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It Just Keeps Going 2 (The Exhaustion Is Real)

Posted by Lab Member 0579 , Jun 24 2016 · 222 views

Yeah, ranting about Bleach again. Maybe I should just come up with a standard title for these entries so those skimming by know what it’s going to be without actually looking…oh, what if I did one every week and called it Laundry Day? You know, cause…you use bleach…in laundry…

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Now That's What I Call Unchained! (Update!)

Posted by Lab Member 0579 , Jun 16 2016 · 232 views
Kingdom Hearts
Kingdom Hearts Unchained X is doing a bunch of special events to celebrate the new II.8 trailer and demo at E3, as well as being released all across Europe!

-For starters, 25 new story quests were added! This wraps up the Olympus Coliseum story (already?) and gives you another Orichalcum, so there are now just enough Orichalcum to get all five currently-available Keyblades to their third tier! (Third-tier Olympia looks so cool, and it has 16 gauges!)

-The 600 jewel Daily Deal has been enhanced, now guaranteeing five star medals! This is of course a limited time offer, and be aware that the medals you get from this won’t necessarily be…good. I got a 5 Star Tidus today.

-There’s also a new VIP quest for those who buy the 3000 jewel pack, giving you medals to evolve and boost your medals, but who can afford that?

-For a limited time, ALL AP costs are 1! Every single quest, no matter what it is, even Raid Bosses, only costs 1 AP! Time to grind!

-Perhaps best of all, just log in over the next week and you get a free HD Aqua Medal! This 5 Star Medal depicts Master Aqua’s II.8 render, has great stats (at about half-way to Level 80 it’s already outclassed two of the Magic Medals I’ve been using), and its special deals 7 hits at x2.90…and only costs 1 special gauge!! (The only downside is that it only hits one random target, but that can easily be worked around!) Seriously, I just saw someone who got it to 6 Star Level 100, and it has 7000 strength and nearly as much defense! Master freaking Aqua, everybody!

This is great and I love it and I need to go level up and evolve this Medal now bye.

UPDATE: They just started up another event, this one giving you a chance to get three new Medals: KH3D Sora, KH3D Riku, and Meow Wow! Unlike the Snow White and Dwarves event, these evolve like normal medals, so the bare minimum number you'll need to Guilt them is seven of each. Which is good, because it is not at all likely you'll be seeing many Soras or Rikus. You will, however, find yourself with dozens of Meow Wows. Thank God everything's 1 AP right now...anyway, I'm told they'll be really powerful Medals, but they are Low Tier Guilt and their specials all cost a whopping 4 gauges each, so it's up to you. You might as well Guilt them if you can, though.


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Total Eclipse of My Wallet

Posted by Lab Member 0579 , Jun 14 2016 · 262 views

Battle Royal was just announced for Sun and Moon and OH MY GOSH

I mean I might never actually get to fight one but OH MY GOSH

I love all the updates to the interface, these games might really feel like a culmination like ORAS did...as opposed to X and Y...

I'm really interested in this talk about guardian deities for the four islands. Are they Legendary Pokemon or something else? Is Tapu Koko the name of a Pokemon, or will it end up having a different actual name?

It looks like Sun and Moon could have a huge myth presence in them, which is just what a Sinnoh-lover like me has always wanted. I need to start scraping together some cash...


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(Semi) Maxed Medal!

Posted by Lab Member 0579 , Jun 13 2016 · 148 views

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Unchained gave us a lot of boost Medals this month, so my Guilted Goofy now has maxed out strength and defense and minimized cost!

The only way this can get stronger is if I can get a better Guilt percentage (Low Tier, so best possible is 25%). I might give that a try, but that's random so who knows.

I've reduced cost on enough Medals that I could put a third 6 star medal on both Treasure Trove and Lady Luck, but...I don't know. I'm not sure if any of the Medals I have right now are necessarily Medals I'm going to want to keep for a long time (with the exception of Kairi, but being a buff Medal I've been told it might be wiser to leave that at 5 star). Meh, maybe I'll hold out and hope for some nice Reversed Medals on my next pull. (Still don't have even a single one! D: )


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Okoto 579 Spin-Off!

Posted by Lab Member 0579 , Jun 10 2016 · 197 views

Yes the main stories for this year are dreadfully overdue but whatever that’s not important right now.

As teased previously, Karios has been working on a spin-off for the series featuring his character Max. It will show him working his way across Okoto to settle into the role of being the new Mask Maker, and may also have a few hints toward the future sprinkled in along the way.

The story is in progress, but he is looking for some feedback and has posted the first piece over in short stories! Please take a look and give him some comments to work with!


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More Like E2.8

Posted by Lab Member 0579 , Jun 08 2016 · 213 views

Rather than wait until E3 Square Enix gave us a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts II.8 today!

The section for Dream Drop Distance is pretty straight forward. It certainly looks lovely, but I do find myself wishing there would be new content in this rather than a simple facelift.

