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Author Topic: [PC-98] The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Skull Leader Complete Pack  (Read 1705 times)

celcion

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Hello everyone!
As our other pending project, Star Cruiser II ended up delayed for various reasons, we're glad to announce that we got something else that is equally fun and enticing.

The Macross series has its share of great games already, no doubt about that, but mostly it boiled down to shmups and sims. Nothing wrong with that, of course, but many people would also love to see some other genres. Say, strategies, visual novels or maybe even dating sims. Why not, right? Apparently, the good guys at FamilySoft thought so too, and so they made just that: a strategy, visual novel and dating sim in the Macross universe, all in one game!
Well, actually they made four games: Remember Me, Skull Leader, Love Stories and Skull Leader Complete Pack. First one is a pretty different and perhaps we'll return to it later, but the second and third ones were packed together into Complete Pack with a little more polishing, so we decided to work on that one.

The translation is complete, but we need some good pilots to fly their trusty Valkyries through this game and help us defeat some nasty bugs we could've missed, since the script is rather extensive as you might expect. ;)





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I'm not planning to test since I'm busy with other things, but this looks great! Congrats!

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the strategy part of this game is like an srpg?, if so then I would like very much to test the translation.


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It's great to see some more PC-98 projects coming out! I'm looking forward to playing this on real hardware sometime and I'd be happy to report if if I find any issues or bugs.

-Thomas

celcion

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the strategy part of this game is like an srpg?

No, it's just a regular turn-based strategy. It tells story via VN parts and some battle messages.
« Last Edit: May 12, 2017, 05:08:13 am by celcion »

Fredde

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A dating sim+strategy game actually seems pretty fitting for a game based on Macross.

Corvo

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Man, those PC-98 games are really beautiful. A shame it's so difficult to find some software for it and the PC-88. I'd love to try translating the first VOTOMS game (VOTOMS Black Unicorn), but I've never been able to find it anywhere. I even tried to get in contact with someone to buy the physical disks for me. It's like a forgotten part of the japanese gaming market.

Anyway, I'm looking forward to this Macross release.

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I remember watching a video where there was this store that was still selling a lot of old computer & console gaming parts, it seems like in some way Japan is kind of keeping it alive, but you have to look for it.

As for the games themselves...well that is a different story.

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I remember watching a video where there was this store that was still selling a lot of old computer & console gaming parts, it seems like in some way Japan is kind of keeping it alive, but you have to look for it.

As for the games themselves...well that is a different story.
There is an online service called Project EGG that sells disk images, but they do so on a rotation schedule. IIRC, the game I'm looking for was sold in 2009 only, I think.