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Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Thank you santa!!!

whew it's Christmas day folks
and i just received a gift from Santa himself, I'm serious ^^
well...he looks more slimmer than the real Santa lol

Do you guys remember the entry that I submitted for the Naughty or Nice event on GE?
luckily I was one of the lucky fellows to be given one of the wishes I made for Santa
and on the very first day of the event...booyah!!...

after Santa called for my name and asking me to reply...I immediately respond with a yes!!!! ^^ and then I was teleported to the Pioneering Office at Rebuldeux

and after that,he gave me one of the wish that I asked for.. (woohoo!!)

It's one badass Black Dragon

after receiving the gift, I took some screenshot with the GM monitoring the event inside the Pioneer Office

I wanna thank the GE crew and Santa for hosting a great event and congratulations to the other winners of the event...

well time for me to reach vet level ^^ see yah

Thursday, December 20, 2007

GE Bahia Island Expansion Patch notes

The gates Granado Espada has reopened at 1pm
there are some changes in the game
and not to mention new features ^^

so here's the patch notes of v2.4:

Additional Maps
1. Super Fight – Poison Yard
• Starts twice a day (8pm and 10.30pm) at the Coimbra Nimrod Bridge
• If you managed to obtain the Hero’s Seal from the event, you can receive your rewards from the NPC found at Coimbra Nimrod Bridge

2. Super Fight – Battle Colosseum
• Starts twice a day (7.30pm and 10pm) at the Reboldoeux Queen’s Gate. Only families who are below Level 100 are allowed to enter
• If you managed to obtain the Hero’s Seal from the event, you can receive your rewards from the NPC found at Reboldoeux Queen’s Gate

3. Super Fight – Secret Temple
• Starts twice a day (8pm and 11pm) at Thuerigen Lakeside. Only Veteran and above families are allowed to enter
• If you managed to obtain the Hero’s Seal from the event, you can receive your rewards from the NPC found at Thueringen Lakeside

4. Super Fight Rules
• All families are enemies except for squad members. Faction members not in the squad are deemed as enemies as well.
• You cannot view other’s family name or detailed information
• Force Attack has been disabled

5. Ancient Skullic’s Nest
• New Forgotten Territory which will enables you to reach Expert level much faster

6. Bellem Ruins
• You can enter Bellem Ruins from Bellem Tombstone found at ‘Island of Fire’ (channel 1 only)
• You must have a Key of Bellem and can only enter within a specific time period
• You can find a treasure chest with your name on it which can only be opened by you once you enter
• Mini boss and boss are summoned randomly
• After hunting the Mini boss and boss, you are allowed to open the treasure chest with your name on it

7. Reception Hall
• Two reception halls have been added to each town (Reboldoeux, Coimbra and Auch)
• You can enjoy 30 Granado Espada BGMs in the reception halls
• You are required to buy the key from the Reception Hall Manager before you can enter
• If someone has already purchased the key, then you cannot purchase the key for a period of time
• After entering the reception hall, you will not be able to distribute the key anymore.
• Once you change channel, logout, return to barrack or move to another area or quit the game, the key will disappear automatically. You will not be able to enter the reception hall unless you purchase another key

8. Bahia Island
• Located south-west of Coimbra. It is the biggest island on the new continent as it is being developed by the mainland and the Office of Pioneering Support for business purposes and it is a popular place for vacation
• Ore Exchanger – you can exchange “Strange Mineral” to receive other items

9. Bahia Island – Island of Fire
• Some of the strongest monsters live here. People believe that they can find the special weapon “Weapon of Devil” – the Deprodine series weapons (34 ATK Rating each) in this area
• If you want to move to “Island of Fire” you must have a key
• You can obtain a key from the key trader

10. Bahia Island – Island of Fire – Depths of Crater
• You can obtain the four Insignias (Fire, Ice, Lightning and Darkness) from the four Celberos found on “Island of Fire”
• Once you collected the Insignias and traveled into the crater, you can find the raid boss “Sekhmet”. You must defeat the boss if you wish to obtain the Deprodine series weapons

11. Bahia Island Mini Games
• You can get a coupon to exchange for items or enchantment chips
• ‘Scissors! Paper! Stone!’ – you can play scissors, paper, stone will Tiburon to try upgrade the level of your enchantment chip by 1
• ‘Catch Capybara!’ – kill the summoned Capybaras for coupons to exchange for items from the Coupons Exchange Machine
• ‘Break Watermelon!’ – kill the summoned watermelons for coupons to exchange for items from the Coupons Exchange Machine

