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  1. Can I purchase one physical cartridge copy of Fire Emblem Fates Birthright or Conquest pre-owned in some manner, through Amazon for example and still get the discount for the two other paths? On Nintendo's fire emblem fates website it says "Buy the first game for US$39.99MSRP/CA$49.99MSRP, then purchase and download the other paths for just US$19.99MSRP/CA$24.99MSRP. MSRP = Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price, Actual Price May Vary" How does the discount work, would it come with a discount code when you buy the game brand new, or is it something that works with all Fire Emblem Fates Cartridges where once you purchase one version you then can purchase the other two paths for $19.99 no matter what. Is the discount for the two other paths locked to brand new retail purchased games? How about digital purchases? I'm trying to get all 3 versions, Conquest, Birthright and Revelations as cheap as possible on one cartridge without spending upwards of $100-$300 on the special edition, or purchase it new still pay $80 for an 2 year old title to save money and SD card space. This question didn't seem redundant since I can't find it on reddit/google, and Nintendo Customer Service is closed/busy due to it being Cyber Monday. The website isn't too specific as to how the discount actually works so I came here. Be as specific with your response as possible please.
  2. What's needed to start?

    I've been thinking about starting my own fan project for a while, but even though I've taking notes on things like stats, growths and classes, I'm not really sure what I'd need to officially start. This is mainly an issue due to the fact that I'm considering asking for the help of people online because of my own lack of expirience in all of this, but I don't want to ask for them to put their efforts in a project that lacks almost everything (I don't even know if it'd be appropiate to do it when knowing these things so you know). I don't even know if asking this is appropiate, for that matter. There's a lot of things I don't know apparently.
  3. Boyz II Men's thread

