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Imperial Wheel S: Feb 2013

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Imperial Wheel S (Japan) has been updated for Feb 25-Mar 01, 2013. The top prize now comes as a set of items - weapon, armor, stance book, rings, weapon costume, etc. - instead of just one weapon. Other prizes include Greek Croma, Nero Croma, Pet Box (Black Dragon), Enhanced Accessories (e.g. Enhanced Will of Argus), etc.




Magic Book of Wilbur
Tome • ATK Rating 34 • ATK 325
ATK +10% vs. All Races, ATK Speed +10%, Penetration +5, Max SP +15%
First released in Imperial Wheel S: Oct 2012.

Crescent of Rayleigh Encyclopedia • ATK Rating 34 • ATK 510 ATK +10% vs. All Races, Penetration +5, ATK Speed +10%, Accuracy +10
Accuracy of Graham Javelin • ATK Rating 34 • ATK 295 ATK +10% vs. All Races, Penetration +5, ATK Speed +10%, Critical +10
Theory of Lawrence Encyclopedia • ATK Rating 34 • ATK 338 ATK +10% vs. All Races, Penetration +3, Block +10
Black Cobra Costume Set
Body Costume + Hat • Barrel

Ice Bangle of Meyer
Ice Bracelet • ATK Rating 34 • ATK 295
ATK +10% vs. All Races, Magic Penetration +5,…

G1 Costume Boxes

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G1 has released 7 series of weapon boxes. These random boxes were available in the Cash Shop for 250 Gold each. They replaced the web games in other localizations (e.g. Imperial Wheel, Helena's Circus of Fate).

Although customized for G1, these boxes have been transferred to T3Fun server as well. I have compiled a list as G1 has deleted the Sword 2 forums. See G1 Weapon Boxes for a list of weapon box counterparts.

G1 Weapon Boxes

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G1 has released 5 series of weapon boxes. These random boxes were available in the Cash Shop for 250 Gold each. They replaced the web games in other localizations (e.g. Imperial Wheel, Helena's Circus of Fate).

I have always saw a resemblance of these gamble boxes/web-games to Fritz Leiber's Bazaar of the Bizarre, where "alien merchants magically mesmerise customers into buying high priced merchandise that is actually worthless trash". Some players however seemed to like them...

Although customized for G1, these boxes have been transferred to T3Fun server as well. I have compiled a list as G1 has deleted the Sword 2 forums. See G1 Costume Boxes for a list of costume box counterparts.


Bug News & Lucky Shop

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So far, the transfer to T3Fun has featured quite a few prominent bugs.
Equipment in inventory and vault lost all their enchantments.Cannot employ mercenary characters. See forum topic here.Assorted problems for family names with various symbols. Concerning these, Ramiel said the following here:

Regarding the gear and family name issue we are still waiting for the results from the other data base, please be patient. [...] we need the data from that server "we want the whole and complete data base" [...]

no estimated time yet, we are still waiting for the update from the other data base, once we received the data all errors will be fixed at the mean time extend your patience even us are extending like a quarter mile already..

about the faction and merc our dev team are working on it, for the other concerns our gms are checking them to verify for any issues
Meanwhile, they fixed Yellow Tiger hatch bug, and "old" Lisa error popup window. (I think "old" Lisa r…

End of GE Indonesia

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After 2 years, LYTO has decided not to renew the contract with IMC for Granado Espada (Indonesia). The game service will be terminated on March 04, 2013. See Penutupan Layanan Granado Espada Online Indonesia for details.

There is some sort of character migration to RF Online, so basically you go from Baroque muskets and pistols to mecha and nuclear weapons! I have difficulty accessing their forums, but you can try to find out more here. LYTO redirected their persistent GE fans to T3Fun instead.

One of the special "features" was LYTO engaging actress/model Asmirandah Zetman to feature as Miss Granado Espada as part of their promotion campaign when the game launched its Open Beta in Jan 19, 2011.


You may download an archived collection of the wallpapers (1280 x 1024) below.



[Download GE Asmirandah Wallpapers]

GEO Unofficial Fix

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This is an UNOFFICIAL fix for some client-sided problems/eyesores currently encountered in Granado Espada Online, dated Feb 18, 2013. This is a temporary measure for players who are interested in some quick fixes while waiting for an official patch. It is the responsibility of T3Fun to hound IMC for official fixes fast. (It may be difficult to be caught between demanding players and developers, but it is their job. If you take the money, then it is your responsibility.) But so far, they only managed 0 to 1 minor fix per week...

Black Tiger buff currently prompts an error popup window. This is the result of a missing script. Added in the buff tip script, so the error window will no longer spam the screen.


Also fixed model/texture errors for Revenant (Event) back costumes and Silver Striker pistol.


Some (not all) text were also fixed for spelling, grammar, consistency, and weird phrasing. A few other miscellaneous cosmetic stuffs were also changed.


Please download the latest version. Of…

Pioneer Merchant Rank Tests

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For basic introduction on the pioneering system, see Pioneer Merchants. These missions are required to promote to a higher rank. A high rank increase the daily point limit, and unlock more items in the shops (provided your Favor Rate is also high enough).



Rascel & Valentine Events

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Rascel (aka Racel) has been released via events for both Singapore and North America servers.


[NA] Playtime Event for Rascel (Feb 05-20, 2013)
Accumulate 600 event points to get [Rascel] Character Card. You get 1 point per 10 minutes of being in-game. So that is 100 hours of AFK... There were some problems with the time tracking [Source], but it was fixed on Feb 13 [Source].





[SG] Anxious Rascel (Feb 07-Mar 07, 2013)
Talk to Rascel in Kielce for a daily random quest. Complete it 25 times to get [Rascel] Character Card. This is similar to the event for Taiwan servers during July 2012 (see 支援前線). The main complaint seems to be that you can only miss 3 (28-25) days before being disqualified from getting the character. See forum discussion here.


[NA/SG] Valentine's Day Event
Talk to Marie every day to start an event mission. Simply run all the way to the left end of the map without getting hit too often. The reward is 10 Failed Chocolates (HP/SP regen potion). Recommended to use Emilia (M…

Joaquin Basement Passage

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Version 10.7.0 introduced 4 new weekly missions - Trinity Elemental Force, Endless Greed, Joaquin Basement Passage, and Road of Avernus. See Missions for a list of raid missions.

Mission Information
Location: Prison de Joaquin Torture Chamber (C4)
Frequency: 1/week
Entry Cost: 1 Key [Joaquin Basement Passage] and 5,000 reputation points
Participants: 1-12
Duration: 60 minutes