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Re: The later Ranger signs in GS are... hard (slight spoilers). O_O

Discussion in 'Pokémon Spinoff Discussion' started by BoxedLunch, Jan 3, 2011.

  1. BoxedLunch

    BoxedLunch Well-Known Member

    I got Ranger 3 for Christmas and just finished it (slow, I know >_>), and I loved the game. But one thing about it that sort of irked me was the later signs in the game. Especially that one you have to draw on the door in the Sky Fortress in order to fight the main boss (won't say who that is because of obvious spoilers). I mean, it's not so much the signs that are hard, but the fact that you have to do them in one stroke and within a certain amount of time. Even Japanese kids, who'd have experience with difficult letters because of kanji, would have trouble with it, I think. Kanji doesn't have to be done in one stroke, or within a certain amount of time.

    The earlier signs aren't hard, but I think the Kanto bird trio's and Ho-Oh's (oh, God... Ho-Oh's...) are quite difficult, especially for the kids these games are aimed at. And as for that sign on the Sky Fortress's door I've already mentioned, I had to try over thirty times to get it right. I have a feeling a lot of young kids would get really impatient and frustrated at that.

    I just wanted to know/make sure I'm not the only one who feels this way. Don't get me wrong; Guardian Signs is a great game, and I really enjoyed it, but... The signs... XD
  2. Lorde

    Lorde Banned

    Some of the Ranger signs are pretty hard to draw. I remember playing the Japanese version of Guardian Signs earlier this year, and having to ask around for help drawing several of the harder signs. The limit on how much time you get to draw the signs seems to be what frustrates most people. I didn't like that we were rushed when it came to drawing them (since I like taking my time to make them pretty lol), but I figured that having to draw them quickly was one of the challenges in the game. Without that, the game just wouldn't be as fun (IMO). I'm wondering if I'm the only person who believes that the challenge of drawing the signs is part of the allure of the game :s
  3. Bolt the Cat

    Bolt the Cat Bringing the Thunder

    The signs weren't really that hard to draw (except for maybe a couple of the event signs). Anyone who's passed a 1st grade art class and has decent reflexes should be able to do them.
  4. Bulbear4444

    Bulbear4444 Random guy.

    I had a lot of trouble with the Legendary Birds, especially Articuno and Zapdos. Sky Fortress and Ho-oh were pretty tough but not the worst for me.
  5. Primal Crusader V

    Primal Crusader V Watch some MANime

    Really? I believed they were all easy. Ho-oh's sign was the most aggravating to draw. Overall, it was fine for me.
  6. LightningStrike

    LightningStrike White Kyurem FTW

    I have not got to the hard ones yet.

    NAEWIG Active Member

    Ive never found any sign hard, strangely. Metagross took some time trought.
  8. Aquarelle

    Aquarelle Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    I sometimes find Entei's to be hard to draw because I rush to complete it within the time limit, and sometimes the bottom parts turn out too rounded.
    Latias' sign is also hard for me to finish within the time limit. >_<

    Seriously, why do we have to complete the sign within a certain amount of time?
  9. luxrayshock

    luxrayshock Ursus arctos

    The signs for me are only difficult when i haven't played for a while, I decided to replay the game about a month after i'd beaten it and the legendary pokes were some-what difficult to draw
  10. WillieNelson

    WillieNelson Well-Known Member

    I can make the Ho-Oh sign shiny(charged)! (Probably 'cause i practiced on paper for like a half hour):p but the birds and the sky door were murder though.
    Last edited: May 26, 2011
  11. sonic507

    sonic507 Come at me Flower!

    aipom, hands down.
  12. Angeltripper

    Angeltripper ♥ Ace ♥

    the tigers, latios and ho-oh i memorized. never tried the birds. a hard one though, mewtwo's
  13. Silent Murderer

    Silent Murderer Shadow Trainer

    some of them arent that bad,but for some reasons the latios one never works for me. but yeah the legendary birds were crazy,same with metagross
  14. Mew The Gato

    Mew The Gato ___________

    Once I got the habit of using Ho-oh's Sign for a re-match with it, I could do it quite easily, even when charged.

    However, I found Mewtwo's Sign quite hard, as I could not really remember it too well...

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