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Hironobu Sakaguchi, a designer at Square (the company who developed Final Fantasy), was essentially creating what he saw as a magnum opus. After his lack of success with previous Square titles (nearly leading to its bankruptcy), this was his final attempt to live out his fantasy of developing games. From Wikipedia: Though often attributed to the company ...


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I recently read this Destructiod article detailing why Sakaguchi decided to call the game Final Fantasy. The article states that he wanted to use the abbreviation "FF" because it rolls off the tongue nicely in Japanese. According to Sakaguchi, the team wanted a title that had a simple abbreviation in the Roman alphabet (FF) and a four-syllable ...


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Final Fantasy VII, as you probably already know, originally started as a game. There have been several installments as either games or animes. With regards to story in chronological order, there is a game set a year after the events in Advent Children. It's called Final Fantasy VII - Dirge of Cerberus. Vincent Valentine is the main protagonist in this game. ...


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The anime is Final Fantasy: Unlimited. It was my favorite back then. Synopsis from MyAnimeList Ai and Yu, after reading their parent's research and after their parents' disappearance, they decided to go on search for them. They ride a strange train to the Inner World in search of their parents and meets up with Lisa in the train and together they begin ...


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Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within A planet is overrun by a mysterious group of creatures that infect and destroy all life on Earth. Only the determination of a single woman to find a cure will prevent the world from slowly being eaten away. Yet there are those from within who are impatient for results and will do anything to win this war.


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It is known that there are various account on what happened in Nibelheim. The scene where Sephiroth falls into the Mako stream in the reactor was different. In the original FFVII, This could possibly because the scene in the game was based on Cloud's memory, thus it might be a bit hazy. In other words, he might not remember it correctly (the game version of ...


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Most probably, yes. Here's Ultimecia's original script in Japanese: アルティミシア 「おまえの思う、最も強い者を召喚してやろう」 「おまえが強く思えば思うほど、」 「それは、おまえを苦しめるだろう」 「ふふっ」 translated to: Ultimecia "Let me summon the one you think is the strongest thing." "The stronger you think it is," "the more it will torment you." "Heh heh." This is because Squall admired and ...


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There are indeed allot of manga/novel/manwha adaptions of Final fantasy games,anime and movies and there are indeed some with alternate content to the already known storys or even totaly new storys. As found on final fantasy released media wiki Many Final Fantasy games have been adapted as novels and manga series. With the advent of the Internet, web ...


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After reading the information on Gunblade wiki, Squall's - and Seifer's - Gunblades do contain a barrel that runs through the sword. When the trigger is pulled, it emits a shockwave that deals additional damage when it strikes the enemy. In Final Fantasy VIII gunblades have a sword blade with a gun action built into the hilt, the barrel running inside ...


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Anima was indeed the final aeon. As for why Seymour didn't use it, well, Seymour started the pilgrimage when he was still very young with his mother and he was not aware of the final aeon and the final summoning back then. When his mother finally revealed her plan to become the final aeon so for the sake of Seymour, it left him devastated. He broke off the ...


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This is the explanation given by Hiroki Chiba (Scenario Writer) for the phrase: The number "9" is the last single-digit number so it symbolizes the “end”. The phrase is a unique abstract mythological expression which means the end of 3 signifies the end of the world (collapse of the cycle of death and rebirth). The unification of Orience, the end of ...


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As @Kai has mentioned, it is ambiguous and you'll have to make your own judgement call. I've written down a good chunk of information that may convince you either way. Disclaimer: I believe it is blitzball which came first, but I have tried to make this balanced Timeline: 1000 Years Ago: Machina War, Destroyal of Old Zanarkand End of Machina War: ...


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I don't know what the writers had in mind for this at the time that scene was written in Final Fantasy VII when it came out in 1997, but the 2004 cell phone game Before Crisis -Final Fantasy VII- explains how Sector 6 was destroyed. This game was never released in English, so I'm relying on the wikia for this information. In that game, the player controls a ...


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As you can remember (or according to this Wikia article), Sephiroth's goal is to become god-like being, gathering a lot of energy. According to this article, actual name of Bizzaro Sephiroth is "Rebirth Sephiroth", and this is more like intermediate form in his transformation to something more powerful, than he was before. Initial stage of transformation ...


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According to the Wikia they do live together Concerned with this new development, Rufus attempts to make contact with the now retired members of AVALANCHE, specifically with Cloud Strife, who now lives in the newly built city of Edge with another AVALANCHE member, Tifa Lockhart, and two children, Marlene Wallace and Denzel, who is infected with Geostigma. ...


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Orience in Final Fantasy Type-0 does not reside on Gran-Pulse from Final Fantasy XIII. The commonalities that are seen between Final Fantasy Type-0 and Final Fantasy XIII is due to both games being apart of the Fabula Nova Crystallis series. While they share common mythology, they are do not exist within the same universe. This was explained during the ...


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Some sort of blank round most likely, a ten gauge round half full of powder would have a recoil like a 12 gauge. Also all the unburnt powder would make an explosion like that seen in game, and the primer going off would provide the noise. Without projectile = less recoil and noise per gram of powder. As for the powder, probably a custom mix that would ...


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The Invincible does not take form of an eye - it contains an "eye" built into the ship. According to ancient Terran recordings at the ruins of Oeilvert, the Invincible was developed many times to refine it into a perfect tool of war. The final version was entrusted to Garland, who recognized its potential as a weapon. The Invincible's underside contains a ...


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After doing a little bit if research, I came to the conclusion that Dr. Cid never entered Giruvegan; he merely only discovered it. There is not much knowledge to Cid's history prior to the events in Final Fantasy XII, but Cidolfus Demen Bunansa sheds some light on his past Not much is known about Cid's life before the events of Final Fantasy XII. He ...


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Anima is his Final Aeon, though he never wanted to challenge Sin until he grew up and realized the power Sin had over Spira. After he realized that he decided he wanted to become Sin, and for that he needed Yuna. Although, there is an unpopular theory that, because Seymour never completed his Pilgrimage (that much is stated in the temples) his talents were ...


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http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/Dream_Zanarkand As far as I know, this is left somewhat ambiguous. Dream Zanarkand is based upon the memories of people that lived there, yet it is clearly also different from the actual Zanarkand. But we can also consider that Yu Yevon was supposed to be contemporary with the true Zanarkand. He does not seem to be ...


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It's probably "Ajanouha ihtan!", which means "Everyone under!" There's a forum thread on GameFAQs about this particular question. Post #8 by erict1628, It's "Ajanouha ihtan!", which means "Everyone under!" in Al Bhed. Cid is telling everyone to get to the Airship because he's going to level Home. but Post #10 by Fallacia (an Al Bhed expert), ...


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While exactly what Yevon did to the Al Bhed was never revealed in Final Fantasy X, this information was eventually revealed in Final Fantasy X-2.5. Final Fantasy X-2.5 is a novel sequel to Final Fantasy X-2 written by Kazushige Nojima who had written the scenario for Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2. It was released on December 26th, 2013 to ...


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