A detailed look at the flexible skill and class system:
"At first glance, the battle system in Blue Dragon is pretty basic. But there is an underlying skill system in Blue Dragon that is deep and flexible enough for players to add an extra level of strategy to the way they approach those turn-based fights. It's one of our favorite parts of the Blue Dragon gameplay, which is why we've decided to dedicate an entire in-depth feature to it."
The article gives a rundown of each of the nine skill classes: Sword Master, Guardian, Monk, Assassin, Black Magic, White Magic, Barrier Magic, Support Magic, and Generalist.