PS2 Longplay [056] Disgaea: Hour of Darkness (part 01 of 12)

Disgaea: Hour of Darkness


Description Played by: Connor Disgaea: Hour of Darkness is Nippon Ichi's second foray into tactical RPGs and the start of a rather long series of games. It was released in 2003 and feature tactical turn-based combat, quirky characters, hilariously over-acting voice actors and lots of "Nippon Ichi style" humour. We follow Laharl, a demon and the son of the (late) Overlord of the Netherworld, in his struggle to gain control over his heritage after his old man chokes to death on a Black Pretzel. During the game, he gains the support of several characters, demons, humans and even angels. The mechanics of the game are hugely intricate, with item levels, item specialists, weapon mastery, stat-aptitude and lots and lots of other weird words. It is also allows OCD players to keep playing the game for a long time, maxing their characters. As an example, the final boss of the story is level 90 and the last optional boss is level 6000. I try not to level up too much in relation ...