    Shh this isn't actually a Boyz II Men thread it's just the mens thread but don't let @eclipse know
  4. This is a question I've always had, and I just don't get it. Why does everyone hate Matthis in particular so much? He's just a subpar unit, other subpar units like Macellan, Dolph, and the entirety of the Wolfguard are also bad units and are much more difficult to recruit/keep alive in their join maps, yet they aren't hated nearly as much. Even in the games where he's not that bad in, people still shit on him. In FE1 he's an earlygame mount that can use Silver Lances at base. In FE3 it's the same deal, hell I would go as far and say that he's better than Cecil, Roderick, Luke, and Ryan. In FE11 he's not great, and is one of the games I would say he's legit bad in because he can no longer use silvers at base and reclassing removes his niche as a mount, but even then he starts with a D rank in lances, which is one rank away from using the most broken weapon in the game, and can already use javelins at base, which is better than what Cain can do. Though, there's not much reason to use him over Abel, Vyland, Frey, or Roshea. In FE12, like FE11 he can no longer use silvers and reclassing removes his niche. In FE12 he's just Roderick with better base stats and has growths that are more defensively oriented. Discounting growths, I'd say that Matthis is one of more mid-tier units in the game. A bad unit that joins early is better than a bad unit that joins later. Recruiting him isn't even hard because you have to go around the mountain anyway to get Bord and Julian. For his personality, he doesn't have too much of a character just like 90% of the cast. Though, the few lines he does get give him a bit of a personality which is more than I can say about Cain, Abel, Macellan , or Dolph. From what I can put together from his recruitment and his dialogue with Marth in SD, he's a pretty calm and cowardly person. He initially fights for Michalis because Lena refused to marry Michalis and naturally Michalis forces her brother to fight for his army while threatening his life because of his dislike for him. After finding out that Lena was safe and part of Marth's army, he joins Marth's army as well. His recruitment convo with Julian in FE12 is a little bit more interesting. You can see how reluctant Matthis is to have Julian be the lover of his sister and see how he doesn't trust him. From his recruitment you can tell that he is mostly the overprotective older brother type, which is understandable, considering the past Julian has as a thief and even being so competent as a thief that he's the commander of Rickard. As an older brother of a younger sister myself, I would want my sister to be safe and not to date just anyone, so I can understand Matthis's worries. Near the end of their convo Julian manipulates(?) Matthis and by telling him that Lena and he wouldn't work out and it works and calms Matthis down and they become somewhat of friends. I find Matthis's supports with Kris kind of amusing, in his C support he's mostly worried about his sister and afraid of all the things that the dark priests can be doing to her. In his B support with Kris, he decides that he doesn't want to wallow in worry for his sister and wants to rescue her himself, so he asks Kris to help him train. When I initially read this it was pretty nice to see Matthis go through some development and how he wanted to be stronger. In his A support, it reveals that he just gives up his training and entrusts his sister to Kris (because Kris is a Mary Sue). At first, I was pretty disappointed that Matthis just gives up, but then I found it kinda funny. It's in character for Matthis, he cares deeply about his sister and wants the best for her, but he is too cowardly to be able to protect her. It would be boring if he was just a typical "weak person but wants to get stronger" type of character since Julian and many other characters have that same motive, this way he's mostly still a comic relief type of character, though he's still a static character which isn't necessarily a bad thing. He's not really a major character, he's mostly a side character so being a static character makes sense and works in Matthis's case. Something I wish though is that his supports were with Julian and not Kris, as it would work better and further develop the relationship being Matthis and Julian. Something I like about Matthis is that he's not really a brave courageous knight, nor is he a weak person who wants to be strong. He's just a regular ass dude who doesn't like fighting and adores the peaceful and tranquil life. His cowardice and seemingly denseness are flaws on his part, but they also make him seem more human. When a character doesn't have any flaws they become a Mary Sue. I love characters with flaws, and Matthis, in general, is just one huge flaw, which is something I like. I can see why people would dislike a character like Matthis (seeing how Makalov is similar to him and also gets a lot of hate), but I don't understand why he seems to have so much hate aimed towards him than any Archanea character, I just don't get it.
  5. I haven't played Genealogy of the Holy war yet so I know next to nothing about the story save for the one plot point that keeps getting spoiled by dumb memes, but I've heard from the FE Wiki that the Manga for Genealogy of the Holy War expands on the plot, characters and world so I thought I'd ask those of you who've played FE4 if a potential remake game should adapt that manga or if you'd be satisfied with an expansion of the game itself. Feel free to let me know if there's already been an ask like this.
  6. What on your thoughts on the Possessed/Corrupted villain type in Fire Emblem games?
  7. Exactly what the title says, who are your favorite characters and why? They can be from any game in the series and there can be multiple. I'd ask for least favorites but I don't want this to turn into a predictable Fateswakening hate circle.
  8. (FE8) Animations won't load

    So I was working on a rom where I added new classes from fe7 into fe8. I had started with Eliwood and his promotion to knight lord. I tried booting up the rom and it wouldn't me use any battle animations in game. I tried fixing the problem. but now the rom softlocks if I move any character. Could anyone tell me how to fix this? Link to the patch for rom:https://www.dropbox.com/s/c0lzmqs1lxb10gf/FE 8 Rom.ups?dl=0 The only thing I could think of is a patch broke the rom, but I'm not sure.
  9. Getting right to the point, I know that Sacred Stones is the easiest, or at least among the easiest, Fire Emblem game(s) to date. I also know that it's tutorial is locked on the easiest difficulty, so I have two questions I want to ask: Is there any information in the tutorial of Sacred Stones that can't be figured out by playing the other entries? I.E. Is there anything unique to this game that isn't in the other Fire Emblem games that I should know about ahead of time? For reference, I've beaten Awakening on Normal!Classic and Hard!Casual, as well as Shadows of Valentia on Hard!Classic, and I've also started, but haven't finished, the other two GBA Fire Emblem games. Is the Hard difficulty of Sacred Stones a fine place to start, especially playing blind, or would it be a better idea to do a play--through of the game on Normal difficulty first? Thank you ahead of time for your answers.
  10. I started Binding Blade today, and I just beat chapter 3. I also beat Lyn's story in Blazing Sword yesterday, and I plan on playing Sacred Stones sometime in the future. Anyway, I have a few questions about how the support system in the GBA games works. By the way, I've already had a support between Roy and Wolt, as well as Wade and Lott, and I know that there is a 5-support limit, so I have some experience with the system, even if it is limited. So without further ado: At what point in the game does the support system become available in Blazing Sword and Sacred Stones? Are any support points gained in Lyn's story? Are support points gained at the beginning or end of the player phase? Do actions such as healing add any points, or are they gained solely by standing next to someone? I know that there is a limit to the amount of points that can be gained in a chapter, but are there any limits to the amount of supports that can be had in one? If, say, a character reaches an A-support with someone, but then the other person dies, will they be able to reach another A-support, or will the dead person count towards the 5-support limit? I also have three questions about Binding Blade specifically, not related to supports:
  11. FE5 Questionnaire

