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Messages - vivify93

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Personal Projects / Re: (WIP) Final Fantasy II: Refurbished
« on: January 11, 2016, 11:56:00 pm »
Parasyte's bug fix patch works for all versions of FFII as far as I can tell.

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Personal Projects / Re: Final Fantasy 7 - Retranslation Project (PSX)
« on: January 11, 2016, 08:27:42 pm »
I'm playing on PSP and after having read Bobolicious81's issues, I decided to test it for myself on my PSP with 6.61 PRO-C CFW and yeah, the game just hangs and eventually crashes my system. This definitely needs to be fixed. (My PSP is fine, in case anyone was wondering.)

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Personal Projects / Re: (WIP) Final Fantasy II: Refurbished
« on: January 11, 2016, 03:48:41 pm »
Medicines and magic tomes are just too damn costly. I think they could stand to be lowered. Also, the fact that enemies can drop random amounts of gil, some of which are extremely low, doesn't help that. But I think everything you listed aside from "maybe buff weapons" is fine. One thing I really dislike about FFII is that pretty much every weapon palette uses a really ugly dark gray as a "darkest color", but I suppose that's something I can change myself.

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Personal Projects / Re: Final Fantasy 7 - Retranslation Project (PSX)
« on: January 09, 2016, 06:02:54 pm »
Did you fix that glitch with the Gold Saucer that was mentioned earlier?

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ROM Hacking Discussion / Re: FFIII NES translation question
« on: January 09, 2016, 11:25:47 am »
I can confirm that ad0220 didn't use any DTE whatsoever.

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ROM Hacking Discussion / Re: FFIII NES translation question
« on: January 08, 2016, 05:27:41 pm »
I feel like both AWJ and ad0220's translations are fine as they are, with ad's translation probably being more robust and wordy thanks to the expanded ROM size and extra room he added to the dialogue box.

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Gaming Discussion / Re: Whatever happen with Gideon's SMT If project?
« on: January 03, 2016, 04:11:14 am »
I don't know Gideon personally, but as a hacker, I can deduct that everything is still in progress, and will be done when it's done. If something happened to the files or Gid, we'd find out. 'Til then, hold onto your shorts. :beer:

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Personal Projects / Re: (WIP) Final Fantasy II: Refurbished
« on: January 01, 2016, 05:11:55 am »
Well damn. Thanks for explaining it. It looks like it'd be more trouble that it's worth to restore it.

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Personal Projects / Re: (WIP) Final Fantasy II: Refurbished
« on: January 01, 2016, 03:51:57 am »
So, I have to ask. In the Japanese version and the Prototype, character portraits have black behind them, like so.



It looks like Demi had removed them... The Prototype had these as well, if my memory serves me correctly. Do you have any plans to restore this, Chaos Rush? Just curious. :)

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Personal Projects / Re: (WIP) Final Fantasy II: Refurbished
« on: December 31, 2015, 11:27:27 pm »
Oh, Chaos Rush, I meant to ask you, are you intending to release your text-editor tools after everything is done? They look quite impressive! :)

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Personal Projects / Re: (WIP) Final Fantasy II: Refurbished
« on: December 31, 2015, 09:27:53 am »
I actually looked, and it appears that you have enough room to spell out Intellect if you use the "ll" squish tile...



Is there anything preventing you from doing this kind of layout?

Edit - Also, what were you planning on doing with the spell names, again? Squish tiles ala Namingway Edition, abbreviations like Blizd, Thdr, etc., or...? Just curious. :)

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Personal Projects / Re: (WIP) Final Fantasy II: Refurbished
« on: December 31, 2015, 03:14:50 am »
Would you be able to utilize the "ti" squish-tile for the ArticWind's name? It's supposed to be Arctic, not Artic.

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Personal Projects / Re: (WIP) Final Fantasy II: Refurbished
« on: December 29, 2015, 10:14:19 pm »
Also I realized sometimes it just looks better to use abbreviations instead of cramming in as much letters as you can
This is what I meant, basically. Intlgc or Int., which once looks more friendly to the eye? I also think if you wanted to go the whole route of including the "Godddess's" part of the Goddess's Bell, (i.e. not just naming it G.Bell and calling it a day.) Gdds.Bell would probably be the best happy medium...

Although, you could also take FFIII or FFV's Bell icon and just make it {Bell}Goddess's, if it would fit.

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Personal Projects / Re: (WIP) Final Fantasy II: Refurbished
« on: December 29, 2015, 11:44:33 am »
The abbreviations. They burn me. :'(

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Personal Projects / Re: (WIP) Final Fantasy II: Refurbished
« on: December 28, 2015, 01:00:01 pm »
Oh lord, J2e's translation. I always cringe when people say they love it or it's a "literal translation." Get that bullshit out of my face. And Ian Kelley's Big Book of FFIV Lies doesn't help matters.

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Personal Projects / Re: (WIP) Final Fantasy II: Refurbished
« on: December 28, 2015, 08:14:50 am »
Yikes, that really sucks. As much as I respect and look up to Demi, it looks like he did a similar thing to Radical Dreamers. I mean, that game is still fantastically written, but it makes its own handful of lines up and changes characterization. For example, Kid occasionally slaps Magil as well as Serge when she's offended by them, but in Demi's translation, she exclusively hits Serge.

Good to see this given the ol' Project II treatment. :thumbsup:

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Personal Projects / Re: (WIP) Final Fantasy II: Refurbished
« on: December 26, 2015, 08:28:52 pm »
It's looking pretty good, Chaos Rush. I got the idea from Neill Corlett et al's FFIII (NES) translation. They did a really great job on saving space, to be honest.

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Personal Projects / Re: Final Fantasy Font Options (WIP)
« on: December 23, 2015, 12:55:18 am »
If you keep that gray shadow in the FFVI font patch, it won't be very readable on a CRT TV.

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[Snipped rant about FFIII]
It's even worse on the PSP version. That game is not worth any loading times. I was gonna get the PSP version, but holy balls. The loading. I thought it was because I was using a CSO, so I decompressed it, and nope. Still awful. For physical and/or console editions, the DS version is probably the superior of the two, even with all the now-inaccessible content that's locked behind WiFi communications, just because it has very low loading times. I suspect the PC version is probably the best, though.

The script reads very nicely, so I thank vivify93 for that, so that a newcomer like me can enjoy the SNES version of FFIV.
You're welcome! :)

One typo I noticed, during the event that takes place at Yang's home castle (I think), one of Edward's lines says, "Damycan" instead of "Damcyan" like its spelled elsewhere. I'm assuming that typo is present in Project II as well.
That was from Project II. Fixed it; thanks.

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I was just trying to be consistent with FFV, I think, by calling it FireBute, in my defense. :p

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