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Gemfire (Genesis)

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Koei made an incursion into the fantasy worlds of magic with this game.

Six magicians, each trapped inside a magical gem, are liberated from the crown Gemfire by Princess Robyn, daughter of the tyrannical ruler of Ishmeria, King Eselred. Fleeing across the length and breadth of the island nation, they each choose a leader from the greatest noble houses as their champion to topple Eselred and bring peace to Ishmeria.

Players select one of these noblemen and seek to unite all the provinces under their banner through a combination of warfare and diplomacy.


Gemfire Genesis We took some land.
Gemfire Genesis Scenario selection
Gemfire Genesis Cyclop vs. magician
Gemfire Genesis Magician vs. knights

Alternate Titles

  • "Super Royal Blood" -- Japanese SNES title
  • "SUPER ロイヤルブラッド" -- Japanese Super Famicom title
  • "Royal Blood" -- Japanese MSX/NES/Genesis title

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User Reviews

Think Defenders of the Crown with more depth (and magic!) Kevin Johnson (84) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars

The Press Says Jan 21, 2010 10 out of 10 100
Legendra Aug 24, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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PCGamer77 (3025) added Gemfire (Genesis) on Jun 06, 2002
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