Vicious Sal

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About Vicious Sal

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    Blade of Unity
  • Birthday 03/25/1993

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    FE, Bushcraft, Survival, Cooking
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    Netherlands, ugh

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  • Favorite Fire Emblem Game
    Radiant Dawn

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  1. Official Pull Topic

    Got a second Hinoka on my BHB banner free pull. Hone fliers is nice, but i wanted a green orb or a nowi more, so i can finaly get my +10 Nowi. =[
  2. Official Pull Topic

    Free summon was a Sully three star. I mean, after three focus units in 38 orbs my luck was bound to end sometime.
  3. Official Pull Topic

    After my first 33 orbs, getting Kagero and Mia on the Halloween banner, I decided I would try one more round for Myrrh, had 5 red stones, first one was Myrrh =] So ¾ focus units in 38 orbs, I'm happy with that result and niles can suck it.
  4. Official Pull Topic

    My luck on the new banner so far, wanting Mia and Myrrh: First session only has one red stone, rest is green and blue... =[ Got Selena, so at least repo fodder. Next session is only blue and green, decide to whiff on a green, and immediately get Kagero! Sadly a + Spd / - Res version. =/ And in 10 orbs after that I managed to get Mia! She's even +Atl, - Hp! So i am verrrrry glad I got a perfect Iv spread for what I wanted to build her with. So far I've spent 33 orbs, and I've gotten two of the banner already! =D
  5. Official Pull Topic

    For my free summon on the Ishtar + reinhardt banner I got a 5 star morgan, that was neat.
  6. Official Pull Topic

    I had an amazing pull this morning! Went in with 170 orbs, skipping colorless. My 5 star grabs are as follows: Red: (Wanted Karla > ike > Tharja) - 2x Tharja, both bad IV's but hey, got four of her now so maybe fodder or merge some. Blue: (Wanted Tiki & Micaiah) - Tiki (- Hp, + Res, so not the best, but still 180 BST) -Micaiah (-Atk, + Spd (Ouch!)) - Sping Catria, first one, so not a pity break at least, since a new unit is always welcome! Green: (Wanted Hector, BM Ike) - Hector(+Def, - Res) - Ike (Good IV's so i can fodder my old one to my Nowi for the breath) - Spring Sharena, same as catria, first one so no big deal So 8 5 stars in 170 orbs, I might just go for some Pve content to scrounge up some more pulls.
  7. [FE10] Radiant Dawn Reverse Recruitment [Patch: 1-5]

    I've updated the OP with a new patch that adds Bastian to the playable roster, he replaces Volug. I was unaware of the fact that PPF studio needs a manual .ppf extension added. So the previous patch did not work. I believe this one does work, please send a Pm or post here if you're having troubles.
  8. [Fire Emblem Radiant Dawn - Reverse Recruitment] Fire Emblem Radiant Dawn has always been my favorite game from a gameplay perspective. And since I didn't really mind the faults/inconsistencies with the story, it is a game I keep coming back to. However, the balancing of the game is quite horrendous, and at some point I'll want to start a balancing patch. RD is not the most hacked game and since there's not as much in the form of resources compared to FE7 etc, I thought I'd start this by learning the hex editting one step at a time. So that's where this patch comes in. The premise of the Reverse Recruitment is rather simple, and also fun for the drafting community, since there probably hasn't been one of those yet. It's also a great way for me to learn the inner workings of RD one step at a time, since you have to apply the same basic action to pretty much every character; swapping them with another. However, script dialogue, base convo's that recruit people, talk conversations te get people to join and other events all pop up sooner or later and complicate the process of inserting a new character. It's always one thing at a time though, which gives me a great way of easing myself into the depths of the game's code. And thus we arrive at this topic, where I'll be posting updates sporadically since I have a job and busy life (and the weather is just too good to stay inside atm). I would really appreciate it if people would give me feedback on what can be done better, point out bugs and tell if characters need buffs or nerfs. I hope you all enjoy, and thank you for playing! [Patches] Patch is up, you can download the patch file here: Do note that the patch only goes up to 1-5, Volug is the last unit to have been changed. However, I highly encourage players to keep going, just to see if the promotions for characters like Renning and Volke line up and if in the end, they do reach their correct tier three classes with appropriate models. [How to patch] The patch is made through PPF-studio, which can easily be found through a quick duckduckgo search. The program needed (PPF-o-MATIC) is rather intuitive, the only thing you'll need besides the patch file is a RFEP file, which is the European Radiant Dawn ISO. [Discord] If you want to discuss the game on other platforms, a Discord link can be clicked here: [Excel character swap sheet] You can find the link with the character excel sheet below, you can also find some notes about the excel sheet below, which go into the though process of making the sheet. [Notes] 1] Ok, so there are some things that had to happen to make this a workable Reverse Recruitment. Mostly because there are three herons in this game and if you at some point get two in the same army, the game turns into a one-turn curbstomp. To work around this you'll notice that sometimes units that join at the same time are in a different order than the "recruitment page" on the main site. For example, Nasir and Gareth join at the same time, so you could swap Leonardo with Gareth and Edward with Nasir or vice versa. This is important because it allows you to play with the order Leanne and Nealuchi are listed in. By putting Nealuchi first in the list and Leanne second, you almost match Leanne with Reyson. They barely swap places, being only one space apart. This makes for a simple last desicion regarding the last Heron Rafiel; he does not partake in the Reversal. Rafiel is the only regular unit that isn't swapped, which allows Leanne and Reyson to line up, thus having all three herons seperate at all times. 2] The Black Knight is not a unit that is allied for the entire game, so he also does not partake in the list and is regarded as a free unit as long as he is part of your army. 3] When you remove Rafiel and the Black Knight from the list, you are left with 71 playable characters. So unit number 36 does not switch places since that unit is smack dab in the middle. The units who is exactly in the middle is, in this case, Ike! Having Ike stay as the main character makes it a lot easier since this does not require me to alter seizing ability and things like godslaying skills. 4] The Light mage and Light Sage classes now promote into Chancellor, since Micaiah arrives in Tier 3. They all keep the chancellor model and as seen in the excel sheet Lehran has altered growths and promotion gains. 5] The worst unit in the game swaps with the best one, Lyre swaps with Haar. Which is rather amusing. 6] Elincia arrives later, so she has altered growths and bases, since she does not have a Tier two model and all falcoknights are already in use so I can't immediately throw her model over them. [FAQ] Q: "How exactly do I play this?" A: You'll need a working emulator (dolphin is recommended), a fresh FE10 (EU) ISO, and a program used to patch the file (to the ISO) I have provided. PFF-O-Matic works fine. Patch the ISO file using that program. Q: "What are you trying to accomplish with this hack?" A: Mostly this Hack is a challenge to myself. I have thought about impproving Radiant dawn for years and now I'm finally taking the steps to learn how to do that. Besides this, a Reverse Recruitment hack would be a nice new way to play the game for casual gamers, but also for drafters. This is possible with most Fire Emlem games at the moment, but not with the GC/Wii games. Q: "The game offers almost the exact same items as before, why do I get a Brave Sword when i need laguz items?!" A: Adjusting items to suit your new units is something that will be added. Currently units get some items that will benefit them directly, like laguz stones, but also some more indirect advantages. Expect the Cards to be valuable in the early stages of the game when you need to be able to attack without taking a counterattack. I welcome any and all feedback regarding items. I do not want to bombard the player with laguz stones, so things like shine barriers and pure waters are items i would like to play around with. Q: "What difficulty should I play?" A: Normal mode. Q: "Any general tips?" A: You will be getting only a few Olivi Grasses and Stones in the beginning of the game at the moment, but you will also be getting two blood tides, night tide and white tide, so positioning is key! Q: "I will be getting Royals in part one, this game will be a cakewalk!" A: I would not count on it, most laguz are balanced in such a way that while they may be strong and have high Hp, their defenses are lowered quite a bit. This also means growths are adjusted, which means BEXP might be more useful for them now, instead of just giving HP, Skill and Luck. High level early laguz hardly gain exp however, so be sure to not overly rely on them. Q: "You want to make a balance patch, but why would you, Dunal is already working on one!" A: "So? There are multiple Fe7 hacks, and even if I also wanted to wanted to make a Balance Patch, my ideas and thoughts about balance will differ from Dunal, so it'll might (if i ever get to make it) have similarities, it won't be the same.
  9. Deploying characters in FE10

