This question is purely out of my curiosity.
In the early days, whether the excellent hack works, including TLP, EN, or Japanese version of FE7if, etc.; or important reference documents or patches, including Str/Mag split,AI discussion, etc., there was a lot of work based on FE7.
But looking at the current situation, whether it is an important function library, a large number of modified patches, or skillsystem are all already based on FE8.
I have studied and compared the difference between the two roms. Although there are indeed differences in the process on gfx or glyph and other processes, I have not seen significant differences in the system level such as battle (even, due to the large number of Fucking DemonKing judgments in FE8U, I actually feel that FE7’s combat system is better).
What is the opportunity that makes the current research work of FE8 finally surpass FE7 and become the mainstream?