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Re: THE iDOLM@STER 2 Gameplay Thread
« Reply #360 on: November 08, 2011, 01:56:55 am »
I'd note that the premiere event is now Xillia (Rank ??, and is the hardest event in the game), and it's an Audition, not a Festival. Pays 75000 + 10k fans in all areas + the usual happiness boost.

It also (oddly enough) doesn't appear every week - apparently it has a chance of NOT showing up in the target region if you have the voltage reporter with you. It's like it knows...
Heh, bumco's getting smarter though I still think they messed up with money farm Vesperia in normal.


I'd like to note that it's entirely possible to finish it with just about anyone now - Mami's appeal spread has shortened, and Chihaya's appeal spread has widened. I think the appeal modes are a little more balanced now. Then again I've been talking with someone who's been taking Yayoi everywhere he goes and proving that it can be done, with relative ease, notably.
Ye, I noticed how the multipliers after a Chihaya burst seems to be worse than before if you don't go duo appeal, that's why I mentioned Hibiki before seeing as how she isn't balanced out like Chihaya.


Also noted that you stated 67k was the 2nd song's requirement for top 20. It's actually from memory closer to 80k. (I had a 68k and what happens is they charge in a series of risers to prevent you creeping over the previous line)
56k, though it should be 560k but for some reason I tend to write out them mans as k.
I sped up a bit and slacked off some jobs to quick forward to week 17 and it's a song with 558k sales. Even with slightly lowered score due to missing a few lessons I made 559k and entered top just barely.


My song in particular would have been a number 1 in normal mode, but it doesn't even rate a mention in hyper.
I understand fully well that the actual opposition in the charts are raised but I believe we were talking about ranking in the top 20 with your first 2 releases in order to get better earning jobs.

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Re: THE iDOLM@STER 2 Gameplay Thread
« Reply #361 on: November 08, 2011, 02:03:30 am »
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Tell her to get lost and shove her in a closet (Okay, the meeting room but you know, the initial 765 offices aren't that big...) It's just a tutorial about how to use the interaction system, if you're wondering.

Anyway, after you record in S4U (Finish a song) and you SAVE on leaving S4U...

You want the 5th option from the main menu, then in that subsection you want the 2nd of the two options. (The first is the camera shots you took.)

Thanks! I'm gonna try it now!

Also I got Iori her damn juice....she still yelled at me though.
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Re: THE iDOLM@STER 2 Gameplay Thread
« Reply #362 on: November 08, 2011, 02:07:04 am »
Heh, bumco's getting smarter though I still think they messed up with money farm Vesperia in normal.

56k, though it should be 560k but for some reason I tend to write out them mans as k.
I sped up a bit and slacked off some jobs to quick forward to week 17 and it's a song with 558k sales. Even with slightly lowered score due to missing a few lessons I made 559k and entered top just barely.

I understand fully well that the actual opposition in the charts are raised but I believe we were talking about ranking in the top 20 with your first 2 releases in order to get better earning jobs.

I mess up the counting too, Japanese counting confuses me for the entirely of one reason - it groups the last FOUR digits, then groups the 3s like everywhere else. I have no idea WHY either, and I've studied linguistics.

I couldn't get my second in, even though I sold 680k for song 2. Odd. Maybe the game variates? I had to wait until song 3 to get into the top 20 because I was denied at 21 (Then taken down several notches immediately after).

It may be a timing thing. I think they geared it so that any opportunity windows to sneak up to a rank close in a week.

This would suggest that any sort of keep tactics would backfire in your face.
« Last Edit: November 08, 2011, 02:12:40 am by Setsuna »
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Re: THE iDOLM@STER 2 Gameplay Thread
« Reply #363 on: November 08, 2011, 02:14:25 am »
I did what you said and it didn't record......

FAIL.


Um, how do I record in S4U! again? I finished the song but t didn't record. :-[
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« Reply #364 on: November 08, 2011, 02:17:57 am »
I did what you said and it didn't record......

FAIL.


Um, how do I record in S4U! again? I finished the song but t didn't record. :-[

You probably missed the bit where I said you had to save the recording.

You will need to go to S4U, set up and execute a song as per normal.

You will then get promoted 'Do you want to save the performance?' You want to say yes (for one)

Then you will need to exit S4U.

You will get asked 'Do you want to leave?' (Yes)
It will then ask 'Do you want to save everything you did in S4U?' You MUST answer Yes to this question.

It will then punt you back to the main menu. You go from there.
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Re: THE iDOLM@STER 2 Gameplay Thread
« Reply #365 on: November 08, 2011, 02:22:11 am »
OMG!! It worked!!!


Thank you Setsuna~ :D :)
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Re: THE iDOLM@STER 2 Gameplay Thread
« Reply #366 on: November 08, 2011, 03:31:01 pm »
Um, also I have another question. I don't know if any of you know this but...

Does anyone know which store (BK Maniac or Lucky Rabbit) has the I Like Hamburger Extend outfit? :-\

I REALLY WANT IT!!!!!

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Re: THE iDOLM@STER 2 Gameplay Thread
« Reply #367 on: November 08, 2011, 03:51:32 pm »
Clear the game with Yayoi in your unit and you'll get it for free. The accessories associated with it however requires you to play hyper.

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Re: THE iDOLM@STER 2 Gameplay Thread
« Reply #368 on: November 08, 2011, 04:11:21 pm »
Clear the game with Yayoi in your unit and you'll get it for free. The accessories associated with it however requires you to play hyper.
Do you know if all of the DLC costumes are like that, and with who?

edit: and Nanairo Botan / Princess Melody, too. Or is that just doing the Ritsuko-thing and completing the game on Hyper mode?

