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Title: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Gideon Zhi on May 08, 2008, 05:19:32 PM
Sooner than you think.
Screenshot


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Derek on May 08, 2008, 07:12:40 PM
OHSHI--


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Word on the Wind on May 08, 2008, 07:28:48 PM
Ooohooo! Ooohooo!


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Andrew on May 08, 2008, 08:25:24 PM
Oh, man. I can't wait.



Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: jolly_old_saint on May 08, 2008, 08:33:59 PM
CHESTOO!!!

....eh, someone had to do it. What with the onamahtawhatizs 'n all.

That said, I think it's coming yesterday.


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Chaostic on May 08, 2008, 09:09:44 PM
CHESTOO!!!

....eh, someone had to do it. What with the onamahtawhatizs 'n all.

That said, I think it's coming yesterday.
Damn you beet me to it

anyway soon I'm happy


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Guncannoneer on May 09, 2008, 09:28:54 AM
Yes!  I've been looking forward to this.  I put off playing the first version because Mr. Zhi makes the new one sound amazing.


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Speaker59 on May 09, 2008, 02:58:58 PM
I am going to replay the ever-loving GOD out of this game.  Take your time. Make it perfect :-)


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Chaostic on May 09, 2008, 08:51:09 PM
I am going to replay the ever-loving GOD out of this game.  Take your time. Make it perfect :-)

I second that


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: yuka on May 10, 2008, 06:04:39 AM
I played at least 5 years ago with an old patch, I only completed the far west chapter, but I can't wait to enjoy this game fully with this new patch, it looks really neato!


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Adamjirra on May 10, 2008, 02:05:41 PM
Woot, a finally good reason to replay this game and finally try and not get stuck on the last chapter.


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Zaratus on May 11, 2008, 06:20:16 PM
Yeah, I played the old version all the way up to the final boss, and got my ass kicked. =/

Umm, so I'll ask now, for future reference - recommended party for final chapter? 


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Word on the Wind on May 11, 2008, 08:36:31 PM
Have the Xin Shan Quan Master, that's all ye'll need. I recommend Yun.


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Chaostic on May 11, 2008, 10:35:53 PM
Have the Shin San Quan Master, that's all ye'll need. I recommend Yun.

for me thats the hardest part of it game (Picking who will be the Shin San Quan Master)

also Masaru from the modern chapter is also good if he both learned all his moves in his chapter and you don't level him up

Cube rocks :)


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Word on the Wind on May 11, 2008, 11:35:40 PM
I find Masaru to be highly worthless. His hits lack output and the only skill he has worth usin' is Tsuda, which the Xin Shan Quan's Ryuhawan is superior to, in addition to the fact that the other Xin Shan Quan moves are just all around more useful.

Pogo's decent as a tank and damage dealer until the Xin Shan Quan hits L16. Cube makes a decent mass support, though the Xin Shan Quan will get a self-heal move (I know Yuan and Li do, not sure about Sammo) that also boosts stats (Yuan's moreso then Li's, though Li's heals more) that is instant. For the last, I don't find any of the others to be overly useful, though I suppose if his extreme squishiness is somethin' ye can put up with, Sundown's got some decent output with his gun skills.

Still I say Yuan is the best character to bring along to the fight because the Xin Shan Quan Ultimate skill (Not sure if it returns as Sengazanken or not) is instant, has no recovery or penalty and does absurdly constant damage. My first run ofthe game, Cube, Pogo and Oboro all went down, but Yuan just kept healin' and powerin' up, threw out an Sengazanken or two until the damned thing finally died.



Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Chaostic on May 12, 2008, 12:44:03 AM
I find Masaru to be highly worthless. His hits lack output and the only skill he has worth usin' is Tsuda, which the Xin Shan Quan's Ryuhawan is superior to, in addition to the fact that the other Xin Shan Quan moves are just all around more useful.

Pogo's decent as a tank and damage dealer until the Xin Shan Quan hits L16. Cube makes a decent mass support, though the Xin Shan Quan will get a self-heal move (I know Yuan and Li do, not sure about Sammo) that also boosts stats (Yuan's moreso then Li's, though Li's heals more) that is instant. For the last, I don't find any of the others to be overly useful, though I suppose if his extreme squishiness is somethin' ye can put up with, Sundown's got some decent output with his gun skills.

Still I say Yuan is the best character to bring along to the fight because the Xin Shan Quan Ultimate skill (Not sure if it returns as Sengazanken or not) is instant, has no recovery or penalty and does absurdly constant damage. My first run ofthe game, Cube, Pogo and Oboro all went down, but Yuan just kept healin' and powerin' up, threw out an Sengazanken or two until the damned thing finally died.



true but I was talking about the massive hp you have before your first level up he was the only one I could get to the final boss without losing it even after the the bonus bosses in the final chapter(it helped that I only need him to fight one but, the same is true for the other heroes) I don't know about you but my cube is a awesome healer

on my last playthough I fought the final boss with Li, Cube, Akira & Masaru that worked out nicely for me but its best to try everyone in the final chapter for a few battles to see what team works best for you Zaratus.


