Fire Emblem Awakening release

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#51 Posted by Legolas_Katarn (15592 posts) -
Was able to get mine along with my artbook. One of the first lines, "let's kill this dastard...." They really need to stop doing that. Please don't have any "moldy onions" in this game. I'm missing the fan translation of Fire Emblem 4 already.
#52 Posted by Meinhard1 (6768 posts) -
[QUOTE="Legolas_Katarn"]Was able to get mine along with my artbook. One of the first lines, "let's kill this dastard...." They really need to stop doing that. Please don't have any "moldy onions" in this game. I'm missing the fan translation of Fire Emblem 4 already.

Well, the reviews have said spoken highly of the game's localization, so hopefully this error is anomalous.
#53 Posted by Legolas_Katarn (15592 posts) -

[QUOTE="Legolas_Katarn"]Was able to get mine along with my artbook. One of the first lines, "let's kill this dastard...." They really need to stop doing that. Please don't have any "moldy onions" in this game. I'm missing the fan translation of Fire Emblem 4 already.Meinhard1
Well, the reviews have said spoken highly of the game's localization, so hopefully this error is anomalous.

It's not an error, it's just stupidity. Ever since Fire Emblem 9 or 10 they started to spell bastard as dastard and to replace any other kind of swears with phrases like "moldy onions" to replace damn. The more sensible thing would be to just write a script without any kind of swearing.

#54 Posted by darkspineslayer (19625 posts) -

[QUOTE="Meinhard1"][QUOTE="Legolas_Katarn"]Was able to get mine along with my artbook. One of the first lines, "let's kill this dastard...." They really need to stop doing that. Please don't have any "moldy onions" in this game. I'm missing the fan translation of Fire Emblem 4 already.Legolas_Katarn

Well, the reviews have said spoken highly of the game's localization, so hopefully this error is anomalous.

It's not an error, it's just stupidity. Ever since Fire Emblem 9 or 10 they started to spell bastard as dastard and to replace any other kind of swears with phrases like "moldy onions" to replace damn. The more sensible thing would be to just write a script without any kind of swearing.

I think its dumb too. What does swearing get you from the ESRB, a T rating? It's already a T, and its not like kids should play the game anyways.
#55 Posted by Legolas_Katarn (15592 posts) -

[QUOTE="Legolas_Katarn"]

[QUOTE="Meinhard1"] Well, the reviews have said spoken highly of the game's localization, so hopefully this error is anomalous.darkspineslayer

It's not an error, it's just stupidity. Ever since Fire Emblem 9 or 10 they started to spell bastard as dastard and to replace any other kind of swears with phrases like "moldy onions" to replace damn. The more sensible thing would be to just write a script without any kind of swearing.

I think its dumb too. What does swearing get you from the ESRB, a T rating? It's already a T, and its not like kids should play the game anyways.

This sums it up nicely

#56 Posted by darkspineslayer (19625 posts) -
Anyone know how to use a Reeking Box? I want to grind the last few levels on my cavilears before I promote them, without doing the download map 30 times.
#57 Posted by Wanderer5 (25702 posts) -

It's not an error, it's just stupidity. Ever since Fire Emblem 9 or 10 they started to spell bastard as dastard and to replace any other kind of swears with phrases like "moldy onions" to replace damn. The more sensible thing would be to just write a script without any kind of swearing.

Legolas_Katarn

Well that dumb. I pretty sure I heard Sully say damn a couple times through.

#58 Posted by Sora278 (1495 posts) -

[QUOTE="Legolas_Katarn"]

It's not an error, it's just stupidity. Ever since Fire Emblem 9 or 10 they started to spell bastard as dastard and to replace any other kind of swears with phrases like "moldy onions" to replace damn. The more sensible thing would be to just write a script without any kind of swearing.

Wanderer5

Well that dumb. I pretty sure I heard Sully say damn a couple times through.

She said *astard in the demo I am pretty sure.

#59 Posted by Legolas_Katarn (15592 posts) -

[QUOTE="Wanderer5"]

[QUOTE="Legolas_Katarn"]

It's not an error, it's just stupidity. Ever since Fire Emblem 9 or 10 they started to spell bastard as dastard and to replace any other kind of swears with phrases like "moldy onions" to replace damn. The more sensible thing would be to just write a script without any kind of swearing.

