The storyline did not suck! Cloud's confabulation better than FFIX's beautiful (FF traditional) storyline? I think not D: This goes back to another topic I had debated in before. The story (and FMVs) of FFIX far exceed FFVII's.i didnt like the storyline it sucks or the character in the game and the music is just better since the game came after ff7 and the battle system sucks i hated it! i say that was one of the games i hated i from se
Melodies of Life > One Winged Angel. On the topic of the music, there aren't a whole lot of songs from FFVII that really 'stick'. Most of the location background-music consisted of boring tunes, or too-overdone. There are a few themes I like, though. I like Aerith's theme, and Tifa's. Golden Saucer music was okay, as well as the ending music and Rufus ceremony. The rest of the location music wasn't that great. FFIX had the best all-around music, IMO.
As for the battle system, I already covered this. Each character has a unique skill of their own, whereas in FFVII, you can give anyone materia and make them into something they are not. Anyone is skilled enough to be a summoner or black mage, or white mage (depending on if you give them materia). I like how each character has their own special ability, and is not cheaply equipped. This is also why I rarely used many of the characters. I hardly ever used Barrett, Tifa, Yuffie, Cid, and Cait Sith. Why? Because I can equip my favorite characters to be anything, there's no need for the others.
The battles were more fun, the music was more enjoyable, overall story was better.