Originally Posted by bababewey
I want to play. I want to love this. I have no idea what's going on. I've completed the tutorial 5 times in the past couple years, but find myself tuning out almost subconsciously every minute or so. I'm going to try again because I know that it's worth it. I'm not optimistic about the outcome.
The guide I linked in the post just above yours is the most comprehensive manual to the game I've ever found. It is no quick nor easy read, and it will not make the initial threshold less intimidating.
But once you've made your way through section III (Basic Mechanics and Tactics), FFT opens up, and what you then have on your device is one of the most rewarding, deep and varied turn-based strategy games ever made, in a very comprehensive, detailed and refreshingly distinct gaming world, with a powerful and compelling storyline, and 100+ hours of both play and replay value.
In summary: you'll be rewarded with months of unrivaled fun for those 15-25 minutes spent reading