Okay, some Samurai Shodown questions:
1) Which of the two Asuras is the real one, Slash or Bust?
And which one had a love affair with Shiki?
2) Amakusa gets split into two versions, one good and one evil, the former which you get to play in SSIV. Do they ever merge back together for SSV, and in turn, SSI and II?
The good Amakusa would probably detest merging with the evil one given the "good" implication, but paradoxically, in one of his SSIV win quotes, he says "When will I become whole?" That indicates that he isn't powerful enough. And his "evil" side would need all the power he could get if he wanted to use Mizuki in SSII, right?
Shura Asura is the real one and rasetsu asura is the one Yuga made.
The one that fell in love with Shiki is the Rasetsu one, but the two of them merged and became Yuda.
And the Amakusa in SS1 is the single one before the split.
In SS2, it's the good version who dies protecting Haohmaru and friends.
Terry adopted Rock at the end of RBFF when Geese plummets to his death.
Lantis, post: 54458 wrote:
AOF 3 was about Robert Garcia trying to help an old friend of his called Freia (a sassy girl who wears a leather jacket and a cap) who wanted to help her friend Wyler, who was suffering from the effects of some drug which made him hella big and hella mean. In the past, Freia's father had abandoned Wyler's father (or something to that extent, don't ask me how or why), so Freia fely compelled to help him. Knowing that Freia couldn't do it alone, Robert accompanies her. Then, Ryo and Yuri go look for Robert to know what's going on.
Karman Cole is like some executive working for Robert's father's (Alberto Garcia) organization, versed well in martial arts. He's asked by the corporation to seek the whereabouts of Robert (seems they don't like the idea of Robert wandering off somewhere).
Kasumi...well, you know her.
Jin Fuha, the big dude, seems to have some beef with Eiji Kisaragi. He can predict the flow "chi" in his opponents.
Lenny Creston and Roddy Birts are a police couple on the outlook for Wyler.
Wang Kohsan...uh forget it. He actually seemed interested in the drug that made Wyler a monster, though.
That's all I could make out from the endings....
Volde, post: 54787 wrote:
I noticed a storyline faq in Gamefaqs.com for Garou games by KLantis, looked at some parts and was confused a bit, mostly about MotW part. MoTW was the last game in AoF-Garou timeline so from where author got information about its "true" ending? Where was it stated that for example Terry defeated Grant and such?
Volde, post: 54789 wrote:
Another question. Are all mangas at most good fanfictions or are some cannonical?
Black Shroud, post: 54790 wrote:
Samurai Shodown / Samurai Spirits storyline expert have arrived here. Feel free to ask anything about the series storyline. I may not know only bits from SS6 because we dont have english-language release yet.
Last Blade, KOF and Samurai Shodown all take place in same universe but in different times.
snkneoshingo2k4, post: 54796 wrote:
Allow me to correct you on this stat Black Shroud.
The King Of Fighters (KOF) does take place in the year in which it takes place (the year the game is released), but not all of them; Kof98 and 2002 do not occur story-wise (they're not canon), because they are dream matches (in other words, ensemble "fanservice" filler fighters).
For the rest, Kof94-97, which depict the Orochi Arc, are set from 1994-1997 (even if the arc truly is set between 95 and 97, 94 counts because it starts the whole scenario behind the Kof tournament), Kof99-2001 (the NESTS Cartel Arc) are set from 1999 to 2001, and finally, Kof2003, XI and XII comprise the Tales of Ash Arc.
Just so you know, after Kof2003, SNKPlaymore decided to mark the subsequent Kofs with numerals, just so fans would truly catch on with the series commercially-wise, and so KofXI is set in 2005, and of course, KofXII is set in 2008.
Black Shroud wrote:
Okay, now than we dealt with KOF problem, anymore Samurai Shodown questions ? Usually I got questions concerning 3D chapters of Samurai Shodown, but there it doesnt seems the case
Black Shroud, post: 54799 wrote:
About "ki" based attacks, under which you mean elemental- or magic-based attack that dont rely on sword itself. In a motion similar with SS Shinsho, SNK decided to give the sword and sword skills most serious role in game and diminish all magic attacks, especially fireballs, as much as possible, to make "sword vs sword" game. Moreso, all the demons and otherworldly creatures together with demon world itself are removed from SS Sen storyline completely; because SNK wanted to create "samurai vs samurai" story.
Now that you've mentioned them Ryuujinha, the truth is that both EX games are not canon for the sole reason of the structure of the games themselves (having not one but two Kof tournaments set during the time of NESTS is absurd, especially since the first one is nothing but filler), but it's only the second and best of the two that could be canon because of the heavy reference in regards of Orochi.
Can I ask you friend, could the idea of Gaia be taken from the second game , cause the first one has nothing to do with Orochi, unlike the second one which has all these mentions of the sacred treasures and such?
Volde, post: 54802 wrote:
Weren`t there more than 3 sacred tresures in EX games? That kinda conflicts with KoF. I liked their idea with a boy chanelling spirit of Geonitz and would like to see him again.
MI games are in their own universe. There were some rumors that MI would continue story of AoF/FF but i hope it`s not true because MIs are already fucked up as far as story goes, gameplay is also stupid imo but whatever.
Whats the point of SS series story? Could anyone(Black Shroud most likely) write a short summary of events during those games?
How so? I mean if you mean the Jyu-Shu Sinpou then that begs the question when did Chizuru create them...seeing that it's a group to handle dealings with Orochi (not to actually put down Orochi since that's the three treasures duty). But still, I'm not getting the whole kinda conflicts with KoF thing you got there.
Well, seeing that the MI games are set only in Southtown, it doesn't have to be in their own universe. And far as story goes, it makes some sense in a way...the funny thing about it is that it's Terry's fault. By putting down Geese twice he opened up a Pandora's box and all the crime-bosses are trying to fight for that power vacuum left by Geese. As far as the whole AoF/FF continuation...I would think of it more as a Southtown continuation. Besides, if you're trying to object also to the whole mystical thing going on with Meira brothers...eeh...that's stretching it a bit. But, heck, what do I know, eh?
Sano, post: 54805 wrote:
I doubt the EX games are canon. Mainly because none of the new characters for that game appeared in KOF's website they tossed up for their 10th Anniversary, they were the only characters that got snubbed. Also, in that big drawing Falcoon did for the 20th Anniversary that features everyone, all of the new EX characters are missing and they are the ONLY characters absent. This is typical stuff companies do when they don't want something to fit into canon.
Black Shroud, post: 54810 wrote:
I have multiple sources of information, both english- and japanese-language. You can go read japanese wikipeda perphaps, or All About SNK, or go listen to some dramas. Also, show me that KLantis faq, honestly I dont remember what it is.
So, Angel and K-9999...no chance in hellz that they'll reappear, eh? I mean, Angel, sure no prob...but they would need to re-vamp K-9999's image to make him usable, eh?