Let's Talk About Chrono Trigger

Welcome to the Summer of Old JRPGs, where we're playing classic role-playing games and talking about them every week. Check out the full schedule here.

Alright, folks—you've had two weeks to spend some time with Chrono Trigger, a video game about a time-traveling frog. Did you get a chance to play it? What'd you think? Overrated? Underrated? Perfect?

Chrono Trigger is generally considered to be one of the best RPGs ever made, but for some reason I've never quite fallen in love with it the way a lot of other people have. Maybe this is because I didn't grow up with the game... or maybe it's just not my type. I don't know. Let's discuss.