I made every Soul Blade character and costume in Soul Calibur V

Posted by MysteriousBob (6272 posts) -

SCV is a fantastic game that redeems the bloated mess that was SCIV. Yes, the story mode is laughably bad but if you buy a fighting game for the single player then I'm afraid you're missing the point entirely. It may not have a huge variety of modes but they really focused on what matters- the combat is deeper than ever and it probably has the best online of any fighting game I've ever played. Some more original characters would have been nice, but what are you going to do with a reboot? My number one reason to own this game is for the character creation. Give me any kind of character creation in a game and I guarantee you I'll probably spend more time making stuff than actually playing. Ever the nostalgic type, I decided to revisit the first game in the Soul series, Soul Blade (or Soul Edge, whatever). When it came to 'tone' Blade is my favourite game in the series and I believe it had the best characters. I'll take Li Long over Maxi anyday.

I decided to bring those great character designs into the current generation with the miracle of player customisation.

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4A112A181B82017B

Its taken over seven hours (cool how the game keeps track of that) but I have created 31 costumes from Soul Edge/Blade. I have made:

Li Long (P1, P2, P3)

Rock (P1, P2, P3)

Seung Mina (P1, P2, P3)

Taki (P1, P2, P3)

Sophitia (P1, P2, P3)

Hwang (P1, P2, P3)

Siegfried (P1, P2, P3)

Mitsurugi (P1, P2, P3)

Cervantes (P1, P2, P3)

Voldo (P1, P2, P3)

Nightmare (Siegfried!)

Some of these were far easier to make than others (Voldo was a massive pain in the arse) but I'm pretty pleased with the results. Oh and I'd like to thank Namco for giving us 50 creation slots.

I'm thinking of starting a series of reviews of creation tools in games. If anyone thinks this would be a good idea, let me know.

#1 Posted by MysteriousBob (6272 posts) -

SCV is a fantastic game that redeems the bloated mess that was SCIV. Yes, the story mode is laughably bad but if you buy a fighting game for the single player then I'm afraid you're missing the point entirely. It may not have a huge variety of modes but they really focused on what matters- the combat is deeper than ever and it probably has the best online of any fighting game I've ever played. Some more original characters would have been nice, but what are you going to do with a reboot? My number one reason to own this game is for the character creation. Give me any kind of character creation in a game and I guarantee you I'll probably spend more time making stuff than actually playing. Ever the nostalgic type, I decided to revisit the first game in the Soul series, Soul Blade (or Soul Edge, whatever). When it came to 'tone' Blade is my favourite game in the series and I believe it had the best characters. I'll take Li Long over Maxi anyday.

I decided to bring those great character designs into the current generation with the miracle of player customisation.

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4A112A181B82017B

Its taken over seven hours (cool how the game keeps track of that) but I have created 31 costumes from Soul Edge/Blade. I have made:

Li Long (P1, P2, P3)

Rock (P1, P2, P3)

Seung Mina (P1, P2, P3)

Taki (P1, P2, P3)

Sophitia (P1, P2, P3)

Hwang (P1, P2, P3)

Siegfried (P1, P2, P3)

Mitsurugi (P1, P2, P3)

Cervantes (P1, P2, P3)

Voldo (P1, P2, P3)

Nightmare (Siegfried!)

Some of these were far easier to make than others (Voldo was a massive pain in the arse) but I'm pretty pleased with the results. Oh and I'd like to thank Namco for giving us 50 creation slots.

I'm thinking of starting a series of reviews of creation tools in games. If anyone thinks this would be a good idea, let me know.

#2 Posted by StarvingGamer (8245 posts) -

Your video link is broken, but I'll take a look at it sometime after work. I'm interested to see how accurate you were able to be.

#3 Posted by MysteriousBob (6272 posts) -

@StarvingGamer said:

Your video link is broken, but I'll take a look at it sometime after work. I'm interested to see how accurate you were able to be.

Thanks for letting me know, its fixed now.

#4 Posted by Shun_Akiyama (490 posts) -

Seung mina didn't have that big of boobs

#5 Posted by MysteriousBob (6272 posts) -

@Shun_Akiyama said:

Seung mina didn't have that big of boobs

If thats the first thing you look for, then you should probably play Dead or Alive instead.

#6 Posted by James_Giant_Peach (751 posts) -

@MysteriousBob said:

if you buy a fighting game for the single player then I'm afraid you're missing the point entirely.

My 6-12 year old self who played arcade mode of every Tekken and SF game on my own for hours on end and had tons of fun would wholeheartedly disagree. But I do see your point. Anyway that's really cool stuff, nice job.

#7 Posted by Shun_Akiyama (490 posts) -
@MysteriousBob said:

@Shun_Akiyama said:

Seung mina didn't have that big of boobs

If thats the first thing you look for, then you should probably play Dead or Alive instead.

Well your one one that made them so big. So that's a pretty hypocritical thing to say.
#8 Posted by mandude (2669 posts) -

Holy shit, Soul Calibur is Soul Blade?

Mind = blown.

#9 Posted by MysteriousBob (6272 posts) -

@Shun_Akiyama said:

@MysteriousBob said:

@Shun_Akiyama said:

Seung mina didn't have that big of boobs

If thats the first thing you look for, then you should probably play Dead or Alive instead.

Well your one one that made them so big. So that's a pretty hypocritical thing to say.

I wasn't really paying too much attention to the sliders. Skin colour and height is more important to me.

#10 Posted by MysteriousBob (6272 posts) -

@mandude said:

Holy shit, Soul Calibur is Soul Blade?

Mind = blown.

They share the same characters, gameplay and story and you didn't realise Soul Calibur was a sequel?

#11 Edited by Shun_Akiyama (490 posts) -
@MysteriousBob said:

@Shun_Akiyama said:

@MysteriousBob said:

@Shun_Akiyama said:

Seung mina didn't have that big of boobs

If thats the first thing you look for, then you should probably play Dead or Alive instead.

Well your one one that made them so big. So that's a pretty hypocritical thing to say.

I wasn't really paying too much attention to the sliders. Skin colour and height is more important to me.

yeah sure you were *wink*
#12 Posted by mandude (2669 posts) -

@MysteriousBob said:

@mandude said:

Holy shit, Soul Calibur is Soul Blade?

Mind = blown.

They share the same characters, gameplay and story and you didn't realise Soul Calibur was a sequel?

Beyond the hundreds of hours sunken into Soul Blade, I've never had any exposure to the series. I vaguely remember the Yoda and Darth Vader ads, but this thread is somewhat of a revelation for me.

#13 Posted by Herocide (441 posts) -

Nice, man. I was getting nostalgia for Li Long and Siegfried too. I also forgot that Rock existed until just now.

#14 Posted by treesir (2 posts) -

thank u for your effort ,here is some more info about it

http://www.dotmmo.com/soulcalibur-8966.html

#15 Posted by treesir (2 posts) -

thank u for your effort ,here is some more info about it

http://www.dotmmo.com/soulcalibur-8966.html

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