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~Beyond the Border~ => Akyu's Arcade => Topic started by: commandercool on June 24, 2019, 11:35:13 pm

Title: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on June 24, 2019, 11:35:13 pm
The Puella Magi Madoka Magica mobile game is finally coming out in North America in a few days. Is anyone going to play it? Has anyone played it yet on JP? I preregistered for it and I'm definitely going to give it a try, although I don't know how it plays or really if people like it. I guess the fact that it's still going in Japan is a good sign and I hear the story is good, so hopefully it's a high-quality game.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Fulisha of Light on June 25, 2019, 12:43:02 am
The Puella Magi Madoka Magica mobile game is finally coming out in North America in a few days. Is anyone going to play it? Has anyone played it yet on JP? I preregistered for it and I'm definitely going to give it a try, although I don't know how it plays or really if people like it. I guess the fact that it's still going in Japan is a good sign and I hear the story is good, so hopefully it's a high-quality game.
I've been thinking of preregistering myself since I love Madoka Magica a lot, but I'm kinda on/off about it wondering if I'll have the time to play since I've never played these types of mobile games before and having enough space on my phone.  :ohdear:
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Jq1790 on June 25, 2019, 12:47:18 am
I'm probably not since Ive had trouble staying with mobage recently and them taking however many years to bring over the game feels kinda ??? but I look forward to seeing what they come up with storywise all the same.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on June 25, 2019, 12:52:21 am
We know there's an anime adaptation on the way, so you'll be able to get the story without playing the game.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Jq1790 on June 25, 2019, 02:17:01 am
I completely forgot about this.  Thanks for the heads-up!  I do hope those who do play end up getting a fun experience though.  Maybe if it sounds promising I'll poke in or something, I dunno.  Suppose we'll see~
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Mеа on June 25, 2019, 08:42:04 am
Huh. Well I still haven't taken the time to watch that sequel movie. If I'm going to try this out or see more spoilers of the movie around I might have to go watch it before this gets released. Based on the bits I've read about it, I'm not too excited about seeing it to be honest... which is why I've been putting it off all this time.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on June 25, 2019, 12:55:27 pm
The sequel movie is one of my favorite movies, you should totally see it. It's a very worthy successor to the anime.

It's a polarizing movie and a lot of people hate it so I can't guarantee you'll like it, but I don't think it's going to waste your time. And for what it's worth a lot of publications that gave it negative reviews redacted them and gave it much much higher scores after a second viewing, so it's one of those things.

Edit: Oh hey the game is out! I thought it was due Friday. Guess I'll try to take a look on my lunch break.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on June 26, 2019, 12:15:20 am
Alright, I beat the tutorial and played a little past that. This game is basically Fate Grand Order with some quirks. It's played on a 3x3 grid on each side, and it has the same "select three out of five actions on your turn" gameplay as FGO, but the actions are slightly different, including an AOE action that targets certain spaces on the opposing side. You can change targets for each action unlike in FGO, and there's a support action mechanic that grants a lot of flexibility in doing different kinds of combo chains.

The gameplay in this sort of game is hard to evaluate for me until the game gets challenging, which never happens early on, but I like FGO's gameplay just fine so I assume I'll like this too. There are a few quirks I'm slightly concerned about (it's not clear to me how team construction works or how common characters compare to rare ones stats wise, but it might always be possible and correct to cram all of your rarest units and equipment on one team?).

The real star here is obviously the aesthetics though, and they are great. The music in particular is predictably excellent. I don't recall if all of the music is taken from existing media or if much/any of it is new, but it's still great. The character designs are cute, the animations are good, no real complaints there.

There's a guaranteed 4* character at the end of the tutorial (I think 4* is the highest rarity you can pull a unit at but they can be upgraded to 5* later or something?) and I pulled Madoka, which I'm very happy with. I was considering rerolling for Madoka or Kyoko, so glad I didn't have to bother with that.

(https://i.imgur.com/Zl46hhH.png)
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Ionasal kkll Solciel on June 26, 2019, 08:10:14 am
If anyone's trying (like I did) to figure out how to redeem your moeblob Homura, she's in the Shop tab, all the way at the far right of the categories. why is she buried like this

(Also, I don't know what's going on, but I can't ship you a friend request via your ID or name.)
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on June 26, 2019, 12:52:01 pm
Ah yeah I had been having trouble finding her, and I've had several people ask me about it. I checked in the shop and still missed her.

I can't get friend requests to work either, and nobody I know IRL can. There must be some kind of issue, or else we're all doing something wrong.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on June 27, 2019, 04:31:49 pm
Friend requests seem to be working now finally.

Is the first free ten-pull supposed to have a guaranteed 4*? I got one and thought I heard it did, but the roommate started playing and didn't get one from his. Maybe I just got lucky.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Ionasal kkll Solciel on June 28, 2019, 10:05:45 am
Definitely not guaranteed. You're guaranteed a Servant Puella, but which one you get is entirely up to chance.

Also finally figured out how the hell some people have level 20-30 characters this early. Also I decided to go whole hog and make Iroha a 2*, damn the fact that her stats go back to level 1.


EDIT: Oh, that's an early mat hell. what are these drop rates
At least the game has an option to search available quests for mats, so you're not wandering around all the quests to figure out where the Rooftop Witch is.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on July 02, 2019, 11:28:30 pm
It's not clear to me how much content there is in the game right now, but I feel like it's really been keeping me busy. I've been spending a lot of time in the special training quests gathering materials so I can ascend Madoka at some point, but the individual character stories are all real neat. I haven't even started chapter three or looked into the parallel story yet.

Edit: My game was auto-battling aaaaall day at work, chewing through heaps of stamina potions, to get Madoka's ascension materials all ready to go. I was set to turn her into a five star aaaaand... that'll be one million Kyubey Coins! Shit.  :D
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Ionasal kkll Solciel on July 06, 2019, 11:25:52 am
Welcome to CC hell. Much like QP hell, you're never leaving as long as you keep getting more and more Puella.

(Also, feel free to dump Zantetsu from your friends list; thanks to not bothering to get my ID saved somewhere before my phone died ignobly, I'm either going to quit or just going to restart the whole thing once I get the new phone sorted out, because it was already way too late to get any of the release celebration stuff. RIP all that progress (and 4 bucks for the gem pass), but it was basically only a week.)
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Zengar Zombolt on July 07, 2019, 07:02:52 pm
A GBF crewmember donated me his extremely blessed account after he realized he didn't like the game, so come follow hskSneNA if ye would like~
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on July 07, 2019, 08:37:29 pm
Hot dog, time to start saving now for Sayaka so you can collect the whole set.  :D

Nagisa doesn't count who even likes Nagisa.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Zengar Zombolt on July 08, 2019, 04:44:39 am
Hot dog, time to start saving now for Sayaka so you can collect the whole set.  :D

Nagisa doesn't count who even likes Nagisa.

