History Trivia / Xenogears

21st Jun '16 12:28:00 PM Hydrosoul
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* ExecutiveMeddling: Disc 2 is pretty much Executive Meddling: The Game. It became the way it is due to Square cutting some of the funding from Tetsuya Takahashi's team in order to help develop ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII''. See [[http://betweenlifeandgames.com/analyses/history-xenogears-xenosaga-part-1-xenogears/ here]] for details.
20th Mar '16 7:26:11 PM Prfnoff
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* HeyItsThatVoice: So very many in the Japanese version.
** Fei is Creator/HikaruMidorikawa. Ironically, he also plays Ramsus, but goes uncredited for that.
** Elly is Creator/YumiTouma, the only voice actress more prolific than Music/MegumiHayashibara. Seriously, just [[http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=658 check out her credits]].
*** The English voice of Elly is Moira Quirk, best known as the referee from Series/NickelodeonGuts.
** Citan is Creator/HideyukiTanaka, whose roles include [[Franchise/MetalGear Hal "Otacon" Emmerich]].
** Bart is Creator/TomokazuSeki, AKA [[Anime/MobileFighterGGundam Domon Kasshu]] and [[LightNovel/FullMetalPanic Sousuke Sagara]] (among many others).
** Billy is Yuji Ueda, who played [[Anime/MartianSuccessorNadesico Akito Tenkawa]].
** Krellian is Creator/RyotaroOkiayu.
*** Interesting to note is that he's never played the game up until Creator/TomokazuSugita and Creator/YuuichiNakamura presented it to him in [[LetsPlay Tokyo Encounter.]]
24th Aug '15 7:44:55 AM Cryoclaste
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* {{Expy}}: Elly has an uncanny resemblance to Elle from {{Terranigma}}, both in name and appearance
** Rico is a dead ringer for [[StreetFighter Blanka]]. No one is quite sure why.

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* {{Expy}}: Elly has an uncanny resemblance to Elle from {{Terranigma}}, VideoGame/{{Terranigma}}, both in name and appearance
** Rico is a dead ringer for [[StreetFighter [[Franchise/StreetFighter Blanka]]. No one is quite sure why.



** "I am [[strike:[[StarWars Darth Vader]]]] [[strike:[[Anime/MobileFighterGGundam Master Asia]]]] [[strike:[[SpellMyNameWithAnS Graf]]]] Grahf, the seeker of power. Doth thou desire the power?"

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** "I am [[strike:[[StarWars [[strike:[[Franchise/StarWars Darth Vader]]]] [[strike:[[Anime/MobileFighterGGundam Master Asia]]]] [[strike:[[SpellMyNameWithAnS Graf]]]] Grahf, the seeker of power. Doth thou desire the power?"



** Elly is YumiTouma, the only voice actress more prolific than Music/MegumiHayashibara. Seriously, just [[http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=658 check out her credits]].
*** The English voice of Elly is Moira Quirk, best known as the referee from NickelodeonGuts.

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** Elly is YumiTouma, Creator/YumiTouma, the only voice actress more prolific than Music/MegumiHayashibara. Seriously, just [[http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=658 check out her credits]].
*** The English voice of Elly is Moira Quirk, best known as the referee from NickelodeonGuts.Series/NickelodeonGuts.



** Krellian is RyotaroOkiayu.

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** Krellian is RyotaroOkiayu.Creator/RyotaroOkiayu.



** Wiseman shares his name with an antagonist in ''[[BatenKaitos Baten Kaitos Origins]]''.

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** Wiseman shares his name with an antagonist in ''[[BatenKaitos ''[[VideoGame/BatenKaitos Baten Kaitos Origins]]''.



** For extra fun, it's possible to [[GameShark hack]] El Regerus into the game before Elly takes off, but it doesn't have a model for the overworld, causing a game crash.

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** For extra fun, it's possible to [[GameShark [[VideoGame/GameShark hack]] El Regerus into the game before Elly takes off, but it doesn't have a model for the overworld, causing a game crash.



* WorkingTitle: ''Xenogears'' was originally called ''-Project Noah-'', but this was changed during development for unknown reasons. Presumably it's because {{Square}} didn't want the already controversial religious symbolism to extend to the title.

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* WorkingTitle: ''Xenogears'' was originally called ''-Project Noah-'', but this was changed during development for unknown reasons. Presumably it's because {{Square}} Creator/SquareEnix didn't want the already controversial religious symbolism to extend to the title.
1st Aug '15 9:45:43 AM nombretomado
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** "I am [[strike:[[StarWars Darth Vader]]]] [[strike:[[GGundam Master Asia]]]] [[strike:[[SpellMyNameWithAnS Graf]]]] Grahf, the seeker of power. Doth thou desire the power?"

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** "I am [[strike:[[StarWars Darth Vader]]]] [[strike:[[GGundam [[strike:[[Anime/MobileFighterGGundam Master Asia]]]] [[strike:[[SpellMyNameWithAnS Graf]]]] Grahf, the seeker of power. Doth thou desire the power?"
16th Jul '15 8:06:27 PM nombretomado
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** Bart is Creator/TomokazuSeki, AKA [[GGundam Domon Kasshu]] and [[LightNovel/FullMetalPanic Sousuke Sagara]] (among many others).
** Billy is Yuji Ueda, who played [[MartianSuccessorNadesico Akito Tenkawa]].

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** Bart is Creator/TomokazuSeki, AKA [[GGundam [[Anime/MobileFighterGGundam Domon Kasshu]] and [[LightNovel/FullMetalPanic Sousuke Sagara]] (among many others).
** Billy is Yuji Ueda, who played [[MartianSuccessorNadesico [[Anime/MartianSuccessorNadesico Akito Tenkawa]].
1st Jul '15 11:33:34 AM totoofze47
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** Apparently, the game was originally pitched as VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII.

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** Apparently, the The game was originally pitched as VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII.''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'', but was eventually made its own thing because the story was considered too dark for a main ''Final Fantasy'' title.
24th Jun '15 8:05:02 PM nombretomado
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* NamesTheSame: Chu-Chu shares her name with an animal friend from ''[[{{Kirby}} Kirby's Dream Land 3]]''.

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* NamesTheSame: Chu-Chu shares her name with an animal friend from ''[[{{Kirby}} Kirby's Dream Land 3]]''.''VideoGame/KirbysDreamLand3''.
20th Apr '15 7:04:01 PM Kytseo
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** Apparently, the game was originally pitched as VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII.
31st Mar '15 6:29:50 AM Cozzer
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* CowboyBebopAtHisComputer: Ramsus' second Omnigear, Amphysvena, is mistakenly assumed to be Vendetta aligned to a second Anima Relic. According to [[WordOfGod the Perfect Works]], however, its actually Krelian's Omnigear -- Ramsus pilots it because Krelian has no more use for it.
12th Mar '15 8:59:25 PM adz_fh
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** The intro for the game was meant to be longer, consisting of an animated opening credits (similar like anime openings) featuring the song "Stars of Tears" and the intro movie, but was cut. WordofGod said it would make the opening very long. (the combined length of the two would be roughly ten minutes, so yeah.)
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