*~POWER STONE 2 - POWER STONE MINI BOOK FAQ~*
                                  
                                    Developer: Capcom
 
                               Platform: Dreamcast - VMU                         
                             
                           Author: Joshua "ShadowWangTang" Kim

                                    Date: 7 / 23 / 01

                                      Version: 1.00
 
                           E-Mail: ryudohazuki85@hotmail.com

                  Web Site: http://www.angelfire.com/dc/powerstone/index.html
 
                        Best Viewed At Full Screen by  800 x 600

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                                   *~TABLE OF CONTENTS~*
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1. LEGAL STUFF

2. ABOUT

3. HOW TO...

4. MINI BOOK
 4A. ITEM
  4B. CARD
   4BA. MATERIAL
    4BB. ESSENCE
   4C. GOODS
    4CA. TEXTS
     4CB. OTHERS

5. COINS
 5A. HOW TO MAKE MONEY

6. HANDY ITEMS    
 6A. REGISTER
  6B. CANCEL
   6C. ITEM LIST

7. TRADE ITEMS
   
8. SOUND TOGGLE     

9. FAQ

10. UPDATES

11. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

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                                  1. LEGAL STUFF
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This FAQ is copyright to "Joshua Kim" It may NOT be used in
any magazine or any type of publication without my permission. 
It may NOT be used for profit. This FAQ will only 
allowed to appear at the following sites:

http://www.gamefaqs.com  

If you feel that there is an error, please e-mail me at 

ryudohazuki85@hotmail.com 


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                                     2. ABOUT
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This FAQ is about the mini book. The mini book
is an efficient, portable way to trade items and
such. The mini books is very useful and might 
have some frustationg options. This FAQ will 
help you use this.

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                                       3. HOW TO...
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To view this program, you need some items before you
do so. You need:

- Official Sega Visual Memory Unit (with LCD screen and Battery Life)
- 128 Free Blocks and no other games in VMU
- Controller
- Power Stone 2 Video Game

To download this file, load Power Stone 2 and
go to SAVE/LOAD in the menu and go select "MINI
BOOK" and download it. Simply press "A" amd download
it. When downloaded, turn off your Dreamcast. Remove 
the VMU from your controller and press the "Mode" 
button to get to the two cards with spades. Push "A" 
and select it and press "A"+"B" when it prompts you to 
do so. 
 
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                                      4. MINI BOOK
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This little section will tell you about the Mini Book
from the menu and all of it's contents. This section
will give you a brief description of what there is.

Item - Displays Items and how many of those items you have.
Card - Shows Materials and Essenses and how many you have.
Goods - Shows how many texts and coupons and presents you have.         

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                                           4a. ITEM
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This section shows a rough picture of the items you own
and how many you have. This is a list of all of them. (If
you collected them all). If you want the item mixes, go
to the ITEM MIXES section. Note: You will see a Power Stone
on the description of the item if you registered it.

1. GUN                 11. POWERFUL BUSTER    21. ADHESIVE SPRAY   31. HARISEN
2. MACHINE GUN         12. ARM GUN            22. TRUMPET          32. FROZEN TUNA
3. BAZOOKA             13. FLAME ROD          23. FIRE-BOTTLE      33. METALLIC BAT
4. FLAMETHROWER        14. ICE ROD            24. SMALL BOMB       34. BIG RACKET
5. RAY GUN             15. THUNDER ROD        25. MEDIUM BOMB      35. MAGIC STICK
6. SOAP BUBBLE GUN     16. MAGIC ROD          26. LARGE BOMB       36. LANCE OF LAVA
7. TRANQUILIZER GUN    17. MYSTIC ROD         27. LEG WEIGHT       37. DEVIL SICKLE
8. HOMING MISSILE      18. WEIRD ROD          28. FIRE CRACKER     38. MORNING STAR
9. 3-WAY SHOTGUN       19. MEDUSA             29. HAND GRENADE     39. SWORD
10. 5-WAY SHOTGUN      20. LOUDSPEAKER        30. IRON PIPE        40. POWER SWORD

41. FLAME SWORD        51. GIGANTIC HAMMER    61. BATTLE FIELD AXE 71. MEAT
42. ICE SWORD          52. UMBRELLA           62. VICTORY AXE      72. RICE BALL
43. THUNDER SWORD      53. DELUXE UMBRELLA    63. LUMBERJACK'S AXE 73. BANANA
44. BEAM SWORD         54. CHEAP UMBRELLA     64. BRAVE MAN'S AXE  74. HAMBURGER
45. DRAGON SLAYER      55. SPEAR              65. SKATE BOARD      75. CHEESE
46. LEGENDARY SWORD    56. DELUXE SPEAR       66. INLINE SKATE     76. ROAST CHICKEN
47. HAMMER             57. TRIDENT            67. SCOOTER          77. ROAST PORK 
48. TOY HAMMER         58. DELUXE TRIDENT     68. APPLE            78. WEDDING CAKE 
49. PICKAXE            59. FORK               69. SHORTCAKE        79. ANGEL WING
50. MAGICAL MALLET     60. SPOON              70. MEAT             80. DEVIL WING

