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Polantaris

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In Topic: Wondering about starting with the game

31 August 2015 - 12:27 PM

 

 

 

The process I followed was this one.

 

1º Go to play asia

 

2º Buy 2 digital jp webmoney cards - one of 5000 and the other of 2000 / total of 60 euros

 

3º Go to your JP Squarenix Account and exchange your webmoney cards to Crysta / total of 7000 crysta

 

4º Get your JP VPN working because the Squarenix Store will block you from being outside from JP

 

5º Go to this link http://store.jp.squa.../SEDL_1023.htmland click the orange button to add it to your cart

 

6º You'll be asked to insert your JP Squarenix Account info and one you do it you'll proceed to the shop.

 

7º Asuming you're JP Squarenix Account had already a japanese name and direction you'll need to insert a jp telephone number and your email

 

8º Remember to check your JP VPN or you wont be able to buy it

 

9º Then select crysta as your payment option and proceed to the next page (you wont need to enter your credit card info.

 

10º Confirm the cost of 5180 crysta on the following pay and proceed.

 

11º Then you'll be able to download the game and the codes of v1 and v2 will be sent to your account.

 

For me this was the most secure way of purchasing the game, being able to pay the monthly subscription with the remaining crysta you had in your account.

 

 

 

 

what is the vpn u use it?

and it is free?

 

 

I'm currently using soft ether vpn - its a free one

 

 

I just finished buying the game and setting up an AWS private proxy, thanks for the help.

 

im new and i dont know how to use this thing and im really want to play this game

please help

 

 

There are guides for both of these. Take a look at the stickied "Useful threads and guides" thread.


In Topic: Wondering about starting with the game

27 August 2015 - 10:30 AM

Guys does anyone know if I can run the full game with the files of the trial version or if I need to install the full game ?

You need to install the full game. The trial has V1, I believe, but V2 is a separate download. You can play right now, but if you go into any area that requires V2 you will get an error and it won't let you in.


In Topic: Wondering about starting with the game

26 August 2015 - 11:35 PM

 

 

The thing is that I tried using a japanese direction from a hotel in Tokyo and all went good except when they asked me for my credit card "user direction", which is a european one and they only wanted a japanese one.

 

Then I inserted the false japanese location but of course, its not the real credit card user location, in that case the credit card info and the user address didn't match and amazon.jp cant access my money.

 

Thats why I'm thinking about buying with an amazon gift card but I heared that, for digital content, amazon.jp ask for a credit card verification even when you're using a gift card to purchase the content (that's because they want to ensure that no one outside of japan is trying to buy certain content like videogames).

 

So basically now I dont know what to do and I'm trying to find another way :(

 

(And actually now tenso also ask for a credit card verification so I'm in the same place)

 

The difference between Tenso and Amazon JP is that Tenso doesn't expect a Japanese card, so you'll be fine for them.

 

Though I have no experience with EU credit cards. I've only ever used US ones, so if there's an extra step with that that might be your problem.

 

An Amazon Gift Card MIGHT help you, but it also might not. Those things might be region locked, and some research before you buy one would be necessary. I've never used one outside of the region it was given to me from.

 

Another option is that I believe you can use Crysta to buy games on the Square Enix Marketplace. Crysta can be purchased by buying WebMoney JP cards, and then applying them to your account. You might also be able to use a WebMoney card directly on the store to buy the game. I've never done this, so I have no experience with it what so ever, but I believe that it is an alternative for you to look into as well.

 

In a worst case scenario, you can always use one of the pre-imported companies like Nippon Yasan, AmiAmi, or Play-Asia.

 

http://www.play-asia...ckage/13/707tqz

 

 

The thing is that recently I've found that Tenso did incorporate the credit card verification system as amazon.jp does so bassically now its the same.

 

I'm trying also to get it using Webmoney at the squarenix jp online store but think I may need to hide my ip during the process.

 

 

They incorporated a verification system to ensure you're who you say you are, to combat theft and fraud. Most online businesses do this kind of thing now because fraud and chargebacks are a serious issue (enough chargebacks can cost you your license to use Mastercard/Visa on your site).

