Digital Trends: Small talk is nothing to be dismissed. Anyone bemoaning idle chatter, ask yourself: How the hell else are you supposed to get to know people? Everything starts somewhere. Friendship, romance, and rivalry are born from sitting around and jawing with strangers about the weather. Persona 3 and Persona 4 stoke their inner fires with small talk. Strategic character building, bizarre art, catchy music and skewed world building; these strengths grow out of idle conversation’s fertile soil.