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Live A Live Crafting Guide: How to craft the best items in Prehistoric times
Live A Live Crafting Guide: How to craft the best items in Prehistoric times

Crafting only makes an appearance in one of the chapters of Live A Live, but it's still a crucial gameplay system that you should make the most of.

guide by Alex Donaldson and Chao Min Wu on 25 July, 2022

Live A Live Chapter Order: Which chapter to play first, and story scenario order suggestions
Live A Live Chapter Order: Which chapter to play first, and story scenario order suggestions

Live A Live throws you in at the deep end, giving you a difficult choice right from the moment you press start: which of the seven initial story chapters should you play first? We have some answers.

guide by Alex Donaldson on 22 July, 2022

Live A Live: Character Recruitment guide for the Final Chapter
Live A Live: Character Recruitment guide for the Final Chapter

How to gain every party member in the final chapter of Live A Live to bring all of the eras together at last.

guide by Paige Chamberlain on 22 July, 2022

Live A Live Bad End walkthrough: How to complete the Evil Final Scenario
Live A Live Bad End walkthrough: How to complete the Evil Final Scenario

Live A Live's finale can take one of two very distinct forms. If you want to ruin everything, this is the walkthrough for you.

guide by Paige Chamberlain on 23 July, 2022

Live A Live Walkthrough & Guide
Live A Live Walkthrough & Guide

If you're finally experiencing the 16-bit classic Live A Live in its new HD-2D remake form, this complete walkthrough and guide will help you to find every secret, beat every chapter, and see every ending.

guide by Chao Min Wu, Alex Donaldson, and Paige Chamberlain on 22 July, 2022

Live A Live Endings guide: How to get Every Ending
Live A Live Endings guide: How to get Every Ending

How to unlock every one of the endings in Live A Live, perfect for the SNES original or the new HD-2D remake.

guide by Chao Min Wu and Alex Donaldson on 29 July, 2022

Live A Live Final Chapter walkthrough: Character & Boss Strategies for The Dominion of Hate
Live A Live Final Chapter walkthrough: Character & Boss Strategies for The Dominion of Hate

With all other content complete, Live A Live's story all comes down to one final adventure in its unlockable last chapter. This walkthrough details it all.

guide by Chao Min Wu on 22 July, 2022

Middle Ages walkthrough and Boss Strategies | Live A Live guide
Middle Ages walkthrough and Boss Strategies | Live A Live guide

Live A Live's Middle Ages chapter only appears after clearing all seven other chapters - and it's the most traditional RPG story in the game.

guide by Chao Min Wu on 22 July, 2022

The Distant Future walkthrough & Passwords | Live A Live guide
The Distant Future walkthrough & Passwords | Live A Live guide

The inappropriately-named spherical robot Cube is your protagonist for Live A Live's most far-flung chapter. This walkthrough takes you through his adventure.

guide by Chao Min Wu on 22 July, 2022

Twilight of Edo Japan walkthrough for both Pacifist and 100-kill runs | Live A Live guide
Twilight of Edo Japan walkthrough for both Pacifist and 100-kill runs | Live A Live guide

Live A Live's trip to Edo Japan gives you two paths - a merciful one or a bloodthirsty one. Neither is easy, but this guide will help you to navigate both.

guide by Chao Min Wu on 22 July, 2022

Prehistory walkthrough & how to beat King Mammoth | Live A Live guide
Prehistory walkthrough & how to beat King Mammoth | Live A Live guide

The earliest chapter in Live A Live chronologically, Prehistory casts you as Pogo, a caveman coming of age - and there's even an optional super boss to beat.

guide by Chao Min Wu on 31 July, 2022

Near Future Walkthrough, Mind Reading and Taiyaki Selling | Live A Live guide
Near Future Walkthrough, Mind Reading and Taiyaki Selling | Live A Live guide

Live A Live's Near Future scenario is more like a traditional JRPG in structure - but with added mind reading! This walkthrough will guide you through.

guide by Chao Min Wu on 22 July, 2022

Wild West walkthrough, Trap Placement Puzzle Solution & Boss Strategy | Live A Live guide
Wild West walkthrough, Trap Placement Puzzle Solution & Boss Strategy | Live A Live guide

Journey to the Wild West for Live A Live's take on pistol duels, a town under siege, and laying some deadly traps - Home Alone style.

guide by Chao Min Wu on 22 July, 2022

Imperial China walkthrough & Disciple Training tips | Live a Live guide
Imperial China walkthrough & Disciple Training tips | Live a Live guide

Live A Live's journey to Imperial China faces you with tough choices - like how do you choose a student, and who should you pick? All this, battle strategies, and more as our walkthrough continues.

guide by Chao Min Wu on 30 July, 2022

Present Day walkthrough, battle strategies & learnable abilities list | Live A Live guide
Present Day walkthrough, battle strategies & learnable abilities list | Live A Live guide

Our Live A Live walkthrough continues with a battle strategy and abilities to learn in the Present Day chapter, which takes the form of a boss rush with a gimmick borrowed from Mega Man.

guide by Chao Min Wu on 22 July, 2022