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Hours Left
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(12-07-2012, 08:46 PM)
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Originally Posted by Aru

The post-game dungeon is probably there, but I'm pretty sure you can't change your party in the final dungeon. And if you can, you can't use characters like Palom and Porom.

All the GBA content is in the PSP version, including character swapping. (You don't swap at the final dungeon though, you do it at Mysidia.)

Originally Posted by Esura

Who wants to use Palom and Porom?

Cecil, Edge, Edward, Rydia, Porom FTW
TheFLYINGManga_Ka
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(12-07-2012, 08:47 PM)
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Oh shoot, it's the DS version! :O

*Sigh* When I read FFIV I was like, "Not again! Pass!" But since it's the DS version with revamped graphics...now I'm like, "Aw man, I guess I have to buy a $25 iTunes card!"

By the way, is this Japan only for now?
JordanN
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(12-07-2012, 08:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by Wario64

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Screenshots: http://www.gamer.ne.jp/news/201212070033/
1800 yen
Dec 20th iOS, 2013 Android




Oh man, this is so beautiful. I knew the DS version always had a great artstyle but the lack of texture filtering nearly made it unenjoyable.
TheFLYINGManga_Ka
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(12-07-2012, 08:51 PM)
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Hope it's a flat launch price and not a episodic thing.
RPG Wizard
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(12-07-2012, 08:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by we.are.the.armada

How did Snow survive that fall anyway? Is he tougher than mom?

I think I concluded that he landed on Nora. (Don't ask me how that worked out) Because while Mom's are tough, they're also soft.


And...well, FF4 DS being ported to more things is okay, I guess. (Really agreeing with the "Come on, FF5!" crowd though.)

Also final team of Cecil, Cid, Rydia, Edward, Porom for the win.
Noi
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(12-07-2012, 08:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by Esura

Who wants to use Palom and Porom?

Yeah, who'd want to use the best Black and White mages in the game?
Vamphuntr
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(12-07-2012, 08:53 PM)
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If you think the game is too difficult for you, just make sure you get the dualcast augment from Palom and Porom and give it to Rosa. Game then becomes much easier and you don't need to grind at all.
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(12-07-2012, 08:54 PM)
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That DS texture filtering.
Dark Schala
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(12-07-2012, 08:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by RPG Wizard

I think I concluded that he landed on Nora. (Don't ask me how that worked out) Because while Mom's are tough, they're also soft.

That was my assumption as well.

Originally Posted by Esura

Who wants to use Palom and Porom?

Their stats are decent and they learn their magics faster than the other two? Why the heck wouldn't I?

Originally Posted by Noi

Yeah, who'd want to use the best Black and White mages in the game?

I knew we were buds for a reason.
Vamphuntr
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(12-07-2012, 08:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dark Schala

Their stats are decent and they learn their magics faster than the other two? Why the heck wouldn't I?

Porom maybe but the final boss counters magic attacks, no? In the GBA version you could switch party members but Rydia and Palom aren't really useful since the boss counter their spells. In the DS version he also counters summons too.
Dark Schala
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(12-07-2012, 09:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by Vamphuntr

Porom maybe but the final boss counters magic attacks, no? In the GBA version you could switch party members but Rydia and Palom aren't really useful since the boss counter their spells. In the DS version he also counters summons too.

Two black mages would be great for the final dungeon, though. Swapping someone else into his slot would be preferable to some for the final boss (though that would mean trekking through the dungeon again).

But, since I like having the twins in the final battle party, sometimes you have to take the damage to dish it. As long as you play defensively with your buffs you should be fine. Actually, having two white mages to double-up on the buffing would be beneficial. In the SNES version, and coincidentally as we speak I'm going through the two ways to beat the final boss, he certainly does counter everything. But it's moreso when he switches into Phase 2/3/4. I feel like fighting him using the Second Form Glitch is a little harder because you have to keep track of a few more factors than Big Bang.