Don't threaten me like this, when I was playing JP Sayaka spooked me when I was rolling for... I dunno, I think it was the first april fool's event.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on July 09, 2019, 04:46:03 am
I decided to grind out one last pull on the Kyoko banner before it ends and I pulled her! Madoka and Kyoko are my two favorites so I'm pretty happy I pulled both of them. It's a tiny bit of a bummer that I got her at the very very end of her special training quest, but oh well.  :D
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Ionasal kkll Solciel on July 10, 2019, 09:05:21 am
So Day 1 of my new account, and the grind is SO MUCH EASIER now that people actually have reasonably leveled supports. Not gonna lie, I'm taking advantage of my past self on occasion, but I've already gotten Iroha back to 2*, and I'm making decent headway on getting those Enhancement gems. Haven't gotten Mirrors back up yet, though, so that's something I've gotta grind out soon.

(god all those lost Memoria are really starting to hurt)

The new event is actually really good for Rank grinding, since it doesn't use AP - depending on how lucky you are with Fate Weaves, you could potentially get enough Pencils to basically make your AP work twice as hard. Not looking forward to the Challenge Quests, though, since those start at level 50.

(I named the new account same as the old account, so if you're feeling silly, you can do that search.)
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on July 10, 2019, 02:14:03 pm
Is there a place where I can find the best farming locations for materials? The material search feature is handy, but it doesn't tell me anything about stamina per drop. Is it safe to assume that the hardest challenge quest that has the enemies that can drop that material on every floor is ideal?
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: PX on July 10, 2019, 02:24:03 pm
Is there a place where I can find the best farming locations for materials? The material search feature is handy, but it doesn't tell me anything about stamina per drop. Is it safe to assume that the hardest challenge quest that has the enemies that can drop that material on every floor is ideal?

Thankfully the magia wiki has been kept update for 2 years. Just click on the item you want for the optimal farming location.
https://magireco.fandom.com/wiki/Drop_List

Anyways, Feel free to get carried by me
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on July 11, 2019, 01:02:42 am
Oooh, it's using outdated names. That explains why I haven't been able to find any information about anything, I'm searching the NA material names. Very handy, thanks.

Got all my Padlock Chains, now I need Warhorns. Apparently they drop from an Another Story episode, time to start that!
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on July 12, 2019, 11:16:14 pm
One hour in:God this is boring.
The next day:GOD I CAN'T STOP PLAYING EXCEPT FOR THE AP-MANDATED FORCED BREAKS

also I thought I missed the window for the free Moemura until after nearly hitting rank 15 and realizing "wait the shop KEEPS SCROLLING FURTHER?", gee things sure are easier now <_<
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on July 13, 2019, 04:46:56 am
I don't know that I've ever played a mobile game that isn't super boring at the beginning.

Magia Record has three major things going for it. The aesthetics, the low-key satisfaction that comes from farming in a game with auto battles, and the stories. Like, in the current event I was annoyed by how intrusive the story was in the first few chapters and just wanted to farm the dang event uninterrupted, but by the end I was invested and really wanted to see what was going to happen next.

The thing I haven't experienced from it yet is gameplay that's super compelling in and of itself. It took forever to get to the point that any of the content was challenging, and while a few of the event challenge battles got close I still found the first nine to be kinda easy and the last one to be way too hard to the point where I don't feel like I even have a chance. But hopefully once I get my auxiliary (read: non-Madoka) characters a little more developed I'll be able to handle it and then it might be fun, we'll see.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Ionasal kkll Solciel on July 15, 2019, 11:28:31 am
I'm a little annoyed at the fact that I'm currently at the point in Mirrors where nearly every possible opponent the game throws at me is either at least 10k above my power level, or is rocking two or three max level, max rarity characters.

At least the literal metric ton of pencils is giving me a feedback loop so I can easily get a ton of levels.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on July 15, 2019, 01:51:43 pm
I've been ignoring most of my characters in order to aggressively power level Madoka and she's pretty much finished except for getting her last magia level unlocked. It requires disgusting numbers of bond points, I don't know how many because I don't think it's listed in-game anywhere, and I swear it the bar fills slower the closer it gets to the end. I knocked a big chunk out of it Friday but it seems like it's been frozen at 80% ever since.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on July 15, 2019, 06:08:33 pm
I'm a little annoyed at the fact that I'm currently at the point in Mirrors where nearly every possible opponent the game throws at me is either at least 10k above my power level, or is rocking two or three max level, max rarity characters.

At least the literal metric ton of pencils is giving me a feedback loop so I can easily get a ton of levels.
Yeah I feel you, Nanaka's crazy strong Connect is the main thing that got me through to max mirror level at a good pace. I'm only rocking two characters around ~60 and little else to speak of. Pulled a Rena though so that'll give me a strong character to pump up, even if she doesn't fit the "spam Blasts" plan... accel seems great outside of mirrors so it's probably fine.

My game plan is mostly just try to get Nanaka to 4* as soon as I can, waiting for water awakening time to roll around. Kinda tempted to level Yachiyo and try to get her up to 4* (BLAAASTS) but I guess it's more of a long-term thing, and is having 3 water people bad? >____>; I saw there's apparently an element delta formation in JP that hugely boosts attack for 3 people of X element, but it could be a long time before we get it. I'm probably thinking too far ahead, I might pull more good girls before I can possibly awaken Yachiyo that far... especially when Nanaka shares her element and I'm doing her first.

Mirror duos with a lv100 madoka/homura suck a lot more than expected because of their connects, for that matter <_<

Looking forward to the double exp/increased Magic Enhancement bonus event on the 16th though, I guess I should start saving my gems for that, whoops.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on July 17, 2019, 02:41:41 am
Alright, I got Madoka fully awakened and got her Doppel. She's as finished as she's going to get unless I get a second copy. Now to move on to Kyoko!
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on July 17, 2019, 04:13:16 am
Alright, I got Madoka fully awakened and got her Doppel. She's as finished as she's going to get unless I get a second copy. Now to move on to Kyoko!
Whilst you wait the next week for an episode dropping her awakening item to actually exist :V (Can always prepare everything else, though)

man trying to burn through 1,600 pencils during this double exp event is intense. I started casually farming some awakening items from the non-challenge pencil quests because I used up every passable support for C-4, and I can't consistently do the higher ones... <_< Tomorrow is the last full day of the event and I haven't even cut my stock in half since I level up and get a couple hundred more over again!!
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on July 17, 2019, 04:24:13 am
Oh is there still a material that's missing? I figured they were all available further along in the chapter, since I'm part way through right now. Yeah, I'll get everything else ready.

I've been having the game auto-battle C-5 pretty constantly on my desk at work and burned through my pencils surprisingly fast. I bought out almost the entire store, getting a huge stockpile of kyubey coins is nice.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Ionasal kkll Solciel on July 17, 2019, 10:10:41 am
Huh. For some reason, I didn't even realize the Max Ascension Memorias increased the pencil drop amounts. That probably would have been good to know like, ages ago when I had a few of the shop Memorias just burning a hole in my pocket because why not.

