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donkeybeatz
post Dec 22 2008, 05:47 PM
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Since a few of us have the game already (and been playing it to death), why not put up some info/screenshots?

Lobby Controls:
L-Trigger (+R-Trigger for opposite sex) + D-Pad = emotes

Specific In Game Controls:
L-Trigger: Resets Camera
Holding L-Trigger: Strafe/Lock on enemy
R-Trigger: Toggle action palette
L+R Trigger: Photon Blast
Holding X + L/R Trigger: Pan camera
With Gunblade, Hold L-Trigger + attack: Use gun

For Crush
L-Trigger + Start button: Item menu shortcut
R-Trigger + Start button: Weapon menu shortcut
This method is not as quick as you think it would be but its faster than bringing up the menu first.

What we know:
  • All the base classes return from PSU with the exception of Newman Rangers and Cast Forces. There are no new classes specific to PS0. Oh yeah, there aren't any beasts in this game. Good thing? Probably.
  • Telepipes? Yes, telepipes.
  • Areas/rooms in each level are separated into zones. You do not move from room to room in real-time instead you zone in and out into each area.
  • Friend codes are required to play with each other online. The process is fairly simple and its easy to set up a game.
  • You can also choose to jump into a quick play session. Choose a difficulty and available areas then jump in a random team.
  • "Enemies no longer drop items, but there's still single item boxes around, and every room you clear now has a BIG chest that drops anywhere from 4 to a GAZILLION items. And the items appear on each players game seperately, so each person gets different loot and they all get their own fair share." (credit goes to Crush)
  • MAGs return from PSO in full form. Everything that's related to MAGs in PSO is present here.
  • Few exceptions: You can feed them up to 5 times instead of 3 at a time. The time it takes between feeding times have been reduced.
  • Usage of grinders is PSO style. You can find them then grind your weapon on the spot. You can also grind armors.
  • You can only use certain grinders depending on how many stars a weapon/armor has. Monogrinder = 1~3 star items, digrinder = 1~5 star items. trigrinders = 1~6+ stars.
  • There are a total of 7 areas. The later areas are fairly long and brutal. Each ends with a warp to the boss.
Gurhacia Valley
Ozette Wetlands
Rioh Snowfield
Oblivion City Paru
Makara Ruins
Arca Plant
Dark Shrine

A bonus area after you finish the game will be available. Its basically a tower with at least 100 floors. Its only available offline from what I can see.
  • Three difficulties: Normal, Hard, and Super Hard.
  • Four types of enemies are back: Native, Alt. Beast, Machine, and Dark. None of that elements crap from PSU.
Battle system:
  • Action palette is exactly like PSO.
  • Timed combo system returns from PSO. No more spamming buttons. Normal and Hard attack return.
  • Certain weapons cannot be comboed. Ex. rocket launcher types.
  • Auto target returns from PSO. You can also specifically target an enemy holding L-Trigger.
  • Strafing returns from PSU.
  • "New" dodging move implemented. It works exactly like Monster Hunter. Dodging takes up an action palette. You can remove it for something else if you think you're not going dodge during the game.
  • "Charge" attack implemented. Techs and certain weapons can be charged for a special attack (think Photon Arts in PSU). You simply hold down the attack action until you see a graphic indicator that lets you know you have a full charge then release for a cool attack. For techs, you'll use the higher tier of that tech. Ex. Charged Resta lets you heal everyone. Charging Foie gives you Rafoie.
  • Each weapon has a unique charge attack.
  • Techs and Charged attacks uses up "PP". I assume it still means Photon Points here. Bullets DO NOT take up PP unless its a charged attack.
  • You can unequip a weapon and cast techs/attack barefisted just like in PSO. You can charge an unarmed attack.
  • Weapon types that are available, separated into 3 categories (Saber, Gun, and Wand):
Saber
Sword
Daggers (Twin)
Partisan
Claw
Shield (classified as saber type)
Double Saber
Hand Gun
Rifle
Gun Blade (classified as a gun type)
Mechguns
Rocket Launcher
Laser Cannon
Staff
Wand
Slicer/Fan (classified oddly, as a wand type)
  • Weapon %'s return.
  • You can gain a "chain" bonus. I'm not sure how this works or what it affects if anything.

Any new info will be added here.

DO NOT let the fact that its a DS game turn you down. Its a high quality game that's packed with excellent old school gameplay. Its just as addicting as the original PSO was. PSU can't match this game in terms of.. well everything except for graphics. Heck, the graphics are awesome for a DS game with varied enviroments and areas. I would be very surprised if this game doesn't come out stateside.

