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Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 08/03/2018
Replies: 957
Views: 97,235
Posted By Kain424
I did always enjoy the odd guns and random...

I did always enjoy the odd guns and random weaponry spotted in several areas.
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 07/26/2018
Replies: 58
Views: 7,082
Posted By Kain424
I don't disagree. I found the uproar ridiculous.

I don't disagree. I found the uproar ridiculous.
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 07/25/2018
Replies: 58
Views: 7,082
Posted By Kain424
I haven't experienced it myself, as I said, but...

I haven't experienced it myself, as I said, but I've heard you can skip Noctis's part altogether. But if you don't it's still much easier, with his magic getting an overhaul and the space he has to...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 07/25/2018
Replies: 58
Views: 7,082
Posted By Kain424
XII's story was fairly well told, it just wasn't...

XII's story was fairly well told, it just wasn't all that compelling. I've heard Basch was originally going to be the lead, and that sounds like a more interesting variation.

XV's story has some...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII 07/25/2018
Replies: 21
Views: 2,390
Posted By Kain424
Advent Children is largely unforgiving to the...

Advent Children is largely unforgiving to the uninitiated. But I don't think you can really call it "objectively bad." It's really its own beast, but it works as part of the whole compilation.
...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 07/25/2018
Replies: 58
Views: 7,082
Posted By Kain424
I think, inevitably, there will be differences. ...

I think, inevitably, there will be differences. Whether it's a larger issue like the actual change in the story, or something minor like voice acting. But through something as easy to implement as...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 07/12/2018
Replies: 30
Views: 3,763
Posted By Kain424
Well, her own strength may counteract that on...

Well, her own strength may counteract that on some level. Hard to say.



Blood is a strange thing in this universe. Zack got bloody from bullets, Cloud and Sephiroth got bloodied during their...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 07/11/2018
Replies: 30
Views: 3,763
Posted By Kain424
It was pretty clunky, so I'd imagine they'd scale...

It was pretty clunky, so I'd imagine they'd scale it back and whatnot.

As for Aerith's death, they'll probably supe it up a bit graphic-wise. But I think the correct assumption is that it'll be...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 07/06/2018
Replies: 40
Views: 3,391
Posted By Kain424
Yes, fingers very much crossed. I love the Final...

Yes, fingers very much crossed. I love the Final Fantasy VII aesthetic. It's like time passed everything by. Technology has kind of stunted in some ways, as if people had forgotten how to invent. ...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 07/06/2018
Replies: 40
Views: 3,391
Posted By Kain424
It's conceivable, sure. But like you said, it's...

It's conceivable, sure. But like you said, it's videogame fiction. The other thing I try to consider is these aren't Earthlings. When people complain about the size of swords and such things,...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 07/04/2018
Replies: 51
Views: 3,511
Posted By Kain424
It would make more sense to open the game up all...

It would make more sense to open the game up all the way through Junon then. Just have the tougher enemies in the Marshes, Mines, and closer to Junon. A sneaky player might make it past them, but...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 07/04/2018
Replies: 33
Views: 2,852
Posted By Kain424
I have been thinking this exact thing. It does,...

I have been thinking this exact thing. It does, of course, depend on how much the narrative adheres to the original's canon. But I like all that stuff, and Cloud going about making a business,...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 06/30/2018
Replies: 51
Views: 3,511
Posted By Kain424
Well, hopefully they aren't doing episodes. They...

Well, hopefully they aren't doing episodes. They could split the narrative up, but if they do it in 2 or 3 hour chunks it will likely severely hamper the overall experience.
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 06/30/2018
Replies: 40
Views: 3,391
Posted By Kain424
I liked that bit. I hope they have some of the...

I liked that bit. I hope they have some of the clinging to the side of the airplane. At least when they first grab it.
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 06/30/2018
Replies: 51
Views: 3,511
Posted By Kain424
If they start the game with Cloud entering...

If they start the game with Cloud entering Midgar, there's a whole world of content they could fit into a Midgar-centric first chapter. There's so much material there. If they truly expand on...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 06/30/2018
Replies: 40
Views: 3,391
Posted By Kain424
Honestly, I never really understood this scene. ...

