Yu-Gi-Oh Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution

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40 new duels, 56 new challenges, 60 new animations, updated banlist, also full mod includes my JP/Uncensored files and fix that stop the game from pausing when game is not focused. Other files that I uploaded separately are optional in case you want those without other parts of the mod.

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Note- As of 2.0, no longer supporting older versions and please ask me for permission if you want to use any of my files for your own mod. Any other 'Requiem' version of mods not uploaded by me (Death, MoonlitDeath, RequiemOfDeath) are stolen without my permission.

2.1 Changelog-
Changed the following cards with new alternate art-
Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring
Chaos Dragon Levianeer
Decode Talker
Destiny HERO – Plasma
Familiar-Possessed – Lyna
Ghost Belle & Haunted Mansion
Ghost Ogre & Snow Rabbit
Ghost Reaper & Winter Cherries
Gouki The Great Ogre
I:P Masquerena
Familiar-Possessed – Lyna
Red-Eyes B. Dragon
Salamangreat Heatleo
Sky Striker Ace - Kagari
Tour Guide From the Underworld

-Replaced/updated sprites of Society of Light Alexis, Paradox Brothers, Aigami, Sarina, Fonda and Yami Marik
-Yami Marik is now wearing pants! (thanks to GreatOldGame for pointing out this fact that they were missing from the base game for some ungodly reason)
-Added new characters- Rebecca Hawkins (replacing Dark Magician Girl), Abidos and Don Zaloog (the 2 Shadow Riders missing from the base game)
-Changed the Jaden vs Fonda and Jaden vs Sarina duels and combined into one duel to free up space for the Shadow Rider duel
-Moved Anubis to DM to duel against Sera as a way to keep both in the game and in DM, and moved Rebecca into Sera's spot to duel Tristan. 
-Paradox moved into 5D's now to duel with the Tag Force mc, who uses a deck based on the three protagonists from the Bonds Beyond Time movie
-Fixed the deck name of Sarina and Grandpa
-Fixed the default base game's Arc-V structure deck that was mispelled(can't unlock it normally since it's the deck from the tutorial)
-Slightly buffed Mokuba's story deck (It's still intentionally bad, but a little better)
-Changed the music. The game has very limited spots for music, so I tried to get one track from some of the older games including-
Forbidden Memories, Duelist of the Roses, Stardust Accelerator, Zexal World Duel Carnival, Tag Force 2/3/6/Special, Capsule Monster Colosseum, Reverse of Arcadia, and Yugi Power of Chaos

-Added monster animations from Duel Links for these monsters-
Armed Dragon LV7
Barrel Dragon
Black Luster Soldier
Blue-Eyes Alternative White Dragon
Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon
Elemental HERO Divine Neos
Embodiment of Apophis
Fairy Cheer Girl
Galaxy-Eyes Photon Dragon
Gandora the Dragon of Destruction
Gate Guardian
Harpie Lady Sisters
Indiora Doom Volt the Cubic Emperor
Insect Queen
Lava Golem
Masked Beast Des Gardius
Number 32: Shark Drake
Number C39: Utopia Ray
Obelisk the Tormentor
Orgoth the Relentless
Pumpking the King of Ghosts
Silent Magician LV8
Slifer the Sky Dragon
Super Vehicroid Jumbo Drill
T.G. Halberd Cannon
The Legendary Fisherman
The Winged Dragon of Ra
Tin Archduke
Vampire Lord

-animations that replaced the tag force ones from previous updates-
Ancient Fairy Dragon
Ancient Gear Golem
Black-Winged Dragon
Blue Eyes White Dragon 
Cyber Blader
Cyber End Dragon 
Destiny HERO – Plasma
Elemental HERO Flame Wingman
Goyo Guardian
Hamon, Lord of Striking Thunder
Ojama King
Junk Warrior
Power Tool Dragon
Rainbow Dragon
Raviel, Lord of Phantasms
Red Dragon Archfiend
Ultimate Tyranno
Uria, Lord of Searing Flames
Volcanic Doomfire
Water Dragon

-animations replacing default ones-
Dark Magician
Dark Magician Girl
Elemental HERO Neos
Number 39: Utopia
Red-Eyes Black Dragon

nzxth2 for the Tag Force movies
GreatOldGame for the sprites of Rebecca, Fonda, Sarina and Don Zaloog
Yami for the sprites of Aigami and Abidos
Heromonics on Youtube for the fullscreen Duel Links Animations
DevilByDay for cropping Ojama King and forcing me to use it against my will
Alanmac95 on Deviantart for most of the card pack sleeves in the shop
All assets used with permission from the users above

2.0 changes-
- Updated banlist to 12/10/2020
- Changed challenge decks of Akiza and Antimony (will do more next time)
- Added a new pack into the game with every single card in it (it's in the Vrains section and can unlock it by clearing the very first duel in DM. Did it this way so you can start the game technically with every card available, but you can also entirely ignore this pack and if nothing else, can use it to keep track of how many cards you collected).