    When did you play this game the first time? How did you get introduced into this game? Do you play it on a rom, or do you even have a physical copy? Have you played it before or after FE4? Was FE5 your first FE game? How often have you finished the game yet? How many hours do you usually need to complete this game? Have you unlocked all gaiden chapters yet? Have you recruited all characters yet? Do you prefer the A or B routes in terms of maps and recruitable characters? Which three things do you really like in FE5? Which three things do you really dislike? Would you like to see some unique mechanics like capturing and fatiuge (in main game) returning? Would you agree with that statement that FE5 had amazing potential, but didn't exhaust it completly? Would you agree with that statement that FE5 has the best gameplay ideas? Would you agree with the statement that FE5 is the most balanced FE game? How would you rank the difficulty in this game? Would you recommend someone to play FE5 blind? Which three advices would you give someone who will play this game the first time? Who's your favorite character personalitywise? Who's your favorite character gameplaywise? Who's usually your MVP in your playthrough(s)? What's your favorite chapter? What's your favorite map theme? What's your favorite battle theme (main battles, boss battles)? What's your opinion of the art in this game? What's your opinion of the story in this game? How would you rank the story from 1 to 10? How would you rank the gameplay from 1 to 10? How would you rank the game overall from 1 to 10? Does FE5 need a remake? Does FE5 need a better translation patch? Could you imagine to replay FE5 sometime in the future? Answers
  12. FE10 Questionnaire

