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This Week in Hacktics - The weekly Roundup from the Community

Started by Akashachi, January 14, 2022, 06:35:30 pm

Akashachi

Note: Weekly Roundup is no longer happening. Post will still be up for those interested in joining the official discord and for older news:

https://discord.gg/xpXa8VEV2k

From March 1st to March 16th:

@Celdia update her Celdia's XML Storage with a couple of new hacks. Removing status differences between genders and giving all player-controlled units access to the Item skillset all the time regardless of Job or the secondary skillset equipped!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12855.0

@Xifanie released a new update of her Quality of Life mod, this time fixing some bugs related to the Extended Warranty hack and adding a massive overhaul of the FFT Hacking Template spreadsheet allowing to save directly to ASM!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12769.0

@CONMAN released a batch of videos related to his story mod, Souls of Destiny! You should definitely check it out, and while you are enjoying it, you should definitely play it too!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=9333.0

@Ansehelm released a new update of his Ansehelm's FFT Expansion mod! Based on TLW 1.6, he added a couple of new hacks like the synthesis shop, new items and new recruitable units. The author mentioned that he is looking into porting the mod to TLW 2.0 but is not very likely. But it is still very worth it to play it as it is!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12528.0

@Celdia released an update of her Honored mod, mostly related to bugfixes and minor adjustments. Feedback is appreciated!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12820.0

@Puppy released a new update of his Second Read Softcover mod, fixing a couple of grammar errors, and a couple tweaks on the UI and help intro. If you are still waiting for TLWotL you should definitely check Second Read while you are at it!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12845.0

@Celdia released a small patch called Doublecast Red Mage! It is pretty much vanilla FFT but with Red Mage instead of Calculator, including a Doublecast ability! There are also a couple of QoL stuff added to make the experience more enjoyable overall

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12869.0

@Eurystheus released a new update for his Eurystheus Patch featuring a couple of job adjustments to Chemist, a couple of new skills and a major overhaul of monster classes. One of the newest mods that deserves a lot of attention and praise! A must play mod I say!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12863.0
  • Modding version: PSX & WotL

Akashachi

From February 14th to February 28th:

@Xifanie released an update of her FFTText Editor improving character replacement to be faster and fixing some minor bugs:

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=11204.0


@Xifanie also updated her amazing Quality of Life Pack! This time fixing some bugs related to the Extended Warranty hack and condensing all hacks to a new kanji space location!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12769.0

@Celdia released a new update for Honored, the latest Celdia FF1 Inspired disaster! Some adjustments to HP, and bugfixes have been deployed. The mod is a must play for any Celdia enthusiast!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12820.0

@ArmoredKori released an updated version of his amazing Alternate Map Pack! Now fully compabitle with TLW, so you can enjoy new layouts for classic maps to bring a breath of fresh air to any FFT playthrough!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12678.20

@Eurystheus released a small update of his TLW patch. Some additional skills have been added and a bit additional balance for some jobs have been applied. You should definitely check this one out ASAP!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12863.0
  • Modding version: PSX & WotL

Akashachi

From February 6th to February 13th:

@Talcall released an ASM planning tool called Tallcall's ASM Planner! Now you can plan better your ASM things when doing your ASM magic! You can check more info on the forum below page, download and start planning your assembly things!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12862.0


@CONMAN shared a couple of new teasers for some future updates of his Souls of Destiny mods using maps made by himself and @ArmoredKori. You can check pictures and a small video at:

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=9333.0

@Nyzer released a simpler-modder friendly version of the Treasure Wheel from TLW called "The Loot Wheel"! Now you can add your own custom version that will also be featured in the upcoming Call of Power Remake to your mods!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12861.0

@Eurystheus reached an incredible milestone in our modding community. His Eurystheus Mod finally reached the Complete Status! You can now downloaded the latest updated version on the Complete mods page. You should definitely check it out, maybe even stream for us if you are a streamer!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12863.0

@ParryPupPup released the 2.0 update of his alternative script mod, Second Read! Featuring a couple of script fixes and broken dialogue boxes, as well as some small polish on his Bard/Dancer mixed job. If you are still waiting for TLWotL and want an alternative you should definitely check it out. And if you want a TLW with just more gender equality that is also the best mod to do so!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12845.0
  • Modding version: PSX & WotL

Akashachi

From January 30rd to February 6th:

@Celdia has updated her Celdia's XML Storage with another hack, this time one that makes all Reis skills to affect all monsters, not only Dragons. More info at:

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12855.0

@Xifanie released an updated version of her FFT Conditionals spreadsheet. If you are into eventing there might be some interesting stuff for your future mod. More info at:

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12859.0

@Xifanie also released a new updated version of her Quality of Life mod Pack now featuring a much requested hack that allows you to cancel movement actions even after confirmation! Now you no longer have to bother counting tiles to see if that sweet Stasis Sword will hit that annoying target that keeps avoiding you. It also had a small bugfix added in the latest version. Get your copy at:

