A combined Initial Equipment / Rune Slots guide.
This replaces the old Rune Slots guide.
We've added a new section to the main series pages listing all available releases of the games.
With a the PS4 having just been announced and the last numbered Suikoden game being a PS2 title it seems as if Suikoden is in a bit of a slump. Some of the members of this forum have taken Project Rainfall as inspiration to start their own movement to get Suikoden back on its feet.
The gaming media has taken notice and a few articles have been written on them and the movement:
If you too want to do something to try and get a true Suikoden game in production visit their page on Facebook or their twitter account:
You can also visit and post in the Suikoden Revival thread here at Suikosource:
Suikoden Revival Thread
This guide is just a small FAQ/Walkthrough by JohnathanLSawyer for the demo of Suikoden II, and you will be able to see all that the demo offers.
Suikoden I Unites Guide
Suikoden II Recipes Bug
Suikoden II Suggestion Box Letters
Suikoden V Duel Guide
Suikoden V Bath Scenes
Suikogaiden Vol.1 CG Completion
Suikogaiden Vol.1 Story Flowchart
Suikogaiden Vol.2 CG Completion
Suikogaiden Vol.2 Story Flowchart
Updated: Suikoden I Saturn Comparison Guide
The composer of Suikoden I and II, Miki Higashino, gave an interview to Square Enix Music Online. In it, she talks about her life and work as a composer, her approach to composition, and experiences working on several different games (including the Suikoden series).
It's a great interview (kudos to Chris Greening). Read it and discuss on the forums!
Just announced today at the Tokyo Game Show 2011! I apologize if the source of the info is not very good, as there has been a flood of posts all over the fan communities. Pesmerga at suikox put together a nicely organized post...
Siliconera.com translates the game’s title as Genso Suikoden: The Woven Web of a Century. duckroll at suikox translate it as Suikoden: Centennial Tapestry.
Based on the information, the game will likely follow the same story mechanics of Tierkreis (hundreds of worlds, Mark of the Stars).
While conducting an interview on 4gamer for their new upcoming RPG Frontier Gate a couple Konami employees stated that they were designing Frontier Gate from scratch as they had previously disbanded their Suikoden team and had therefore lost all their RPG-creation know-how.
Needless to say this is grim news for the Suikoden community. But, it does not mean a new team cannot take over the Suikoden name later. Konami has done this before with other franchises, such as Silent Hill. There is also still the possibility of re-releases of existing content and side projects, such as the Pachislot machine.
You can discuss your feelings further on our forums.
I've done a complete list of all war battle and permanent death quotes in Suikoden I. Most of these quotes are not available within normal gameplay, due to the fact that the majority of characters cannot die, so expect some lines you have never seen before!
Suikoden I War Battle & Death Quotes
And another listing made by Raww Le Klueze for Suikoden V: The locations and prices of all available antiques.
Suikoden V Antiques
In 1998, 3 years after the original release, the first Suikoden was ported to the Sega Saturn, though not made by the same team it is considered a sort of Director's Cut version of Suikoden due to the game having some additional items and storylines. This guide, made by Raww Le Klueze, will show you all known and verified differences.
Saturn Comparison Guide
Sony is running an event on the North American Playstation Store commemorating the 15th anniversary of Playstation. As part of this, the original Suikoden is on sale for half price, or $3! If you haven't picked this up yet, do so and let them know that the series can still sell. edit: Suikoden is available on the North American Playstation store, not the EU store. Thanks to Raww Le Klueze for pointing this out. Discuss
Yoshitaka Murayama, the creator of the Suikoden series, has stated on his site that he has received an offer from a company. Its speculated to be Konami, and its hard to argue against the notion that he's definitely implying Konami. I've created a topic on our forums to discuss it. Discuss Source: I first read it at NeoGAF, though you can read his actual post in Japanese on his site: Blue Moon Studio
Suikoden Tierkreis is being re-released in Japan, under the Konami The Best collection, a budget line. A limited edition will also be available, with the following items:
And Aardwolf_Zy made a whole new walkthrough for Suikoden II in the style of his first guide, with checklists ensuring you won't miss a single item. We consider this one as the best walkthrough for this game available:
Suikoden II Walkthrough
The character database is now filled with detailed articles for all Tierkreis characters. Thanks to Matt620 for these! Tierkreis Characters
There are many detailed walkthroughs for the Suikoden games on the web. Don't worry about looking for the right one. We now have choosen the best for each game. It is an honor that these diligent authors allow us to present them:
Suikoden I authored by Aardwolf_Zy
Suikoden II (now) authored by Aardwolf_Zy
Suikoden III authored by Cyril
Suikoden IV authored by SOng
Suikoden V authored by Cyril
Suikoden Tactics authored by Cyril
Suikoden Tierkreis authored by Cyril