Sora278

Well that dumb. I pretty sure I heard Sully say damn a couple times through.

She said bastard in the demo I am pretty sure.

As I get further in based on the dialogue I'm starting to think that might have just been a joke at the expense of the last few games (never did play Fire Emblem 12 though since it stayed in Japan).
#60 Posted by Sora278 (1495 posts) -

Yes!  I got it!  Art book too!

#61 Posted by Kaze_no_Mirai (11232 posts) -
You guys are lucky. I've been on vacation outside of the US for a while now and they won't be getting the first shipment 'till the 15th :( and I really don't want to buy digital
#62 Posted by Sora278 (1495 posts) -

People should really just wait. lol 

Anyways, why is there still no gay marriage in Fire Emblem?  It is 2013, come on.

#63 Posted by darkspineslayer (19625 posts) -

People should really just wait. lol 

Anyways, why is there still no gay marriage in Fire Emblem?  It is 2013, come on.

Sora278
What would it add to the game? The fact the characters can procreate plays a part in the story anyways.
#64 Posted by ANIMEguy10034 (4734 posts) -

My local Gamestops, Targets, and Best Buys do not have it yet. I shall check again on Friday.

I could download it now, but I hate how it's tied to the 3DS and its cartridge art makes me want the physical copy.

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It's so simple yet amazing.

#65 Posted by Kaze_no_Mirai (11232 posts) -
Agreed that cartridge artwork is pretty awesome
#66 Posted by Legolas_Katarn (15592 posts) -

People should really just wait. lol 

Anyways, why is there still no gay marriage in Fire Emblem?  It is 2013, come on.

Sora278
Ike and Soren were close.
#67 Posted by TheBlackKnight3 (1586 posts) -

Anyone know how to use a Reeking Box? I want to grind the last few levels on my cavilears before I promote them, without doing the download map 30 times.darkspineslayer

On the map, press X, go to inventory, and then use it. You can even activate it from the convoy.

#68 Posted by Sora278 (1495 posts) -

Ike and Soren were close.Legolas_Katarn

I am trying to get those games still so I wouldn't know. >.>

#69 Posted by El_Zo1212o (6010 posts) -
Just finished Chapter 9. F*CKING WOW! [spoiler] I refused to sacrifice the Exalt. [/spoiler]
#70 Posted by Sora278 (1495 posts) -

*sigh* Never play Advance Wars before Fire Emblem.  You really are not used to perma-death.

#71 Posted by Pixel-Perfect (5778 posts) -

My play time is at 23:59. 

 So in the three days I've had it, I've spent almost exactly a third of my time playing it. :shock: 

No regrets. :P

#72 Posted by El_Zo1212o (6010 posts) -

My play time is at 23:59. 

 So in the three days I've had it, I've spent almost exactly a third of my time playing it. :shock: 

No regrets. :P

Pixel-Perfect
18 hours for me. I haven't closed the game since it finished downloading.
#73 Posted by hyperjj3000 (973 posts) -
I havent been able to get my hands on a copy yet! Im not gonna download it because i want/like the box.
#74 Posted by darkspineslayer (19625 posts) -

My play time is at 23:59. 

 So in the three days I've had it, I've spent almost exactly a third of my time playing it. :shock: 

No regrets. :P

Pixel-Perfect
My god, I've been playing it almost non-stop and I'm only at 18:46 0_0 though with resets I'm fairly sure it's really been another several hours. What chapter are you on pixel?
#75 Posted by Sora278 (1495 posts) -

My god, I've been playing it almost non-stop and I'm only at 18:46 0_0 though with resets I'm fairly sure it's really been another several hours. What chapter are you on pixel?darkspineslayer

Only several hours?  I restart like crazy as soon as someone dies.  They keep on getting critical hits!!!!!!!!!!

#76 Posted by El_Zo1212o (6010 posts) -

[QUOTE="darkspineslayer"]My god, I've been playing it almost non-stop and I'm only at 18:46 0_0 though with resets I'm fairly sure it's really been another several hours. What chapter are you on pixel?Sora278

Only several hours?  I restart like crazy as soon as someone dies.  They keep on getting critical hits!!!!!!!!!!