12. Bahia Island – Battle Field
• You can battle with a random monster 1 on 1
• You can get a coupon after the battle to exchange for item

(Other maps like Bahamas Swamp and Tierra De Los Muertos will be released in early 2008)

Additional RNPCs
1. Angie
2. Karjalainen

(Other RNPCs like Feng Ling, Viki, Kurt Lyndon, Edward Jameson, Gavin Jameson will be released in early 2008)

Additional Items
1. Additional Level 4 Mission Lobby Summon Stone
• You can use Family Reputation to trade for the missions
• If you go outside of Bahia, you can find the “Mission Lobby Trader” NPC where you can spend 1,000 reputation to receive a random summon stone (Spotlight, Interchange, Trinity or Highway)

2. Necklaces Recipes
• Added six types of necklace recipes to the Precious Metal Merchant in City of Auch

3. Gems Recipes
• New gem recipes available at the Precious Metal Merchant in City of Auch

4. Costume Recipes
• New costume recipes available at Andre in Cite de Reboldoeux

Additional Premium Items
1. Package
• Ancient Territory Premium Package
• Pwnage Package
• Starter Kit

2. Costume
• Le Corsaire
• The Scarlet Belle
• Bedlah Costume
• Musashi Costume
• Sugarplum Tutu
• Von Trapp Costume
• Ali Baba Costume
• White Bear Costume

3. Consumable
• Karja’s Vanity Box 10pcs
• Karja’s Vanity Box 20pcs
• Promotion Scroll – Expert
• Promotion Scroll – Expert 3pcs
• Mystery powders

4. Temporary
• Lucifer’s Wings 30days
• Ancient Territory Pass 1day
• Blessed Satchel 7days
• Blessed Rucksack 7days
• Blessed Leaping Croc Bag 7days
• Blessed Ivory Bag 7days
• Blessed White Angel Wings 7days
• Blessed Black Angel Wings 7days
• Blessed Murderous Sword 7days
• Blessed Anchor 7days
• Blessed Treasure Chest 7days
• Blessed Flower Vase 7days
• Blessed Coimbra Sign 7days
• Blessed Tortoise Shell 7days
• Blessed Jabberwock Armor 7days
• Blessed Chrysalis Wings 7days
• Blessed Angel Wings 7days
• Elementalist Beachwear 30days
• Wizard Beachwear 30days
• Musketeer Beachwear 30days
• Scout Beachwear 30days
• Fighter Beachwear 30days

5. Misc
• Impervium +5 : Normal
• Impervium +6 : Normal
• Impervium +5 : Veteran
• Impervium +6 : Veteran

Monster Changes

1. Family Monster
• Added family monster at lower level area which will gives more experience when killed
• When any elite monsters appears, random amount of other monsters will also appear together

Character Changes

1. Changes to the Wizard Class
• “Reflection” has been changed to “Energy Shield”
• While using energy shield, the shield will protect the user from damage by consuming SP instead of HP
• Decrease Levitation stance attack range
• Increase cool down time for “Photon Splash” and “Hole of Darkness”
• Uses one Magical Orb for “Photon Splash” and two Magical Orb for “Hole of Darkness”
• Reduces Mental RES when using Magical Piercing
• Does not decrease movement speed and DEF when using Invisible Stalker skill

2. Changes to the Elementalist Class
• “Activate Mana” has been changed to “Elemental Protection”
• After casting “Elemental Protection”, you will be allowed to defend against any attack once. After blocking the attack, “Elemental Protection” will be gone
• Increases damage of “Meteor Strike”, “Firewall”, “Blazing Pillar” and “Volcanic Eruption”

3. Changes to Irawan
• Increases damage for “Will of the Warrior” buff and removed increase attack speed

4. Changes to Jean-Pierre Gascon
• New skill “Earth Mental Attack”
• Increases DEF, all RES and additional Mental ATK at the cost of decreased movement speed

5. Changes to Gracielo
• New skill “Violent Wind Attack”
• Increases ATK speed, movement speed and additional Lightning ATK at the cost of decreased DEF