I'm just farming S10 because no bloody way can I actually auto-run the CQs. (I should probably do S6 and S3 instead for their drops...)

On the bright side, I've finally gotten to the point where I can farm the Master XP nodes, so getting most of my girls to a decent level is now kind of reasonable, especially right now with the success rate up and the pencil XP farm.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on July 17, 2019, 02:53:34 pm
Man, the more I do these story missions, the more I wish I had a Mami or Madoka. I thought, naturally, to fight this mono-nature C-7 diary mission I'll want to use Kyoko support, right? Nope, I only won once I tried a Mami and just bound the boss every other turn. Being able to use Mami or Madoka duos via a support double to abuse their connects just sounds disgusting(ly good).

edit:I might seriously have to spend some magia stones on using continues to beat C-8 (and likely the next ones) today before the event ends. Which would be worth it, since you -get- 20 stones per mission, so still a net profit... it just feels DIRTY
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on July 17, 2019, 03:52:12 pm
Yeah Mami+Madoka or Madoka+Madoka is dirty as hell. Mami seems super overpowered, but she is pretty frail which matters sometimes. Kyoko seems pretty lame compared to Mami as offense-based 4*s go, but hopefully the extra stats will make the difference once she can ascend.

It took me a bunch of tries to beat C-10, and I haven't had one run that met all of the challenge conditions. A lot of beating it seems to come down to whether support Mami's bind works or not on certain characters at the right time. Although maybe Madoka's doppel can tip the scales now that I have that.

Edit: I see that Kyoko's missing mats are in the new training store. Does anyone know if the stages they drop from have been added? And are drop rates better farming there if available or farming for training potions?
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on July 18, 2019, 05:00:32 pm
Well the training event is at least a chance to level the new girl and someone else for pretty cheap whilst you collect the potions to buy Kyoko mats, granted you might not have anyone you actually WANT to level...

The episode isn't out until the 23rd, although I'm enjoying these 5* kyouko supports. FWIW I seem to get 5 potions from the 20ap enhancement stage, haven't tried others yet. So that's 40ap for a ribbon, they're 16 in the store. It's 64~70AP average for ribbons off the story mission, and at a 4ap per potion average it's... 64 AP per ribbon lmao.

So yeah, unless there's literally no one you want almost-free huge exp on, you should totally use the event. (and PSA:You can buy the girl for 16 potions, which is only 64ap, so don't be like those people on reddit who burned 20+ pulls trying for a 2* char)

I don't think it's getting double rank EXP though which is LAME. I understand Diary didn't get it b/c it didn't cost AP so it'd be busted as hell, but for this event it's like, the event is great but I have to miss the OTHER event to do it...

edit:According to the wiki Mitsuki doesn't even use the ribbons ever, so they're purely there as a mercy to kyouko users along with those fire orbs LMAO
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on July 18, 2019, 05:40:10 pm
Yeah I'm farming the event right now. I don't really have anyone who needs the experience right this second but I do want the bond points for Kyoko so that's good. Definitely worth it between the store, the bond points, and the fairly frequent material drops.

You can buy Mitsuki? I missed that, that's rad! I'm enjoying her a lot in the story.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on July 18, 2019, 07:00:34 pm
mitsuki's backstory is so freaking depressing though AUGH

but yeah, she effectively costs 64 ap which is very little, so may as well go ahead and enjoy her huge training exp while farming potions. The materials to awaken her ain't FREE, but, I got most of the awakening stuff from her shop so at least maxing her at 3* should be ezpz...
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Ionasal kkll Solciel on July 19, 2019, 10:29:37 am
It at least makes sense for Kyoko mats to show up in the pot shop at least, considering she actually shows up in the story node.

It's also kind of funny/aggravating to me that it's Kyoko mats because she's the one who showed up as the guaranteed 4* during the Ren rate up for me. (rate up is a lie reee)
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on July 19, 2019, 02:29:40 pm
Worth noting that, while we get 2x exp, Challenge story is worth 300 exp a pop for 15ap. At rank ~40 that's nearly enough to level you off the base amount of AP (like, wait an hour to do 1 more mission and you level up), so it's a good opporitunity to rank up/farm any materials with decent drop rates in Challenge. One AP potion grants enough surplus to level you up several times in a row, so I might do that too <_<

Ranking up doesn't do a TON but a couple AP potions could easily get me like, 10 more rankups just today, which is more AP each time I wake up and better supports~♪ (The game seems to get mad and remove a lot of my support options for the next fight when I select someone way over my rank >_>) And still plenty of time to use the special training event enough to at least max out my Rena.

edit:C.Ep4 still has the same exp despite higher difficulty
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on July 19, 2019, 03:40:17 pm
Are we thinking level disparity is why support options are so weird and inconsistent? That makes sense I guess.

I should save some stamina potions for future events but I keep aggressively burning through them. I got projects to work on so they seem worth it, but I've probably spent 50+ stones on stamina this week. Oh well, I guess I can just continue to do that. Two less duplicate memoria is no big loss in exchange for all the materials.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on July 19, 2019, 03:59:29 pm
I've only used one AP potion and no stones so far, thinking with the future in mind heh. But at least you do get that monthly potion set with the discounted 10 pull ticket in the shop, so I shouldn't shy away from using those! And yeah, once I use a low-rank support I feel like a bunch of the options tend to come back. It's still wonky and inconsistent, though, so it's hard to tell if that's exactly why.

I peeked ahead and when we get the rest of Chapter 4 on the 23rd, Iroha will indeed get a 3rd memoria slot from story-given gems. Kinda debating going ahead and awakening her since I've got like, 70 big light gems and the exp up event... 3* stats are terrible, but having 2 more memoria than the rest of my cast practically makes her a 4*, and whenever 5* Iroha comes out I do actually want that, so may as well get the head start :T

How long did it take for her to get boosted to 4* in jp, I wonder. (4* with extra memories wouldn't be half bad, but she still doesn't get her big improvement on connect/magia 'til 5*... and that happened like 1.5 years after release)
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on July 23, 2019, 11:27:17 pm
I wonder what the anime adaptation of Magia Record is going to be like. Will it be an adaption of just Iroha's story or will it be an anthology? Because man, there are a TON of different storylines. And they're pretty much all real good. I'd love to see a bunch of 2-4 episode arcs about different magical girls.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on July 24, 2019, 03:14:12 pm
I imagine some of the sidestories for girls that feature significantly in main plot may get some minor showtime, but unless they're wayyyy more ambitious than the usual dozen or so episodes a show gets, probably needs to mainly focus on the main plot.

...of course, there's nothing saying it's only gonna be like 12 episodes, so it's not out of the question!

