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Started by 8.bit.fan, August 17, 2018, 03:47:41 PM

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8.bit.fan

#120
Quote from: CCM on June 16, 2019, 08:44:21 PM
I'm also having a problem with the room Octomamm is in. I made absolute sure I was patching the right ROM version with the right filesize (FF2 1.1 (U) unheadered), and the game runs fine until that point, but as soon as I go into the door to that room I seem to get teleported into a wall, as I can't see my character and all I can do is enter the menu.



I've tried flipping around the party order, loading an older save, doing some random stuff to advance the rng seed, but the door just continues to lead to a softlock.
Hi CCM!

That's very strange that both of you are experiencing the same issue! Thanks for bringing it up! I'm going to definitely take a look at this right now.

In the meantime, please check your PM as I'll send you a working version shortly.

Cheers!  :beer: :thumbsup:

8-bit fan

June 16, 2019, 11:49:51 PM - (Auto Merged - Double Posts are not allowed before 7 days.)

EDIT:
I just checked the patches on RHDN and they seem to be working correctly.
I checked the entire cave where Octomamm is and I cannot replicate the issue at all.

If anyone is still having trouble with patching, don't hesitate to reach out!

Cheers!! :beer: :thumbsup:

8-bit fan
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discostu

This hack looks super exciting, I want to play it very badly, however I've been having an impossible time finding the correct rom to play this hack on.
I've found several roms that have the correct crc32 but are the wrong file size, md5 and sha.
Many times one of the the patches works but it always ends up with a bad checksum of course.

Can I be sent a working version as well please?
Apparently the "correct" rom is now extremely rare in the wild, as I've searched for several hours for the rom in question.

8.bit.fan

Quote from: discostu on June 29, 2019, 04:13:12 PM
This hack looks super exciting, I want to play it very badly, however I've been having an impossible time finding the correct rom to play this hack on.
I've found several roms that have the correct crc32 but are the wrong file size, md5 and sha.
Many times one of the the patches works but it always ends up with a bad checksum of course.

Can I be sent a working version as well please?
Apparently the "correct" rom is now extremely rare in the wild, as I've searched for several hours for the rom in question.
Hi discostu!
Thanks for checking out the hack! :)

Yeah, it can be troublesome at times patching the roms. No worries, I'll send you a PM with a link to the file.

Hope you enjoy the hack and feel free to reach out if you have any questions or comments!

Cheers!! :beer: :thumbsup:

8-bit fan
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8.bit.fan

Updated to version 4.0 and submitted to RHDN!! :)

New Weapons!
New Armors!
New OP Bosses!
New Endgame Secrets and Scenarios!
New Areas!! :D

Some screenies:






Enjoy and feel free to reach out for any questions and/or comments!! :thumbsup:

Cheers!! :beer: :)
8-bit fan
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RubyEyeShabranigdu

Oh My God!
Can't wait for 4.0!!!
Thanks ;D
Every being is responsible for his own destiny!

8.bit.fan

Quote from: zerodarkage on July 14, 2019, 11:00:21 PM
Oh My God!
Can't wait for 4.0!!!
Thanks ;D
Hi zerodarkage!
It's up!
Hope you enjoy the hack!! :)

And feel free to reach out if you have any questions of comments! :)

Cheers!! :beer: :thumbsup:

8-bit fan
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FF4 Ultima Discord: https://discord.gg/4MqjwJt

Queen Zeal

Just started Final Fantasy 4 Ultima. I'm in the desert leveling up Rydia. Loving this hack so far. Looking forward to see all that's different in the game. Great work 8-bit fan.

RubyEyeShabranigdu

Quote from: 8.bit.fan on July 15, 2019, 11:01:42 AM
Hi zerodarkage!
It's up!
Hope you enjoy the hack!! :)

And feel free to reach out if you have any questions of comments! :)

Cheers!! :beer: :thumbsup:

8-bit fan

Hi! :woot!:

Easy/Normal/Hard mode is possible!?

