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@  Fire Blazer : (18 October 2018 - 07:12 PM) if it doesn't work, just reply with your account info and I'll add you as a friend and can you add after that... (or do that anyway just because :P if FES ever goes down it'll be hard to contact y'all lol)
@  Fire Blazer : (18 October 2018 - 07:12 PM) not sure if you're interested but it's there if so. (I know I had posted the link here in a thread before so I figure y'all would've joined if you had wanted to, but maybe something changed)
@  Fire Blazer : (18 October 2018 - 07:11 PM) sent both of you invites via PM just now
@  Fire Blazer : (18 October 2018 - 07:10 PM) but somehow he's not on my friend's list. honestly confused -_-
@  Fire Blazer : (18 October 2018 - 07:10 PM) yeah I thought I invited him at some point... weird
@  acceptance : (18 October 2018 - 03:41 PM) something inside of me fervently believes kirant already knew that lolol
@  xcrash1998 : (18 October 2018 - 06:59 AM) Yes we do
@  kirant : (17 October 2018 - 05:11 AM) We have a Discord?
@  acceptance : (16 October 2018 - 11:39 PM) Accepted.
@  acceptance : (16 October 2018 - 11:39 PM) Oh wow. Looks like I've finally been...
@  Fire Blazer : (16 October 2018 - 03:52 AM) even you, Pie :P
@  Fire Blazer : (16 October 2018 - 03:51 AM) feel free to join the Discord and chat with us if you haven't
@  Fire Blazer : (16 October 2018 - 03:51 AM) real sad this forum is dead, but hope y'all are all doing okay
@  Fire Blazer : (16 October 2018 - 03:50 AM) yoooo sup
@  acceptance : (04 October 2018 - 02:34 AM) TOV Definitive Edition has me pretty hyped up for the franchise right now.
@  acceptance : (04 October 2018 - 02:30 AM) Its been a while since I've been this excited to play a tales game lolol
@  acceptance : (04 October 2018 - 02:28 AM) I'm finally playing Tales of the Abyss on the PS2 and it reminds me of the first time I played symphonia. I'm loving this game!
@  xcrash1998 : (21 September 2018 - 05:46 PM) I like games that actually reward you for reaching more difficult objectives.
A good example would be the golden ballon in Super Mario Oddisey it more like a trophy and less like an in game side note of what you did.
@  Fire Blazer : (17 September 2018 - 07:13 AM) but like yeah I get more trophies/achievements in games that I just happened to play more bcuz the game itself was fun or w/e and it's like oh ok i also will get these things just through doing the stuff i wanted to do anyway, that's cool i guess lol
@  Fire Blazer : (17 September 2018 - 07:08 AM) like they don't rly hurt but they aren't something of particular value, it's kinda like a fancy alert with a title that tells u u did a thing, it's not bad but im not rly one to go out of my way to obtain the validation of a video game through something that can usually just be done via spending enough time/effort on it

(getting to like the top X% of a competitive multiplayer game or smth would be a diff story, but in that case i wouldn't even want an achievement, i feel like just getting there should feel rewarding in itself, so... yeah, lol)

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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.


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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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