Tacticular Cancer: We'll have your balls

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Let's Pray Generation XTH, desu!

Discussion in 'Codex Playground' started by Ulminati, May 1, 2013.

  1. Ulminati SRB connoisseur Patron

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    The other LP of this seems to have stalled, so I'll take one for the team.
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    Intro below:

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    A little-known catastrophe is unleashed in the recesses of the city.
    Unexplained monsters called 'malforms' attack mankind.
    In recent years, malform attacks have risen exponentially
    To combat these hazards, the government has established a secret police force called the XPD.

    Several years pass...

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    These officers rush off to battle, endangering their lives.

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    Mysterious combatants whose prowress far exceeds that of the XPD.

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    Hinowa Collaborative Academy in Hinowa district, Tokyo

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    But that spot has the most paranormal activity in the entire region.

    Is this some kind of mistake?
    Or someone's prank?
    And what awaits you there. . . ?




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    Dun dun duuuuuunh!

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    Generation XTH: Code Hazard is a japanese take on wizardry which seems to have garnered praise among the resident weaboos. It's a dungeon-crawling blobber with turn-based combat which is getting a fan-made translation for those of us who cannot into moonspeak. This will be a blind LP, so expect me to fail horribly. We will, of course, be rolling with a Kodex Kool Krew. Details on how to make your character follow in a bit.


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    [​IMG] I have something that I must show you today.
    Once the evening bell has rung, I would lik eyou to come to the entrance of the Students Passage, in Hinowa Institute Park.
    I'm aware of the rumors surrounding the Students Passage, but if you have a little courage you have nothing to worry about.
    I'll be waiting.
    Kanzaki Ken'ichi​



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    Several students from the academy are gathered around.
    Just then, you notice something moving around inside the tunnel.

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    the monsters slowly begin to head this way. . .

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    [​IMG] Looks like it's time to start the show.
    [​IMG] Too bad the villains are just beasts that can't tell a human from a hamburger.
    [​IMG] Sorry, you monsters aren't going to be part of this story!

    [​IMG] Code-Realize!

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    [​IMG] Watch this!!
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    And the monsters are cut to pieces one by one...
    The remaining monsters retreat back into the tunnel.

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    [​IMG] That wasn't even enough for a warm-up.
    [​IMG] By the way, you're the students that got that e-mail from the principal, right?
    [​IMG] What just came to attack you are monsters called Malforms.
    [​IMG] The reality of the rumors lately about weird sightings... Well, you probably won't understand what I'm talking about.
    [​IMG] You might not know what I mean, but I'll ask anyway...
    [​IMG] What did you think when you saw the Malforms? Did you feel anything? Inside?

    [Yes/No]

    [​IMG] Heh, you've got promise. I've no objection to you becoming a member of X Force.
    [​IMG] Sorry, I forgot to introduce myself. I'm Mifune Alice.
    [​IMG] I'm the commander of the Special X Force.
    [​IMG] I'll tell you the details at the command center. Come with me.

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    The students get on the buildings elevator and are taken to a floor not listed on the plaque.

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    [​IMG] Yeah, good work.

    The man looks you over.

    [​IMG] Well, ladies and gentlemen, today must have been quite an experience for you.
    [​IMG] First of all, I wanted to allow you to see the malforms.
    [​IMG] You know who I am, correct?

    [Yes/No]

    [​IMG] Oh, perhaps my first impression wasn't very strong.
    [​IMG] My outward appearance is that of the principal of Hinowa Academy, Kanzaki Ken'ichi.
    [​IMG] But I have another personality, so to speak. That of the chief of the CPO, where you are now.
    [​IMG] I decided to show you all of this today.

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    [​IMG] CPO is an abbreviation for Contemporary Physics Organization, and just as the name suggests, is a special organization that researches the new scientific field of contemporary physics. The Special X Force that I command is a division of the CPO.
    [​IMG] As for the message I sent you...
    [​IMG] That mail went out to anyone with the qualifications to become a member of X Force.
    [​IMG] What's that? How do I know you're qualified?
    [​IMG] There are rigorous entrance exams for Hinowa Academy, as well as inspections of your body and health. The objective of those inspections are essentially to determine which rare youngpeople have the constitution to Code Realize - in other words, Code Realizers.
    [​IMG] Code Realize is the power you saw me use to defeat those malforms earlier.
    [​IMG] We pull superhuman powers from Blood Codes and form weapons from Item Codes that are effective against malforms.
    [​IMG] We have the ability to freely realize and use this power from simple code data. Just like heroes from games and anime, right?
    [​IMG] Only us Code Realizers have the ability yo utilize code within our bodies.
    [​IMG] We've also chosen the best of the best from the XPD, the police, and the SDF, but they don't have the power to code realize. Firearms and other weapons are of no use against malforms.
    [​IMG] People like you, code realizers, are the only ones that can oppose Hazard incidents.
    [​IMG] That's right. And right now, X Force is in desperate need of help. This past year, our primary team members have lost their power, and some have even disappeared...
    [​IMG] I don't know if we cna use you guys or not, but it's a fact that we need new members.
    [​IMG] Chief, Commander Alice.

