When comparing Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions vs Knights of Pen & Paper 2, the Slant community recommends Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions for most people. In the question“What are the best Android RPGs?” Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions is ranked 7th while Knights of Pen & Paper 2 is ranked 12th. The most important reason people chose Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions is:
Being that this is a port of a console game the player will find the length of the title much more than the average mobile release.
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Pro For a mobile release, this is a large game with many hours of content, which is often rare on the mobile platform
This tactical RPG always ends up destroying all other alternatives with jobs, skills, stats, items, story, and enhanced dialogues. If only it had better graphics, it would be mainstream.
Pro Deep turn-based tactical combat that you can easily sink hundreds of hours into
To simplify how the gameplay works it is a bit like playing chess where in each turn needs to be scrutinized in order to find the best play on the board. Being that there is a large amount of RPG elements thrown into the game, these choices become even more complicated while also adding a huge amount of options to the game.
Pro Deep character creation through multiple combinations of class, race and social group
The game allows for a multitude of combinations when it comes to the character creation. First is class, where you pick what type of fighter the character will be. Second is race, which will allow for differing perks and stats, depending on which race is chosen. Third is social group, which also allows for further choice in stats and perks. Combining these three options will allow for a good bit of customization, since each can be added to the other.
Pro Play with one hand or two thanks to the game supporting landscape and portrait views
Knights of Pen & Paper 2 can be played in portrait as well as landscape orientations, making for convenient play no matter what device on is using. Also a nice change since the first version as now tablet can have an easier time displaying the game.
Pro In-app-purchases are optional as the game can be completed without purchasing any
The game can be completed without any need for in-app-purchases making them feel as though they are pretty optional. Though for the impatient they are there to make the game easier by allowing for purchase more players or gear.
Con Touch controls feel awkward to use
The touch controls use an on screen dpad overlaid on top of the game. This means fingers move cover some of the game field or action when trying to maneuver.
Con Poor port on Android
There is no immersive mode, which would allow this to be fullscreen on devices that have the Android navigation bar. On top of this the game is letterboxed on both sides of the screen do to it being a port of the port for iOS. There is also no other Android specific features to speak of in the game either.
Con Humor feels a bit obvious and easy
The humor in Knights of Pen & Paper 2 does not particularly seem all that funny. Often feeling as though it is little childish as well as an easier type of humor that does not require much thinking.