Honestly, I never really understood this scene. I thought it was possible they didn't quite have any airworthy planes until they go ahead and introduce the Gelnika later and have the airship show up.
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 06/30/2018
Replies: 51
Views: 3,511
Posted By Kain424
If all of these were 30 to 40 hour games? I...

If all of these were 30 to 40 hour games? I would.

Though to be clear, I don't believe there will be that many parts.
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 06/25/2018
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By Kain424
Yes, I like that. I'm really digging the idea of...

Yes, I like that. I'm really digging the idea of expanding Midgar to spend more time with all of these characters. I know it'll probably mirror the original game more than what we're talking about,...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 06/25/2018
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Kain424
I just hope it's not a timed minigame. I really...

I just hope it's not a timed minigame. I really dislike those.
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 06/22/2018
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By Kain424
Might be getting our hopes up here, but I really...

Might be getting our hopes up here, but I really hope this is exactly how they do it. Even putting Barret and Tifa on somewhat equal footing with the other AVALANCHE members, so they fell like just...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 06/21/2018
Replies: 51
Views: 3,511
Posted By Kain424
Again, all of this depends on how much they...

Again, all of this depends on how much they choose to expand and change, as well as how they focus and frame the story. They are indeed delving deeper into AVALANCHE, so if they do reframe the first...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 06/20/2018
Replies: 51
Views: 3,511
Posted By Kain424
So much of this depends on just how much they...

So much of this depends on just how much they expand and/or change things. If they REALLY expand on Midgar, they could do an entire game out of it. It really does have its own arc, and would work...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 06/16/2018
Replies: 957
Views: 97,235
Posted By Kain424
At least Nomura is saying it's being worked on...

At least Nomura is saying it's being worked on still. I suppose that's a tad better than no news.
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 06/16/2018
Replies: 58
Views: 7,082
Posted By Kain424
And as someone who just finished the Zodiac...

And as someone who just finished the Zodiac whatever for FFXII a couple days ago, I can attest that Vaan is perfectly suitable as a young protagonist in the series (even though he does little as a...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 05/30/2018
Replies: 46
Views: 4,034
Posted By Kain424
I think this picture is interesting because it...

I think this picture is interesting because it points to them doing something closer to a 1:1 remake than was previously hinted. That, or the link was intentional in some capacity and meant to...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 05/28/2018
Replies: 1,580
Views: 148,255
Posted By Kain424
Hoping they keep this semi-realistic style. I...

Hoping they keep this semi-realistic style. I like the scale especially.
Forum: Forum News & Information 05/17/2018
Replies: 37
Views: 4,378
Posted By Kain424
I usually work very late evenings for my job and...

I usually work very late evenings for my job and have much of the week days open. I have another website I've kept up for the last ten years and a few YouTube channels. I generally move at my own...
Forum: Forum News & Information 05/17/2018
Replies: 37
Views: 4,378
Posted By Kain424
I am mostly a lurker on this site (have been for,...

I am mostly a lurker on this site (have been for, like, a decade), but I would be willing to contribute to articles, YouTube, and possibly join a podcast situation. I was actually working on a big...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 04/02/2018
Replies: 1,580
Views: 148,255
Posted By Kain424
So much seemed to be lost in the localization for...

So much seemed to be lost in the localization for this game. Since I've been enjoying the Kotaku series about Final Fantasy VII's translations...
Forum: Compilation Fan Creations 03/08/2018
Replies: 1,165
Views: 253,507
Posted By Kain424
Yeah, I want that on a shirt or something.

Yeah, I want that on a shirt or something.
Forum: Compilation Fan Creations 03/01/2018
Replies: 1,165
Views: 253,507
Posted By Kain424
I got a map a while back that's pretty detailed...

I got a map a while back that's pretty detailed and fun:

https://preview.ibb.co/fQmskx/FFVII_map.jpg

Here's a close-up:

https://preview.ibb.co/d7Q7JH/FFVII_map_closer.jpg
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 03/01/2018
Replies: 227
Views: 17,912
Posted By Kain424
Yeah, AVALANCHE always kind of looked like the...

Yeah, AVALANCHE always kind of looked like the type of people to dress themselves in a way they thought "looked cool" rather than really all that functional. I think these current designs we're...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 02/04/2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,392
Posted By Kain424
That would be pretty wild to complicate the...