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    [​IMG] Chief, you mentioned Hazard incidents, but you failed to explain what Hazards are.
    [​IMG] Ah, you're right. Then allow me to switch the duty of explanation over to Kaito.
    [​IMG] If you'll excuse me.
    [​IMG] Understood, sir.
    [​IMG] Hello, everyone. I'm Saeki Kaito. I am currently second-in-command of X-force.
    [​IMG] Normally, my duties are to support the Chief and Commander Alice...
    [​IMG] Kaito, that's enough of an introduction.
    [​IMG] Haha, sorry.
    [​IMG] Hazard incidents are the term used for the various paranormal incidents occuring around town. The phenomenon called Abyssal, which turns areas into subspace labyrinths, and the malforms that emerge from those locations ar ethe primary examples.
    [​IMG] These Hazard incidents have begun occuring only in the past few years. But recently, casualties have increased exponentially. In response, the government established the special police XPD.
    [​IMG] You know of the XPD, right?

    [Yes/No]

    [​IMG] I see. I thought I heard that even civilians had taken an interest in their investigative activities....
    [​IMG] Actually, the XPD are, like us of X Force, one of the organizations belonging to the CPO. It is safe to say they are the face opposing Hazard incidents to the public, but behind them is us.
    [​IMG] It's important that being behind them means that we're a secret organization.
    [​IMG] Right. The Special X Force is a secret organization. What you have learned today and what you will learn, is a state secret.
    [​IMG] Regardless of whether you become a member or not, we must ask that you say nothing to other civilians, family or classmates.
    [​IMG] Code realize and other X science technology is far more advances thatn the modern standard. If anything is leaked, then there is a possibility that it could cause a minor crisis, or worse.
    [​IMG] If any information gets out, then it is likely everyone who knows it will be captured and forced to undergo memory reassignment.
    [​IMG] Ah, forgive me. I didn't mean to scare you.
    [​IMG] Well, justice is its own reward, as they say.
    [​IMG] You were chosen to be team members. Bear that in mind and please join.




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    Character geneation information follows in a bit. :M
    Undead Phoenix and treave Brofist this.
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  2. Absalom Arcane

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    How is this related to Wizardry? Other than they're the same typeish of rpg?
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  3. Ulminati SRB connoisseur Patron

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    It's a blobber with turn-based combat. I'm going by what the jRPG crowd on the codex have been saying as I've very little experience with this game. :P

    We'll need 6 people in our party to get this thing underway. Character generation is pretty straightforward.

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    First, pick a name for the character as well as a shorter nickname that'll be displayed on their portrait. For this demo, we'll go with Kuroneko-chan, aka "Black Cat".
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    Next up we have to select our type. The type determines starting attribute scores. The attributes are:

    Strength, Intelligence, Piety, Vitality, Agility, Luck, Base AC, Equipment
    Most of these seem fairly straightforward. Equipment determines what types of special equipment the character can use. There are 8 different types to choose from, summarized below:
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    Standard    |  9   8   8   9   8   8   7   All
    Elegant     |  7  10  10   7   8   8   6   Specialized
    Athlete     |  9   7   5   9  13   7   4   Front Row
    Muscle      | 13   6   5  13   6   7  10   Front Row
    Intelligent |  6  13   8   6   8   9   8   Back Row
    Funny       |  7   6   6   7  11  13   5   Specialized
    Spiritual   |  6   8  13   6   6  11   9   Back Row
    Unlucky     |  8   8   8   8  12   6   3   Bad Luck
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    The last two parts of personal information requred is the characters age and alignment.

    Age can be 16, 17 or 18 years. Because this is a japanese game, people outside of high school are mostly background noise. As the character ages, they have an increased chance of losing their ability to Code Realize.

    Alignment can be either Good, Neutral or Evil. Alignment determines what Blood Codes the character qualifies for. Blood Codes are essentially classes. You can also type a custom name for your alignment which appears when you perform some actions. EG:
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    Next up is character appearance. Expect me to turn everyone into hideous, slant-eyed freaks of nature.
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    Next up comes Blood Code, which is basically class selection. It's possible to change your Blood Code later on for multiclassing. You also get a few bonus points you can assign to your attributes (Str, Int, Pie, Vit, Agi, Lck). All classes have minimum requirements for attibutes and some have alignment restrictions as well. There are 8 classes with male/female variations. The
    only difference seems to be the entry requirements. It also seems like male characters cna have a female Blood Code and vice versa.
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    The classes are as follows:
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    So. Roll up your characters below. We need:


    1. Your name and nickname
    2. Your character type (Standard, Elegant, Athlete, Muscle, Intelligentsia, Funny, Spiritual or Unlucky)
    3. Your sex (Male or Female)
    4. Your age (16, 17 or 18 years)
    5. Your alignment (Good, Neutral, Evil) + a short custom name for your alignment if you wish
    6. How you wish to distribute bonus points (assume there are 4-6 points for you to allocate)
    7. Choose the starting class (blood code) you'd like -- please choose it carefully based on your character type, alignment and the way you distributed bonus points; if you choose an inapproriate blood code, your application will be considered void (because that means you cannot into reading, and therefore have no place in a Codexian party).
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  4. Absalom Arcane