- Added animations for these monsters (thanks to nzxth for giving me the tag force videos, also there is a file in the Mirrors section that has no monster animations if you want them all turned off)-
Ancient Fairy Dragon
Ancient Gear Golem
Armed Dragon LV10
Black Rose Dragon
Black-Winged Dragon
Blackwing Armed Wing
Blue-Eyes White Dragon (Replaced LE's version with Tag Force so he's not green anymore)
Chevalier de Fleur
Chimeratech Overdragon
Cloudian – Eye of the Typhoon
Cyber Blader
Cyber End Dragon
Cyber Twin Dragon
Dark Necrofear
Destiny HERO – Plasma
Dragon Knight Draco-Equiste
Earthbound Immortal Aslla piscu
Earthbound Immortal Ccapac Apu
Earthbound Immortal Ccarayhua
Earthbound Immortal Cusillu
Earthbound Immortal Uru
Earthbound Immortal Wiraqocha Rasca (anime)
Elemental HERO Bladedge
Elemental HERO Electrum
Elemental HERO Flame Wingman
Elemental HERO Rampart Blaster
Elemental HERO Shining Flare Wingman
Exploder Dragonwing
Goyo Guardian
Hamon, Lord of Striking Thunder
Helios Trice Megistus
Infernity Doom Dragon
Junk Warrior
Life Stream Dragon
Light and Darkness Dragon
Majestic Red Dragon
Majestic Star Dragon
Master of Oz
Meklord Astro Mekanikle
Meklord Emperor Granel
Meklord Emperor Skiel
Meklord Emperor Wisel
Ojama King
Power Tool Dragon
Rainbow Dragon
Raviel, Lord of Phantasms
Red Nova Dragon
Red-Eyes Darkness Dragon
Shooting Quasar Dragon
Shooting Star Dragon
Spirit of the Pharaoh
Stardust Dragon
Steam Gyroid
T.G. Blade Blaster
Ultimate Tyranno
Uria, Lord of Searing Flames
Vampire Genesis
Vennominon the King of Poisonous Snakes
Volcanic Doomfire
Water Dragon

Update 1.2- 
- Updated the banlist to 9/14/2020
- Bug Fix from previous version
- fixed the decks of Anubis, Banner, Vagrant, Yugi and Marik

New Animations are a test only. They seem to work fine and everything, but the quality can be improved in future updates. If anyone wants to help me make more videos or improve these, please let me know. 

- Added animations for these monsters from Tag Force (animations are a bit of a work in progress to see how they work, can update the quality later in next update)-

Ancient Fairy Dragon
Dark Necrofear (has the Destiny Board animation since she's in it and it didn't work on the trap card)
Dragon Knight Draco-Equiste
Earthbound Immortal Aslla Piscu
Earthbound Immortal Ccapac Apu
Earthbound Immortal Ccarayhua
Earthbound Immortal Uru
Earthbound Immortal Cusillu
Exploder Dragon
Goyo Guardian
Infernity Doom Dragon
Life Stream Dragon
Red Nova Dragon
Shooting Quasar Dragon
Shooting Star Dragon

Version without any animations here- https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vSG0_XmBFhKX35oC8gVWvEIESpW8ujg7/view?usp=sharing

Note- the exe file in the download only removes the pause screen when the game is not focused, so is only there in case you want that mod as well, otherwise you don't need it for the mod. 

Original 1.0 mod changes-

There's 2 versions, one that has the monster animations on and other that has them off, but otherwise they are identical. Also note that this includes my JP/Uncensored artwork on the cards that have them and also includes my exe that has the pausing fix that stops the game from pausing when the game is not focused (you don't need to use this exe for the actual mod if you don't want that fix), also I put an alternate version without animations in the Mirror links. 

Features of the mod-

-Updated the banlist to the current one

-Added some alternate art to monsters that have them (I have zero interest in editing these further lol, but can help others if you want to change them through editing)

-Added a bunch of characters, including new ones, previously npc/unplayable characters and alternate versions of some characters as well.

-Added in 40 new duels, for a total of 80 new story decks and 56 new duelist challenges.

-some minor UI/art related stuff.

Notes-This mod was intended to add content only, not remove or alter existing stuff that much, so it can be used as a standard base of sorts for other mods that people make, (which means if you thought a story deck was bad before, it's still bad now lol), so I didn't touch existing decks much if at all. There are a few existing things I changed though such as-

-Pegasus duelist challenged is new and previous Madolche challenge is on Mindy.
-Anna Kaboom's challenge is new, with previous deck on Anubis.
-Sylvio's challenge is also new, with the previous deck on the Tag Force MC.

All existing duels that I altered somehow are marked with *, this means you can play those again to unlock the new alternate versions of characters. I originally played to have the 5D's duel Digging Deeper with a part 2 that had the Dark Signer version of Carly against Sayer, but opted to change the existing duel to be that instead, with only a brief new cutscene afterwards, but note that she is still using her normal deck without the Earthbound Immortal. 

All new duels are marked with "Bonus" for 40 total new duels. I didn't add story to these mainly in case someone wants to create a full Vrains story for the Campaign and would need the story space for that instead. 

Note- If you are using an existing save, it will push your story progress around a bit as in some new duels may get marked as cleared and duels you finished may be locked, but you can just play each of these again to unlock them and unlock the decks and characters. All duels marked with 'Bonus' are new ones that you'd have to play normally and reverse duels again, and ones marked with * are edited duels to have alternate versions of characters and such, clearing that duel against the alt will unlock them to be playable.

Finally, I created the mod in English only but it should work in other languages, but the duel names, deck names and character names will be in English, all card names and descriptions and story scenes should remain in the selected language. I only tested the English version, so let me know if there's any bugs or anything.

To install, just unrar and place the .dat, .toc and exe (exe is optional, and only contains the no pausing fix for when the game is not focused, you don't need to copy that over if you don't need that fix) where your Link Evolution directory is, either moving the original files somewhere else for safekeeping/backup or overwriting the old files.

If you need any help directly, have questions or want to mod on your own, the best place to contact me is in my Discord server here-https://discord.gg/zWMKpRR

Guide page on Github- https://github.com/MoonlitDeath/Link-Evolution-Editing-Guide/wiki/Requiem-Mod-Guide