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Final Fantasy IV

Super Nintendo

Game Description:

Final Fantasy IV is a role playing game for the Super Nintendo.

Translation Description:

This is an English translation the original Japanese version of Final Fantasy IV for the SNES.

This translation is very impressive, especially with the 3.21 update that fixes lots of bugs and makes the translation near-perfect. Of course it’s received tremendous criticism due to Trainspotter’s script revisions; apparently some people demand an untouched Japanese game to play in English.

ROM / ISO Information:

  • No-Intro Name: Final Fantasy IV (Japan) (Rev 1)
  • (No-Intro version 20130701-030720)
  • File MD5 2EA432C7E25DBA5375F22CC6547B2C42
  • File SHA-1 3C896B9D8CCFB3433810139EE18467AA435AC2E2
  • File CRC32 48449269
  • -
  • (Headered)
  • ROM MD5 A2959AD8C1FF5F2719264AB4C7E40464
  • ROM SHA-1 EAC14578B3465FFCE874119005F9B244E8565A79
  • ROM CRC32 CAA15E97

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Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
AnusPHackingText replacement, script formatting, font designer, assembly programming
Blasted2HackingText replacement, web maintainer
necrosaroHackingText replacement, script formatting/insertions, tool and assembly programmer
Dark ForceHackingAssembly programming
P-FunkHackingAssembly programming, text replacement
Ian KelleyTranslation
TrainspotterScript Editing/RevisionScript revision, translation
RydiaTranslation
UnaFarmerTranslation

User Review Information

Play Namingway Edition or Project II instead

Reviewed By: Bahamut ZERO on 08 Oct 2016

My inner child was not amused.

Remember how the original game’s script is kind of lame at times? This translation is 10 times worse most of the time.

On top of that the main font you see outside of the item messages is HUGE AS FUCK. That one might be a personal gripe as I had thought the same about the original US release before playing this.

If you’re still reading this: Just go play Namingway Edition or Project II. Namingway is as close to a high quality interpretation of the JPN version that you’ll ever probably see, and Project II is an epic cleaning up of the US script. Take your pick, as either one’s a thousand times better than this.

Version 3.21 Recommended - No

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
Too reliant on pop culture to be goodRibb25 Feb 20193.21No
Gave me what I wantedPOWCo-op24 Feb 20193.21Yes
Play Namingway Edition or Project II insteadBahamut ZERO08 Oct 20163.21No
Unfortunaltely, J2e Translations was a bit naive this time.thepatrickinator02 Oct 20163.21No
How To Ruin FF4 in Just One Simple StepCavery21005 Apr 20163.21No
Thanks to Legends of Localisations, the truth behind this retranslation is provenBregalad06 Dec 20143.21No