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    1. Utility Fag aka Absalammi
    2. Funny
    3. Male
    4. 17
    5. Neutral
    6. Dump enough into intelligence so I qualify for the Joshua bloodcode, rest also into intelligence.
    7. Joshua
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  5. felipepepe Prestigious Gentleman Codex's Heretic Patron

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    1. Pepe
    2. Unlucky
    3. Male
    4. 18
    5. Evil - HUEHUEHUE
    6. Enough INT for Musou code, everything else on strenght
    7. Musou/Samurai
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  6. Undead Phoenix Augur

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    I-I never asked for this! Stupid stupid baka!


    1. Xineoph Daednu (Phoenix)
    2. Standard
    3. Kawaii
    4. 16
    5. G (Nihil)
    6. Class requirements with rest into VIT
    7. Siegfried (B13)
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  7. agentorange Arcane

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    1. Orange
    2. Muscle Spirit
    3. Female
    4. 16
    5. Evil - Futa
    6. Dump everything into PIE.
    7. Angel
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  8. Ulminati SRB connoisseur Patron

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    :bro:

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    2 more slots open. We haven't got anyone who can use WIZ spells and there's room for one more out in front with Phoenix and Pepe
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  9. Cassidy Arcane

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    1. Tupac - Afro Samurai
    2. Spiritual
    3. Male
    4. 18
    5. Neutral Rap Magic
    6. Whatever is the minimum for WIZ and the rest shared between Strength, Piety and Intelligence
    7. Tsukuyomi
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  10. agentorange Arcane

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    :lol:
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  11. Azira Arcane Patron

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    1. Your name and nickname
    Pariah Zeal, Azira

    2. Your character type: Elegant

    3. Your sex Male

    4. Your age 16

    5. Your alignment Neutral I don't give a fig whether you're evil or goody two-shoes. I'll just be standing here in the shadows, killing stuff. :smug:

    6. How you wish to distribute bonus points
    By order: Agi +3>Luck+2>AC the rest

    7. Choose the starting class
    Kamui
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  12. Crooked Bee Nyadmin Patron

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    Codex 2014 MCA Serpent in the Staglands Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2
    The Generation XTH games are spiritual successors to Wizardry Xth: Academy of Frontier (2005) and Wizardry Xth 2: Unlimited Student (2006) on the PS2. Those were official Wizardry games.

    Here's what the guy doing the fan translation for this game wrote elsewhere:

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  13. Azira Arcane Patron

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    Seems the party setup will be along the lines of
    psi user
    samurai
    paladin
    healer
    wizard
    assassin

    This should be good. I think the Siegfried will become our main tank, with the Musou taking the second tanking spot. :avatard:
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  14. lightbane Liturgist

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    Cool! It is back! :love:

    I would like to try this:


    1. Name: Kaworu (nickname: Lightbane)
    2. Athlete
    3. Male
    4. 16
    5. Good (Homolust)
    6. Whatever is more adequate
    7. Hakka

    EDIT: Dammit, I was too slow :decline: Oh well, consider me a reserve character if necessary.
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  15. Absalom Arcane

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    Ah. I only remember the earlier ones where the only constant was constantly trolling the player.
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  16. Corporate_Jew_Master Arcane

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    WHERE IS THE FUCKING DL LINK
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    Codex 2012 Serpent in the Staglands Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2
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  18. Corporate_Jew_Master Arcane

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    Can't brofist or post tits, so have my gratitude instead bro.
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  19. Ulminati SRB connoisseur Patron

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    Expect updatan tonight. There is permadeath in the game, so it's possible we'll need replacement codexians eventually.
    Absalom Brofists this.
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  20. Ulminati SRB connoisseur Patron

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    CRITICAL FAILURE!

    I tried using a fraps/shareX combo to do screenshots. Turns out the sharex screenshots got horribly mutilated by imgur and the fraps ones failed to save. I guess I'm restarting the LP once I sort this out.
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  21. Azira Arcane Patron

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    And the party is dying to a pack of manti and vorpal bunnies. :lol:
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    Codex 2014 MCA Serpent in the Staglands Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2
    Well, this is a Wizardry game*. ;)

    (* Wizardry game = dying all the way from the early levels to the endgame)
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  24. Ulminati SRB connoisseur Patron

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    Fucking mantii are overpowered. The manual said that the game data was autosaved at the start of entering dungeons, so I tried a soft reset. Which resulted in everything being wiped. Rolling characters... again. :(

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    What is this faggotry? I rolled up everyone and now there are two duplicates of everyone. Except I can only add one set of them to the party. Japanese games are confusing meh. :(

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    Ok, they're still stuck in the dungeon. Mounting impromptu rescue operation
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  25. felipepepe Prestigious Gentleman Codex's Heretic Patron

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    I like how vorpal bunnies are REALLY vorpal and will kill if they land a critical hit.
    Insta-kill enemies at lv 1. :incline:
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