History Trivia / FinalFantasyVIII

9th Sep '16 3:16:35 PM Druffmaul
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** In the English version, Zell is obsessed with obtaining hot dogs from Balamb Garden's cafeteria. In the original Japanese script, it was 'pan' i.e. sweet bread. It is considered an exotic treat in Japan (introduced when they began trading with Portugal in the 16th century) and comes in flavors such as apple, curry, and melon. It was changed to hot dogs in the English version simply because the pan shown in the ending FMV vaguely resembles hot dog buns.
25th May '16 6:40:49 PM HypnoticMeerkat
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** The French translation, full of [[ArtisticLicense gratuitous English that does not match the original English]], has an item called a [[NineInchNails 9 inch nail]]... described as "the claw of an [[IndustrialMetal industrial monster]]." Guess the French translator must've been a fan then.

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** The French translation, full of [[ArtisticLicense gratuitous English that does not match the original English]], has an item called a [[NineInchNails [[Music/NineInchNails 9 inch nail]]... described as "the claw of an [[IndustrialMetal industrial monster]]." Guess the French translator must've been a fan then.
10th Jul '15 12:42:24 AM Yagami1211
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16th Jan '15 1:23:20 PM blueranger
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Selphie had two additional Limit Breaks in her 'Slot' command: Percentage, a gravity-based attack - that cuts all enemies by 15/16 of their current HP. And Catastrophe - a spell even more powerful than Apocalypse. These can be accessed with a gameshark - and are seen with the Fire spell animation.
** Rinoa's name was initially mistranslated as 'Lenore' in a lot of magazines - and her name is 'Linoa' in the French version of the game.
** Adel was meant to be the final boss of Disc 3 - following the tradition of finishing every Disc with a sorceress battle.
17th Jul '14 5:37:44 AM Laukku
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* NoExportForYou: Unless you have the PC version, there is no way to play the [=ChocoboWorld=] game in international releases unless you import a Japanese [=PocketStation=].

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* NoExportForYou: Unless you have the PC version, version or import a Japanese [=PocketStation=], there is no way to play the [=ChocoboWorld=] game in international releases unless you import a Japanese [=PocketStation=].releases.
25th Jun '14 9:08:08 AM JoieDeCombat
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* {{Fanon}}: Rumors persisted that Ultemecia was an alias used by [[FutureMeScaresMe Rinoa in the future]]. Wibbly wobbly, timey wimey.

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* {{Fanon}}: Rumors persisted {{Fanon}}:
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that Ultemecia Ultimecia was an alias used by [[FutureMeScaresMe Rinoa in the future]]. Wibbly wobbly, timey wimey.wimey.
** Squall's surname of "Leonhart" is commonly supposed to have come from [[NomDeMom his mother]], whose maiden name has never been stated anywhere in the game or its supplementary materials.
27th Apr '14 11:40:08 AM Seraphine
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* NoExportForYou: Unless you have the PC version, there is no way to play the [=ChocoboWorld=] game in international releases unless you import a Japanese [=PocketStation=].
8th Apr '14 12:23:01 AM Rebochan
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* ExecutiveMeddling: ''VideoGame/{{Xenogears}}'' has this game to thank for it's sloppy second disk. In the middle of ''Xenogears''' production, staff and funding was taken from the game in order to work and finance ''Final Fantasy VIII''. This resulted in exposition being narrated in paragraphs instead of actually playing the game and a storyline that wasn't entirely explained in the game too clearly (all but requiring [[UniverseCompendium Perfect Works]] to make sense of things).
20th May '13 9:14:19 PM johnnyfog
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* {{Fanon}}: Rumors persisted that Ultemecia was an alias used by [[FutureMeScaresMe Rinoa in the future]]. Wibbly wobbly, timey wimey.
13th Jan '13 10:17:48 PM nombretomado
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* ExecutiveMeddling: ''{{Xenogears}}'' has this game to thank for it's sloppy second disk. In the middle of ''Xenogears''' production, staff and funding was taken from the game in order to work and finance ''Final Fantasy VIII''. This resulted in exposition being narrated in paragraphs instead of actually playing the game and a storyline that wasn't entirely explained in the game too clearly (all but requiring [[UniverseCompendium Perfect Works]] to make sense of things).
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* ExecutiveMeddling: ''{{Xenogears}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Xenogears}}'' has this game to thank for it's sloppy second disk. In the middle of ''Xenogears''' production, staff and funding was taken from the game in order to work and finance ''Final Fantasy VIII''. This resulted in exposition being narrated in paragraphs instead of actually playing the game and a storyline that wasn't entirely explained in the game too clearly (all but requiring [[UniverseCompendium Perfect Works]] to make sense of things).
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