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The Lion War / Re: The Lion War 2.021 - DOWNLOAD HERE!!
November 25, 2021, 04:26:27 pm
Quote from: minasetaki on November 25, 2021, 07:55:08 amsorry, not quest but i means propositions, and i forget who char i sent (maybe one of agrias bodyguard)

If you send out people on a proposition, and then beat a chapter and then try to get them back they are set to missing. This is from vanilla, not TLW
The Lion War / Re: The Lion War 2.021 - DOWNLOAD HERE!!
November 25, 2021, 02:18:28 am
Quote from: minasetaki on November 24, 2021, 05:14:37 amwhat is the meaning of "missing" character, i got this after sent agrias quest

No idea what 'sent agrias quest' means...
Help! / Re: EVESP2.1 - Where do I start?
November 21, 2021, 06:57:58 pm
Quote from: DERIDEX120 on November 21, 2021, 06:13:45 pmThank you both. I actually found EVSP had a feature that layed all of that out. It was immensely helpful. That mini guide in your link will be too. Thanks, Sorry to bother

I know. I wrote the list into EVSP lol

But the wiki is going to be more accurate
Help! / Re: EVESP2.1 - Where do I start?
November 21, 2021, 02:52:26 pm
Quote from: DERIDEX120 on November 21, 2021, 11:57:44 amHey, sorry its taken me so long to respond here, been caught up with IRL stuff, anyways, is there any quick reference guide to understanding the variables in this scripting language? let me cite an example.

Ive started with analyzing various script commands like addunit and display message. This is taken from "dorter 2."


I'm pretty sure x0009/x0007 is the actual message located at the bottom of the event, but I cannot determine the value of the other variables. I'm thinking one of them (either directly before or after the message number) must be the unit ID to assign the portrait for the speech bubble, but then what are the others?

as far as understanding addunit, I've analyzed the military academy script:


This is the part where the female knight (87) walks in, shrugs her shoulders and walks out.
what exactly is warpunit used for? I'm trying to understand the coding by which characters enter/leave the map.

80/24 are the unit IDs in those message examples

the unit warps to that location because they werent given a proper location in the ENTD to match the scene, so they warp the unit to that location before they enter the room, so that the unit can properly appear to be coming in from the door.

Review the link RetroTypes posted
The Lion War / Re: [Spoilers] NG+ Reis
November 17, 2021, 07:09:52 pm
If youve completed both the beowulf/reis quest line, nelveska temple battle, and the aliste/bremondt battles THIS playthru. There should be no issue
News / Re: The Lion War 2.0 Released!
November 13, 2021, 01:42:55 am
Quote from: Alaswing on November 12, 2021, 05:55:36 pmThis is amazing, i started to use this and it is awesome, i just have some questions, i noted the dificulty is somewhat harder, is it true or is just me, and another thing i do not know if it is normal, but I have noticed that my own troops in order to attack as many enemies as possible attack my troops without thinking, for example Agrias as a guest attacked ramza to be able to attack 2 Wizards one on the left and the other On the right of ramza, I remember that they used to avoid this in the original game, usually attacking only one or only when they knew that he would not die, however on this occasion Agrias killed Ramza and it also happened with a Wizard who attacked 2 of my troops in order to attack a single enemy troop.

None of those things were updated. That is all completely vanilla. There was no changes to difficulty or anything of the like.
The Lion War / Re: The Lion War 2.021 - DOWNLOAD HERE!!
November 07, 2021, 01:10:54 am
Quote from: Filil on November 06, 2021, 10:27:38 pmThis mod is awesome! Congratulations!

I just finished it 2 times ( NG+) and i got a bug going since the first playtrough... I only can get 46 Artifacts out of 47... Both cleared game i did everything twice and still couldn't get the 500CP Prize for all treasures.

But as a LOM player and Disgaea player too, the end game features are AMAZING!

Such a genius all of you are!

