Biography & Profile - An introduction to Rinoa
Look-Alikes - Others who look or act like Rinoa
Style - Cosplay and fashion inspirations
Quotes - Bits of Rinoa's dialogue
Mystery Blood - The significance of Rinoa's blood
Birthday - Girl's Day & birthday stuff
Sorceresses - Magic use in FF & Rinoa's role


Personality Bits - Examinations
Reflections - Rinoa in Rinoa's opinion
Is Rinoa Ultimecia? - The famous theory
Wings - Rinoa's recurring motif
Present - Rinoa as a symbol of the present
Politics - Rinoa's political beliefs
MBTI - Rinoa's possible "personality type" (ENFJ)


Family - Rinoa's parents
Angelo - Rinoa's best friend and battle partner
Missed Dream - Seifer's dream becomes Squall's
Love Debate - Seifer versus Squall?
Relationships - How Rinoa acts with others
Take on Life - Childhood
The Forest Owls - The Forest Owls rebel group

Rinoa in Battle

Rinoa's Battle Stats - Technical performance
Abilities - Powers learned from GFs
GFs - Mythology, uses, and stats
Magic - All of the magic that can be drawn
Rinoa's Weapons - Upgrading
Rinoa's Limit Breaks - Skills, Pet Pals locations, etc.
Scan Rinoa - An in-game profile of Rinoa


Game Basics - How to play, some helpful hints, etc.
Glossary - Some RPG terms as well as FF8 terms
SeeD Test Answers & Ranks - For cheaters!
Boss Strategies - With video tutorials
Side Quests - With video tutorials
Master Runs - The types of Master Runs for FF8
Timber Maniacs - Where to get TimMani mags
Triple Triad - A tutorial
Rare Cards - Win the rare TT cards

The World

Other Characters - Profiles of other characters
Location - Origins of location names, culture, etc.
Destiny - The importance of destiny and free will
Searching - The theme of seeking out fulfillment
Faye Wong - The voice behind "Eyes On Me"


Lyrics - Lyrics and translations of FF8 songs
Merchandise - A shopping guide
Desktop - Wallpapers, icons, cursors, etc.
Avatars & Icons - For use on forums, LJ, etc.
Cell Phone Wallpapers - Backgrounds for cells
Ringtones - FF8 music for your mobile phone
Trivia - Did you know this about FF8?

Fan Material

Fandom - Fanart, cosplay, and fanfictions
Fan Lyrics - Rewriting lyrics to pop songs for Rinoa
Alternate Theme Songs - Songs reminiscent of Rinoa
Sprites - Animated GIFs and sprites of Rinoa
Puzzles - Cross words/word finds, etc.
Triple Triad - Interactive Triple Triad!
Doctored Pictures - Humor, fan "confessions", etc.
Parodies - Advertising featuring the FF8 crew
Meme - Which "Rinoa" are you?
YKYLRTMW... - Too much love?


Change Log - An archive of updates
Networking - Links and linking in
Affiliates & Sister Clubs - Closer connections
History - Background, experience, and why
Layout Archive - Past layouts used on this site
Credits - Those who make this site possible
FAQ & Contact - Get in touch with me


Side Quests - Card Club

Because there are already a lot of in-depth FAQs out there for achieving this quest, I'm doing this mainly in list format so that you can easily see which card you need next and where to get it. I don't offer strategies for winning any card; I'll only mention if a certain card requires other events to win it. Also remember that with rare cards, it's likely that your opponent may wait many...many... hands before actually using the card you want.

Win rare cards from CC members.

Disc 1 - Balamb Garden, basically any time you wish. I like to start this game after Balamb Garden is moveable because I can finish it in one sitting rather than spacing the quest out. (:

Needed Items


→ Leviathan's Card [card]
→ Carbuncle's Card [card]
→ Gilgamesh's Card [card]


♠ CC's Jack comes first. First, win (roughly?) fifteen games of cards around Balamb Garden with anybody who is willing to play against you. Jack hangs out by the directory; I usually catch him walking up the pathway behind the two girls (who are actually also CC members!). He's dressed in uniform. Before you've won fifteen games, he'll ask you if he's talked about CC yet. When you've won enough games, he'll challenge you himself when you talk to him. He has no 'unique' cards but you need to beat him before you can challenge the next member.

♣ CC's Club is next. He's in the left walkway of Balamb Garden, usually around the dorm or cafeteria. He doesn't have any unique cards. The Joker can be challenged first if preferred.

♥ Let's challenge CC's Joker now. To challenge him, you need to have already played the D-District Prison portion of the game. Otherwise, you can also challenge the Club and the Diamonds at this point. Joker is hiding in the Training Center. He's standing on the wooden bridge near the 'secret' place. When you win, he'll also upgrade your Battle Meter yet again to give you GF Information. He has a rare card, Leviathan. (Sometimes he's not there the first time you enter; just keep going on and off the screen and soon he'll be there.)

♦ CC's Diamond is actually CC's Diamonds. They're the two girls who walk up the main pathway and hang out by the directory. Challenge either one of them to progress with the CC quest. They don't have any unique cards.

♠ CC's Spade is up next. Actually, he's the same person who gave you your starter deck. He's still hanging out in the same place, on the 2F near the lift. He has no unique cards.

♥ It's time for CC's Heart. Here's a familiar face. (: Heart is actually Xu. By this point in the game she'll be standing up in the bridge with Nida and Quistis. She has a rare card, Carbuncle.

♣ Now to challenge CC's King! First, go to the infirmary and challenge Dr. Kadowaki. After finishing, go to your dorm and continue resting over and over until the King appears and challenges you. Beware, she is much more difficult than the previous CC members! She has the rare card Gilgamesh. After you've played her the first time, you can challenge her on the bridge from now on. Oh yeah, try not to be too surprised *eye roll*.

Concluding Notes
If you complete this quest, the big reward is that all of the CC members will be on Ragnarok by disc 4 and you can play them to win back rare cards that you've modded, missed, or lost, with very limited exceptions (Pupu's card for instance). Also, I'd suggest doing this with the Queen of Cards side quest for even more cards. ^_^

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