Swapping out Kain for someone like Yang would be nice. Having swords to throw + using some of the focus attacks would be more beneficial than jumping. But then you lose the advantage of having a party member that can't be hit if you use a command. Almost every member has his/her benefits, and since FF4 locked you into a bunch of classes and ended up giving you the option of 5-6 at the end of the game in most versions, party swap in the GBA version is a very welcome change imo.

I'll get into this in the anniversary thread in a few days, but it really bothers me how much FF4 restricted the player in its original versions.
Last edited by Dark Schala; 12-07-2012 at 09:19 PM.
henhowc
(12-14-2012, 08:09 PM)
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hmm...was hoping for FFIV complete collection with after years since i haven't played that. complete collection + 3d DS version would be even better :P
transience
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(12-20-2012, 02:50 AM)
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Just saw this trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9TSg6E3oDo

And at the end, this:

KojiKnight
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(12-20-2012, 02:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by two4two

Just saw this trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9TSg6E3oDo

And at the end, this:

PS1 port including load times confirmed.


j/k
Miker
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(12-20-2012, 02:55 AM)
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Only a matter of time until they port FFVI, eh?
ZoddGutts
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(12-20-2012, 02:57 AM)
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Good to see SE knows where the real money is at. FFV then leading up to FFVI and FFVII remakes for mobiles. Nice!
KojiKnight
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(12-20-2012, 02:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by Miker

Only a matter of time until they port FFVI, eh?

Knowing my luck, they'll announce an awesome remake of FF6 now that I've started playing the SNES version again, then I'll lose the will to play it, but still have to wait 2-5 years for Squeenix to get around to releasing it.
Aeana
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(12-20-2012, 05:34 AM)
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The ground textures are definitely higher resolution than on DS. Seems like it got an upgrade just like FF3 did.

RedSwirl
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(12-20-2012, 05:38 AM)
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I already said this in the FFV thread, but I really don't like the visual style of the DS version. I understand it's the most content-rich version, but I still prefer the high-res 2D sprites they've been doing for the PSP remakes of FF, FFII, and FFIV.
cvxfreak
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(12-20-2012, 05:39 AM)
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Bought it from the Japanese App Store. Game language depends on iPhone settings.
atbigelow
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(12-20-2012, 05:40 AM)
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Why does it run so bad in that trailer video? Hopefully it was just something with the capture.
BasilZero
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(12-20-2012, 05:51 AM)
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So....much temptation to get this....but I want to play it on iPad not iphone >.>.

Anyways, FFV is gonna be interesting, I wonder if they'll port it over to 3DS or make it multiplatform l0l.
Aeana
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(12-20-2012, 05:53 AM)
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Originally Posted by atbigelow

Why does it run so bad in that trailer video? Hopefully it was just something with the capture.

It runs much better than that on my iPad 2.
Synless
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(12-20-2012, 05:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by BasilZero

So....much temptation to get this....but I want to play it on iPad not iphone >.>.

Anyways, FFV is gonna be interesting, I wonder if they'll port it over to 3DS or make it multiplatform l0l.

It is a universal app.
kitzkozan
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(12-20-2012, 06:01 AM)
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Originally Posted by BasilZero

So....much temptation to get this....but I want to play it on iPad not iphone >.>.

Anyways, FFV is gonna be interesting, I wonder if they'll port it over to 3DS or make it multiplatform l0l.

App is universal, so it seems SE is starting to get a clue.

I would wait, since there's seems to be a pattern as to how SE approach the ios platform. Once they release FF V, they will probably discount the previous games. :P I will wait until then to see if I actually bite on FF III and IV depending on if V is an old port of the GBA or a new 2D version or 3D remake (which I would prefer on my Vita).
Aeana
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(12-20-2012, 06:05 AM)
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I played through the mist dragon on what they're calling "normal" and it's definitely easier than the DS version. Hopefully that'll be good for those who found the DS version too difficult. I'm about to restart on hard to get the DS difficulty now.
A Twisty Fluken
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(12-20-2012, 06:19 AM)
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at least calling it "hard" will be honest. I wonder if the lower difficulties will be all new curves, I'd imagine it would have to be, can't just "put it back like it was" with the mechanic changes. FF4DS kicked my ass and I loved it for that.
Vesper73
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(12-20-2012, 07:08 AM)
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Purchased! $15.99.