I just learned mutual friends refresh on your support list literally 6 times faster (1 hour instead of 6 hours) so wow better advertise myself more on the discord >_> Support points are nice too. At least Ayame is gonna fill out one of those glaring holes in my support list, she's literally my first Fire girl lmao. I'll max her out later, but for now if anyone wants to follow, my ID is 5BQcHSQF, card -> http://puu.sh/DWOfK.png
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Ionasal kkll Solciel on July 26, 2019, 10:09:15 am
A bunch of the sidestories take place long before Iroha steps in, and we're probably going to see a bunch of Madoka for the B-side. We might get a bit into the Wings of the Magius, but probably not that much of them. I don't think they've namedropped anyone but Iroha's group (and Madoka/Homura) yet.



In game news, I hate that more people aren't doing the event, or at least focusing on the Memorias first and sticking them on their supports. Then again, the best farming node is FGO Christmas 1 Werewolves all over again, so I at least get that.

Also my luck has turned again; ML2 Konoha on my only 10-roll in the Azalea gacha. I didn't know that there was an equivalent of rainbow orbs.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on July 26, 2019, 05:22:31 pm
I've had the event filter turned on so I just haven't noticed people who aren't swappin' XD It doesn't hurt that most of my mutuals I only just made within the last few days on the discord server for magireco, though, so they of course all have the memoria up. It's been really nice logging in to see 300~400 sp each day even though I only have +2 on my own characters.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Fulisha of Light on August 01, 2019, 08:36:56 am
So I decided to play. Kinda interesting, though I'm worried about the rerolling thing; I completed Chapter 1 but I never got that 10x Fate Weave Ticket, all I had was enough gems to get 2 memoria. Is it really necessary to reroll? Cuz it just seems like I can grab a random player and add them to my party to breeze on by.

EDIT: Oh shit lol, nevermind I found the 10X Ticket :blush:  :V Here's what I got:
(https://imgur.com/CzRvN61.png)
Kinda happy I got at least 1 favorite (Kanoko) even though I wanted Emiri. But I didn't get a 3 or 4 star girl, much less Madoka or Mami. Did I fuck up already? I don't wanna reroll if it means not being able to keep my favorites or the same name of my Kyubey. I don't wanna overheat my phone either  :ohdear:
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Ionasal kkll Solciel on August 01, 2019, 10:07:25 am
There's no name "reservations", so you're free to make a new account with the exact same name (in fact, that's literally what I did when my own phone died on me without my recording down the transfer ID).

For the most part, supports will get you through most of the first three Chapters easy-breezy, especially since a lot of us already have Awakened characters and/or max level characters. Just grab some of us and you should be fine.

(That grind tho back during the first week was murder when everyone was still in the early stages of literally everything  :V)
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Fulisha of Light on August 01, 2019, 10:50:12 am
There's no name "reservations", so you're free to make a new account with the exact same name (in fact, that's literally what I did when my own phone died on me without my recording down the transfer ID).

For the most part, supports will get you through most of the first three Chapters easy-breezy, especially since a lot of us already have Awakened characters and/or max level characters. Just grab some of us and you should be fine.

(That grind tho back during the first week was murder when everyone was still in the early stages of literally everything  :V)
That's a relief  :3

But is what I got good enough though? I don't exactly want to waste my time with the whole rerolling thing since I like taking what I get and working from there. I'm just checking out the next chapter and the Azalea House girls' story at the moment trying to do whatever and whatnot; things seem pretty easy aside from some of my girls literally needing more firepower.

I wanna enable voices for the girls too, but I notice I get some bad audio lag when it played the opening cut-scene at the end of the first chapter. There some lag with the girls at times, but the audio for that opening cut-scene was pretty terrible.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on August 01, 2019, 02:00:10 pm
What you pulled isn't anything super specifical, but I wouldn't necessarily recommend rerolling either unless you really want to. Getting a specific character unless it's one of the new Azalea ones would be pretty hard at this point since the summoning pool is more diluted, and even if you did want one of them it's not exactly quick to keep rerolling. The game gives you a lot of gems to do rolls and most content is pretty easy, so I think it's reasonable to not bother rerolling.

For what it's worth you might want to consider focusing all of your rolls on "premium Fate Weave" option since it never goes away and causes you to lose your progress toward a guaranteed 4*. The downside is that it includes most of the characters so it'll be hard to get someone you specifically want, but it's a safe bet.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: PX on August 01, 2019, 07:08:06 pm
Reroll only if you want to min-max or roll for certain characters. Partners will carry you far enough and everybody can become a 4* with enough grinding so there's no real need to go for 4*s
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Fulisha of Light on August 01, 2019, 11:39:38 pm
What you pulled isn't anything super specifical, but I wouldn't necessarily recommend rerolling either unless you really want to. Getting a specific character unless it's one of the new Azalea ones would be pretty hard at this point since the summoning pool is more diluted, and even if you did want one of them it's not exactly quick to keep rerolling. The game gives you a lot of gems to do rolls and most content is pretty easy, so I think it's reasonable to not bother rerolling.

For what it's worth you might want to consider focusing all of your rolls on "premium Fate Weave" option since it never goes away and causes you to lose your progress toward a guaranteed 4*. The downside is that it includes most of the characters so it'll be hard to get someone you specifically want, but it's a safe bet.
Reroll only if you want to min-max or roll for certain characters. Partners will carry you far enough and everybody can become a 4* with enough grinding so there's no real need to go for 4*s
Ah I see, that's good to know. Back when the game was first released and I lurked around and read info on the wiki as it came in, people always seemed to put a lot of importance on rerolling as an absolute must and that you shouldn't play if you don't get the good stuff in the rerolls. Seeing stuff like that kinda put me off (along with being tempted by in-game purchases).
I'm fine with not being able to get all of my favorites at first, so I'll stick with what I got. I followed a few of you guys, so here's my ID as I'm working my way up: dsVRsF1L  :3
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on August 02, 2019, 12:51:57 am
None of my IRL friends who play got good starting rolls and they're all doing just about exactly as well as I am. I think it would be a wild exaggeration to say that rerolling is/was ever necessary. There's only been a small amount of challenging content in the game so far and it wasn't super important. PVP does kind of require you to have a pretty good team so pulling a 4* or two would jump start you there, but it's not necessary to progress by any means.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Fulisha of Light on August 03, 2019, 07:39:47 am
None of my IRL friends who play got good starting rolls and they're all doing just about exactly as well as I am. I think it would be a wild exaggeration to say that rerolling is/was ever necessary. There's only been a small amount of challenging content in the game so far and it wasn't super important. PVP does kind of require you to have a pretty good team so pulling a 4* or two would jump start you there, but it's not necessary to progress by any means.
I'm not exactly interested in PVP myself, just the story and the characters so I guess I don't have to worry much about that then  :V
I finally managed to get Emiri by chance today  :D and then I got a 3 star Meiyui~ grinding up a lot of flowers and junk so I can get good stuff, but I need to find a better Light magi because Iroha's my only one and is weak and keeps dying  :( it just feels like she's not worth using much
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Ionasal kkll Solciel on August 03, 2019, 10:11:13 am
The thing with Iroha is that her 1* start really hurts her maximum stats; even though she'll eventually get the ability to hit 5*, those 5* stats are still based roughly on that one star.