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12769.0

@Eurystheus released another update to his TLW Patch! With more adjustments to unique units and monsters the mod is getting its final touches to be considered complete! If you want to give some additional feedback you should definitely check it out. Besides being fully playable the mod is already quite fun and engaging as it is! Download at:

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12840.0

@Celdia also released a new update of Honored! Including bugfixes from the previous releases and a lot of adjustments and new content. The mod is also getting pretty close to the finish line and moving to the Complete Mods. It has the classic flavor of Celdia's mods and any FFT fan worth their missing noses should definitely check it out!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12820.0

@Barren added a couple additional videos from the new season of FFT Arena. You can follow his streams or watch the videos linked in the page:
https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12856.0
  • Modding version: PSX & WotL

Akashachi

From January 24th to January 30rd:

@RavenOfRazgriz has updated his ATTACK.OUT Editor Special Awesome by expanding Map Selection boxes to support 255 entries, with a couple of fixes as well. Check it out!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=9749.0

@Xifanie updated and released a new version of her Quality of Life Mod Pack! Now more clearly presented as a pack of ASM hacks available for vanilla and modded games, it is definitely one of the best collection of hacks that most mods could benefit off. Check all it's amazing features and bask in the glory of our honored queen hacking skills!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12769.0

@Eurystheus keeps updating his mod addding new features and making more adjustments. As one of the newest gameplay mods and one of the first based on TLW is a must play for anyone interested in non-story mods!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12840.0

@CONMAN released his latest update to Souls of Destiny. This time he added many new maps that have been worked/used by @ArmoredKori, a couple of new songs and some small additions to the bar and item shop screens. The mod also feature some bugfixes and is fully compatible with ePSXe!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=9333.0

@ParryPupPup released a new update to his Second Read mod! With many bugfixes but also a major gameplay adjustment! Pushing his theme of "less gender inequality" now Bard and Dancer share the same skillset! So you can have your twirling Bards and Singing Dancers and he also made Perfumes and Hair Adornments unisex making it the definitive mod for those looking for a more gender balanced approach, even if you are not that interested in dialogue overhauls in general!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12845.0

@Barren has started a new season of FFT Arena! Special Rules have been posted on the forums and videos from the all the matches have been posted on the forum post. A link to his twitch channel shall be added to the forum news post for those interested in checking out future exhibitions!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12856.0

FFT Arena Twitch Channel: https://www.twitch.tv/barren09
  • Modding version: PSX & WotL

Akashachi

From January 16th to January 23rd:

@Nyzer has recently posted an eventing tutorial, with many details on how to create your own events using his latest Agrias Motherfucking Oaks event as an example. Definitely worth checking it out!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12852.0

@Celdia decided to share her ASM for Modifying Female-Only Equipment on Celdia's XML Storage. Now you can yourself add your own Ribbon wearing males on your mods!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12855.0

@Orkney rewrote a routine that allows you to hack a saving place in SCUS!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12854.0

@Celdia keeps updating her Honored mod, mostly bugfixes recently, but a huge content patch is coming soon!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12820.0

@Eurystheus also updated his mod, with more bugfixes and minor adjustments. As a new modder is amazing all the content he keeps pumping! You should definitely check this mod out if you got the time!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12840.0

@CONMAN announced a new update for his Souls of Destiny mod is on it's way. Currently he already worked on fixes for major bugs from the previous release, while adding and updating new maps. Souls of Destiny is one of the most recent story mods our community got and is very fun to play!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=9333.120

@Kokojo finally announced officially the return of Call of Power: Remake. This time the mod will feature a world map, a revamped story, new classes and sprites and a complete rework of the weapons and magic system triangle! As one of the greatest mods our community has ever produced we are all excited to see how it will shapes out and to finally play the new version!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12851.0
  • Modding version: PSX & WotL

Akashachi

From January 8th to January 15th:

@Daykeras has recently posted his translation for the War of the Lions spell quotes. So now you can add the spell quotes back when modding the WotL PSP release by using Valhalla Tools!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12848.0

@CONMAN recently shared his Zozo map, including a video demonstration that has also been shared on the discord as well! Can't wait to see what is coming next for Souls of Destiny!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=7249.280

@Eurystheus keep working hard on his Eurystheus Patch for The Lion War! Many small updates from JP adjustments to bugfixes and minor tweaks. The mod author is pretty receptive to feedback, so let him know on the forums or on the discord if you end playing it (which you should, as endorsed by this unbiased announcer!)

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12840.0

@ParryPupPup is working hard on keeping his Second Read mod free of bugs by making updates as soon as they show up. You can also keep updated to the news on the mod on his channel #second-read on the discord server.

The mod author is also working hard on his rework version titled Second Read Hardcover, so don't forget to follow his updates!

https://ffhacktics.com/smf/index.php?topic=12845.0
  • Modding version: PSX & WotL