Now that I've given you that money SE, give me FFVI. Go!
chickdigger802
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(12-20-2012, 08:59 AM)
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Wow. Don't remember ds one being this hard. My abilities clearly has diminished over the past 4 years lol. Gonna take it normal this time :)

The achievement is 2 playthroughs anyways, 2nd time will be hard for me!
vag 2.0
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(12-20-2012, 11:36 AM)
Can you turn off the VA?
bomb_jack
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(12-20-2012, 11:40 AM)
Final Fantasy V will just be the 2D one right? I would be amazed if they had remade the game in 3D.
minor effort
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(12-20-2012, 12:02 PM)
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Does it have cloud saving? I've been slowly chipping away at FF Dimensions, but not being able to play the same save data between my iPhone and iPad is annoying.
LTWheels
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(12-20-2012, 12:28 PM)
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I really hope for V it is a 3D remake. It's about time V and VI get remade.
Minsc
(12-20-2012, 12:32 PM)
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Disappointed battle framerate tanks on an iPhone 5 while the rest of the game runs at 30fps (like it does in the DS version I am guessing). Sounds like it may be some poor coding, though I'm not quite sure if the animation method used in the battles would even work at 30fps, it looks almost like stop motion animation lol. Either way, hopefully they fix it in a patch, it would be nice to at least not have battle menu selection lag.

Originally Posted by minor effort

Does it have cloud saving? I've been slowly chipping away at FF Dimensions, but not being able to play the same save data between my iPhone and iPad is annoying.

No cloud saving, but you do have 58 game center achievements now.
Last edited by Minsc; 12-20-2012 at 12:35 PM.
99%
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(12-20-2012, 12:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by Minsc

Disappointed battle framerate tanks on an iPhone 5 while the rest of the game runs at 30fps (like it does in the DS version I am guessing). Sounds like it may be some poor coding, though I'm not quite sure if the animation method used in the battles would even work at 30fps, it looks almost like stop motion animation lol. Either way, hopefully they fix it in a patch, it would be nice to at least not have battle menu selection lag.



No cloud saving, but you do have 58 game center achievements now.

Hope it gets fixed then, iphone 5 should run circles around this :(

Can't wait to get home and start playing!
Artemisia
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(12-20-2012, 12:40 PM)

Originally Posted by Mikey Jr.

These fuckers use like, the UGLIEST fonts in their games.

The fuck is wrong with SE? What is that shit? Times New Roman? The hell?

I am laughing so hard because this is so true
IrishNinja
(12-20-2012, 12:50 PM)
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it looks great, but yeah, that font kinda makes it look like some RPG maker shit
carfo
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(12-20-2012, 12:56 PM)
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I like the PSP version the most still. Not a fan of the 3D graphics, looks silly. I'll still probably finish it though
Castor Krieg
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(12-20-2012, 01:02 PM)

Originally Posted by RedSwirl

I already said this in the FFV thread, but I really don't like the visual style of the DS version. I understand it's the most content-rich version, but I still prefer the high-res 2D sprites they've been doing for the PSP remakes of FF, FFII, and FFIV.

Agreed, the 3D graphics e.g. FFIII got is garbage.
Nemo
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(12-20-2012, 01:07 PM)
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FFV as well? Aww shit!! That's one's going to be crazy! Can't wait
ant1532
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(03-14-2013, 09:31 PM)
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Fuuuuudge this is so good. I got this last night and I already have about 5 hours in.

I picked the HARD difficulty though, and fuck man. I feel like my dudes are way higher level than they would have had to be. I'm at the part where you find the monk fighting the giant bomb and join him. cecil is levil 23, rydia is level 22 and edward and rosa is 17 and 16. and the bomb blows up and cleans of 300 or more HP off my party killing everyone except the monk.

THE FUCK

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