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FFX/FFX-2 and FFXV Similarities

So I was getting really excited for the release of Final Fantasy XV the other day and I noticed that it seems to have a lot of similarities with Final Fantasy X/X-2, especially when it comes to the characters. I mean just look at their group photos!

Yuna and Noctis, their respective leaders, are quite similar. Both operate with an array of weapons (Noctis has swords, Yuna had her summons in FFX and her dresspheres in FFX-2) both are pressured with the responsibilities of their world/kingdom and both are important figures in their respective regions. Yuna is the Highsummoner of Spira and Noctis is the Prince of Lucis.

Rikku resembles Prompto. First of all, both are blonde (not exactly a real reason but I couldn’t exactly leave it out.) Both are the playful, cheeky and childish character of the bunch. Also, Rikku is an Al Bhed and in FFX, they were considered ‘heathens’ for not following the Yevon religion and breaking laws. Prompto is a foreign fugitive, so in a way, that’s another similarity.

Both are undyingly loyal to their respective leaders and have deep connections with them. Prompto is the childhood friend of Noctis and Rikku is the cousin and guardian of Yuna.

Paine is similar to Gladiolus. Both have that dark look about them and that 'I-don’t-take-crap-from-anyone’ attitude and they wield massive broadswords. Gladiolus may be a bit more cheerful than Paine (even though his looks don’t suggest so) but Paine has shown her happy/carefree side more than once deeper into the game.

Gladiolus and Paine never hesitate to protect their leaders when the need arises.

Also, Paine and Rikku’s relationship kind of mirrors Gladiolus and Prompto’s, they both seem to be really comfortable around one another and are always up to some kind of antics.

Don’t think I’ve forgotten about Ignis. He’s cool, level-headed and advises Noctis on what actions to take a lot of the time. Lulu is the same to Yuna. Throughout her pilgrimage, she gave Yuna advice and made sure she was safe and happy.

Although Lulu isn’t a member of the Gullwings and is left out of missions a lot of the time, Ignis seems kind of put out in a few of the photos, like this one:

Also, the two groups love their campfires!  

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                      I’m officially at 2k followers! I couldn’t think of anything to do to
                      thank you guys, because… I’m too tight on money right now to 
                      buy something for a giveaway, I can’t edit to save my life, and 
                      my gifs aren’t good enough to warrant a giveaway either, haha.
                      Buuuut! Then, I remembered I have 3 of these little Brotherhood
                      trinkets! Two of them are gifts which I’m cherishing 5eva, but the 
                      other one I got in a little Final Fantasy X merch boxset thingie 
                      that I bought myself a long time ago, soooo it has less sentimental
                      value and can be passed along to a new owner. :d Seems like a 
                      pretty thematically appropriate giveaway since my blog is mostly 
                      about Final Fantasy, with a heavy emphasis on Final Fantasy
                      X/X-2. It’s not much, but I wanted to do something for you guys,
                                   and this is the best I can do right now. c:         

Details:      
      Pictured above on the right!
     -It is a replica of the Brotherhood sword from the games Final Fantasy X & X-2. (given to Chappu by Wakka, passed on to Tidus, and wielded by Yuna in her warrior dressphere.)
   
     -It’s very small: a little more than the length of a credit card.
     -The edges are dull, pretty child-safe/accident proof! (Though, it’s considered a weapon by some, apparently, ahaha. I got stopped in an airport security once because of mine, and was not allowed to take it on the plane with me! I guess be careful where you take it???)
     -You can do whatever you please with it (display it, kill fiends with it, w/e), but the circle at the edge of the hilt allows you to thread material through it, making the Brotherhood into a keychain, necklace, earring, cell phone charm— whatever you want! (I use one as a necklace, and the other a keychain. c:)
     -It’s made of some kind of fake metal, and is very light. 

Giveaway rules:
     -This giveaway is thank you for my followers only, and I will check. Don’t follow me just for the gift, that’s rude as fuq. If you want one so bad, just go buy it, it’s only a few dollars. l: I am really annoying; it’s not worth your trouble to follow me just for that ahaha. 
     -You can like just once, and reblog only once a day!!! That means, because of the end-date, that you will be able to reblog it at maximum: 20 times. Again, I will check. I want to give someone who may really really want it slightly better odds, sure, but a) spamming your followers (and my notes) is annoying and b) it’s pretty boring if one person reblogs it 1000+ times and skews the chances completely in their favor, haha. I still want luck to be involved in this: it’s more fun that way! :D
     -Will ship anywhere, free of charge to you. Must be willing to provide an address to me.
     -Will use random number generator to ‘choose’ winner.
     -I will try to calculate the winner asap after midnight… if I’m awake. If not, the next morning! I will contact the winner immediately after, and ask for their address. If they haven’t replied by Monday morning, then… I’ll pick a new one! If possible, I want to ship it out the following Monday (the 27th), so please try to check your inbox a few times that weekend, if you participate. 
     -And to clarify what you’re about to read… one minute after 11:59 on October 24 is when it ends. It is over the second it becomes October 25th for me, NOT the midnight leading into the 26 of October. If that doesn’t make sense, just ask me and I’ll clarify for you. c:
                    
          Ends: Midnight (Central US Time) on the morning of October 25th, 2014!