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Encyclopedia > Biggs and Wedge

Biggs and Wedge are characters in a running joke in various Square Enix (originally Square Co., Ltd.) video games, most notably in the Final Fantasy series. They are homages to the Star Wars characters Biggs Darklighter and Wedge Antilles (Luke Skywalker's wingmen on his assault on the first Death Star). The running gag is a popular hallmark of comic and serious forms of entertainment. ... SQUARE ENIX (Japanese: スクウェア・エニックス) is a Japanese producer of popular video games and manga. ... Square Co. ... It has been suggested that Multiplayer game be merged into this article or section. ... For the first installment in the series, see Final Fantasy (video game). ... Opening logo to the Star Wars films Star Wars is an epic science fantasy saga and fictional universe created by writer/producer/director George Lucas during the 1970s. ... This is a list of minor characters in the fictional Star Wars universe who are part of the Rebel Alliance. ... Wedge Antilles (b. ... Luke Skywalker (born 19 BBY) is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe, portrayed by Mark Hamill. ... The Death Star was an enormous military battle station in the fictional Star Wars universe. ...

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Final Fantasy I & II: Dawn of Souls

When randomly selecting names for thief party members, "Biggs" and "Wedge" are possible options.


Final Fantasy VI

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The duo's first appearance was as a pair of Vector soldiers accompanying Terra in the attack on Narshe to claim a frozen Esper. They're playable for a short period of time, riding in Magitek armor, but are soon eliminated by the Esper Tritoch. Image File history File links Biggss/Wedges battle sprite in Magitek armor. ... Image File history File links Vicks-wedge_menu. ... This article may not meet Wikipedias content policies because it lacks an encyclopedic perspective. ... Terra Branford , Tina Branford) is the heroine of Square Co. ... This article may not meet Wikipedias content policies because it lacks an encyclopedic perspective. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In the Super Nintendo Entertainment System release of the game as Final Fantasy III, Biggs' name was Vicks. This is attributable to Ted Woolsey's often "creative" translation, which rendered "Ultima" as "Atma" and "Phoenix" as "Fenix". In the re-release as part of the compilation Final Fantasy Anthology for the PlayStation or the standalone release in Europe and Australia, as well as the port to the Game Boy Advance, Vicks was changed back to Biggs. The Super Nintendo Entertainment System, also known as Super Nintendo, Super NES or SNES (pronounced either as a word or acronym), is a 16-bit video game console released by Nintendo in North America, Brazil, Europe, and Australia. ... Ted Woolsey was the primary translator of Squaresofts console role-playing games during the SNES era (circa 1990-1996). ... Final Fantasy Anthology is a compilation of two Square Co. ... The Sony PlayStation ) is a video game console of the 32/64-bit era, first produced by Sony Computer Entertainment in the mid-1990s. ... This article is very long. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


See also: List of Final Fantasy VI characters. Various characters from Final Fantasy VI wandering about aboard the Falcon waiting for their turn to fight. ...


Final Fantasy VII

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Wedge

In Final Fantasy VII, Biggs and Wedge are members of an ecowarrior organisation called AVALANCHE. They fight under Barret Wallace and alongside the protagonist Cloud Strife whom they do not entirely trust. Image File history File links Final Fantasy VII: Biggs and Wedge (Final Fantasy) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Final Fantasy VII: Biggs and Wedge (Final Fantasy) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... An avalanche is a very large slide of snow (or rock) down a mountainside, caused when a buildup of snow is released down a slope, and is one of the major dangers faced in the mountains. ... Barret Wallace ) is a video game character in the role playing game Final Fantasy VII. Early in the game, he is the leader of a militant eco-group called AVALANCHE, located in Midgar, though this position later passes to Cloud Strife. ... Cloud Strife ) is the protagonist of Squaresofts (now known as Square Enix) role-playing game Final Fantasy VII and several of its sequels and spin-offs. ...


Near the beginning of the game, there is a small joke where Wedge escapes from a bombing mission and runs around with his bottom on fire, perhaps hearkening back to Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, when Wedge Antilles was forced to pull out of his bombing run after sustaining damage. This movie poster for Star Wars depicts many of the films important elements, such as Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, X-Wing and Y-Wing fighters Star Wars, retitled Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope in 1981 (see note at Title,) is the original (and in chronological... Wedge Antilles (b. ...


Along with another team member called Jessie, they are eventually killed while trying to prevent the Shinra Company from destroying a city support pillar, crushing a section of Midgar called Sector 7; they are injured while trying to save Sector 7 and cannot escape in time. Shinras corporate logo which depicts the parsing once used in Japan The Shinra Electric Power Company ), or simply the Shinra Company ) was a powerful mega-corporation which controlled most of the world in the Square-Enix video game Final Fantasy VII until the Company collapsed during the events of... Square Co. ...


Notably they play a small part in this game and are not playable. Similar to Final Fantasy VI, their deaths take place near the very beginning of the game.


In Dirge of Cerberus a female NPC suggests that she was either Biggs or Wedge's sister and that they would play in the train graveyard as children. ...


See also: List of Final Fantasy VII characters. Contents 1 Main playable characters 1. ...


