The First Path is for BR's 50 to 70 >.< after 70 you should go Ancient Ruins.
As for your question: yes, they do request it if the item is supposed to be theirs. I can give you some examples if you'd like, but I don't want to spoil things for others.
100% Retail: The Last Remnant, Infinite Undiscovery, Lost Odyssey (1100/1100), Oblivion (1250/1250), Blue Dragon, Enchanted Arms, Kameo: Elements of Power
100% Arcade: Marble Blast Ultra, Worms, Spyglass Board Games, Hexic HD, Bomberman Live.
Playing now: Star Ocean 4 (600/1000)