History Trivia / FinalFantasyXIII

24th Aug '16 2:32:25 AM Wolfberries
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* DawsonCasting: Zigzagged with Hope's voice actor, Vincent Martella. He was 18 when the first game came out in English while Hope was supposed to be 14 in-game. In ''XIII-2'', Hope was aged up to 24, meaning Martella was actually younger than him, inverting the trope. Then in ''Lightning Returns'' Hope was de-aged back to 14 while Martella was 21 by now.

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* DawsonCasting: Zigzagged with Hope's voice actor, Vincent Martella. He was 18 17 when the first game came out in English while Hope was supposed to be 14 in-game. In ''XIII-2'', Hope was aged up to 24, meaning Martella was actually younger than him, inverting the trope. Then in ''Lightning Returns'' Hope was de-aged back to 14 while Martella was 21 by now.
24th Aug '16 2:30:09 AM Wolfberries
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* DawsonCasting: Zigzagged with Hope's voice actor, Vincent Martella. He was 18 when the first game came out in English while Hope was supposed to be 14 in-game. In ''XIII-2'', Hope was aged up to 24, meaning Martella was actually younger than him, inverting the trope. Then in ''Lightning Returns'' Hope was de-aged back to 14 while Martella was 22 by now.

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* DawsonCasting: Zigzagged with Hope's voice actor, Vincent Martella. He was 18 when the first game came out in English while Hope was supposed to be 14 in-game. In ''XIII-2'', Hope was aged up to 24, meaning Martella was actually younger than him, inverting the trope. Then in ''Lightning Returns'' Hope was de-aged back to 14 while Martella was 22 21 by now.
17th Jul '16 6:54:17 PM RAMChYLD
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* BadExportForYou: While Europe and The Americas gets to choose between the US and Japanese soundtrack on the Steam version of the game, Asians got settled with a version that was Japanese only.
17th Jul '16 6:51:39 PM RAMChYLD
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* BadExportForYou: While Europe and The Americas gets to choose between the US and Japanese soundtrack on the Steam version of the game, Asians got settled with a version that was Japanese only.
21st May '16 9:48:30 PM nombretomado
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* KillerApp: Or, it was supposed to be. Its absence for the first ''four years'' of the PS3's lifespan, as well as its hop to international multi-platform release, has blunted its impact. Total sales of the game are more-or-less on par with ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'' (which is no mean feat on the Playstation 3, which has the lowest userbase of the Big 3 consoles of this generation.)

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* KillerApp: Or, it was supposed to be. Its absence for the first ''four years'' of the PS3's [=PS3=]'s lifespan, as well as its hop to international multi-platform release, has blunted its impact. Total sales of the game are more-or-less on par with ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'' (which is no mean feat on the Playstation 3, which has the lowest userbase of the Big 3 consoles of this generation.)
8th May '16 11:34:01 AM DrakeClawfang
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* DawsonCasting: Zigzagged with Hope's voice actor, Vincent Martella. He was 18 when the first game came out in English while Hope was supposed to be 14 in-game. In ''XIII-2'', Hope was aged up to 24, meaning Martella was actually younger than him, inverting the trope. Then in ''Lightning Returns'' Hope was de-aged back to 14 while Martella was 22 by now.
12th Apr '16 4:59:21 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatVoice:
** Snow is [[Anime/CodeGeass Schneizel]].
** Hope is [[WesternAnimation/PhineasandFerb Phineas]]. In Chapter 9, Vincent Martella even uses his Phineas voice in a flashback.
** [[spoiler: Orphan]] [[Creator/HiroShimono evolved]] from being [[Manga/TheWorldGodOnlyKnows the god of conquest]] to ''a god''.
** Cid in both Japanese and English is [[VideoGame/BlazBlue Hazama]].
** Lieutenant Amodar is [[Manga/{{Naruto}} Kakashi]].
** Lightning is [[Franchise/MassEffect Liara T'Soni]]
*** And as of ''[[{{VideoGame/RatchetAndClankIntoTheNexus}} Into the Nexus]]'', she is also Talwyn Apogee.
** Serah is [[VideoGame/SakuraWars not the only one who has sister issues]].
** Galenth Dysley[[spoiler:/Barthandelus]] used to complain that [[VideoGame/SWAT4 you were in his way.]]
** In the Japanese version, [[{{Franchise/SlyCooper}} Carmelita Fox]] takes Dajh away from Sazh.
*** And in the English version, [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyX Lulu]] does the same.
** In the Japanese version, Snow and Hope seemed to have had a falling out since working in the [[Creator/DaisukeOno Phantomhive]] [[Creator/YukiKaji Mansion]] in ''BlackButler''.
** Lightning used to [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII sell flowers]].
27th Nov '15 6:24:48 PM Adept
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** Lightning was originally supposed to have a much more flirtatious and carefree personality, but it was determined that her role required her to be more serious and her original personality was largely transplanted to Fang [[spoiler: [[LightningReturnsFinalFantasyXIII and Lumina.]]]]

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** Lightning was originally supposed to have a much more flirtatious and carefree personality, but it was determined that her role required her to be more serious and her original personality was largely transplanted to Fang [[spoiler: [[LightningReturnsFinalFantasyXIII [[VideoGame/LightningReturnsFinalFantasyXIII and Lumina.]]]]



** The game was to have an extra dungeon, [[http://jul.rustedlogic.net/thread.php?pid=436302#436302 called the Seventh Arc]], a hidden facility designed to train fal'Cie, which contained a superboss named Nemesis. Interestingly, dialogue tied to this dungeon basically lays bare the fact that the party is aware that Barthandelus is manipulating them into becoming stronger, as opposed to it being an elephant in the room in the final game. The dungeon was [[DummiedOut cut]] for time (although it seems to have inspired the Augusta Tower dungeon,) Nemesis is recycled into ''FinalFantasyXIII-2'' as Proto-fal'Cie Adam.

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** The game was to have an extra dungeon, [[http://jul.rustedlogic.net/thread.php?pid=436302#436302 called the Seventh Arc]], a hidden facility designed to train fal'Cie, which contained a superboss named Nemesis. Interestingly, dialogue tied to this dungeon basically lays bare the fact that the party is aware that Barthandelus is manipulating them into becoming stronger, as opposed to it being an elephant in the room in the final game. The dungeon was [[DummiedOut cut]] for time (although it seems to have inspired the Augusta Tower dungeon,) Nemesis is recycled into ''FinalFantasyXIII-2'' ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII2'' as Proto-fal'Cie Adam.
17th Aug '15 3:58:19 AM LahmacunKebab
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** The concept of l'Cie, magic-using humans who mutate into demonic monsters and whose souls solidify into a physical, crystalline form and are forced to fight a war as avatars of {{Physical God}}s are based on [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI Espers]], who are...magic-using, mutated humans whose souls solidify into a physical, crystalline form who were forced to fight a war as avatars of {{Physical God}}s.

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** The concept of l'Cie, magic-using humans who mutate into demonic monsters and whose souls solidify into a physical, crystalline form and are forced to fight a war as avatars of {{Physical God}}s are based on [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI Espers]], who are... magic-using, mutated humans whose souls solidify into a physical, crystalline form who were forced to fight a war as avatars of {{Physical God}}s.
22nd Mar '15 11:05:56 AM daragionthegreat
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** Hope is [[WesternAnimation/PhineasandFerb Phineas]].

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** Hope is [[WesternAnimation/PhineasandFerb Phineas]]. In Chapter 9, Vincent Martella even uses his Phineas voice in a flashback.
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