System Changes
1. Increase chances of item appearing in Bellem Box

2. Botter Report System
a. You can report botters by right clicking on the suspected family and selecting the option “Report Botters”
b. You can only report botters three times. If the person you reported is found to be a botter, the amount of times you can report a botter will not be reduced. However if the person is found not to be a botter, you will lose 1 reporting chance
c. If you are reported as a botter, you will be able to see a warning window and you are required to type the characters on the screen into the window. If the characters are not clear, you can click to redisplay the characters. The characters are not case sensitive
d. If you type the correct characters, you will be released from the botter report list for 900 seconds
e. However if you type the wrong characters or the time is over, you will be moved to the barracks
f. If you are moved to the barracks, your previous and new team will be saved at Underground Prison 1st Floor
g. In order to get out of the Underground Prison, you are required to talk to the NPC there and complete a quest
h. If the items you collected are more or less than what the NPC requires, you will have to redo the quest
i. If you cannot complete the quest, you will not be able to get out of the prison

If you are out of the prison but was reported by someone as a botter again, the quest will be much more difficult to complete

3. If you join the Election, you may receive ‘Election Compensation Potion’ from the Election Support Guide

4. There will be 1 additional Barracks which will result in the maximum amount of characters a user to be 45 characters

5. Remaining time for buffs will be indicated at the buff icon when you mouse over it

6. When logging out or exiting program, user will have to wait 5 seconds now
• If the character moves, attack, use skills or picked items then the 5 seconds countdown will be cancelled

7. Channel 3 removed after checks indicated low channel utilization. The freed-up resources are re-allocated to beef up other peripheral servers within the Granado Espada infrastructure.

8. Missions rewards changed
• Changed rewards for Level 1, 2 and 3 missions
• Increase chances of obtaining unique or elite items in Mission Level 1, 2 and 3

9. Dungeon Boss Raid Changes
• User will be automatically moved to barracks after 90 seconds
• Increase spawning speed of boss monster

10. Vergo the Cursed Rules Changes
• Stone Tomb of the Phantom will be changed to an NPC

11. Expert Promotion
• Once you reached “Veteran” 100%, you can use a “Promotion Scroll – Expert” to increase your level
• Upon reaching Expert level, you will gain 1 additional stats point, ATK and DEF Rating will also increase by 2

12. Baron Rules Changed
• Decrease chances of dropping item while in baron mode, but it will be much more difficult to be released from baron mode

13. Upon right clicking on the user name in the chat window, you will be able to use the following functions (Whisper, Squad Invitation, Family Profit and Register Friend)

14. Changed system message colour

15. Bullet Charger
• Added a new Bullet Charger next to the Equipment Merchant in each town.

16. Premium Item warehouse
• Players are able to store Premium Items in their warehouse now

you can visit the GE forums at
http://forum.iahgames.com/ge for any new updates
enjoy playing ^^

pinoy movie with a twist of sci-fi

Greetings earthlings...
While I was browsing on the net (well GE still in maintenance for the newest patch)
I saw a trailer of a pinoy movie in youtube
the movie is entitled "Resiklo"

it's directed by Mark Reyes and starring Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr.

The story revolves around the aftermath of the alien invasion that destroyed almost the whole world,
and a group of survivors must survive by robots they have engineered from recycled parts of derelict everyday machines and military components.

well at the first glance of the trailer, the CGs are impressive for a pinoy movie
(now that's a big lead for us lol)
I only hope that the scripts are good

the robots reminds me of the mechs in Mechwarrior
and some scenes are bit Matrixish ^^

so anyway the movie will be showing on December 25 as an official entry for the Metro Manila Film Festival

so here's the trailer of Resiklo

you can visit the official site at http://www.resiklo.com/

and by the way, resiklo is a filipino word for recycle
well now, it's time for me to wait for GE to open again...see yah ^^

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

My wish for Santa

Hello again
Christmas is just a few days away,and my exam week is almost over
and I need a big break lol.

so anyway the guys from GE decided to hold a Christmas event...
What kind of event? well all you have to do is ask Santa what are your three wishes
simple right? but the catch is you have to be creative: create a fanart,poems,screenshots anything, just don't forget to put your three wishes.

and when your post is seen by Santa and he's impressed with it,
he could grant your wishes

here are the details:

Christmas In-Game Event: Naughty or Nice?

