Be A Hunter, Soldier Or Wizard In Fantasy Life

By Spencer . August 1, 2012 . 3:40pm


Speaking of Level-5 and open world games, while it may not have an "epic" feel Fantasy Life from Brownie Brown is essentially an open world RPG. You start the game by picking a job and Level-5 included everyday occupations like postman and street entertainer. Players can also opt for a traditional RPG class like hunter or mercenary.


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Pick Kingdom Soldier and your job will be keeping peace and harmony in the village. Soldiers have to chase criminals, defeat monsters, and protect the village.


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Wizards specialize in magic. They can create fireballs and heal friendly characters. It looks like Fantasy Life doesn’t differentiate between white and black mages. Each job has a different mentor and if you pick this job a black cat named Krome teaches you the ways of the wizard.


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Hunters are one with nature and can attack enemies from afar using a bow. These guys can also gather fruits and vegetables on the field and bring them back to town.


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Mercenaries don’t belong to any country. They travel from place to place as a hired sword looking for their next job. Mercenaries live life without ties.


Fantasy Life is slated for release this December for Nintendo 3DS.

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  • Vampiric

    Nintendo please pick this up

  • Well this doesn’t look all that impr-
    “Brownie Brown”

    Please localize.

  • noctis_nox

    One of the most interesting game on 3DS.
    Localize is the only option to play this.
    Region locking sucks.

  • Can you create a character like DQ9? I’d like to play a hunter, but I’m not liking the concept art for it.

    • Eileen Sy

       It looks like you can. The screenshots are different from the concept art, after all.

      •  Well, its a girl in the screenshot. I thought it might just give you gender choice, but that’s awesome that it has character creation.

        • Professor Layton’s London Life is probably the best indicator of what to expect from Fantasy Life because it’s basically the prototype to this game. It had different minigames/quests that would let you assume a variety of jobs like taxi driver or juggler, and a character creation mode. You could possibly play as a bald, large-faced, mustachioed guy with a big nose, but I bet everybody always ever chooses a more neutral teenager avatar.

    • Suicunesol

      I think the concept art is more a representation of that classes’s mentor. You don’t have to have a big, pink nose if you don’t want to.

      You create your own character like in DQ9 (and I daresay this game’s character creation system is probably a little more beefy than the one in DQ9).

  • Juuu

     Level 5, you HAVE a US branch, please do something with this! Since Animal Crossing isn’t out yet, the only available Harvest Moon title as of now is allegedly buggy, and Project Happiness is still a ways off, the sort of relaxing life-sim genre is WIDE open, as is the RPG genre in general [though 3DS does have a few]. The time to release is now, right? :c

  • Nickie

    This sounds so adorable! I really hope this is localized, there would be such a huge audience for all ages and genders.

    My question is, can you have a relationship/marriage? I mean heck, Harvest Moon has them and if this is about ‘Life’ then love and relationships/marriage does factor into it. Either way if localized will SO pick it up, just hoping it has the element in it.

  • Göran Isacson

    But where is the class that lets me be a young wealthy man, traumatized by his parents death, who dedicates his life to learning ALL THE CLASSES so that he can become the worlds greatest detective and fight crime? WHERE IS THAT CLASS HMM? As long as they don’t have that class this cannot in good conscience be called “Fantasy Life”, because that’s all MY fantasy life revolves around.

    On a more serious note I would probably be a store-worker, or a mercenary.

    • puchinri

       Or~. That lets me be the princess born to an all-female populous island where we train ourselves to and beyond olympic level and then get to go out into the world as their ambassador with cool itemry (and a side helping of healthy bd, with a hint of sm).

      • Göran Isacson

        AND of course the feature that lets us put all these characters together in one world, and then have them all team up and fight crime. Do this, and our Fantasy Lives will TRULY be complete!

        Except for the alien who descends from another world (Rune Factory-world maybe) and becomes the mightiest figure-head for truth and justice through his overwhelming power. He can just stay home because he’s a mean poopy-head and it’s not l-like we need him to fight crime or anything!

        (Also I am now curious if Diana ever tried to make Bruce relax by taking him to a “special club” for “special activities” and tried to tell him he’d fit perfectly there what with how he’s always dressed in black latex. Because I’d love to see him explain his way out of that one)

  • puchinri

     I really enjoy how the classes sound, and I’m looking forward to seeing the game now more than ever. It looks so promising~.

  • I like this “chill” thing they have going. I need a break from saving the world xD

  • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

    Well…… considering i have spend all my time killing monster in most Jrpg there……it seems time to be a mercheant there.^_^ MONEY!!!!!!!!!^_^

    • s07195

      I agree, merchant is the class I would choose.

      If only for the ‘Spice and Wolf’ feel. :P

  • Cullen McDufford

    Really hope this gets localized. But even more I hope it isn’t super easy, or just some casual mashup between RPG and Animal Crossing.

  • $30632660

    I want some gameplay footage level 5, stop ducking me man, stop ducking me.

  • tha_Chiller

    Just want to hear the words “releasing in NA…”

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