Neptunia Re;Birth1 Black Heart Fight Strategy and Save File

So Neptunia Re;Birth 1 has a pretty disastrously hard boss fight: Black Heart, and it’s right at the start of the game. If you’re here, you might have ragequit because of it. I come bearing the following good news:

  • Re;Birth 1 is the only game in the series this unreasonable
  • There’s only 2 fights like this, both at the start of the game
  • A half hour+ of grinding is really all that’s needed to make this quite easy, it’s mostly a level mismatch
  • I have a PC save file to help you get past it without spoiling the rest of the game!
Guide Index

Return to the Neptunia Mega Guide, which links guides and info for all games.

Fighting Black Heart: Easy Mode (PC Only)

Download this save file (created by @badp) and you’ll be level 15 and just before the Black Heart fight. It copies to save slot 19 so it shouldn’t erase any of your saves. Copy it to “Documents\My Games\Idea Factory International, Inc\Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1”, on modern Windows systems pasting that into Windows Explorer’s bar will take you right there. Failing that, navigate to your My Documents folder and continue down.

No DLC was used in making the save so it’s maximally compatible, but you’ll have to re-obtain Peashy/Plutia and grind them a tiny bit if you bought the DLC (not a big deal at all since all characters get XP not just the party). Should be fairly easy but read the strategy below if you’re still new to the series/having issues.

Unfortunately due to trophies I do not believe such a method is possible on PS Vita so you’ll have to grind a bit yourself and follow below.

Continue reading “Neptunia Re;Birth1 Black Heart Fight Strategy and Save File”

Tap Into Japan: How to Import from Amazon Japan

So you want pretty, expensive Japanese things but you don’t live in pretty, expensive Japan, huh? Amazon’s Japanese branch has recently become a lot friendlier to importers, so if you want Japanese games, figures or other collectibles, it’s a good time to try them out. Here’s how to get started!

Create an Account and shop in English

Using Amazon Japan in English has never been easier with this English landing page.

Alternately, just click the globe dropdown at the top left of the page here:

locale

It’ll open up this menu, just click “English” then the dialog itself and most of the rest of the site translates itself immediately.

Continue reading “Tap Into Japan: How to Import from Amazon Japan”

SuperDimension Neptune vs Sega Hard Girls Guide

This is a mostly complete guide for Superdimension Neptune vs Sega Hard Girls for PS Vita and PC.

I got sidetracked and it’s not quite as complete as I would like, but as always with my guides, feel free to leave any questions or comments in the Comments Section below and I’ll update. All info should be valid for both Playstation Vita and PC versions of the game.

Welcome to SuperDimension Neptune vs Sega Hard Girls!

Missibles Warning

Yes, this game has missable Medals and Baseballs required for trophies. It’s not a big deal unless you’re aware of it, but be mindful. Specifically Panique Cave and floors 1 and 2 of Toyopolis need to be re-explored after certain events (adding the bridge in Megadrive Panique Cave and adding floors to Toyopolis).

Other than these, and the fact that a New Game Plus is required to perform certain actions (including the Delphinus trophy) this game is extremely light on missable content and very stress free!

Is it Good?

I’ll have a full review coming on this site soon. But it’s the best side game so far (almost as good as a Rebirth series game I would say), though it has some flaws. I’d recommend it for any fans of Neptunia or big fans of Sega Hard Girls for sure.

I have a playlist on Youtube with a nearly complete English playthrough already if you want some impressions and gameplay.

Updates

Continue reading “SuperDimension Neptune vs Sega Hard Girls Guide”

Tap Tap Fish – AbyssRium Halloween Event (2016) Mini-Guide

This is a “mini guide” for Tap Tap Fish – AbyssRium, with only the Halloween Event (2016) information, split out to be faster & easier to load on mobile devices. Feel free to add to your homescreen for easy access!
See the main guide for a more comprehensive set of information.

If you enjoy my guides, please consider contributing to my Patreon to help me make even more, higher-quality guides & articles! With enough funds I can reduce or even remove ads as well!

Continue reading “Tap Tap Fish – AbyssRium Halloween Event (2016) Mini-Guide”

Green The Planet 2 Guide

Green The Planet 2 is an idle game somewhat like AbyssRium which I just recently made a guide for earlier. You use a variety of turret weapons to blast meteors and use the scrap that flies off them to turn planets green.

If you enjoy my guides, please consider contributing to my Patreon to help me make even more, higher-quality guides & articles! With enough funds I can reduce or even remove ads as well!

As always if any information is missing from this guide or if you have a question to ask, feel free to let me know in the Comments below.

Green The Planet 2 Videos & Review

You can watch my Green The Planet 2 video review here!

Video demonstration of all weapons in Green The Planet 2 being used at level 11 and max Unit level.

Updates

2017-10-17: Added info on the new IAP thanks to Tachys in the comments!

2017-09-15: Green The Planet 2 updated with two new IAP, one to disable ads, the other I’m not sure how it works but it claims to speed up analysis. If anyone bought them I’d love to know the exact details!

2017-05-14: Started playing again. Started some updates: Of note, Auto Launcher now works for charge weapons!

2017-05-01: I lost my save file for this Green The Planet 2 a while back and noticed the game and the guide have been picking up traction. If I’m missing anything let me know or ask a question and I’ll try to improve the guide.