The 0.2 section lets us see Aqua in action in the KH3 engine, and it looks pretty darn awesome! Looks like the Command Style has been altered for the new mechanics (maybe this is how Keyblade Transformations will function in III?), and, of course, she has plenty of extremely powerful magic. Didn't see any Flowmotion, though. There's also a surprise appearance, though I'm fairly certain it's just some kind of illusion to mess with poor Aqua. #saveMasterAqua2ksoon

The section for Back Cover is really wild. This is our first real look at what it...well, looks like, and it looks just as nice as 0.2. Which is a far cry from the limited sprites of Unchained X! I'm really curious to know who's voicing these characters, but that could be a spoiler and is probably being saved for a later date. The Foretellers seem interesting: we've known that Vulpes will be important for a while, and now it's looking like Unicornis and Ursus are taking more active roles. Anguis and Leopardus seem to be hanging back for now. What really surprises me, though, is the body language of the Sixth Apprentice, at least in the scene where he's talking to Unicornis. He seems so...not Xehanort like! That's promising!

The big shock is that the game is apparently getting a worldwide release. I mean, sure there's not as many new lines to record, but still, this is a first for the series, maybe even the company? It's pretty neat!

Now if I could only afford a PS4.


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The Creatures Are the Gen 2 Exo-Toa

Posted by Lab Member 0579 , Jun 07 2016 · 254 views

1. Extra armor you buy separately

2. Used in the second year story

3. Pretty cool

4. Probably going to be swiftly discarded and rarely if ever seen again


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Power And Hair Are Intimately Linked You Know

Posted by Lab Member 0579 , Jun 05 2016 · 176 views

Things that need to be done for Divine Strength: improve characters, settle on worldbuilding details, structure plot, actual work

Things I’m focusing on for Divine Strength: the Queen of Light’s hair color

Yeah. The idea is that some Queens, when their body is charged with magic during the fusion of the human soul and the deity soul, have their hair color altered to a specific color. In the case of the Queen of Light, that color changes over the course of her life, acting as a gauge for how much of her natural lifespan is left. It starts out red, then shifts to orange after a few years, then on to yellow, green, blue, indigo, and finally violet for the years leading up to her death. The origin of this idea was stupid, but I feel like it’s interesting (if possibly silly) so I wanted to keep it. Plus, the novel plot involves a way for the Queens to lose their power, and I like the idea of the color draining from Light’s hair to show this.

But recently I remembered that violet light has more energy and red light has less, so now I’m thinking it might make more sense to reverse the order above. That way it looks like the energy is gradually seeping away over time instead of intensifying for some reason. Of course, I’m always hesitant to make changes, and this would mean the Queen of Light in the novel will have purple or indigo or blue hair, which seems a lot more…anime. And that could be detrimental. (Then again, I’m already saying the Queen of the Sea has hair the color of the ocean, so…)

Well, while I’m at it: I have an idea for the next chapter of Beyond Ruin. Rather than focusing on Light and Sea like I previously said, I’m thinking of doing something with Land (with appearances from Sky and Knowledge) to test out that one concept I was talking about, that the Magic of the World reacts to people’s feelings and beliefs. I just need to find the motivation to write it, which is something I’m really just not feeling lately…so, no clue when it’ll be up, but it’s in the works I guess.


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The Heart of the Sea

Posted by Lab Member 0579 , May 31 2016 · 231 views

June…doesn’t really mean anything special.

Except now it does, because it means you can get Manaphy over Mystery Gift! This is far less convoluted than that egg nonsense from when it was first made available!

Also, when you get your Manaphy, be sure to leave it at the day care with Ditto—that’s the only way you can get the not-exactly-Legendary Pokémon Phione!

721 HERE WE COME!


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Medal Working

Posted by Lab Member 0579 , May 28 2016 · 170 views

Unchained X has been out for a while now, but I finally managed to activate Guilt for the first time!

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Well, the English version calls it Special Attack Bonus or something, but that's long and generic. So, Guilt. See that little purple crystal thing? That's active Guilt!

Man, that took a while. Lots of Munny, lots of Medals--EXP, evolution, Goofys...Guilt is difficult. I have another Goofy I might evolve and merge onto this to try for a new Guilt percentage, but since this Medal is Low Guilt it can't increase much anyway.

This might be all I do with Guilt for a while. Most of the Medals I'm using come from the Shop, so I really can't Guilt them unless I spend a lot of jewels and get really lucky. But, eventually they'll be adding that Fantasia Mickey and Brooms Medal which lets you add one orb/activate Guilt on any medal...

Oh, also, Adamant Ore Quests are up. The one now advertises Lady Luck, and one of the objectives requires it (for Avatar Coins), but heads-up: you can use that Adamant on any Keyblade. (Except Olympia.) Lady Luck +21 isn't bad, but the only Medal type boost it gets is one Reverse Medal boost, which I cannot use so I kind of regret it. You may want to do some research to pick which Keyblade you want to get to +21 first!






Recent Works and Writing Collections

Beyond Ruin: Part 6 (12/7)
A set of short pieces building characters and a world for an original idea I'm working on.

Shooting Star Sonia 2: Tribe: Chapter 20 (3/13)
A Mega Man Star Force fanfic, with Harp Note as the protagonist instead of Mega Man.

Glimpse of Horizons (4/4)
A pilot testing out a new version of a very old idea, and the heroine who will lead the way.



Full Library
One big collection of everything.

Okoto 579
A few connected G2 stories.

Divine Strength Collection
An original idea I'm trying to build.

FFFC Collection
Flash fiction from when we had contests for that.

Unsorted Works
What doesn't fit into the above three collections.

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