Trials of Mana vs. Trials of Mana | Forgotten Worlds

Fine Time

21-03-2024 • 1 hr 57 mins

What was once one of the most infamous games to never leave Japan, the third installement of the Mana series finally did come to America in 2019, and a remake came in 2020. Good things come to those who wait, but was Trials of Mana worth the time? You bet it was! Andre and Vin talk about every aspect of this incredible game and compare the Super Famicom original to the PlayStation 4 remake! Which one is better?

Twitter: @FineTimePodcast

Andre: @pizzadinosaur.fineti.me

Vin: @lucentai.bsky.social

[00:00] Introduction and Premise

[05:01] History of Mana: The Journey to Trials

[19:27] Game Structure and Comparsions To Secret of Mana

[26:25] Reasons We Love Trials of Mana

[31:43] Graphical Fidelity, Character Models, and Art Direction

[46:20] Level Design, Control, and Quality of Life

[01:02:05] Combat

[01:17:01] Programming Quirks and Class Changes

[01:33:45] Music

[01:37:41] Bosses

[01:47:07] Remake-Only Additons

[01:52:44] Visions of Mana

[01:56:37] Bye!

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