Green The Planet 2 Game Info

Title: Green The Planet 2
Platform: Android & iOS
Language: English
Release date: 2016?
Developer: Kikaku Damashii, Inc
Price: Free to Play with ads/IAP to disable ads
Genre: Idle Game/Turret
Filesize: 32 MB (Up to ~200 with cached ads)
Cloud Save: NO
Always Online: No. Ads do not load offline.
Gambling element: No
Battery Drain: Very high
Data Usage: None (Offline)/ Moderate (watching video ads + online)

Green The Planet 2 Walkthrough

Continue reading “Green The Planet 2 Guide”

AbyssRium: Tap Tap Fish Hidden Fish & Gameplay Guide

This guide has all hidden fish in AbyssRium: Tap Tap Fish for iOS and Android, and their unlocking requirements, and pretty much all you need to know about AbyssRium. The guide’s pretty big, so use the Table of Contents below to look around! Come chat about the game in our Discord

If the guide helped you, you can buy me a coffee on Ko-Fi!  Catch up on new features on my YouTube, I do a new video for every new update/feature.  See the Guides Index for guides on other aspects of AbyssRium, or other games. You can also chat in my Discord server!

Get AbyssRium Updates!

Follow on your favorite social (or get email alerts of new guides):
Twitter
Facebook
YouTube

Updates

2020-05-18: May event guide. Easy event currency guide.

2020-04-26: AbyssRium Pole has a new event.

2020-04-18: New lottery fish, I made a video on it and reviewed the fish

2020-04-18: New Years Event Fish Exhibition  on my youtube channel. Unrelated, but it’s my birthday tomorrow!

2020-04-07: Spring Event out, guide here

2020-03-22: They added a new “Free” squid icon to the menus. It is mostly an advertisement for the IAPs and other ways to spend real money or pearls. The only “new” and “free” part of it is the ability to watch an ad for pearls. It’s also hideous and cluttersome but what do you expect at this point.

Support Sir TapTap on Patreon!

You can support me and my guides monthly on Patreon (and score some rewards like cute cat pictures)! The more I earn the more time I can spend on improving guides like this. My PayPal is a thing too if you can’t do monthly subscriptions.

2020-05-06: Theme Park Event Guide is out!

2020-01-21: Added a section on these “Hiding Fish” since the game is super confusing and they don’t seem to be going away. Some new Hiding Fish related Expand Item rewards were added to the game.

Continue reading “AbyssRium: Tap Tap Fish Hidden Fish & Gameplay Guide”

Guide to Understanding the Hyperdimension Neptunia Timeline

Hyperdimension Neptunia can be a confusing series to try to keep up with for new players; it’s actually pretty simple, but the titles are definitely weird for sure. So here’s two explanations, one short that tells you all you need to know, and one long that tells you probably way more than you need to know.

Update 2018-03-19: So Cyberdimension Neptunia released and it’s largely in the “non-canon spinoffs” section, though it could potentially be in the main timeline post-Victory 2. Not much of consequence story-wise happens in it so it doesn’t really matter where/whether it’s in the timeline, though it’s inclusion of certain characters makes it clearly post V2 if it is “canon”. But it’s mostly focused on slice-of-life and character development over any plot threads. 

Guide Index

Return to the Neptunia Mega Guide, which links guides and info for all games.

The Short Version

Easier to show than tell, really:

A diagram of the Hyperdimension Neptunia timeline. See "Text Version" below for a text representation.
Click for a higher res version

Basically we have three mainline games which have a PS3 release and a Vita/PC Remake, a fourth mainline game with a single PS4/PC release, and a bunch of Vita/PC side games with no bearing in canon. The remakes are functionally equivalent to the main games in terms of the canon story, so don’t worry about “which” canon.

VIIR is a new addition, but is largely the same as VII as far as story is concerned.

Continue reading “Guide to Understanding the Hyperdimension Neptunia Timeline”

MegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune VS Zombies Review

On May 10th, MegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune VS Zombies releases. It’s a multiplayer Neptunia spinoff focusing on Blanc (sigh, and Neptune…) that’s based on Neptunia U’s parts but with a new Multiplayer component, some Monster Hunter inspiration and some general retooling that makes it feel more like it’s own game. This title is from Idea Factory and Tamsoft, developers of Senran Kagura and also Neptunia U.

I’ve played both the Japanese and English releases, so let’s see how this multiplayer action spin on the Neptunia franchise stacks up.

Multiplayer Screen Shot 2015-11-22 19-44-07
Team up for Victory!

Continue reading “MegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune VS Zombies Review”

How to import Japanese Estival Versus saves to the Localization

If you’re like me and imported the Japanese release of Senran Kagura Estival Versus AND bought the localized release, you might have been disappointed your old save file didn’t work in the English release. Well, it turns out you CAN import that save data, we just need to use the cross save feature! Here’s a quick step by step guide, this should only take a minute.

Note that you still need to have the Japanese copy of the game to do this with, your save file alone can’t be imported, we need to use the Cross Save functionality ingame to export and import.

Also since this is cross save, you can import a Japanese Vita version’s save data into the US PS4 release or whatever you like.

Continue reading “How to import Japanese Estival Versus saves to the Localization”