Her real utility is her Magia, which is the only revival ability in the game, but good luck firing those off and having the revived person survive afterward if you don't have someone with a party heal Magia to follow up.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on August 03, 2019, 03:09:54 pm
Yeah Iroha seems pretty weak honestly. Her main use seems to be that she's one of the few characters who can easily reach four memoria slots. One of only two as far as I know, and the other one involves grinding the current Azaleas event a ton.

That means you can boost her stats a lot higher than they look (although still not really high enough to compete with other characters) and she's useful during events so you can load her up with events memorias to get a lot of bonuses.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on August 12, 2019, 12:17:49 am
Dear lord this game moves fast. It's back to back to back to back events. I've been neglecting, like, most of the game in order to farm events. :D I have to assume JP didn't originally go this fast, did it? Are we trying to catch up?

Got my first 100 pull streak guaranteed 4*. The card was dark type and I was worried it might be a dupe Kirika, who's basically the only thing in the game I wouldn't be happy pulling (I kind of hate the Oriko Magica character designs), but it was Ren. That's neat. I love the sound effect Ren's staff makes when she shoots the laser out of it, and she seems pretty goddamn strong.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Fulisha of Light on August 12, 2019, 04:53:37 am
Dear lord this game moves fast. It's back to back to back to back events. I've been neglecting, like, most of the game in order to farm events. :D I have to assume JP didn't originally go this fast, did it? Are we trying to catch up?

Got my first 100 pull streak guaranteed 4*. The card was dark type and I was worried it might be a dupe Kirika, who's basically the only thing in the game I wouldn't be happy pulling (I kind of hate the Oriko Magica character designs), but it was Ren. That's neat. I love the sound effect Ren's staff makes when she shoots the laser out of it, and she seems pretty goddamn strong.
Same. I already got a nice grind spot set up  :V iirc I don't think JP events went that fast. I'm excited that Kazumi's event is up next; I want her and the other girls so bad.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Ionasal kkll Solciel on August 12, 2019, 10:07:01 am
Devs at AX said they were going to go fast. Hell, we've actually had a couple of events that never happened on JP (Iroha training was just her, no Madoka or Kyoko training, IIRC, etc.).

It's part of the reason why we have Mirrors Coins and 50 AP pots in the daily missions. Though people are already complaining about how now they can't save up for Tart/Madokami/other 4* because saving up 5k gems to try to get the second slot on the rate-up takes a good long while - a good long while we just don't have at this speed.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on August 12, 2019, 12:58:40 pm
Oooh is there a summonable Godoka? In the foreseeable future? I guess I'm gonna have to start saving up then.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: PX on August 22, 2019, 07:06:07 pm
For fucks sake I bought the Birthday set and got yet another dupe Mami. 3 guaranteed 4* rolls and they've all been Mami
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Ionasal kkll Solciel on August 23, 2019, 01:24:20 pm
Wait, wait, wait. We get a free 10-roll on the Tsukuyo Fate Weave every day this week?!

Also, anyone know how long the Tsuruno Doppel Missions are going to be on the page for? (EDIT: Apparently until you get her Doppel unlocked; aka no expiry)

EDIT2: So I dropped some cash into the Guaranteed 4*, and got... a second Tsukuyo. Damn it, I'm already going to go and hit the cap on the regular Tsukuyo Weave, I'm just going to have to hope the same thing that happened when I capped the Ren Weave happens here, too.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on August 26, 2019, 05:42:32 pm
Oh dang the Tsuruno quest doesn't expire? Rad!

I'm back to being starved for Kyubey Coins. As it is I'm gaining 4*s faster than I can level them. And almost all of them are dark which is... kinda boring, but it's better than having no options.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on August 26, 2019, 10:33:28 pm
Have you heard? Who did you hear it from? The rumor of the guaranteed rainbow orb! If you run 30 AP dark awakening labyrinth today, you'll get a rainbow orb drop every single time! Everyone can't stop drinking their AP potions over it~!
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on August 26, 2019, 11:27:12 pm
Woah! Glug glug then. If I can build up a giant stockpile of them then I can just skip the costly rainbow orb purchases from the next many events.  :D
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Fulisha of Light on August 27, 2019, 01:26:06 am
Oh dang the Tsuruno quest doesn't expire? Rad!

I'm back to being starved for Kyubey Coins. As it is I'm gaining 4*s faster than I can level them. And almost all of them are dark which is... kinda boring, but it's better than having no options.
Same, it's why I'm kinda saving my guarantee 4* ticket for after Tsukuyo's fate weave ends. I'll gladly take her sister since she's light though (and her idle animation is cute). Kazumi is all the dark I'll ever need.

The training event and Tsuruno quest feels like you're supposed to purely max out Tsuruno, but if anything I've been taking advantage of her material rewards to power up Kaoru and Kazumi instead.
Kaoru may not have a doppel yet, but maybe someday she and Umika will and we'll get the rest of the Pleiades Saints.

Have you heard? Who did you hear it from? The rumor of the guaranteed rainbow orb! If you run 30 AP dark awakening labyrinth today, you'll get a rainbow orb drop every single time! Everyone can't stop drinking their AP potions over it~!
Thank you ;o; I was worried I'd have to wait until another event had some. Now I can profit more from Tsuruno's rewards~
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on August 27, 2019, 01:59:14 am
(https://i.imgur.com/kVf5JE8.jpg)
And it's over, guys. The bug got hotfixed. My inventory holds 48 ripe rorbs though, and that's after slotting all my 4~5* girls with them  :3

Same, it's why I'm kinda saving my guarantee 4* ticket for after Tsukuyo's fate weave ends. I'll gladly take her sister since she's light though (and her idle animation is cute). Kazumi is all the dark I'll ever need.
aaAAAAA no don't, it can ONLY get be used in the special Guaranteed 4* Fate Weave which will end and then your ticket expires. As well, since it's a different Fate Weave, there's no rate up on Tsukuyo in it. Those 80 free Tsukuyo pulls are nice though.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Fulisha of Light on August 27, 2019, 02:27:32 am
(https://i.imgur.com/kVf5JE8.jpg)
And it's over, guys. The bug got hotfixed. My inventory holds 48 ripe rorbs though, and that's after slotting all my 4~5* girls with them  :3
aaAAAAA no don't, it can ONLY get be used in the special Guaranteed 4* Fate Weave which will end and then your ticket expires. As well, since it's a different Fate Weave, there's no rate up on Tsukuyo in it. Those 80 free Tsukuyo pulls are nice though.
Wait, that rainbow orb drop rate was a bug?  :o

Tsukuyo's fate weave ends on 8/29, Iroha's birthday set stays in the shop until 9/2 and that's also the same date when the guaranteed 4* ticket expires. I got plenty of time until then  :V
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on August 27, 2019, 04:06:31 am
I mean, I guess that's fair then, there just isn't much need to :V Pulling the 4* fate weave won't reset your "x/100 until guaranteed 4*" and the girl's drop rates won't change after Tsukuyo's weave ends, either. I do wonder if Sayaka's getting added to it though, actually. I don't THINK she would, but...

