Hey Everybody! Update V0.5 is out! This build includes even more features, and a total of 11 playable chapters!
Here is a quick rundown of where the hack stands overall
- 11 chapters are playable and (reasonably) well-balanced
- 20 characters are playable
- Supports are implemented (with placeholder convos)
- Several new classes, such as Scout, Dark Knight, Trickster, FemHero, and Axe Cav., have been added
- Includes 2 Gaiden chapters with a different party leader
- Mugs and palettes are still a WIP, but are getting there(definitely open to feedback here, it is one of the hack’s weakest points)
Hope you guys enjoy this patch, when I started I couldn’t imagine being at this point! Most updated version below
There is now a discord server! Link Below!
OG Post Starts Here
I’m here to announce the project I’ve been working on for the past month or so. You may have seen me dipping my toe into the forums and the discord over the last couple weeks, but I’ve never had a formal introduction. So…
A Brief Introduction
I’ve been a Fire Emblem fan since getting Sacred Stones in a bundle of GBA games I purchased off of Ebay in my younger days. I popped it in, not expecting much, but was immediately hooked, and spent nearly all of that night playing through the game all the way to Ch. 15 or so. Since then, I’ve had the pleasure to play nearly every title in the series. I’ve always found myself drawn back to Fire Emblem; it has engaging gameplay and neat features, but more than anything, it develops characters in a way I’ve rarely ever seen other forms of media do. I’m sure you all understand what it’s like to have a deep, emotional reaction towards a bit of code “dying” on your GBA sceen. Because of this, despite detours into other games, Fire Emblem has been a staple of mine for years.
I have toyed around with ROM hacking before, both with Nightmare back in the day and with Pokemon Game Editor, but it wasn’t until I discovered The Last Promise a year or so ago did I discover the scope of what FE hacking could be. It went beyond altering Roy’s bases so that you didn’t have to haul him around with Marcus, or pallete swapping Hector’s portrait. I saw a fantasy world, created using one of my favorite games. I’ve always loved fantasy and adventure, and have long looked for a medium to express the stories in my mind. The problem was, well, I’m an engineer. I love math and computer science. Art and writing are not my fortes. But, programming a game? That is something I could do.
Due to some irl stuff, I couldn’t get started as soon as I would like, but I started planning in earnest a couple months ago. I know the project is likely rough and primitive, but it means a lot to me, and I hope I have made something that you guys can enjoy. I also welcome criticism and any suggestions you may have! I have no idea if I will ever realistically finish this project, but I’d like to continue to work on it.
TL;DR I like Fire Emblem. I made a hack. It is my first hack. It is probs p bad. But I enjoyed making it and want to learn.
So, without further ado, I present:
Fire Emblem: The Seven Siblings
Your Lord Unit
Shameless Self Insert
A, uh, “shoddy” battle palette
Shameless references to and appropriation of
names from Deadpool Comics, for you comic
fans out there
Tiling water maps is hard
UPS Patch Link
See bottom of post for updated link
-Major Props to 7743 for FEBuilder and his tech support of it. It is a major time saver for much of what I’m doing
–Props to the those that have contributed to the Event Assembler. A really versatile tool that’s only limit is the GBA’s hardware
-Mugging Blitz folks. You da real MVPs
-Everyone who contributes to this forum. You guys are great, taught me 90% of what I know through tutorials and answering questions (other 10% through hard knocks)
Some Personal StuffThis hack really means a lot to me, as the story was created based on events happening in my own life. The name, Seven Siblings, reflects how it is fundamentally a story made by me as an outlet to express myself. IRL I am one of 7 siblings, and my mother has been extremely ill of late. Working on this hack has been a way for me to express myself and escape, and so I am truly grateful to those of you who have enabled me to make this thing possible. God bless
Feel free to post questions, comments, critiques, concerns, and edits! I hope you enjoy!
Hey All! I’ve got an updated demo for you!
-Axe Cavaliers (courtesy of TEAM SALVAGED)
-Female Hero units
-New Fencer Animation (courtesy of GabrielKnight)
-Some improved palettes (courtesy of @KaidenMelon)
-Map Improvements/Rehaul of Ch. 3 (shoutout to @Snakey1)
-Random graphical, balance, and text edits
-A new chapter, 5x, featuring a party swap and new characters!
Axe Cav. looking axey
A female hero dominating a pathetic male soldier
A new party leader
Thanks to those of you who have helped out by critiquing and play testing! This is likely the last chapter I would consider “earlygame”, so another update may not come for a while. (And this hack may move from being just a “concept” to a full-fledged project). Link is below, I hope you enjoy!
See top of post for latest version