DescriptionIn the once peaceful land of Mistral, legend holds of a brave knight named Drak who has sealed an evil god named Deoric beneath the six continents of the land. However, peace never lasts. The Garuda Empire has invaded the lands of Mistral, and the six Dark Generals, led by Sornbul, have conquered the continents. Sornbul's ambition is nothing less than to resurrect Deoric and plunge the land into chaos.
Duran, descendant of Drak, is the only one who can stop the Garuda Empire's mad plan, and with the power of Drak's mystic armors, he heads off to stop Sornbul at any cost.
The six continents of Mistral can be challenged in any order, each of which are filled with hordes of demons and one of Sornbul's Dark Generals. After completing all six continents the player will face Sornbul on the final island. Before a level the player can choose from one of four elemental armors, each with its own bullet spread and unique bomb. The armor's attack can be powered up several levels by finding jewels dropped by enemies. This power level, as well as the armor's health, is reduced when hit. Enemies also drop crystals that are used in a between-level shop to buy additional health, bombs, and continues.
- "Winds of Thunder" -- Japanese title
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The Press Says
|All Game Guide||TurboGrafx CD||1998||90|
|GameFan Magazine||TurboGrafx CD||Apr, 1993||87 out of 100||87|
|Mega Fun||TurboGrafx CD||May, 1993||86 out of 100||86|
|GameFan Magazine||SEGA CD||Apr, 1995||84 out of 100||84|
|Game Zero||TurboGrafx CD||Mar, 1993||84.5 out of 100||84|
|GamePro (US)||SEGA CD||Apr, 1995||4 out of 5||80|
|HonestGamers||SEGA CD||Jan 16, 2004||8 out of 10||80|
|Video Games & Computer Entertainment||SEGA CD||May, 1995||8 out of 10||80|
|The Video Game Critic||SEGA CD||Jan 03, 2009||B-||67|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||SEGA CD||Apr, 1995||6 out of 10||60|
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TriviaThe Sega CD version of Lords of Thunder has a slightly remixed soundtrack over the original Turbo Duo version.
TurboGrafx CD Credits