I did buy my Tsukasa from the shop. I'll level her... eventually... since I have a Tsukuyo, if I feel like running duo sisters for big Tsukuyo mp, I can just use someone's support. Although... I wonder if Tsukasa supports are actually gonna be much of a thing... should I be leveling Tsukasa to use with Tsukuyo supports since I can actually find those??? THAT'S SO COUNTER-INTUITIVE
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Ionasal kkll Solciel on August 27, 2019, 10:20:47 am
Honestly, running both the Amane sisters at the same time just for the Connect synergy feels kind of silly. It definitely feels like something you'd use in a three-person Echelon, because you're going to want to balance out 3A/2B/5C with a Blast gorilla. At least the two of them cover both B.h and B.v, so the directions of the gorilla don't matter quite so much.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on August 27, 2019, 01:16:26 pm
Oops emergency maintenance! Wonder if it's related...?

Meanwhile Sayaka coming out on Thursday. I don't have an incredible number of stones stockpiled but I have enough to have a decent shot at maybe getting her and I'm definitely gonna try. I don't own Mami but I can use a friend one and have the whole Madoka n' pals set available which is neat.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: PX on August 27, 2019, 04:22:02 pm
Whoa, double compensation for not abusing the bug! Sucks for all you people who abused it and got your rainbow orbs stolen.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Chaore on August 27, 2019, 07:04:40 pm
Have you heard? Who did you hear it from? The rumor of the guaranteed rainbow orb! If you run 30 AP dark awakening labyrinth today, you'll get a rainbow orb drop every single time! Everyone can't stop drinking their AP potions over it~!

Serela, my friend, I want you to know this is the FUNNIEST fucking post in hindsight I have ever fucking seen.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Fulisha of Light on August 27, 2019, 10:48:41 pm
Whoa, double compensation for not abusing the bug! Sucks for all you people who abused it and got your rainbow orbs stolen.
Seems like such a dick move to take em' away from people like that. Unless they think people are gonna power the hell out of Madokami (and by extension other OP girls like Tart) in the future when she becomes available.

I only got 3 rainbow orbs during the bug and used them immediately on Tsuruno, then took a break to do other things (didn't have enough AP to grind.) I didn't have a chance to get more before the emergency maintenance happened.

I did get a single orb along with 300 gems though  :D pretty nice~
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on August 28, 2019, 07:37:52 pm
Yes thank you ~ <3 TBF someone did a similar post on the discord as well but I'd had the idea too, I just hadn't beaten them to the punch. It was too good.
Whoa, double compensation for not abusing the bug! Sucks for all you people who abused it and got your rainbow orbs stolen.
Actually, as long as you didn't SPEND more than 30 orbs over what you had in stock before the event, you still got quite a lot of magia stones (and everyone gets 100 of them beyond that amount, too). Although I did hear some people mistakenly got the 200 stones+5 rorb compensation twice, in which that case, yes, you lucky bastard with 10 rorbs and 400 stones for nothing. But at least I got ~12 rorbs profit (in girls I already slotted so they can't take them away) and still 200 magia stones  :3 Can't complain too much. Just wish I had slotted a couple of those 3* girls too, but w/e, it's fine.

Plus, we got all our AP potions back and get to keep all the dark orbs we got alongside the rainbow ones, so overall it works out great for everyone except the lunatics in the discord who spent hundreds of magia stones for AP to keep farming insane rorb counts.

meanwhile I FINALLY DREW TSURUNO OFF THE FREE PULLS WHEW. I instantly blew her up to 5* full overawaken (minus plaque cords) and ~lv70. I was mega lucky and got a super success on the 5* awakening with my final ~35 master gems or else she'd have been way behind, I can finish her off with enhancement dungeon tomorrow. Just in time for ranked mirrors! Chipped her up to a second slot, might get a third when I have ~70 more chips, not sure yet.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on August 29, 2019, 12:42:55 am
How are you guys getting the Kyubey Coins to pay for stuff? I feel like the rate at which I can raise new characters is pretty slow because I'm always running out. Was there an event that was good for stocking up that I didn't take full advantage of, or is there a dungeon that drops a lot that I don't know about? Or is selling excess memoria actually profitable or something?
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Fulisha of Light on August 29, 2019, 07:06:25 am
How are you guys getting the Kyubey Coins to pay for stuff? I feel like the rate at which I can raise new characters is pretty slow because I'm always running out. Was there an event that was good for stocking up that I didn't take full advantage of, or is there a dungeon that drops a lot that I don't know about? Or is selling excess memoria actually profitable or something?
One of the Labyrinth Quests (25AP Enhancement iirc) gives out 10K and some extra if you're lucky. That's what I did when I needed the extra dosh.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: PX on August 29, 2019, 01:27:08 pm
Omg, no event!!!!! We're finally freeeeeeeeeeeeee
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on August 29, 2019, 02:43:00 pm
70 pulls so far on the Sayaka banner and nothing yet, but I should have plenty of time to get it up to 100 before it ends I think.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on August 29, 2019, 05:42:13 pm
How are you guys getting the Kyubey Coins to pay for stuff?
I'm sitting on a pile of 5m right now and I skipped an event's worth of them >.>; Granted, now I have two more doppels to unlock, and Yachiyo's doppel quests in like a week don't entirely cover her costs either. (not that I'm low enough to be worried)

Main sources are the weekly event shops, the monthly Mirrors shop (only 100 mirror coins for 1m, pretty good), and if you're desperate for more you can trade up to 10k support points for 500k more CC. (the exchange rate isn't so great there so I would not do this unless you really need it) Definitely keep clearing the mirrors CC until you've managed to build up a safe stock of CC.

Running the awakening/enhancement dungeons can give you SOME but unless you're really close to how much you need, it's gonna be kind of hard to fund yourself off that. That's like ~20k coins per run. At least it's half AP right now? :V
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on August 31, 2019, 03:36:36 pm
(https://i.imgur.com/jEuRBqd.png)

Well howdy neighbor!

Edit: Got to 100 pulls on the Sayaka banner and got her, now I gotta scramble to save up for Godoka. Look up Sayaka's summoning animation if you haven't seen it, I think it's my favorite one yet.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Chaore on August 31, 2019, 10:45:08 pm
Well howdy neighbor!

Edit: Got to 100 pulls on the Sayaka banner and got her, now I gotta scramble to save up for Godoka. Look up Sayaka's summoning animation if you haven't seen it, I think it's my favorite one yet.