That would be pretty wild to complicate the materia system like that. It's not out the question, but it doesn't seem likely.
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 02/04/2018
Replies: 425
Views: 54,223
Posted By Kain424
Yes. This. And any case, several of the...

Yes. This.

And any case, several of the newer titles allowed for passing the four digit cap anyhow (Death Penalty glitch notwithstanding).
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 02/04/2018
Replies: 1,580
Views: 148,255
Posted By Kain424
Then he just sunk back out of the bar.

Then he just sunk back out of the bar.
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 02/03/2018
Replies: 1,580
Views: 148,255
Posted By Kain424
I'd be worried, but seeing the artwork from that...

I'd be worried, but seeing the artwork from that gallery shows there will likely be a lot of faithfulness to the original game.
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 02/03/2018
Replies: 227
Views: 17,912
Posted By Kain424
I'll remain a spectator in this situation. I'm...

I'll remain a spectator in this situation. I'm quite interested to hear all of your takes on these, though.
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 01/27/2018
Replies: 1,580
Views: 148,255
Posted By Kain424
Just a personal preference for me. I want to see...

Just a personal preference for me. I want to see his eyes. I would be more than happy if they actually did have him remove them and put them back on, like you said.
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 01/25/2018
Replies: 1,072
Views: 113,221
Posted By Kain424
Cloud is even in his Advent Children gear for...

Cloud is even in his Advent Children gear for that ride, so I am guessing it won't be something from the Remake.
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 01/25/2018
Replies: 1,580
Views: 148,255
Posted By Kain424
If we're on the subject of clothing, I hope...

If we're on the subject of clothing, I hope Barret loses the shades.
Forum: News Reports 01/23/2018
Replies: 156
Views: 14,861
Posted By Kain424
It's weird shit like that that makes me want to...

It's weird shit like that that makes me want to move to Japan.
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 01/22/2018
Replies: 227
Views: 17,912
Posted By Kain424
Seems right for that scene where Reeve protests...

Seems right for that scene where Reeve protests Shinra's overreaction to AVALANCHE.
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 01/20/2018
Replies: 1,580
Views: 148,255
Posted By Kain424
Looking at the images leaked onto twitter, and I...

Looking at the images leaked onto twitter, and I have to say I am impressed with the fidelity to the original game. There's more scale and, dare I say it, realism evident, but they are pretty great...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII Remake 01/20/2018
Replies: 227
Views: 17,912
Posted By Kain424
Came here to do this. You beat me fast.

Came here to do this. You beat me fast.
Forum: Pre-Crisis Final Fantasy VII 02/11/2017
Replies: 37
Views: 9,598
Posted By Kain424
I personally find all of this very interesting. ...

I personally find all of this very interesting. I am not upset by this revelation in any way. To each their own, I guess.
Forum: Compilation General 06/04/2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,240
Posted By Kain424
Took about an hour for me to download it. Seems...

Took about an hour for me to download it. Seems to work fine. Looks like crap, just like I remember it. Put smoothing on, not a whole lot of difference. Still gonna be great having it on my PS3...
Forum: Post-Crisis Final Fantasy VII 05/08/2009
Replies: 661
Views: 58,628
Posted By Kain424
I can read French better than German... not a...

I can read French better than German... not a very good speaker though.

Anyways, someone mentioned donations. How would we go about that?
Forum: Post-Crisis Final Fantasy VII 05/06/2009
Replies: 661
Views: 58,628
Posted By Kain424
So... can we offer Hito payment here? Maybe pay...

So... can we offer Hito payment here? Maybe pay for his book?
Forum: News Reports 05/06/2009
Replies: 29
Views: 2,410
Posted By Kain424
I do like the song, but I prefer "Calling" in the...

I do like the song, but I prefer "Calling" in the credits. Oh well, A++ film.
Forum: News Reports 04/30/2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,200
Posted By Kain424
It will be interesting to see what kind of "dark"...

It will be interesting to see what kind of "dark" story they will bring to Yuffie, seeing as how her interaction with the darkness in Dirge of Cerberus was probably one of the more interesting points...
Forum: Pre-Crisis Final Fantasy VII 04/14/2009
Replies: 31
Views: 9,459
Posted By Kain424
I've actually been translating these and started...

