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Meditations on Octopath Traveler: A Buddhist Approach to Annoyance

4 monthes ago   |   By Game Skinny

Before I began Octopath Traveler , I told myself I liked it.
Since completing Super Mario Odyssey at the end of 2017, I had been desperately waiting for something to play on my Nintendo Switch, and I was certain that a lengthy JRPG was exactly what I needed.
I was thrilled by the prospect of playing a full-fledged Square Enix title in handheld mode. It never crossed my mind that it would disappoint, and I was initially charmed by Traveler 's simple stories, updated graphics, and reworked mechanics.
However, after 30 hours and nearly half the game complete, I wonder if the Buddha himself...
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