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Romset and name:
rastsag2 Rastan Saga 2 (Japan)
Short name:
Rastan Saga 2
Manufacturer:
Taito Corporation
Year:
Genre:
Platform
Category:
Platform / Fighter Scrolling
Serie:
Driver source:
Language:
Japanese
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 2 players (solo, 2 concurrents)
Input:
Joystick 8 ways
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
-
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
320x224@60 Hz, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Motorola MC68000, Zilog Z80
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
Speaker, YM2610 OPNB
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.37b3 (0.39) released on may-27 2000
Last release:
Mame 0.225 released on sep-30 2020
Clone of:
nastar Nastar (World)
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
-
Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
None
New romset:
None
Files
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GOOD
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Status
OVERALL:
GOOD
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Good
Sound:
Good
Cocktail:
-
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Supported
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  • Arcade Video game published 32 years ago:

    Rastan Saga II © 1988 Taito.

    A sequel to Rastan. Defeat the monsters with various attack methods and three different weapons!

    In the land of Rastania stands a most sacred shrine called Sky Scraper. It is said that the man who rules Sky Scraper rules the Earth. An evil tribe is now trying to invade this holy place so that they might rule. To protect the shrine, a courageous young man has challenged the invaders...

    TECHNICAL
    Taito B System hardware
    Prom Sticker: B81

    Main CPU: Motorola 68000 (@ 12 Mhz), Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
    Sound Chips: Yamaha YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

    Players: 2
    Control: 8-way joystick
    Buttons: 2

    TRIVIA
    Even if title screen says 1988, Rastan Saga II was released in March 1989 in Japan.

    Rastan Saga was a good game, but this sequel was not and got very bad reputation from Japanese gamers.

    This game is known outside Japan as "Nastar" and in US as "Nastar Warrior".

    Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Taito DJ Station: G.S.M. Taito 5 - PCCB-00037) on August 21, 1990.
    Zuntata Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Zuntata History L'ab-normal 1st - ZTTL-0038) on April 1, 1999.

    TIPS AND TRICKS
    • INSTRUCTIONS:
    Press Up and Attack to perform an upwards attack.
    Press Down and Attack to perform a low attack.
    Hold down the Jump button for a higher Jump.
    If your life bar runs out, you will lose a life.
    Collect items and weapons to gain more power.
    You always start each stage equipped with a sword and shield.

    • WEAPONS LIST:
    Sword & Shield: Normal Power/Normal Speed/Normal Range
    Long Sword: High Power/Slow Speed/Long Range
    Iron Claw: Low Power/Fast Speed/Short Range

    • ITEMS LIST:
    Crest of Flame: Shoot fireballs from your sword
    Crest of Time: Increases time by 50 seconds
    Crest of Thunder: Shoots thunderbolts from sword
    Crest of Champions: Destroys all on-screen enemies
    Hydra Fang: Gives you a skeleton shield
    Wizard's Cape: You take half damage from enemies
    Harpy Wing: Increases speed
    Blue Power Star: Recover 1 physical strength
    Yellow Power Star: Recover 3 physical strength
    Red Power Star: Recover full physical strength
    Green Jewel: Turns all enemies into Blue Power Stars
    Wise Man's Stone: Upgrade your character's level by 1

    • LEVEL SELECT:
    Boot machine with service switch pressed.
    Message appears: SERVICE SWITCH ERROR, press 1p Start(x3), service switch, 1p Start.
    Message appears: SELECT BY DOWN SW, select level with joystick Down/Up and push Start button.

    SERIES
    • Rastan Saga (1987)
    • Rastan Saga II (1988)
    • Warrior Blade - Rastan Saga Episode III (1991)

    STAFF
    Programmers: Hideaki Tomioka, Mari Iwano, Kazuhiko Sugiyama, Ted Aono, Manabu Doi
    Hardware designer: Eikichi Takahashi
    Music composed by: Hisayoshi Ogura
    Sound editor: Yasuhisa Watanabe
    Graphic designer: Hiroyasu Nagai
    Game and art designer: Hisaya Yabusaki

    PORTS
    • CONSOLES:
    [JP] NEC PC-Engine (jul.6, 1990) "Rastan Saga II [Model TP02012]"
    [JP] Sega Mega Drive (aug.10, 1990) "Rastan Saga II [Model T-11043]"
    [JP] Sony PS2 (aug.25, 2005) "Taito Memories Gekan [Model SLPM-66092]"

    CONTRIBUTE
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