Ah shit, now everyone knows my poor team planning.  (i'm at Zf9eHGc9 for anyone who wants another madoka button)

Godoka is still about a year out. She originally dropped for the anniversary banner, I think.

Sayaka IS definitely before our drop on Tart and Limited Mami, though. Which sure makes the idea of chunking in for her less attractive than it should be and is VERY rude.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Fulisha of Light on August 31, 2019, 11:49:38 pm
So I made the pull with the guaranteed 4* ticket today; Sayaka is not included in that gacha unfortunately  :( But I did get Kirika  :D Would've liked to have Mami but oh well...

But hey, now I'm one step closer to my themed team  :V
(https://imgur.com/I1ehSeL.png)
I've used other people's Sayakas to see if she'd fit the team, but I'm not feeling it. It surprises me how deep Kirika's voice is.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on September 01, 2019, 03:19:03 am
I spent literally the entire day chugging ap pots and farming m5-5-5 for AI codes. I got... 15. Considering I do mean the ENTIRE day devotedly resetting the quest (not that I didn't forget a little here and there, but...) that's actually pathetically low ;; I spent nearly 400ap before I got even a second drop, and that's during half ap!! Ah well, I need 24 to finish Tsukuyo's doppel and for Tart, and I'm at 23 now... the 8 in Tart's shop will keep me from being too high and dry for anyone else who needs some >.>;; I say that, but alas, I'll definitely be farming more to avoid doing this hell OUTSIDE of half-ap... ah, but I do need to actually get other materials too... thankfully other materials should drop at immensely higher rates and not take an ENTIRE day to grind.

My entire team got about halfway from ep4 to ep5 in the process of this. >_>  But the quest only costs 4ap and actually has really tanky enemies, so this only ran me about 15 50ap pots. Considering how many I just earned powering through side stories from my 80 free pulls a couple days ago, that's not that bad. (I still have like 55 50ap pots, not to mention the max ap ones >.>;  How can I even use all of these!?!)

At least I got a bunch of codes from the last event's extra missions too, since jeez Tsukuyo needs like 24 in total?!
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on September 01, 2019, 03:14:28 pm
Ah shit, now everyone knows my poor team planning.  (i'm at Zf9eHGc9 for anyone who wants another madoka button)


Heh, it's basically the exact setup I have just with slightly different non-Madokas.

Godoka is still about a year out. She originally dropped for the anniversary banner, I think.

Mmm, fair enough. I haven't been looking far enough ahead to really know what's coming but I guess I'll build up a nice big stockpile and then start spending anything I get in excess of that.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on September 01, 2019, 11:51:58 pm
Ah shit, now everyone knows my poor team planning.  (i'm at Zf9eHGc9 for anyone who wants another madoka button)
Followed  :3 I'm Tumalu! plz mutual

Oof, I think today was the final day of the prelims? Go go S rank! :D It wasn't that hard to get in this time, you only needed like 23.5k points per day which allows for two daily losses (or losing on the 2x point fight) as long as you're doing 1.7x fights. That also means you could probably just do 1.5x fights, even. (1.8x are actually pretty risky for non-amazing teams)

Of course, being in S-rank, the quality of the teams during finals will be much more problematic... but it shouldn't be too bad since, again, it wasn't all that hard to get in this time.

Also, farming stuff that isn't AI codes goes so refreshingly fast. It only took a few hours to get up to ~50 wrapping papers and so much cotton. With the next few days to keep stocking up, I should be able to get hella set for all materials currently available. <3 Not to mention getting everyone I have with any real investment to hit maxed episode level... I'm actually leveling up a couple more girls so they can get maxed too just because I can. Ah, rainbow orbs though ._. I can take a couple lv60s with big memorias on, though.

...I'm gonna have to hold back on too many lv5 magia unlocks though or I'll be fresh out of CC in no time. Just the doppel girls first, keep enough for Yach and Tart comin' up...
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Fulisha of Light on September 06, 2019, 07:15:22 am
Mirror Rankings are over, and despite how shit I felt my team was against all the whales that kept popping up and/or killing me, I did pretty good and got ranked as A-1  :D

Emiri being my battle martyr was a worthwhile decision I guess since her death buys me time to power up everyone else.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on September 08, 2019, 02:44:56 am
So... What does Mirrors ranking do? It seems like ranking just ended and is now closed indefinitely, are there any prizes or anything? Were they already distributed and I missed them? When is the next season?
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Ionasal kkll Solciel on September 08, 2019, 09:57:27 am
Oh man, people are probably rioting already about the game's decision to translate Tart's name to Darc.

So... What does Mirrors ranking do? It seems like ranking just ended and is now closed indefinitely, are there any prizes or anything? Were they already distributed and I missed them? When is the next season?

It's basically just showing how much of a PVP fighter (or whale) you are. You did get special Ranking Medals for participating, that you could have redeemed for the usual minor prizes (Fate Weave tix, AP pots, Memoria XP, Magia Chips) in the store.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Your Everyday NEET on September 08, 2019, 10:37:40 am
Oh man, people are probably rioting already about the game's decision to translate Tart's name to Darc.
Well, I'm just laughing my ass of in the corner because that name reminded me of a rejected edgy OC from FanFiction, Dark the Hedgehog, the long lost brother of Shadow the Hedgehog.

Also, obligatory player ID share:
Lil Kyubey name: YEN2
Player ID: PdwHbu9D
Notable unit as of this writing: Lv 80 2 slot Glasses Homura, Lv 100 2 slot Mightiest Magical Girl, Lv 89 2 slot Yachiyo Nanami, Lv 80 2 slot Kaede Akino, Lv 100 3 slot Madoka Kaname, Lv 100 Kazumi.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: PX on September 08, 2019, 04:00:22 pm
Darc is at least close to Jeanne D'Arc, Tart is just hilarious to say
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on September 08, 2019, 08:19:45 pm
The problem is just that even the official english edition of her manga translates her as Tart, so it's kind of doofy to suddenly change it now. "Here's Darc, from side story Darc Magica!" And then people go to read Darc Magica only to find out it's that's TOTALLY not the title. XD
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Fulisha of Light on September 09, 2019, 09:44:29 am
Darc is at least close to Jeanne D'Arc, Tart is just hilarious to say
If you read the manga it explains why she's called Tart and not Jeanne/Darc; Kyubey asked her to spell her full name when she introduced herself and she spelled it as "Jeanne Tart". Kyubey chose to call her Tart as a nickname to differentiate her from other Jeans/Jeannes in that time frame since it was a fairly common name. Tart is one of several variations of her surname, Darc included, but the original and translated manga went with Tart. Why that one, I don't really know but that's what they picked.