I want to add some non-situational stuff to the PS3-section on the top post...^^;
« Last Edit: November 08, 2011, 04:14:05 pm by TweenDoriru »

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Re: THE iDOLM@STER 2 Gameplay Thread
« Reply #369 on: November 08, 2011, 04:27:17 pm »
Info stolen from atwiki.

The 'free' items in the game are:

Snowflake lilypad- Yukiho
The Best Schoolmate- Chihaya
Street Hopper- Hibiki
Burger Skater- Yayoi
For the other 5 idols you get a former 360 DLC pattern.
^fix'd typo

Accessories associated with the extends and extra ones are obtained by increasing in producer rank
Rank 2: Missing pieces from the School set
Rank 3: Shiro Neko set
Rank 4: Some items of the Street Hopper set
Rank 5: Some items of the Street Hopper set

Clearing Hyper gives you the burger skater items

Extra Mode gives you the Ryuuguu Komachi set, 4x former DLC patterns, Princess Melody, the tri-burst charm and a song if you get a perfect for everyone.
Extra Mode itself is unlocked after 1 playthrough.

Beyond the Stars can't be obtained in your first 3 playthroughs, but statwise Princess Melody is just as strong.
« Last Edit: November 08, 2011, 04:36:13 pm by BT2 »

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Re: THE iDOLM@STER 2 Gameplay Thread
« Reply #370 on: November 08, 2011, 04:30:28 pm »
Info stolen from atwiki.

The 'free' items in the game are:

Snowflake lilypad- Yukiho
The Best Schoolmate- Chihaya
Street Hopper- Hibiki
Burger Skater- Yayoi
For the other 5 idols you get a former 360 DLC patterns.


Accessories associated with the extends and extra ones are obtained by increasing in producer rank
Rank 2: Missing pieces from the School set
Rank 3: Shiro Neko set
Rank 4: Some items of the Street Hopper set
Rank 5: Some items of the Street Hopper set

Clearing Hyper gives you the burger skater items

Extra Mode gives you the Ryuuguu Komachi set, 4x former DLC patterns, Princess Melody, the tri-burst charm and a song if you get a perfect for everyone.
Extra Mode itself is unlocked after 1 playthrough.

Beyond the Stars can't be obtained in your first 3 playthroughs, but statwise Princess Melody is just as strong.
Thanks a lot!

Though, why can't you get Beyond the Stars in the first 3? Did they change it from just needing to complete the game with Miki/Hibiki/Takane?
« Last Edit: November 08, 2011, 04:42:17 pm by TweenDoriru »

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Re: THE iDOLM@STER 2 Gameplay Thread
« Reply #371 on: November 08, 2011, 04:37:44 pm »
Though, why can't you get Beyond the Stars in the first 3? Did they change it from just needing to complete the game with Miki/Hibiki/Takane?
That's because you need to produce all 3 as leader instead of any of them.

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Re: THE iDOLM@STER 2 Gameplay Thread
« Reply #372 on: November 08, 2011, 05:06:33 pm »
That's because you need to produce all 3 as leader instead of any of them.
I get it. It makes sense since they unlock different things individually...can't believe I didn't think of it before I asked XD

Anyway, thanks for the info, BT2~ Going to link to this in the top post since it comes out a bit long:

Catalog 01
Snowflake Lilypad: Complete the game with Yukiho in your unit.
The Best Schoolmate: Complete the game with Chihaya in your unit.
Fortune Clover (Floral): Complete the Extra Episode with Ritsuko.
Fire Opal 76ct. (Luxury): Complete the game with Miki in your unit.
PleadesM45 (Starry): Complete the game with Mami in your unit.
(accessories)
Sports Bag & Warm Boots Cover: Reach Producer Rank 2.
Pretty Mittens: Reach Producer Rank 4.


Catalog 02
Street Hopper: Complete the game with Hibiki in your unit.
Sakura Storm (Floral): Complete the game with Haruka in your unit.
Baby Blue Jaguar (Luxury): Complete the game with Makoto in your unit.
Puzzle Del Sol (Starry): Complete the Extra Episode with Ami.
(accessories)
Chemical Light Collar: Reach Producer Rank 4.
Heartbeat Sunglasses & Chemical Light Anklet: Reach Producer Rank 5.


Catalog 03
Burger Skater: Complete the game with Yayoi in your unit.
Saint Iris (Floral): Complete the Extra Episode with Iori.
Desert Traveler (Luxury): Complete the Extra Episode with Azusa.
Orion Nebula (Starry): Complete the game with Takane in your unit.
(accessories)
Burger Headset, Burger Mitts, & Burger Kneepads: Complete the game on "Hyper" difficulty.
« Last Edit: November 12, 2011, 06:08:58 pm by TweenDoriru »

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Re: THE iDOLM@STER 2 Gameplay Thread
« Reply #373 on: November 08, 2011, 05:11:36 pm »
I couldn't get my second in, even though I sold 680k for song 2. Odd. Maybe the game variates? I had to wait until song 3 to get into the top 20 because I was denied at 21 (Then taken down several notches immediately after).
I think I understand why you're having problems ranking in there. Could it be because Miku's in the top 20 thus essentially dropping #19 to #20. To be honest I haven't paid attention to #19 when I checked the charts and I'm too lazy to check it again but #19 might have 680k+ sales in w17.

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Re: THE iDOLM@STER 2 Gameplay Thread
« Reply #374 on: November 08, 2011, 09:22:54 pm »
I get it. It makes sense since they unlock different things individually...can't believe I didn't think of it before I asked XD

Anyway, thanks for the info, BT2~ Going to link to this in the top post since it comes out a bit long

Thank you Doriru and BT2 this is really helpful!