Id double check a list online. You are likely missing something, as this has been tested quite a bit. Remember some propositions are seasonal. And thank you. Glad you enjoyed it.
The Lion War / Re: Keep Items After NG+?
November 01, 2021, 06:39:39 pm
Quote from: Jordan95 on November 01, 2021, 01:06:21 amI just got to the end of the game and decided to do NG+. After doing so I noticed that all of my items (except ones equipped) were gone.

Luckily I made a save beforehand, so I just loaded it back up and equipped all my rarest items that I could so I could keep them, but of course I had to pick some to leave behind.

I assume this was intentional, but are there any plans to change this so we can keep all of our items?

To add to what Nyzer mentioned above, I fixed this bug a while back. Which version of TLW are you using?
Help! / Re: Mods not working on Mac emulators
October 25, 2021, 08:14:54 pm
Current versions of Jot5 are gonna work best on ePSXe or pSX, as there was some load delay issues in the original build. The build we are working on for the re-release and Ch2, does not have this issue and should work fine on whatever, though there is no current ETA, we are further along now than we were before now lol
The Lion War / Re: The Lion War 2.0 Bug Reports
October 19, 2021, 07:05:31 pm
Quote from: Mr. Misplays on October 18, 2021, 04:19:03 amPressing Select to bring up the help menu during certain segments of the sound novels can lock the game's controls after returning to the Brave Story.

The sound effect will play as if a help menu was brought up, but no message appears nor does the game pause for it. After exiting the novel, the Brave Story menu turns dark blue as if the game thinks that a help message is currently being displayed.

At this point the only thing you can do is replay the novel you're currently on, but the Select button becomes disabled for all future playthroughs. You can also back out of the screen that allows you to play the novel, but that will lock the player in place like shown in the picture and the only way out is to reset the game.

For Diary of Nanai, this can happen when pressing Select during Nanai Valencia's segment at the beginning as well as the very last page of text in the ending.

For Wyuvle, this can happen in a lot of pages, most notably during the true ending. Most common factors of this bug occurring in this novel are during pages with giant walls of text and where the tabs for the Square button to scroll and the Start button to pause on the bottom corners don't display.

I've found no issues currently with the M-Fiction Novel.

This was done on 2.021 using pSX and Duckstation. The only ASM applied was Xifanie's smart encounters.

Can you please provide screenshots of the pages this happens on?
Hacking/Patching Tools / Re: Online Event Debugger
October 16, 2021, 04:49:47 pm
Will this load custom events?

Does it support the new commands from the event instruction upgrade hack?
The Lion War / Re: The Lion War 2.0 Bug Reports
October 15, 2021, 09:56:05 pm
Quote from: Amici on October 15, 2021, 07:41:55 pmHi there, I'm trying to build my own ISO of TLW 2.021 (to put in my own edits of Ramza's skills). According to the tutorial, by using Shishi 0.493 B7, there should be no need to expand the ISO.

However, when I tried to insert Bremondt's sprite (Sprite>Import BMP...), I am met with this error:

What am I doing wrong? I am using a BIN/CUE of FFT (with file size 541 315 152 bytes). I used the ShishiSpriteEditor.exe in /6. TLW ASM (Patch Last)/ASM (FFTP .493 B7)/. I was able to properly insert Aliste's sprite, then changed both SHP and SEQ to TYPE1. I proceeded with 3B - Bremondt Type 2.bmp, then I got the above-mentioned error.


Also, according to the instructions here: https://i.imgur.com/o12AYZy.jpg
I should use FFTPatcher 492 to patch only DATA xml. And yet, the included folder in the Resources download are only version 493 B7 and 482. The exact folder name inside the The Lion War 2.021 Resources.7z I downloaded is /6. TLW ASM (Patch Last)/DATA (FFTP .482)/. Is this just a typo? Apologies for being "neurotic" about the instructions, I am trying to follow the instructions to the letter but I am confused by some of the inconsistencies and errors I have encountered, since there's no mention of this in the tutorial.