I've actually been translating these and started to post them up on my YouTube page a couple weeks ago. I posted some of it with my Nibelheim videos you can see on this page:...
Forum: Final Fantasy VII 03/25/2009
Replies: 43
Views: 3,462
Posted By Kain424
No, that's the point. Double jumping did nothing.

No, that's the point. Double jumping did nothing.
Forum: Pre-Crisis Final Fantasy VII 03/25/2009
Replies: 46
Views: 9,158
Posted By Kain424
Screw that. If they're not gonna release it over...

Screw that. If they're not gonna release it over here, then I'm gonna put up the videos myself.
Forum: Final Fantasy VII 03/25/2009
Replies: 43
Views: 3,462
Posted By Kain424
I remember lots of invisible barriers. I kept...

I remember lots of invisible barriers. I kept trying to jump over railings onto stairways for a shortcut, but there would be a barrier.

Still, i didn't mind the game all that much. But I'm glad...
Forum: News Reports 02/11/2009
Replies: 106
Views: 6,644
Posted By Kain424
Re: First Image of Limited edition FFVII AC PS3

Thinking about it... but my PS3 plays PS2 games, and apparently that is now quite rare. Maybe I'll just buy a new PS3. Yeah, it's an extra paycheck, but it looks cool.

Anyone know if an import PS3...
Forum: News Reports 02/09/2009
Replies: 106
Views: 6,644
Posted By Kain424
Re: First Image of Limited edition FFVII AC PS3

They did it to make the PS3 cheaper, since everyone was coplaining about the $600 price tag :monster:


Oh yeah. And all of that whining about the blu-rays and how HD-DVD was gonna be the new...
Forum: News Reports 02/08/2009
Replies: 106
Views: 6,644
Posted By Kain424
Re: First Image of Limited edition FFVII AC PS3

Probably because you have one of the earlier PS3 models that have backwards compatibility for both PS1 and 2. :monster:
They removed the b/c for PS2 in later models.


Well, that's a shame. Oh...
Forum: News Reports 02/07/2009
Replies: 106
Views: 6,644
Posted By Kain424
Re: First Image of Limited edition FFVII AC PS3

Well I'm not getting a PS3 to play DVDs so I'm not too saddened by it.

In fact, that's actually good because now I can buy Japanese anime dvds and play them :monster:

Just wish the PS3 was...
Forum: News Reports 02/02/2009
Replies: 41
Views: 3,408
Posted By Kain424
Re: Hironobu Sakaguchi To...RETURNS?!?!?!?

I'm very annoyed that there hasn't been any new news as of yet. I went and did a cursory search of some Japanese websites and found nothing.

I know the internet basically shuts down on the...
Forum: News Reports 02/01/2009
Replies: 89
Views: 6,821
Posted By Kain424
Re: Official ACC Press Release...stuff.

I believe in Hito. :monster:

But yeah, translations would be awesome.
Come to think of it, I still need to get a hold of the official translations of the previous On The Blah stories. The...
Forum: News Reports 01/31/2009
Replies: 89
Views: 6,821
Posted By Kain424
Re: Official ACC Press Release...stuff.

When was the last time Xcomp updated?
Forum: News Reports 01/31/2009
Replies: 89
Views: 6,821
Posted By Kain424
Re: Official ACC Press Release...stuff.

I went and looked, couldn't even find anything on e-Bay. I wonder if it's actually gonna come out. As soon as I get my hands on it, there will be translations up for everyone.
Forum: News Reports 01/31/2009
Replies: 89
Views: 6,821
Posted By Kain424
Re: Official ACC Press Release...stuff.

The novellas released have been translated, but (of course) not the newer unreleased ones (Turks, Yuffie, and Red XIII I believe). Eventually they'll get translated, whether it's official or not, but...
Forum: News Reports 01/31/2009
Replies: 89
Views: 6,821
Posted By Kain424
Re: Official ACC Press Release...stuff.

I never really cared much about cell phones, so mine isn't high tech or anything. It's fairly simple and is in case of emergencies, and I have no plans of getting a better one. I never got DoC:LE,...
Forum: News Reports 01/29/2009
Replies: 41
Views: 3,408
Posted By Kain424
Re: Hironobu Sakaguchi To...RETURNS?!?!?!?

Yeah, the scan has definitely been modified and recolored to hide its errors. Fortunately the poor translation gives it away.

Here is the (almost as exciting) original:
...
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