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@  Fire Blazer : (12 January 2019 - 08:55 PM) tho personally I guess I'm not too afraid of responding to old messages anyway sometimes, haha
@  Fire Blazer : (12 January 2019 - 08:54 PM) to have discussions where people respond at their own convenience
@  Fire Blazer : (12 January 2019 - 08:54 PM) forums could still be used but we'd have to make a bit of an effort I guess
@  Fire Blazer : (12 January 2019 - 08:54 PM) I agree with Mage Girl/Cero/Elwood/Kirant lolol
@  xcrash1998 : (12 January 2019 - 10:15 AM) And yeah missing stuff on discord is easy depending on when most people are online
@  xcrash1998 : (12 January 2019 - 10:11 AM) I think there are just fewer people interested in taking part on forums since most information is already accesible trough the many means.
@  Mercurius : (09 January 2019 - 02:46 AM) Well, at the same time I also don't frequent most of the discord channels I'm a part of, though.
@  Mercurius : (09 January 2019 - 02:46 AM) I used to prefer forums but I've been spoiled by the "everything at the same hub" thing...
@  kirant : (06 January 2019 - 07:39 PM) I'm of pretty similar opinion...it's easy to miss a good discussion on Discord (which plays much more into a "stream of consciousness" feel).
@  Elwood : (04 January 2019 - 10:42 PM) I prefer forums because they keep everything more organized. With Discord you can have 3 conversations jumbled together and not know what anyone is talking about. It's also way easier to miss stuff.
@  Cero : (31 December 2018 - 07:23 AM) mhmm, its rough
@  Mage Girl : (29 December 2018 - 11:33 AM) I feel like a lot of forums have much less traffic because most of us who appreciate them are much busier than we used to be, and I don't think the younger generation is too keen on finding forums anymore
@  Mage Girl : (29 December 2018 - 11:26 AM) @Fire Blazer No worries, I figured holidays and all you weren't going to respond right away
@  Fire Blazer : (28 December 2018 - 09:16 PM) @Mage Girl, sorry I just saw your message, replied to your PM just now, hope you see my response!
@  Fire Blazer : (28 December 2018 - 09:10 PM) even SF doesn't seem that active compared to before :(
@  Fire Blazer : (28 December 2018 - 09:10 PM) yeah rip, I did try multiple times to keep the forums alive but they just aren't really popular anymore
@  acceptance : (28 December 2018 - 12:44 AM) I came here for the shoutbox but now that I'm in the Discord server I seldom come here anymore.
@  acceptance : (28 December 2018 - 12:43 AM) Yeah.
@  kirant : (23 December 2018 - 07:42 PM) That's pretty true. I log in daily just to make sure there's no issues, but I think using a forum system isn't popular for quite a few of the users here.
@  Ezra : (21 December 2018 - 09:34 AM) Looks like this place had the same turn out as the TEB community, forums died for the most part but the members remain active via other means.

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#21 Cero

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Posted 24 July 2016 - 11:40 PM

No way this will be finished by the end of September starting from mid august


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Posted 25 July 2016 - 09:33 PM

I don't really wanna participate but I'll watch lol.
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Posted 26 July 2016 - 11:46 AM

All right, if this is going to be a thing, it's time to set up OBS to capture my VBA screen so I can upload. (OBS uses .flv which is MUCH less space-consuming than .avi files.)

 

Wait, is savestate abuse allowed or no? I'm going to assume no.


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Posted 27 July 2016 - 02:34 PM

Savestate abuse should definitely be allowed(if it's not i may not make it through 4. Arena abuse was my saving grace XD)

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Posted 27 July 2016 - 03:13 PM

lolwut FE4 is the easiest without savestates. You get to save every turn lol. 


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Posted 28 July 2016 - 04:34 PM

I have to hand it to Blazer for bothering with Lyn's mode. I cannot stand it. It's the #1 reason why I don't play FE7.

 

EDIT: Unless he's doing the tutorial-less version. In which case... There is that one chapter that's unwinnable in the that version.


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Posted 28 July 2016 - 04:50 PM

ooh,do the Nils secret chapter!
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Posted 28 July 2016 - 07:15 PM

^ Uh what? What's that? XD


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Posted 29 July 2016 - 03:17 AM

I think he means the one you get if nils is level 7 before lyns mode is completed.
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Posted 29 July 2016 - 12:27 PM

lolwut FE4 is the easiest without savestates. You get to save every turn lol. 

yeah but arenas though. i won't be able to use arden without that =P

 

i'm definitely not using arden though. so useless.



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Posted 29 July 2016 - 03:29 PM

I think he means the one you get if nils is level 7 before lyns mode is completed.

Is...that a thing? I only know of one EX chapter...


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Posted 05 August 2016 - 01:44 PM

Is...that a thing? I only know of one EX chapter...

In Hector Mode, there is a chapter 19xx, which is acquired by having Nils get to level 7 in Lyn mode, and killing Kishuna in 19x.



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Posted 05 August 2016 - 04:53 PM

oh yeah I forgot you had to kill kishuna

I never bothered with it though because I never used nils and ninian.
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Posted 05 August 2016 - 08:04 PM

I use Nils...and refuse to use Ninian. Because I'm weird like that, yo.

 

Okay, I lied. I use her enough to get her supports up for Eliwood, and then I'm done.


