[Guide] Old books 1-12

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[Guide] Old books 1-12

Postby Bright shield » Sun Mar 27, 2005 4:43 pm

There's only a spoiler if you did'nt know the game contains books.

Anyways now that thats out of the way, does anyone have a list of what is mentioned in the old books in suikoden 4? I've been looking all over for one. I like to collect them :)

Basicly the book No# and what each book contains.
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Postby Mr Fitcher » Mon Mar 28, 2005 6:00 am

- Old Book Volume 1 - "Birth of Rune Cannons"
Treasure Map 2 on Donut Island.

- Old Book Volume 2 - "Lives of Pirates"
Beat Basil 10 times at the Tops mini-game.

- Old Book Volume 3 - "Man-hunting Incident"
Chest in Bartholomew's house in the Nay-Kobold Settlement.

- Old Book Volume 4 - "Bargain List"
Inside of a chest in your prison cell in Na-Nal.

- Old Book Volume 5 - "Introduction to Trade"
Mouse Catching mini-game, skill level 'average' and 'slippery'

- Old Book Volume 6 - "Easy Way to Make Defensive Equipment (Armor Chapter)"
Search the bookcase by the Inn Keeper in the Nay Town Inn

- Old Book Volume 7 - "Easy Way to Make Defensive Equipment (Clothes Chapter)"
Chest in the 'Destroyed Town' section on Iulya Island.

- Old Book Volume 8 - "About Accessories"
Search the bookcase in the Warlock's room down in the Secret Underground Path
(Middleport dungeon).

- Old Book Volume 9 - "The El-Eal Battle"
Treasure Chest in the Hall of Knights.

- Old Book Volume 10 - "The Story of Creation"
Mouse Catching mini-game, skill level 'large' and 'slippery'.


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Postby Bright shield » Tue Mar 29, 2005 5:02 pm

I kinda wanted the contents of the book. The stories..etc that each contain. Thx however tho :).
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Postby RageRune » Tue Mar 29, 2005 6:51 pm

THanks for the list, I had a hard time looking for the rest of the Old Books.

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Postby Irish Pesmerga » Tue Mar 29, 2005 7:01 pm

If i may say so, i found that the books of thgis game arent as interesting asa the books from the other games, after one or two, i wasnt really bothered going for the rest
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Postby patapi » Tue Mar 29, 2005 9:08 pm

I actually find the old books to be very useful. This game doesn't quite tell you the story in a straight-into-your-face manner, so looking up the details via other means was necessary to understand the story. Especially those books detailing the manhunt incident and rune cannons. The fact that this game doesn't have any other game to rely on (and compared to the others who already have millions of side publications associated with them), these little hints helped a lot.

The only problem though, most of these books are gotten via very mundane tasks. Like those mini-games. If only they were not that tedious, I would have enjoyed it more. :D

Speaking of the contents of the Old Books, I believe there's an entire FAQ on GameFAQs listing all of them. Check it out.

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Postby Bright shield » Tue Apr 05, 2005 12:17 am

patapi wrote:Speaking of the contents of the Old Books, I believe there's an entire FAQ on GameFAQs listing all of them. Check it out.


Not for four (:P). Hence the thread.
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Postby patapi » Tue Apr 05, 2005 12:53 am

Oh, yeah, there isn't one there. Yet I remembered someone posted all the contents of the Old Books somewhere on this board but I couldn't find that old topic anymore.

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Postby Jowy Atreides » Tue Apr 05, 2005 9:22 pm

A bunch of people wrote down the text, but I can't seem to find it anywhere.
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Postby Shirofan » Thu Apr 07, 2005 3:27 am

I knew I hadn't deleted it, I just moved it to the wrong place.

Well anyway I've moved it here so the topic can be found here: http://www.suikosource.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?t=2264.
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Re: Old books 1-12

Postby Jimba » Sun Oct 26, 2008 5:26 pm

I have most of the books but I don't know who to take them to?? Thanks Jimba
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Re: Old books 1-12

Postby Jowy Atreides » Sun Oct 26, 2008 5:33 pm

You give the books to Tanya, the librarian, who joins pretty late.

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Re: [Guide] Old books 1-12

Postby gildedtalon » Fri May 11, 2012 7:32 am

Someone should just copy the contents from here http://www.gamefaqs.com/ps2/918886-suik ... faqs/43292

and put it here just like the other suikodens

http://suikosource.com/games/gs4/guides/
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