11-01-2003 03:55 AM
Orko definitely came first since he was introduced in 1982 while FF came years later. Orko was also coincidentally enough a practicer of what Square calls black magic.,
That's not the first time Square "borrowed" from other things. The crystal theme? Borrowed from a song called "Keeper of the Seven Keys" by an Iron Maiden clone band called Helloween. Sephiroth walking through fire? Streets of Fire when Raven does the exact same thing. I really could go on all day about FF stuff that showed up sooner in other things........
11-01-2003 08:37 PM
I know Black Mages were in Final Fantasy 1/2 that looked just like Vivi in FF9 (the cone hat, black face, covered with a scarf and yellow eyes... and a short body)
I saw a He-Man cartoon and there was a red version IDENTICAL to that design..
did anyone else know about this?