Final Fantasy VIII

Biggs and Wedge in a battle
Biggs and Wedge in a battle

In Final Fantasy VIII, Biggs and Wedge appear as a pair of overworked, underpaid, rather inept Galbadian soldiers who engage in battle with the main characters a number of times. They mainly provide the comic relief in this particular Final Fantasy game and act as minor bosses. Image File history File links Galbadian Biggs and Wedge from FF8. ... Image File history File links Galbadian Biggs and Wedge from FF8. ...


They appear at the following locations:

  • Communications Tower in Dollet
  • D-District Prison cell
  • Lunatic Pandora (without a fight)

The game takes the Star Wars theme further, with characters named Dodona, Nida, and Piet. This is a list of minor characters in the fictional Star Wars universe who are part of the Rebel Alliance. ... This article is about minor villains in the fictional Star Wars universe. ... Fleet Admiral Firmus Piett is a fictional character from the Star Wars universe, played by Kenneth Colley in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. ...


Final Fantasy X

Blitzball menu showing Biggs and Wedge, and Wedge's stats
Blitzball menu showing Biggs and Wedge, and Wedge's stats

In Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2 Biggs and Wedge are guards at the Luca blitzball stadium. Image File history File links Final Fantasy X Blitzball menu. ... Image File history File links Final Fantasy X Blitzball menu. ... Final Fantasy X-2 ) is a console role-playing game (RPG) developed and published by Square Enix Co. ... // Spira ) is the world in which the role-playing games Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2 take place. ... Several games in Square Enixs Final Fantasy series have featured minigames, games found inside of the main game, particularly the more recent games. ...


They also can be scouted to play Blitzball, and they soon develop into two of the most skilled Blitzball players. Several games in Square Enixs Final Fantasy series have featured minigames, games found inside of the main game, particularly the more recent games. ...


Wedge starts as an ideal forward, having high speed, endurance, and shot. By the time he is level 60, he will be a defender, his attack and block increasing as his shot lowers. When he is at the max level, 99, he will be best as goalkeeper, with the second best catching stat.


Biggs, unlike Wedge, keeps his role the whole time. He is a tankish forward with speed barely below that of most other average players. He has very high and rapidly increasing endurance, and generally good shot. His pass becomes good enough, but his attack, block, and catching stats are below average.


In Final Fantasy X-2 they are blitzball players as well. Again they are guards from Luca with a small part in the game. Final Fantasy X-2 ) is a console role-playing game (RPG) developed and published by Square Enix Co. ...


Final Fantasy XII

In Final Fantasy XII, two Archadian guards named Gibbs and Deweg (obvious anagram/variations of Biggs and Wedge) stand at the western end of Nalbina Town, blocking the way to the north. At a point in the game (after the Leviathan and its fleet are brought down in Jagd), the player may trigger a comedic scene between the two characters where they discuss what they should do since their commanders have fallen. Gibbs wishes for a change in scenery but Deweg is too obstinate to leave his post.


During their dialogue, it is revealed that Gibbs has a fear of chocobos (or of smelling like one), and the party may drive him away by charging toward him on one. Deweg chases after him and the path is cleared. A Chocobo, as seen in Final Fantasy X A Chocobo ) is a large fictional emu-like bird that is a staple of the Final Fantasy video game series and has also appeared in several related products and spin-offs including Chocobos Mysterious Dungeon, Chocobo Racing, and the Legend of...


Chrono Trigger

Biggs and Wedge (the former once again translated as Vicks in the Super Nintendo Entertainment System version of the game) are sideshow attractions at Norstein Bekkler's Lab at the Millennial Fair; the player must pick the correct one in order to win a prize. They are accompanied by a third character, Piette, which is a reference to Admiral Piett, also from Star Wars. The Super Nintendo Entertainment System, also known as Super Nintendo, Super NES or SNES (pronounced either as a word or acronym), is a 16-bit video game console released by Nintendo in North America, Brazil, Europe, and Australia. ... The world map in A.D. 1000 1000 A.D. is a time period in Squaresofts Chrono Trigger. ... Fleet Admiral Firmus Piett is a fictional character from the Star Wars universe, played by Kenneth Colley in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. ... Opening logo to the Star Wars films Star Wars is an epic science fantasy saga and fictional universe created by writer/producer/director George Lucas during the 1970s. ...


Kingdom Hearts II

In Hollow Bastion, there is a storekeeper to a Armor shop named Wedge not too far from the shops run by Huey, Dewey and Louie. Furthermore, the Armor Shop storekeeper in Twilight Town is named Biggs. Also, Biggs and Wedge's AVALANCHE companion Jessie runs the accessory shop in Twilight Town, while a character named Wallace (the last name of AVALANCHE leader Barret) also shares a nearby shop. Huey, Dewey and Louie Duck are a trio of fictional ducks who appear in animated cartoons and comic books published by the Walt Disney Company. ...


Final Fantasy Tactics Advance

In the American version of the game, one of Cid's former business subordinates is named Biggs. He catches up with Cid during the ending, having started his own company, and asks Cid for some help with a project. Earlier, another person berates Cid while Biggs stands by; this person may be Wedge, although his name is not revealed when he is speaking. Biggs and Wedge also appear as random names for units.


Chocobo's Dungeon 2

In Chocobo's Dungeon 2, Biggs and Wedge appear as two Black Magicians working in the tower of the town. One of them gives the player feathers while the other can help combine his or her items.


 
 

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