Lightning Farron has long been called a Cloud Strife clone, but the remake has turned the tables: now it’s Cloud who’s a rip off of Lightning.
Can we please stop trying to relate FFVII remake to FFXIII It's clutching at straws now
I mean the co-director of VII R is the director of XIII There are parallels to be drawn
The cloud as lightning thing has been around since FF13 first released. It's based on the concept art of what Cloud looks like, not that Cloud was made in Lightning's image. If anything, it's the other way around.
Oh no I know that, wasnt talking about this article in particular One producer even said it was "Like a female version of cloud"
It was stated sometime ago that lightning was inspired by Cloud so they are literally saying that he inspired himself... Plot twist.
but why not? FF7R is just what FF13 should have been. Not like something bad.
weird Statement mate, since the co-director and some of the Composers for the Soundtrack are from the 13 trilogy. lol. so id say there are alot of similarities when it comes to those two games. we know you dont like 13, but people making comparisons isnt a bad thing.
It's not that I don't like XIII It's the fact people who do like it are trying to jump on FFVII and even FFXV at the time by trying to make XIII relevant again. It was a bad, poorly made Final Fantasy game with a bland main lead...3 games and they couldn't even save it. Leave it and move on.
Its the other way around. Cloud is what he is just like the original which came out years before xiii. I always thought lightning was a bad knockoff of cloud lol. Yikes.
The director literally instructed Nomura to make her like a female version of Cloud Strife: https://web.archive.org/web... http://www.1up.com/news/ffx... So yeah, she is based on Cloud, not the other way around, hell even the name "Lightning" comes from "Clouds".
Have you ever noticed the start of FF13 feels like someone tried to recreate the bombing run, but didn't understand what made it good at all.
Yep. It's got the train, the robot Scorpion first boss, and in both games you're fighting the giant robo Scorpion with Cloud/Lightning and a black guy with a gun. Team Nora were clearly supposed to be AVALANCHE, too.
Kinda amazing looking at that cut scene of lightning and seeing that in such a small time games now play like that cut scene looks. I hope that makes sense I might have not worded that the best.
Next ff13 remake lightning look like cloud
Their similarities are their attitudes... they want to get the job done asap with no BS including having a cold demeanor.
Cloud seems to have more empathy and humor about him. Especially in the remake. Advent Children actually dropped the ball in this regard. Anyhow, he tries to be aloof, but he actually cares about others. Lightning really didn't care about much other than her family. As professional "solidiers", they were both what you say they were. Lightning's personality actually was that though, whereas Cloud's was a way to shield himself from pain.
It seemed both had barriers up but towards late in their stories they somewhat let their defenses down,becoming caring.
I never really felt that of lightning too much. Maybe a bit, but it was still just about her sister. She came to respect her companions, but that's about it.
While 13 was being made, the developers clearly stated Lightning would be like a female Cloud. So, this is actually backwards.
Lighting doesn't have a character to base anything off. He's actually based on the final fantasy 7 character, Cloud...mind blowing revelation, i know. FF13 was one one of the worst JRPG's ever. I'll never understand why some people insist on bringing that trash fire back up in any positive light.
lol there's so much wrong with this that I don't even know where to begin.
Huh Lighting was suppose to be a female version of cloud in the first place so that would be obvious....
No... Just... no. Maybe the opposite (besides the look of the characters, maybe... or not even that). Advent Children came out before XIII? I don't remember but i think so. So who copied who?
would have been hilarious if one of his 3 dresses would have been lightnings outfit but i guess the problem is that her outfit probably doesn't count as a dress and he most likely would not have been invited into corneos mansion looking like that. :-)
we all know by now that is such a puzzy :)
Cloud got busy.
Cloud is based of cloud =/ plz play both games first of the creator of ff13 said lighting is based of cloudand cloud is cloud
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