Chrono Trigger, along with Final Fantasy VI, are both
considered to be the best RPG's made for the Super NES, and maybe of all
time. Chrono Trigger was made by the best of Squaresoft: the music
was composed by both Yasunori Mitsuda and Nobuo Uematsu, the game
developed by Hironobu Sakaguchi(the main guy of FF), character designs
were made by the same guy who designed the characters for Dragon Ball,
Chrono Trigger's battle and menu systems were incredibly system and easy
to use. There were no random battles at all, as you could see the
enemies on the screen and crashing into them would initiate a battle.
Characters could equip weapons, helms, armors, and accessories. They
learned new magic spells and skills by gaining levels. However, a
new thing that was added to the battle system was the introduction of
double and triple techs, which allowed characters to combine their
abilities for a more powerful spell. Besides that, everything was
the same as other RPG's.
Chrono Trigger's storyline is absolutely ingenious,
passing through several time periods and linking them all in creative
ways. The soundtrack is also considered to be one of the greatest
Video game soundtracks ever produced, being Yasunori Mitsuda first major
debut as a composer, with a little help from Uematsu. With an
enormous variety of influences and styles, and some of the best sound
quality produced from the SNES, the Chrono Trigger soundtrack is a
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