The problem is just that even the official english edition of her manga translates her as Tart, so it's kind of doofy to suddenly change it now. "Here's Darc, from side story Darc Magica!" And then people go to read Darc Magica only to find out it's that's TOTALLY not the title. XD
I'm also pretty sure she and other characters call her Tart in the voice clips too. Even though it's in Japanese and most people probably wouldn't understand it, it'd be equally as jarring when characters very clearly call her Tart and not Darc between the voices and the text.
You'd think the translators would do some research to make sure everything lines up especially when they mention the manga since it came first. *end rant*
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: PX on September 09, 2019, 10:44:51 pm
Because it's タルト (Taruto) in Japanese. Still just funny to say.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on September 11, 2019, 12:39:36 pm
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SerelaToday at 8:24 AM
First 90 pulls... tart on 10x number 2, rena #2 3~4 pulls later, tart #2 on 9th 10pull, max slotted yachiyo and pulled several 3 stars I've been missing and mlb'd some good 2~3* memos... man this is going great @.@
 
SerelaToday at 8:32 AM
tart 3 with 1850 gems and 66 single tickets left @.@ omg
and... 4th slot on the second 10 roll after, so uh, GUESS I GET TO SAVE MY LAST 120 ROLLS FOR LATER?
so I got 4s tart in like... 180 rolls

WELP
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Post by: PX on September 11, 2019, 01:14:12 pm
Good news: Finally pulled a 4* that wasn't guaranteed on pull 37
Bad news: It was Tsukuyo, not Tart
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Post by: Chaore on September 11, 2019, 03:38:48 pm
Turned about 270 rolls into a single tart, konoha, and momoko.

Honestly not even the memoria were great. i might as well try and run it back for a 2 slot, but eck.
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Post by: commandercool on September 13, 2019, 03:53:36 pm
Okay, so there are a few things I want to clear up about how this game is played. I think I might be doing some stuff wrong and can't find this information in the manual.

-True or false, the only thing about disc order that matters is that later blast and accel cards have an increased effect. The disc you start with does not grant additional effects to the other discs, unlike command cards in Fate Grand Order.

-True or false, using charge cards later in a combo doesn't have an increased effect.

-True or false, you can't have a puella combo and a blast combo at the same time. Puells combo supercedes blast combo.

-True or false, magia do not contribute to a puella combo. You have to select three standard discs to get one.

I'm basing pretty much all of this on the in-game prompts, I haven't tested any of it. It's definitely possible that the prompts are just unclear or ambiguous, but this seems to be what the game is telling me. Can anyone confirm or deny any of this?

Also, can anyone confirm exactly how Ren's followup attack mechanic works? Every time I think I have it figured out it does something unexpected. I thought it gave the connect attack a special property where if the character it targeted isn't dead at the end of the combo then the attacker gets a fourth attack against that character, but unless I'm misremembering it seems like I've seen characters get their fourth attack in the middle of the combo and possibly against other targets as well. It's possible I'm just seeing things though.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on September 13, 2019, 04:01:26 pm
-False, Accele actually boosts all mp gained that turn if you use an Accele disk first. IIRC it even makes Blast discs give a little bit.
-True, charge is just charge. Fun fact:Puella combo charge does the same damage as puella accele.
-False, you can and it's REALLY strong, especially in mirrors (where all discs are 0.2 base power stronger, so blast discs are proportionately stronger overall). Watch as Tart one-shots an entire team at once with her puella BBB
-True, although according to the wiki Magia actually boost other magias used after them in the same turn???

So, followup attack basically gives the character a Chaser attack. So for example, ideally, you want to use Renconnect->Ren disc->Ren disc for a puella combo where the person she connects to follows up both the second and third disc. (But it still works when anyone else attacks either, just Ren discs give a puella combo) So with Ren's connect, you actually DON'T want give the person she connects to more discs that turn.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on September 13, 2019, 04:43:08 pm
-False, Accele actually boosts all mp gained that turn if you use an Accele disk first. IIRC it even makes Blast discs give a little bit.
-True, charge is just charge. Fun fact:Puella combo charge does the same damage as puella accele.
-False, you can and it's REALLY strong, especially in mirrors (where all discs are 0.2 base power stronger, so blast discs are proportionately stronger overall). Watch as Tart one-shots an entire team at once with her puella BBB
-True, although according to the wiki Magia actually boost other magias used after them in the same turn???

Oh really? So basically all of that seems exactly like how it works in Fate Grand Order. You got your buster brave chains, you got your Noble Phantasm chains. I guess the only difference is that you can't do a brave chain with your own NP/Magia which is kind of odd. And the charge thing is kind of weird, but that whole mechanic is weird. Good to know.

So, followup attack basically gives the character a Chaser attack. So for example, ideally, you want to use Renconnect->Ren disc->Ren disc for a puella combo where the person she connects to follows up both the second and third disc. (But it still works when anyone else attacks either, just Ren discs give a puella combo) So with Ren's connect, you actually DON'T want give the person she connects to more discs that turn.

Ooooh interesting. I've definitely been completely misunderstanding it then.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Ionasal kkll Solciel on September 14, 2019, 10:04:15 am
Well, my rolls on this banner were... not ideal. I picked up Sayaka and Mami relatively early on, so I went hard in on getting enough pulls to get the Guaranteed (to at least get Darc even though ML0 is not ideal), and she was... Mami.

Welp, guess I have to decide whether to use ML0 Kyoko or ML1 Mami on my Mirrors team now...
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: PX on September 14, 2019, 04:52:10 pm
I whaled to brute force the last 40 rolls I needed to get the guaranteed 4* and got Tart... yay
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Fulisha of Light on September 15, 2019, 09:35:33 am
So I just decided to use 10 tickets and 2 10pull tickets for funzies and I got Tart in 30 rolls and I'm not sure how to feel about this right now
(https://imgur.com/1PrfvIn.png)
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: commandercool on September 16, 2019, 09:09:19 pm
Has anybody seen the trailer for the anime? Do we know if it's adapting the game directly? I don't recognize almost anything from it, is it an adaptation of a much later chapter or something?
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on September 17, 2019, 04:03:47 am
It might be more of a "overall plot is based on the game" rather than just directly playing through the same events. Makes sense, since their main audience will enjoy it a lot more if it isn't just a rehash of the scenes they've all already seen. There's also a new character, Kuroe, apparently. (I wonder if she's based on the valentine's 1* welfare Kuro...? I don't know anything about that character, though)

Certainly, very little of the trailer looks familiar at all, and the new character seems to be fairly important in the trailer as well.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Ionasal kkll Solciel on September 22, 2019, 05:17:58 am
It's funny that for all the hype regarding Jeanne and Liz vs. Corbeau for the final battle, both of them are completely useless because the one Memoria that lets you win is Melissa-only.
Title: Re: Magia Record: Rebellion sequel never, so this is canon now...
Post by: Serela on September 22, 2019, 05:23:27 am
It's funny that for all the hype regarding Jeanne and Liz vs. Corbeau for the final battle, both of them are completely useless because the one Memoria that lets you win is Melissa-only.
The funniest part is that Melissa doesn't actually become a magical girl at any point during this, either. I'm just imagining Melissa running up and punching Corbeau out.  :V