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Whereas other RPGs strive to test your sense of loyalty, a key plot element of Summon Night is friendship. There's no friendship ranting or the power of love overcoming great odds - friendships are developed through talking and interaction, not supernatural feats.The problem is that you're in a dungeon without a weapon. After obtaining your first ore, you'll forge a Novice Sword, which obviously isn't very good.It's still leagues ahead of your little mallet, so off to the first match.You have to find it out for yourself, while fulfilling your own dreams in the process. Alright, it's fairly corny, but it's told in such a fluffy, cute, "warms your cockles" way that it's still enjoyable.Gameplay in battles is very similar to the Tales of...In theory, this is because your weapon can break in combat, but it really only serves to let you swap to exactly the right weapon to exploit an enemy's weakness.It's a good thing the combat wasn't the draw of this game or I'd be disappointed here. There are four basic type of materials, and by collecting ores or other items, you can create these materials.The problem is that the gameplay is simply too easy.Because you can create powerful weapons very easily, most random encounter enemies can be killed in just a few hits.Of course, no decent story can be about just a tournament.It's as you're doing what seem like normal Craftknight tasks that the real story unfolds - a story that seems at first to be a general corruption in the government story, but somehow avoids many of the cliches.