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FAQ by Marcelo X

Version: 1.1 | Updated: 10/18/05

Final Fantasy VII Snowboarding FAQ
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Author
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Marcelo X of WarMECH's Domain
Email: marcelox@warmech.net
Website: http://www.warmech.net


Version Information
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0.0 - 06/21/2005 - Started making the FAQ
1.0 - 06/21/2005 - FAQ released
1.1 - 10/18/2005 - Added three compatible phones and the Info. description


Introduction
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-This is the third FAQ I have written.

-This FAQ is based on ver. 1.0.0 of the game.

-If you want to use any of this information or host the FAQ, please contact me
to acquire permission.


Release Date
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-April 1, 2005


Compatible Cellphones
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-LG VX8000
-LG VX8100
-Audiovox 8940
-Samsung A890


Carrier
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-Verizon Wireless


Format
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-BREW (Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless)


Developer
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-SQUARE ENIX Co., Ltd.


Publisher
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-SQUARE ENIX, Inc.


General Information
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-The title screen is a section of Icicle Inn from Final Fantasy VII.  You can
move around freely but you can't enter any houses and there are no people to
talk to.

-This game is a modified port of the snowboarding mini-game from Final Fantasy
VII.  In Final Fantasy VII you first play this mini-game in the town Icicle Inn 
after the Shinra soldiers prohibit anyone from leaving the area.  After this
scene the mini-game becomes available in the Gold Saucer.


How To Download
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-Go to the menu by pressing the OK button on the main screen.

-Enter the GET IT NOW section.

-Choose Get Fun & Games.

-Pick Get New.

-Go inside the V CAST Games section.

-Click on FINAL FANTASY VII Snowboarding.

-Select if you want either Subscription or Unlimited (or choose Info. to learn
more about the game.)

-This is what it says if you choose Info., the name does not scroll so "FINAL
FANTASY VII Snow" is all that you see:

FINAL FANTASY VII Snow

Play the snowboarding game
from FINAL FANTASY VII on your
mobile phone!
[Size: 429K]


Pricing
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-Subscription (Monthly) - $2.99

-Unlimited - $9.99


How To Start The Game
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-Go to the menu by pressing the OK button on the main screen.

-Enter the GET IT NOW section.

-Choose Get Fun & Games.

-Pick FINAL FANTASY VII Snowboarding.

-Either move cloud to the red triangle or press the OK button to have him move
automatically.


Default Controls
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-Regular Controls
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--Press Up to speed up

--Press Down to slow down

--Press Left to turn left

--Press Right to turn right

--Press OK to Jump

--Press the Right Soft Button to open the menu

--Press CLR to bring up a RETRY? menu (Picking YES will take you to the Course
Select Menu)

--Press END to go back to the main screen of the cellphone.


-Alternative Controls
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--Press 2 to speed up

--Press 8 to slow down

--Press 1 to turn left

--Press 3 to turn right

--Press 4 to turn slightly left

--Press 6 to turn slightly right

--Press 5 to Jump

--Press the Right Soft Button to open the Help Menu

--Press CLR to bring up a RETRY? menu (Picking YES will take you to the Course
Select Menu)

--Press END to go back to the main screen of the cellphone.


Gameplay Modes
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-Score Attack
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--Score is accumulated by three categories: Technique, Time and Balloon.

--Technique counts as 30% of your score (30 Points).

--Time counts as 30% of your score (30 Points).

--Balloon counts as 40% of your score (40 Points).

--Red balloons are worth 1 Point.

--Blue balloons are worth 3 Points.

--Green balloons are worth 5 Points.

--You lose 1 point every time you fall.

--Beginner Course is available from the first time you play.

--Middle Course becomes available once you score 70 points or better in
Beginner Course.

--Advanced Course becomes available once you score 70 points or better in
Middle Course.

--Ranking List: Awful, Bad, Good and Cool.


-TIME ATTACK!
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--TIME ATTACK! becomes available once you score 70 points or better in
Advanced Course.

--Start any Score Attack course and there will be a Yellow balloon at the very
beginning, touch it to initiate the TIME ATTACK! mode.

--The floor becomes checkered, no longer covered in snow.

--The default Course Record for the Beginner Course is 01'30"000.

--The default Course Record for the Middle Course is 01'50"000.

--The default Course Record for the Advanced Course is 02'05"000.

--Ranking List: Failed, Poor, Average, Good, Very Good, Excellent, Super and
Freak.


Help Menu
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-Title Screen / Course Select
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--HELP - A seven page text manual that explains how to play the game.

--SOUND VOLUME - OFF / MIN / MID / MAX

--CONFIG - ASSIGN / DEFAULT

--VERSION - Tells the name and version number of the game.


-Score Attack
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--OPTION - JUMP - NORMAL / SPIN

--CONTINUE - Continues the game.

--RETRY - Takes you back to the Course Select menu.

--HELP MENU - Same as the Title Screen / Course Select Help Menu.

--EXIT - YES / NO (Takes you back to Get Fun & Games menu.)


-TIME ATTACK!
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--OPTION - GHOST - Board / ??? / OFF

---Board is a transparent Moogle and ??? is a slightly transparent Cactuar.

--OPTION - SURFACE - SNOW / CHECKED

--OPTION - JUMP - NORMAL / SPIN

--CONTINUE - Continues the game.

--RETRY - Takes you back to the Course Select menu.

--HELP MENU - Same as the Title Screen / Course Select Help Menu.

--EXIT - YES / NO (Takes you back to Get Fun & Games menu.)


Music
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-Title Screen - Same music as the town Icicle Inn in Final Fantasy VII. (Track
Name - Buried In The Snow)

-Course Select - There is no music

-Score Attack / TIME ATTACK! - Same music as playing the snowboarding mini-game
in Gold Saucer.  There was no music when snowboarding for the first time when
escaping from Icicle Inn, only the sound of wind. (Track Name - Electric de
Chocobo)

-Passing the finishing line - Same music as when you pass the finishing line in
the snowboarding mini-game in Final Fantasy VII. (Track Name - Fanfare)


Glitch
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-If you jump right before crossing the finishing line, Cloud will go a little
further than he's supposed to and crash instead of spinning around to pose. He
will not stay down though, he will stand up and do the normal pose.


Miscellaneous
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-For screenshots of this game, go to www.warmech.net


Credits
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-Square Enix Co., LTD.
--For creating Final Fantasy.

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