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Lord Monarch

MobyRank MobyScore
FM Towns
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PC-98
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5.0
Wii
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Platform Votes Score
FM Towns Awaiting 1 votes...
Genesis 2 4.2
PC-98 1 5.0
SNES 2 4.3
Wii Awaiting 1 votes...
Combined MobyScore 5 4.4


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GenesisSega-16.com
Of course, Western audiences have long enjoyed the Shining games while Lord Monarch - and, sadly, Nihon Falcom itself – remain largely in the dark outside of Japan. It’s a real shame that Lord Monarch never saw an English port. It’s a well designed game with crisp, colorful graphics; a nice soundtrack; and solid, interesting gameplay. While I doubt the storyline is particularly amazing, the quality of all of the other parts just makes me wish I could experience the whole game as intended. As I learned from selling my Shining Force III (and my Dragon Force… and my Panzer Dragoon Saga… sigh…), while you can stumble through a game and even enjoy pretty much everything it has to offer, it’s still not the same. If there’s any consolation, it’s that while I may not have fully understood what I’m missing from Lord Monarch, at least I had the pleasure of accompanying Alfred on his quest to do whatever it was we set out to do.