 

As Mimas has said, Tenso is specifically built to work for foreigners trying to export Japanese products outside of Japan. You want to give your full actual information on Tenso and you should be fine. They usually ask for a sort of photo ID the first time around so that they can defend themselves if you were to try and screw them with a chargeback. That's normal.

 

I'm also fairly positive that you can use a foreign credit card to buy the game on Amazon. You just need a shipping address that's Japanese for it to let you buy the game. I just recently purchased something unrelated on Amazon JP and my Billing Address is my US address, but my Shipping Address is the Tenso Address I've been using for some time. Overall I think Amazon simply uses the same security; if you can't give the Billing Address they don't think you own the card. The important part when trying to buy the game is that you have a Japanese Address on file.

 

That aside, the SE Store is a viable alternative, although I've never done it. sands101's guide looks good, hopefully there are no further issues getting the game.

 

 

I bought the game using play-asia.  Painless process, just had to wait 2 weeks for the hard copy.  Trying to get on-line.  What servers do the players here typically use?  Thanks.

 

As kyodai said, we're typically on Server 33. Though, unlike other MMO's, there's only one actual server (that I'm aware of). It's more like a channel system. Some of the channels have a specific purpose, like 21 and 22 being for people who are streaming, but if you choose the wrong one it's not a big deal and you can still play with everyone.


In Topic: Wondering about starting with the game

26 August 2015 - 10:12 AM

The thing is that I tried using a japanese direction from a hotel in Tokyo and all went good except when they asked me for my credit card "user direction", which is a european one and they only wanted a japanese one.

 

Then I inserted the false japanese location but of course, its not the real credit card user location, in that case the credit card info and the user address didn't match and amazon.jp cant access my money.

 

Thats why I'm thinking about buying with an amazon gift card but I heared that, for digital content, amazon.jp ask for a credit card verification even when you're using a gift card to purchase the content (that's because they want to ensure that no one outside of japan is trying to buy certain content like videogames).

 

So basically now I dont know what to do and I'm trying to find another way :(

 

(And actually now tenso also ask for a credit card verification so I'm in the same place)

 

The difference between Tenso and Amazon JP is that Tenso doesn't expect a Japanese card, so you'll be fine for them.

 

Though I have no experience with EU credit cards. I've only ever used US ones, so if there's an extra step with that that might be your problem.

 

An Amazon Gift Card MIGHT help you, but it also might not. Those things might be region locked, and some research before you buy one would be necessary. I've never used one outside of the region it was given to me from.

 

Another option is that I believe you can use Crysta to buy games on the Square Enix Marketplace. Crysta can be purchased by buying WebMoney JP cards, and then applying them to your account. You might also be able to use a WebMoney card directly on the store to buy the game. I've never done this, so I have no experience with it what so ever, but I believe that it is an alternative for you to look into as well.

 

In a worst case scenario, you can always use one of the pre-imported companies like Nippon Yasan, AmiAmi, or Play-Asia.

 

http://www.play-asia...ckage/13/707tqz


In Topic: Wondering about starting with the game

25 August 2015 - 08:49 PM

Your "location" doesn't need to match your Credit Card. You can still use your Credit Card.

 

Sign up for an account on http://www.tenso.com/en. They are an importing service, and will give you a Japanese Address to use on your Amazon Account. With a Japanese Address, Amazon will assume that you live in Japan and will let you purchase the All-In-One Package for DQX. Don't worry, you don't actually have to import anything. Buy the digital version. You'll be able to download it and you'll get keys via Amazon itself.

 

It's a little convoluted, but because JP MMOs are technically, "For residents of Japan only," that's why the extra authentication is required. It's very, very unlikely that anyone will ever actually get banned for being a foreigner. As long as you're not disrupting the community it's typical that the moderators don't really care and won't do anything to you. Learn the general etiquette, and you'll be fine (we can talk about that later if you're interested, but I'm pretty sure there's a thread somewhere on this as well).

 

As for why I play the game....well...it's fun. If you're interested in what it plays like, it's similar to DQIX with the class system and such, except the battle system is more appropriate for an MMO than a turn-based "everyone stands there" system. The game is enjoyable when you really start learning what you're doing and how to play. The main negative (in my opinion) is that the game is VERY grindy. But that's typical for Asian MMO's. They like their grind.