Date: 24th to 26th December 2007

Time: 1700hrs to 2200hrs

Server(s): All

Date: 24th ~ 26th December 2007

Time: Cervantes 1700 - 1800 (GMT +8)

Carracci 1800 - 1900 (GMT +8)

Caravaggio 1900 - 2000 (GMT +8)

Pachelbel 2000 - 2100 (GMT +8)

Vivaldi 2100 - 2200 (GMT +8)

Server(s): Cervantes, Carracci, Caravaggio, Pachelbel, Vivaldi

Channel(s): 1

Santa Claus is in town!

It’s that time of the year again where Santa pays a visit to Granado Espada and he is on the lookout for who has been naughty or nice.

Part 1: Make A Wish!

Post your wishes on the forum and be as creative as possible in expressing why you want those wishes to come true!

You can express these wishes creatively via fan art, poems, videos, comics, screenshots, real life photos or various humorous methods. You can submit up to a maximum of 3 wishes, either as 3 separate posts or all 3 wishes in one post. Please also leave your family name and server in your forum entry.

Part 2: So… Have You Been Naughty Or Nice?

Santa Claus will be visiting Granado Espada between 24th ~ 26th December 2007 to look for the folks who have impressed him on the forums.

He will announce his presence to the entire world with holiday greetings. When he is about to grant wishes, he will appear in front of XXX family and broadcast to the entire world: “So... XXX Family, have you been naughty or nice?”

If XXX family is online and not in AFK mode, XXX Family must then reply Santa Claus either through public chat or broadcast. Santa will then grant XXX Family one of his three wishes!

for the full details, you can find it at this link:

but before i leave i just wanna show you guys what I send to Santa for my wishes

well then, see you guys next time ^^

Thursday, December 13, 2007


Greetings Earthlings XD
since GE's in maintenance routine
I'll just entertain you guys with a video ^^
don't worry, it's still about GE lol
so here we go...

This movie is entitled Relapse and is created by my fellow factionmates from Covenant:

deEspania, Sigrid and our fearless leader: Kincaid ^^

this movie has a love story element but overall it's a good movie

enjoy ^^

Part 1

Part 2

credits to Kincaid for the movie links

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

GE RNPC spotlight #1

Good day to all...since ver2.4 is a few days away
I'd like to introduce one of the new RNPCs today.

For those who are not playing Granado Espada, RNPC stands for Recruitable Non-playable Characters. These characters are those NPCs found in the game but after completing certain quests for them, they can join you. These RNPC have unique stances and skills and sometimes they have higher stats than the ordinary stock characters available in the starting levels.

For today's RNPC spotlight I'd like to introduce
Feng Ling(aka SoSo in some GE versions)

She has a resemblance to ChunLi of Street Fighter ^^
more like the ChunLi of GE hehehe.
She can be found at Bahia Island at this location

to access the Bahia Island, you need to buy a ticket from the npc that also sells ticjket to Ustiur.
After talking to her, you need to defeat her in battle,after that,then you need to give her 50 mystic powders to get her RNPC card.

here's FengLing's stats:

Str: 6
Agi: 8
Con: 5
Dex: 5
Int: 3
Cha: 3

for 8 agi,she's really a fast hitter,she could even rival Irawan's ^^

FengLing has a unique stance call the Chapter of Ice
which also similar to the stances of Irawan,Gracielo at Jean

When her stance reached max level, the attack speed goes up 15%,plus 15% critical and 10 evade.
For the ChunLi fans out there, grab this RNPC when the next patch arrives ^^


Feng Ling voiceovers

Feng Ling skill showcase

Well there you have it. More RNPC spotlights coming next week...
see you guys again next week

pictures from grandoespada.cc
videos from sipchil.com

Friday, December 7, 2007

more GE stuff ^^

greetings again..
a few more days and the new patch for Granado Espada will be here

here's a promotional pic from GE ^^

Thursday, December 6, 2007

Granado Espada v2.4 is coming

the new patch for Granado Espada is coming this december 20
the v2.4 patch is a combination of Bahmar Witches and Bahia Island patch

and expect alot of new features and costumes (the bikinis!!)
there will be new RNPCs too

and a anti-bot program that can put botters to jail (yipeee!!)

here's a video of the newest patch:

Bahmar Witches patch (Balanar Witches in GE korea)

Bahia Island patch (Tropical Isalnd in GE korea)

to check out the upcoming features visit this site for more info

Engrish 101

If you've been watching japanese shows especially animes, you would notice how different they speak or use english.For us it sounds funny, but for the sushi eating fellas it's sounds cool for them ^^ and so the word engrish is born

Engrish refers to grammatically incorrect variations of English, often found in East Asian countries.Engrish has been found on everything from poorly translated signs, menus, and instruction manuals to bizarrely worded advertisements and strange t-shirt slogans.Usage of the term ranges from the humorous to the slightly pejorative.