The tutorial does not say anything about not needing to expand the image. It tells you you DO still need to expand it. It just mentions that the expand method in newer shishi no longer increases the image size. You are misreading what was written...

482 was originally mislabeled as 492, use the packaged resources as instructed and ignore the typo
Help! / Re: Executing ability- change animation?
October 14, 2021, 08:03:25 pm
Quote from: DERIDEX120 on October 14, 2021, 06:18:58 pmSlot 0165- the first blank slot just after "parasite." Weapon strike is un-checked. looking at it, physical and magic attack boxes are also unchecked. I compared to the archer's charge abilities as thats the only set I can recall that uses the squatting sprite, but they seem to be coded differently. I'm beginning to think I'll have to settle for the punching effect or the raised arms sprite used by spells.

Try to mimic something aside from Charge and see if that helps. Charge in general is pretty wonky and hardcoded iirc

If it works on a different animation, or if it doesn't at least something can be ruled out either way
Quote from: nitwit on October 04, 2021, 05:21:38 amMy PSP seems to dedicate an entire virtual memory card to each game, how would that work with mods of the same game? Save in different slots and don't get confused (unless you want to have an impromptu randomization session)?

Honestly if its the same serial, it would more be tracking to make sure you load the right save. This is the reason that we gave TLW2.x its own serial number, but when it comes to PSP Popsloader is unfortunately a finicky bitch :/
The Lion War / Re: Issue with EasyVent Editor
October 10, 2021, 07:16:51 pm
Quote from: Virgo on October 10, 2021, 07:22:57 amThe config files in the EasyVent Editor 2.1 is outdated. So, though it works fine with vanilla, you won't be able to properly decompile and compile events in TLW that uses upgraded instructions from Xifanie. Before it's updated, this problem can be solved by replacing 2 CONFIG.INI files in EasyVent folders with the one from this archive https://ffhacktics.com/wiki/File:Event_Instructions_Upgrade_v1.371.zip and deleting Event Instruction List folder in EasyVent Editor/Resources/Source Files.

No. The events are in the resources thread. Under the tools. There is a link for them.
The Lion War / Re: The Lion War 2.021 - DOWNLOAD HERE!!
October 08, 2021, 12:49:03 am
Quote from: Krisbr99 on October 07, 2021, 02:04:35 amcould someone please explain to me what is the difference between these two versions that are available for download
2.02 and 2.021?

2.02 and 2.021 being up at the same time was not intentional. I've removed 2.02 from this post (as well as the resources, as they have their own thread.) No idea how that even happened tbh
The Lion War / Re: Change calendar system
October 04, 2021, 03:06:29 pm
Quote from: Virgo on October 04, 2021, 08:53:17 amSo, TLWotL will be the same as TLW, the only difference is zodiac calendar and psp translation?

It will include all text and dialogue and zodiac calender and everything else you'd suffer thru while playing WotL.

We really arent taking suggestions though. Both of these mods have been planned and in production for quite some time.
I should also be noted that while I do not have a vita, I know there are issues converting a psx2psp if the serial is not known by popsloader on a normal PSP (I know nothing about Vita emulation or PS1 games on vita). Normally from FFT, you'd see SLUS_942.21, but because of the types of changes TLW 2.x makes, it was necessary to separate it from vanilla saves (and to avoid confusion and bugs during said confusion), so in this case, we use TLW2_942.21. The rom is updated during creation by a xml made by Cerabow which can be found in the resources.  If the issue with vita is similar in this regard. You could just omit that ASM when building TLW via the provided resources, and you should be good to go. Just make sure not to load any vanilla saves lol
PSX FFT Hacking / Re: ASM Requests
October 03, 2021, 03:46:00 am
FFTorgASM has shown conflicts for years now. It can even move hacks that conflict, properly
The Lion War / Re: The Lion War 2.021 - DOWNLOAD HERE!!
October 02, 2021, 12:46:38 am
Updated to mod and resources to 2.021 to fix a bug in Clouds event (event and conditional v4 sheet) and to fix another issues in the Guarded Temple rendezvous