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Posted 13 August 2016 - 05:04 PM

Thanks for all the posts! I've updated the first post! Sorry for taking so long, I finally got back from my trip just recently and I've been trying to relax and play catch up, so here I am~

We can start in a couple of days, though we're still looking for someone to do FE5.


No way this will be finished by the end of September starting from mid august


thanks for the optimism! lol

It's ok if it doesn't quite finish on time, it is what it is.

I don't really wanna participate but I'll watch lol.


hey, watching helps

All right, if this is going to be a thing, it's time to set up OBS to capture my VBA screen so I can upload. (OBS uses .flv which is MUCH less space-consuming than .avi files.)

Wait, is savestate abuse allowed or no? I'm going to assume no.


yup, do it

and yup, savestate abuse is allowed.

Savestate abuse should definitely be allowed(if it's not i may not make it through 4. Arena abuse was my saving grace XD)


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lolwut FE4 is the easiest without savestates. You get to save every turn lol.


how's that

I have to hand it to Blazer for bothering with Lyn's mode. I cannot stand it. It's the #1 reason why I don't play FE7.

EDIT: Unless he's doing the tutorial-less version. In which case... There is that one chapter that's unwinnable in the that version.


ahaha, maybe. I didn't think of that, but I could live through either, maybe. I could always hack away the tutorial and not play hard mode, too. I don't know what chapter is 'unwinnable' though.

ooh,do the Nils secret chapter!


heh, maybe~

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Posted 13 August 2016 - 05:12 PM

I apparently had too many blocks of quoted text so here is part 2 of my post lol
 

^ Uh what? What's that? XD


you don't know?? *gasp*

lol jk
 

yeah but arenas though. i won't be able to use arden without that =P

i'm definitely not using arden though. so useless.


LOL shots fired
 

Is...that a thing? I only know of one EX chapter...


git gud

part of why I like FE7 is all the split chapters and gaiden chapters, adds depth and arguably replay value to it IMO



oh yeah I forgot you had to kill kishuna

I never bothered with it though because I never used nils and ninian.


they're good units in their own way IMO but I kinda feel ya since they're so defenseless and unique and such lol

 

AS FOR THE GAME PLAN FOR THE MARATHON. I'D LIKE TO START ON THE 15TH OF AUGUST. THEN JUST KEEP BEATING GAMES AS WE CAN UNTIL HOWEVER LONG IT TAKES. THE FASTER THE BETTER THOUGH. IF YOU'RE GOING TO RECORD A GAME AND NOT LIVE STREAM IT, PLEASE DO IT SOONER THAN EARLIER AND HAVE THE VIDEOS READY TO UPLOAD AND STUFF.

 

PLEASE STREAM THE GAMES ON YOUR OWN CHANNEL AND THEN WE'LL HOST IT ON MY CHANNEL TOO (assuming I can get it to work). MAKE SURE TO SHARE YOUR STREAM LINK AND POST HERE AS YOU STREAM. I'LL SHARE STUFF ON TWITTER AND IN OTHER PLACES TOO ON OCCASION.

 

It's just a suggestion, but doing it during the day is probably better. And you should export the Twitch streams to YouTube if you can so we have them archived. Call it like "Fire Emblem Marathon - FE# with ______", obviously putting in the # of the game and your name.

 

Savestate abuse is allowed. Cheating is looked down upon/keep it to a minimum. As long as it's minor/pretty close to the OG experience though I don't really care. We may have some overlap, i.e. have two people playing games at once, to make things go faster, but we'll generally try to keep things simple and we want to avoid having two people stream at once.

 

Finally, take note of your completion time and any other cool info after you beat it. We'll make a final post with that kind of stuff. Info like what characters you used or the MVP of your team for instance. :)

 

Any questions feel free to ask. Thanks!!


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Posted 13 August 2016 - 05:16 PM

Oh man, we start the 15th, I'm the starting point.



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Posted 13 August 2016 - 09:18 PM

Oh man, we start the 15th, I'm the starting point.

 

Yup. You ready? You pumped? GET PUMPED.


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Posted 14 August 2016 - 08:50 AM

I'm probably going to be recording since my internet can barely handle playing smash while other people are around, so do you want me to have all the videos like uploaded to YouTube as private until we're ready for 4,or just have them sitting on my hard drive for now?

Edit: also I better get started. I'm notoriously bad at finishing things on time =p

 

Edit again: ok i recorded the first video, but i'm getting some horrible static. gotta figure out what the problem with it is before i do anything else. 



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Posted 14 August 2016 - 10:41 AM

ahaha, maybe. I didn't think of that, but I could live through either, maybe. I could always hack away the tutorial and not play hard mode, too. I don't know what chapter is 'unwinnable' though.

I seem to recall that the boss of the chapter was a shaman. I believe the goal was "Defeat the boss," but after he was defeated, nothing happened. Game acted like he hadn't been killed. I had to load up the original, vanilla game and beat him to continue.

 

I'D LIKE TO START ON THE 15TH OF AUGUST.

*checks date* That's tomorrow. crapcrapcrapcrap. I've been procrastinating and this is what I get LOL! I have the first two chapters down, at least. Good news is that starting tomorrow, I'll have the house alone for a couple of days. Perfect chance for recording stuff.


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