81. POWER SHIELD       91. THUMBTACK            101. RABBIT EAR        111. BRACELET
82. DELUXE SHIELD      92. LEG TRAP             102. CAT EAR           112. PUNCHING GLOVES
83. PETRIFIER          93. PITFALL HOOP         103. CROWN             113. RABBIT TAIL
84. TRANSPARENTIZER    94. BEEHIVE              104. SILK HAT          114. CAT TAIL
85. KITTEN             95. STICK BOMB           105. STRAW HAT         115. DEVIL TAIL
86. PANTHER            96. TYPHOON              106. PARTY HAT         116. WIND-UP KEY 
87. FIRE DRAGON        97. FIREWORKS            107. FLOWER            117. RABBIT PAW  
88. ICE DRAGON         98. METEOR               108. EMPEROR'S CROWN   118. CAT PAW
89. THUNDER DRAGON     99. EXCITING BOOK        109. RABBIT ARM        119. SHOES OF ACHILLES
90. BAMBOO SHOOT      100. POWER STONE MAGAZINE 110. CAT ARM           120. PLASTER

121. LIGHT STONE

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                                           4b. CARD
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This part of the VMU Mini Book
displays all of the cards. It 
leads to a menu that says:

MATERIAL

ESSENCE

Material is used for mixing, 
Essence is used for changing outcomes of mixes.

EXAMPLE:

Gun + Gun = FAILED MIX
Gun + Gun + Special Card = Powerful Buster


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                                    4ba. MATERIAL
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Material is used to make weapons as well.

1. LIGHT ELEMENTAL          8. IRON             15. FLAME DRAGON ELEMENT
2. FLAME ELEMENTAL          9. OIL              16. ICE DRAGON ELEMENTAL
3. ICE ELEMENTAL           10. CARTWHEEL        17. THUNDER DRAGON ELEMENTAL
4. THUNDER ELEMENTAL       11. CLOTH            18. BOOK OF LEGEND
5. TRAP ELEMENTAL          12. GUNPOWDER        19. EMBLEM OF THE BRAVE
6. MAGIC ELEMENTAL         13. WOOD MATERIAL    20. DRIVER'S LICENSE
7. GOLD                    14. SCRAP            21. ANGEL RING

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Essences can help a mix or kill the mix.

1. FOOD CARD          5. HORROR CARD    9. SPECIAL CARD
2. DRESS-UP CARD      6. SURPRISE CARD
3. AFFECTION CARD     7. PROFIT CARD
4. RETRY CARD         8. COPY CARD


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                                    4c. GOODS
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These goods are coupons and texts. 

There will be a little menu and you could select the following:
TEXTS
OTHERS

Coupons let you play the roulette if you have at least 3 of them.
Texts let you learn new mixes.



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                                    4ca. TEXTS
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This section will show you what texts there are and the mixes inside of them.

1. TEXT OF DELUXE SHIELD

Power Shield + Meteor
Power Shield + Deluxe Trident
Power Shield + Gold

2. TEXT OF BEAM SWORD

Magic Stick + Legendary Sword
Power Sword + 5-Way Shotgun
Beam Gun + Spoon

3. TEXT OF DELUXE UMBRELLA

Umbrella + Gold
Cloth + Cheap Umbrella
Cloth + Magic Element

4. TEXT OF SHOTGUN

3-Way Shotgun + Homing Missile
Beam Gun + Gun
Ray Gun + SoapBubbleGun

5. TEXT OF DELUXE SPEAR

Spear + Meteor
Spear + Stick Bomb
Frozen Tuna + Spoon

6. TEXT OF DELUXE TRIDENT

Crown + Trident
Wedding Cake + Trident
Fork + Spear

7. TEXT OF PITFALL

Trap Element + Bracelet
Thumbtack + Magic Element
Trap Element + Leg Trap

8. TEXT OF MAG. MALLET

Gigantic Hammer + Gold
Spoon + Gold
Pickaxe + Toy Hammer

9. TEXT OF STICK BOMB

Gunpowder + Harisen
Tranquilizer Gun + HandGrenade
Flame Rod + Adhesive Spray 

10. TEXT OF TRANSPARENT

Petrifier + Medusa
Petrifier + Devil Tail
Petrifier + Exciting Book

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OTHERS are coupons and presents you give to Mel.

To get COUPONS, mix a mix that you know that you will fail or use a Horror Card on a 
successful mix. Coupons let you play the Roulette in your Power Stone 2 Game.

