DescriptionIn this game, the player controls Mouse, a silent musician who travels with his talking guitar Pattimo. One day Mouse is invited to play at a royal wedding on an island called Pandule. But soon he discovers that the groom Xelpherpolis has put an awful time-looping spell on the island, and intends to destroy this way the entire population. Mouse has to stop the villain and, most importantly, recruit other people to help him break the spell.
Ephemeral Fantasia is a Japanese-style role-playing game with turn-based combat. Several characters can be recruited to the party. The game's stand-out feature is the time-looping system, which is somewhat similar to the one implemented in The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask. The game has an internal clock, and the first five days repeat themselves until Mouse finds a way to stop it. Certain events occur only if Mouse travels to a specific location at a specific time.
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- "Reiselied" -- Original Japanese release title
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The Press Says
|GamePro (US)||Jul 19, 2001||3.5 out of 5||70|
|Gaming Age||Jul 17, 2001||B-||67|
|Gamezone (Germany)||Sep 06, 2001||6 out of 10||60|
|RPGFan||Aug 22, 2001||59 out of 100||59|
|GameSpot||Aug 18, 2000||5.7 out of 10||57|
|Gamezilla||Jul 17, 2001||56 out of 100||56|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Oct 01, 2001||11 out of 20||55|
|Super Play||Aug, 2001||5 out of 10||50|
|IGN||Jul 13, 2001||4.2 out of 10||42|
|Game Revolution||Jul 09, 2001||D-||16|
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Title translationThe game's Japanese original title is Reiselied. That's not Japanese, but German, and means "Travel Song". Of course, this title has something to do with the main protagonist, who is a musician.
Related Web Sites
- Konami: Ephemeral Fantasia (Official website.)
- Wikipedia: Ephemeral Fantasia (Information about Ephemeral Fantasia at Wikipedia)
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