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Chrono Trigger is a science fiction/fantasy RPG by SquareSoft released for the Super Nintendo in 1995. Crono and his friends must stop the being known as Lavos from erupting from under the earth and destroying the world in the year 2000. The game boasted a unique combat engine along with a plot that spanned from 65 Million years BC to 2100 AD.

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Tap-tap automation in SNES emulators

At the very beginning of Chrono Trigger at the Millennial Fair there is a (soda pop) drinking game where you need to tap A repeatedly. It is ridiculously hard, so I wrote a script that can tap A much ...
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How do you reach this obscure Chrono Trigger scene?

Chrono Trigger the Musical recently released their depiction of a scene in which the Chancellor tells Marle that her father's neglectful ways contributed greatly to the death of his wife, leading to a ...
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After saving the queen, Marle doesn't reappear

I'm playing the Steam release of Chrono Trigger, and after saving Queen Leene in 600 AD, Marle isn't reappearing as expected in the Queen's chambers. I'm expecting this to happen based on this guide: ...
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How many unique endings does chrono trigger have?

It is well known that Chrono Trigger has multiple endings, and it is even explicitly mentioned in the original manual for the SNES version that depending on where you are when you defeat the final ...
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Why was Magus at war with Guardia?

Warning: spoilers ahead. The spoiler statute of limitations should be long since past on this one, though. A significant amount of the plot in the first half of Chrono Trigger revolves around the ...
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Where does Lavos's name come from?

In Chrono Trigger, during the caveman period, Ayla sees the fateful meteor falling from the sky and calls it "La Vos", which is apparently caveman-ese for "big fire." But the only people around to ...
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In Chrono Trigger, I'm stuck in the future ruins with the seed

I got to the ruins in the future and I'm completely stuck. I'm using RetroArch's Snes9x Next core on my Android, so I'm unsure if this is a very specific emulation issue or I forgot something. So, in ...
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Is it possible to spare Magus but also cure Frog in Chrono Trigger?

In my game (the DS port of Chrono Trigger) I spared Magus, but in the ending sequence, both he and Frog appeared--and Frog was cured! I had been told that sparing Magus automatically meant that Frog ...
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How do Chrono Trigger's iOS and DS versions differ?

The description on the App Store indicates that the iOS version includes some content previously exclusive to the DS version. Is it a direct port with tweaked controls, or are there other differences?
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Can I play chrono trigger without an internet connection?

After a short period at the beginning of the game, a message downloading additional data appears. How much of the game will I be able to play after this happens, without having to connect to the ...
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Where can I get something better than a Bronze Edge for Frog?

I've finally managed to rescue Frog from his sulking with a really expensive gift. However, he can't use that gift. For that matter, I'm having trouble finding something he can use. I travelled all ...
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I've rescued the Queen from the Cathedral. Now what?

The Queen was stuck in the Cathedral. She's been freed and is back in our party. Hooray! However, I'm now stumped. Everybody in the castle, the inn, the market or the residence seems too happy about ...
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Does the iOS version of Chrono Trigger put save games in the cloud?

I am interested in purchasing Chrono Trigger for iOS, but before investing in the game was trying to ascertain if save games were placed in the cloud1. I have a variety of iOS devices and can never be ...
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Why does my SNES console hooked up to flat panel monitor show incorrect colors? [closed]

When I try to play Chrono Trigger (US) on my European SNES (with the help of a converter cartridge called 'UA universal adaptor expert version') that's hooked up to a scart-to-hdmi converter device ...
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Where does the "Frog's Theme" appear in Chrono Trigger?

I'm supposed to learn how to play the Frog's Theme song from Chrono Trigger on SNES for a band I just joined. After thinking I knew how to play several other songs correctly, I found that by using an ...
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Fastest way to reach level 99

I have recently bought Chrono Trigger for the virtual console on the Wii. I loved the game, got all the endings, but still don't have all my characters maxed to level **. What is the fastest way that ...
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Where do I go after I found both pieces of the Masamune?

I found the two pieces of the Masamune sword in the 600 AD era. When I found the second piece, it mentioned someone's name. I assume I have to go to that person to get the sword fixed, but I don't ...
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What do Tech Points do in Chrono Trigger?

I have been playing Chrono Trigger and I noticed that at the end of most or all battles, I get "Tech Points" along with experience, money, and items. I have not yet seen what effect these Tech Points ...
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How to cure Frog's curse?

I'm replaying Chrono Trigger. My understanding is that you can cure Frog's curse, and see him in human form during the ending. According to the FAQs and walkthroughs, I need to which i have done. ...
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I killed Magus in Chrono Trigger. Did I miss the opportunity to have him in my party?

I've been replaying Chrono Trigger on the DS and have gotten to the point after the Ocean Palace where you fight Magus for the second time. I think I killed him... Have I missed the opportunity to ...
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Stuck in Chrono Trigger with broken 'L' key

My DS's 'L' key is broken, and its 'R' is unreliable. I've been playing Chrono Trigger, and it's been fine up to now. In Beyond the Ruins, a rat statue tells me a password, but it involves pressing '...
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What's the most powerful sword in Chrono Trigger DS?

The most powerful weapon in the original Chrono Trigger was the Rainbow Sword, which I've already gotten. However, I've seen suggestions around the net that the DS version has something even better in ...
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Is it possible to move around during combat?

So far, whenever I have engaged enemies in combat while playing Chrono Trigger, I noticed that while the enemies might move around during the fight my party members stay completely still (unless ...
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What is the difference between "Active" and "Wait" combat modes?

I've picked up Chrono-Trigger for the DS recently, and I have to say I am really enjoying it so far. The only thing I am not entirely comfortable with is the real-time combat system. While I ...
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How do Chrono Trigger's SNES and DS versions differ?

What are the main differences between the SNES and DS versions of Chrono Trigger?
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