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Sir Fuzzi on May 12, 2008, 04:15:57 PM
I one-shotted the Pure Odio with one use of Akira's final move. I found that rather funny.

After that I tried a one-character challenge which I will not reinitiate until A) I beat the game under the new translation (with, of course, obtaining all the secret items) and B) I've actually USED every character for the final fight. Believe it or not I've never actually used the Shin Shan Quan master for my final lineup, ever. I usually just stick with a solid Pogo, Oboro, Sunset and Cube.


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Word on the Wind on May 12, 2008, 07:43:49 PM
Honestly, I dun see Oboro as useful in any aspect, really. To me, he's so middle ground everythin' that he dun standout and most of his dandy moves have long charge time, which are damned near worthless in the final.


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Sir Fuzzi on May 12, 2008, 11:21:31 PM
With a cast that ranges from 'Useless for all but one move' (IE, Sunset), or 'Useful for mopping up hits' (IE, Masaru), 'Only excels in healing' (IE, Cube), 'Master of Status Effects' (IE, Akira) ...etc, etc... well, I came to appreciate the middle ground a lot. With all out damage, healing, and a tank/damage, having someone who could reasonably swap out and take the positions of one of my fighters in a flash was good. In retrospect, I prefer Akira to Oboro in that party simply because with some decent gear, Akira can sub as a tank, average damage or a decent healer.

Besides, as I said, I seriously managed to petrify Pure Odio with his final attack. It was awesome.

That said by the time you've got four decently-levelled members it stops being hard anyways, I always find.


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: lampshade on May 14, 2008, 06:37:52 PM
I don't see what's with the Masaru hating, sure he kinda sucks but with the super bandana he was a mega tank. He was able to solo Pure Odio while the other characters were killed off quickly and his tsuda technique is crazy useful from my experience.


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Sir Fuzzi on May 15, 2008, 02:12:51 AM
Oh, I like him personally. Just prefer Pogo's superior damage output, is all.

I mean, serious, my Cube/Sunset/Masaru/Pogo ruined Odio. I tore that guy something fierce.

Still, I haven't truly played with the Inheretor yet, so...


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: jolly_old_saint on May 16, 2008, 09:22:41 PM
*tears off shirt, breathing heavily*

NEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEERDS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

....sorry, had to get that out of my system. Good thing I was wearing ten shirts today, just in case....


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Keiseth on May 17, 2008, 05:41:09 PM
Huzzah! I've been eagerly awaiting this retranslation (rehack?) from my floating sky tower. LaL might be my favorite SNES game, despite its truly fierce competition.

*Puts on "Go Go Buriki Daioh!"*


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Gideon Zhi on May 25, 2008, 11:39:54 PM
The ticker is counting down. It's only a matter of time.


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Chaostic on May 26, 2008, 03:25:49 PM
Huzzah! I've been eagerly awaiting this retranslation (rehack?) from my floating sky tower. LaL might be my favorite SNES game, despite its truly fierce competition.

*Puts on "Go Go Buriki Daioh!"*

http://youtube.com/watch?v=TPwCpx7UbiY

@ Gideon ah I'm so excited I can barely type(last time I felt like this I had just found about og ahd og getting us release


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Tristan Kain on May 27, 2008, 06:54:26 PM
Okay, Gideon Zhi, when did you change all the screenshots on the Live-a-Live project page to the new version?  A few of those hadn't exactly found their way out otherwise...

I was just looking to see if you were aiming for an anniversary date before releasing it, that's how I noticed.


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Gideon Zhi on May 27, 2008, 09:05:24 PM
Okay, Gideon Zhi, when did you change all the screenshots on the Live-a-Live project page to the new version?  A few of those hadn't exactly found their way out otherwise...

I was just looking to see if you were aiming for an anniversary date before releasing it, that's how I noticed.

It was with one of the updates. I forget which. I could have sworn I mentioned it on the front page, but I could be wrong...

Anyway, we're aiming for the 2,000,000 hits rollover. That said, *PLEASE* do not continuously reload the page to try to kick the hit counter up faster. I'm still tinkering with it, and once I'm done we still need to do another battery of tests (though not exactly full runs - we're talking cheats and fastforwards and such on selected chapters. Fast stuff.)


Title: Re: Progress News ~ It's coming.
Post by: Datschge on May 28, 2008, 01:44:40 PM
That said, *PLEASE* do not continuously reload the page to try to kick the hit counter up faster.
Reloads are counted as page views, not individual visitors, so the hit counter shouldn't increase just by DoS'ing the server with reloads. WARNING, SPOILER AHEAD! What did I just write there? *knocks on wood*