    When did you get the game? Where did you get it? How much did it cost? How did you get introduced? Was it your first FE game? Have you played FE9 before? On which hardest difficulty have you completed the game yet? How many times have you finished it? What is your preferred difficulty? Who's your favorite unit characterwise? Who's your favorite unit gameplaywise? Which is your favorite party (till part 3)? Which part is your favorite in the game? (endgame counts as an own part, so it'd be five in total) Which three aspects (gameplay / storywise) do you like the most about this game? Which three aspects do you dislike the most? Do you usually play with FE9 transfer boosts? Have you unlocked all characters yet? Have you unlocked all cutscenes yet? Have you unlocked all special (boss) conversations yet? Have you ever used each possible unit in this game seriously? Who's your favorite boss / antagonist characterwise? What's your favorite chapter? What's your favorite map theme? What's your favorite battle theme (includes player phase, enemy phase and bosses) Are there any mechanics or story related things you would like to see back in future FE games? What's your opinion of biorhythm? What's your opinion of the support system? Who died the most in all your playthroughs? Do you reset if someone dies? Who do you usually bring to the tower? Would you like to see that anyone else aside of Ike can set the final blow to Ashera? What's your opinion of unlocking stuff only in the second playthrough? Are there any story related unanswered questions for you? What was the highest % rate you missed? What was the lowest % rate you got hit? Who's usually the unit with the most kills in your runs? How would you rank the story from 1 to 10? How would you rank the gameplay from 1 to 10? How would you rank the game overall from 1 to 10? Is FE10 a good entrance title for a newcomer into FE? Answers
  13. Hi! I've known about Fire Emblem for 3 years now (after an older friend introduced me to Fire Emblem YTPs) but the only taste I've gotten of it is from Smash, Nintendo Badge Arcade, and FE:H. So starting my questions: What's a "Nintendo Device" FE game that I should play? (So not phone or PC) Is there an app to browse this website on mobile? The webpage is kind of slow and weird to navigate. Where can I find guides on certain FE games? Are there specific rules pertaining to userscripts or extensions to modify the site appearance? On a scale of 1-10 how strict is FftF? What's the art style of FE:H/Magikarp Jump called? Are there forum layouts or signatures? If so, why or why not? From what I've seen so far this forum is very clean and friendly and I'm excited to learn more about Fire Emblem.
  14. In this thread your general knowledge is tested with relevant and also trivial questions. Each day I ask you four questions, I'll give the answer one day later. How to answer? Select your answer in the poll. It's annonymous so one can be blamed. The purpose of this thread is the fun factor and maybe to learn the one or other thing. Of course you can submit questions too by sending me a PM. Each question shall have four answer possibilites to make it similar to quiz shows like Who wants to be a Millionair. Day 1 Question 1: How is the phenomenon called when the moon sets between sun and earth? a: new moon b: full moon c: solar eclipse d: lunar eclipse Question 2: The Dutchman Max Verstappen is the youngest... a: student on Oxford University b: winner of a Formula 1 race c: Noble Peace Price Winner d: daddy on earth Question 3: The distance of the mainland of which countries amounts less than 100 km? a: Iceland + North Pole b: Argentina + South Pole c: USA + Russia d: Japan + North Corea Question 4: The current Prime Minister of the UK is... a: March b: April c: May d: June
  15. Everyday I see begginer hackers coming up here posting a "dumb" question That could easily be solved, so this is why I decided to create this topic. What to do before you post here? 1: See if you can't solve the problem yourself. Sometimes, the rom can glitch out because you simply forgot an hex edit somewhere. so, be sure to double check everytime if something doesn't work. 2: See if another question thread has the same question answered. You can try to search for the question you are asking to see if someone hasnt already solved your problem. 3: Read the doc. This is the most important part, as your problem may already be documented and fixes may have already been made. common places to look for these are feuniverse.us and The resources section of this forum.
  16. Question's regarding Nightmare

    I have decided to use the program Nightmare recently on Fire Emblem:Blazing Sword to create a new, unique experience for me within the game. However, I have a few questions regarding it and I am having some problems with the program that I would like to get resolved asap. 1.Every time I edit the map music, after an animation is started, the music is cut out and won't come back until the next phase. How do I fix this? 2.I was using a randomized rom of FE7 because I saw my base class for Lowen was archer and I wanted to make him a mercenary. If I want to do this, do I have to use a regular rom for FE7 without messing with it or there another way? 3.How do I increase the enemy growth rate's of characters without using the Randomizer and how do I activate Hard Mode Bonuses on Eliwood Hard Mode? Thank you for taking your time for reading this and helping me out with these Nightmare problems. Its just that this is quite a "nightmare" for me! lol
  17. FE 4 hacking questions

    I search answers for these questions: - Ways to unlock the unobtainable holy weapons or holy blood - + How to aqurie/hack and use siege tomes and dark magic Thanks for answering
  18. So I decided to begin my first playthrough through FE , I heard that some legendary weapons are enemy locked, and also that they require major holy blood, that none of my characters will have in the game, so I ask for: - Tips - Ways to unlock the unobtainable holy weapons or holy blood - And also the so called tips for pairings, to unlock other legendary weapons - + How to aqurie/hack and use siege tomes and dark magic
  19. Creating Yes/no questions

    How do I create yes/no questions like the one in FE7 where you can choose whether or not to hire Farina in Hector's story?
  20. [FE8] Newbie Hacking Questions

