@ Riachu and Soriku
In that case, I say have something like the persona 3 and persona 4 system.
I know it won't do the graphics any justice but knowing the opponent takes a lot of difficulty away from Jrpgs.
I guess I'd have to stick with the SMT games for a reasonable difficulty level. FFXII's difficulty (barring sidequests) was a bad joke.
"Dr. Tenma, according to you, lives are equal. That's why I live today. But you must have realised it by now...the only thing people are equal in is death"---Johann Liebert (MONSTER)
"WAR is a racket. It always has been.
It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives"---Maj. Gen. Smedley Butler