Thanks for this awesome hack! :D
Have a nice day!
Every being is responsible for his own destiny!

8.bit.fan

#128
Quote from: Queen Zeal on July 21, 2019, 08:10:57 PM
Just started Final Fantasy 4 Ultima. I'm in the desert leveling up Rydia. Loving this hack so far. Looking forward to see all that's different in the game. Great work 8-bit fan.
Hi Queen Zeal! :)
Thanks for the kind words and much appreciated!!
Really happy to hear you are enjoying it so far and hope you'll like the rest of the new content also! :)

Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or comments! :thumbsup:

Cheers and enjoy!! :) :beer:

8-bit fan

July 26, 2019, 01:22:10 PM - (Auto Merged - Double Posts are not allowed before 7 days.)

Hi everyone! :)

Version 4.10f is out and this should be the FINAL version of this project barring any critical issues or bug fixes for the hack.

I'd like to thanks everyone that's contributed and helped out with the project, and would also like to thank everyone that's supported this project. Much much appreciated and I can't show my gratitude enough. But for now, as with all fun things, I will be moving on to other projects.

Hope everyone continues to enjoy this hack immensely, and as always, feel free to reach out anytime for any questions or comments! :) :thumbsup:

Enjoy, take care, and cheers!! :beer: :D

8-bit fan

New screenies:



:thumbsup:
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8.bit.fan

Hi Everyone! :)

After tirelessly working on an addendum to the FINAL version of Final Fantasy IV - Ultima, v4.21f is finally OUT!!


Hope everyone continues to enjoy this hack immensely!

Cheers!! :thumbsup: :beer: :)

8-bit fan

http://www.romhacking.net/hacks/4134/
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maximo806

Quote from: 8.bit.fan on August 08, 2019, 01:35:36 PM
Hi Everyone! :)

After tirelessly working on an addendum to the FINAL version of Final Fantasy IV - Ultima, v4.21f is finally OUT!!


Hope everyone continues to enjoy this hack immensely!

Cheers!! :thumbsup: :beer: :)

8-bit fan

http://www.romhacking.net/hacks/4134/
http://8bitfan.info/

I'm in the cave of the dark elf and when I went to basement floor 3 it suddenly got me stuck, and I can't move.

8.bit.fan

Quote from: maximo806 on August 08, 2019, 09:42:32 PM
I'm in the cave of the dark elf and when I went to basement floor 3 it suddenly got me stuck, and I can't move.
Hi maximo806!
Oh that sounds like an issue with the patching mixing up a non-header/headered patch with the incorrect rom. Make sure you use a non-headered rom with the non-headered ips patch, headered to headered.

If you'd like, I can send you the correct file over PM.

Hope you enjoy the rest of the hack! :D

Cheers!! :) :beer:

8-bit fan
In the year of 200X, a super robot named Mega Man...
http://www.8bitfan.info/
FF4 Ultima Discord: https://discord.gg/4MqjwJt

maximo806

Quote from: 8.bit.fan on August 08, 2019, 10:52:41 PM
Hi maximo806!
Oh that sounds like an issue with the patching mixing up a non-header/headered patch with the incorrect rom. Make sure you use a non-headered rom with the non-headered ips patch, headered to headered.

If you'd like, I can send you the correct file over PM.

Hope you enjoy the rest of the hack! :D

Cheers!! :) :beer:

8-bit fan
I checked it and you were right it was an issue with the patch mixing up a non-header/headered patch with the incorrect rom, I fixed it and thank you so much it works.

8.bit.fan

Quote from: maximo806 on August 08, 2019, 11:33:01 PM
I checked it and you were right it was an issue with the patch mixing up a non-header/headered patch with the incorrect rom, I fixed it and thank you so much it works.
Hi maximo806!
Great to hear and glad you got it working! :)
Enjoy the hack and feel free to reach out again if you have any other questions or comments!  :thumbsup:

Cheers!! :beer:
In the year of 200X, a super robot named Mega Man...
http://www.8bitfan.info/
FF4 Ultima Discord: https://discord.gg/4MqjwJt

Special

Why not use the .bps format since a lot of people here seem to have problems with the header vs no-header, this way you cannot mess up the patching.

