A turn-based RPG adventure, full of video game references, juvenile dialogue, and anime fanservice... and also strategic combat, monster catching, and tons of treasure hunting!
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Overwhelmingly Positive (233) - 98% of the 233 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (756) - 98% of the 756 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Nov 30, 2018
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January 16

EBF5 version 1.5!

Hey guys, version 1.5 is available now.
To opt-in, go to Steam Client > EBF5 > right-click > Properties > Betas > Select the other version.
I’ll set this live for everyone in a few days if no problems are found.

Here’s a list of changes:
• Added the Chinese New Year holiday quest, which includes 2 new equips and a new skill. (available 18th of Jan)
• Nerfed the Cosmic Gigalith. It no longer does damage when killed, and it has less HP if you save after beating it.
• Buffed the Evil Players, by making cheap tactics less effective against them.
• Added a new music track, used in the 1st and 4th dungeons.
• Reduced foe stat growth after level 36, so players are not punished for grinding at the end of the game.
• Fixed a bunch of minor bugs, translation errors, and made some minor balancing changes, like buffing Snow Cats.
• Someone pointed out that the audio was set to mono rather than stereo, so let me know if it sounds any better now.

This might be the last update for a few months. But I’ve got a lot of new content planned for later!
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December 16, 2018

EBF5 version 1.4!

EBF5 has been updated to version 1.4!
At the moment you have to opt-in to get it - I'll set it live for everyone in a couple of days.

This update is mostly minor bug fixes and behind-the-scenes stuff:
• A change I made in v1.2 made the game run slightly slower, so that should be fixed now.
• The saving system no longer uses Flash files now, so people should no longer see the Flash player pop-ups. (Let me know if you do, you may need to delete the old files manually.)
• Cloud saving between different machines should be more reliable now.
• More translation mistakes fixed.

To get the new version, go to Steam Client > EBF5 > Properties > Betas > And opt into the beta version. You should see "v1.4" on the title screen once the game updates.

Since I changed the saving system, I want to be 100% sure that there's no problems before I make the change live for everyone. If you want to be safe, make a back-up save file before you update!
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About This Game

Epic Battle Fantasy 5 is an over-the-top turn-based RPG adventure, full of video game references, juvenile dialogue, and anime fanservice (...and also strategic combat, monster catching, and tons of treasure hunting - if you're into any of those.)

If you're new to the series, this is a good place to start, and if you've played the other games, there's plenty of new features for you to explore.

Epic Battle Fantasy 5 features...

  • Over 170 different enemies to fight, all with unique abilities and attack patterns.
  • Over 120 usable skills, and more equips than you can try out in a single playthrough.
  • Almost any enemy can be captured like a Pok*mon, and later summoned in battle. (including bosses!)
  • New mechanics also include weather conditions and a cooldown system. (MP is gone!)
  • Set up devastating combos with damage-amplifying status effects. (wet + thunder = massive damage!)
  • 30 hours of gameplay, plus lots of optional dungeons and challenges.
  • Suitable for both casual and hardcore RPG players, and is safe for all ages, if offensive content is disabled.

Epic Battle Fantasy 5 does NOT feature...

  • Annoying random battles.
  • Limited save points.
  • Depressed protagonists.
  • Points of no return.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 2.3 GHz Dual Core (or better for higher settings)
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Doesn't matter much
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Game can be played with mouse only

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