    I know it's a double post, but I have yet to resolve the problem, so any help would be appreciated! So far I haven't found any correlation in the bytes between the characters that are recruited by base convo.
  10. Deploying characters in FE10

    All units that are normally recruited at the end now have adjusted growths and bases, so Caineghis is great since he's on a higher base level. He's replacing Sothe. Giffca comes in as a level 1 lion with bases to match.
  11. Deploying characters in FE10

    Hello all, I've been busy the last few weeks working on a reverse recruitment patch for Fire Emblem Radiant Dawn. So far I've been able to change al units to their corresponding counterparts up until 1-4. from that point onward, you have a Base, with Base conversations. To trigger the base conversations, you need certain characters in your party. (E.G.: Micaiah & Sothe for the Recruit Meg convo) This is where I started running into trouble. Since Micaiah had been replaced with Lehran and Sothe has been replaced with Caineghis, the conversations cannot be triggered. I've tried editing the SCRIPTS file, however, changing the PID.[Charactername] offsets did not yield any results. So far I haven't been able to find out how to change base convo requirements. If anyone is knowledgeable about this, I would appreciate the help. The other method I was thinking of was just adding Meg(Or her counterpart rather) to the party immediately, nullifying the need for the convo. Sadly, My work in de DISPOS_C and DISPOS_H files once again failed to deliver any results. I couldn't locate the part in the 68(hex) bits for whether or not a character is part of your current party. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have read the entirety of the RD hacking notes, which were a great help, however, this piece of code is unknown as far as that topic is concerned.
  12. Fire Emblem Heroes | Serenes Friends List

    Name: Falco 0421969108
  13. From Bryce Courtenay's "The Power of One" “Always in life an idea starts small, it is only a sapling idea, but the vines will come and they will try to choke your idea so it cannot grow and it will die and you will never know you had a big idea, an idea so big it could have grown thirty meters through the dark canopy of leaves and touched the face of the sky.' He looked at me and continued. 'The vines are people who are afraid of originality, of new thinking. Most people you encounter will be vines; when you are a young plant they are very dangerous.' His piercing blue eyes looked into mine.' Always listen to yourself, Peekay. It is better to be wrong than simply to follow convention. If you are wrong, no matter, you have learned something and you grow stronger. If you are right, you have taken another step toward a fulfilling life.”
  14. Oh god, I love the Zihark initial design! That thing is going te be my outfit for a cosplay at some point!
  15. ITT: Soul ranks FE10 characters

    Bowguns and crossbows are buyable in 3-6, just played through it last week and used Nolan with beastfoe and a bowgun, which is a consistent OHKO on every unit bar mordecai i believe.