Also are you ever going to update the documents for this hack? They're full of ?????'s and your Boss FAQ on your site has messed up pictures with a ton of ???? blanks as well.

8.bit.fan

Quote from: Special on August 10, 2019, 12:43:22 AM
Why not use the .bps format since a lot of people here seem to have problems with the header vs no-header, this way you cannot mess up the patching.

Also are you ever going to update the documents for this hack? They're full of ?????'s and your Boss FAQ on your site has messed up pictures with a ton of ???? blanks as well.
Hi Special! :)
Thanks for the comments and suggestions!
I will definitely take these into account and perhaps put out some different formats to the suggested files in the future!

Hope you're enjoying the hack! :)

Cheers!! :beer:

8-bit fan
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8.bit.fan

Version 5.0f is out!! :)
Yes, I know it was supposed to be done, but there were several items I wanted to polish for the hack ... and as I was updating it, one thing led to another, and I ended up adding even MORE stuff to it! ;)

Here's a general list of the changes for v5.0f:
3 Brand New Areas!
3 New Items! Including the legendary Megalixir!
2 New Spells!
Lots of new updates to the World Maps.
Various edits to treasure chests and item drops.
New and improved Boss Battles especially the ones at Endgame!
New sprites and palettes for various weapons and enemies.
Reverted name of 'Esperland' back to 'Feymarch'!
Updated various dialogs.
Many edits to existing gears.
New Endgame Super Shop!!
General polish.





Give it a download and check it out!  :)
Hope you all enjoy all the new content!!  :thumbsup:

Cheers!! :beer:

8-bit fan
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http://www.8bitfan.info/
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joe73ffdq

Just started playing this in the past week, and completed Mt Hobs... Trying to grind for silver apples but havent seen any drops yet. I was wondering if you could let me know which enemies drop silver/gold apples and soma drops. That way I can spend time trying to farm for them in each area.

Thoughts so far... It was nice to discover the new areas by exploring thoroughly with the hovercraft. Really cool additions to the game so far... Attack power is a little high for this early, after finding access to some powerful equipment, but the options are definitely cool to see... I also like the new and updated status screen, which will really help later in the game when enemies get tough... Dialogue is very well done, and it will be fun to compare to the original as I progress... Very excellent mod so far, and I imagine it will keep getting better  :beer:

Last thing... Concerning enemy drops. I dont know if you have a full list, but its just the stat increasing items I am mostly interested in.

SailorCallie77

Quote from: joe73ffdq on November 02, 2019, 03:22:33 PM
Just started playing this in the past week, and completed Mt Hobs... Trying to grind for silver apples but havent seen any drops yet. I was wondering if you could let me know which enemies drop silver/gold apples and soma drops. That way I can spend time trying to farm for them in each area.

Thoughts so far... It was nice to discover the new areas by exploring thoroughly with the hovercraft. Really cool additions to the game so far... Attack power is a little high for this early, after finding access to some powerful equipment, but the options are definitely cool to see... I also like the new and updated status screen, which will really help later in the game when enemies get tough... Dialogue is very well done, and it will be fun to compare to the original as I progress... Very excellent mod so far, and I imagine it will keep getting better  :beer:

Last thing... Concerning enemy drops. I dont know if you have a full list, but its just the stat increasing items I am mostly interested in.

I'm also interested in a list containing everything, drops included, that would be found in the game. Plus, a walkthrough would be nice.  ;)

Special

This project seriously lacks any documentation so I wouldn't count on anything like a drop table, or similar.

What's the point of the spell and weapon list included 8.bit? They tell the player literally nothing of value and are full of ???'s. Are you working for PlayOnline?

Take some inspiration Weapons / Spells.