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Final Fantasy VI - The Eternal Crystals

Hack of Final Fantasy III


August 8, 2011 - Augmented version+!

Class Names, Music, Long Spell Names and more (see readme)

NEW - Ending names changed

NEW - Fixed some exploits

NEW - 3 different IPS files for different ROMs

April 17, 2010 -

by author MetroidQuest (formerly known as MakouEyes)

Version X: a reworked version of the previous Final Fantasy VI: The Eternal Crystals hack.

Full web page at:

Changes Include:

  • New Custom-composed MUSIC
  • New Events
  • New Sprites and Portraits
  • New Dungeons
  • New Characters - a total of 15 fully functional players!
  • New Espers
  • New Font
  • New items / spells, etc.
  • and much more…. (See the included Read Me for more details)

ROM / ISO Information:

  • Final Fantasy III (U) (V1.0) [!].smc - GOODSNES 2.04
  • CRC32: A27F1C7A
  • MD5: E986575B98300F721CE27C180264D890
  • SHA-1: 4F37E4274AC3B2EA1BEDB08AA149D8FC5BB676E7
  • SHA-256: 0F51B4FCA41B7FD509E4B8F9D543151F68EFA5E97B08493E4B2A0C06F5D8D5E2
  • or
  • Final Fantasy III (U) (V1.1) [!].smc - GOODSNES 2.04
  • CRC32: C0FA0464
  • MD5: 544311E104805E926083ACF29EC664DA
  • SHA-1: 057ADA1C641E3E0B3CA34E6E4F4EB1B05A87143A
  • SHA-256: 10ECCC5D2FAB81346DD759F6BE478DCB682EEF981E8D3D662DA176E1F9A996BC




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User Review Information

It's Worth Playing just to check out the World of Ruin

Reviewed By: Klaviaturist on 13 Aug 2011

Well, this “complete” hack is not as perfect as I would like it to be, but it is certainly worth the time.

The first half of the game (World of Balance) isn’t that special as there isn’t a ton that has been changed from the original game. There are sprite changes with some of the characters (Edgar is now a Dragoon like Kain, Strago looks like a Black Mage, etc) as well as some music changes and variations. Also, many enemies have changed, incorporating many other enemies from other FF games. That much was fairly interesting but not enough was changed from the original game. Scenarios are almost identical to the original game (minus a lot of re-written dialog). As a result, the first half of the game was just ok.

The World of Ruin was the best part of this hack. There is still some of the same scenarios that you can accomplish but there are a ton of new secrets to discover. Once when you get Daryl’s airship and you get enough of your characters to an appropriate level you will have a lot of fun just exploring all the new places and enemies. I won’t give anything away but I certainly was surprised by all that was added and changed.

Some things of note; not every character can use magic. Matter of fact, there is quite a few that can’t. As a result it raises the difficulty quite a bit. This is ok because other characters strengths are leveled out to make them worth while to use. But one of the negative things to note is that some of the new places to explore in the second half of the game are still not totally perfect or should I say properly finished. If you play through you will notice certain new areas that look like they have more to explore but they don’t. It was a little frustrating but I was able to get past that and still enjoy everything.

Not totally perfect but I think you’d be sorry for not checking this one out.

Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
Really good if you enjoyed the original FF6MiniComputer13 Jun 202110.8.3Yes
Some good, some bad.Paladin_A27 Sep 201710.8.3No
Great hacklawnchairsoda07 Jan 201610.8.3Yes
It's Worth Playing just to check out the World of RuinKlaviaturist13 Aug 2011N/AYes
Wow, what a hack!Gi Nattak06 Jun 2010N/AYes
Not as bad as they sayjasonsgroovemachine01 Sep 2009N/AYes
Not bad, but needs more testing...Bond69731 Aug 2009N/ANo
This Hack Could Be BetterDeathlike223 Aug 2008N/ANo