Characters Eating Roti Prata & Chicken Rice in Final Fantasy XV Wowed SG & MY Fans

Anyone who has played any Final Fantasy, be it the 8-bit Final Fantasy from NES or Final Fantasy XIV on PC would know that the setting in the franchise is so fictional, swords are as high as a human and hair could defy gravity.

Just take a look at Cloud Strife from Final Fantasy VII and you get the idea.

Image: Wikipedia
Image: Wikipedia

So you can imagine Singaporeans’ and Malaysians’ responses when they see this in Final Fantasy XV, the latest game in the series.

Here’s the thing: next time, if anyone says that prata isn’t healthy, just tell them that it’ll increase your attack by 120, magic by 100 and most importantly, increases maximum HP by 200.

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Oh, and it’s not just prata. How about a plate of chicken rice, fondly atas-ed to Peppery Daggerquill Rice?

Here’s why you see these familiar foods in a major game franchise: the lead designer is Malaysian Wan Hazmer.

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And the reason for incorporating our food (ok, ok, we Singaporeans and Malaysians share same culture, so same same lah, ok?) is simply this: he wants the world to experience Malaysia, and if the world doesn’t want to come to Malaysia to experience it, they can experience it in the game.

Well, maybe a gamer from other countries won’t even notice the weird-looking flatbread, but it sure made Singaporeans and Malaysians go hungry apeshit.

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At least for me.

Featured Image: Facebook (Kevin Wong)

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