I do the same, but the only critical hit I've taken was because I hadn't realized that one enemy was carrying a Killing Edge. So what is everyone doing with their avatars? I got him up to level 20 and used a Second Seal to turn him into a myrmidon.
#77 Posted by Tu2lauj (35 posts) -

Just got mines yesterday from gamestop, they told me that they've received their first shipment and the next shipment will be tomorrow. 

#78 Posted by takspeed (219 posts) -

Finally got my hands on fire emblem yesterday and havent gotten a chance to check it out.  Probably gonna try it tonight, cant wait :)

#79 Posted by Pixel-Perfect (5778 posts) -

[QUOTE="Pixel-Perfect"]

My play time is at 23:59. 

 So in the three days I've had it, I've spent almost exactly a third of my time playing it. :shock: 

No regrets. :P

darkspineslayer

My god, I've been playing it almost non-stop and I'm only at 18:46 0_0 though with resets I'm fairly sure it's really been another several hours. What chapter are you on pixel?

 

I think I was on chapter 15. 

Anyways, I got my first street pass hit! :D 

#80 Posted by ANIMEguy10034 (4734 posts) -

Still waiting for my copy... :(

#81 Posted by BigBen11111 (1528 posts) -

Last night, I got a e-mail from cduniverse, my copy of FEA is being shiped, can't wait.

#82 Posted by ANIMEguy10034 (4734 posts) -

I walked to 7 stores during this blizzard, each one claiming that they have copies, and coming out empty-handed because they either ran out or only had downloadable codes. It was the last store that finally told me that they'll have more copies by the end of the month.

Is it worth the download? I feel like cancelling my pre-order and downloading it, but I would much rather have the physical copy knowing that it's not tied to my 3DS and I won't loose it if anything happens to my handheld.

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I hope Nintendo is aware of these delays.

#83 Posted by getsmizacked (51 posts) -

^^^^^ Bro, just get the physical copy.

 

If anyone lives in the SF Bay Area, specifically around Fremont I have an extra copy I don't need.

#84 Posted by Legolas_Katarn (15592 posts) -

Is it worth the download? I feel like cancelling my pre-order and downloading it, but I would much rather have the physical copy knowing that it's not tied to my 3DS and I won't loose it if anything happens to my handheld.

With Nintendo I thought that you are able to get your downloads back as long as they are registered on Club Nintendo, which should happen automatically if you signed up for it and register your 3DS/Wii/WiiU. If it works for VC games I don't see why it wouldn't for anything else. If there really isn't a way to get it back, then damn, I really feel bad for the people that try to defend the way Nintendo does things.
#85 Posted by Zassimick (6456 posts) -

Got my copy of the game a couple days ago along with a copy of Ni No Kuni. Never played a Fire Emblem title until now but I've gotta say that this is a fantastic time, so much fun. 

#86 Posted by tocool340 (20495 posts) -
So.....who here doesn't care about throwing away $40 and would like to gift me a download copy of Fire Emblem?..:P ....oh wait, it can't be gifted like Wii's VC games....:( Guess I'll pick it up whenever I get the funds for it...
#87 Posted by Pixel-Perfect (5778 posts) -

I walked to 7 stores during this blizzard, each one claiming that they have copies, and coming out empty-handed because they either ran out or only had downloadable codes. It was the last store that finally told me that they'll have more copies by the end of the month.

Is it worth the download? I feel like cancelling my pre-order and downloading it, but I would much rather have the physical copy knowing that it's not tied to my 3DS and I won't loose it if anything happens to my handheld.

djgnmsfdhydterty7rtfgcvbnvcvxzgfjdsxcsae :(

I hope Nintendo is aware of these delays.

ANIMEguy10034

 

I think I made the right decision for me. Buying retail games from the eShop is a really unappealing prospect, but I obviously got a lot of playtime with it over my three day weekend as planned. I probably would have spent a lot of that time sulking over my lack of Fire Emblem anyways. :P 

Since you've held out this long already, I would try to hold out for a physical copy... More and more people seem to be getting their hands on them now. Still, this whole situation sucks. Good luck with whatever you decide to do. Either way, it will have been worth the wait, I promise! I haven't finished it yet, but I'm thinking this is my favorite in the series. 

#88 Posted by ANIMEguy10034 (4734 posts) -

Thanks for the replies.

I've decided to play past FE games and familiarize myself with the important characters (Naga?) while I wait for my copy to arrive. The wait is killing me though. :P

I wonder what caused this massive delay...

