yes.
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Re: Can't force myself down Rin's storyline..

Post by Yellow 13 » Thu Oct 18, 2012 5:13 pm

3deep5u
When the war, has been won
And our march home begins
What awaits has not yet been revealed
What was won? what was lost?
Will our deeds be remembered?
Are they written on stone or in sand?

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Re: Can't force myself down Rin's storyline..

Post by Helbereth » Thu Oct 18, 2012 5:19 pm

Yellow 13 wrote:3deep5u
This, basically.

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Re: Can't force myself down Rin's storyline..

Post by Oyasumi » Thu Oct 18, 2012 5:40 pm

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Haha, must be. :lol:

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Re: Can't force myself down Rin's storyline..

Post by Xanatos » Thu Oct 18, 2012 5:46 pm

I'll make you a deal: Finish Rin's route, and I won't make you read a 120 Days of Sodom-inspired romance fanfic between Emi and Lt. Dan. :twisted:
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Re: Can't force myself down Rin's storyline..

Post by HarvestmanMan » Thu Oct 18, 2012 10:06 pm

Rin's route can be taken one of two ways: either it is extremely boring or it is very thought-provoking.

For me, it was the latter, but I can just as well see how it might be the former.
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Re: Can't force myself down Rin's storyline..

Post by Oddball » Thu Oct 18, 2012 10:54 pm

Out of curiosity, how far did you get in Rin's route before deciding it was boring?

I've heard a lot of people call Rin's route a lot of things, depressing, aggravating, dark, annoying, but this is the first I've heard anybody say it was boring.
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Re: Can't force myself down Rin's storyline..

Post by Dream » Fri Oct 19, 2012 8:54 am

I actually find some humour in that a lot of the critiques of Rin's route are also common critiques against Evangelion. It feels oddly appropiate.

But yeah Rin's route is definitively not boring even though i can kind of imagine why some people would find it so. Rin's route is generally more slow-paced and introspective, most of the development or exposition is rather subtle compared to the other routes, as are usually the "feels". Not everyone's cup of tea.

Interesting things do happen, but unlike other routes in which the events are usually more clear in how they affect the characters, Rin's route is more character driven than the others. Or more accurately, there are simply less events in her route, but more interaction and exposition with the characters. At least that's the impression i got until now (still haven't finished it)
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Re: Can't force myself down Rin's storyline..

Post by ravenlord » Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:54 am

It would be impossible to create a game where every player enjoyed every story line. Every girl has a special and unique charm, and every guy has different tastes. Don't feel bad if one or more of the girls don't do it for you, becuase that's not the point anyway. If NONE of the girls attracted you, then you'd be right to be worried :P
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Re: Can't force myself down Rin's storyline..

Post by Xanatos » Fri Oct 19, 2012 4:28 pm

ravenlord wrote:It would be impossible to create a game where every player enjoyed every story line. Every girl has a special and unique charm, and every guy has different tastes. Don't feel bad if one or more of the girls don't do it for you, becuase that's not the point anyway. If NONE of the girls attracted you, then you'd be right to be worried :P
Maybe he'd prefer Kenji and a nice picnic...
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Re: Can't force myself down Rin's storyline..

Post by Oyasumi » Mon Oct 22, 2012 5:01 pm

ravenlord wrote:It would be impossible to create a game where every player enjoyed every story line. Every girl has a special and unique charm, and every guy has different tastes. Don't feel bad if one or more of the girls don't do it for you, becuase that's not the point anyway. If NONE of the girls attracted you, then you'd be right to be worried :P
Yeah, that's a good point. :)

Anyway, I finished it. It was a bit of a chore, but I pushed through it. I can't say I really changed my opinion about the route though, I didn't enjoy it. I'm glad I didn't wait until the end to play her route, I wouldn't have wanted the game to go out on that note. On to Hanako!

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Re: Can't force myself down Rin's storyline..

Post by Shintai » Tue Oct 23, 2012 3:04 am

I can't say I agree that Rin's is "boring". I found it to be the most gripping. I am not hating on you for not liking it, to each his own, I am just not understanding why you would think that way about it. To be more specific, you just seem to be stating that it's boring, without actually going into detail as to why you think it is, that's my problem.

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Re: Can't force myself down Rin's storyline..

Post by Megumeru » Wed Oct 24, 2012 11:00 am

Oyasumi wrote: Anyway, I finished it. It was a bit of a chore, but I pushed through it. I can't say I really changed my opinion about the route though, I didn't enjoy it. I'm glad I didn't wait until the end to play her route, I wouldn't have wanted the game to go out on that note. On to Hanako!
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Re: Can't force myself down Rin's storyline..

Post by Xanatos » Wed Oct 24, 2012 5:24 pm

On to Hanako, he says...Oh, the depression that awaits him. :lol:
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