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Final Fantasy IX is the 9th title in the main Final Fantasy series release by Square Enix (at the time Square Soft) and the last game to debut on the original PlayStation console.

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How can I window stretch and remove the border graphics for Final Fantasy IX?

In the Steam version of Final Fantasy IX, it seems most resolutions have these strange grey stone like gradient borders and I find them a little off-putting. Is there a way to remove these and ...
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How does Vivi differ from other Black Mages?

Vivi is a black mage who was created just like all of the other black mages, but he looks and acts differently. In the beginning of the game, he even thinks he's human. The Black Waltz can also talk ...
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Can Excalibur II be acquired on the Android version of FFIX?

So you can get a perfect game with Excalibur II in FFIX on most platforms (PS1, PS2). Is this still the case for the Android version? The controls seem to be somewhat different. Would a controller ...
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Requirements to beat Necron?

When I was around 10-11, I remember playing FFIX shortly after it came out and reaching Necron. However, this was way before I learned what Abilities were and how they were learned. Basically, the few ...
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Is there any benefit to prolong the King Leo batle with SFX Magic?

at the beginning of the game when the Tantalus Theater Troupe from Lindblum performs I Want to be Your Canary the crew have access to a type of SFX Magic which does no damage, after the performance ...
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What is the proper way to sync saved games on the PC version of FFIX?

After having good FFIX memories on my PS1, I started playing FFIX on my PC (Steam) finalas well. However, when I came to Lindblum and reinstalled Windows, downloaded Steam and FFIX again - my saved ...
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Can I find all the Tetra Master cards in Disc 4?

Simply as that, I just want to know if it is possible to find all the cards in the last disc or if I will miss some. Thanks!
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What sidequests can be done before getting Excalibur II?

In order to obtain Excalibur II in Final Fantasy IX, the player has to reach Gate to Space, a room in Memoria in under 12 hours of playtime. That obviously means that several sidequests will have to ...
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How to “cheat” at stealing in Final Fantasy IX?

I'm in CD2, fighting Tantarian. My characters are fairly high leveled for the place and can withstand the boss reasonably well, so survival tips are not needed. But stealing the Demon's Mail is ...
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Is playing the card game Tetra Master required for completion of the game?

Both of my computers died last weekend so I unearthed my PS2 and peeled the plastic off of a copy of Final Fantasy 9. I started worrying when the first item in the game that I found was a card, and ...
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Where did Quina go in Madain Sari?

Okay, I absolutely love Final Fantasy IX and its story. It's pretty darn solid overall. But there seems to be some kind of plot hole. When the party goes to Madain Sari, Quina is there and s/he* ...
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How is chance for a critical hit determined in Final Fantasy IX?

All I've been able to find is the following: Your chance of a Critical Hit with the Attack Command is based on Spirit: Rnd MOD [Spr / 4] > Rnd MOD 100, attack will critical from here. and ...
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Tetra Master: What are the full rules?

Can somebody explain to me the full set of rules for tetra master? I get that you place the cards in turn, and the arrows correspond to the direction of attack. I don't understand the X/P/H you see ...
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What is the expected level for your characters when going to Gizamaluke's Grotto?

I'm playing Final Fantasy IX through as I only ever played it once (and barely recall the experience), and have just left Lindblum for Gizamaluke's Grotto. I need a little advice as my party sucks ...
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Killing Ozma WITHOUT Magic Hammer

My friend dared me to kill Ozma without Quina's Magic Hammer, and I'm having quite a hard time doing so :( Any tips and tricks that might help? Ps> I have a all items & all skills learned on all ...