    Hello! So, I've been on again off again messing around with learning how to hack fe7 for a while now. Recently though, I decided that for my first actual project, I'd really like to try and move on to fe8 because it's what all the cool kids are doing, and it's my favorite in the series. Only issue is now I have to figure out what I can and can't keep doing from what I've been learning. I know that the Ultimate Guide goes over both, but given how many people are starting to hack fe8 all of a sudden, I figured it was worth asking again. 1. Can mugs and character battle animations formatted for fe7 be used in fe8 without having to edit them? 2. Are there any changes that I have to make to fe7 events to make them work in fe8? Specifically, I use Eventiel ( http://tebrigade.b1.jcink.com/index.php?act=Pages&pid=2 ) for the base of my events, and add in the smaller details afterwards. I included the event data for an (unfinished) early chapter I was making in the spoiler at the bottom of the post. If there's anything major that needs changing for fe8, could you point it out to me? 3. Random extra question, is it possible to give a "use" effect to a weapon (similar to the Fruit Knife in fates)? Sorry for all the newbie questions, I'm pretty out of the loop when it comes to this sort of thing.
  21. FE8 Modding

    Hi, I'm new to forums so I hope this is in the right spot and stuff. Anyway, I'm just getting into FE8 modding and specifically the Battle Palette modding. I want to change the way a necromancer looks in battle and his sprite and all that. I've checked around google and I couldn't find anything so I figured that I could post a topic somewhere. Can anyone direct me to a Battle Palette Reference Nightmare Module that contains a battle palette for a necromancer? or does that not exist. Thanks :D
  22. Hi, guys! After more or less successfully clearing Birthright on Hard Mode, I am attempting to conquer Conquest (get it?) on Hard next. I made it past Chapter 10 with my low-man strategy and it worked semi-well with my current strategy setup. I wanted to ask you guys what you think of my idea and how I could improve/change it. The thing I'm doing is: I always have my units paired up to block enemy Dual Strikes and I will leave one of the two units as pair-up fodder for the other, i.e. they won't get any EXP past Dual Guards. I may Master Seal them to give the lead unit better bonuses. Here are the pairings I'm currently planning to go with. Lead unit will be named first. +Str/-Lck Avatar + Great Lord!Selena (both will be trained) Archer!Mozu + Lodestar!Silas Camilla + Keaton (currently Beruka) Leo + Felicia Witch!Elise + Odin Xander + Charlotte I do plan on getting some of the kids and training them up. Kana and Velouria come to mind, but I'm not sure yet. The units mentioned above will do most of the fighting. The rest of the team will either consist of children or filler units, which will be benched later on (like Effie and Arthur or Niles for example). Anyway, for those of you who already cleared Conquest: Is this approach favorable? Or will I hit Rock Bottom soon enough and if so, how could I prevent it from happening? Thank you guys in advance! :D
  23. Bond Units

    So I've heard about Bond Units, and I'm working on getting some. They're pretty much randomly customized Avatars with Personal Skills depending on what versions the two players they're created from have. They inherit Nohr Prince(ss) and the secondaries of their parents. What I want to know is: -How do their max stat modifiers work? Do they inherit them like child units do, or do they have randomized assets/flaws depending on the parents? -Can they use Dragon Vein? -How many accessories do you need to share with another player to get one?
  24. Recruiting Player's units

    I currently have Birthright and I'm trying to recruit other people's units in their castle. I want the Nohr siblings. I've beaten other castles from Nohr games using no handicaps and in my castle, but I still can't recruit units. I also seized their castle as well. After beating them, I get the message "Would you like to add a character to your log book" and that's it. I've heard it should say "would you like to recruit?" Am I doing something wrong? And what should I do to get the Nohr siblings recruited in my game?
  25. Help with Hacking FE9

    I'm looking into modding FE9, but I'm having an issue. I'm using GC Tool v1.2 to extract and replace files and Windhex to edit the data. Inside the ISO for FE9 is the file FE8Data.bin, which I'm pretty sure is the file containing data for characters, classes, etc. I'm not sure what is happening, but, any alterations I make are not showing up when I boot the game up in dolphin, but the game runs just fine making me think that something is going wrong in the process of altering the game data. Does anyone have any idea what I might be doing wrong?