The term originates from the fact that Japanese (as well as several other East Asian languages) does not have separate sounds for R and L. In Japanese the R sound is pronounced as an alveolar lateral flap (ɺ), articulated with the tongue flapped against the hard palate behind the front teeth, so that it sounds like a Spanish soft R. Because Japanese does not have a separate equivalent for the English L, native Japanese speakers not fluent in English often mispronounce English words containing the letter L.

Some TV programs make Engrish one of the humorous attractions, such as Banzai and The Simpsons. Some words heard in these shows are exaggerated Engrish such as kukuru for cook, sumirunurofuru for Smirnoff Vodka, and "Misuta Supakoru" which is Mister Sparkle, a fictitious brand of detergent.

Engrish features prominently in Japanese pop culture, as some young Japanese people consider the English language to be highly fashionable. Japanese has assimilated a great deal of vocabulary from the English language, and many popular Japanese songs and television themes feature disjointed phrases in English amongst the mostly Japanese lyrics. Japanese marketing firms helped to create this popularity, and have subsequently created an enormous array of advertisements, products, and clothing marked with English phrases that seem highly amusing or inexplicably bizarre to those proficient in English. These new English terms are generally short-lived, as they are used more fashionably than meaningfully. Many times English is just used in advertising or on products as an attempt to look modern and is not actually an attempt to communicate.

well here are more pics with engrish ^^

sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engrish

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Benjo's Avdentures

If you haven't seen this, you're already left behind on one of funniest dub today
Benjo is a spoof for the 300 film dubbed in bisaya
the story revolves on the adventures of benjo who's King Leonidas in the film

here are some of the vids from youtube

enjoy ^^ GO BORDS!!!

Benjo pahingi ako pera

Benjo At Ang Batalyon Pitbull

Benjo ang paglalakbay

benjo ang pagsalakay (the rise of the black-bord)

benjo sa huling paghinga (part 1)

Saturday, December 1, 2007

[IMPORTANT] Announcement from IAHGames

Granado Espada has turned from pay-to-play to free-to-play
now that's a big surpirse for Christmas ^^
well here are some info regarding the F2P announcement.

Conversion to Free-to-Play Game Service

IAHGames is pleased to announce that Granado Espada would become a “Free-to-play” online game service. This is in line with Granado Espada’s global direction.

The actual day of F2P will be announced shortly.

Loyalty Reward Package Giveaway

In a move to reward GE gamers for their support of IAHGames’ first online game, a special “Loyalty Reward Package” will be given away for free.

If you have topped-up at least one GVC from 30th August 2007 to F2P Day or have previously been rewarded with the 90 days free game play time, you will be eligible to receive the “Loyalty Reward Package” containing:

5 x Enhancement Tranquilizers
5 x Enhancement Boosters
5 x Soul Crystals
5 x Hrin’s Potions
1 x Combat Manual Expert (30 days)
1 x Tactics Manual (15 days)
1 x Forgotten Territory Pass

The giveaway will be put in effect on F2P Day during the scheduled maintenance.

Game Time Conversion Program

All gamers who have remaining game time in their account will have the game value converted to G-points.

-IAHGames will convert 1 day of game time to 30 G-points.
-A round-up policy will be applied, i.e. If you have 10.3 days left, we will round it up to 11 days.
-The conversion will be performed on the F2P day during the scheduled maintenance.

New Granado Espada Content and Activities for 2008

We have a lot of stuff prepared for the whole of 2008. Looking at the list, it’ll be a fun-filled 2008 for Granado Espada. New Activities

-GE Comic Artist Competition - GE Gamers will try their hands at creating their own comic strips using GE characters.
-Veteran Club - A select club only for the experts of GE. Members will enjoy monthly benefits.
-Valentines’ Day Event - Are you in the mood for love?
-The Summer Bikini Babes - Granado Espada’s very own Bikini Babe Pageant

source: http://ge.iahgames.com/en/news/?aid=403&sec=1&ssec=4