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post Dec 22 2008, 08:31 PM
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Good info summary, Donkey. Thanks for the protips on the quick weapon equip buttrock.gif .

My friend code for PS0 is 1547 9457 1997. <--- New code.

EDIT: My game data got erased and I have a new friend code :(


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post Dec 23 2008, 03:11 PM
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Hai Hai Hai, this game owns-desu. untitled-2.gif Haha anyway, I'll post my friend code here too. It is: 1719 7170 9080. This game is so close to PSO in terms of gameplay it's scary. It also takes the aspects that did work in PSU and implements them. Basically, it's a formula for a most own DS game. I hope this comes Stateside, because I'll surely run out and grab a copy. buttrock.gif


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post Dec 24 2008, 03:18 PM
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I jacked this from PSO-W. These are the codes you get from pre-ordering the game.
Go to the underground store (there's a manhole at the end of town that you can access), access the vending machine, then enter these codes. The game will save after each item you get.

8331-7716 Scallion a.k.a Leek (LOL)
3489-9723 Gun Sword: Blade Cannon
5247-3115 Valiant
4137-5476 Selvaria's Lance (HUGE lance, I think AC mentioned that this is from Valkyria Chronicles?)

Free stuff for everyone!
Credit goes to Rob2003ert from PSOW.


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post Dec 24 2008, 03:37 PM
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DOPE. Imma get these right now haha. Yeah, Selvaria is indeed a character in Valkyria Chronicles and the weapon is hers. Nice find Donkey, this is too awesome. shades.gif


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post Dec 24 2008, 05:46 PM
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Any word on what we use photon drops for? (RAINBOW CUTTAH?)


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post Dec 24 2008, 05:53 PM
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QUOTE(Crushinator @ Dec 24 2008, 05:46 PM) *
Any word on what we use photon drops for? (RAINBOW CUTTAH?)


You trade them in to the chick in the underground shop. You can get weapons and items. The other guy in there can make items out of enemy parts... for a price.


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post Jan 9 2009, 02:29 PM
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http://kotaku.com/5127411/phantasy-star-zero-heads-west

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post Jul 30 2009, 05:52 PM
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What level or when are you able to access the underground shop?

I am level 15 right now, and on the fourth or so mission, and I cannot go to the underground shop whatsoever..

Also..This game is all kinds of awesome.


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post Jul 30 2009, 08:29 PM
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I totally forgot about this game. I should seriously pick it up at some point in time.
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post Jul 30 2009, 10:52 PM
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QUOTE(omega71 @ Jul 30 2009, 06:52 PM) *
What level or when are you able to access the underground shop?

I am level 15 right now, and on the fourth or so mission, and I cannot go to the underground shop whatsoever..

Also..This game is all kinds of awesome.

If I remember correctly, you'll have to do more missions. I was pretty far in the game before I had access to it. Not really sure what the requirements are.


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post Jul 30 2009, 11:32 PM
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QUOTE(donkeybeatz @ Jul 30 2009, 11:52 PM) *
QUOTE(omega71 @ Jul 30 2009, 06:52 PM) *
What level or when are you able to access the underground shop?

I am level 15 right now, and on the fourth or so mission, and I cannot go to the underground shop whatsoever..

Also..This game is all kinds of awesome.

If I remember correctly, you'll have to do more missions. I was pretty far in the game before I had access to it. Not really sure what the requirements are.



Awesome thank you.

I think I am at the Octopus Mission right now..If I am I am gonna QQ, I absolutely hate that boss so much.

Edit-

I finished I believe the fourth mission and the underground thing opened, I got all of the weps and they are level 20 and up..

I also bought a few PP ups lol

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post Aug 4 2009, 02:48 PM
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for those that have played i have a question. from some videos it looks like PA's are in the game still. but how are they handled? in psu i felt PA's cheapend the game since you could just rambo everything except bosses. even when they added just attack it eventually devolved into doing a regular attack then just attacking into a pa.


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post Aug 4 2009, 05:24 PM
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I thought you played the ROM with all those upgraded stats and weapons unlocked? beigeconfused.gif

You have to hold the button down to charge the PA attack, so you can't spam it as easily as it was in PSU.


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post Aug 10 2009, 03:07 PM
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QUOTE(Crushinator @ Aug 4 2009, 07:24 PM) *
I thought you played the ROM with all those upgraded stats and weapons unlocked? beigeconfused.gif

You have to hold the button down to charge the PA attack, so you can't spam it as easily as it was in PSU.



nah i didn't feel like patching the rom. i only fiddled with character creation.


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