To get PRESENTS, buy them of Mel and give them to her. Here are the list of presents you
can give her (excluding the Food Items). She gives you an Essence for exchange of that
present. You can also give her texts to write in the item book and item catalogs and such.

 ITEM                    |       MEL GIVES YOU
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1. Horror Book           |       Horror Card
2. Bouquet               |       Affection Card
3. Jack-In-The-Box       |       Surprise Card  
4. Food (any kind)       |       Food Card
5. Texts (any)           |       Adds mixes to the selected item                
6. Catalogs (any)        |       Adds knowledge of items into book

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                                     5. COINS
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Coins are basically a section that tells you how much gold you have in the game. It ranges
from 0 - 999999999-. This section practically tells you how much doe you have in the game.

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                               5a. HOW TO MAKE MONEY
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You can make quick cash by selling items that you don't need. Remember not to sell
them if you only have one unless you really want to or it is a default item. 
Another way is to play Adventure Mode and grab as much money as you can while not
dieing to keep your money.
You can spend money at Mel's Shop for some rare items she might hold.

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Handy Items help you when you are in the midst of a good fight. A VMU appears and the
announcer says "Behold, the treasure" and it will be one of your registered items.
Other registered items dress up your character. You can select up to six items for 
a Handy Items and some Decorative Items for your character. When this part is selected,
you will come upon a menu:

REGISTER 
CANCEL
ITEM LIST

Select any of them to begin.

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                                 6a. REGISTER
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Registering Items are very useful. When registered, it will instantly take effect when
you play your Power Stone 2 Game. On the VMU you will see the six registered items if 
you registered. If you didn't you will come upon a blank screen. Go to ITEM LIST to register
your items.

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This feature allows you to Cancel the registered items that you have.
You will come upon a menu:

ITEM
DECORAT.

Since it would be pointless to add two more sections, I'll add them right here.

Item - Cycle through your registered items and push "A" to cancel it.
Decorat. - Cycle through these outfits and push "A" to cancel the one you don't want.

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The item list is used for registering items if you don't have it. Cycle through
the items you have and push "A" to register them. Use the Control Pad to find the
item you want and push "A". If you already registered items, choose to overwrite 
one for another if you want.



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                                        7. TRADE ITEMS
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Trading Items can be an essential part to getting all of the items. The only
downside is, that you must have another VMU to connect with yours with battery
life and an LCD screen. There is also a trick to get 99 of every item is you 
have two VMUs. When VMU's are connected, go to TRADE ITEMS and select "TRADE"
or "PRESENT".

If your TRADE, both VMU's must be connected and you select an item and agree on it.

For PRESENT, you can recieve a present from the other person or give a present.

For the 99 of any item trick you must have the following:

- 2 Official Sega Visual Memory Units (with LCD screen and Battery Life)
- Controller
- Dreamcast
- Mini Book
- Power Stone 2 Video Game

1. - Insert the two VMU's in to the controller slots. 
2. - Insert the Power Stone 2 Game and go to SAVE/LOAD on the menu screen.
3. - Download the Mini Book for each one.
4. - Save the current settings.
5. - Now you have two duplicate files on two different VMU's.
6. - Turn off your Dreamcast.
7. - Take out the two VMU's out of the controller.
8. - Select the "game" file.
9. - With both VMU's go to TRADE ITEMS.
10. - Have one VMU give the other a PRESENT of the item that you want. If you have more
than one, be sure to give them all to a VMU.
11. - Turn on Power Stone 2 Again.
12. - Be sure to delete the Mini Book of the VMU you took the items from. 
13. - Keep on doing this process and get rich (well kinda).

EXAMPLE
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You have _5_ Exciting Books.
You duplicate the files.
You have one give 5 Exciting Books to the other VMU.
Play Power Stone 2 again and save the Status again.
You now have _10_ Exciting Books.
Continue and it will quickly double up to higher, allowing you to get more items.


  
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                                    8. SOUND TOGGLE
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The Sound Toggle toggles sound. Whether on or off. The mini book has some really
annoying chirping noises and you might want to turn it off. Also, sound is the 
thing that saps battery power the most so you might want to keep it off.

On - All sounds
Off - Mute



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                                      9. FAQ
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Q: I need a lot of the items!
A: Refer to my friend's FAQ, "Item List" which can be found at www.gamefaqs.com or
my website at http://www.angelfire.com/dc/powerstone/index.html

Q: How can I get some items?
A: Get them at the Item Shop, Pride, or off a friend.

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8. UPDATES
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8 / 5 / 01 - Finished all the needed information

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9. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
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CJayC - for making the best video game site in the world.

UltraSuperSaiyan - for posting a Battery Pack FAQ which helped me greatly
through this FAQ.

Capcom - for making a great game and the VMU thing.

Sega - for making the Dreamcast and the VMU.



Copyright (c) Joshua Kim