#89 Posted by AutoPilotOn (8424 posts) -
I picked up my copy with my art book.
#90 Posted by moltenix (2485 posts) -

It seems like this is sold out everywhere in my area. I wasn't planning on getting it right away but after hearing all the positive reviews from critics and people here, I thought I would check it out. Seems like i'm too late though. I've actually been streetpassing a lot of people lately who are playing it right now; lucky them!

I've decided to try out Sacred Stones though. Downloaded it as part of the ambassador program and never touched it. I must say it's surprisingly fun; I don't usually play grid based RPGs but i'm really liking it so far. How does Awakening compare to Sacred Stones? If it's much better, i'm gonna be in for a real treat once it's available again.

#91 Posted by Legolas_Katarn (15592 posts) -

How does Awakening compare to Sacred Stones? If it's much better, i'm gonna be in for a real treat once it's available again.

I'd say it's better, I really like way you can fight in pairs in awakening, that they finally made building supports useful, and after Sacred Stones they brought back skills. I'd say 4, 5, 9, and Awakening (don't know if I'd count it as 11 or 13 with the last two being remakes) are my favorites.
#92 Posted by Meinhard1 (6768 posts) -

They should call it Fire Emblem: Amazing, because that's what this game is.

However, I'm on chapter 11 and worried my party is a bit over powered... 

EDIT: Chapter 10 was just beautiful.  

#93 Posted by Sora278 (1495 posts) -

They should call it Fire Emblem: Amazing, because that's what this game is.

However, I'm on chapter 11 and worried my party is a bit over powered... 

EDIT: Chapter 10 was just beautiful.  

Meinhard1

You have to try levelling other people up.  I only have a few people that have not really been touched.

#94 Posted by El_Zo1212o (6010 posts) -

They should call it Fire Emblem: Amazing, because that's what this game is.

However, I'm on chapter 11 and worried my party is a bit over powered... 

EDIT: Chapter 10 was just beautiful.  

Meinhard1
Chapter 9 totally knocked my socks off.

How does Awakening compare to Sacred Stones? If it's much better, i'm gonna be in for a real treat once it's available again.Legolas_Katarn

I'd say it's better, I really like way you can fight in pairs in awakening, that they finally made building supports useful, and after Sacred Stones they brought back skills. I'd say 4, 5, 9, and Awakening (don't know if I'd count it as 11 or 13 with the last two being remakes) are my favorites.

I bought Sacred Stones on launch day way back in the day. It was my all time favorite GBA game, and I was so sure it would be my favorite Fire Emblem game ever. Then I played FE: Awakening. The story is compelling and the characters are vivid. The support conversations are amusing, and when you get that S rank, they're downright charming. And now you're not limited to just a few per character, either- you can explore the bonds between all the characters a deeply as you care to. It looks like there will likely be a creature campaign at the end of the game, too, so the story doesn't need to end with the final boss. The new mechanics like the dual attack/defend, being able to change classes- even to the point of changing a character's base class, and other additions make this hands-down the best TBS game I've ever played.
#95 Posted by King_Dodongo (3270 posts) -
Well, at least Amazon started receiving copies now.
#96 Posted by Los9090 (7288 posts) -

They should call it Fire Emblem: Amazing, because that's what this game is.

However, I'm on chapter 11 and worried my party is a bit over powered... 

EDIT: Chapter 10 was just beautiful.  

Meinhard1
I always tried to balance my party out, but not to the point where you have 6 or 7 jacked up characters.
#98 Posted by Meinhard1 (6768 posts) -
Gah. Chapter 18 was a cake-walk (the one in the volcano) I've already been delaying some class promotions and have been trying to incorporate some of the lower level characters but my party is just too OP. Maybe it's all the pairing up. I love this mechanic, but it does feel like cheating at times. I'll definitely need to replay this on hard mode at some point.
#99 Posted by BigBen11111 (1528 posts) -

Got my copy yesterday through the mail, & I'm loving it ever since. I got past chapter 3, I prefer to go at my own pace.

Besides, I got bunch of games to be playing too :P.

#100 Posted by TheShadowLord07 (22119 posts) -

how big is the digital release of the game? I cant tell because I dont  have a 3ds and it doesnt say on the site.