As we ramp up towards the Fire Emblem Cipher Series 7 release next week, the FECipher Twitter account has been very active, posting three of the four remaining Super Rare cards this week alone! The most recent was just showcased today: Eliwood from Blazing Sword, wielding Durandal.
Other reveals include a Ninian SR and Ursula R, both also from Blazing Sword, as well as some new cards for Fire Emblem Fates: Basara Oboro as our 3rd SR and Jakob R. Both Oboro and Ninian were expected to get SRs this set, the former for her popularity and the latter for her plot importance, but there’s still one unknown S7 SR remaining.
To celebrate the 26th anniversary of the Super Famicom (the Japanese version of the SNES), Nintendo has bombarded the 3DS eShop with a bunch of new Super Famicom Virtual Console titles.
Among them is Fire Emblem Thracia 776, the 5th Fire Emblem title starring Prince Leif of Leonster. Taking place around the halfway point of Genealogy of the Holy War, the game is also renown for its merciless difficulty.
Those who own a Japanese new Nintendo 3DS (XL) can download the game starting today. The game is priced at 926 Yen (including tax), which works out to be just over 8 US dollars. If you’ve connected your NNID, you can purchase it from Nintendo’s website.
We’re another week closer to the release of Series 7 of Fire Emblem Cipher, and the reveals and previews keep coming in! The very last card showcased on the official @FECipher twitter today reveals the final Hoshidan sibling SR card from Fire Emblem Fates: Onmyoji Sakura!
With this reveal, we can now finally see the entire Royal Panarama artwork in all of its glory. Quite a stunning piece of artwork!
Other cards revealed this week include two cards for Subaki from Fates, both promoted and unpromoted, and also an R foil card for Jaffar from Blazing Sword. The final card revealed this week is a spoiler for the Revelation path of Fates, so I won’t be showing it openly, but you can click here to view it.
Long time Serenes Forest user Aethin has been hard at work for over a year, working on a translation patch for the Japan-only release of TearRing Saga. If you’ve never heard of the game, you’re not alone.
TearRing Saga is a strategy game produced in 2001 by Shouzou Kaga, the creator of the Fire Emblem series. Many similarities exist between the two games, notable through the grid based map movement, unpredictable level-up stat system and more. It’s truly a treat to play, and is regarded as the spiritual successor to Fire Emblem Gaiden.
If you’d like to give this game a try, Aethin has finally released his completed work, the TearRing Saga English Translation Patch. Aethin’s release will allow fans and newbies alike to experience the game in a language they can hopefully understand, and share new appreciation for Kaga’s fantastic work!
Special thanks (from Aethin) go to:
- Original Hacker – alamone
- 2nd Hacker – LCKhoa
- Old Translation – Firelizard, Eien ni Hen, akage, sumi, Oboro, Runan
- Recruitment – FoxStar74
- Major Contributions to Proofreading the Script – Miacis