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Final Fantasy VIII Official Strategy Guide

4.24  ·  Rating details ·  147 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
BradyGAMES-Final Fantasy VIII Official Strategy Guide Features:
Detailed Walkthroughs Boss Strategies Item & Magic Lists Complete Bestiary and over 450 Full-Color Maps!
The ONLY Official Guide!   Platform: PlayStation Genre: RPG
Paperback, 272 pages
Published by BradyGames
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Rosie
Feb 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Useful guide to my favorite game... So many guides overstep their bounds by including spoilers (I once had a guide with a screenshot of a character on the page, looking very dead. Yes. They printed a screenshot of a character's death in their guide. Brilliant.), and holding your hand through every. little. obstacle.

This guide offers advice and good strategies, should you need them, gives short summaries for what to do next if you're unsure, without telling you what is coming in the story; and i
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Sigurweissen
Oct 11, 2010 rated it did not like it
Shelves: game-guides, just-ew
This strategy guide is, easily, the worst of the bunch that I own.

There should be a walkthrough located within a strategy guide, yes? That's usually what they have. But really, there is hardly anything there.

You have to look at the objectives to figure out what to do next. That is beyond annoying. Also, the maps in the back are a convoluted mess, and not even in order of when you encounter them in the game, so flipping through several different pages to find the map you need is a hair-pulling me
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Adrian Anderson
Apr 28, 2012 rated it did not like it
The guide is so lacking it is not even funny. Most of the "tips" and tricks would be apparent to anyone who isn't brain dead. Also, as per usual Bradygames style, there is poor organization and erroneous content! And I agree - why is there no strategy for Ultimecia? Ugh. 1 star!
Bonnie
This is a really useful strategy guide. It has a step-by-step walkthrough for each part of the game, quick summaries, enemy descriptions/evaluations, monster guide, and all those pesky side quests.
Samantha Tolleson
Nov 27, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Probably the best game guide I've ever found. This FF was my all time favorite, and the guide only made the game so much more fun.
Kat
Feb 11, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: strategy-guides
Never have time to play this right now, so am taking this off of my "Currently reading" shelf for now.
Patrick
Feb 04, 2009 rated it it was ok
Shelves: textbook
Cheater's Guide.
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