Has my game messed itself up?

#1 Edited by Aus_azn (2224 posts) -

Ever since my new obsession with P3P, I've been playing it nonstop. I am now on August 2nd 2009, but I have noticed something VERY strange. My S-Links, including the Fool Arcana, have simply refused to advance. I get the animation and confirmation of ranking up, but it doesn't happen. I have passed Fool 5, but it didn't increase. The only working S-Link appears to be that of Bebe... Whom I can't access due to the summer. 
 
What should I do? New Game? Dump more hours in and pray that it works? What could have caused this!? Internet searching has yet to yield any explanations or solutions. 
 
Also, I have also had some difficulty in getting Chihiro and Yuko's S-Links started. While they swing by at lunchtime to ask to meet, they aren't where they should be....And I haven't seen them since. AFAIK, they haven't wandered into Tartarus, because I've rescued everybody.

#2 Posted by ch3burashka (5113 posts) -

You're fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuucked. 
 
I know what do. 
1) Take P3P. 
2) Put in trash. 
3) Profit.

#3 Posted by eroticfishcake (7786 posts) -

Sounds like a dodgy copy you've got there? Digital or physical copy?

#4 Posted by Driadon (3001 posts) -
@Aus_azn: Sounds like you hit a giant bug. You might be better off restarting.
#5 Posted by Aus_azn (2224 posts) -
@eroticfishcake: PSN? So digital? If it helps, I am on a PSP-3000 launch console... 
 
@Driadon: FFFFFFFUUUUUU Well, I guess. Maybe I may up the difficulty to hard; this game seems fairly straightforward so far...
#6 Posted by endaround (2147 posts) -

You haven't been keeping multiple save files have you? 

#7 Posted by eroticfishcake (7786 posts) -
@Aus_azn: Huh. I've got a hard copy and I haven'y come across anything resembling that at all. Since you've got a digital copy though it may be a good idea to download again if you can just in case. I don't think the model of the PSP should cause any problems but yeah, like Driadon suggested it'll be best to restart rather then soldier on and encounter more game breaking bugs. Look on the brightside, at least the first few hours will fly by since you've done it before and playing on Hard difficulty would be more fun since the combat is more streamlined this time around in comparison to it's PS2 counterpart.
#8 Posted by FancySoapsMan (5841 posts) -

I've never heard of anything like this before :\
 
Starting over is probably your best bet.

#9 Edited by Aus_azn (2224 posts) -
@endaround: No, unfortunately? Is this something I should be doing or is this something that may have screwed this up? 
 
Ah well, sounds like I'm going to be starting over...  I'll try redownloading it too. I wonder, maybe it may have been a corrupted save or data file, whatever.

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